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Fri, 22/09/2017
Professionals working in Scotland’s education sector are being recognised for excellence in professional learning through a new GTCS awards programme A national awards ceremony was held by the...
Thu, 21/09/2017
If the long autumn nights get you down then East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture (EDLC) Trust’s Feel Good fortnight programme of events could be the thing to give you a boost. The Feel Good Book...
Thu, 21/09/2017
People are being urged to have a say on East Dunbartonshire's economy before Thursday 28 September. A Draft Economic Development Strategy (EDS) has been released - detailing potential actions as...
Thu, 21/09/2017
250 health volunteers reach over 30,000 young people across 90 schools. School pupils are benefitting from the advice of their peers as part of an innovative programme aimed at reducing violent...
Thu, 21/09/2017
  The number of tenants in East Dunbartonshire who are happy with the Council as a landlord has increased, according to feedback from a recent tenant’s satisfaction survey. The main aim of the study...
Wed, 20/09/2017
Local Residents are being offered the chance to find out more about proposals to build around 50 affordable homes in Kirkintilloch at two public events.  East Dunbartonshire Council, along with...
Tue, 19/09/2017
East Dunbartonshire Community Planning Partnership (CPP) is calling on residents of Hillhead and Harestanes to help shape services by sharing their views and getting involved in potential plans for...
Tue, 19/09/2017
  Local people are being given an opportunity to help shape a ten year plan which aims to improve outcomes and reduce inequality across East Dunbartonshire. The draft Local Outcomes Improvement Plan...
Mon, 18/09/2017
A new era has officially begun for one of East Dunbartonshire's most historic buildings after a refurbishment and extension project - which has already been shortlisted for a major award. Kilmardinny...
Fri, 15/09/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council has signed up to join Recycle Week’s army of ambassadors in a bid to get Scotland recycling more. Recycle Week, which takes place from 25 September to 1 October, is the...
Fri, 15/09/2017
This year's events to celebrate Scotland's 'father of democracy' have been announced. The Thomas Muir Festival will once again train the spotlight on one of Scotland's greatest sons - who was...
Fri, 15/09/2017
  Auchinairn’s brand new Community Centre and Early Learning & Childcare Centre is on track to open next Spring with construction now almost one third complete.   Since work began in May, the...
Tue, 12/09/2017
  Two ambitious green-themed plans - crucial to the wellbeing of East Dunbartonshire's places and people - have been officially unveiled. The innovative Green Network Strategy (GNS) and the Local...
Tue, 12/09/2017
  A pioneering event providing support for women looking to start their own businesses in East Dunbartonshire has been declared an "amazing" success. Business Gateway East Dunbartonshire held the...
Tue, 12/09/2017
  Join us for the launch of our new education resource exploring the impact of the First World War on East Dunbartonshire.  The free event, which will take place at Douglas Academy on Wednesday 27...
Mon, 11/09/2017
  A new era for sport and leisure has kicked off in East Dunbartonshire with the official opening of Huntershill Sports Hub. The multi-million pound facility will encourage sporting activity in the...
Mon, 11/09/2017
  People are being offered the chance to help direct grant funding in local communities. New members are being sought for the Grants Advisory Committee (GAC), which works to ensure that funding from...
Mon, 11/09/2017
  As the Peter Buchanan Award for 2017 is launched the search begins for local young people who, through exceptional determination and effort, have overcome significant challenges in their lives.  ...
Fri, 08/09/2017
Six year old Joey from Gartconner Primary speaks for all pupils at the Kirkintilloch school in his newly unveiled banner urging people to ‘Be Cool – Walk to School’.   Parking at the school has...
Tue, 05/09/2017
If you can read between the lines, you can save lives. That’s the message Choose Life is sending out in East Dunbartonshire to mark this year’s Suicide Prevention Week (4 –10 September 2017). Last...
Mon, 04/09/2017
  An ambitious project to bring history to life to promote the Antonine Wall and its fascinating past has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Rediscovering the Antonine...
Fri, 01/09/2017
  There is still time for you to have a say on a vital document which will help shape East Dunbartonshire's economy. A Draft Economic Development Strategy (EDS) has been prepared - detailing...
Fri, 01/09/2017
The new term got off to a flying start for pupils and teachers at Wester Cleddens Primary in Bishopbriggs as they celebrated receiving a glowing report from Education Scotland. Inspectors visited the...
Fri, 01/09/2017
  Ten young people from across East Dunbartonshire have become the Council’s newest recruits, successfully making it onto its much sought after and award-winning Modern Apprentice Programme. East...
Thu, 31/08/2017
Two recent in-car safety clinics held in East Dunbartonshire revealed that 70 per cent of the seats checked were incorrectly fitted or incompatible. As part of the Good Egg In Car Safety Campaign,...
Thu, 31/08/2017
A new Health Walk is being launched in Kirkintilloch due to popular demand. Health Walks – coordinated by the East Dunbartonshire WALK project - are an ideal way to keep physically active as well as...
Thu, 31/08/2017
  Families are being invited to get creative and celebrate the life and times of one of East Dunbartonshire's most famous sons. A linoleum-printing workshop is taking place on Saturday 16 September...
Thu, 24/08/2017
An incredible array of local art will go on display this weekend when the 47th Annual Art Exhibition of Kirkintilloch, Bishopbriggs, Lenzie & Campsie Artists officially opens at the Auld Kirk...
Wed, 23/08/2017
  Local bus operator First Glasgow has unveiled its new-look X85 and X87 express services, which provide residents in East Dunbartonshire with fast motorway links to Glasgow City Centre. The operator...
Wed, 23/08/2017
  A variety of iconic locations in East Dunbartonshire will be welcoming visitors on Saturday 9 September as part of Doors Open Day 2017. This is the 19th year that the area has taken part in the...
Mon, 21/08/2017
  Families rocked and rolled - on land and water - as the fabulous Kirkintilloch Canal Festival reached a cracking crescendo at the weekend. Thousands of people took part in the 2017 celebration of...
Mon, 21/08/2017
  Following the latest scheduled meeting between East Dunbartonshire Council and Network Rail, the Council has received confirmation of a delay to the delivery of the Bishopbriggs Relief Road project...
Fri, 18/08/2017
  Kirkintilloch Canal Festival reaches a crescendo this weekend - with Saturday night’s sensational concert and fireworks display, and Sunday’s fun-packed gala. A host of local performers, shops,...
Fri, 18/08/2017
  Bishopbriggs Academy has returned the most outstanding exam results in East Dunbartonshire, with more than half of S5 pupils attaining five or more Highers. For the second year running the school...
Fri, 18/08/2017
Residents across East Dunbartonshire are being asked for their views about community lets at a series of public engagement events. East Dunbartonshire Council is currently undertaking a review of...
Fri, 18/08/2017
  People are being invited to help shape the future for East Dunbartonshire's economy. A Draft Economic Development Strategy (EDS) has been released - detailing potential actions as regards local...
Mon, 14/08/2017
Parents and carers of children aged under five years are being asked for their views on early learning and childcare provision in East Dunbartonshire as funded hours will be increasing for eligible...
Fri, 11/08/2017
  A splashing range of family fun gets underway on Monday 14 August as Kirkintilloch Canal Festival begins its voyage for 2017. Kirkintilloch Canal Festival runs until Sunday 20 August - reaching a...
Wed, 09/08/2017
  Open doors to the past, present and future at a variety of iconic locations in East Dunbartonshire. That's the offer ahead of Doors Open Day 2017 - which takes place locally on Saturday 9 September...
Tue, 08/08/2017
Pupils across East Dunbartonshire have returned strong exam results which were published today (Tuesday) by the SQA and welcomed by the Council’s Education Service. The results for the area’s eight...
Fri, 04/08/2017
The Council can confirm it has received notification from the Provincial Grand Black Chapter of Scotland of a significant public procession in Kirkintilloch on Saturday 12 August 2017. Council...
Thu, 03/08/2017
  East Dunbartonshire residents are being given the opportunity to have their say about local health and social care services. Their views will help to shape the East Dunbartonshire Health and Social...
Thu, 03/08/2017
East Dunbartonshire Libraries’ digital services have had a makeover meaning it’s simpler than ever before to access your favourite titles wherever you go. An extensive suite of digital library...
Wed, 02/08/2017
  Members of the public are being offered a behind-the-scenes peek at Kirkintilloch Town Hall as rejuvenation works continue. The reinvigorated B-listed building will be a centre for heritage, arts,...
Tue, 01/08/2017
  An appeal against East Dunbartonshire Planning Board's decision to reject plans for housing on greenbelt has been dismissed by the Scottish Government. The Planning Board unanimously agreed on 8...
Tue, 01/08/2017
  People are being urged to grow for it at this year's Kirkintilloch Canal Festival … and develop an appetite for producing their own fruit and veg. Work has been taking place on a Food Growing...
Tue, 01/08/2017
  As Scotland celebrates 2017 as the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, the John Muir Way, which runs through East Dunbartonshire, is the ideal way to discover some of Scotland’s unique...
Tue, 01/08/2017
Probationer Geography Teacher, Frazer Satti, has a promising career ahead of him after being selected as East Dunbartonshire’s exemplary probationer this year. Frazer was nominated by East...
Fri, 28/07/2017
  Over 1600 people helped Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre celebrate its tenth birthday during two days of fun-filled free activities. Visitors flocked to the Centre on Friday, July 21, and Saturday,...
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...