Get out and about this spring

East Dunbartonshire & Mugdock Country Park Ranger Service has organised a walk - The High Coal Road, Lennoxtown, on Wednesday, April 2, at 11.10am.

The ranger-led walk goes from Lennox Forest to Baldernock and takes around one hour to complete on mainly level or downhill paths and quiet roads.

Minibus transport is available from Lennoxtown at 11am, or you can meet at the walk start at 11.10am.

The event is free, but biookings essential. Call 0141 956 6586 or e-mail

Meanwhile, a canal dip takes place in Bishopbriggs on Wednesday, April 9, 2pm–3.30pm.

Dip the Forth and Clyde Canal with the ranger service and see if you can catch a water scorpion, a dragonfly nymph or even a fish!

Meet at the pontoon across the road from the Leisuredrome, Balmuildy Road. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.