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Councillors Patrick McGlinchey and David McBride, Convener and Vice-Convener for Infrastructure, Regeneration and Economic Development, are pictured with a Council-branded van and with a How's My Driving bumper sticker.

Council to invest £500,000 in vehicles and training

28 July 2016

West Dunbartonshire Council is set to invest more than £500,000 in improvements to its fleet and training for drivers ‒ bringing investment up to more than £4million in the past three years.
Lewis Barber, who will compete for Dumbarton and District Pipe Band, gets in some extra practice at the top of Dumbarton Castle before the Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2016 in Levengrove Park

Dumbarton gets set for biggest ever Scottish Pipe Band Championships

26 July 2016

A record number of competitors will take part in the Scottish Pipe Band Championships in Dumbarton on Saturday (30 July).
Lajee Youth and Cultural Group

Lajee Youth and Cultural Group from the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem

22 July 2016

Lajee Youth and Cultural Group from the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem, Palestine were officially welcomed to West Dunbartonshire at a Civic Reception last week.
Image shows councillors Patrick McGlinchey and David McBride, Convener and Depute Convener of the Council’s Infrastructure, Regeneration and Economic Development Committee, and Councillor Jim Finn representing the Council’s Joint Consultative Forum, relaunching the Council's How's My Driving scheme in front of the Titan Crane.

Council relaunches road safety scheme

22 July 2016

West Dunbartonshire residents are being encouraged to report their observations ‒ both good and bad ‒ concerning Council vehicles.
Deputy Provost John Millar and Clydebank councillors Jim Brown and Denis Agnew are pictured with the portrait alongside Bob’s daughter Mary MacDonald, granddaughter Agnes Farrell and grandsons William and Robert Sweeney.

Whisky Galore tale remembered in Clydebank

21 July 2016

Dozens of residents turned out to remember a local man who helped salvage the wreck made famous in Whisky Galore.
Councillors Gail Casey, Martin Rooney and John Millar join Council staff and contractors for the topping out ceremony

Landmark reached for multi-million pound care home project

20 July 2016

Councillors gathered at the site of the new multi-million pound Dumbarton care home and day centre to celebrate the next stage in the project’s development.

Thousands entertained at the Highland Games in Balloch

18 July 2016

Balloch welcomed more than 9,000 visitors to this year’s Loch Lomond Highland Games on Saturday.
Councillors David McBride and Patrick McGlinchey join Council staff and and members of the Friends of Levengrove Park group at Kilmahew Fountain to welcome the £2.8m funding grant

£2.8m funding to restore Levengrove Park’s historic character

15 July 2016

A project to transform Dumbarton’s Levengrove Park has taken a major step forward after securing a £2.8 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
A recent fly-tipping incident in West Dunbartonshire

Fly-tipping incidents linked to rogue businesses

13 July 2016

Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for rogue businesses following a spate of fly-tipping incidents connected to home improvement works.
Whisky Galore

Whisky Galore tale to be remembered in Dalmuir

11 July 2016

A local man who helped salvage the wreck made famous in Whisky Galore is to be commemorated at a special event in Dalmuir.