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New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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Maxholme Playgroup needs to find another venue

Playgroup needs a new home

Staff at Maxholme Playgroup in Bearsden are appealing to local people to help them to find new premises so they can continue to operate.

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A Google Expedition Pioneer Team pay a visit to Lenzie Meadow Primary School

Youngsters at Lenzie Meadow Primary enjoyed some exciting expeditions recently - and they didn’t even need to leave the classroom!

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Baljaffray Primary School got a positive education report

Baljaffray Primary and Nursery - ‘positive’ education report

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.

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St Agatha's PS Kirkintilloch.

School is planning a trip down memory lane to say goodbye

Staff at St Agatha’s Primary, in Kirkintilloch, are looking for people to help them say a fond farewell to the school.

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Thomas Muir Primary School topping out ceremony.

Two new East Dunbartonshire primaries ready to open in April

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 Cleddens Early Learning & Childcare Centre (CEL&CC).

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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Rebekah Fisher, Advaith Sastry and Rachel Graham with Diana award.

Douglas Academy pupils get Diana Award

Sixth year Douglas Academy pupils - Rebeka Fisher, Rachel Graham and Advaith Sastry received The Diana Award at the INSPIRE Glasgow event at The Emirates Arena last December.

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Innes with his award.

Innes comes top of the class at awards

A high-flying Bishopbriggs school pupil has wowed national education awards judges to be named one of the brightest in Britain.

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(From L-R) Richard Spratt CEO Fields of Life,  Peter Vardy CEO and Deborah Cameron Head of Fundraising.

Glasgow based car dealership Peter Vardy’s charity initiative will support 5,000 vulnerable children in East Africa

Peter Vardy is committing itself to a major aid project worth £1.26m to feed, educate and clothe vulnerable children in East Africa.

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Council Leader Rhondda Geekie was joined by representatives of the Equality Engagement Group and two local LGBT Youth group members, Stuart and Aimee, who raised the flag at the Southbank Marina HQ.

Raising the flag for equality in the LGBT community

The Rainbow Flag was raised at East Dunbartonshire Council HQ recently in support of the LGBT Community at the start of LGBT History Month.

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Masterchef winner is cooking good for nursery kids

Things were cooking good for youngsters at a local nursery school last week when they got a surprise visit from Masterchef champ Gary Maclean.

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Ayoub sisters return to perform at their old school

Ayoub sisters return to perform at their old school

Classically trained multi-talented performers The Ayoub sisters returned to their old school recently to play some rousing Scottish music.

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SLIDESHOW: Glasgow Academy Milngavie pupils celebrate Burns

The Glasgow Academy Milngavie celebrated Burns’ Day by eating haggis, singing songs and reciting Burns’ poetry.

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Memorial candle lighters at Holocaust Memorial Day event.

Remembering the Holocaust atrocity

It was perhaps the most heinous crime committed against fellow human beings, which saw six million Jews mercilessly butchered.

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Work continues on Thomas Muir Primary School

Closure of Bishopbriggs school lane could lead to tragedy say parents

Parents have demanded a rethink over the “monumental” decision to close a footpath leading to their children’s school.

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Woodhill Primary is closing

Extended holidays for pupils this Easter

More than 800 children in East Dunbartonshire will return to brand new schools after the Easter holidays this year.

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English teacher Liz Ogg - touches her nose - this is something that people with motor Neurone Disease can struggle to do.

Pupils raise nearly £5k in memory of Bearsden Academy English teacher

A fashion show at Bearsden Academy raised £4,650 in memory of an English teacher who sadly died last year due to Motor Neurone Disease.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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At the naming of the new Thomas Muir School

School path closed as work continues on new Bishopbriggs primary

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, January 30.

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