Parents in Milton of Campsie and Lennoxtown have had their long-awaited wish of a non-denominational high school in East Dunbartonshire as a catchment area option granted.
From the start of the new session in August 2020 pupils of Craighead Primary in Milton of Campsie now have the additional option of Kirkintilloch High, while Lenzie Academy has now been officially zoned as an option for pupils of Lennoxtown Primary.
The Liberal Democrat joint administration has made sure that the new multi-million-pound project was prioritised in the Council's Investment Plan earlier this year.
An extra £5m has been secured in funding recently to ensure the plans can be expanded and further developed. This investment comes at a time when the SNP Government are cutting the council's budget for delivering core local services.
The start date for work to begin has been brought forward by 18 months to late 2020.
Discussions are currently ongoing as to the final specification of the new centre. The council set up the Allander Champions Group to allow users and community groups to provide their input into the design work.
The East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat team were proud to stand with Jo Swinson and so many inspiring young people at the Glasgow Climate Strike.
Extended deadline for submitting responses to the Milngavie HUB proposals.
The Citybus no. 15 Milngavie to Glasgow City Centre bus service via Anniesland and Glasgow University will be back from 12 August.
Cllr Rosie O’Neil said “I’m relieved to see that Citybus has finally been awarded the contract for the SPT subsidised Milngavie to Anniesland route and that the company will again be extending the service to the University and into the city centre.
“But the Scottish Government needs to take a look at the Concessionary Travel Scheme which is putting our bus services at risk.