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Its a twin-tastic year for West Dunbartonshire as 25 sets of twins are ready to start P1 and S1.

24 of the twins will be joining P1 and the other 13 sets are starting S1, and are among 2033 going to primary or secondary school for the first time on August 19.

Published : 13 August 2019

Record results for National 5 exams

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West Dunbartonshire pupils are celebrating after achieving their best ever National 5 exam results since the introduction of the new National qualifications.

Published : 06 August 2019

Scottish Pipe Band Championships in West Dunbartonshire for 20th year

More than 10,000 people braved the rain for the 2019 Scottish Pipe Band Championships as it celebrated 20 years in West Dunbartonshire.

Published : 29 July 2019

It’s a family affair at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships

An Alexandria dad and daughter stand back to back on the beach in full highland dress
An Alexandria dad and daughter are making the Scottish Pipe band Championships a family affair this year as they gear up to compete alongside each other.

Published : 22 July 2019

Record numbers attend Loch Lomond Highland Games

competitor throwing the hammer at the games
A record number of visitors turned out to watch the popular annual Loch Lomond Highland Games at Balloch.

Published : 15 July 2019

£500,000 to improve life chances of young people

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West Dunbartonshire Council is investing £500,000 to change the lives of young people across the area.

Published : 10 July 2019

Civic Reception for bowlers competing in West Dunbartonshire

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A group of top lawn bowlers, who are visiting West Dunbartonshire for a national tournament, have been celebrated at a civic reception.

Published : 10 July 2019

Loch Lomond Highland Games 2019 officially launched

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A Balloch schoolboy flexed his muscle with one of West Dunbartonshire’s strongest men as this year’s Highland Games was officially launched this week.

Published : 08 July 2019

Community champions enjoy tea with the Queen at Garden Party

Image shows Provost Hendrie with residents attending the Royal Garden Party
A group of West Dunbartonshire residents had tea with the Queen last week at her annual Garden Party.

Published : 05 July 2019

New defibrillators installed at Bruce St Day Centre

Cllr Marie McNair with service users at Dumbarton Day Centre
Two life-saving defibrillators have been installed at Bruce Street Day Centre and will be added to the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) register.

Published : 03 July 2019