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Improved train services in Milngavie and Bearsden

Rail passengers in Milngavie and Bearsden are set to benefit from more reliable trains with more seats thanks to £19m investment in the fleet.

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Ken Morton and Robert Paterson from Bearsden West Community Council have started a petition about the parking problem outside their houses.

Signing up to improve parking situation in Bearsden

Residents who claim that Glasgow University staff and students are taking away their parking spaces and causing a hazard in the area have started a petition.

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Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

Travel advice ahead of Scotland v Georgia match

Rugby Park plays host to Scotland’s third and final Autumn International in Kilmarnock on Saturday and and ScotRail is reminding customers travelling to the game by train that services will be busier than normal.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Ledi Drive, Bearsden

Calls for speed bumps on two Bearsden roads

Concerned residents are calling for speed bumps along Ledi Drive and Bonnaughton Road in Bearsden to slow down drivers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Bears Way advocacy ride

Hundreds got on their bikes for The Bears Way project

Over 200 people took part in the Friends of Bears Way ‘advocacy’ ride in Bearsden on Sunday (November 6).

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Photo Emma Mitchell 02.08.16
Disabled Parking at william Patrick Library

U-turn for Blue Badge holders

East Dunbartonshire Council has now committed to scrapping charges for disabled motorists at town car parks after a barrage 
of complaints.

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Westerton train station footbridge

New footbridge for Westerton train station

A mum who has been campaigning for a new accessible footbridge to be built at Westerton train station is hopeful that her efforts may have paid off at last.

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More measures for crash site

More measures for crash site

Additional road safety 
measures at an accident blackspot have been given 
the green light by East 
Dunbartonshire Council.

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ScotRail expands bikes scheme

ScotRail expands bikes scheme

ScotRail not only encourages cyclists to use local trains – it’s now offering customers bikes for hire at Glasgow and several other stations.

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Trainee drivers Donna Scullion and Marie Robertson with trainer Ian McFadden.

From hairdressers to bus driver - and still checking her mirrors

A hairdresser from Bishopbriggs has had a change of direction after more than 20 years in the salon - swapping the curling tongs for the drivers seat on the bus.

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Calls to re-construct speed humps through Lenzie

Calls to re-construct speed humps through Lenzie

A motorist is calling on the council to replace speed bumps after his car was damaged while travelling through Lenzie recently.

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Bearsden car park, ticket machine is out of order

Bearsden car park ticket machine is ‘out of order’

Angry motorists didn’t know what to do today (Monday, October 3) when they discovered that the ticket machine in Bearsden Roman Road’s car park wasn’t working.

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Survey asks how to make Lenzie better

Survey asks how to make Lenzie better

A survey to find out what the people of Lenzie would like in an area north of the village has been launched to gauge the views of those who will be affected.

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Seniors encouraged to use new minibus service

Seniors encouraged to use new minibus service

Older people in East Dunbartonshire are being invited to take advantage of handy new bus services run by East Dunbartonshire Community Transport (EDCT).

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See birds-eye view of new Bishopbriggs road

See birds-eye view of new Bishopbriggs road

Commuters in Bishopbriggs now have a bird’s-eye view of progress on the £6.5m phase four of the town’s Relief Road - thanks to video updates on the council’s Youtube site.

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