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Fri, 23/07/2021
A handy new guide is available to help you and your loved ones enjoy a safe summer - offering advice, hints, support and links. East Dunbartonshire Council and the Health and Social Care Partnership...
Wed, 21/07/2021
A Covid-19 vaccination bus will be based at the Chapel Street car park in Lennoxtown on Friday 23 July for all those over 18 who have not had a first dose of vaccine, and those who have waited over...
Wed, 21/07/2021
East Dunbartonshire Council has confirmed that gas safety certificates are in place, in line with statutory requirements, for all of its 42 schools. All school buildings are required to have up-to-...
Wed, 21/07/2021
It’s been a long wait, but library staff are delighted to welcome back loyal members as the doors re-open for browsing sessions. Customers will once again be able to peruse the shelves and leave with...
Thu, 15/07/2021
From Bobby in Dallas to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator, everyone loves a dramatic comeback. Now, a pilot project to investigate the benefits of changing the maintenance schedule on open grass...
Thu, 15/07/2021
Residents are being offered an opportunity to have their say on plans for the Climate Ready Park at Woodhill (Greenhill) and Etive Parks in Bishopbriggs. An online public engagement event on the...
Tue, 13/07/2021
Creative young people in East Dunbartonshire have the chance to get involved in two exciting performing arts and film making projects this summer. The excellent opportunities - both free of charge...
Mon, 12/07/2021
Does the thought of learning more about the wildlife in your local area give you butterflies? If it does then an upcoming event at Whitefield Pond in Lennoxtown could get you really buzzing. Staff...
Mon, 12/07/2021
In line with the further opening of facilities and services, from Monday 26 July the Council will resume face-to-face appointments for customer services that cannot be delivered online or by phone,...
Fri, 02/07/2021
The Council is supporting ‘Thank You Day’ on Sunday 4 July with a huge thank you to its workforce for all their efforts throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Joint Council Leader Vaughan Moody explained...
Thu, 01/07/2021
The views of more than 200 East Dunbartonshire residents who recently took part in the Council’s ‘Climate Conversation’ will help to inform the Council’s Climate Action Plan. The ‘Climate...
Mon, 28/06/2021
The first set of average speed cameras in East Dunbartonshire has been installed on Auchinairn Road in an attempt to cut speeds and improve road safety. Safety Cameras Scotland have installed three...
Fri, 25/06/2021
A national day of Thanks in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic has been organised for Sunday 4 July.  Badged as the UK’s biggest ‘Thank You Party’, the day is being supported by a wide range of...
Fri, 25/06/2021
After a year of disruption to its popular and award-winning Modern Apprenticeship and Grad+ Programmes, East Dunbartonshire Council is relaunching both schemes with 30 brand new opportunities for...
Fri, 25/06/2021
After a year that saw Armed Forces personnel across the UK support local government and the NHS to deliver crucial parts of the pandemic response, it is particularly poignant that we honour their...
Thu, 24/06/2021
Outdoor entertainment is on the way - aiming to hit the right note with people of all ages by offering some of Gilbert & Sullivan's best-loved hits in the open air. Pop-up Operas will be...
Wed, 23/06/2021
  At its meeting last week, East Dunbartonshire Council considered the ‘Improving Outcomes for Young People through School Education’ report, recently published by Audit Scotland. Welcoming the...
Wed, 23/06/2021
A new school holiday campaign being launched this week urges everyone in East Dunbartonshire to enjoy plenty of summertime fun time with extended family and friends after months of pandemic...
Wed, 23/06/2021
Library lovers rejoice. It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for. As Covid-19 restrictions continue to be eased, East Dunbartonshire’s much-loved libraries are restoring services as well as...
Mon, 21/06/2021
People are being given the chance to help shape the future of Bishopbriggs town centre as part of the Council's £34.88 million City Deal project. The Bishopbriggs Public Realm Plan is a key part of...
Thu, 17/06/2021
On Clean Air Day 2020 (8 October), there was evidence of improving air quality as a result of the enforced changes on our daily lives due to the pandemic. With the continuation of lockdowns and...
Wed, 16/06/2021
Plans are in place to ensure that East Dunbartonshire's most vulnerable children and young people* are able to enjoy a healthy lunch and a programme of fun activities over the summer break. In an...
Mon, 14/06/2021
The Community Asymptomatic Testing Centre in East Dunbartonshire has moved from Auchinairn to a new location at the War Memorial Hall in Bishopbriggs. The purpose of the centre is to help prevent the...
Fri, 11/06/2021
A brand new 3G rugby pitch at Lenzie Academy - the first of its kind in East Dunbartonshire - is being hailed as a game changer by pupils. Six years ago, Lenzie Academy became one of Scotland's 17...
Fri, 11/06/2021
Are you aged between 14 and 25 years of age and interested in making a difference to your local community and representing your peers on a national level?  If so, standing for the upcoming Scottish...
Tue, 08/06/2021
An inspirational tribute to a Scottish cycling legend has been officially unveiled at the gateway to the Campsie Fells. A huge mural of Robert Millar has been painted on the gable end of a building...
Fri, 04/06/2021
East Dunbartonshire Council is supporting the second phase of the award-wining Scotland is Stunning – Let’s Keep It That Way litter prevention campaign. First launched last year to coincide with...
Fri, 04/06/2021
If you're looking for a family activity to keep everyone occupied over the summer holidays or simply keen to try your hand at tennis then East Dunbartonshire Leisure & Culture Trust has an offer...
Tue, 01/06/2021
Over the next decade, ten trees for every man, woman and child in Glasgow City Region will be planted as part of a new urban ‘forest’ to tackle climate change. The ambitious planting pledge lies at...
Thu, 27/05/2021
A popular English Teacher from St. Ninian's HS in Kirkintilloch is in the running for English Teacher of the Year at the TES School Awards 2021 and the whole school is rooting for him. Jonny Stone is...
Thu, 27/05/2021
East Dunbartonshire Council have been working with Buglife Scotland on a bee-rilliant project to create, enhance and restore pollinator habitat. The work was undertaken as part of the Central...
Mon, 31/05/2021
A campaign warning older residents about the dangers of rogue traders and doorstep criminals has been launched by the Council’s Trading Standards team. With the easing of Covid-19 restrictions and...