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Mon, 20/05/2019
East Dunbartonshire Council's curling champion Ross Paterson is celebrating World Cup success after picking up a bronze medal in Beijing. The Fair Trading Officer for the Trading Standards team and...
Sat, 18/05/2019
Shining stars of the local economy have been honoured at the final of the East Dunbartonshire Business Awards 2019. Dozens of stellar contenders were in the running for the 2019 awards - organised by...
Fri, 17/05/2019
  Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, No Nonsense Productions are bringing their nautical tale, 'Para Handy : A Radio Play' to Kirkintilloch Town Hall. This summer, three actors and...
Wed, 15/05/2019
People are being invited to help guide work to reduce vehicle speeds and improve active travel in Lennoxtown. Identified as an action in the new Lennoxtown Place Plan - which was developed following...
Tue, 14/05/2019
Three of East Dunbartonshire's best-known buildings are temporarily turning green in recognition of Lyme Disease awareness month. The Kirkintilloch Community Hub and William Patrick Library building...
Mon, 13/05/2019
The young people of East Dunbartonshire will be represented in the Scottish Youth Parliament by three new members, following an election last month among 12-25 year olds which was contested by 12...
Fri, 10/05/2019
At its meeting last night (Thursday 9 May), the Council agreed to carry out an informal consultation on the secondary school transfer arrangements for the children that attend Craighead Primary...
Fri, 10/05/2019
Bearsden Festival kicks off this evening (Friday 10 May) with a sell-out grand opening night at Bearsden Academy - due to be attended by 250 people and featuring music, art and food, as well as a...
Fri, 10/05/2019
  Parents and carers of young children in East Dunbartonshire can take advantage of a free in-car safety clinic next month. We all want our children to travel safely in cars, however, installing a ...
Fri, 10/05/2019
  Free sanitary products are being made available throughout East Dunbartonshire from this week (w/c 6 May) as part of a nation-wide commitment to tackling period poverty. Joint Council Leader Andrew...
Fri, 10/05/2019
At its meeting last night (Thursday 9 May), the Council consented to the naming of a Twechar village tartan. Joint Council Leader Vaughan Moody confirmed, “Representatives from the Twechar community...
Thu, 09/05/2019
  Kincaid Park in Milton of Campsie is looking bee-utiful thanks to the hard work of a local Scouts group. Green-fingered youngsters from 16th Glasgow (Milton of Campsie) Scout group dug deep to help...
Thu, 09/05/2019
The shortlist has been unveiled for this year's East Dunbartonshire Business Awards - shining a spotlight on the stars helping to power the local economy. Dozens of businesses, entrepreneurs and...
Mon, 06/05/2019
Young people in East Dunbartonshire, looking for a Modern Apprenticeship as their route into a career in early years and childcare should check out the latest opportunities at the Council. Six Modern...
Fri, 03/05/2019
  Internet savvy pupils and staff at Mosshead Primary in Bearsden have become the first in the country to receive the Digital Schools Award for Cyber Resilience and Internet Safety (CR-IS). The new...
Thu, 02/05/2019
The changing face of retail and Brexit are among the subjects being explored by East Dunbartonshire Business Week 2019. The Council and Business Gateway East Dunbartonshire are working with a range...
Thu, 02/05/2019
  Bearsden Primary pupils were delighted when acclaimed ocean rower Elaine Hopley came to the school to see their recent exhibition on plastics pollution. Elaine, who in 2017 became the first woman...
Tue, 30/04/2019
International Workers’ Memorial Day was marked on Sunday 28 April to remember those who have lost their lives at work. Council employees, Elected Members, Community Planning partners and Trade Union...
Tue, 30/04/2019
Planning applications have now been lodged for three new early years facilities in Milngavie, Kirkintilloch and Bearsden. East Dunbartonshire Council and its delivery partner Hub West Scotland, via...
Fri, 26/04/2019
  East Dunbartonshire’s scenic waterways will be the focus of a campaign targeting litter over the coming year. In a bid to tackle the unsightly issue, East Dunbartonshire Council has signed up to a...
Thu, 25/04/2019
  You can find out more about what's been happening in East Dunbartonshire and get a flavour of what's to come by checking out the Council's Public Performance Report (PPR) online. The 92-page report...
Thu, 25/04/2019
Following a renewal ballot that took place in March and April - and the first five years as an operational Business Improvement District (BID) - traders and firms in Milngavie have made the...
Wed, 24/04/2019
  With the help of local people, flytippers in East Dunbartonshire are paying the price for their selfish and destructive actions which cause a blight on our beautiful landscape. Flytipping is an...
Tue, 23/04/2019
East Dunbartonshire residents are being urged to take part in Stop Food Waste Day and help turn their food waste from enemy to energy. Around a third of rubbish being chucked into grey residual bins...
Thu, 18/04/2019
Consultation is now live on food growing opportunities in East Dunbartonshire, with drop-in meetings also underway. Following a series of public engagement events in 2017 and 2018, work has been...
Thu, 18/04/2019
People are being invited to get to the 'art' of mental health with a series of events taking place across Scotland, including East Dunbartonshire. The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival is on from...
Thu, 18/04/2019
A healthy choice of thrilling fun for all the family will be on offer in Milngavie on Saturday 27 April. Milngavie BID - supported by the Council - is hosting its first Healthy Habits event from noon...
Thu, 18/04/2019
At its meeting last week, the Council’s Policy & Resources Committee agreed to maintain the taxi fares for the East Dunbartonshire area at the current levels. There are a total of four Tariffs...
Wed, 17/04/2019
It’s just five weeks until millions of European citizens take to the ballot box to elect MEPs to the European Parliament in Brussels. This week (Monday 15 April) signalled the start of the official...
Fri, 12/04/2019
East Dunbartonshire Council is working in partnership once again to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day on Sunday 28 April with a local ceremony in Bishopbriggs. International Workers’ Memorial...
Fri, 05/04/2019
Residents’ views are being sought on exciting new proposals to turn Etive and Woodhill parks in Bishopbriggs in East Dunbartonshire’s first Climate Ready Park. East Dunbartonshire Council, in...
Fri, 05/04/2019
  A local man who has dedicated his life to the Boys’ Brigade (BB) has been presented with a British Empire Medal (BEM) at a ceremony at East Dunbartonshire Council HQ. The BEM is the latest...
Fri, 05/04/2019
  Three of East Dunbartonshire's best-known buildings are temporarily turning blue to raise awareness of World Parkinson's Day. The Kirkintilloch Community Hub and William Patrick Library building,...
Fri, 05/04/2019
Following the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, all four Community Hubs in East Dunbartonshire will open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. The Community Hubs, which are based in Kirkintilloch, Lennoxtown...
Wed, 03/04/2019
  Do you have an appetite for helping community food growing opportunities to flourish in East Dunbartonshire? Following a series of public engagement events in 2017 and 2018, work has been underway...
Wed, 03/04/2019
We've got the fab four - now we're going for a fantastic five! That was the message as Mugdock Country Park unveiled its latest attractions. The park has created a new BBQ hut for families and groups...
Tue, 02/04/2019
Seize the sporting chance to have a ball at leisure centres in Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch. That's the rallying cry from Scottish football stalwart Ian McCall, who has urged people to take...
Mon, 01/04/2019
From World Book Night (23 April), residents across East Dunbartonshire will have access to the EDLC Trust's brand new digital service - PressReader. The all-you-can-read digital newsstand, offers...
Fri, 29/03/2019
Do you have the time to help make a positive difference in a young person's life by volunteering as a Befriender? Since 1998 the Befriending Service has helped numerous young people aged between 8-18...
Fri, 29/03/2019
More than 50 roads will be resurfaced as part of an extensive upgrade of the network across East Dunbartonshire. Dozens of carriageways, including residential streets and main roads, will undergo...
Fri, 29/03/2019
Having fun and spreading the word about Fair Trade was child's play for a group of energetic youngsters. A special Fair Games event was held recently at St Mary’s Nursery, Kirkintilloch - with dozens...
Thu, 28/03/2019
Today (Thurs 28 Mar) sees the launch of the exciting new Bearsden Festival 2019 programme, with over 100 partners coming together to put on 35 events over 10 days from 10-19 May. This year the...
Thu, 28/03/2019
Walk a way to get involved in the 2019 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival! The Council has teamed up with Carers Link East Dunbartonshire to offer people the chance to take steps towards a healthier...
Thu, 28/03/2019
Spring into action and nominate the businesses, enterprises and community champions leading the way in East Dunbartonshire. That's the request to people who use the many shops, hostelries and...
Wed, 27/03/2019
Do you care about your health and social care services in your local area? Would you like to take part in a consultation event to help shape their future? East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care...
Wed, 27/03/2019
Not one, but three, art exhibitions will open in East Dunbartonshire next month, showcasing a wealth of talent on our doorstep. The Antonine Art Group exhibition opens at Auld Kirk Museum in...