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Fri, 24/02/2017
At its meeting last night (Thursday 23 February) the Council unanimously agreed its Housing Revenue and Capital Budget for 2017/18 which will see rents for Council houses increase by 2.5%, which is...
Fri, 24/02/2017
At its meeting last night (Thursday 23 February) the Council agreed a range of measures to deliver the required £11.3 million in savings for 2017/18 with a 3% increase in Council Tax and with no...
Wed, 22/02/2017
The amount of waste being thrown into domestic bins in East Dunbartonshire could be drastically reduced if more residents used the weekly food recycling service. Around a third of rubbish being...
Tue, 21/02/2017
Coronation Gardens in East Dunbartonshire has been awarded Showcase Centenary Field 2016 status at the Fields in Trust Awards. The site in Lenzie was one of only eight nationwide awarded the...
Tue, 21/02/2017
Customers of Brookwood Library and the temporary Bearsden Hub are being given advance notice of short-term service interruptions this month as they move to their new home in the Bearsden Community...
Fri, 17/02/2017
Baljaffray Primary and Nursery in Bearsden has received a positive Education Scotland report as it became the first establishment in East Dunbartonshire to be inspected under the new inspection model...
Fri, 17/02/2017
Work has started on the £1.1 million project to transform Bishopbriggs War Memorial Hall. Construction work to extensively upgrade the facility began on Monday 13 February and is set to run for...
Fri, 17/02/2017
  People are being offered a chance to check out the future for leisure and cultural attractions in East Dunbartonshire. The Culture, Leisure and Sport Strategy 2016-2021 has been published and is...
Thu, 16/02/2017
The East Dunbartonshire Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (ADP) is encouraging members of the public to share their views on alcohol provision. These views will be presented to the East Dunbartonshire...
Wed, 15/02/2017
  Inspirational entrepreneurs and businesses are being given a golden chance to try town centre trading thanks to a new initiative from East Dunbartonshire Council. Pop-Up Shop Kirkintilloch is...
Wed, 15/02/2017
Train spotters and visitors to Milton of Campsie Railway Station have been enjoying the arrival of the first train at the station for over 50 years. Billy the Train, which now has pride of place on...
Tue, 14/02/2017
  Energetic youngsters have been putting their foot down for active travel - by using scooters as part of their lessons. Sustrans has been working with East Dunbartonshire Council to encourage pupils...
Tue, 14/02/2017
  Work on the exciting new Huntershill Community Sports Hub will soon enter the final straight - creating a multi-sports facility for people of all ages. A new full-size, all-weather 3G sports pitch...
Mon, 13/02/2017
The theme for this year’s Local History Week is History, Heritage and Archaeology with a host of events taking place in East Dunbartonshire. The annual event, organised by East Dunbartonshire...
Mon, 13/02/2017
Hey you guys - it’s time to look out your puffball skirts and shell suits and jump inside a Delorean as we head back to the 80s at the Auld Kirk Museum. This totally awesome free exhibition at the...
Mon, 13/02/2017
Young people from St Ninian’s High School had the opportunity to engage with local businesses at Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh on 30 January 2017. S4 students joined 140 learners from schools across...
Fri, 10/02/2017
  Youngsters are being urged to get on their bikes and help create an identity for East Dunbartonshire's newest active travel route. Phase 4 of Bishopbriggs Relief Road is currently under...
Thu, 09/02/2017
Topping out ceremonies have been held to mark the completion of brickwork at the new Holy Trinity Primary School in Kirkintilloch and in Bishopbriggs at the new Thomas Muir Primary School and...
Tue, 07/02/2017
Today (Tuesday 7 February 2017) is Safer Internet Day and a great opportunity to remind young people and their carers of how to stay safe online.  East Dunbartonshire’s Child Protection Committee...
Mon, 06/02/2017
A campaign to remind drivers not to smoke in public service vehicles has been launched by East Dunbartonshire Council and the East Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP). Fines of...
Mon, 06/02/2017
  If you plan to use the M8/A8 in February, March or April then please be aware there is major disruption ahead. A 10-week diversion of all M8/A8 traffic (east and westbound) is needed on all...
Thu, 02/02/2017
The Rainbow Flag was raised at East Dunbartonshire Council HQ in support of the LGBT Community in East Dunbartonshire at the start of LGBT History Month. LGBT History Month is celebrated in the UK...
Thu, 02/02/2017
  People are being offered the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful game at their own pace by East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture (EDLC) Trust. Walking Football sessions kick off again on Wednesday...
Wed, 01/02/2017
  Essential works are due to be carried out by Scottish Water in Cowgate tomorrow (Thursday 2 February), which could temporarily affect water supply in the town centre between 9am and 4pm. The...
Mon, 30/01/2017
  More people will be able to cycle and park at Bishopbriggs Station thanks to fresh investment from ScotRail. A total of 14 bike spaces are being created between now and March - adding to spaces...
Fri, 27/01/2017
  Blue Badge holders can park for free in East Dunbartonshire town centre car parks - even where there are charges in place for others. That's the message from the Council's Convener of Development...
Fri, 27/01/2017
  East Dunbartonshire’s Planning Board has voted to reject plans for 57 homes on a greenbelt site near Birdston Road, Milton of Campsie. Elected members decided to refuse planning permission at a...
Fri, 27/01/2017
  People of all ages joined together to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at Scotland's national event in East Dunbartonshire last night (Thursday 26 January). A poignant ceremony was held in...
Tue, 24/01/2017
St Agatha’s Primary School in Kirkintilloch will close its doors for the last time at the end of March as teachers and pupils move into the new Holy Trinity Primary School after the Easter holidays....
Mon, 16/01/2017
  Residents in East Dunbartonshire who received faulty goods, services or digital content this Christmas are being reminded of their consumer rights.  Anyone who discovers their product is faulty or...
Mon, 16/01/2017
Pupils at Holy Family Primary School will be returning to their school building in Boghead Road, Lenzie early next month, after the mid-term break. Since August 2015 the school has been operating...
Fri, 13/01/2017
A Special Meeting was held on Thursday 12 January to allow the Council to consider  the local government funding settlement for 2017/18 for East Dunbartonshire.  The Council Leader confirmed, “At our...
Fri, 13/01/2017
  Stories and memories forged in Kirkintilloch's iconic industries will be showcased in a film being shown later this month. 'Shoulder to Shoulder' is a documentary which was made by artist Becky Sik...
Fri, 13/01/2017
  The John Muir Way has officially been recognised as one of Scotland’s Great Trails. The 134-mile route – which stretches across Scotland’s heartland running between Helensburgh in the west and Muir...
Fri, 13/01/2017
  Work is forging ahead on Kilmardinny House as it is transformed into a new venue for East Dunbartonshire - supporting local arts, conferences, weddings and other events. The £2.73m project is being...
Thu, 12/01/2017
The people of East Dunbartonshire are being invited to have their say on the area’s new draft Housing Strategy, launched this week. The Council’s draft strategy, which will cover the period 2017-2022...
Thu, 12/01/2017
Parents and carers of children at Woodhill Primary School and Cleddens Early Years Centre are advised that the path at the rear of the new Thomas Muir Primary school will be closed from Monday, 30...
Thu, 12/01/2017
For more than 800 children in East Dunbartonshire, the Easter break holds more excitement than usual as they get ready to return to brand new multi-million pound schools in April. In Bishopbriggs,...