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Fri, 26/05/2017
  A woman will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to defrauding the public purse of thousands of pounds. Cheryl Dunn, of Boclair Road, Bearsden, is the latest fraudster to be caught by...
Fri, 26/05/2017
Michelle McManus launches campaign to get Scots active Michelle McManus kicked off Scotland’s Big Fit Walk campaign in Kirkintilloch on Friday 26 May. The singer and presenter helped Scottish charity...
Fri, 26/05/2017
Voters in East Dunbartonshire are being encouraged to check their polling cards to make sure they know where their local polling place is. The reminder comes after changes to two polling places in...
Thu, 25/05/2017
Due to issues with our third party provider, we are currently unable to accept online card payments from customers or via the telephone. Customers are able to make cash payments only at the self-...
Wed, 24/05/2017
At its Statutory Meeting last night (Tuesday 23 May), following the observation of a minute’s silence in memory of the victims of the terrible events in Manchester on Monday, East Dunbartonshire...
Mon, 22/05/2017
  Logan McDowell Westerton PS Sarah McKee and Eva Glen St Joseph's PS Maura Gillen St Joseph's PS Beth McBain Clober PS Olivia Duffy Clober PS An impressive 41 pupils from six primary schools in...
Mon, 22/05/2017
Work is set to begin on the £2 million project to transform Bishopbriggs Library. Construction work to extensively upgrade the facility will begin in June and is set to run for completion in...
Fri, 19/05/2017
If you are eligible to vote in next month’s General Election but are not registered, then time is running out to make sure your voice is heard Only people who are registered by Monday 22 May will be...
Fri, 19/05/2017
Michelle McManus to launch campaign to get Scots active Michelle McManus is inviting locals to help her kick off Scotland’s Big Fit Walk campaign in Kirkintilloch. On Friday 26 May, singer and...
Thu, 18/05/2017
  A programme of actions to deliver a vital plan - guiding the future of land use in East Dunbartonshire - has been published. The Local Development Plan (LDP) provides guidance, opportunities and...
Thu, 18/05/2017
  A swashbuckling mix of family fun, boat trips, live music and fireworks will ensure the 2017 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival is another splash hit. This year's programme is taking shape, with a range...
Wed, 17/05/2017
A service that provides care and support to people in East Dunbartonshire has been highly praised by inspectors and service users. The Homecare Services – Mainstream Team was found by the Care...
Wed, 17/05/2017
Finalists announced for Scottish Education Awards 2017 An East Dunbartonshire school has beaten off stiff competition from across Scotland to be selected as a finalist at this year’s Scottish...
Wed, 17/05/2017
The dust has barely settled on the recent Council elections but already voters are being asked to prepare to go to the polls – this time to take part in the General Election on Thursday 8 June 2017...
Tue, 16/05/2017
East Dunbartonshire Council diverted over six tonnes of unwanted bulky items destined for landfill to local charities in the past year. The Waste Services team helped redirect 101 special uplift...
Tue, 09/05/2017
  Do you have the drive to improve the lives of children and young people in East Dunbartonshire? Then fostering may be for you. Foster Care Fortnight 2017, which runs from Monday 8 to Sunday 21 May...
Tue, 09/05/2017
  People of all ages are being invited to get creative and explore Kirkintilloch's rich industrial past at a special event on Saturday 27 May. A free Parent and Child Print Workshop will be taking...
Tue, 09/05/2017
  Free workshops are being held to help create a women's history walk in Milngavie. Trails & Tales is an arts and heritage learning programme - created by East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture...
Mon, 08/05/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council joined trade union colleagues and Community Planning partners to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day recently. Attendees gathered at a memorial cairn which was...
Mon, 08/05/2017
Due to essential maintenance, the self-service payment kiosks in Kirkintilloch Community Hub will be unable to accept payments from customers on Tuesday 9 May. Customers looking to make a range of...
Fri, 05/05/2017
The people of East Dunbartonshire went to the polls on Thursday 4 May 2017 to cast their vote in the Scottish local elections. The following results in alphabetical order, were declared by Returning...
Fri, 05/05/2017
  A unique scheme is aiming to temporarily put art at the heart of the community in Lenzie. 'Inside Lane' - an ArtWalk Project - involves a range of works to enhance public spaces, encourage people...
Fri, 05/05/2017
  Communities are being given food for thought as work gets underway on a Food Growing Strategy for East Dunbartonshire. A series of informal public drop-in sessions are being held by East...
Tue, 02/05/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council is looking for its next batch of apprentices, signalling five years of continued commitment to its Modern Apprentice Programme. There are eight vacancies for people aged...
Fri, 28/04/2017
  A day of fun and history is on offer for all the family when the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch hosts Rampaging Romans and Crafty Celts on Saturday 20 May. The event is the Auld Kirk Museum’s...
Thu, 27/04/2017
Users of the Leisuredrome in Bishopbriggs are being asked to take note of facility closures around the local Council elections, which take place on Thursday 4 May this year. The leisure centre is...
Thu, 27/04/2017
The return to school after the Easter break was full of excitement for nearly 1000 pupils from Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch as their new schools opened their doors for the first time. In...
Wed, 26/04/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council has launched its new Local Housing Strategy (LHS) which will work towards directing housing investment and developing housing services across the locality over the next...
Tue, 25/04/2017
The delivery of a new community facility for Auchinairn is picking up pace now that the main contractor, The Robertson Group, has been appointed to build the £4.95m building.  Heras fencing is now...
Tue, 25/04/2017
  A pioneering manufacturer flying the flag for East Dunbartonshire and Scotland has scooped a dazzling double. John McGavigan Ltd was named Scottish Exporter of the Year and Large Exporter of the...
Tue, 25/04/2017
  Education Scotland has given East Dunbartonshire’s Secondary Wellbeing Service a glowing report following a visit by a team of inspectors earlier this year.  The Secondary Wellbeing Service was...
Fri, 21/04/2017
  The John Muir Way today (Friday 21 April 2017) celebrated the third anniversary of the official opening of the 134-mile coast-to-coast route. The route - which commemorates the world-renowned...
Fri, 21/04/2017
  Nominations are being sought for the Council’s 2017 STARs Awards (Special Thanks and Recognition scheme for employees).  Once again there are again two categories for the public to nominate a...
Fri, 21/04/2017
With only weeks to go until the Council elections on 4 May, East Dunbartonshire voters are being advised about the voting process. Polling stations, which will be set up in halls and schools across...
Thu, 13/04/2017
Rising sports stars are being urged to apply for the Athlete Performance Programme being offered by East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture (EDLC) Trust. Athletes from all sports are being offered...
Thu, 13/04/2017
  People of all ages and abilities are being urged to use pedal power to help propel the west of Scotland to cycling success. The European Cycling Challenge (ECC) is a fun initiative held between 1...
Thu, 13/04/2017
  Inspirational ideas to boost heritage, tourism, leisure and the local economy are being sought for rural areas. Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER is a joint initiative between East Dunbartonshire...
Thu, 13/04/2017
  Inspirational pupils are at the 'art' of an exhibition showcasing the wealth of creative talent in East Dunbartonshire schools. Class Acts 2017 is an annual exhibition at the Lillie Art Gallery...
Wed, 12/04/2017
East Dunbartonshire residents are being advised of slight changes to their recycling, food and garden waste collection services on Good Friday (14 April) and Easter Monday (17 April). All general...
Tue, 11/04/2017
Community groups, schools and good causes across East Dunbartonshire are being given the chance to each win £500 worth of vouchers to purchase new electrical products as part of an initiative to...
Mon, 10/04/2017
  International Workers’ Memorial Day 2017 will be recognised in East Dunbartonshire with a ceremony at the memorial cairn outside Bishopbriggs Library on Friday 28 April. Representatives from the...
Fri, 07/04/2017
Scotland’s young people to remember 18,000 fallen Scots 100 years on Two S3 history pupils from Bishopbriggs Academy are set for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to France to observe the centenary of the...
Wed, 05/04/2017
To meet new early learning and childcare provision requirements, the Council agreed its Early Years Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020 at the meeting of the Education Committee, last night. The Scottish...
Tue, 04/04/2017
East Dunbartonshire took silver position in the Scottish Final of the Young Consumers of the Year competition held at the Scottish Parliament last month. Pupils from Douglas Academy were representing...
Tue, 04/04/2017
Cowgate in Kirkintilloch reopened fully to traffic yesterday (Monday). It had originally been planned that a rolling programme of improvement works in Cowgate would take place over 18 months -...
Mon, 03/04/2017
Over 80 attended the Refugee Information Meeting at Bearsden Hall on Thursday 30 March to hear that plans are in place to prepare for refugee arrivals to the area. Representatives from the Council...
Mon, 03/04/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council is contacting the Royal Bank of Scotland over plans to close its branch in Bishopbriggs. Senior Council officers hope to meet representatives of the bank to discuss the...
Fri, 31/03/2017
A group of pupils from Castlehill Primary in Bearsden took centre stage at an event held at Strathclyde University this week for undergraduate teaching students. During the week the University...
Fri, 31/03/2017
Everything you need to know about sport, libraries, arts and heritage in East Dunbartonshire is now at your fingertips with the launch of East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust’s (EDLC) new...
Fri, 31/03/2017
The West Carlston Garden Centre in Torrance is set to close today (Friday 31 March) meaning residents will no longer be able to access the recycling centre that is located there. The Council is...
Thu, 30/03/2017
  Pupils at Wester Cleddens Primary School are on a mission to ‘Stop the Dogs’ coming into their playground and they’ve used the latest technology to get their message across to parents/carers and...
Thu, 30/03/2017
  The construction of a new £10m primary school in Bearsden is set to get underway over the Easter break with pupils and staff moving into the new building in August 2018.   It will accommodate a...
Thu, 30/03/2017
A fascinating new exhibition is launching at the Auld Kirk Museum this weekend. ‘A Broken Line’ opens on Saturday 2 April and runs until Thursday 4 May at the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch. The...
Thu, 30/03/2017
More than 50 young singers from schools across East Dunbartonshire are set to perform as part of a community music project* bringing local tales of history and heritage to life. The East...