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Unlocking homes by catching the crooks

Efforts to tackle fraud in East Dunbartonshire have potentially saved the public purse £3.6million and freed up more than 40 homes.

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Anger over Royal Mail plan to axe parcel delivery office

Anger over Royal Mail plan to axe parcel delivery office

Residents have voiced their dismay over the planned 
shutdown of the parcel 
delivery office in Bishopbriggs by Royal Mail.

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Bearsden, Brookwood Library, Councillor Duncan Cumming, against closure.
Picture Paul McSherry.

Councillors vote against selling villa

Plans to sell or lease Brookwood Villa in Bearsden have been put on hold to allow time for other uses of the building to be explored.

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Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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As it was: the old Larkfield Centre

New Lenzie pub and restaurant recruiting staff

A new pub and restaurant built on the site of a former historic building at Lenzie is looking for staff.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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The closure order has been extended to January2018

More hold-ups for motorists at Kirkintilloch/Bishopbriggs

There’s more disruptions for motorists with works being carried out at Kirkintilloch/Bishopbriggs.

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Gil Paterson and Rona Mackay

Your views are being sought about smart tickets for buses

MSPs Gil Paterson and Rona Mackay are asking residents for their thoughts on smart ticketing for buses.

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Concern over planned closure of Royal Mail delivery office at Bishopbriggs

Concern over planned closure of Royal Mail delivery office at Bishopbriggs

Strathkelvin MSP Rona Mackay has spoken of her concern over the planned shutdown of Bishopbriggs delivery office by Royal Mail.

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Judith Johnston presents the awards to Kenneth McAllister

Butcher’s pies win the prize

A Milngavie butcher’s pies have been deemed worthy of national recognition at the recent Scottish Craft Butchers Awards.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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The planning application has been approved

Green light for new homes

Plans to build 35 new properties on land between Gartness Road and Blairessan House, near Station Road, in Killearn have been approved.

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Mark and Sue Billington

Billington’s aiming to win awards hat-trick for Scotland

Local delicatessen Billington’s of Lenzie are going for a hat-trick of wins at a prestigious awards - and they need your help.

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Homebase is to close

Homebase to close with loss of 40 jobs

Homebase in Milngavie is to close in November with the loss of 40 jobs — just a year 
after it was taken over.

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Councillor Gary Pews at the junction of Balmore Road and Station Road with campaigners Penny McElhinney, Jane Logan and David Winter

Drive to clamp down on speed

Support is growing for a campaign to introduce a range of safety measures on one of the busiest roads in East Dunbartonshire.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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Farmers markets are a great source of local produce

Could you change one shopping basket item?

It’s Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight and people are being challenged to “change one thing” in their shopping basket for a Scottish alternative! And food assemblies are making this so easy to achieve!

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The road will be closed for around 14 weeks

Bridge repair means road will be closed for 14 weeks.

Scottish Water is to repair the damage done to a bridge when it was struck by a lorry last year - closing a road for almost four months.

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New council apprentices

Apprentices told ‘you’re hired!’

Ten young people from across East Dunbartonshire have become the council’s newest recruits, successfully making it onto its much sought after and award-winning Modern Apprentice Programme.

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Artists impression of new home development in Milngavie

New retirement homes get underway at Craigdhu Drive

McCarthy and Stone has announced that work has started on 49 privately owned Retirement Living apartments in Milngavie.

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