Want to improve your CV, meet new people and have fun whilst supporting the work of Barnardo’s? Why not consider becoming a Barnardo’s retail volunteer? We have over 10,000 volunteers without whom our 640 stores could not successfully fundraise to support Barnardo’s work with vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people. Some give us two…

People of all ages and abilities are gearing up for an out-of-this world celebration of cycling in Bearsden and Milngavie. From pedal-powered cinemas and extra-terrestrials to African adventures and local history rides, there’s something for everyone at The Big Bike Fest. There will be a host of spoke-tacular events from 28 May to 5 June,…

Could you help make a difference to a child or young person’s life? East Dunbartonshire Council want to hear from you as it embarks on a recruitment drive for foster carers. The Council’s ‘People like you Fostercare’ campaign, which successfully ran throughout last year, is being relaunched in May with the message being displayed on…

Spring is in the air and exciting times are ahead for Mugdock Country Park, which has unveiled a new adventure trail, visitor centre and shop. East Dunbartonshire Council has invested in the park to help create a fresh look for 2016. The new visitor centre opened on 1 March and is now the first point…

Milngavie Music Club is holding an international concert series on Friday 11th March 2016, 7.30pm in Cairns Church. It’s a great opportunity to hear neglected musical masterpieces in Milngavie. Mozart and Schubert are recognised as giants of string quartet composition, but they are not as well known for their music for string trio. Milngavie Music…

The theme for this year’s Local History Week is Engineering and Technology and all members of the local community are encouraged to take part. The annual event, organised by East Dunbartonshire Libraries, is running from Saturday 5 March until Saturday 12 March. Local History Week is a national event that aims to increase awareness of…

  Bearsden and Milngavie has enjoyed its first Contact the Elderly Tea Party, the event re-nowned for boosting friendships and reducing isolation among older adults. The 50 year old charity saw its new Tea Party group launched at volunteer host Ingrid’s home in Bearsden. With an impressive spread of sandwiches and cakes provided by Ingrid,…

As summer approaches, a new website has been launched to help visitors get the most out of the Antonine Wall. Featuring an interactive map, downloadable walking and cycling guides, and in-depth information on the archaeology and history of the wall, the new site will give visitors all the information they need to explore the wonders…

The Baton begins its journey in East Dunbartonshire on 19 July, travelling through Bearsden, Milngavie, Bardowie, Torrance, Lennoxtown, Milton of Campsie, Twechar, Kirkintilloch, Lenzie and Bishopbriggs. Around 100 people will be involved as batonbearers and big crowds are expected at key locations. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance for local communities to see the Queen’s Commonwealth Baton…

Jo Lockhart is the owner of Yoga Jo’s, a yoga studio located in the old changing pavilion at Lennox Park in Milngavie. This popular yoga studio has something for everyone, from the very young to the very old, children and adults, and those with special needs, the absolute beginner to the more seasoned yogi, for…