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Public consultation launches on the new library opening hours

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A consultation is being launched to give residents an opportunity to inform the Council’s proposed new opening hours at West Dunbartonshire libraries.

Published : 12 December 2017

Savings options to be presented to Council

Budget savings options 2018/19
A range of options which would save West Dunbartonshire Council up to £4million in financial year 2018/19 and close a predicted budget shortfall is set to be presented to councillors.

Published : 08 December 2017

Council is ready for first Education Scotland inspection

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West Dunbartonshire Council is to outline its approaches to closing the poverty- related attainment gap to inspectors.

Published : 08 December 2017

Additional staff required to deliver the Early Learning and Child Care provision

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West Dunbartonshire Council is to recruit more than 100 extra staff over the next two years under plans to enhance Early Learning and Child Care provision in the area.

Published : 08 December 2017

Snowman design wins Provost’s Christmas Card Competition

A picture of the winners of the 2017 Provost's Christmas Card Competition
A cheery snowman scene drawn by an Old Kilpatrick youngster has been chosen as the winning entry in the Provost’s Christmas Card Competition for 2017.

Published : 06 December 2017

Top tips for a waste-free Christmas

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Residents of West Dunbartonshire are being encouraged to prepare properly for a waste-free Christmas.

Published : 06 December 2017

Apply now for Phase 3 Community Budgeting

Your Community
Community groups in West Dunbartonshire are invited to apply for up to £5,000 of funding in the third phase of Community Budgeting.

Published : 04 December 2017

Proposals to modernise Council services approved

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Councillors have approved plans to transform the way the Council interacts with residents by increasing staffing at its telephone contact centre to reduce wait times – particularly at lunchtimes – and introducing web chat.

Published : 30 November 2017

Drive is on to stub out youth smoking

People gather for the launch of the Not A Favour campaign in West Dunbartonshire
West Dunbartonshire Trading Standards is supporting a national campaign which targets adults who buy cigarettes for young people.

Published : 29 November 2017

Winter care plan approved

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Members of West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (WDHSCP) have approved a plan to ensure the continuation of unplanned care during the winter.

Published : 28 November 2017