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Millions invested in affordable housing

The Scottish Government is set to provide £21.7 million to build affordable housing in East Dunbartonshire over the next three years.

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Pedestrians cross at the Catherine Street shared space junction

Playing politics with Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme?

Councillors have been accused of using Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme as a way to “score political points”.

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Campaigners want traffic lights reinstated at the Catherine Street junction

Row over reinstating traffic lights at Kirkintilloch shared space rumbles on

An MP has welcomed the proposed reinstatement traffic lights removed as part of Kirkintilloch town centre’s controversial shared space scheme.

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Last year's STARS

Brightest STARS in awards shortlist

The shortlists have been announced for a series of awards that honour those who go above and beyond the call of duty.

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Pedestrians cross at the Catherine Street shared space junction

No quick fix on the horizon for Kirkintilloch shared space critics

Councillors have unanimously backed a move to investigate reinstating traffic lights at the controversial shared space scheme in Kirkintilloch Town Centre.

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Aedan is brushing up for a successful career

Aedan is brushing up for a successful career

Lennoxtown teenager Aedan Coll has a bright future as a painter and decorator after completing an employability course at New College Lanarkshire.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Payouts for women within weeks, say council

Female employees at East Dunbartonshire Council are still waiting for their equal pay settlements — 12 YEARS after their 
initial complaint.

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Smartcard

Train users can save cash by going smart

The ScotRail Alliance is providing customers train travel with greater flexibility and freedom than ever before, with the launch of ‘Flexipass’ tickets as a purchase option on Smartcard.

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Kate Waddell outside Milngavie Youth Centre.

Plea to get public toilets open ASAP

Concerns have been raised about how long it’s taking to complete a project which would make toilets available to the public in Milngavie.

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Milngavie Orthodontist, Lauren Anderson winner of Dentist of the year award.

Smiles all round for award winning orthodontist

Former Bearsden Academy pupil Lauren Anderson has won the Young Dentist of the Year Award in recognition of being one of the youngest

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Ambassador Danyl Johnson

Neighbours celebrate lottery win

Two neighbours have landed the People’s Postcode Lottery’s Daily Prize, thanks to their postcode G69 9AW being drawn today (Thursday, June 1).

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Part of Upperkirkgate is to be shut from 6am on June 7 until 12am onJune 23

Six-weeks of road closure misery for commuters at Bishopbriggs and Lenzie

There is more roadwork misery ahead for motorists with a main arterial road linking Bishopbriggs with Lenzie to close for more than a month.

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Pictured at the ceremony from John McGavigan Ltd are Sarah Main, Frank Duffin and Stephen Mathers

Double success for top local exporters

A pioneering manufacturer flying the flag for East Dunbartonshire and Scotland has scooped a dazzling double.

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Glasgow City Council lose court hearing

Court of Session judgment paves the way for equal pay justice in Glasgow City Council

Thousands of low paid women will now be able to proceed with their equal pay claims against Glasgow City Council (GCC) after an attempt by the council to avoid pay-outs was kicked out by the Court of Session this morning (Tuesday, May 30).

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Art Forum has closed

Art Forum has closed after 25 years

A popular art gallery and shop in Milngavie has closed down after 25 years of trading.

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Gil Paterson MSP calls for block to be demolished and social affordable housing to be built instead.

MSP calls for demolition of derelict flats and construction of affordable housing

MSP Gil Paterson is calling on a derelict block of flats to be pulled down in Bearsden, and replaced with a modern affordable front-and-backdoor housing.

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Collette was a former St Ninians pupil

Collette’s making a bit of name for herself in the social enterprise field

Collette Norval heads up the newly launched social start-up, Social Stuff Ltd, creators of SQUAD scarf.

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Business owners David and Mara

Business is blooming in Bishopbriggs for florist

A company that launched to supply a wide range of artificial flowers and floral arrangements for weddings is now securing deals with global brands including L’Oreal, Estee Lauder and Harrods.

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Mark Malcolm receives the cheque from Andrew Slaven

Eight great good causes

The Chryston & Muirhead Business Community recently gave eight local good causes a donation of £250 each to help support and expand their ongoing activities.

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Property prices are on the up across the UK but no where more  than Scotland. Picture: Toby Williams

East Dunbartonshire house prices set to soar

Property experts have predicted that house prices in East Dunbartonshire will rocket by over 20 per cent in the next five years.

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