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Find the golden ticket hidden in East Dunbartonshire - and win a year’s free travel

Keep an eye out, bus users - First Glasgow has released a golden ticket somewhere in East Dunbartonshire, worth a year of free bus travel on two of its major express services.

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Duncan Cumming at a local train station

Fury as trains skip stations

The Councillor for Bearsden North has been inundated with complaints from residents recently about the local train service.

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The closure order has been extended to January2018

More hold-ups for motorists at Kirkintilloch/Bishopbriggs

There’s more disruptions for motorists with works being carried out at Kirkintilloch/Bishopbriggs.

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Gil Paterson and Rona Mackay

Your views are being sought about smart tickets for buses

MSPs Gil Paterson and Rona Mackay are asking residents for their thoughts on smart ticketing for buses.

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Councillor Gary Pews at the junction of Balmore Road and Station Road with campaigners Penny McElhinney, Jane Logan and David Winter

Drive to clamp down on speed

Support is growing for a campaign to introduce a range of safety measures on one of the busiest roads in East Dunbartonshire.

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The road will be closed for around 14 weeks

Bridge repair means road will be closed for 14 weeks.

Scottish Water is to repair the damage done to a bridge when it was struck by a lorry last year - closing a road for almost four months.

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Green Party MSP for West of Scotland, Ross Greer.

MSPs plea to improve train service

Green MSP Ross Greer has written to the Transport Minister to demand improvements to train services in Bearsden and Milngavie.

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Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Expect disruption on the railways over the next four Sundays as improvement works take place to renew sections of track between Rutherglen and Jordanhill.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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Launching the Bishopbriggs Relief Road project L/R Andrew Clark - Project Manager, Thomas Glen - EDC, Conor McCarthy - Principal Engineer, AECOM.

Concern over relief road delay

Bishopbriggs councillor Gary Pews says he is furious construction of the Bishopbriggs Relief Road is taking so long.

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The bollards on the other side of the road

Worries missing safety bollards could lead to town centre tragedy

Council chiefs have admitted that they don’t know when missing safety bollards will be replaced at Kirkintilloch town centre’s controvertial shared space scheme.

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Milngavie Train Station

Anger over delayed trains at Milngavie

An MSP has blasted Scotrail after it emerged that barely one-in-four of trains arrived at Milngavie on time in the last year.

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Pedestrians cross at the Catherine Street shared space junction

Playing politics with Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme?

Councillors have been accused of using Kirkintilloch’s shared space scheme as a way to “score political points”.

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Campaigners want traffic lights reinstated at the Catherine Street junction

Row over reinstating traffic lights at Kirkintilloch shared space rumbles on

An MP has welcomed the proposed reinstatement traffic lights removed as part of Kirkintilloch town centre’s controversial shared space scheme.

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