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Westerton Nursery’s flying high thanks to funds

Westerton Nursery in Bearsden has been awarded £3,000 from Glasgow Airport’s FlightPath Fund to help deliver a winter programme of learning.

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£200k for safer school cycling routes for Bishopbriggs and Lenzie

£200k for safer school cycling routes for Bishopbriggs and Lenzie

Two schools - one in Bishopbriggs and one in Lenzie - have been awarded nearly £200,000 to make walking and cycling to 
school safer.

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Bearsden Academy.

Bearsden Academy has been named Sunday Times State School of the Year

Bearsden Academy has been named Sunday Times State School of the Year for the second time in recent years. The judges said ‘a combination of supportive parents, dedicated staff and ambitious pupils’ all contributed to the award.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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Research your familyat the William Patrick Library

Want to research your family tree? Help is at hand!

If you’re new to family history and require information on how to begin tracing your roots then help is at hand from East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust.

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Raising cash for Children in Need is child’s play

Kids across East Dunbartonshire joined their families, friends and teachers to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need appeal last week.

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SLIDESHOW: Local kids help Children In Need

Milngavie Primary School was thrilled to get a mention on the screen of the BBC Children In Need TV programme last Friday (November 18).

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Parents demonstrating about proposed closure of St Joseph's Primary School.

Question about St Joseph’s Primary asked in Parliament today

MSP Ruth Davidson asked when the Scottish Government will make a decision about the future of St Joseph’s Primary School during today’s First Minister Questions.

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Nicolle is pictured holding the trophy with her team mates.

Nicolle’s team trumps the USA in cook-off

A talented student from Clarkston has triumphed in an international cook-off competition, held to celebrate the launch of City of Glasgow College’s new City Campus.

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MSP’s visit boosts pupils’ project

MSP’s visit boosts pupils’ project

Strathkelvin and Bearsden’s MSP has spoken about her life as a Member of the Scottish Parliament during a recent school visit.

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Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

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Jackie Kay MBE FRSE - Scotland's national poet.

Making poetry with the Makar

For Scotland’s national poet, Jackie Kay, a visit to Auchinairn Primary School was a very special experience – because she spent her own childhood in Bishopbriggs.

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Parliamo Italiano at Woodhill

Parliamo Italiano at Woodhill

The British are famously terrible at learning foreign languages, but at schools like Woodhill Primary in Bishopbriggs there’s a concerted effort to change all that.

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Rona gives top marks to St Ninian’s top performers

Rona gives top marks to St Ninian’s top performers

Kirkintilloch pupils were presented with awards in front of local MSP Rona Mackay at St Ninian’s High School’s annual award ceremony on Thursday.

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MSP congratulates St Ninian’s High School award-winners

MSP congratulates St Ninian’s High School award-winners

Dozens of talented Kirkintilloch pupils were honoured for a variety of achievements at St Ninian’s High School annual award ceremony.

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Milngavie piping junior wins silver at Stornoway MOD

Milngavie piping junior wins silver at Stornoway MOD

Milngavie Pipe Band junior Eala Niamh McElhinney was celebrating recently after winning a silver medal at the Stornaway MOD.

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The trailblazing winners, left to right, are  Euan Chapman, Ellie Hinks, Grace Maclean, Orla Doherty and Euan Lamond, missing from photo  Ross Smith.

Blazing a new trail at Academy

Douglas Academy Trailblazer (formally the Mugdock Run) took place on Wednesday last week (October 5) along a challenging new route..

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Tiernan Callahan (11)

Dad takes son out of school over cash row

Questions have been asked about the level of education provision for youngsters with special needs at a North Lanarkshire school.

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Children view the builders at work

New £12.4m school begins to take shape

A group of Bishopbriggs youngsters got a close-up view of the work going on at the new school building they will move into next year.

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Artist's impression of new Catholic primary school.

Final design unveiled for new Catholic primary school

The proposed final design for the controversial new merged St Andrew’s and St Joseph’s Catholic primary school was unveiled last week at a drop-in event.

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