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Springburn folk turned out for funeral of asylum seeker Ana

Strangers attended the Springburn funeral of an asylum seeker from Georgia, known only as Ana, whose death has left her ten-year-old son facing an uncertain future.

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MP joins call to count veterans in next Census because we know more about ‘Jedi Knights’

MP joins call to count veterans in next Census because we know more about ‘Jedi Knights’

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson MP has declared her support for The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland’s ‘Count Them In’ campaign, which calls for the Armed Forces community to be included in the next census.

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Lenzie student Stephanie goes for gold – and wins a year’s free travel with First Glasgow buses

Lenzie student Stephanie goes for gold – and wins a year’s free travel with First Glasgow buses

One lucky First Glasgow customer from Lenzie struck gold to win a year’s free bus travel.

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Unions hit out at council’s lack of consultation

Unions hit out at council’s lack of consultation

Unions have joined together to condemn cuts to the voluntary redundancy packages to East Dunbartonshire Council employees without consultation.

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Police looking for man in connection with Springburn attack

Police looking for man in connection with Springburn attack

Police have released the image of a man they believe may be able to help them in connection with a serious assault in the Springburn area.

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Catherine Street consultation starts today

East Dunbartonshire Council wants to remind people that consultation starts today on potential options for the junction of Catherine Street, Cowgate and Kerr Street in Kirkintilloch.

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Council tax — 3% rise likely

East Dunbartonshire residents may see their council tax bills rise by three per cent again this year.

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Young citizens play safe

Young citizens play safe

Pupils from St Joseph’s Primary in Milngavie and St Andrew’s Primary Bearsden have demonstrated just how responsible they are as local citizens.

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Fury as CALA wins appeal

Fury as CALA wins appeal

Councillors, an MSP and hundreds of residents have hit out at a decision to allow CALA Homes to build 135 homes on a canal site at Jellyhill, 
Bishopbriggs.

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Two taken to hospital after house blaze at Bishopbriggs

Two taken to hospital after house blaze at Bishopbriggs

Two people were taken to hospital after a blaze broke out in a house at Bishopbriggs.

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Ashley Highfield

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

Politics
Russell Findlay had acid thrown on him when he opened to door to a man disguised as a postman

Police plea after man found dead

Police are seeking help from the public to in trace the relatives of a man who has been found dead in his home.

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Going the extra mile 
for dementia victims research

Going the extra mile 
for dementia victims research

Sponsored walkers went the extra mile when they raised an impressive £1,200 during the Thomas Muir Festival.

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Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

Environment
British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

Crime
Police appeal after two “critical” in hospital after road smash yesterday

Police appeal after two “critical” in hospital after road smash yesterday

A 33-year-old driver and a passenger in his car are both in a critical condition in hospital after a two-car smash yesterday afternoon.

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Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is seeking the views of the public on proposed changes to the role of firefighters.

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Four seriously injured in road smash

Four seriously injured in road smash

Four people, one a 14-year-old boy, have been seriously injured after a two-car accident on a country road.

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Speeding motorists targeted

Speeding motorists targeted

Police patrols have been stepped up after complaints of speeding motorists in Dunbartonshire street.

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High note for music makers

High note for music makers

A Bishopbriggs social 
enterprise, which reaches out to elderly people, has been praised as a “great example” of Scottish Government 
investment in communities.

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