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Long-serving Children’s Panel volunteers are pictured alongside (left to right) Children’s Hearings Scotland Board member Marian Martin; Mike Palmer, Convener of the West Dunbartonshire Area Support Team; and Joyce White, Chief Executive of West Dunbartonshire Council

Children’s Panel volunteers celebrate 100 years of service

10 August 2016

A group of volunteers have been recognised for their dedication to helping vulnerable children in West Dunbartonshire.
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Pupils achieve record results in SQA exams

09 August 2016

A record 98% of West Dunbartonshire pupils have achieved a pass in this year’s SQA exams.
Image is an architect's impression of how the upgraded Balloch Library will look from the front.

Major upgrade for Balloch Library

04 August 2016

Refurbishment work to improve facilities at Balloch Library will begin this month.
Image shows Councillor Patrick McGlinchey at the door of a green Council van holding a How's My Driving flyer, and Councillor David McBride in the cab of the van.

Council saves £300,000 for taxpayers through improved emissions monitoring

03 August 2016

Satellite technology fitted to every road vehicle in the Council fleet has delivered a saving of around £300,000 in the last four years.
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Nominees sought for Duntocher and Hardgate Community Council

03 August 2016

Residents of Duntocher and Hardgate are being encouraged to apply to represent their area as community councillors.
Bands take to the arena in Levengrove Park in Dumbarton

World’s piping talent descends on Dumbarton for Scottish Pipe Band Championships

01 August 2016

Piping talent from across the globe turned out in Dumbarton in record numbers on Saturday for the Scottish Pipe Championships.
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Council sees continued improvement in staff attendance

01 August 2016

West Dunbartonshire Council is seeing consistent improvements in staff attendance with the latest results showing a further reduction in the number of days lost to absence.
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Council to consider writing off irrecoverable debt

01 August 2016

Councillors are to consider writing off £147,485 of irrecoverable debt owed for Council Tax and Council services.
Councillors Patrick McGlinchey and David McBride, Convener and Vice-Convener for Infrastructure, Regeneration and Economic Development, are pictured with a Council-branded van and with a How's My Driving bumper sticker.

Council to invest £500,000 in vehicles and training

28 July 2016

West Dunbartonshire Council is set to invest more than £500,000 in improvements to its fleet and training for drivers ‒ bringing investment up to more than £4million in the past three years.
Lewis Barber, who will compete for Dumbarton and District Pipe Band, gets in some extra practice at the top of Dumbarton Castle before the Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2016 in Levengrove Park

Dumbarton gets set for biggest ever Scottish Pipe Band Championships

26 July 2016

A record number of competitors will take part in the Scottish Pipe Band Championships in Dumbarton on Saturday (30 July).