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Young artists brush up well to take prize

Two budding young artists have triumphed in an annual national drawing competition run by leading Scottish playwright and artist John Byrne.

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Pupils bring Easter joy to needy children

Pupils bring Easter joy to needy children

Easter is on the horizon – and pupils at Turnbull High School have been helping to bring a bit of joy into needy children’s lives.

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St Ninian’s is top of the class!

St Ninian’s is top of the class!

A Kirkintilloch school is celebrating after achieving the best inspection results across the whole of Scotland.

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Striking East Dunbartonshire teachers pictured this morning (Tuesday).

School strikes go ahead - after legal bid by East Dunbartonshire Council is dismissed

Schools are being disrupted today as teachers go on strike — after a last-ditch legal bid by East Dunbartonshire Council to halt it was dismissed by a judge.

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Teachers set to go on strike

Teachers set to go on strike

A teachers union is to take strike action at three schools in East Dunbartonshire next week because of working conditions.

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Fab four make it through to Euroquiz final

Fab four make it through to Euroquiz final

A team of four savvy P6 pupils from Milngavie Primary School has won the East Dunbartonshire heat of the national ‘Euroquiz’ competition.

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Academy four triumph in design contest

Academy four triumph in design contest

Bishopbriggs Academy pupils have demonstrated 
their design skills are the 
best in Scotland.

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Many children go hungry without access to school meals

NLC plans to tackle hunger

North Lanarkshire Council aims to provide free meals for children in low income households every day of the year.

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Young citizens play safe

Young citizens play safe

Pupils from St Joseph’s Primary in Milngavie and St Andrew’s Primary Bearsden have demonstrated just how responsible they are as local citizens.

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Schools share £1.6m pupils’ equity fund

Schools share £1.6m pupils’ equity fund

More than 40 schools in East 
Dunbartonshire are set to share a £1.6 million funding boost over the next year.

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Rona Mackay MSP

East Dunbartonshire schools set to receive £1.58 million boost from pupil equity fund

A Scottish Government fund aimed at boosting the attainment levels of the most deprived pupils is set to pay out £1,588,440 to schools across East Dunbartonshire between April 2018 and March 2019.

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Closing Kilbowie is just one potential savings option, the rest can found at www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/budget

SNP will oppose any move to close centre

The SNP Group at North Lanarkshire Council are determined to oppose any attempt to close Kilbowie Outdoor Centre.

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Kilbowie Outdoor Centre accomodates up to 120 pupils every week  to take part in a range of activities

Council due to lose more cash than expected

A budget blunder by the Scottish Government is set to cost North Lanarkshire Council an extra £700,000.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Schools to close early with snow forecast

Schools to close early with snow forecast

With a worsening weather forecast showing heavy snow is likely, North Lanarkshire Council schools will begin to close to pupils from 1pm today and schools in South Lanarkshire will also close at lunchtime.

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No cuts to school buses

No cuts to school buses

North Lanarkshire Council has decided not to make any changes to school transport eligibility.

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Bishopbriggs Academy head teacher Gordon Moulsdale

Academy named school of the year again

Staff, parents and pupils are celebrating again after their school was named the best in Scotland for the second time in four years.

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Corrie and Martin at the glittering awards ceremony

Engineers of tomorrow

A talented apprentice has been recognised as one of the best in her industry at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

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