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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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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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Shared space: Have your say

Shared space: Have your say

Events are being held 
across Kirkintilloch as part 
of the new public consultation on the town centre’s 
controversial shared space.

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6.1.18 Picture Jamie Forbes. Kirkintilloch Town Hall.

New dawn for iconic town hall building

The new year marks a new dawn for Kirkintilloch’s iconic town hall.

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Scottish Water's logo

Update on re-opening Waterside Road after burst main

East Dunbartonshire Council has issued up-to-date information on the re-opening of Waterside Road in Kirkintilloch.

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Bishopbriggs road closure

Bishopbriggs road closure

A road at Bishopbriggs will be closed next week for a bridge inspection.

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A Bearsden garden after Fridays snowfall. Pretty to look at - but its chaos on the roads for commuters

Traffic nightmare 
as snow strikes

East Dunbartonshire Council has come under more criticism after Friday’s heavy snowfall , with a traffic nightmare for commuters.

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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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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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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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Shared space at Cowgate, Kirkintilloch

Call for Glasgow council to reconsider ‘shared space’ plan

Calls for Glasgow City Council to scrap controversial plans to create ‘shared spaces’ in the city centre - similar to the divisive scheme in Kirkintilloch - will be voiced later today.

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Rhondda Geekie

Former council boss on shared space group

Former East Dunbartonshire Council Leader Rhondda Geekie is to play a major role in the new public consultation process on the controversial shared space.

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Councillor hits out at ‘offensive’ CALA letter

Councillor hits out at ‘offensive’ CALA letter

A Bishopbriggs councillor 
has accused a housing 
developer of “breathtaking arrogance” and “contempt” for local democracy.

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Campaigners say the reservoirs have been allowed to fall into disrepair

Reservoirs need to be cared for

A community project has been formed to bring new life back to Milngavie’s reservoirs - which members say need “some tender loving care”.

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LETTER: CALA director’s open letter to Bishopbriggs community over Meadowburn housing plan

LETTER: CALA director’s open letter to Bishopbriggs community over Meadowburn housing plan

Sir, – In response to East Dunbartonshire Council’s recent decision to refuse an application for residential development on a brownfield site at Jellyhill, Bishopbriggs – an area of land which was allocated by the council for housing in their own adopted Local Development Plan – CALA Homes (West) would wish to convey our disappointment with the decision.

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Storm Ophelia seen from the Meteosat satellite captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station, showing the size of the storm heading towards the UK.

Fallen tree due to Storm Ophelia has now been cleared

Storm Ophelia caused a tree to fall on Strathblane Road, Milngavie, around 9pm last night but the road has now been cleared by East Dunbartonshire Council’s emergency roads team.

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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Tropical Storm Ophelia is set to hit parts of Scotland today, with travel operators warning of disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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