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Tue, 16/01/2018
East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) is hosting a Self Directed Support (SDS) Conference on Thursday 22 March 2018 to raise awareness of choice and control within social care...
Tue, 16/01/2018
Residents and businesses are being invited to air their views on a new plan to tackle pollution in Bearsden. East Dunbartonshire Council is looking for your comments on its draft Bearsden Air Quality...
Tue, 16/01/2018
  Young people in East Dunbartonshire invited to apply The High Line in New York, Gardens by the Bay in Singapore and the Bosco Verticale in Milan are just some of the world-renowned examples of...
Mon, 15/01/2018
People are being invited to have a say on draft planning guidance to support local town centres and open space in East Dunbartonshire. Draft Town Centre Strategies have been compiled for Bearsden,...
Mon, 15/01/2018
  For the first time, parents and carers in East Dunbartonshire will be able to apply for Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) places for children aged 2, 3 and 4 using an online form on the Council’s...
Wed, 10/01/2018
Fraudulent use of disabled people's parking badges - known as 'Blue Badges' - could result in them being confiscated and cancelled. That is the warning from East Dunbartonshire Council's Community...
Tue, 09/01/2018
Primary school registration gets underway in East Dunbartonshire from next Monday (15 January). Parents and carers of children who will be starting primary school in August 2018 should contact their...
Wed, 20/12/2017
It will be a new year and a new era for Kirkintilloch Town Hall, which is opening its doors again after a major multi-million pound restoration, rejuvenation and extension project. The B-listed...
Tue, 19/12/2017
  Alongside the Year of Young People 2018 activity, nine young champions have been announced as Year of Young People 2018 Ambassadors for East Dunbartonshire. In addition to the new ambassadors, it...
Mon, 18/12/2017
Kirkintilloch Town Hall has been given a cracker of a Christmas present courtesy of one of its most talented sons. Renowned artist and Kirkintilloch native Dick Stevenson has kindly donated a...
Mon, 18/12/2017
People of all ages and abilities are now able to use a popular route - and take steps towards active lifestyles - thanks to access works in Bishopbriggs. The Meadowburn Steps Improvement Project has...
Mon, 18/12/2017
  Pupils from Castlehill Primary in Bearsden have successfully completed the Council’s Junior Warden Scheme – a project designed to help children be responsible citizens and avoid antisocial...
Mon, 18/12/2017
  The learning and achievements of 23 young people and learners in East Dunbartonshire were recognised at the Positive Achievements Winter Awards ceremony in Hillhead Community Centre, Kirkintilloch...
Mon, 18/12/2017
  I was honoured and privileged in May to be asked to serve as Provost of East Dunbartonshire Council and I have thoroughly enjoyed carrying out my duties over the last six months. My diary has never...
Mon, 18/12/2017
  Zoe Ward, a Primary 7 pupil at Mosshead Primary School, received an early Christmas present this week when she was announced as the winner of East Dunbartonshire Council’s annual Road Safety...
Fri, 15/12/2017
Council offices will close on Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Wednesday 3 January 2018.  Please note that the Emergency Response Centre will remain open 24/7 throughout the festive...
Fri, 15/12/2017
Happy Christmas and New Year from East Dunbartonshire Council
Thu, 14/12/2017
  When it is time to get rid of your Christmas tree and tinsel-free cards, remember they can be recycled. That’s the message to green-minded East Dunbartonshire residents who are being encouraged to...
Tue, 12/12/2017
East Dunbartonshire Council is urging residents to plan well this Christmas in order to reduce their food waste over the festive period. Households throw away a huge amount of food every year,...
Mon, 11/12/2017
More than 100 people found out more about a range of issues at a fascinating event held during 16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence. The Safer and Stronger Together conference was...
Thu, 07/12/2017
Excitement reached fever pitch at Castlehill Primary School, when their new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) pitch was officially opened by special guests. The Provost, Alan Brown, was joined by Partick...
Wed, 06/12/2017
Provost Alan Brown was delighted to present the prizes to the winners of his Christmas Card competition this week. The competition for primary school pupils to design the Council Christmas card for...
Wed, 06/12/2017
Don't put safety on the line for the sake of a few minutes' walk - that's the message to motorists on the school run. East Dunbartonshire Council's Community Safety Team is targeting a number of...
Wed, 06/12/2017
  Bin collection days are changing slightly over the festive period and residents are being urged to check the amended arrangements. For residents who receive a collection on a Monday (Christmas Day...
Tue, 05/12/2017
Two services that provide temporary accommodation to homeless people in East Dunbartonshire have received glowing report cards from the Care Inspectorate. Ravenswood Housing Support Service and...
Mon, 04/12/2017
Young people from Kirkintilloch High School had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at an event held in the school on 28 November 2017. S3 students heard from a range of local business...
Mon, 04/12/2017
If you've come to a standstill researching your family tree then help is at hand from East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust. The Archives and Local Studies team have organised a specialist...
Mon, 04/12/2017
Inspirational work will begin soon to bring heritage and arts sculpture trails to life across East Dunbartonshire. Trails and Tales - created by East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture (EDLC) Trust...
Mon, 27/11/2017
More than 100 young swimmers were up against the clock when they took part in the time trials for the Scottish Schools’ Swimming Championships at the Leisuredrome in Bishopbriggs on Saturday 18...
Mon, 27/11/2017
The next Ready for Winter road shows are heading to Milngavie and Bishopbriggs – with a wealth of information and promotional material on offer to help residents have a safe festive season. Head...
Fri, 24/11/2017
The successes and plaudits just keep coming for the pupils, staff and parents of Bishopbriggs Academy as the school has once again been named 'The Scottish State Secondary School of the Year' in the...
Fri, 24/11/2017
The Council can confirm that the proposed NASUWT Scotland strike action at Kirkintilloch High School, Lenzie Academy and Bearsden Academy on Thursday, 30 November will not go ahead. Follow us on...
Fri, 24/11/2017
  The Education Committee has agreed to move forward with planning the expansion of the Early Learning and Childcare service in East Dunbartonshire. Following the Scottish Government’s announcement...
Thu, 23/11/2017
Local residents reporting pest control issues are being offered a more streamlined service via East Dunbartonshire Council's website and the national myaccount scheme. The Council provides a service...
Thu, 23/11/2017
People are being invited to Kilmardinny House in Bearsden for a range of fascinating talks as part of 16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence. The Safer and Stronger Together conference has...
Wed, 22/11/2017
There’s nothing like a night of festive music and singing to get you in the Christmas spirt. If that appeals to you then you better get your skates on as time is running out to get the hottest...
Tue, 21/11/2017
  Residents are being offered a chance to find out more about proposals for a Community Hub in Milngavie at a public event. This will be the latest in the Council’s network of Hubs across East...
Mon, 20/11/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council is urging residents to beware of subscription traps this Christmas. The advice comes at the launch of National Consumer Week - a nation-wide campaign conducted by the...
Mon, 20/11/2017
  Pupils at Meadowburn Primary School in Bishopbriggs are bonding over their new-found love of chess, spending their lunchtime learning moves and strategies to build up their game skills. Under the...