Water works lead to road closure

Road users in Kirkintilloch are being warned that a road will be closed for at least a week due to Scottish Water upgrade works.

The National Lottery

Owner of £1million lottery ticket has just a month to claim prize

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

Cash is up for grabs

Recycle responsibly for a chance to win £500

Community groups, schools and good causes across East Dunbartonshire are being given the chance to each win £500 worth of vouchers to purchase new electrical products as part of an initiative to promote responsible recycling.

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Parking bays in Bearsden.

Parking appeal success is ‘just the ticket’

A resident who successfully appealed a town centre parking ticket is worried that others may have also been wrongly charged.

Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

Council loses £500k on car parking measures

Council loses £500k on car parking measures

East Dunbartonshire Council made a loss of £500,000 on car parking last year, a new report has revealed.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

Pacitti Jones Will Aid Award

Where there’s a will there’s a charity way

A law firm with branches in Lenzie and Bishopbriggs has raised nearly £5,000 for charity after taking part in this year’s Will Aid.

Little Italy is NOT coming to Bearsden.

Little Italy is not coming to Bearsden

Despite rumours last week to the contrary - Little Italy is not moving into the former Aulds Bakers in Bearsden.

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Could Little Italy be heading to Bearsden?

Little Italy set to move in to former bakers?

Rumours are rife that a popular pizzeria is set to move into the former Aulds Bakers at 108 Drymen Road, in Bearsden.

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Westerhill Road, Bishopbriggs relief road

Anger over delays to new £6.5m relief road

Frustrated commuters are up in arms over delays to the opening of the new £6.5 million Bishopbriggs Relief Road.

The hall management committee

Crowdfunding will keep village hall fires burning

A crowdfunding appeal to help with repair work to Campsie Memorial Hall has nearly reached its target – in less than three weeks.

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

The Killearn Hotel

Future of Killearn Hotel is in question

Almost 100 people have joined a facebook group called “Save the Black Bull” in a bid to save the Killearn Hotel building (formerly The Black Bull Hotel).

Asis Allauddin.

Nursery faces £6.3k rates hike

A Lenzie nursery owner says he will be forced to pass on a 33 per cent hike in business rates to parents.

St Mary's Church

Church lands £200,000 lottery windfall

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Historic Environment Scotland (HES), have awarded £208,000 to restore the roof and structure of the Grade B listed St Mary’s Church in Kirkintilloch.

Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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John Nicolson MP

East Dunbartonshire MP slams budget

East Dunbartonshire MP John Nicolson has said that Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring budget will see East Dunbartonshire residents hit “disproportionately hard”.

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Mark and Sue Billington

Deli in the running for best in UK award

A local business has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for the second year running.

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