Out of Order – Success!

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By admin, January 6, 2018 2:14 pm

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Very glad to inform all potential users of the ATM at the former Royal Bank of Scotland Branch in Lenzie that, as of yesterday, (17th January) the ATM appears to be working once more.

We don’t know which of the many buttons that were pressed had the desired effect, but we hope that fault rectification is now permanent.  A letter to Jo Swinson MP from the RBS Chief Executive Officer, Personal and Business Banking states that he would like to reassure her that ‘we currently have no plans to remove the ATM from Lenzie’.

Incidentally, if you want to know where there are other ATMs that you can use, RBS or otherwise, click here.  The RBS Lenzie one is not on the map, but give it time!

A Hotel for Lenzie

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By admin, December 24, 2017 9:40 pm

garn1The latest Planning proposal for the piece of ground alongside Woodilee Road at the foot of Garngaber Avenue is for a 28-bedroom hotel. You may remember that the previous proposal was for 8/9 houses and this was turned down on appeal to the Reporter, mostly on the grounds of possible damage to the health of protected trees.
A complicating factor was that the developer had jumped the gun somewhat and cut down a large number of not-protected trees which you can see on the right of the adjacent picture. Because these trees were removed without obtaining a licence, the Forestry Commission has imposed a requirement on the developer that these trees be replaced, albeit not in the same positions as original.
If you have views on this Proposal, you may be interested in the objections which Lenzie Community Council have now submitted with respect to this application.  Click on Hotel Application TP_ED_17_0885

2018 Lenzie New Year Fun Run (Prov results)

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By admin, December 20, 2017 12:10 pm

DSC05169Fears that the adverse weather would reduce the number of entries were unfounded.  There was a record turnout of 373 entrants, although not all finished. Last minute removal of a rotten tree meant that the route could go ahead as planned

Kirkintilloch Olympians worked their magic as usual in logging the times despite freezing fingers and the results were processed after the event.  To find out where you finished, click on Lenzie Jog 2018 prov results

Great Lenzie Fairtrade Bake-Off

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By admin, October 7, 2017 8:46 am

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Imagine a time in the not-too-distant future when Bake-Off is finished.  How will you handle the inevitable withdrawal symptoms?  By having a go yourself and entering the Great Lenzie Bake-Off.

10 – 12 hrs Saturday 18th November in Lenzie Union Parish Church Hall.

Use as many Fairtrade products as you can and you’ll be helping farmers and producers in developing countries to earn a fair amount for the goods they produce. This in turn will help them to provide good health care and education in their communities.

The first Fairtrade Bake-Off in Lenzie in 2014 was a huge success, as the photo shows.  Help to make this one even better by entering.  The full rules and regs for the event can be found here Rules&Regs and an entry form here Reg form.  Or pick one up in Billington’s.

South Claddens Planning Application

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By admin, July 27, 2017 7:39 pm

scladdensCala Homes have now submitted a formal Planning Application to build in the field to the south of Blacklands Place.  This proposal was the one presented recently in Lenzie Tennis Club.  The full application can be read on the East Dunbartonshire website under the title TP/ED/17/0517.

If you are thinking that wading your way through 35 documents is not to your taste, help is at hand in the form of the report prepared by Lenzie Community Council Planning Convener to assist members in their consideration of the proposal.  Click to read Blacklands Place Planning Application Report.

Free Wifi at Stations

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By admin, July 4, 2017 6:41 pm

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Look out for the sign! (This one is at Haymarket).

The Scotrail Alliance has announced that free Wifi is now available at Lenzie and Bishopbriggs Stations.  Wifi is available at around 50 stations, apparently and 90% of rolling stock are expected to be connected by autumn 2018.

Installation work is currently underway on the trains which serve Glasgow suburban routes, Lanarkshire and Inverclyde and this will add to the current provision on the main inter-city routes.

Retirement Housing in Lenzie

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By admin, April 19, 2017 12:33 pm

This public meeting has been arranged at short notice to discuss retirement housing in Lenzie.  Councillors and candidate Councillors for the election have been invited and asked to provide a statement to be read out at the meeting if they are unable to attend.  (Note:  date in Kirkintilloch Herald is incorrect)  All welcome.

Monday, 24th April, 2017at 19.30hrs

in Lenzie Union Parish Church, New Hall [Moncrieff Avenue]

Lenzie Street Design Project

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By admin, March 10, 2017 4:17 pm

SDLEN_public space_resizedThe latest proposals, developed after extensive local engagement and feedback from the March public event, will be showcased at Lenzie Old Parish Church Hall on 13th July between 3 pm and 7 pm.  Members of the project team will be on hand to discuss the ideas and you can leave feedback.

Revised plans will also be available to view from 6th July on the project website https://lenzieproposals.commonplace.is/.

The adapted plans will still improve access to the Station and shops for people on foot or on cycles, but also account for local concerns about managing traffic movements.

Look out for neighbours

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By admin, February 25, 2017 12:26 pm

bogus-callerThe Community Police report at the May Community Council meeting noted theft from a house in Lenzie involving bogus Water Board workmen.

Dont’ think you wouldn’t be caught out by these characters.  According to PC Ross Blain, they are very clever in terms of what they do.  These thefts are often targeted.  Best thing is to lock the door and check with the Police.

He emphasised the need for householders to look out for elderly or vulnerable neighbours and notify police if anything untoward is seen.  Police would rather check out a false alarm than be faced with a robbery or bogus work incident with the perpetrator long gone.

Lenzie Post Office temporary closure

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By admin, February 23, 2017 10:02 am

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We have received a letter from the Royal Mail today, which says that they are “working to resume Post Office services at Lenzie”.  You can see the full text of the letter here POletter1.

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