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Thousands entertained at the Highland Games in Balloch

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Balloch welcomed more than 9,000 visitors to this year’s Loch Lomond Highland Games on Saturday.

Published : 18 July 2016

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

Councillors David McBride and Patrick McGlinchey join Council staff and members of the Friends of Levengrove Park group at Kilmahew Fountain to welcome the £2.8m funding grant
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.

Published : 15 July 2016

Fly-tipping incidents linked to rogue businesses

A recent fly-tipping incident in West Dunbartonshire
Residents are being warned to be on the lookout for rogue businesses following a spate of fly-tipping incidents connected to home improvement works.

Published : 13 July 2016

Whisky Galore tale to be remembered in Dalmuir

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

Published : 11 July 2016

Tiny dancers take on heavyweight in build-up to Loch Lomond Highland Games

Preparations get under way for the Loch Lomond Highland Games 2016
A group of local highland dancers got to grips with the art of tug of war as they fine-tuned their preparations for the 2016 Loch Lomond Highland Games.

Published : 11 July 2016

Provost’s Civic Awards raise £2,500 for Hospice

Pictured: Provost Douglas McAllister, pictured centre, hands over the cheque for £2,500 to Sister Rita, pictured left, with St Margaret of Scotland Hospice Administrator Clare Murphy pictured right.
An annual awards ceremony recognising residents who make West Dunbartonshire a great place to live and work has raised £2,500 for charity.

Published : 11 July 2016

West Dunbartonshire residents attend Royal Garden Party

Councillor David McBride (centre) greets Royal Garden Party guests at Clydebank Town Hall
More than a dozen West Dunbartonshire residents have been recognised by royalty for making a difference to their community.

Published : 08 July 2016

Don’t get caught out by scammers

The Council is taking part in Scams Awareness Month
West Dunbartonshire Trading Standards and Citizens Advice Bureau are joining forces to educate residents about the tactics used by scammers.

Published : 08 July 2016

School Games celebrates first year of success

Image shows pupils from St Stephen's Primary School in Clydebank with their WD School Games trophy
Thousands of pupils across West Dunbartonshire have celebrated their success in sport as the first ever School Games winners are announced.

Published : 07 July 2016

Striking shot of Dumbarton Bridge wins Photograph of the Year competition

Picture of the year winner
An atmospheric shot of Dumbarton’s Old Bridge is the winning image of this year’s Picture of the Year 2016 competition organised by West Dunbartonshire Council and West College Scotland.

Published : 06 July 2016