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Commuter misery as Storm Doris closes M80

Drivers are facing major disruption this morning as Storm Doris lashed Scotland with 90mph winds and blizzards.

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CAMPSIE MEMORIAL HALL, LENNOXTOWN 1.4.10 PICTURE BY JAMIE FORBES

Crowdfunding appeal for Campsie Hall nears £1,000 within hours of its launch

A crowdfunding appeal for repair work to Campsie Memorial Hall has raised an impressive £820 within a day of its launch.

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A yellow warning for snow is in place for much of Scotland

Snow warning as Storm Doris arrives

The Met Office has today (Tuesday) issued a yellow ‘be aware’ warning for snow for much of Scotland as Storm Doris bears down on the UK.

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Lennox Park, Milngavie.

Meeting about the future of Lennox Park tonight

When Milngavie Community Development Trust (MCDT) consulted the whole community of Milngavie about ways to improve living in the town, one of the most popular suggestions was to improve Lennox Park.

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Motorists warned of serious delays as work on M8 at North Lanarkshire begins tonight

Motorists warned of serious delays as work on M8 at North Lanarkshire begins tonight

Drivers are warned of serious delays as work to complete the “missing link” on the M8 in North Lanarkshire begins tonight (Friday, February 17).

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Can you donate Snowdrop bulbs?

Can you donate snowdrops?

Voluntary gardening group Milngavie In Bloom (MiB) is appealing for donations of snowdrops again this year.

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The current homeless unit on Drymen Road.

Bearsden Drymen Road development concerns

Concerns have been raised about plans to demolish a council-owned Victorian villa in Bearsden, cutting down mature trees in the process.

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Concerns have been expressed for the future of Scotlands landscapes.

Call for development of landscape policy

Two national organisations have joined forces to press the Scottish Government to develop a land use policy which protects Scotland’s world-renowned landscapes, and ensures access for recreation.

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Billy The Train

Billy the Train pulls into Milton of Campsie Station

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.

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New £8.7 million sports facility at Bishopbriggs nears completion

New £8.7 million sports facility at Bishopbriggs nears completion

Work on the new £8.7 million Huntershill Community Sports Hub has entered the final straight.

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Scottish Water says its charges will still be lower than the UK average after a 1.6 per cent increase.

Increase in Scottish Water charges to fund investment

Household water charges in Scotland remain among the lowest in Great Britain, according to recent figures.

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Motorists face disruption in Bishopbriggs with road closures

Motorists face disruption in Bishopbriggs with road closures

A number of roads and lanes will be closed in Bishopbriggs over a six-week period because of major works by ScottishPower, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, February 14).

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Livestock worrying can have devastating consequences.

Dog owners warned out of control pets could be shot

Dog owners are being warned that their pets could be killed if they are found anywhere near sheep, regardless of whether or not they have attacked them.

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Wet wipes are just one of the items that can cause blockages.

Campaign to keep sewers clear

Scottish Water is still dealing with almost 100 blocked drains and sewers daily, despite a drop in blockages over the last three years.

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The Trusts specialized research yacht Silurian with Common Dolphins.

Survey records highest number of dolphin species

Record numbers of three dolphin species off Scotland’s west coast were recorded by conservation charity Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust in its marine research expeditions in 2016.

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Smoking ban reminder

Council reminder on smoking ban

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).

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Kilmardinny House in Bearsden  - new extension.

Bearsden’s Kilmardinny House extension slammed as a ‘monstrosity’

A new extension on the historic Kilmardinny House in Bearsden has been slammed as an ‘ugly’ ‘eyesore’ and a ‘monstrosity’ by local people.

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4-2-2017 Picture Jamie Forbes. Bishopbriggs. Football pitch behind Hilton Terrace. Cala Housing Protesters and Councillor Billy Hendry (centre front) against new housing development.

Campaigners step up protest against Bishopbriggs housing development

Campaigners have stepped up their protest against plans for a major new housing development in Bishopbriggs.

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Road at Lenzie closed overnight for a month

Road at Lenzie closed overnight for a month

A road in Lenzie is closed overnight until March 5 because of work on a railway bridge.

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MSP urges public to speak up about fracking

MSP urges public to speak up about fracking

Strathkelvin and Bearsden MSP Rona Mackay is appealing to the public to make their views heard on fracking.

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