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Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Arts
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

Music
Brendan Cole is returning to Scotland with his new show

All Night Long is ‘Strictly’ the hottest ticket in town

One of Strictly’s most charismatic stars will be waltzing his way north of the border when he brings his new show to Scotland this year.

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Julia Bradbury on her lakeside walk in Balmaha, Loch Lomond, taking in the popular West Highland Way.

Julia Bradbury talks about her visit to Balmaha

Popular outdoors enthusiast and TV presenter Julia Bradbury visited Balmaha last year to film part of her new series of Britain’s Best Walks.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Arts
Strathspey and Surreal play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Main Auditorium on January 23.

Brazilian beats to warm up Celtic crowd

For most cities, January is a time to bring normality back to life after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

Music
Alexander Bain

Talk about the ‘father of television’

Milngavie Heritage Centre Group’s first talk of the New Year will be held on Monday, January 9, at 2 pm in Milngavie Community Education Centre.

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Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

Arts
Provost praises foodbank donations

Provost praises foodbank donations

Caring council colleagues have been praised for supporting East Dunbartonshire Foodbank’s Christmas Appeal.

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Cairns Church - Milngavie Music Club

Milngavie Music Club concert

Three of the finest Scottish-based musicians come together for a richly romantic programme of classical chamber music at Milngavie Music Club’s concert in Cairns Church on Friday, January 20 at 7.30pm.

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Fancy joining a walking group in the New Year?

Fancy a walk with Milngavie Ramblers?

Looking for a new hobby in the New Year?

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Gok Wan brings his Fashion Brunch Club to Scotland next month.

Fashion and fizz

Hello my darling! Gok Wan greeted me when I grabbed him for a chat ahead of his new fashion shows coming to Scotland next month.

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Douglas Academy, concert to mark the retirement of Head of Music Mr Derek Norval, in 2015. The proceeds of the concert �754 was donated to Bobath.

Musician receives BEM in New Year Honours List

A talented Milngavie musician has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s New Year Honours.

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The Firth of Forth, South Queensferry near Edinburgh, annual New Year's Day Loony Dook 2015.

Fancy getting active on New Year’s Day?

While most of us will be nursing a hangover on New Year’s Day, some hardy souls will be braving the chilly outdoors. Why not join them?

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A world first - the wipeable onesie!

It’s a world first for Domino’s and Shawlands!

Domino’s is taking its first step into fashion with the world’s first ‘wipeable’ onesie – designed so pizza fans can eat in comfort without any fear of sauce spillage.

Offbeat

North Lanarkshire Schools’ Music Group hit all the right notes

The talent and dedication of hundreds of pupils at the North Lanarkshire Schools’ Music Groups Christmas Concerts was on show for all to see recently.

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Appeal from charity shops for your unwanted Xmas pressies

Appeal from charity shops for your unwanted Xmas pressies

Almost half of people in Scotland throw away or forget an unsuitable gift that could help vulnerable children and young people, according to a new survey by Barnardo’s.

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Exhibition at The Lillie Art gallery in Milngavie in the new year

New Year exhibition at Lillie Art Gallery

A fascinating exhibition of work by two generations of artists, father and daughter Rebecca and William Dick, is coming to The Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie in the new year.

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Don't let your Christmas meal go to waste this year.

Let’s prevent food waste this Christmas

In December alone Scots are expected to throw away over 3.5 million mince pies, more than 240,000 Christmas puddings, and the equivalent of over 100,000 turkeys.

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