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Scottish Government urged to bring in food controls to tackle cancer

Strathkelvin and Bearsden’s MSP has been told that politicians must take action to curb a health scourge seen as second only to smoking.

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East Dunbartonshire Council HQ

Glowing review for East Dunbartonshire Homecare Service

A service that provides care and support to people in East Dunbartonshire has been highly praised by inspectors and service users.

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Michelle McManus

Join Pop Idol Michelle McManus for a walk!

Pop Idol Michelle McManus is inviting locals to help her kick off Scotland’s Big Fit Walk campaign in Kirkintilloch.

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Michelle McManus

Pop Idol winner heads to East Dunbartonshire

Singer, television presenter, actress and DJ Michelle McManus is set to launch an event to promote walking.

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Maggies Centre Glasgow has received funding from the Scottish Power Foundation.

Maggie’s Centre awarded £49k from Scottish Power

People affected by cancer are getting vital support thanks to a £49,000 award to Maggie’s Glasgow from the Scottish Power Foundation.

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Local Heroes completed a makeover of the bathroom.

Local Heroes come to the rescue at Quarriers Centre

A centre in Glasgow which provides support for adults with learning disabilities and respite for their carers, has received a free DIY makeover courtesy of Local Heroes.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

A new project which aims to raise awareness of the chronic illness ME among health professionals has been launched during ME Awareness Week.

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Two in three adults face mental health problems

Two in three adults face mental health problems

Most Britons say they have experienced a mental health problem at some point in their lives with younger generations particularly impacted.

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Head Injury Information Day will be held in the citys DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Cambridge Street next week on Wednesday, May 10, running from 9.00am to 3.30pm.

Head Injury Information Day coming to Glasgow

An annual event bringing together people living with brain injuries, their families, friends and carers alongside charities and support groups working in Lanarkshire and throughout West Central Scotland is again coming to Glasgow.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

What smokers need to know about the new cigarette laws

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

New breast cancer trial seeks volunteers

A new scheme will reduce women’s risk of developing breast cancer by helping them lose weight and become more active.

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New push for cancer care unit at Stobhill Hospital

New push for cancer care unit at Stobhill Hospital

A health campaigner who has been fighting for a cancer care unit at Stobhill Hospital for more than a decade is to meet with health chiefs.

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Last year's Memory Fest

Organiser will remember dad at charity music fest

The return of a special live
music event to raise funds 
and awareness to help people with Alzheimer’s disease will be particularly poignant for one of its organisers.

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Rona McKay joined staff and residents at the opening

A “wonderful renovation”

Abbeyfield Scotland held a celebration at their house in Lenzie’s Garngaber Avenue last week to mark the completion of an interiors upgrade project.

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Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

A smartphone app that does away with the misery of daily injections for diabetics could be on the horizon.

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Bishopbriggs Leisuredrome

Leisuredrome to close for election

Bishopbriggs Leisuredrome users have been warned that the facility will be closed for this week’s council elections.

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Taylor and Anne with grandsons Taylor (8) and Alexander (3) at the opening of the salon.

A short cut to supporting Scotland’s newest hospice

Milngavie’s own hair stylist to the stars has helped set up a hair salon specially for patients in Scotland’s newest hospice.

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The new lightbulbs are being trialled in East Dunbartonshire

A bright idea in case of a power outage

Householders in East Dunbartonshire are among the first in the UK to try a pioneering new lightbulb that will stay on in a power-cut.

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