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Active Schools events, such as this year's Torch Relay, have proved extremely popular

Pupils get energetic with West Dunbartonshire Active Schools

26 August 2016

School pupils across West Dunbartonshire have made 88,104 visits to Active Schools supported sport and physical activity sessions in the past year – a 10% increase on the previous 12 months.
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Council to mark Merchant Navy Day

26 August 2016

West Dunbartonshire Council will join hundreds of local authorities across the UK honouring Merchant Navy personnel past and present next month.
Image shows pupils putting their hands up in class, with their teacher in the background.

Pupils invited to enter logo design competition

22 August 2016

Clydebank youngsters are being asked to get creative to help celebrate 130 years of their hometown.
Image shows a row of West Dunbartonshire houses.

Residents invited to have their say on housing

19 August 2016

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on the future of housing in West Dunbartonshire.
Pictured are William Denny employees at Leven Shipyard in 1955.

Clyde shipyards celebrated in new exhibition

19 August 2016

The West Dunbartonshire shipyards that made Clyde-built ships famous the world over will be the focus of a major exhibition next week.
Provost Douglas McAllister and Clydebank councillors, MP and MSP are pictured in front of the Titan Crane to launch the 130th anniversary programme.

Clydebank to celebrate 130 years

17 August 2016

A West Dunbartonshire town is to celebrate 130 years of history with a series of events to mark its anniversary.

Double take as 14 sets of twins start school

15 August 2016

Primary teachers will be seeing double next week when 14 sets of twins start school in West Dunbartonshire.
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Updated Code of Conduct for Council staff

15 August 2016

West Dunbartonshire Council has updated the Code of Conduct for its 6,000 employees to require individuals to report underlying health conditions that could prevent them safely carrying out their duties.
Councillor Michelle McGinty (left), the Council’s Educational Services Convener, and Laura MacCalman, Project Curator, with the 1860s green silk dress that will be restored and displayed for the first time in next year’s exhibition.

Council heritage project receives £70,000 in funding

12 August 2016

A major project exploring the story of the sewing machine will begin this Autumn, after funding worth nearly £70,000 is awarded to West Dunbartonshire Council.
Pictured are the Council's 14 new administration and construction craft apprentices, photographed by the River Leven in Dumbarton at Bridge Street.

Apprentices are ready for business

11 August 2016

A group of enthusiastic youngsters from West Dunbartonshire are ready to get down to business after taking up apprenticeships with the Council.