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People urged to attend public meeting on future of Kirky

A public meeting on the recent public survey on Kirkintilloch town centre –including the controversial shared space – takes place on Monday, June 11 at 7pm at the miners club in Kirkintilloch.

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Thugs target cyclists on Bears Way

Thugs target cyclists on Bears Way

Concerns have been raised after thugs once again targeted cyclists on the Bears Way cycle path.

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Row rumbles on over Jellyhill

Row rumbles on over Jellyhill

Local MP Jo Swinson has accused CALA Homes of failing to engage properly with the public over its controversial plans to build 135 new homes at Bishopbriggs.

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‘What went wrong with Bishopbriggs Relief Road project?’

‘What went wrong with Bishopbriggs Relief Road project?’

Lessons must be learned 
over the debacle of the 
Bishopbriggs Relief Road – as a date is finally given for its opening.

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Date finally given for opening of new Bishopbriggs Relief Road

Date finally given for opening of new Bishopbriggs Relief Road

A date for the opening of Phase 4 of Bishopbriggs Relief Road has just been revealed.

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Bishopbriggs Relief Road – end in sight

Bishopbriggs Relief Road – end in sight

Hopes are high that a long-awaited £6.5 million road project will finally be 
completed by June.

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Plans for 62 new rented local homes

Plans for 62 new rented local homes

A housing association is set to build 62 new homes across Kirkintilloch and 
Torrance to rent.

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It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

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Businesses may be forced to pay extra taxes. Picture Paul McSherry.

1,500 sign petition against rise in fees for council-run car parks

Campaigners have stepped up their protest against an increase in fees at council-run car parks.

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Warning of road closure over weekend in East Dunbartonshire

Warning of road closure over weekend in East Dunbartonshire

Motorists are warned of a road closure over the weekend because of a litter clean-up.

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Fears for jobs with ‘dereliction’ of canal

Fears for jobs with ‘dereliction’ of canal

Councillors in East Dunbartonshire have united to try to halt a “progressive closure” of the Forth and Clyde canal.

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Delays for motorists at Lenzie

Delays for motorists at Lenzie

Motorists can expect delays at Lenzie for 10 days next week because of roadworks.

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Council hits out at cuts to bus services

Council hits out at cuts to bus services

North Lanarkshire Council has hit out at a plan by a bus firm to cut a number of its services in the area.

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Drivers warned of road closure at Bishopbriggs

Drivers warned of road closure at Bishopbriggs

Motorists are reminded that a road in Bishopbriggs will be closed on Sunday, May 6 due to the local triathlon.

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The temporary closure is necessary to enable the contractor to complete surfacing works in this area.

Delays for drivers at Lenzie

Motorists are warned of delays at Lenzie for 10 days as Scottish Power carry out work in the area.

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CALA taxi offer in road closure

CALA taxi offer in road closure

A developer has agreed to 
provide taxis for residents 
affected by the closure of a 
main route for up to five weeks.

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85% want lights back – but LibDem/Tories to monitor Kirkintilloch junction for further 18 months

85% want lights back – but LibDem/Tories to monitor Kirkintilloch junction for further 18 months

Campaigners have branded a decision by East Dunbartonshire Council to delay the return of traffic lights at a busy town centre junction “a democratic disgrace”.

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18-11-2014'Douglas Street, Car Park, Milngavie. Picture Paul McSherry.

Fury as council hikes up parking charges

A decision to increase fees in council-run car parks in East Dunbartonshire have sparked an angry reaction from 
residents and local business.

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Shared space back on agenda

Shared space back on agenda

The future of Kirkintilloch’s controversial shared space will be considered by East Dunbartonshire councillors at a meeting on Thursday night (April 26).

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Campsie and Kirkintilloch people will be forced to walk half a mile for a bus if month-long road closure goes ahead

Campsie and Kirkintilloch people will be forced to walk half a mile for a bus if month-long road closure goes ahead

The month-long closure of a main route from Kirkintilloch to Milton of Campsie by developers CALA Homes will force residents to walk more than half a mile for a bus.

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