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Changes announced to bus services at Bishopbriggs

Local bus operator First Glasgow has this morning advised customers of changes to services in the Auchinairn area due to ongoing roadworks.

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Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

If you’ve ever struggled to get rid of an old sofa, bed or fridge freezer a new, tongue-in-cheek video showing Scots how to ‘skip the trip to the tip’ is for you.

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Poll calls to protect places like the hill Quinag in the Scottish Highlands. Pic: Kevin Lelland.

Poll calls for Scotland’s wild lands to be protected

As tourists flock to Scotland’s scenic outdoors for the summer holidays, a clear majority would be put off visits by industrial development.

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The yellow-legged tortoiseshell. Picture: SWNS

Sir David Attenborough warning of butterfly decline - and how you can help

This summer is critical for butterflies as common species have fallen into decline, Sir David Attenborough has warned.

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A representative of the Forestry Commission surveys the damage after the tree felling

Builders who axed trees have bid for Lenzie housing development rejected on appeal

Campaigners are claiming victory after developers who axed 70 trees at a site in Lenzie had their appeal to build homes there rejected.

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Drivers and residents driven round the bend by closure of Auchinairn Road

Drivers and residents driven round the bend by closure of Auchinairn Road

Confusion is rife over the closure of a main arterial road linking Bishopbriggs with Lenzie.

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Changes to bus services due to closure of Auchinairn Road

Changes to bus services due to closure of Auchinairn Road

Local bus operator First Glasgow is advising customers of a number of changes to services due to temporary road closures at Auchinairn Road over the summer.

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There will be a contraflow in place near Aberdeen Airport this weekend.

Warning to motorists over road closures in Bearsden

More disruption for commuters as resurfacing works take place in Bearsden over the summer.

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There will be a contraflow in place near Aberdeen Airport this weekend.

More misery for motorists at Lennoxtown

More hold-ups for commuters with six weeks of roadworks at Lennoxtown.

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Photo Emma Mitchell 28.06.17
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Another year without safety lights at Kirkintilloch shared space?

Waiting a year before putting safety lights back at the busy Catherine Street junction 
in Kirkintilloch is “totally 
unacceptable”.

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Gillian Barrie from  CSGNT and Councillor Jim Gibbons with members of the Torrance Greenspace Group who have been awarded funding

Going green with a funding windfall

Projects to improve green spaces in East Dunbartonshire have been won thousands of pound in funding.

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New all-weather pitch for Lennoxtown one step closer

New all-weather pitch for Lennoxtown one step closer

A modern all-weather football park at Lennoxtown is one step closer for young players.

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Teh building that would have been demolished under the plans

Councillors clash over Drymen Road plans

Plans to build a new nursery, private flats with parking and additional temporary accomodation for homeless people at Bearsden have been rejected.

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Councillor Ferretti

Council to consider new all-weather football pitch for Lennoxtown

A modern all-weather football park for Lennoxtown is on the agenda tonight before East Dunbartonshire Council, thanks to new local Councillor Paul Ferretti.

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An artists drawing of the new plans which have been submitted to East Dunbartonshire Council

Plea to save historic Rob Roy FC

People are being urged to 
support plans for a new stadium for Kirkintilloch Rob Roy or face losing the 139-year-old football club for good.

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It is envisaged that these works will enable the new 1.38km section of the B977 to open to traffic on Monday, June 26.

Ten days of disruption for motorists near Milngavie

There’s more disruption for motorists near Milngavie for the next 10 days because of emergency repairs by Scottish Power.

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Pictured at the opening are (l-r) Gillian Telfer, Callum Christie, Cllr Gibbons, Cllr Goodall, Paul Curran, Scott McMillan and Gordon Strain

Get your skates on and head to the park

A new £120,000 skate park was opened in Milngavie’s Lennox Park last week and it’s already proving wheely popular.

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Disruption on the road at Bearsden

Disruption on the road at Bearsden

Motorists are advised to avoid a road in Bearsden if they can because of long tailbacks.

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Tannoch Loch, Milngavie. Picture by Emma Mitchell.

Plea to feed the birds the right way

Residents in Milngavie are warning people not to feed the ducks with bread on Tannoch Loch because it causes a variety of problems.

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Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

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