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Children and young people showing year on year improvement in education

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Primary pupils in West Dunbartonshire’s schools are meeting or exceeding the national average in reading, writing and numeracy.

Published : 21 March 2024

Record number of children and young people benefit from WDC Music Service

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The number of children and young people benefiting from the Instrumental Music Service (IMS) is at its peak with more than 1,000 pupils participating in music lessons this year.

Published : 21 March 2024

Hundreds of home improvements are part of investment in Council properties

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Tenants across West Dunbartonshire will benefit from a range of upgrades to properties over the next year.

Published : 07 March 2024

Unavoidable cuts as Council closes remaining £8.3m budget gap for 2024/25

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Unavoidable cuts to services will have a lasting impact on West Dunbartonshire communities, the area’s Council Leader said last night

Published : 07 March 2024

Tenants’ voices are listened to as redevelopment for Willox Park is agreed

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The views of tenants living at Willox Park have been listened to as plans to redevelop properties at the Dumbarton site are set to be taken forward.

Published : 01 March 2024

Buy Back scheme to bring more homes into Council ownership

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A bid to bring homes into Council ownership to increase the number of properties available and reduce homelessness is making progress with a dedicated officer now appointed to lead the scheme.

Published : 28 February 2024

House building programme makes progress as new development to start soon

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West Dunbartonshire Council continues to make good progress in its ambitious house building programme with a new project due to begin in the coming weeks.

Published : 28 February 2024

Options outlined to close Council’s remaining £8.3m budget gap

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A range of budget savings options will be considered by elected members next month to close the Council’s remaining £8.3m budget gap.

Published : 22 February 2024

Cooperation Agreement set to be reached to deliver on net zero aims

An agreement is set to be reached for expertise, skills, resources and infrastructure on net zero aims to be shared between West Dunbartonshire Council and Glasgow City Council.

Published : 22 February 2024

Masterplan outlines how Council will improve energy efficiency within buildings

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West Dunbartonshire Council has published its masterplan on decarbonising heat and improving energy efficiency within buildings in the region as it works towards achieving net zero by 2045.

Published : 22 February 2024