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Previous 60 days news

Mon, 19/11/2018
Let there be lights - the countdown to Christmas is underway in East Dunbartonshire. Festive events are taking place locally - organised by communities, traders and local groups - and supported by...
Mon, 19/11/2018
During a week-long blitz on Blue Badge Fraud by the Council's Community Safety Team, 17 drivers have been caught misusing Badges or bays and have been penalised. Last week, 47 Blue Badges were...
Fri, 16/11/2018
A new era has launched for a landmark building in East Dunbartonshire - which blends past, present and future in the heart of the community. Kirkintilloch Town Hall was officially opened today (...
Fri, 16/11/2018
East Dunbartonshire Council (Thursday 15 November) agreed a revised Unacceptable Customer Behaviour Policy which sets out the approach that will be taken if a customer exhibits behaviour that is...
Fri, 16/11/2018
Audit Scotland have concluded their planned work for 2017/18 and their Annual Report, considered by Council last night (Thursday 15 November), includes their assessment that the Council has...
Fri, 16/11/2018
Forty primary 6 & 7 pupils from two Kirkintilloch primary schools were guests of honour at the Council's HQ recently where they met Depute Provost Gary Pews. The pupils have been learning about...
Fri, 16/11/2018
Families with pre-school children in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie are set to benefit from recent Council decisions to build a brand new early years facility in each town. Representing an...
Fri, 16/11/2018
East Dunbartonshire Council has tonight (Thursday 15 November) agreed to progress the delivery of a new build Additional Support Needs school in Kirkintilloch, to meet the future needs of some of the...
Mon, 12/11/2018
East Dunbartonshire Council has met with Scottish Canals, Transport Scotland and neighbouring authorities to discuss Forth & Clyde Canal bridge issues. Councillors unanimously backed a motion...
Fri, 09/11/2018
  Oxgang Primary School in Kirkintilloch has been recognised with a prestigious national award for innovation and achievement in delivering school sport. Staff and pupils recently received the...
Thu, 08/11/2018
  Would you like to find out about the hidden history of Scottish women, how to snare a publishing deal or the secret to a great murder mystery? If so, you are in luck, as these are just some of the...
Wed, 07/11/2018
Over 70 of Glasgow City Region’s leaders and decision-makers came together in Glasgow recently to kick off the process of developing an Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan for Glasgow City Region,...
Wed, 07/11/2018
  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...
Wed, 07/11/2018
  Schools across East Dunbartonshire have been awarded a prestigious national award from sportscotland, the national agency for sport, for this academic year.  The sportscotland School Sport Award is...
Tue, 06/11/2018
Consumer champions will be presenting advice in East Dunbartonshire next week as people hit the shops - and the websites - for Christmas gifts. The Council's Trading Standards team will be providing...
Tue, 06/11/2018
East Dunbartonshire remains the top performing local authority in Scotland for school leavers going onto positive destinations. The School Leaver Destination Return (SLDR) is a statistical return...
Mon, 05/11/2018
Put the phone down on scammers who are calling mobiles and landlines in a bid to swindle people's savings. That is the message from East Dunbartonshire Council's Trading Standards service, which is...
Fri, 02/11/2018
People and businesses are being invited to give their views on a new draft Licensing Policy Statement for the area. East Dunbartonshire Licensing Board (EDLB) is required to publish a statement 18...
Fri, 02/11/2018
This year's festival in memory of Scotland's 'Father of Democracy' will begin tomorrow (Saturday). The 2018 Thomas Muir Festival will once again train the spotlight on one of Scotland's greatest sons...
Fri, 02/11/2018
East Dunbartonshire Council is in the running for a UK-wide award recognising first-class work to check and maintain local roads. The authority has been named as a finalist in the best performer for...
Tue, 30/10/2018
The popular annual Christmas Art & Craft exhibition at the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch will be back in town from Saturday 3 November giving shoppers plenty of time to find that special...
Mon, 29/10/2018
In this, the centenary of the end of the First World War, East Dunbartonshire will mark Remembrance Sunday with a number of events across the area. On Sunday 11 November 2018, services - organised by...
Thu, 25/10/2018
A landmark building in Bearsden has been praised as part of a prestigious UK-wide awards scheme, following a major rejuvenation and extension project. Kilmardinny House was shortlisted for Civic...
Wed, 24/10/2018
The Council is moving to the next stage of the statutory consultation process on its proposal to close the area’s two special schools – Campsie view School in Lenzie and Merkland School in...
Mon, 22/10/2018
People are being invited to deliver their views on the modernisation of taxi and private hire conditions. East Dunbartonshire Council is carrying out consultation from today (Monday 22 October) to 4...
Mon, 22/10/2018
With the 5th of November fast approaching, Community Safety partners in East Dunbartonshire are urging people to keep safe whilst enjoying Bonfire Night festivities. The partners – made up of East...
Mon, 22/10/2018
A wide ranging consultation has been launched as part of East Dunbartonshire Council’s commitment to review how children with additional support needs are educated and supported across the area. The...
Fri, 19/10/2018
East Dunbartonshire will mark the centenary of the end of the First World War with a number of events taking place across the area. In November, three sculptures - known as Tommies - will go on...
Thu, 18/10/2018
  Education Scotland has given East Dunbartonshire’s Primary Wellbeing Support Service a glowing report following a visit by inspectors earlier this year.  The service, based in Oxgang Primary School...
Tue, 16/10/2018
School pupils, walkers and cyclists will benefit from a new active travel project in Bishopbriggs. Works are taking place at Meadowburn Park over the coming weeks to improve the path network. The...
Mon, 15/10/2018
  Programmes to provide East Dunbartonshire’s most vulnerable children with free breakfast during the school term and play opportunities and a meal over the school holidays have been continuing to...
Wed, 10/10/2018
Get on your bike and get a free swim at the Leisuredrome in Bishopbriggs. That's the offer to pedalling patrons as part of a trial initiative bring run by the Council and East Dunbartonshire Leisure...
Tue, 09/10/2018
Six new graduates with a range of qualifications took the first step onto the career ladder this week when they joined East Dunbartonshire Council. Adam, Courtney, Glen, Marc, Nicola and Stuart met...
Tue, 09/10/2018
Local residents reporting dog fouling are being offered a more streamlined service via East Dunbartonshire Council's website and the national myaccount scheme. This latest improvement means that once...
Tue, 09/10/2018
While we are all hoping for a mild winter, East Dunbartonshire Council is ready to respond to dropping temperatures and snow to keep its traffic and pedestrians safe and moving. The Place,...
Mon, 08/10/2018
A transport consultant is being appointed by East Dunbartonshire Council to look at potential railway improvements in the Bearsden and Milngavie area. Transport Scotland recently turned down the...
Mon, 08/10/2018
Child burial fees have been completely removed in East Dunbartonshire. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Council's Place, Neighbourhood & Corporate Assets Committee on Thursday 4 October...
Fri, 05/10/2018
A proposal to transform the site of the former headquarters of East Dunbartonshire Council into social housing is one step closer. The Place, Neighbourhood and Corporate Assets committee has agreed...
Thu, 04/10/2018
Fresh funding to build better connections for communities and visitors along the length of the Antonine Wall has been welcomed in East Dunbartonshire. The Heritage Lottery Fund has allocated £980,600...
Thu, 04/10/2018
Pupils, teachers, parents, Councillors and invited guests joined East Dunbartonshire’s Provost Alan Brown last night (Wednesday) to celebrate the official opening of St. Nicholas’ Primary School in...
Tue, 02/10/2018
  Residents in Lennoxtown have a fantastic new play park thanks to a £50,000 grant from funding body WREN, alongside council funding. The grant, awarded by WREN’s FCC Scottish Action Fund, along...
Mon, 01/10/2018
Primary 6 pupils at Twechar Primary in East Dunbartonshire have been learning about the dangers of antisocial behaviour and the value of being responsible citizens. The 15 young people have completed...
Thu, 27/09/2018
An exciting new river restoration project designed to restore the Glazert Water to a more natural condition and minimise the likelihood of flooding in the River Kelvin Catchment downstream is one...
Thu, 27/09/2018
The Scottish Council on Archives has received a National Lottery grant of £9,600.00 for its ‘Theatre of Remembrance’ project. Awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War then and now...
Thu, 27/09/2018
A new exhibition will breathe fresh life into the phrase 'a stitch in time' thanks to a unique collaboration involving embroiderers and local history. 'Re-addressing the archive' is the name of the...
Thu, 27/09/2018
The latest data published by sportscotland shows that Active Schools is going from strength to strength with national figures at an all-time high and 7.3 million participant sessions delivered in...
Wed, 26/09/2018
People are being offered a priceless opportunity to find out more about Fairtrade Gold. An exhibition will be touring East Dunbartonshire during October to raise awareness of the world's first...
Fri, 21/09/2018
Bishopbriggs War Memorial Hall has been officially reopened by Provost Alan Brown on Wednesday 19 September following a £1.1m refurbishment by the Council. Located on Balmuildy Road in the heart of...
Fri, 21/09/2018
The best snaps taken by amateur photographers from across East Dunbartonshire are set to be the subject of a new exhibition. All of the entries from this year's East Dunbartonshire Photographic...