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20 flats have been granted planning permission to be built on the corner of Beardmore Street and Auld Street in Clydebank

Green light for 20 new flats in Clydebank

30 November 2015

Twenty new flats for elderly and disabled residents in Clydebank have been given the go ahead.
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New donation points set up to support refugees

27 November 2015

Three new collection points will be set up in Dumbarton, Alexandria and Clydebank for residents to provide donations which will be passed on to Syrian refugees by international aid agencies.
Image shows Councillor Michelle McGinty, West Dunbartonshire Council's Convener of Educational Services, reading with P5 pupils from Aitkenbar Primary School for Drop Everything and Read.

Thousands of pupils take part in national reading event

27 November 2015

Schoolchildren across West Dunbartonshire have been intensively reading as part of a national campaign.
Bonhill Primary School FASTWORKS chair, Jennifer Connelly, and headteacher Maria Seery are shown shaking Princess Anne's hand.

Royal recognition for West Dunbartonshire school and family project

26 November 2015

A scheme to foster closer links between school, family and community has received an award presented by Princess Anne.
Chris McNeill and Keith Redpath, of West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership, join Councillor Gail Casey, Chair of the West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership, and other representatives for the sod cutting ceremony at the new Dumbarton Care Home

First sod cut at new Dumbarton care home

25 November 2015

Work has officially started on the Council’s new multi-million pound Dumbarton care home and day centre.
The 13 new workshops at Vale of Leven Industrial Estate are officially opened by Margaret Burgess MSP, Councillor Patrick McGlinchey and Councillor David McBride

£1.8m workshops officially opened

24 November 2015

Thirteen new workshops at Vale of Leven Industrial Estate were officially opened on Tuesday (November 24).
Donny is pictured alongside fellow Reading Champions Claire Askew (left) for Craigmillar and Alex Patience (right) for Thurso.

Reading Champion for West Dunbartonshire

23 November 2015

A West Dunbartonshire neighbourhood has today been named one of just four in Scotland to receive a ‘Reading Champion’ for 2016.
Image shows Staff involved in the West Dunbartonshire Palliative Care Programme and Care at Home Pharmacy Service, including individual award winner Pamela Macintyre (second row, second from left), celebrate their awards wins alongside Chief Officer of West Dunbartonshire’s Health and Social Care Partnership, Keith Redpath (front, far right); and Chairperson and Vice-Chair of West Dunbartonshire HSCP Board, Councillor Gail Casey (front, centre) and Ros Micklem (front, far left)

Local health and social care services achieve top awards

23 November 2015

West Dunbartonshire residents are receiving some of the best health and social care in Scotland, with the team picking up four national awards in as many months.
Councillor Gail Casey, Chair of West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership, joins representatives from the agencies involved in the Night Zone West initiative to launch the 2015 campaign

Festive safety initiative extends to celebrate 10 years of success

23 November 2015

A safety initiative is celebrating 10 years of protecting party-goers across West Dunbartonshire by extending its already extensive service to keep local people safe during the festive season.
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Specialist Council team is tackling cheats and clawing back taxpayers’ cash

20 November 2015

A team of Council investigators is calling on residents to help them clamp down on fraud which can cost tax payers thousands of pounds.