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Thousands flock to Dumbarton for Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2017

The Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2017 attracted a crowd of around 25,000 people and saw Inveraray and District Pipe Band take the Grade 1 prize.

Published : 31 July 2017

Council named best public sector employer in the UK

HR Award (1)
West Dunbartonshire Council has been named the Best Public Sector Employer in the UK in the 2017 UK Top Employers for Working Families Awards.

Published : 24 July 2017

Dalmuir Park scoops prestigious Green Flag Award

Dalmuir Park Green Flag Award
Dalmuir Park has been presented with a Green Flag Award in recognition of its high standards and provision of quality outdoor space.

Published : 17 July 2017

Thousands turn out for the Loch Lomond Highland Games

Loch Lomond Highland Games
Thousands of visitors braved the weather to watch the popular annual Loch Lomond Highland Games at Balloch on Saturday.

Published : 17 July 2017

Striking shot of Loch Lomond wins Photograph of the Year competition

Picture of the Year 2017
A stunning shot of frosted rocks on the banks of Loch Lomond is the winning image of this year’s Picture of the Year 2017.

Published : 14 July 2017

Free summer holiday camps for West Dunbartonshire pupils

Girl reading
Hundreds of West Dunbartonshire pupils are set to benefit from summer holiday camps offering fun activities, learning opportunities and lunch.

Published : 14 July 2017

Illicit tobacco worth £1200 seized in Trading Standards raid

Illicit tobacco worth £1200 seized in Trading standards raid
A haul of illicit tobacco worth almost £1200 was seized in Clydebank during a raid by Trading Standards officers.

Published : 12 July 2017

Kid detectives wanted for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge

Animal Agents
West Dunbartonshire children will turn super sleuth to solve a series of mysteries in this year’s Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge.

Published : 10 July 2017

Council’s new Dumbarton town centre office reaches major milestone

New Dumbarton office
Progress on West Dunbartonshire Council’s new Dumbarton town centre office has reached a major milestone with structural work on the £15.4million facility now completed.

Published : 10 July 2017

Boxing hero Barry McGuigan gives Clydebank Leisure Centre the thumbs up

Boxing icon Barry McGuigan has given his seal of approval to the new £23.8million Clydebank Leisure Centre.

Published : 07 July 2017