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‘SHINE’ programme offers free activities over the holidays

SHINE logo - School holidays involve nurture and engage
West Dunbartonshire Council has launched a fun packed programme of free and engaging activities over the school holidays.  

Published : 24 June 2024

More than 1,100 young people attend water safety lessons

Pupils from schools across West Dunbartonshire at an open water swimming safety event at Loch Lomond
West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust (WDLT) have delivered water safety school swimming lessons to 1,100 children and young people ahead of the school holidays.

Published : 21 June 2024

UK General Election 2024 – Remember your ID!

Purple sticky note "You need photo ID to vote at a polling station"
The UK General Election will be held on the Thursday 4th July and voters are being reminded to bring their ID.

Published : 18 June 2024

Water safety workshops ahead of school holidays

School kids swimming lessons
West Dunbartonshire school pupils have been given water safety lessons to raise awareness of the dangers of swimming in open water.

Published : 14 June 2024

Council in top five in Scotland for narrowing attainment gap

West Dunbartonshire Council Logo
West Dunbartonshire is in the top five performing Councils in Scotland for narrowing the attainment gap in literacy and numeracy in primary.

Published : 14 June 2024

New Councillor for Clydebank Central following by election

Woman standing on stage in front of West Dunbartonshire Council logo
A new councillor has been elected to represent Clydebank Central following a by-election held yesterday (Thursday 13 June).

Published : 14 June 2024

Pay rise for Early Learning and Childcare providers in West Dunbartonshire

Girl playing and learning with building blocks at school
Privately run early education and childcare providers are set to get an hourly pay rise for supporting the Council in offering up to 1140 hours of childcare.

Published : 12 June 2024

Year on year improvement on early level learning

Small child hand writing on paper at school
Children attending early education in West Dunbartonshire are progressing well in reading, writing and numeracy.

Published : 12 June 2024

Joy for West Dunbartonshire Learner Voice Group after another award win

West Dunbartonshire Learner Voice Group receive their award
A group of adult learners from West Dunbartonshire have again been recognised nationally for their work to raise the profile of adult learning opportunities both in the area and among the National Adult Learners’ Forum.

Published : 11 June 2024