Month: August 2022

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Local News

MP hails success of West Dunbartonshire’s Lomond Radio

MP hails success of West Dunbartonshire's Lomond Radio West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has praised volunteers at local radio station Lomond Radio following a visit to their studios at Strathleven House. Local MP Martin met with Lomond Radio’s co-founders Alan Caldwell, Paul Lucas and Phil Briscoe at their state-of-the-art broadcast studios in the Vale of Leven to hear about how their community radio project is benefiting West Dunbartonshire. Lomond Radio

todayAugust 15, 2022 23

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Parliament Should Be Recalled Over Cost of Living Crisis

Parliament should be recalled over cost of living crisis West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is backing calls for the recall of the UK Parliament, as the cost-of-living-crisis continues to hit households across Clydebank, Dumbarton and the Vale. It comes as outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces criticism for being ‘missing in action’, with the UK government rejecting calls for additional help to tackle soaring energy bills. Industry groups are predicting

todayAugust 12, 2022 8

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Dog owners urged to do the right thing

Dog owners urged to do the right thing Dog owners in West Dunbartonshire are being urged to do the right thing by cleaning up properly after their pets. Any irresponsible owner who leaves behind poo or used poo bags in the area’s green spaces could face an £80 fixed penalty fine for the disgusting behaviour. They are being reminded to either dispose of the waste responsibly, by placing in one

todayAugust 12, 2022 15

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Higher pass rate holds steady across West Dunbartonshire

High Pass Rate Holds Steady Across West Dunbartonshire Pupils across West Dunbartonshire are celebrating after receiving impressive results from the first year of formal examinations to take place since the pandemic. A total of 77% of Highers taken by S5 and S6 pupils were passed, while 80% of National 5 examinations were successful. In Advanced Higher, a 72% pass rate across the region was achieved, and National 4 results saw

todayAugust 9, 2022 27

Local News

MP presses BT Boss to deliver fair pay deal

MP PRESSES BT BOSS TO DELIVER FAIR PAY DEAL FOR WORKERS Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has called on bosses at BT Group to deliver a fair pay deal for workers following industrial action by 40,000 BT & Openreach staff in West Dunbartonshire and across the country. SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has written to BT Group CEO Philip Jensen in support of local workers and their families who have been forced

todayAugust 4, 2022 20

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Scottish Pipe Band Championships make a welcome return

Scottish Pipe Band Championships make a welcome return Scottish Pipe Band Championship organisers hailed their “best ever” event as 20,000 spectators flocked to Levengrove Park in Dumbarton for a masterclass of traditional music.A total of 117 bands from as far afield as Texas and Australia gathered in the shadow of Dumbarton Rock for the first staging of West Dunbartonshire’s flagship event since 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.There were celebrations

todayAugust 1, 2022 23