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MSPs plea to improve train service

Green MSP Ross Greer has written to the Transport Minister to demand improvements to train services in Bearsden and Milngavie.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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Scott Burton is now working at Key Signs in Bellshill

‘Prospects’ of getting a job are improving

Over 1,000 people have been helped into employment in the last year following the launch of the ‘Prospects’ programme.

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Devro sees sales rise in first half of the year

Devro sees sales rise in first half of the year

Strong sales growth in markets including China, south east Asia and Russia together with currency fluctuations helped sausage skin manufacturer Devro see revenues rise 11 per cent to £125.2 million in the first half of the year.

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CALA Homes are planning the development

CALA unveils plan to build 74 new homes in Lenzie

CALA Homes (West) has submitted a planning application for a proposed 74-home development in Lenzie.

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Work continues on Kirkintilloch Town Hall

Take a sneak peek at the regenerated Kirkintilloch Town Hall

Members of the public are being offered a behind-the-scenes peek at Kirkintilloch Town Hall as rejuvenation works continue.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Community banker Lynsey Haggarty

Community banker arrives

The Royal Bank of Scotland is seeking to lessen the impact of closing its Bishopbriggs branch by assigning a community banker to the town.

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There are plans to create a food growing garden in Milngavie

Plans to create a community food growing garden

There are exciting plans to create a community food growing garden in Lennox park in Milngavie.

Following on from the success of the Family Fun Day in Lennox Park that rounded up Milngavie Week, Milngavie Community Development Trust (MCDT) has put on a wall mounted display downstairs at Gavin’s Mill, at the entrance to the Fairtrade Cafe.

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Former toilets in Milngavie

Toilet users are becoming a real inconvenience

A nail salon in Milngavie has been so overwhelmed by the number of people who ask to use their toilet that they have to turn people away.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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A new fish and seafood eaterie is opening in Milngavie this weekend.

New fish and seafood cafe opening this weekend

The owner of Fantoosh fish shop in Milngavie is opening a new fish and seafood cafe called ‘Fantoosh Nook’ this weekend.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Transport
Campaigners have staged protests against the housing development

Ministers greenlight new housing plans

Plans to build 57 homes in Milton of Campsie have been given the go-ahead by Scottish Ministers after being rejected by East Dunbartonshire Council.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Getting ready for the Gin Festival

In Good Spirits

The Finsbury pub will be holding the event this weekend, while Bardowie Gin (inset) was recently judged to be one of the best in Scotland

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Raja Rani will offer Indian cuisine

New restaurant set to open - and you could eat for FREE!

A new restaurant is set to launch at the start of next month, with owners offering FREE food on opening night.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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