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A can-do attitude for 40 years resulted in Ros receiving MBE

For the past 40 years, Ros Blair has been supporting and empowering girls and young women in the East Dunbartonshire area.

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Jo Swinson

Redundancy row: MP backs Lib Dem group

East Dunbartonshire MP 
Jo Swinson has defended 
local Lib Dem councillors who pushed through cuts to 
redundancy packages for council employees.

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Appeal after assault at city centre nightclub

Appeal after assault at city centre nightclub

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a disturbance at a nightclub in Glasgow city centre.

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Aidan McHugh is through to the third round of the Australian Open

Aidan McHugh through to last 16 of Australian Open

Bearsden teenager Aidan McHugh is through to the last 16 of the junior singles at the Australian Open after a nailbiting tiebreak decider.

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Pupils now sitting pretty

Pupils now sitting pretty

A community council has stepped in to help after vandals struck at a Bearsden primary school playground.

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MP meets with Morrisons

MP meets with Morrisons

Local MP Jo Swinson has met with senior Morrisons supermarket executives to discuss the firm’s plans for Bishopbriggs where it owns the vacant former High School site.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Scots across the country are being asked to participate in the biggest celebration of world famous poet Robert Burns by raising a toast and saying #CheerstoRabbie.

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Cycling star Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont lays down cycling challenge

World record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont is calling on families to take up the challenge of ‘Around the world in 10 days’.

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Traffic driving through snow in Kelso's Bridge Street on Tuesday.

Get home early before worst of weather

Police Scotland have advised people to return home early in the areas affected by an upgraded weather warning.

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Headache for motorists as road closes for five days

Headache for motorists as road closes for five days

There is more misery for motorists with a busy road in the area closed for five days.

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Sound idea...to commemorate Armistice Day centenary in November 2018, composer Martin Suckling is looking for readers help to sample church bells across Scotland.

Record your church bells for new Scottish composition

Readers are being asked to help create a new classical music composition to commemorate the centenary of armistice in November 2018.

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More Snow go areas

There is a high risk of disruption for travellers again after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of central and south west Scotland.

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Local MSP Rona Mackay takes unpaid trial shifts debate to Holyrood

Local MSP Rona Mackay takes unpaid trial shifts debate to Holyrood

MSP Rona Mackay is set to hold a debate in the Scottish Parliament on unpaid trial shifts.

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Peter’s pies are perfect

Peter’s pies are perfect

A bakery in Kirkintilloch has landed its latest tasty trophy after triumphing at the 19th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

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Gavin Scoular appeared at The High Court, Glasgow

Three charged with abducting and robbing two East Dunbartonshire pensioners for £20,000

Three men have appeared at the High Court charged with the abduction and robbery of two pensioners in their East Dunbartonshire home.

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West's Mark Sim has his eyes on the try line but the opposition have other ideas (pic by John Cameron).

West of Scotland unable to breach Howe of Fife line

West of Scotland went down to a disappointing defeat in their first BT National Division 2 home match of 2018 at Burnbrae on Saturday.

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Aidan and coach Toby Smith after his fine run to the final of the Australian Open warm-up event.

Bearsden tennis starlet McHugh on form going into Australian Open

Andy Murray may be missing this year’s Australian Open - but one Bearsden teenager aims to keep the Scots flag flying Down Under.

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Almost half of the British Isles covered in snow

Almost half of the British Isles covered in snow

This image captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station shows almost half of the British Isles covered in snow and cloud today.

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Temporary lights signal hold-up for motorists

Temporary lights signal hold-up for motorists

Motorists should expect delays as temporary traffic signals will be in place at Campsie Road for up to four weeks.

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