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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...
Thu, 16/11/2017
As winter approaches, East Dunbartonshire Council is ready to respond to dropping temperatures and snow to keep its traffic and pedestrians safe and moving. The Place, Neighbourhood & Corporate...
Thu, 16/11/2017
Fascinating food stories, writing on the road and momentous events are among the topics on the menu locally during Book Week Scotland. East Dunbartonshire Libraries will host a range of events...
Wed, 15/11/2017
If you are looking for some unique and interesting Christmas gifts then the Auld Kirk Museum has the answers to your festive shopping headaches thanks to its annual Arts & Crafts Exhibition....
Wed, 15/11/2017
Public events are being held in Bearsden and Twechar to help build exciting plans for the Antonine Wall. Rediscovering the Antonine Wall is a £1.6m scheme to deliver a range of projects along the...
Wed, 15/11/2017
O come all ye patrons … and get your tickets for a Christmas lunch fit for Good King Wenceslas. Kilmardinny House - which was recently rejuvenated and extended - is hosting a series of festive...
Wed, 15/11/2017
  East Dunbartonshire’s schools are continuing to ensure excellence and equity for all young people at all exam levels. Pupils from all areas, including those from areas classified as high...
Tue, 14/11/2017
  The people of Milngavie are being asked to help shape the future of Barloch Moor. East Dunbartonshire Council has contracted Heritage Environmental Ltd to produce a five year Management Plan for...
Tue, 14/11/2017
One of East Dunbartonshire's best-known buildings is temporarily turning purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. The Kirkintilloch Community Hub and William Patrick Library building will be...
Tue, 14/11/2017
This year's Thomas Muir Symposium has been hailed another sparkling success - focusing on the theme of ‘Scottish and English Radicals'. The annual event - a popular part of the Thomas Muir Festival...
Tue, 14/11/2017
The Council held its first Ready for Winter road show in Kirkintilloch last week with large numbers of residents coming along to get advice on topics such as community safety, looking after...
Tue, 14/11/2017
As part of its commitment to reviewing how children with additional support needs are educated and supported in East Dunbartonshire, the Council has launched a consultation around provision for pre-...
Tue, 14/11/2017
Lenzie Academy in East Dunbartonshire has been recognised for the second time with a prestigious national award for innovation and achievement in delivering physical education and extra-curricular...
Tue, 14/11/2017
The new £10m primary school being built in Bearsden as part of the Council’s Primary School Improvement Programme has been named ST. NICHOLAS’ PRIMARY following a poll of local families. The name...
Mon, 13/11/2017
Community Safety service providers in East Dunbartonshire recently came together to conduct their first ‘Day of Action’ in Auchinairn and plans are in place for another in Hillhead on Wednesday 22...
Mon, 13/11/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council and the East Dunbartonshire Tobacco Alliance are supporting a national campaign to challenge adults who buy or give cigarettes to children and young people. The evidence...
Thu, 09/11/2017
Christmas lights switch-on events are taking place across East Dunbartonshire from this weekend. Festive lights switch-on events have been organised by community councils, traders and local groups -...
Fri, 03/11/2017
Energetic young cyclists have saddled up for a new term on two wheels as a Kirkintilloch secondary school continues to blaze a trail. St Ninian's Cycling Club recently organised a healthy lunch -...
Fri, 03/11/2017
Pay & display parking meters have helped to boost the turnover of spaces in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie. Charges were introduced in seven East Dunbartonshire Council car parks in July...
Fri, 03/11/2017
  Residents are being reminded that their green bins will be emptied for the last time this month ahead of a winter break. Collections of garden waste will cease in November for a period of three...
Wed, 01/11/2017
Provost Brown and Rev John MacGregor with Councillors and Community Planning Partners at Sunday's Kirkin' Service East Dunbartonshire’s Provost, Alan Brown, welcomed guests to the ‘Kirkin’ of the...
Tue, 31/10/2017
East Dunbartonshire's appetite for ethical trading shows no signs of waning as the area celebrates 10 years as a Fairtrade Zone. Campaigners, councillors, supporters and shoppers joined together for...
Mon, 30/10/2017
  With the 5th of November fast approaching, Community Safety partners in East Dunbartonshire are urging people not to play with fire this Bonfire Night. The partners – made up of East Dunbartonshire...
Mon, 30/10/2017
Winter is coming and East Dunbartonshire Council is once again urging residents not to get caught out by severe weather, either at home or on the move. Working in partnership with the Scottish...
Wed, 25/10/2017
East Dunbartonshire will once again mark Remembrance Sunday with a number of events taking place across the area. On Sunday 12 November 2017, services - organised by local churches and community...
Tue, 24/10/2017
  More fibre broadband has gone live in East Dunbartonshire thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband roll-out. More than 800,000 premises across Scotland can now receive fibre...
Thu, 19/10/2017
A new education resource exploring the impact of the First World War on East Dunbartonshire has been launched.  The new teaching and learning resource features stories from the EDLC archives and...
Thu, 19/10/2017
  The popular annual Christmas Art & Craft exhibition at the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch will be back in town from Saturday 4 November giving shoppers plenty of time to find that special...
Wed, 18/10/2017
An assessment of Crow Road in Lennoxtown by a Geotechnical engineer shows there is no increased risk of landslide. Therefore the road should be re-open again by 5pm today. Thank you for your patience
Wed, 18/10/2017
  Community Safety service providers in East Dunbartonshire are coming together over the next few months to carry out Days of Action and to meet with local residents in Auchinairn, Kirkintilloch and...
Wed, 18/10/2017
  Families are being invited to cycle at the 'speed of light' and find out more about using pedal power to develop Healthy Habits in East Dunbartonshire. A series of events is being organised by the...
Tue, 17/10/2017
A group of inspiring East Dunbartonshire musicians are dreaming of hitting the big time as they prepare to launch their debut album. ‘Pictures of Reality’ is the first album from Sounds of the...
Mon, 16/10/2017
EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE LIBRARIES’ ‘BRAINWORKS PROJECT’ WINS OVER £7,500 SUPPORT FROMPIONEERING NEW FUND FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES “Brainworks” is one of fourteen innovative library projects across the UK...
Mon, 16/10/2017
People are being invited to book now to celebrate Christmas in style at historic Kilmardinny House in Bearsden. The A-listed building - which was recently rejuvenated and extended - is hosting a...
Tue, 10/10/2017
Major works have been completed at Kirkintilloch Town Hall and Union Street has reopened to traffic. An industrial heritage display and flexible exhibition and activity space is now being created on...
Fri, 06/10/2017
The deadline is approaching if you want to serve as a community councillor in East Dunbartonshire. Prospective candidates have until Thursday 12 October 2017 at 4pm to lodge nomination forms, ahead...
Thu, 05/10/2017
Pupils from St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s Primary Schools have been getting creative to help promote child safety around the construction site of their new school in Bearsden. The new £10m primary...
Wed, 04/10/2017
East Dunbartonshire Council has developed a plan outlining how early learning and childcare services will be expanded across the area over the coming years. Based on feedback from local people, and...
Wed, 04/10/2017
  East Dunbartonshire Council’s ‘Play 2 Learn’ project has been shortlisted for the Most Inspiring or Innovative Project Award at this year’s Quality Improvement Awards for its bold approach to early...
Wed, 04/10/2017
  The Education Service in East Dunbartonshire is continuing to perform to a very high standard as reported in this year’s Standards and Quality Report. The report, which highlights the very good and...
Thu, 28/09/2017
The best snaps taken by amateur photographers from across East Dunbartonshire are set to be the subject of a new exhibition. All of the outstanding entries from this year's East Dunbartonshire...
Thu, 28/09/2017
Nominees are being sought for community councils across East Dunbartonshire ahead of elections on 26 October. A Notice of Election has been published under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 to...
Wed, 27/09/2017
From drawing and drama to pottery and painting, people of all ages are being offered the chance to get to the art of East Dunbartonshire. A packed arts programme - Get Creative - has been unveiled...
Tue, 26/09/2017
People are being urged to explore the fascinating history of East Dunbartonshire as Scotland prepares to celebrate its first-ever Heritage Awareness Day on Friday 6 October. East Dunbartonshire...
Tue, 26/09/2017
Oxgang Primary in Kirkintilloch, has been recognised with a prestigious national award for innovation and achievement in delivering physical education and extra-curricular sport. The school has...
Tue, 26/09/2017
Sterling efforts to tackle fraud in East Dunbartonshire have potentially saved the public purse £3.6million and freed up more than 40 homes. The Council's Corporate Fraud Team received 248 reports of...
Mon, 25/09/2017
A ceremony has been held to reward health and social care employees in East Dunbartonshire for their outstanding contributions. The East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) Staff...
Mon, 25/09/2017
Scooter and pedal power has helped secure Cycle Friendly Secondary School status for Turnbull High. Scotland's Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Gregor Smith, recently visited the Bishopbriggs school...
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...