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Pupils get energetic with West Dunbartonshire Active Schools

Active Schools events, such as this year's Torch Relay, have proved extremely popular
School pupils across West Dunbartonshire have made 88,104 visits to Active Schools supported sport and physical activity sessions in the past year – a 10% increase on the previous 12 months.

Published : 26 August 2016

Council to mark Merchant Navy Day

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West Dunbartonshire Council will join hundreds of local authorities across the UK honouring Merchant Navy personnel past and present next month.

Published : 26 August 2016

Pupils invited to enter logo design competition

Clydebank youngsters are being asked to get creative to help celebrate 130 years of their hometown.

Published : 22 August 2016

Residents invited to have their say on housing

Image shows a row of West Dunbartonshire houses.
Residents are being encouraged to have their say on the future of housing in West Dunbartonshire.

Published : 19 August 2016

Clyde shipyards celebrated in new exhibition

Pictured are William Denny employees at Leven Shipyard in 1955.
The West Dunbartonshire shipyards that made Clyde-built ships famous the world over will be the focus of a major exhibition next week.

Published : 19 August 2016

Clydebank to celebrate 130 years

Provost Douglas McAllister and Clydebank councillors, MP and MSP are pictured in front of the Titan Crane to launch the 130th anniversary programme.
A West Dunbartonshire town is to celebrate 130 years of history with a series of events to mark its anniversary.

Published : 17 August 2016

Double take as 14 sets of twins start school

14 sets of twins
Primary teachers will be seeing double next week when 14 sets of twins start school in West Dunbartonshire.

Published : 15 August 2016

Updated Code of Conduct for Council staff

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West Dunbartonshire Council has updated the Code of Conduct for its 6,000 employees to require individuals to report underlying health conditions that could prevent them safely carrying out their duties.

Published : 15 August 2016

Council heritage project receives £70,000 in funding

Councillor Michelle McGinty (left), the Council’s Educational Services Convener, and Laura MacCalman, Project Curator, with the 1860s green silk dress that will be restored and displayed for the first time in next year’s exhibition.
A major project exploring the story of the sewing machine will begin this Autumn, after funding worth nearly £70,000 is awarded to West Dunbartonshire Council.

Published : 12 August 2016

Apprentices are ready for business

Pictured are the Council's 14 new administration and construction craft apprentices, photographed by the River Leven in Dumbarton at Bridge Street.
A group of enthusiastic youngsters from West Dunbartonshire are ready to get down to business after taking up apprenticeships with the Council.

Published : 11 August 2016