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Campaigners claim victory

Campaigners against the shared space at Kirkintilloch town centre are claiming victory after a damning report by a group of influential MPs.

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Cyclists gather in George Square. Picture courtesy of Denise Marshall.

Bears Way is “about making our towns and cities for people”

An East Dunbartonshire man backed the Bears Way cycle lane project in front of hundreds of fellow cyclists last weekend.

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Train delay warnings

Rail works mean you should plan ahead

The ScotRail Alliance is asking customers to check their journey times before they travel, as engineering works are taking place over four Sundays in April and May.

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Five-month monitoring delay

Five-month monitoring delay

East Dunbartonshire Council is to wait until September 
before undertaking 
“extensive monitoring” of Kirkintilloch’s shared space.

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Road closure

Water works lead to road closure

Road users in Kirkintilloch are being warned that a road will be closed for at least a week due to Scottish Water upgrade works.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Westerhill Road, Bishopbriggs relief road

Anger over delays to new £6.5m relief road

Frustrated commuters are up in arms over delays to the opening of the new £6.5 million Bishopbriggs Relief Road.

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Action from an Old Firm meeting earlier this season

Plan ahead if you are heading to Old Firm game

Greater Glasgow’s police chief has warned supporters they could face travel disruption ahead of this Sunday’s Scottish Premiership fixture between Celtic and Rangers.

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M80 roadworks next week

M80 roadworks next week

Essential roadworks will require part of the M80 to be closed on Monday night.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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M80 accident causes traffic snarl

M80 accident causes traffic snarl

A motorist was taken to hospital after a collision involving two vehicles near junction 3 of the Northbound M80 earlier today.

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The roadworks scheme has dominated local life in Kirkintilloch for many months.

Cowgate closed for work on controversial scheme

Kirkintilloch’s Cowgate will be closed from its Catherine Street junction tomorrow (Monday, January 9) as a controversial roadworks scheme enters its final phase.

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Milngavie Train Station

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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