Business

Business

Scottish Water’s new flood prevention scheme

Two major projects to tackle flooding that has affected 47 properties in the Springburn area of Glasgow have been completed as part of Scottish Water’s ongoing £250m upgrade to the city’s waste water infrastructure.

Business
Lenzie Fairtrade Town Status.

Fair trade gets the thumbs up from local councillors

East Dunbartonshire’s appetite to keep Fair Trade on the menu has been reaffirmed with a ringing vote of confidence.

News
The land near Milngavie fire station where the new retirement houses would be built if permission is granted.

Plans for retirement homes and affordable housing in Milngavie

Plans for new high-quality retirement and affordable housing for older people in Milngavie have been submitted to East Dunbartonshire council.

News
Springburn Academy pupils Sean McInally and Sam Mullen, with Ross Hammell from McTaggart, put their skills to the test.

Springburn pupils help to build their future

Springburn pupils laid the foundations for their future careers with a day

Business
Bishopbriggs Town Centre

Support your town on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers and revellers are being urged to support East Dunbartonshire businesses in the run-up to Christmas and beyond.

Business 1
Milngavie Train Station

Improved train services in Milngavie and Bearsden

Rail passengers in Milngavie and Bearsden are set to benefit from more reliable trains with more seats thanks to £19m investment in the fleet.

News 1
Martin receives his award from the Duke.

Martin is licensed to guide!

The Duke of Argyll has presented newly qualified professional Scottish tourist guide Martin Nichol with his official badge.

News
For onshore wind, Scotland accounts for 46.2 per cent of all UK employment and 57.2 per cent of all UK turnover.

Low carbon industries worth almost £11bn

Low carbon industries in Scotland generated £10.7 billion in turnover and supported 43,500 jobs in 2014, according to news figures.

Business 1
Is Freelancing just a disguised Zero Hours Contract?

Is Freelancing just a disguised Zero Hours Contract?

Small businesses are under increasing pressure to find ways to balance the need to hire staff and the need to stay profitable.

Business
Secret talks on Westfield retail plans

Secret talks on Westfield retail plans

North Lanarkshire Council intends to exclude the public from today’s discussion of the legal challenge to a planned retail park.

News
Ken Morton and Robert Paterson from Bearsden West Community Council have started a petition about the parking problem outside their houses.

Signing up to improve parking situation in Bearsden

Residents who claim that Glasgow University staff and students are taking away their parking spaces and causing a hazard in the area have started a petition.

Transport
Jaw Brew is starting a pop up craft beer bar in Milngavie.

Jaw Brew’s first Pop Up craft beer bar at Lunastal in Milngavie

Local independent micro-brewery Jaw Brew has teamed up with Lunastal restaurant in Milngavie to open a ‘Pop Up’ craft beer bar.

Business
Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

Rugby Park plays host to Scotland’s third and final Autumn International in Kilmarnock on Saturday and and ScotRail is reminding customers travelling to the game by train that services will be busier than normal.

Transport
Business leaders welcome former Scotland rugby captain to speak at black tie event

Business leaders welcome former Scotland rugby captain to speak at black tie event

Former-Glasgow Warriors and Scotland captain, Al Kellock, will be the special guest speaker at the Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lunch on December 8.

Business
Brasserie 19.

Customers claim that Brasserie 19 owes them money

Several people have contacted The Milngavie and Bearsden Herald because they say they are still waiting for a refund for a deposit from Brasserie 19 restaurant in Bearsden.

Business
tofs the original factory shop opening.

Grand opening of The Original Factory Shop in Milngavie

Value retailer, tofs (The Original Factory Shop), opened its new store in Milngavie on Saturday, November 19.

Business
Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

Transport 8
Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

Transport
Cumbernauld retail park backers admit the project is now on hold after controversial intervention from town centre bosses

Cumbernauld retail park backers admit the project is now on hold after controversial intervention from town centre bosses

Plans to bring a retail park with 200 jobs to Westfield have been put to the side as the result of a legal challenge from Cumbernauld town centre chiefs.

Business 1
Ledi Drive, Bearsden

Calls for speed bumps on two Bearsden roads

Concerned residents are calling for speed bumps along Ledi Drive and Bonnaughton Road in Bearsden to slow down drivers.

Transport 2
Load more