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Previous 60 days news

Tue, 25/07/2017
  Dancers are being offered the chance to take a waltz down memory lane as part of the 2017 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival. Ladies and gents will getting 'In the Mood' with 1940s/50s-style tea dances...
Fri, 21/07/2017
An appeal against East Dunbartonshire Planning Board's decision to reject plans for 57 homes on a site off Birdston Road, Milton of Campsie has been allowed by Scottish Ministers. The Planning Board...
Tue, 18/07/2017
  If you are a dog owner or are considering becoming one, come along to Milngavie Town Hall on Monday 24 July between 11am and 3pm to find out more about how to care for your pooch. The Council, in...
Mon, 17/07/2017
Parents and carers of young children in East Dunbartonshire can take advantage of free in-car safety clinics this summer. We all want our children to travel safely in cars, however, installing a car...
Wed, 12/07/2017
Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre will be celebrating its 10th birthday in style with two days of fun-filled free activities. The Centre was officially opened on 21 July 2007, and it has been a resounding...
Fri, 07/07/2017
The Council’s Trading Standards Service and the Citizens Advice Bureau are joining forces to give people in East Dunbartonshire the knowledge to spot scams. The two organisations will be running...
Thu, 06/07/2017
Revised proposals for changes to the forecourt and public space to the north of Lenzie rail station will be showcased this month. The proposals, developed after extensive local engagement, have been...
Thu, 06/07/2017
Young football fans in Hillhead are in for a treat this summer as the Council’s street football programme has kicked off in their area on Friday nights. From Friday 30th June to Friday 4th August (...
Mon, 03/07/2017
From going the extra mile in the Big Fit Walk national launch to a fairytale trail in Bishopbriggs Park, the Summer issue of edlife is out now and packed with news. The magazine - for the people of...
Mon, 03/07/2017
Fun and learning was on the menu as schools and nurseries joined together to show their enthusiasm for all things Fair Trade. The East Dunbartonshire Fair Trade End-of-Year Event was held at Lenzie...
Mon, 03/07/2017
Kilmardinny House is now taking bookings for local arts events, conferences, weddings, club meetings and more ahead of its official opening following the Council’s summer recess. The £2.73m project...
Mon, 03/07/2017
The people of Lennoxtown are being offered the chance to find out more about planned biodiversity enhancement works at Whitefield Pond. The existing lade, which feeds the pond itself, is in a...
Fri, 30/06/2017
Council Leader Gordan Low and Depute Leader Gillian Renwick announced the Council’s 2017 STARS at a ceremony in Bearsden Hall this week.                The STARS Awards are the annual Special Thanks...
Fri, 30/06/2017
  People are being given a sporting chance to check out the fantastic facilities on offer at the new Huntershill Community Sports Hub ahead of its official opening later this summer.  The wealth of...
Fri, 30/06/2017
  Families will get the chance to rock, roll, stroll and score goals at the 2017 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival. The popular annual event runs from Monday 14 August to Sunday 20 August - reaching a...
Fri, 30/06/2017
  Forget Glastonbury - Scotland's very own family festival of music and merriment is shaping up to be a super and natural affair. Homegrown musical heroes The Supernaturals will headline MugStock...
Thu, 29/06/2017
East Dunbartonshire Council has been awarded formal accreditation as a Living Wage Employer.  It was one of the first Scottish local authorities to consolidate the Living Wage within its Grading and...
Thu, 29/06/2017
The Council’s website has been awarded an improved 3-star rating in the annual Society of IT Managers (SOCITM) review of local government websites across the UK. Council Leader Gordan Low explains, “...
Thu, 29/06/2017
Pupils from six East Dunbartonshire Secondary Schools joined more than 1,000 other pupils from across Scotland at Perth Concert Hall to celebrate an incredible year of the Youth & Philanthropy...
Thu, 29/06/2017
Children in East Dunbartonshire have created artwork in a bid to ask adults to keep smoking well away from where they play. Every play park in Milton of Campsie, Lennoxtown and Torrance has been...
Mon, 26/06/2017
  Provost Alan Brown was joined by pupils and invited guests as he officially opened the new Thomas Muir Primary School and adjoining Cleddens Early Learning and Childcare Centre (CEL&CC) at a...
Fri, 23/06/2017
  As part of Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, Dig It! 2017 are working to unearth six of Scotland's extraordinary Hidden Gems. Mugdock Country Park has been nominated and is...
Fri, 23/06/2017
Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the last Saturday in June each year, and in 2017 this falls on Saturday 24 June.  And East Dunbartonshire Council is demonstrating its support by flying the Armed...
Fri, 23/06/2017
  Sterling work in the saddle has seen St Ninian's High crowned East Dunbartonshire's first Cycle Friendly Secondary School. Cycling Scotland recently visited the Kirkintilloch school and was...
Fri, 23/06/2017
  An exhibition celebrating the career of Elvis Presley is set to get fans of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll all shook up. Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977): 40th Anniversary Exhibition, which tells the story...
Wed, 21/06/2017
  Draft planning guidance has been prepared on unsubsidised affordable housing in East Dunbartonshire. The document supports the Local Development Plan and will be a material consideration in...
Tue, 20/06/2017
  Children in East Dunbartonshire are set to explore some mysterious goings on as part of this year’s Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland which runs from Saturday 24 June to Saturday 19...
Tue, 20/06/2017
  A £120,000 project by East Dunbartonshire Council to build a new state-of-the-art skate park in Milngavie has been opened. The skate park, located within Lennox Park, replaces the existing skate...
Mon, 19/06/2017
  Kirkintilloch’s latest new school, Holy Trinity Primary, has been officially opened by Depute Provost Gary Pews at a ceremony attended by pupils and invited guests. The brand new £8.7m...
Thu, 15/06/2017
At its meeting on Tuesday (13 June) East Dunbartonshire Council considered an update report on the Kirkintilloch Town Centre Masterplan. Following debate, it was agreed that a technical report on the...
Thu, 15/06/2017
  The review panel for the Council’s STARS Awards, the Special Thanks and Recognition Scheme for employees, has announced its short-leet for 2017 in each of the five Award categories: Employee Award...
Thu, 15/06/2017
Community Planning Partners in East Dunbartonshire want to hear your views on the priorities and outcomes identified in the improvement plan for the area through an online survey www.eastdunbarton....
Wed, 14/06/2017
  Seven car parks in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie have achieved the coveted Park Mark® Safer Parking Award from the British Parking Association (BPA). To gain an award under the BPA’s Safer...
Wed, 14/06/2017
  Cluny Park in Bearsden is looking blooming great thanks to the hard work of green-fingered local school children. Second year pupils from Boclair Academy – working towards a John Muir Trust award...
Tue, 13/06/2017
  Creative pupils put active travel on the map when they helped to brand Wester Way in Bishopbriggs - a dedicated walking/cycling route, which will be free of traffic. Earlier this year, East...
Mon, 12/06/2017
  St Ninian’s High School scoops accolade at the Scottish Education Awards 2017 St Ninian’s High School scooped the prestigious Raising Attainment in Numeracy award at this year’s Scottish Education...
Mon, 12/06/2017
  Talented students will be at the 'art' of Kirkintilloch town centre from today (Monday) as they take part in a week-long 'Pop-Up' exhibition. Amazing works by final-year HND art students at New...
Fri, 09/06/2017
  The Results of the East Dunbartonshire Parliamentary Constituency - declared by Returning Officer Gerry Cornes at 2.40am on Friday 9 June 2017: Callum McNally Scottish Labour Party 7,531 votes...
Wed, 07/06/2017
  A competition to name the cuddly character in a children’s story book which carries an anti-smoking message has been won by Lennoxtown pupils. Primary classes across East Dunbartonshire took part...
Fri, 02/06/2017
  An appeal against East Dunbartonshire Planning Board's decision to reject plans for around 140 homes on greenbelt near Torrance has been turned down by Scottish Ministers. The Planning Board agreed...
Fri, 02/06/2017
  Eighteen local young people who attend the Positive Achievements project in Kirkintilloch were in the spotlight this week as they came to the end of a six month programme of learning.    At an...
Wed, 31/05/2017
A legion of rampaging Romans and a tribe of crafty Celts descended on the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch last week as part of a day of fun and history               Despite the inclement weather,...
Tue, 30/05/2017
  A stellar line-up of artists has been recruited to help bring outdoor trails to life across East Dunbartonshire. Trails and Tales is an arts and heritage learning programme - created by East...
Tue, 30/05/2017
  Families are being invited to help an artist create a series of 'living portraits' at Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games on Saturday 10 June. Trails and Tales will put the focus on the people...
Tue, 30/05/2017
Childminders in East Dunbartonshire are being invited to work with the Council to help shape the future of Early Years provision in the area as it expands. Earlier this year the Council agreed its...