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Our Lady and St Patrick’s shortlisted for Inclusive school of the year

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Our Lady and St Patrick’s (OLSP) High School in Dumbarton has been shortlisted for Inclusive School of the Year award in the prestigious 2024 TES awards.

Published : 10 May 2024

West Dunbartonshire Council declares housing emergency

Energy efficient homes
A housing emergency has been declared in West Dunbartonshire amid unprecedented pressures on the ability to meet the needs of those in social housing or seeking a Council property.

Published : 01 May 2024

Community Transition and Youth Success Funds open for applications

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Local organisations will benefit from two new Council funding streams set up to offset the impact of the cost of living in West Dunbartonshire.

Published : 30 April 2024

WDC continues commitment to Diversity and Inclusion by signing Race at Work Charter

Race At Work Charter
West Dunbartonshire Council has reaffirmed its commitment to equality within the workplace by signing the Race at Work Charter.

Published : 30 April 2024

First sod cut at new multi-million pound Faifley Community Campus

St Josephs Faifley sod cutting
The first sod has been cut to officially mark the start of building work at the new multi-million-pound state of the art education and community campus in Faifley.  

Published : 30 April 2024

Significant step in regeneration of major brownfield site on Clyde Waterfront

Computer generated image of Scottish Marine Technology Park
The regeneration of one of the largest brownfield sites in West Dunbartonshire and along the Clyde Waterfront has taken a major step forward after planning permission in principle for the former Carless Oil Terminal in Old Kilpatrick was granted.

Published : 30 April 2024

Council jobs fair hailed a success as over 300 people meet with employers

Representatives from West Dunbartonshire Council at a jobs fair
More than 300 people attended a recent Council jobs fair, meeting with employers to find out more

Published : 30 April 2024

Shopfront improvements programme to be expanded after successful pilot

Dumbarton town centre
A scheme to improve the appearance of town centres across West Dunbartonshire is being expanded.

Published : 26 April 2024

Swimming lessons for young people with complex care needs reinstated

Boy having swimming lessons
Swimming lessons for children and young people with additional support needs will be reinstated after cross-party support from councillors.

Published : 26 April 2024

Huge increase in the number of young people accessing free swim and gym

young swimmer learning to swim
More young people than ever took advantage of free swim and gym sessions over Easter in West Dunbartonshire, with numbers doubling on last year.

Published : 25 April 2024