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Security warning after package of white powder sent to East Dunbartonshire MP

Police have issued security advice after three “suspicious packages” were sent to East Dunbartonshire MP John Nicolson, a council building and the SNP’s headquarters.

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The fairy carving was pulled from the base.

Vandals destroy wooden carvings at Cairnhill Woods

Heartless vandals have reduced some local people to tears after they destroyed precious wooden carvings in Cairnhill Woods in Westerton overnight on April 24.

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The robber was sentenced at the High Court

Jail for robber who attacked shopkeeper with baseball bat

A thug who hit a Kirkintilloch shopkeeper on the head with a baseball bat after he fought back has been jailed for three years and four months.

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Package sent to East Dunbartonshire MP “malicious” and contained “chemicals”

Package sent to East Dunbartonshire MP “malicious” and contained “chemicals”

The contents of a suspicious package sent to East Dunbartonshire MP John Nicolson are “not harmful” police said this morning.

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Investigations continue into suspicious package sent to office of MP John Nicolson

Investigations continue into suspicious package sent to office of MP John Nicolson

Police investigations are continuing into a suspicious package delivered to the office of East Dunbartonshire MP John Nicolson yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

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John Nicolson’s office sealed off after suspicious package found

John Nicolson’s office sealed off after suspicious package found

Police have sealed off the constituency office of East Dunbartonshire MP John Nicolson after a suspicious package was sent to the property.

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Do you recognise anybody?

Police investigating serious assault release CCTV pics

Officers from Police Scotland has released images of a man and woman they are keen to speak to in relation to a serious assault that occurred about 12.40am on December 4, 2016, on Pacific Drive, in Glasgow.

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Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson.

New curbs against drug-driving

Drug-driving limits and roadside testing will be introduced in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson has announced.

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

I meet the chief constable of Police Scotland as he is preparing to head to London for a colleague’s funeral.

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Three face charges for alleged fraud

Three face charges for alleged fraud

Three men have been charged with alleged fraud after a police operation in Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs designed to net bogus workers.

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated and Police Scotland needs to rise to meet that challenge.

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

As policing beats go, they don’t get much more interesting than the whole of Scotland.

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Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley at the 2026 strategy launch.

Police Scotland 2026: ten year strategy consultation

The public is being asked for its views on the ten year strategy for Police Scotland. Julie Currie finds out more about the force’s vision for 2026.

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Mallard ducks

Police investigate after duck shot with bow and arrow

Police are investigating after a duck died after apparently being shot with an bow and arrow.

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Security guard suffered serious injury while working at M&Ds complex

Jail for biting off bit of park guard’s ear

A serial offender who bit off a chunk of a security guard’s ear at M&D’s Theme Park has been jailed for 21 months.

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Warning to pet owners after vicious dog attack in Bearsden

Warning to pet owners after vicious dog attack in Bearsden

A Bearsden woman is warning dog owners to beware after her pet was seriously injured in a vicious attack.

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Teen charged with drugs offence at Kirkintilloch

Teen charged with drugs offence at Kirkintilloch

A teenager has been reported to the procurator fiscal in connection with a drugs offence.

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Emerging threats in intellectual property crime

Emerging threats in intellectual property crime

Experts from across Europe are meeting at the Scottish Police College to discuss the emerging threats in intellectual property crime particularly the illegal use of Internet protocol television (IPTV).

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Widow’s treasured jewellery stolen in Bishopbriggs break-in

Widow’s treasured jewellery stolen in Bishopbriggs break-in

A woman has been left heartbroken after thieves broke into her house in Bishopbriggs and stole jewellery gifted to her by her late husband.

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The bales were vandalised over the Easter weekend

Hay bales targeted in vandalism attack

Police are investigating after 54 hay bales were vandalised at the farm at Guardbank, in Torrance’s Acre Valley Road.

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