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Older people urged to use handy bus services

From your front step to the top of the shops - older people in East Dunbartonshire are being invited to take advantage of handy bus services.

Transport
Road will be closed this weekend as motorway project continues

Weekend closure for motorway link road

The M73 northbound link road to the M8 westbound near Baillieston will be closed over the weekend from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Monday.

Transport
Lock 7 under construction, 1923. Photo: J.A. McDonald. Brock University Alan Sykes Welland Canal Collection.

Workers’ memorial group seeks details on canal’s tragic Scottish cousins

The Welland Canal in Ontario, Canada, links Lake Ontario and Lake Erie and forms a key section of the St Lawrence Seaway.

Lifestyle
Glasgow Chorus

Chorus is going east...to China

The City of Glasgow Chorus will take to a very different stage from its usual performing venues on Sunday, October 16.

Whats on
Report shows a high number of assaults take place in A&E departments.

NHS to take a tougher stance over assaults on staff

More than 3,600 healthcare staff in Greater Glasgow and Clyde suffered verbal or physical assault while at work over the past 12 months despite a concerted and ongoing campaign to combat aggression.

Health
WASPI groups angered at government failures

Women from East Dunbartonshire are hit by pension plans

Thousands of women in East Dunbartonshire are set to be affected by plans to hike the retirement age, a study has shown.

Politics
Concerns have been raised over environmental protections

Are environmental protections being eroded?

Environment
Why not take time out for a coffee - and support charity at the same time.

Campsie Grove invites locals to coffee and cake for charity

In a bid to show its support for Macmillan Cancer Support, McCarthy and Stone developments across Scotland are taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, with its development in Bishopbriggs - Campsie Grove - putting on a spread of coffee, tea and a selection of cakes on Wednesday, October 5, from 11am.

News
Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh MSP and artist Gabrielle Joy Henderson unveil Gabrielle's winning painting of Thomas Muir.

Muir at the ‘art’ of the Scottish Parliament

A talented young artist had a brush with history when her portrait of the ‘Father of Scottish Democracy’ was unveiled at the Scottish Parliament this week.

Arts
FADS performing a previous production.

It’s Panto time again in Fintry!

Enjoy a traditional panto with a twist when Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society (FADS) perform ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ this December.

Whats on
Union Street CCTV

Man urged to help with serious assault investigation

Police Scotland has released this image of a man because they think he may be able to help with their enquiries into a serious assault.

Crime
Delays expected on M73 due to bridge removal

Delays expected on M73 due to bridge removal

Glasgow’s M73 northbound link road to the M8 westbound near Baillieston will be closed this Friday from 8pm until 6am on Monday (October 3).

Transport
The Royal Hospital for Children.

Proposed transfer of children’s inpatient service from Paisley to Glasgow

Medical staff say the proposed transfer of inpatient paediatric services to the Royal Hospital for Children will improve the care for children.

Health
Sharp drop in recorded crime welcomed by local MSP

Sharp drop in recorded crime welcomed by local MSP

Recent statistics showing a steep drop in recorded crime across the district over the past nine years have been welcomed by Rona Mackay MSP.

Crime 2
Rev Lousie McClements

New Minister arrives at Lenzie Old Parish Church

Reverend Louise McClements has taken up her post as new minister of Lenzie Old Parish Church, after serving eight years in Falkirk.

News
Baljaffray 2005 FC raise cash for Macmillan Cancer charity

Baljaffray 2005 FC raise cash for Macmillan Cancer charity

Baljaffray 2005 Football Club boys recently took part in a 5k run around the waterworks in Milngavie.

Lifestyle
Free sewing classes are going to be held in The Lillie Art Gallery

Free sewing workshops at The Lillie Art Gallery

A stitch in time saves nine and you can learn how to sew and embroider by going along to The Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie which is hosting free Tuesday afternoon workshops from October.

News
Contact the Elderly organises free tea parties for isolated people over the age of 75.

Call to encourage more older people to volunteer

New research has revealed that older people gift 145 million hours a year to volunteering in Scotland.

News
Women across the UK would strike hormonal and hysterical from day to day vocabulary.

British women weigh in on the words they want banned

Bird is most definitely not the word, according to a new study published today.

Lifestyle
Yvonne with Billy and William

Hopes that Billy will be set free

The brother of a former UK soldier who has been jailed in India is hopeful that a hearing next week could set him free.

Crime
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