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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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Bishopbriggs Library

Work set to begin on £2m library upgrade

Work is set to begin on the controversial £2 million project to transform Bishopbriggs Library.

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Jack (right) receives his award from  Lee Frimston, merchant sales director at Jeld-Wen

Top award for dedicated young trainee manager

A young Kirkintilloch 
tradesman is celebrating 
after winning a top award 
for his work.

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Receiving the award

Car dealership scoops customer service award

The Evans Halshaw Ford dealership in Kirkintilloch have won a regional award for their work with the Motability Car Scheme. The Dealer Award accolade is part of a programme of awards, launched last year by Motability Operations, to recognise and reward outstanding customer service provided by local Motability dealerships using customer feedback and reviews.

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Scottish asparagus is going to be available in Waitrose.

Scottish asparagus now available in Waitrose

Waitrose is the first national supermarket to sell Scottish asparagus in branches across Scotland.

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The tunnel will be finished later this year

Tunnel project is set for 2017 completion

Most of us will never see it up close, but beneath the south side’s streets a massive project – biggest of its type in Scotland – is taking shape.

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The National Lottery

Lottery winner only has a week to collect £1million prize

The clock really is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner who has just days left to claim an amazing Lotto Millionaire Raffle prize worth £1,000,000.

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Peter's Bakery

Another prize for Peter’s Bakery

An award-winning baker has landed the lastest in a series of trophies - this time for his potato scones.

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Carey Gray and Nic Billington are pictured at the awards.

Success breeds success for Billington’s

There was a hat-trick of success for the Billington family this week after they landed three gongs at the Scottish Food and Drink Award, held at the King’s Hall in Edinburgh.

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Jacquie Boyd-Coleman

Former Bearsden Academy pupil is a real high flier

Communications group Beattie has appointed former Bearsden Academy pupil Jacquie Boyd-Coleman as managing director of its offices in London, Essex and Cornwall.

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What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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Food ready to be unloaded at a foodbank

Foodbank demand up again

More people in East Dunbartonshire are relying on foobanks than ever before.

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East Dunbartonshire Council headquarters

Apprentice positions are up for grabs at the council

Eight young people are set to be hired by East Dunbartonshire Council’s modern apprentice programme.

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The Black Bull Hotel, Killearn.

Villagers object to former Black Bull being knocked down

Over 50 people don’t want the historic former Black Bull Hotel in Killearn to be bulldozed to make way for flats.

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The shared space at Catherine Street

Campaigners claim victory

Campaigners against the shared space at Kirkintilloch town centre are claiming victory after a damning report by a group of influential MPs.

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Charities benefit from Co-op dividend

Groups cash in thanks to the Co-op

Three local organisations received more than £18,000 from the annual Co-op dividend.

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Property prices on the up

House prices are still on the up

East Dunbartonshire property prices are outperforming much of Scotland.

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An artist's impression of the new facility

Work on new community centre starts this week

A new community facility to be built in the Auchinarirn area of Bishopbriggs is a step closer after building contractors were appointed.

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Cyclists gather in George Square. Picture courtesy of Denise Marshall.

Bears Way is “about making our towns and cities for people”

An East Dunbartonshire man backed the Bears Way cycle lane project in front of hundreds of fellow cyclists last weekend.

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