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Parking up the wrong streets say residents

Pay and display parking meters have helped to boost the turnover of spaces in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie, according to East Dunbartonshire Council.

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Minister  is on board for better rail service

Minister is on board for better rail service

The Minister for Transport has agreed to explore MSP Rona Mackay’s call to re-twin the Westerton to Milngavie railway line.

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Developers go back to school

Developers go back to school

Developers have submitted a planning application to develop the site around the former St Agatha’s Primary School in Kirkintilloch.

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24-03-2015 Picture Roberto Cavieres.  Kirkintilloch. Protest outside Council HQ over Catherine Street junction. Councillors arriving for meeting to decide on plans for junction. Sandy Taylor Visually Impaired Forum

TWO years and £650k to return lights says report

A shock report estimates it may cost up to £650,000 and take TWO YEARS to reinstate the traffic lights at Catherine Street junction at Cowgate.

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Shared space at Cowgate, Kirkintilloch

Call for Glasgow council to reconsider ‘shared space’ plan

Calls for Glasgow City Council to scrap controversial plans to create ‘shared spaces’ in the city centre - similar to the divisive scheme in Kirkintilloch - will be voiced later today.

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Rhondda Geekie

Former council boss on shared space group

Former East Dunbartonshire Council Leader Rhondda Geekie is to play a major role in the new public consultation process on the controversial shared space.

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Councillor hits out at ‘offensive’ CALA letter

Councillor hits out at ‘offensive’ CALA letter

A Bishopbriggs councillor 
has accused a housing 
developer of “breathtaking arrogance” and “contempt” for local democracy.

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Campaigners say the reservoirs have been allowed to fall into disrepair

Reservoirs need to be cared for

A community project has been formed to bring new life back to Milngavie’s reservoirs - which members say need “some tender loving care”.

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Some residents haven't received the bags for their brown bins

Council may ask police to investigate missing bio bags

North Lanarkshire Council is considering calling in police over delays to the new bin collection scheme.

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LETTER: CALA director’s open letter to Bishopbriggs community over Meadowburn housing plan

LETTER: CALA director’s open letter to Bishopbriggs community over Meadowburn housing plan

Sir, – In response to East Dunbartonshire Council’s recent decision to refuse an application for residential development on a brownfield site at Jellyhill, Bishopbriggs – an area of land which was allocated by the council for housing in their own adopted Local Development Plan – CALA Homes (West) would wish to convey our disappointment with the decision.

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Storm Ophelia seen from the Meteosat satellite captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station, showing the size of the storm heading towards the UK.

Fallen tree due to Storm Ophelia has now been cleared

Storm Ophelia caused a tree to fall on Strathblane Road, Milngavie, around 9pm last night but the road has now been cleared by East Dunbartonshire Council’s emergency roads team.

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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Tropical Storm Ophelia is set to hit parts of Scotland today, with travel operators warning of disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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This shows the damage to trees and vegetation on Barloch Moor

Anger over moor ‘destruction’

Residents claim that work to replace a footbridge and paths in Barloch Moor, Milngavie, has damaged an old stone wall, paths, kerbs and trees.

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L-R Scott Fraser, Scottish Waters Scottish Waters corporate affairs regional manager; Bruce Ritchie, head of business operations and visitor experience at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo; Abi Walker waste water treatment modern apprentice.

Launch of new 3P’s campaign

Scottish Water has teamed up with Edinburgh’s famous penguins to raise public awareness of its new 3P’s campaign and prevent toilet and sewer blockages.

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Antonine Wall in New Kilpatrick Cemetery. Picture: Emma Mitchell

What was once a barrier will bring communities together

An ambitious project to bring the Antonine Wall to life has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Resurfacing works will begin on October 18 and will run for four nights.

More hold-ups for motorists at Bishopbriggs

Emergency repairs are taking place on Hillhead Road at its junction with Auchinairn Road, Bishopbriggs.

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Mixing waste was the most ‘efficient’ option

Mixing waste was the most ‘efficient’ option

North Lanarkshire Council has defended its decision to ignore recycling efforts last week.

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Campaigners during a protest at No10 Downing Street recently

Kirkintilloch shared space campaigners: ‘We have been vindicated’

The battle to have Kirkintilloch’s controversial shared space road layout reversed stepped up a gear this week.

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Major housing plan rejected

Major housing plan rejected

Campaigners are jubilant after plans for a major housing development on greenspace at Bishopbriggs were unanimously rejected last week.

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