Environment

Environment

“No reports” of unhappiness with shared space junction, council leader says live on radio

East Dunbartonshire Council leader Rhondda Geekie has defended the reopening of all four arms of the busy Catherine Street junction in Kirkintilloch stripped of traffic lights in an interview a few days ago on Clyde 1.

News 4
Golf Drive flooding, Bearsden 
October 2013

Flood prevention proposals for Bearsden - meeting

Proposals for flood prevention work in the Heather Avenue Park area of Bearsden will be on display at a public meeting next week.

News
Canniesburn woods in Bearsden.

Argument rages on over woodland plans in Bearsden

A row has broken out over a petition launched by a resident to ‘Save Canniesburn Woods’ by blocking a planning application.

News 1
Larkfield Resource Centre

Historic site to be demolished

A historic building is to be 
demolished to make way 
for a new pub - despite a 
campaign by Lenzie residents to save it.

News 1

VIDEO: Confusion as controversial Kirkintilloch shared space junction fully reopens

Confusion was rife on Monday morning as a busy junction in Kirkintilloch reopened fully without traffic lights.

News 3
Getting grit ready for winter.

Help to stay safe this winter

Two roadshows are rolling into Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs in the next week to help residents have a safe and happy festive season.

Environment
Rona Mackay MSP

Strathkelvin MSP and community centre organise welcoming group for refugees from war-torn Syria

A welcoming group is being arranged for the refugees being resettled in East Dunbartonshire.

News 1
River pollution

Company hit with fine for polluting Kirkintilloch burn

A construction company has been slapped with a £4,000 fine for polluting the Bothlin Burn in Kirkintilloch.

Environment
Kirkintilloch supermarket staff feel the chill as heating breaks down in sub-zero temperatures

Kirkintilloch supermarket staff feel the chill as heating breaks down in sub-zero temperatures

Staff at a Kirkintilloch supermarket have been left shivering as the store’s central heating system broke down - during one of the coldest weeks of the year.

News
Photo Emma Mitchell 31.10.16
Shared space, Kirkintilloch

Fears as junction set to reopen

Residents have been expressing concern ahead of the 
reopening of a busy junction in Kirkintilloch following the removal of traffic lights.

News 1
Cllr Rhondda Geekie

Council leader quizzed live on radio over Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme

The leader of East Dunbartonshire Council, Councillor Rhondda Geekie, refuses to take up the offer of walking blindfold across Kirkintilloch’s controversial shared space.

News 2
Bridge closed because of safety fears

Bridge closed because of safety fears

A pedestrian bridge over the Luggie Water has been closed due to safety concerns.

Environment
Photo Emma Mitchell 31.10.16
Shared space, Kirkintilloch

Minister: Shared space design has to be ‘inclusive’

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf is to contact East 
Dunbartonshire Council about safety and equality issues in relation to the shared space in Kirkintilloch town centre.

Environment 1
Hares must be controlled to safeguard habitats, the SGA has said.

Warning of habitat damage if culls banned

A full ban on the culling of mountain hares could lead to serious damage to habitats and the species, a national organisation has warned.

Environment 4
Farmers across Scotland are being urged to open their gates to the public for next years Open Farm Sunday on June 11. Organisers LEAF are keen to see more farms taking part.

Farmers urged to highlight vital role

Farmers across Scotland are being urged to open their gates and welcome the public to showcase their achievements and the goods and services they deliver.

Environment
Photo Emma Mitchell 31.10.16
Shared space, Kirkintilloch

Fury over junction reopening

A Kirkintilloch high street is to be fully reopened to traffic in two weeks time – with all four arms of a busy junction operating without traffic lights.

Environment 4
The Met Office has issued a yellow be aware warning for Tuesday, November 8 across Scotland

Weather warning ahead of snowfall

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning ahead of snow and low temperatures that will sweep the country tomorrow.

Environment
Lennoxtown conservation project work completed

Lennoxtown conservation project work completed

Balgrochan Marsh is looking blooming marvellous thanks to a grant of more than £23,000 towards improvement works on the Lennoxtown attraction.

Environment
Walking the walk and talking the talk for Muir

Walking the walk and talking the talk for Muir

People of all ages and from all backgrounds recently took part in a series of events in memory of one of Scotland’s greatest sons.

Environment
Public urged to attend Bishopbriggs community hub meeting

Public urged to attend Bishopbriggs community hub meeting

Bishopbriggs Community Council are urging people to attend a public meeting hosted by them tomorrow, Wednesday November 2, at 7pm to get people’s views on East Dunbartonshire Council’s plans for the town’s new community hub.

Environment
Load more