Kirkintilloch Herald

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Kirkintilloch Herald
Headquarters11 Dalrymple Court
G66 3AA

The Kirkintilloch Herald is a weekly tabloid newspaper serving the Kirkintilloch area of East Dunbartonshire, in Scotland. It is edited and printed in Kirkintilloch, and is known locally as the Kirky Herald. It also prints a Bishopbriggs edition.


The newspaper was founded in 1883[1] in premises on the Cowgate by town businessman Donald MacLeod. It has been published by Johnston Press since the early 1970s.[2]


In addition to the main edition, there is one local sub-edition, sharing the same website:

  • Bishopbriggs Herald[3]

Both editions come out on Wednesdays.[2]


The paper has often been at the forefront of local causes, including a long-running but ultimately unsuccessful campaign to save accident and emergency and in-patient services at Stobhill Hospital.[1]


  • Christine McPherson 1987 -2005 [4][5]
  • Jim Holland 2005 - [6]


  1. ^ a b "Thanks for your support - Local Headlines". Kirkintilloch Herald. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  2. ^ a b "Kirkintilloch Herald | British Newspapers Online". 2010-07-18. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  3. ^ "Bishopbriggs Herald | British Newspapers Online". 2010-09-29. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  4. ^ "Editor to leave - News". Kirkintilloch Herald. 2005-07-26. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
  5. ^ "All but one London weekly sees drop in sales". Press Gazette. 2005-03-11. Archived from the original on 2012-09-06. Retrieved 2012-03-28.
  6. ^ "Ex-printer appointed as editor". Press Gazette. 2005-09-23. Retrieved 2012-03-28.[permanent dead link]

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