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John goes the extra mile

A dedicated handyman has been recognised as among the leading care home employees in Scotland at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Workers on the site of Harestanes Community Centre

Community centre gets a helping hand

Around £20,000-worth of work has been carried out to give a Kirkintilloch community centre a much-needed facelift.

Council leader Gordan Low

New Year, new leadership?

SNP minority administration may not make it to 2018...

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 

Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Debi McKay is looking for your votes

Debi is a real role model

A fitness fanatic whose dedication to sport runs in the family is leading the race to become the face of a global nutrician company.

Councillor Vaughan Moody has defended the actions of the Lib Dem group

Redundancy terms row rolls on

The leaders of the Lib Dem and Tory groups on East Dunbartonshire Council have defended their decision to vote to cut workers’ redundancy terms.

The best-selling author during her visit

A real best-seller

One of the world’s best-selling authors was welcomed to Harper Collins’ Bishopbriggs distribution centre recently.

A surprise proposal

Wedding bells are ringing at Woodilee

A couple enjoyed a double celebration when picking up the keys to their new home provided the perfoect opportunity for a marriage proposal.

The newly-regenerated Kirkintillcoh Town Hall has been chosen as the location for one of 40 new artworks

On the trail of local history

A total of 40 new artworks are set to spring up across East Dunbartonshire next year, shining a light onthe area’s historic past.

The alleged attack happened at Milngavie Train Station

Three teenagers charged over station attack

Three youngsters have been charged with assaulting a 14-year-old boy at Milngavie Train Station.

Peter Andre supports Christmas Jumper Day, North Lanarkshire councillors are being asked to do likewise. Photo by Jamie Baker.

SNP school transport motions rejected

The SNP Group in North Lanarkshire has accused provost Jean Jones of being more interested in Christmas jumpers than school transport.

Provost Brown with Mr and Mrs Claus

Kids enjoy some festive cheer

Families enjoyed a festive trip back in time recently as Mr and Mrs Claus celebrated a Victorian Christmas at Brackenbrae House in Bishopbriggs.

Herald to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

Herald to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

The Kirkintilloch Herald will benefit from a link-up with the BBC which will see dozens of local democracy reporters employed across the UK.

The latest Tim Hortons coffee shop is opening near Bishopbriggs

Tim Hortons opens in Strathkelvin Retail Park TOMORROW

Strathkelvin Retail Park, near Bishopbriggs, is set to welcome its latest addition tomorrow (December 6) - the fourth iconic Tim Hortons coffee branch to open in the UK.

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.

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.

Driving examiners will strike today and tomorrow.

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Hundreds of driving tests across Scotland today (Monday) and tomorrow have been cancelled due to strike action by examiners over the new test and working patterns.

Cowardly thugs attacked victim, 44, from behind

Cowardly thugs attacked victim, 44, from behind

A man was brutally beaten by a gang of up to six cowardly thugs during a vicious unprovoked attack in Shettleston last night.

Four women seriously injured in road crash

Four women seriously injured in road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash at Glasgow Fort Shopping Centre on Friday in which four women were seriously injured.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Independent panel to oversee named person service

An independent panel is being set up to provide expert advice to ensure the Scottish Government’s named person service is workable.

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