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MP recognised for contribution to immigration detention reform

Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East MP Stuart McDonald has been acknowledged by a group of civil society organisations for his contribution to immigration detention reform.

Politics
Police are hunting a gang behind a racist attack in Saughton. Picture: John Devlin

Police hunt sex attacker

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a 59-year-old woman was sexually assaulted within her home during an attempted robbery.

Crime
The controversial clash between Richie Worrall and Scott Nicholls during Glasgow Tigers' match with Peterborough Panthers (pic by George Mutch)

Glasgow Tigers seek home improvements against

Glasgow Tigers rider Paul Stark says his side's new home track at Ashfield is so wide open you need eyes in the back of your head.

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View from the stands as Scotland take on Brazil in 1982

What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
Football
Striker Kevin Watt is leaving Rob Roy to join Linlithgow Rose

Rob Roy boss Maxwell looks to replace key departures

Kirkintilloch Rob Roy boss Stewart Maxwell admitted his side will face a period of transition as he looks to reshape his squad.

Football
Milton of Campsie pupil leads pipe walk

Milton of Campsie pupil leads pipe walk

A young piper donned his kilt as part of a school challenge to raise hundreds of pounds for two great causes.

Business
The Morrisons store at Bishopbriggs.

New hope in store for improving Bishopbriggs

Plans to create a new supermarket in Bishopbriggs could be the catalyst for significant town centre improvements, according to a community councillor.

Business
23-05-2015 Picture Roberto Cavieres.  General view of Stobhill Hospital

Stobhill Hospital staff swing into action after renal unit is flooded

Staff at Stobhill hospital were put to the test on Saturday evening when flash flooding affected the Renal Dialysis Unit.

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Bob and Louise Nolan prepare for their Three Peaks Challenge.

Peak practice for Lenzie charity leader

A Lenzie-based charity is getting behind their leader, who is taking on a unique and daunting task as a fundraising venture.

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East Dunbartonshire Council headquarters in Kirkintilloch

East Dunbartonshire Council staff vote for four days of strikes

Unite members at East Dunbartonshire Council have voted overwhelmingly for four days of industrial action later this month.

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Peter Wilson of Cruise Forth was one of last year's winners with his business being commended for putting the customer at the centre of every experience

Who deserves a tourism award for putting our area on the map?

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to help shape the future of the tourism industry in your local area?

Lifestyle
People urged to attend public meeting on future of Kirky

People urged to attend public meeting on future of Kirky

A public meeting on the recent public survey on Kirkintilloch town centre –including the controversial shared space – takes place on Monday, June 11 at 7pm at the miners club in Kirkintilloch.

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Thugs target cyclists on Bears Way

Thugs target cyclists on Bears Way

Concerns have been raised after thugs once again targeted cyclists on the Bears Way cycle path.

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Row rumbles on over Jellyhill

Row rumbles on over Jellyhill

Local MP Jo Swinson has accused CALA Homes of failing to engage properly with the public over its controversial plans to build 135 new homes at Bishopbriggs.

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Springburn Park. Pic: Lairich Rig

NHS anniversary run in Springburn Park

Hundreds of runners of all ages are expected to hot-foot it to Springburn Park tomorrow (Saturday) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

Lifestyle
Direct flights between Beijing and Edinburgh have started

Scots spend up to £50 in the airport whilst flights are delayed

With the busy summer travel season approaching, a survey has revealed how much flight delays set Scottish holidaymakers back whilst held up in the airport, and exactly what they spend their money on.

Lifestyle
Revealed: The healthy work habits Scots swear by

Revealed: The healthy work habits Scots swear by

With recent data revealing that 1 in 3 Brits are so stressed at work they regularly check emails during the night, a new survey sheds light on which healthy work habits Scots put most stock in.

Lifestyle
Bearsden venue in line for award award

Bearsden venue in line for award award

A rejuvenated landmark building in Bearsden is in the running for a prestigious UK-wide honour.

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