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Our Lady & St. Patrick’s High School honoured in prestigious national awards

OLSP High School honoured in prestigious national awards Our Lady & St. Patrick's High School has been named as one of 80 Pearson National Teaching Award Silver Award winners across the country.The Dumbarton School is honoured with a Silver Award in the category of Secondary School of the Year for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the children they work with every day.The school is also honoured on […]

todayMay 27, 2022 24

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Lomond Banks: New planning permission application revealed

New planning permission application revealed New plans have been reveal for a massive tourism and leisure development at the southern end of Loch Lomond. The previous proposals for the West Riverside and Woodbank House sites in Balloch - known as Lomond Banks - were shelved in the face of massive opposition. Now a 'planning permission in principle' application has been submitted to Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Authority by Flamingo […]

todayMay 26, 2022 97

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Emergency Sewer Repair Required Route Rethink

EMERGENCY SEWER REPAIR REQUIRES ROUTE RETHINK Road users on a major route through Dumbarton are being advised to consider using an alternative because of delays caused by an emergency sewer repair. Specialist equipment has been brought in to expose the damaged sewer on Cardross Road close to the junction with Brucehill Road which is at risk of flooding. A Scottish Water spokesperson said: “These are complex and delicate works. There […]

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West Dunbartonshire Pupils apply for free bus travel

West Dunbartonshire Pupils apply for free bus travel More than half of West Dunbartonshire pupils have applied for free bus travel, placing the area as the second highest uptake in Scotland. Latest figures show 51 per cent of pupils have the free bus pass, which offers anyone under the age of 22 free travel throughout Scotland. The scheme is open to children and young people with a new National Entitlement […]

todayMay 23, 2022 26

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Very Good inspection for Levenvale Early Learning and Childcare Centre

Levenvale Early Learning and Childcare Centre Staff and children at Levenvale Early Learning and Childcare Centre are celebrating after the centre was rated very good in a recent inspection. The centre, which has been open for just under two years, received top marks, from the Care Inspectorate during the unannounced inspection.Management and senior staff were praised by inspectors who found the team to be very responsive and committed to improving […]

todayMay 15, 2022 17


Eurovision LIVE on Lomond Radio

Eurovision 2022 - LIVE SHOW on Lomond Radio Tune in to Lomond Radio on Saturday 14th May for a special Eurovision 2022 LIVE Show.  We will be following the competition as it's broadcast on TV and offer local commentary, opinion and no doubt lots of banter on the proceedings. We will play the entries throughout the show and award them a Lomond Radio score, so tune in to see who we […]

todayMay 12, 2022 17

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Police Appeal Following Fatal Road Crash on A82, Dumbarton

Fatal road crash - A82, Lomondgate roundabout, Dumbarton Road Policing Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road crash on the A82 at Dumbarton on Monday, 9 May. Around 8pm on Monday evening, a grey BMW 3 series struck five men who were working on the grass verge just west of Lomondgate roundabout in Dumbarton. Emergency services attended.  A 59-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.  A 37 […]

todayMay 10, 2022 5

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Plea to road users as police focus on motorcycle safety

Plea to road users as police focus on motorcycle safety Two motorcyclists have died this month and five seriously injured in collisions over the Easter weekend. The latest figures are being highlighted as a reminder to all road users to keep themselves and others safe while travelling on Scotland’s roads. Road policing officers are focusing on their annual motorcycle campaign over the spring and summer months when riders tend to […]

todayApril 22, 2022 18

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Kiltwalk 2022: Drivers warned of road closures

Kiltwalk 2022 - Road closures Drivers are being warned ahead of road closures set to be in place for the Kiltwalk this weekend. West Dunbartonshire Council announced the closures on social media earlier today. Balloch Road, Balloch between Carrochan Road and Tullichewan Road will be closed on Sunday (April 24) between 8am and 11.59pm to help facilitate the event. There is also the possibility of waiting and loading restrictions on the complete […]

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