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Council must act after damning report on shared space, says Strathkelvin MSP

A damning report on shared spaces by a group of influential MPs is a “vindication” for all those who have spoken out against the controversial Kirkintilloch project says Strathkelvin MSP Rona Mackay.

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This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Anti-shared space campaigners claim victory after damning report by MPs

Anti-shared space campaigners claim victory after damning report by MPs

Campaigners against the shared space at Kirkintilloch town centre are claiming victory today after a damning report from a group of influential MPs.

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Land between Lenzie and Auchinloch where houses are being built

Elderly residents ‘forced out’ of Lenzie

Older people in Lenzie are being forced out of the area where they have lived for most of their lives.

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Twechar Steering Group and their youngest member - Emily (3) who attends the meetings with her mum.

Five year plan shows village’s bright future

Twechar has launched its own ambitious family friendly action plan which includes backing for a Fairy Glen in the village.

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Volunteers at the 2014 event

Spring into action and help to clean up your local streets

The Clean Sweep branch of Milngavie in Bloom is looking for volunteers to join its annual Big Spring Clean.

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Changes to recycling schedule

Changes to bin collections over Easter weekend

East Dunbartonshire residents are being advised of slight changes to their recycling, food and garden waste collection services on Good Friday (14 April) and Easter Monday (17 April).

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Atlantic puffin.

Iconic Scottish bird species are under threat

Two of Scotland’s most loved species, curlew and puffin, have joined the growing list of threatened bird species, according to a new report.

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Milngavie Waterworks -  Mugdock Road. 
Trees cut down at loch next to waterworks.

Dangerous trees cut down at Milngavie waterworks

Ancient trees had to be cut down at Milngavie waterworks this week because they were a danger to the public.

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Builders ordered to replant 70 trees they tore down at Lenzie woodland site

Builders ordered to replant 70 trees they tore down at Lenzie woodland site

Builders have been threatened with prosecution if they fail to replant dozens of trees they tore down at a woodland site in Lenzie.

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Recycling bins

Recycling bins to be relocated elsewhere

The West Carlston Garden Centre in Torrance closed last week, meaning residents will no longer be able to access the recycling centre located there.

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A representative of the Forestry Commission surveys the damage after the tree felling

Builders ordered to replant 70 trees after they axed Lenzie woodland site

Builders have been threatened with prosecution if they fail to replant dozens of trees they tore down at a woodland site in Lenzie.

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Volunteers at the park

Army of volunteers give park a spring clean

The Friends of Springburn Park had a litter pick on Saturday, April 1, with over 20 volunteers taking part in the spring clean.

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Roadworks started in February of last year

Cowgate now open to traffic as controversial project nears completion

Kirkintilloch’s Cowgate reopened to traffic yesterday after nearly 14 months of controversial works.

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Online farmers market for people of Milngavie and Bearsden

Online farmers market for people of Milngavie and Bearsden

An new online farmers market has been set up to cater for the people of Milngavie and Bearsden.

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Motorists hit by more hold-ups at Bearsden

Motorists hit by more hold-ups at Bearsden

More hold-ups for motorists as part of Cala Homes’ new development at Milngavie Road, Bearsden.

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25-3-2017 Picture Jamie Forbes. Queens Building Lenzie.

Lenzie street plan concerns

You’re parking up the wrong street – that’s the view of residents in Lenzie who have voiced their concern over a new roads project for the area.

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Kirkintilloch roadworks

High street to reopen after year-long closure

Kirkintilloch’s main street will reopen fully to traffic from Monday, April 3 after more than a year of road closures.

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Members of the public raised concerns at a previous meeting about the project last year.

“Constructive discussions” about new Lenzie Street Design Project, says East Dunbartonshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council in conjunction with Sustrans Scotland have released the following press release to the Herald in connection with the Lenzie Street Design Project.

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