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31 Jan 2015 12:30 • Alan Ferguson

Comedy hero Kevin Bridges opens Old Kilpatrick cafe

COMEDY star Kevin Bridges officially opened his friend's cafe in Old Kilpatrick today.

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30 Jan 2015 11:30

Last days of nominations for Provost's awards

WEST Dunbartonshire Provost Douglas McAllister is reminding residents to nominate their local heroes for the 2015 Provost's Civic Awards.

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30 Jan 2015 08:30

Man led police on wild chase shouting 'baldy b******s'

A MAN who led police on a chase while calling them “baldy b*******” was eventually handcuffed and taken to Clydebank Police Office.

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30 Jan 2015 07:30 • Edel Kenealy

Affordable heating solution rejected by top housing chief

A MORE affordable and efficient heating system has been “considered” but rejected for Dalmuir High Rise flats, the housing convener for West Dunbartonshire Council confirmed.

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30 Jan 2015 07:30

Youth unemployment in Clydebank lowest since 2007

THE number of unemployed young people in Clydebank is the lowest on record since December 2007, official figures have revealed.

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29 Jan 2015 08:30 • Mark Good

Outcry over icy disabled parking bays at Clydebank supermarket

A DISABLED Clydebank pensioner has hit out at supermarket bosses after struggling with piles of slippery ice — only yards from the store’s entrance.

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29 Jan 2015 08:00

Clydebank school kids sleep rough for charity

KIND-hearted pupils at a Clydebank school have staged a ‘sleep-out’ in a bid to raise awareness of homelessness.

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29 Jan 2015 08:00 • Edel Kenealy

Homeless figures remain unchanged for West Dunbartonshire

FIGURES for homelessness in West Dunbartonshire have remained stagnant this year, despite efforts to address the plight of vulnerable people in the area.

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29 Jan 2015 08:00

Man attacked and thrown into Clydebank canal

A DOG walker who launched an “unprovoked and terrifying” assault on a man in Clydebank has avoided jail.

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28 Jan 2015 09:30

Protest to go ahead at council HQ in Dumbarton

CLYDEBANK Women’s Aid workers have called on the public to join them in a protest against funding cuts.

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28 Jan 2015 08:30 • Edel Kenealy

Councillors say Carleith Primary closure plans a no go

LABOUR councillors in Clydebank insist a proposal to close Carleith Primary should never have been on the budget agenda as parents make their case to secure the future of the Duntocher school.

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28 Jan 2015 07:30 • Alan Ferguson

Doyle MP cites North Korea as reason for £100bn trident renewal

GEMMA Doyle MP has told how she fears for the safety of Scotland without a nuclear deterrent.

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28 Jan 2015 07:30 • Marc McLean

Clydebank Women's Aid spending cut life-threatening

DOMESTIC abuse support workers have this week warned that lives will be lost as a result of funding being cut for Clydebank Women’s Aid.

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28 Jan 2015 06:30 • Edel Kenealy

Clydebank beautician enters Guinness Book of World Records

A BEAUTICIAN at a Clydebank salon has entered the Guinness Book of World Records thanks to her impressive waxing skills.

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27 Jan 2015 09:30 • Alan Ferguson

Addictions drop-in opens in Drumchapel

AN ADDICTIONS drop-in is now to take place every Monday at St Mark’s Church, Drumchapel.

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26 Jan 2015 07:30 • Edel Kenealy

Lead stolen twice in one week from Parkhall roof

ROOFERS working to replace the lead roof of a Parkhall property fell victim to criminals twice in the same week.

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26 Jan 2015 07:30

Alternate weekly waste service for tenements around Clydebank

AS part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to recycle 60 per cent of waste by 2020, West Dunbartonshire Council is introducing an Alternative Weekly Waste Collection to tenemental properties from February 2 in the Bowling, Old Kilpatrick, Clydebank, Hardgate, Duntocher and Faifley areas.

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24 Jan 2015 07:30

Sensational year for Alex Harvey tribute act

HE was a glam rock hero in the 1970s and died in the 1980s.

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23 Jan 2015 07:30

Tory workers' rights plans under fire

TORY plans to change rules governing strikes have come under fire by local politicians and trade union members in West Dunbartonshire.

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23 Jan 2015 07:30

SNP hopefuls in race to contest Gemma Doyle MP

SNP nominees hopeful of being chosen to contest the West Dunbartonshire seat against current Labour MP Gemma Doyle in the General Election put their cases forward in Dumbarton last week.

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