Charity challenge for Kirkintilloch man

June 13, 2018 by  

A man from Kirkintilloch is set to take on a tough challenge during the next year, as he bids to raise cash for a cause with personal significance to him.

Neil Wightman will be getting to grips with 17 of the country’s hardest [Read more]

Award for refurbishment of Kirkintilloch Town Hall

May 21, 2018 by  

The major project to refurbish the Town Hall in Kirkintilloch has been honoured with the presentation of a new award.

The building is one of the most notable [Read more]

Award presented to local woman

April 29, 2018 by  

A woman who lives near Kirkintilloch has been recognised with an award for her efforts to help change the lives of innumerable people.

Patsy Morrison set up an organisation called ‘Universal Comedy’ and serves as its managing director. The purpose of it is to help [Read more]

Kirkintilloch football fan is a marathon marvel

March 23, 2018 by  

Following your football team around the country through a long season can feel like a marathon for any fan, but for one supporter from Kirkintilloch this season literally is.

David Smith is a supporter of Rangers and normally travels to watch them from his Kirkintilloch home by bus or train, but this season [Read more]

Equity fund money to be shared by local schools

February 28, 2018 by  

A new fund set up by the Scottish government will see schools in Kirkintilloch benefit from a share of £1.6 million over the coming year.

The cash is being referred to as a pupils’ equity fund and will be shared out among [Read more]

Refurbishment of Kirkintilloch town hall almost complete

January 27, 2018 by  

After a lengthy period of refurbishment, one of the most iconic buildings in Kirkintilloch is set to reopen its doors this spring.

The beloved town hall, which holds B-listed status, has been given a serious overhaul at a cost of [Read more]

Local couple hear wedding bells

December 25, 2017 by  

Moving into a brand new home of your own is always a happy prospect, but one local man decided to up the ante even further recently – by popping the question to his partner on the very same day.

John McDaid has moved into a home near Kirkintilloch, alongside his partner Kirsty Ferguson. Their new house is in the development called [Read more]

New houses planned for Kirkintilloch

November 23, 2017 by  

The piece of land that used to be home to St Agatha’s Primary School in Kirkintilloch is set to be redeveloped, after plans were submitted to the local council.

Panacea Properties is the development firm behind this application and the company is hoping to build [Read more]

Work on Kirkintilloch town hall nears completion

October 21, 2017 by  

A major project to transform the town hall in Kirkintilloch into a space for hosting a wide variety of different activities and events is now close to being completed, with the building due to reopen early next year.

This project will see the ground floor of the building turned into a venue for displays showcasing the industrial history of Kirkintilloch. It will offer [Read more]

Campus in Kirkintilloch receives equipment

September 23, 2017 by  

The Kirkintilloch campus of New College Lanarkshire has received a significant boost from a retail firm based in the town, which will enable its programme for Electronic Fire and Security Apprentices to continue.

Equipment worth around [Read more]

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