East Kilbride


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East Kilbride

(kĭlbrīd`), town (1991 pop. 70,454), South Lanarkshire, S central Scotland. Established in 1946 under the New Towns Act to absorb the growing population of GlasgowGlasgow
, city (1991 pop. 688,500) and council area, S central Scotland, on the river Clyde. Glasgow is Scotland's leading seaport and largest city and is the center of the great Clydeside industrial belt.
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, East Kilbride has engineering works and manufactures automobile and aircraft engines, textiles, and electronic equipment. A center for engineering research was established there. The town also bottles milk.

East Kilbride

a town in W Scotland, in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow: designated a new town in 1947. Pop.: 73 796 (2001)
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But I'm not going up there to see my pals and think about the past, I'm going up there to do the business for East Kilbride.
You can take in fresh air at nearby Calderglen Country Park or if you're not ready to face the elements, head for the huge indoor East Kilbride Shopping Centre or Kittochside Museum Of Country Life.
Lorraine, whose family still live in East Kilbride, said: "I was a house captain at Claremont High and when I was in my sixth year I used to take the first years' for morning registration.
But they missed East Kilbride and were thinking about moving back when Marc made them an offer they couldn't refuse.
But East Kilbride MSP Andy Kerr yesterday launched a scathing attack on the party, calling them 'neo-Nazis'.
However, with Lowland League outfit East Kilbride playing Cumbernauld Colts hours later, there was no way Martin - on a 23-game winning run - was missing it.
The Inverness shop opens on Thursday, while the East Kilbride one launches a week later, bringing the number of stores in Scotland to eight.
Elaine Frame, 16, of East Kilbride, said: "Stephanie tried to pull her back by her bag.
Five runners up - James Johnstone from Larkhall, John MacIntyre from Oban, Lynne Collie from East Kilbride, John Clarke from Edinburgh and James McGuire from Surrey - will receive a case of McEwan's Export.
Clio was discovered in the grounds of a school in East Kilbride after escaping from a house in Paisley five weeks before.
Steven Dekker, 24, was killed after a van driven by Andrew Wilson 42, of East Kilbride, careered the wrong way up a slip road and hit his car head-on.
And it is believed that Mr Hardcastle's friend, Ian Taylor, of St Leonards, East Kilbride, has also been quizzed by CID officers.
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