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Douglas Academy pupils show their enterprising flair

Enterprising activities undertaken by Douglas Academy pupils during the year were highlighted in an Enterprise Showcase event last week.

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Wester Cleddens Primary is top of the form

Wester Cleddens Primary is top of the form

Bishopbriggs Wester Cleddens Primary School has been handed a glowing “report card” by inspectors,

Education
Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

Health
A fitting memorial for organist James F Dickson

A fitting memorial for organist James F Dickson

Internationally renowned organist, composer and choir director Malcolm Archer is to perform in a special memorial concert in Kirkintilloch .

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Local pupils make the most of cycle scheme

Local pupils make the most of cycle scheme

East Dunbartonshire pupils who walk, cycle or scooter to school are bucking a national trend, according to Sustrans Scotland.

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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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Optimistic or idealistic? Brits paint a rosy picture of the future

Optimistic or idealistic? Brits paint a rosy picture of the future

British people are overwhelmingly optimistic when it comes to considering what may happen to them in the future, research from Cirencester Friendly has shown.

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Sight loss charity encourages the public to don their sunglasses

Sight loss charity encourages the public to don their sunglasses

Leading sight loss charity the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Scotland will be marking National Sunglasses Day today (Tuesday, June 27).

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Police hunt ‘callous’ paintball gun thugs

Police hunt ‘callous’ paintball gun thugs

Police are hunting two paintball hooligans who caused painful injuries with attacks in areas including Bearsden and Milngavie on Friday.

Crime
General waste bins will now only be collected every three weeks

Who is to blame for forcing bin changes?

North Lanarkshire Council’s leader put the blame on Zero Waste Scotland as he went back on a pre-election pledge not to change bin collections.

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Former Depute Provost Anne Jarvis

Councillor’s travel expenses cause fury

East Dunbartonshire’s former depute provost has become embroiled in an expenses row after claiming over £5,000 for car travel in a single year.

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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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Duck race everything it was quacked up to be

Duck race everything it was quacked up to be

More than 1,800 (plastic) ducks took to Allander Water during Milngavie Week for a popular fundraiser run by Allander Rotary.

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70 years young Waverley is still a great day out

70 years young Waverley is still a great day out

The paddle steamer Waverley celebrated the 70th anniversary of her maiden voyage this month, and hundreds packed the decks for the occasion.

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Wonderful woodland winners honoured

Wonderful woodland winners honoured

Wonderful woodlands and fabulous forests from all across Scotland have been recognised in an annual awards ceremony.

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Record breaking year for Royal Highland Show

Record breaking year for Royal Highland Show

A record breaking 190,000 visitors flocked to the Royal Highland Show over the last four days (22-25 June) demonstrating once again the strength and enduring appeal of Scotland’s iconic celebration of farming, food and rural life.

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Bearsden woman wins major academic success

Bearsden woman wins major academic success

Bearsden woman Ellen Simmons has been awarded the Glasgow University Engineering Society Medal and Prize at a recent graduation ceremony.

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The Scottish Parliament's debating chamber.

Safety of Scotland’s high rise homes to be examined

The safety of Scotland’s high rise tower blocks will be examined by a Holyrood Committee, following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower.

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Adults buying booze for kids face £5k fine or jail

Adults buying booze for kids face £5k fine or jail

Adults who buy alcohol for children in North Lanarkshire are asking for a fine of up to £5,000 or a jail term.

Crime
Band is in piping hot form

Band is in piping hot form

Milngavie Pipe Band enjoyed a wonderful weekend, gaining fourth place in Grade 3 of the European Championships in Forres on Saturday.

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