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Most of Scotland to be hit with icy weather

The Met Office has warned that most of Scotland, save for a few patches on the East coast, will be hit by ice later this evening, leading to a risk of slippery surfaces and travel problems.

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Speeding motorists targeted at action day

Speeding motorists targeted at action day

Speeding drivers and dangerous parking at schools have been targeted in a special community action day.

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After two years in his chair,   Ken is sleeping in bed again

After two years in his chair, Ken is sleeping in bed again

A 71-year-old East Dunbartonshire man, who was forced to sleep in a chair for two years because he couldn’t breathe when he lay down, is hailing an innovative NHS treatment plan for “giving him his life back”.

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Missing elderly man is found dead

Missing elderly man is found dead

The body of a missing 86-year-old man suffering from dementia has been discovered in Milngavie, a day after he disappeared.

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Police in plea to trace missing 86-year-old East Dunbartonshire man

Police in plea to trace missing 86-year-old East Dunbartonshire man

Officers are issuing a fresh appeal for help in tracing a vulnerable 86-year-old East Dunbartonshire man who vanished on Sunday.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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26-11-2016 Picture Jamie Forbes. Kirkintilloch Christmas lights switch on.

It’s beginnning to look a lot like Christmas

Christmas is coming and East Dunbartonshire is set to be lit up with a series of festive lights switch-on events.

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One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge due to arrive in Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs

One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge due to arrive in Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs

Look out for The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge today (Friday) in Kirkintilloch and Bishopbriggs!

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Warning after theft of prescription drugs and needles

Warning after theft of prescription drugs and needles

A warning has been issued to the public after the theft of prescription drugs.

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Fashionably raising cash for cancer charity

Fashionably raising cash for cancer charity

An East Dunbartonshire mum who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016 has taken to the catwalk in front of hundreds of people.

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Parking up the wrong streets say residents

Parking up the wrong streets say residents

Pay and display parking meters have helped to boost the turnover of spaces in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie, according to East Dunbartonshire Council.

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Minister  is on board for better rail service

Minister is on board for better rail service

The Minister for Transport has agreed to explore MSP Rona Mackay’s call to re-twin the Westerton to Milngavie railway line.

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Police plea after East Dunbartonshire man found dead

Police plea after East Dunbartonshire man found dead

Police are appealing for help to trace the relatives of an East Dunbartonshire man who has been found dead.

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Developers go back to school

Developers go back to school

Developers have submitted a planning application to develop the site around the former St Agatha’s Primary School in Kirkintilloch.

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David Cassidy sold more than 30 million records over the course of his career. Picture: PA

Drugs seized in flat raid

Cannabis with a street value of £225,000 has been seized in a raid on a flat.

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David Cassidy sold more than 30 million records over the course of his career. Picture: PA

Police check CCTV images after report of youngster being ‘followed by men in van’

Police are reviewing CCTV images after a nine-year-old girl reported she had been followed by men driving a vehicle in East Dunbartonshire.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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24-03-2015 Picture Roberto Cavieres.  Kirkintilloch. Protest outside Council HQ over Catherine Street junction. Councillors arriving for meeting to decide on plans for junction. Sandy Taylor Visually Impaired Forum

TWO years and £650k to return lights says report

A shock report estimates it may cost up to £650,000 and take TWO YEARS to reinstate the traffic lights at Catherine Street junction at Cowgate.

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Teenage thugs attacked boy, 14, at Milngavie station

Teenage thugs attacked boy, 14, at Milngavie station

A gang of up to ten teenagers kicked and stamped on a 14-year-old boy during a brutal and cowardly attack at Milngavie train station.

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David Cassidy sold more than 30 million records over the course of his career. Picture: PA

Two arrested on shoplifting charges at Bishopbriggs

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with shoplifting offences at Bishopbriggs.

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