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Grit bins can help residents during cold snaps

31 December 2015

Councillors are urging residents to battle the freezing conditions with free salt from any of the hundreds of grit bins located across West Dunbartonshire.
Pictured: (L-R) John Rushton, Section Head of Libraries and Information Services; Clydebank High School pupils Fraser Voy, Billy Wotherpoon, Michael Kenny and Ethan McAllister; and Councillor John Mooney, Vice-Chairman of the Council’s Educational Services Committee, use tablets to get to grips with the new superfast broadband.

High speed broadband now on offer at West Dunbartonshire libraries

30 December 2015

West Dunbartonshire residents are now able to access top of the line internet technology while out of the house by logging on at libraries.
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Inaccurate newspaper report on Alexandria campus

29 December 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council would like to reassure parents that today’s articles in the Dumbarton Reporter on the Alexandria School Campus plans are wrong.
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Councillors agree to withdraw Alexandria schools plan

23 December 2015

Councillors have voted to withdraw plans to develop a new education campus in Alexandria incorporating two schools, an early learning centre and a specialist language unit.
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Exam results hit five year high

22 December 2015

The numbers of pupils passing SQA exams in West Dunbartonshire are at their highest level for five years.
Councillor John Mooney calls for more powers over gambling issues

Call for more powers to tackle gambling issues

22 December 2015

The Convener of the West Dunbartonshire Licensing Board has called for more powers to restrict new bookmakers after publishing the area’s new gambling framework.
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Council opens new Dumbarton Cemetery

21 December 2015

A new cemetery is opening this week to meet the needs of residents in Dumbarton and the surrounding areas.
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The Council is continuing talks with the EIS union after its teachers in secondary schools in West Dunbartonshire voted in favour of industrial action.

18 December 2015

The Council is continuing talks with the EIS union after its teachers in secondary schools in West Dunbartonshire voted in favour of industrial action.
Pictured: (L-R) Councillor Gail Casey, Chairperson of West Dunbartonshire’s Health and Social Care Partnership Board; John Rushton, the Council’s Section Head of Library and Information Services; Helen Shearer, Macmillan Services Coordinator for West Dunbartonshire; and Councillor John Mooney, Vice-Chairman of the Council’s Educational Services Committee, welcome the new partnership.

Macmillan cancer support service in local libraries

18 December 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council is set to offer cancer support for residents in its libraries as part of a new partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Council funds bus link to Glasgow hospital in pilot project

18 December 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council is investing £50,000 to fund a direct bus link from Clydebank to the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.