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Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
John is presented with the award by Michelle McManus and Meallmore managing director Gerard Hennessey

John goes the extra mile

A dedicated handyman has been recognised as among the leading care home employees in Scotland at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Workers on the site of Harestanes Community Centre

Community centre gets a helping hand

Around £20,000-worth of work has been carried out to give a Kirkintilloch community centre a much-needed facelift.

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Council leader Gordan Low

New Year, new leadership?

SNP minority administration may not make it to 2018...

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 



Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Health
Debi McKay is looking for your votes

Debi is a real role model

A fitness fanatic whose dedication to sport runs in the family is leading the race to become the face of a global nutrician company.

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Councillor Vaughan Moody has defended the actions of the Lib Dem group

Redundancy terms row rolls on

The leaders of the Lib Dem and Tory groups on East Dunbartonshire Council have defended their decision to vote to cut workers’ redundancy terms.

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The best-selling author during her visit

A real best-seller

One of the world’s best-selling authors was welcomed to Harper Collins’ Bishopbriggs distribution centre recently.

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A surprise proposal

Wedding bells are ringing at Woodilee

A couple enjoyed a double celebration when picking up the keys to their new home provided the perfoect opportunity for a marriage proposal.

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The newly-regenerated Kirkintillcoh Town Hall has been chosen as the location for one of 40 new artworks

On the trail of local history

A total of 40 new artworks are set to spring up across East Dunbartonshire next year, shining a light onthe area’s historic past.

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The alleged attack happened at Milngavie Train Station

Three teenagers charged over station attack

Three youngsters have been charged with assaulting a 14-year-old boy at Milngavie Train Station.

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Provost Brown with Mr and Mrs Claus

Kids enjoy some festive cheer

Families enjoyed a festive trip back in time recently as Mr and Mrs Claus celebrated a Victorian Christmas at Brackenbrae House in Bishopbriggs.

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Local papers tie up BBC link for democracy reporters

Local papers tie up BBC link for democracy reporters

This newspaper is to benefit from a link-up with the BBC which will see dozens of local democracy reporters employed across the UK.

Business
The latest Tim Hortons coffee shop is opening near Bishopbriggs

Tim Hortons opens in Strathkelvin Retail Park TOMORROW

Strathkelvin Retail Park, near Bishopbriggs, is set to welcome its latest addition tomorrow (December 6) - the fourth iconic Tim Hortons coffee branch to open in the UK.

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Bishopbriggs Academy head teacher Gordon Moulsdale

Academy named school of the year again

Staff, parents and pupils are celebrating again after their school was named the best in Scotland for the second time in four years.

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Corrie and Martin at the glittering awards ceremony

Engineers of tomorrow

A talented apprentice has been recognised as one of the best in her industry at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

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Driving examiners will strike today and tomorrow.

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Hundreds of driving tests across Scotland today (Monday) and tomorrow have been cancelled due to strike action by examiners over the new test and working patterns.

Politics
Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Independent panel to oversee named person service

An independent panel is being set up to provide expert advice to ensure the Scottish Government’s named person service is workable.

Politics
The resource will be officially launched today

Charity launches new cardiac resource

A Scottish charity has launched a new online resource to support people who have had or been affected by an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Health
James pictured at the Gulf Service Station

Can you help police trace missing Kirkintilloch man

Police are continuing in their efforts to trace a man who has been reported missing from Kirkintilloch.

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