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New Strathendrick coaching team relish challenge of historic season

Strathendrick Rugby Club has a new coaching team in place as they prepare for their first ever West League Division 1 season.

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Scottish mum Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon died in Iraq in 2004, is backing the Johnston Press campaign calling on Scottish and Westminster Governments to shed light on veteran suicide figures.''Pic: Robert Perry.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

A Scottish mum whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004 has given her support to a Johnston Press investigation into veteran suicides.

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Bearsden road closed for a week

Bearsden road closed for a week

A road in Bearsden will be closed for a week because of roadworks.

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Ross Greig doing seven triathlons in seven days from Sunday the 17th June 2018, aiming to raise �1k for Scottish Association for Mental Health.

Ross in triathlon test for late auntie

A fitness fanatic successfully completed seven gruelling triathlons in seven consecutive days in honour of his late auntie.

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The CCTV unit has been installed following an incident in the locality.

CCTV system needs street lights’ power

Concerns over the obvious waste of money having street lights illuminated during the hours of daylight led to a council complaint.

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The Morrisons store at Bishopbriggs.

Views wanted on store plan

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson wants local people’s views on Bishopbriggs town centre and Morrisons’ 
proposals for the redevelopment of its store in the town.

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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

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East Dunbartonshire MP accuses Tories of cheating in Brexit customs union vote

East Dunbartonshire MP accuses Tories of cheating in Brexit customs union vote

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has accused the government of a breach of trust over a key House of Commons vote on Brexit.

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Kirkhouse Inn, Strathblane.

Historic inn is up for grabs

A well-known and busy country inn nestling at the foot of the Campsies in the parish of Strathblane is up for sale.

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John Meikle VC award recipient

Military hero remembered

An exhibition commemorating one of East Dunbartonshire’s bravest sons has gone on display at William Patrick Library in Kirkintilloch as part of the Council’s WW1 centenary events.

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Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

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The rusted safety rails on the walkway leading to the tower structure at the Craigmaddie Reservoir, Milngavie.

Danger at Milngavie’s Craigmaddie Reservoir

Concerns that a child could be seriously injured – or worse – at Craigmaddie reservoir in Milngavie have been lodged with Scottish Water.

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Shea Gordon enjoyed a dream start to his loan spell at Partick Thistle against Stenhousemuir (pic by Jamie Forbes)

Loan star Gordon delighted with two-goal start to Thistle career

Motherwell striker Shea Gordon made the best possible start to life as a loanee with Partick Thistle.

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Let’s capture one summer’s day

Let’s capture one summer’s day

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

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31.7.14 Commonwealth Games Cycling Time Trial. Golden Pheasant, Auchinloch

Thieves target Lenzie bar

Thieves broke in to a bar at Lenzie early on Sunday and targeted a gambling machine on the premises.

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The ladies from Weight Watchers who took part in the Race For Life event at Glasgow Green

Weight Watchers lose pounds and gain more

Local Weight Watchers members raised an amazing amount for charity taking part in the recent Race for Life event in Glasgow.

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The ladies from Weight Watchers who took part in the Race For Life event at Glasgow Green

Weight Watchers lose pounds and gain more

Local Weight Watchers members raised an amazing amount for charity taking part in the recent Race for Life event in Glasgow.

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The victorious Team GB after their World Championship semi-final triumph. Left to right are Dan Bewley, Neil Vatcher, Connor Mountain, Ellis Perks and Nathan Greaves (photo courtesy of George Mutch)

Glasgow Tigers favourites help Great Britain to World Final

A current and a former Glasgow Tigers favourite played vital roles in helping Great Britain book a World final place in a thrilling night at Ashfield on Saturday.

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With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

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The council wants to hear from residents

Have your say on area’s green spaces

The recent hot weather has seen people flocking to their local parks in their droves - but now residents are being asked for their views on how they can be improved even further.

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