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MSP: ‘We still have to keep up pressure’ over shared space in Kirkintilloch

Strathkelvin MSP Rona Mackay said today she is looking forward to the “disastrous” shared space project at Kirkintilloch being sorted to ensure the needs of all her constituents are taken into consideration.

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  roadworks of Cowgate in Kirkintilloch - between Catherine Street and the William Patrick Library

Shared space U-turn for Kirkintilloch?

A controversial shared space scheme in Kirkintilloch may be reversed - after its two main backers this week conceded it was not working.

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Residents protest against the development plans at Meadowburn, Bishopbriggs.

Protest over major new housing development plan for Bishopbriggs site

Concern has been expressed over plans for a major new housing development at Bishopbriggs.

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Scottish Water.

Part of Allander Walkway in Milngavie closing for six months

A popular walkway in Milngavie is going to be closed for six months to enable Scottish Water to carry out some work.

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Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing.

Appointment of Agriculture Champions announced

The Scottish Government has appointed four Agriculture Champions to advise on the development of a strategy for the sector.

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Chaos at the Catherine Street junction in Kirkintilloch

Traffic lights on the way back to shared space junction at Kirkintilloch?

It is hoped traffic lights may soon be reinstated at a busy junction in Kirkintilloch town centre.

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Air pollution threat in Glasgow’s West End

Air pollution threat in Glasgow’s West End

Partick Cross in Glasgow’s West End is among the most polluted streets in the country – and Hope Street in the city centre is the worst.

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Clean air group warns Roman Road fumes are killing us

Clean air group warns Roman Road fumes are killing us

Exhaust fumes from vehicles roaring along Kirkintilloch Road and Roman Road are a major public health hazard, according to a damning new report.

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The remainder of the roadworks between Catherine Street and the William Patrick Library, as part of the shared space layout, must be completed.

Council leader admits shared space has not worked in Kirkintilloch

East Dunbartonshire Council leader Rhondda Geekie admitted live on radio today that the controversial shared space at Kirkintilloch has been a failure.

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MSP Rona Mackay at the shared space junction at Catherine St/Kerr St in Kirkintilloch

Join in discussion over shared space in Kirkintilloch live on BBC radio show today

Kirkintilloch’s controversial shared space tops the bill on a BBC Radio Scotland news discussion programme at lunchtime today.

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Views sought on new housing development

Views sought on new housing development

The public are invited to view plans for a new housing development in Bishopbriggs.

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Gales are expected to batter most of Scotland from Wednesday

Blizzards set to bring travel disruption across Scotland

Snow storms amid winds gusting up to 75mph are forecast to batter Scotland from tomorrow until Friday.

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Arctic blast set to bring snow and bitterly cold temperatures to Scotland

Arctic blast set to bring snow and bitterly cold temperatures to Scotland

Freezing air direct from the Arctic is set to descend over most of the country this week bringing with it the threat of snow.

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Bedlam on the buses at shared space junction in Kirkintilloch

Bedlam on the buses at shared space junction in Kirkintilloch

Negotiating the controversial shared space junction in Kirkintilloch town centre became even more difficult than normal this morning.

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Foreign trees more a threat than grazing

Foreign trees more a threat than grazing

Scotland’s native woods will miss Biodiversity targets for 2020 unless urgent action is taken to address non-native tree species in the country’s forests.

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Work progressing well on £5.5m town hall upgrade

Work progressing well on £5.5m town hall upgrade

The new year brings a new era for one of Kirkintilloch’s most iconic buildings as work progresses on its £5.5 million upgrade.

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Friends united will help Mugdock Park grow places

Friends united will help Mugdock Park grow places

A friendly new scheme has been launched to help a popular country park continue to blossom.

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Christmas Tree refuge collection, Recycle xmas tree

Recycle your Christmas tree

From Friday, January 6, you can dispose of your Christmas tree in a skip at West Carlston Garden Centre in Torrance, Homebase in Milngavie, William Patrick Library car park in Kirkintilloch and Mavis Valley Recycling Centre in Bishopbriggs.

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Walkers and climbers urged to stay safe this winter

Walkers and climbers urged to stay safe this winter

Many people will use the festive season to go walking and climbing with mountain safety experts urging them to take precautions to stay safe.

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