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Wed, 21/02/2018
Never mind The Beatles, two East Dunbartonshire leisure centres are celebrating a fab four of their very own. Both the Allander in Bearsden and The Leisuredrome in Bishopbriggs have retained four-...
Wed, 21/02/2018
Prize-winning pupils have been really 'sticking in' at school by raising awareness about active travel. The Healthy Habits School Sticker Competition saw talented young people of all ages spread the...
Wed, 21/02/2018
East Dunbartonshire Council  is raising awareness of the effects and risks of fly-tipping by holding roadshows in supermarkets and providing free skips at key locations during a short-lived ’rubbish...
Tue, 20/02/2018
One of East Dunbartonshire’s environmental hidden gems has been given an upgrade to improve the visitor experience.  Barloch Moor, a Local Nature Conservation Site in Milngavie which is home to...
Tue, 20/02/2018
Another 26,000 premises across the country can now get fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. Thanks to the programme more than 870,000 premises are...
Tue, 20/02/2018
Find out more about growing your own fruit, vegetables and flowers in allotments and other growing spaces such as community gardens and orchards. People and community groups are being invited to...
Mon, 19/02/2018
Consultation on potential options for the junction of Catherine Street, Cowgate and Kerr Street in Kirkintilloch has been extended. Drop-in events took place on 15, 16 and 17 February - with members...
Mon, 19/02/2018
People are being urged to show support for food-growers in developing countries as part of this year's Fairtrade Fortnight campaign - which runs from 26 February to 11 March 2018. The Council is once...
Fri, 16/02/2018
  At its meeting last night, the Council was advised of the latest current savings target for 2018/19 and confirmed the Council Tax rates for East Dunbartonshire for the coming financial year. A...
Fri, 16/02/2018
At its meeting last night (Thursday 15 February) the Council agreed its Housing Revenue and Capital Budget for 2018/19 which will see rents for Council houses increase by 3.9%. Thomas Glen, Depute...
Thu, 15/02/2018
If you have concerns about a vulnerable adult then you are being encouraged to act on your suspicions and speak out in confidence. Scotland’s first ever National Adult Protection Day will be held on...
Mon, 12/02/2018
  East Dunbartonshire is one of the top authorities in Scotland for school children attaining the appropriate levels in literacy and numeracy and figures for session 2016/17 show an increase in...
Mon, 12/02/2018
A fund has opened for groups in East Dunbartonshire who want to produce cultural and arts activity in their local community, as part of Festival 2018 – the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018...
Fri, 09/02/2018
An appeal against East Dunbartonshire Planning Board's decision to reject plans for 135 homes on a site at Jellyhill, Bishopbriggs, is set to be allowed by the Planning and Environmental Appeals...
Fri, 09/02/2018
Residents are being invited to a special event offering handy hints to help slam the door on bogus callers and rogue traders. Police Scotland, East Dunbartonshire Council and the Royal Bank of...
Fri, 09/02/2018
Time is running out to have a say on draft planning guidance to support local town centres, air quality and open space in East Dunbartonshire. Draft Town Centre Strategies have been compiled for...
Wed, 07/02/2018
There are a number of events taking place in East Dunbartonshire to celebrate Local History Week next month. The annual event, organised by East Dunbartonshire Libraries, is running from Saturday 3...
Wed, 07/02/2018
  Pupils from St Joseph’s Primary in Milngavie and St Andrew’s Primary Bearsden are the latest young people to successfully complete the Council’s Junior Warden Scheme – a project designed to help...
Fri, 02/02/2018
East Dunbartonshire Council has launched a new campaign to tackle rent arrears head on. The Your Rent Matters campaign carries the warning that tenants who refuse to face up to their rent arrears...
Wed, 31/01/2018
For the children who attend Auchinairn Nursery, the Easter break holds more excitement than usual as they get ready to return to a brand new Early Learning and Childcare Centre in April. The new...
Wed, 31/01/2018
Community Safety service providers in East Dunbartonshire are continuing their Days of Action and meetings with local residents in Auchinairn, Hillhead and Lennoxtown.  And following feedback from...
Wed, 31/01/2018
Consultation will be held on potential options for the junction of Catherine Street, Cowgate and Kerr Street in Kirkintilloch. Members of the public, community groups, businesses and other interested...
Mon, 29/01/2018
Come along to the Auld Kirk Museum on Saturday 17 February for the opening event of its First World War exhibition. To mark the conclusion of centenary commemorations remembering the 1914 – 1918...
Mon, 29/01/2018
From family history and futuristic gadgets to exciting exhibitions and gripping reads, a packed programme of culture is taking place locally in the coming weeks. Highlights of the new programme from...
Mon, 29/01/2018
Mum's the word as Kilmardinny House plays host to a special day in celebration of marvellous matriarchs. The A-listed Bearsden building is holding a number of lunches on Mother's Day - Sunday 11...
Mon, 29/01/2018
  Each year the Peter Buchanan Award for Personal Endeavour* is given to a young person in East Dunbartonshire who has, through exceptional determination and effort, overcome significant challenges...
Wed, 24/01/2018
  Young people from St Ninian’s High School and Douglas Academy had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at the University of Strathclyde earlier this month. S3 and S4 students joined 128...
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...