DRIVERS have called for a concerted effort to tackle potholes as the havoc wreaked by cold weather becomes clear in East Dunbartonshire.1 comment
HERE’S your chance to have a sneak preview of the new issue of the Herald – which has now been packed off to the printers.
Police are hunting two thugs who assaulted a pensioner during a botched raid on his home.
Balmore Road was closed following a car accident involving a police vehicle.
Police are launching a drop-in clinic in Bishopbriggs so residents can raise issues and problems in the community.1 comment
A BISHOPBRIGGS couple have spoken of their pride after their nephew was crowned the king of Old Trafford last week.
A FRESH attack has been made on benefit reforms – including the so-called ‘bedroom tax’ – with the council pledging only to evict as a “last resort”.2 comments
A former oil depot in Bishopbriggs will be transformed after ambitious plans were approved.6 comments
CONCERNS have been raised over policing in East Dunbartonshire with the birth of a new unified police force for the whole of the country.3 comments
A NEW Co-operative store is set to open later this year on the site of a former petrol station in Lenzie after plans were approved.3 comments
RESIDENTS are being given the chance to find out more about plans for new housing on a site in Lenzie . . . and have a say.1 comment
A former council worker and scout leader is facing jail after pleading guilty to a series of child abuse charges.2 comments
Police have warned residents to be more security conscious after a spate of thefts from insecure cars and homes.
A supermarket giant is to appeal the decision by East Dunbartonshire Council to refuse planning consent for a new store and petrol station.3 comments
A kind-hearted young woman who suffers from ME is helping to run a support group and yoga class for others with the debilitating condition.
Two much-needed new council house developments are on track to deliver a total of 26 new affordable properties by next year.1 comment
DON’T miss the new edition of the Herald – out on Tuesday morning (May 14).1 comment
THE future of a much-loved village church is at the heart of a long-running dispute which has caused concern in a tight-knit community.
DOG fouling ambassadors are being recruited to help keep the streets and parks clean in East Dunbartonshire.1 comment
Residents concerned about bus services being slashed have been urged to have their say on a new piece of legislation.
RESIDENTS will have more time to have their say on proposals to relocate Lenzie Post Office after the consultation period was extended.
A former oil depot could be transformed if ambitious plans are given the go-ahead.2 comments
Lenzie has become the first area in East Dunbartonshire to be granted Fairtrade Town status.1 comment
A poignant tribute to a much-missed campaigning councillor was unveiled in front of family, friends, villagers and political leaders recently.
TERRIFIED elderly residents had a lucky escape after a major fire ripped through a church and spread to their homes above the building.
A road which was built at a cost of £30million to attract businesses and visitors is in danger of becoming a “litter-choked embarrassment”.1 comment
The first in a series of controversial East Dunbartonshire primary school mergers proceeded to ‘formal consultation’ this week.2 comments
IT was the end of an era for another block of the iconic Red Road flats after it was razed to the ground in just five seconds.
PARK smarter - that’s the plea from a frustrated town centre trader to workers in a bid to solve parking problems and attract customers.2 comments
MP Jo Swinson was left fighting for her life after she suffered a severe alergic reaction to a biscuit.
LIMBER ladies and gents sprang into action for a terrific cause on a bright and blustery spring day in Bishopbriggs.
A BUSY road in Springburn was forced to close after a man was found lying in the middle of it.
KEEP fit fans and community groups are rallying round to support a centre which was recently saved from the axe.
RESIDENTS living above a church had a lucky escape after a fire broke out.
A DREAM facility is a major step closer to reality thanks to more than six years of tireless work by a local charity and volunteers.
POLICE are asking residents to be extra vigilant after an increase in reports of bogus workers and cold callers.1 comment
WONDER strolls, marvellous meanders and popular paths are all being sought in East Dunbartonshire.
RESIDENTS are being invited to find out more about plans to build new homes in Lenzie.
A FIRE-ravaged building is an eyesore which should be the focus of a community led buy-out.1 comment
THIEVES stole a large quantity of diesel from a haulage company.1 comment
A FORMER factory which has long been a village eyesore has attracted the attention of a developer.1 comment
A FURIOUS motorist whose car wheel BUCKLED after hitting a crater in the middle of a road has hit out after council insurers rejected her claim for compensation.2 comments
CAMPAIGNERS fighting against plans to merge their primary school say 94 per cent of parents have voted against the move.2 comments
A LEADING housebuilder has teamed up with the Herald to support a worthy cause in the Bishopbriggs area.
FRESH concerns have been voiced over the controversial ‘bedroom tax’, with a Kirkintilloch housing association revealing that more than 40 families are being hit.4 comments
SUPERMARKET bosses could use a community-led masterplan drawn up for Bishopbriggs town centre . . . that’s the suggestion this week after Morrisons lost its bid for a major new store in the town.1 comment
POLICE have warned people to be extra vigilant when withdrawing money - after a high-tech device capable of stealing account details was found attached to a village cashpoint.
A CAR windscreen and a several windows were smashed in two separate attacks by vandals on Sunday (April 21).
FOOTBALL legend Frank McAvennie met some rising stars of the local football scene while he was out doing his shopping!
COMMUNITY-spirited pet owners took the lead recently to raise funds for a charity hit by crooks.
- Bad smash closes Balmore Road
- Take a look at tomorrow’s Kirkintilloch Herald front page – May 22, 2013
- Horror of pensioner assaulted in his own home
- Bins, peanuts, planning and more – Letters to the Editor for May 15, 2013
- Fed-up drivers say it’s time to take firm action on potholes in East Dunbartonshire
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Tuesday 21 May 2013
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