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  WHERE IS KIRKINTILLOCH
Kirkintilloch is 7 miles N.E of Glasgow and 40 miles West of Edinburgh.
In 1745 the Highland Army of the Pretender passed through the town and a shot was fired from a barn killing one of their men.
It was claimed that the cholera came in to the town with a canal cargo of animal hoofs and horns, left at Hillhead for carting to the chemical works at Lennoxtown, but this claim was later refuted.
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  EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE TOWN CENTRES
Kirkintilloch is situated 10 miles north of Glasgow on the southern edge of the Kelvin Valley.
Kirkintilloch is unique in the way that it is the only town along the Forth and Clyde corridor to have the canal passing through the centre of an historic shopping area.
Kirkintilloch has been identified as a key town with potential for the development of heritage themes related to the canal — such as the Clyde Puffers and for the promotion of a network of walks into the countryside from the towpath.
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 Kirkintilloch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kirkintilloch (Cathair Cheann Tulaich in the Scottish Gaelic language) is a burgh in Scotland, approximately eight miles north-east of central Glasgow.
The town is the administrative centre of East Dunbartonshire council, and in the census of 2001, had a population of 20,281.
Kirkintilloch was part of traditional Dunbartonshire until the 1975 reorganisation of the traditional counties when it became part of the Strathkelvin local government region of Strathclyde.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kirkintilloch   (688 words)

  
 Rambles Round Glasgow - Kirkintilloch and Campsie
Kirkintilloch is situated on the line of the ancient Roman wall close to one of the forts or peels with which it was studded, and its name is supposed to be derived from a Celtic word Cœrpentulach, signifying a stronghold at the end of a ridge.
The Kirkintilloch peel, however, has the peculiarity of having been the only one erected outside or to the north of the wall which it was designed to defend.
Returning into Kirkintilloch, we rest our shanks for a brief space in the house of a friend, and taking advantage of the pause, we may glance for a moment at the history of the town.
www.electricscotland.com /history/glasgow/kirkintilloch.htm   (9502 words)

  
 Kirkintilloch's Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The vision of Kirkintilloch being the canal capital of Scotland is one step closer to reality as plans to transform the Old Eagle Inn, 126 Cowgate, into a bustling canal heritage and visitor information attraction were approved by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Kirkintilloch's Initiative has changed the original plans following the Reporter's determination in December 2003 that one of the projects, the planned supermarket at Woodhead Park, should not go ahead.
Kirkintilloch's Initiative will meet this autumn with representatives from the Partnership Board, the Executive Group and individual project representatives and champions to discuss how they will manage taking the proposals forward.
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 Kirkintilloch Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Kirkintilloch is an ancient town, whose name refers to an even earlier time.
Kirkintilloch started to grow in the mid 1700s, when turnpike roads helped promote the development of textile based industries such as a bleach works.
Kirkintilloch in the 1900s was perhaps most famous for being one of the few totally dry areas of Scotland: alcohol was prohibited from sale as a result of the strength of the local temperance movement.
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 Kirkintilloch - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kirkintilloch, town in Scotland, administrative centre of the unitary authority of East Dunbartonshire.
It is situated on the Forth and Clyde Canal,...
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth, and Kirkintilloch East, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in central Scotland, newly created at the 2005 general...
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 Scottish Arts Council - Archive - Kirkintilloch
Plans for a brand new arts and cultural centre in Kirkintilloch are to be turned into a reality after being awarded  £1.7 million of capital lottery funding from the Scottish Arts Council.
The arts and cultural centre is one of the flagship projects of Kirkintilloch’s Initiative (KI), a partnership between East Dunbartonshire Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, which will deliver a £56 million regeneration package for the town across the next 10 years.
The local arts organisations and community groups played a key role in the development of the plans and contributed to many consultations on the design and facilities.  Local community representatives for the project were instrumental in making sure that the needs of the local community would be met in the plans.
www.sac.org.uk /1/artsinscotland/infrastructure/projects/archive/kirkintilloch.aspx   (183 words)

  
 kirkintilloch
KIRKINTILLOCH is a small town situated some 6 miles northeast of Glasgow on the Forth and Clyde Canal.
The second claim to fame of Kirkintilloch, more important in the present context of chemical structures, is as the place of birth (in 1831) of Archibald Scott Couper.
It is marked by a commemorative plaque above the door, placed there by the citizens of Kirkintilloch on the centenary of his birth.
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 Kirkintilloch
Kirkintilloch Fire Brigade had a hose reel and they also carried branches and a ladder on it.(1800's?) Photo P3341 Kirkintilloch Library.
The Chairman, who presided at Friday's opening ceremony, is the Kirkintilloch born convener of Stirling County Council, Mr George McLaren, who is quite proud of his kinship with the famous "dry" town which he left behind as a baby.
Kirkintilloch firemen will soon no longer be summoned by the wail of the customery fire siren.
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 Forth and Clyde Canal - Kirkintilloch to Falkirk
Kirkintilloch's other bridge, Hillhead Bridge, is an old 1930s swing bridge, now back in working order.
Hillhead was where Kirkintilloch's "inland harbour" was when the canal was working.
Shortly beyond the bridge, the canal leaves Kirkintilloch, the last large town for a good few miles, and heads towards Twechar.
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 Kirkintilloch Hotels - Kirkintilloch, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kirkintilloch Hotels - 97 hotels from £24 per room per night.
Smiths Hotel is a friendly, family-run hotel in the heart of Kirkintilloch....
Steeped in history, the Chequers Inn, built in the 17th century, is full of charm and style.
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 Kirkintilloch Band Home Page
Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass was formed in 1994 as the result of many years of teaching brass instruments in Kirkintilloch by a number of tutors, but Willie Tennant has been the main tutor.
To this end Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass was formed, taking it’s name from the river Kelvin which flows through part of the town, and keeping the identity with the town and the senior band with the name Kirkintilloch.
The band has made great strides since it’s formation and continues to be part of the Kirkintilloch partnership with both bands working together to benefit teaching and performance of brass music in Kirkintilloch and beyond.
www.kirkintilloch-band.com /kkbie.htm   (433 words)

  
 Historical perspective for Kirkintilloch
Crowning a rising ground at the W end of the town, and commanding the passage of Luggie Water, this fort was situated on the N side of the wall; enclosed an area of 90 by 80 yards; and has left remains in the form of a flat oblong mound, now called the Peel.
The parish comprises the western part of the ancient barony of Lenzie, commensurate with the entire detached district of Dumbartonshire, and was parochially separated from the eastern part of that barony in 1649.
In the presbytery of Glasgow and synod of Glasgow and Ayr, this parish is divided ecclesiastically among Kirkintilloch proper and the quoad sacra parishes of Kirkintilloch-St David's and Lenzie; the first is a living worth £428, the second £357, and the third £450.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/towns/townhistory450.html   (1465 words)

  
 Kirkintilloch Golf Club
The club is located 1 km to the North of Kirkintilloch, within 20 minutes drive of central Glasgow.
Kirkintilloch Golf Club prides itself on being a friendly club, and we welcome enquiries from visiting parties, or fellow golfers interested in membership.
A number of open competitions are held during the season, Seniors Open 3rd Tuesday in May, Ladies Open 1st Tuesday in July, and the Balquarrage Quaich (mixed Foursomes) last Sunday in July.
www.kirkiegolfclub.co.uk   (208 words)

  
 Kirkintilloch Town Hall Peservation Trust
The closure was despite a petition of over 2,000 names collected by the late Cathie Haugh and friends and presented to the Council by John Lyons M.P. calling for the Hall to be kept in public use.
The Kirkintilloch Town Hall Preservation Trust is a registered charity established to preserve the Hall and restore it for community use.
At a local level Kirkintilloch Players have promised to donate the income from their next production in May to the Trust and the Ladies and Male Voice Choirswill be doing the same from their October Concert.
www.kirkintillochtownhall.btik.com /home.ikml   (422 words)

  
 KIRKINTILLOCH WAR MEMORIAL PAGE 1
All the other Kirkintilloch lads are all right, but you can guess how I am feeling." The Kirkintilloch man referred to as being killed is Private John Wilson, also of the Royal Munsters, whose folk reside at 35 Freeland Place, and this was the first news they got of his death.
Headline in Kirkintilloch Herald 18th April 1917 proclaims that a Military Cross Had been awarded, but in subsequent articles it states that a Military Medal was awarded.
Mrs.Lynch, residing at Eastside, Kirkintilloch, received a telegram from Perth Record Office on Friday night, stating that her brother, Private Robert Woods, Seaforth Highlanders, has died on the 28th March, at the Casualty Clearing Station, France, from gun-shot wounds in the left side and left arm.
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 etyres mobile tyres fitting service in Kirkintilloch Scotland
Please feel free to call our freephone telephone number if you would like personal help and service, we are always ready and willing to explain the choices and make sure you are happy with our sales and service for car tyres and car batteries.
The establishment of a railway link to Glasgow (the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway) in the 1820s allowed Kirkintilloch to further develop as an industral centre for weaving and a major boat building locations for canal traffic.
Kirkintilloch's 1960s redevelopment had taken little account of culture and the area has been adversely affected by the demolition of its local swimming pool and the resultant lack of leisure facilites in the area.
www.etyres.co.uk /town-descriptions/tyres-kirkintilloch-scotland.htm   (712 words)

  
 Seagull Trust Cruises - Kirkintilloch
The ridge of hills, which are the Campsie Fells, are readily accessible from Kirkintilloch and the combination of a trip on the “Yarrow Seagull” with a picnic in the Hills is very popular.
The Yarrow Seagull, Kirkintilloch’s original boat, meets the Marjorie as she leaves the Wyndford Lock (Lock 20) on her delivery voyage from Falkirk to Kirkintilloch, and then shows her the way to her new home.
When the Kirkintilloch Branch was set up, there were a number of psychiatric hospitals in the district.
www.seagulltrust.org.uk /html/kirkintilloch.html   (1419 words)

  
 Kirkintilloch Recruitment - Local jobs, latest vacancies and recruitment agencies in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow
If you are searching for a job today specifically, there are the traditional methods of job searching, which includes responding to newspaper ads, applying directly to employers, and signing on with a recruitment agency.
If you are seeking employment in the Kirkintilloch area then the job website kirkintilloch-recruitment.co.uk makes your task very simple, it offers you a direct resource for Kirkintilloch job vacancies that are currently listed on the major job boards.
This will come across in the interview and will hopefully be a major influence in you securing a job.
www.localrecruit.co.uk /kirkintilloch   (1411 words)

  
 Overview of Kirkintilloch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The administrative centre of East Dunbartonshire, Kirkintilloch lies on the Forth and Clyde Canal near the junction of the Luggie Water with the River Kelvin.
Thomas Johnstone, Secretary of State for Scotland during World War II was born in Kirkintilloch in 1881.
The town's population rapidly expanded in the 1960s when it accommodate Glasgow overspill and from 1974 to 1996 Kirkintilloch was the administrative centre of the Strathkelvin District of Strathclyde Region.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk:81 /scotgaz/towns/townfirst450.html   (176 words)

  
 Kirkintilloch | In Your Area | Canals & Rivers | Waterscape.com
Kirkintilloch is rich in heritage and enjoys a prominent position on the Forth and Clyde Canal.
Kirkintilloch is ideally situated for Glaswegians to enjoy a refreshing day out.
Reproduction of this website in whole or in part, in any form or medium without out express written permission is prohibited.
www.waterscape.com /in-your-area/lowlands/kirkintilloch   (273 words)

  
 Business Directory Kirkintilloch - UK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Listing your business in the FreeIndex.co.uk Kirkintilloch directory is completely free, and only takes a few minutes.
Kirkintilloch Flat Pack Assembly is based in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow and is a family based business ensuring friendly...
Based in Glasgow, Kirkintilloch Komputers is a small new company founded only this year Kirkintilloch Komputers...
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 GENUKI: Kirkintilloch, Parish
KIRKINTILLOCH (ST. DAVID), quoad sacra parish with Established and Free churches in Kirkintilloch, Dumbartonshire.
General Register Office for Scotland in Edinburgh, and copies on microfilm may be consulted in local libraries and in
Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths began in Scotland on 1st January 1855.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/sct/DNB/Kirkintilloch/index.html   (212 words)

  
 UK BestQuotes for Conservatories in Kirkintilloch,DIY or Fully Installed, PVCu, Aluminium, Hardwood.
When you are looking for a georgian style conservatory in and around Kirkintilloch bear in mind that some contracts are considerably more onerous than others.
If you are looking for a georgian style conservatory in and around Kirkintilloch you might like to note that the style you choose must match your property and enhance its looks.
If you are looking for a georgian style conservatory bear in mind that most companies in and around Kirkintilloch will start with a list price or a book price, which is usually calculated from the price book and is the total of all the parts and products necessary to do the job.
www.conservatorymarket.co.uk /scotland/a_georgian_style_conservatory_kirkintilloch.htm   (414 words)

  
 Edinburgh Bicycle: Kirkintilloch to the Campsie Hills   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The route begins at the car park at Townhead in Kirkintilloch, adjacent to the tow path of the Forth and Clyde Canal, which forms the first 9.7 km of this route.
The Forth and Clyde Canal follows roughly the same route as the Antonine Wall; the reason for this being simply that it is the shortest distance between the east and west coasts of Scotland.
Continue, as Route 2, down Station Road and turn left on to the cycleway for the last, flat, 8 km back into Kirkintilloch.
www.edinburgh-bicycle.co.uk /routes/kirkintilloch/route_kirkintilloch.html   (1410 words)

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