Closure of Bishopbriggs school lane could lead to tragedy say parents

Parents have demanded a rethink over the “monumental” decision to close a footpath leading to their children’s school.

Woodhill Primary is closing

Extended holidays for pupils this Easter

More than 800 children in East Dunbartonshire will return to brand new schools after the Easter holidays this year.

English teacher Liz Ogg - touches her nose - this is something that people with motor Neurone Disease can struggle to do.

Pupils raise nearly £5k in memory of Bearsden Academy English teacher

A fashion show at Bearsden Academy raised £4,650 in memory of an English teacher who sadly died last year due to Motor Neurone Disease.

At the naming of the new Thomas Muir School

School path closed as work continues on new Bishopbriggs primary

Parents and carers of children at Woodhill Primary School and Cleddens Early Years Centre are advised that the path at the rear of the new Thomas Muir Primary school will be closed from Monday, January 30.

Gemma Swan

Turnbull High School pair become real golden girls

Two dedicated youngsters have become the first members of their school community to be awarded a Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award.

Safety first for winner Erin

Safety first for winner Erin

Woodhill Primary School pupil Erin Boyle found a recent art competition child’s play – landing first prize.

St Andrews Primary School, artist impression for the new school.

Permission granted for new Catholic primary school

Planning permission has been granted to build a new merged Catholic primary school in Bearsden.

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St Joseph's Primary, cheque presentation to school in Malawi.
Head teacher Mrs Duns giving cheque to Dr. Jo Thorp.

Funds for African school

St Joseph’s Primary raised over £600 for a school in Malawi by holding a coffee morning in June this year.

Eilidh McConnell's going to study in China

Eilidh’s next year of study is full of Eastern Promise

Eilidh McConnell, a sixth year pupil at Douglas Academy in Milngavie, has won a scholarship to study and work in China next year.

Positive Achievements awards ceremony

A positive way to end the year on a high

The learning and achievements of 29 young people in East Dunbartonshire was recognised at the Positive Achievements Winter Awards ceremony recently.

Paul and Alan

East Dunbartonshire apprentices up for national awards

Two hard working apprentices from East Dunbartonshire Council have been shortlisted for national awards.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Ross Lumsden

Hard work pays off for Ross thanks to employer

A dedicated Bearsden man has become the most recent beneficiary of an innovative training academy run by his employers.

Baljaffray pupils appealed to the community for food donations

Kind pupils are helping to fight hunger

Following the front page headline “Help Fight Hunger” in the Milngavie and Bearsden Herald on December 8, children from two of Baljaffray Primary School’s committees (Baljaffray Rights Respecting Bureau and Charities Committee) put out an appeal to the school community for donations for the East Dunbartonshire Foodbank Appeal.

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MILNGAVIE. St Joseph's Primary - WINNER of the police Christmas card competition Anastasia McLaughlin with chief inspector Smith, Provost  Una Walker

Christmas card competition

Anastasia McLaughlin, a P6 pupil at St Joseph’s Primary School in Milngavie, is the winner of East Dunbartonshire Police design a Christmas card competition. The contest was open to all primary school children up to 11 - and the police were impressed with the high standards of entries year - they received 100 in total. Pupils were asked to create hand-drawn or hand-painted designs and the theme was “A Police Christmas Safety Message.”

East Dunbartonshire to host National Holocaust Memorial Day

East Dunbartonshire to host National Holocaust Memorial Day

Scotland’s national Holocaust Memorial Day will be hosted next month by East Dunbartonshire - along with a number of other events throughout the week.

Competition winner Isla

An early Christmas present for Isla

Four-year-old Isla Hutton was celebrating after being crowned the winner of a colouring competition run by a local opticians.


Thanks a million

Holy Family Primary School recently held a successful Christmas Faye - raising over £3,300 for school funds.

Parents demonstrating about proposed closure of St Joseph's PS

Planning permission granted for controversial new school

Planning permission to build a controversial new primary school in Bearsden was granted at a meeting of the Planning Board on Tuesday night.

Out of the Box

Classes with strings attached

Pupils in eight primary schools across Bearsden and Milngavie have been attending classes with a difference – puppet workshops designed to unlock creativity.

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