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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 24

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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 16

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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 17

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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 […]

todayApril 20, 2022 7

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Glass Ships in Bottles Exhibition sails into Dumbarton

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF GLASS SHIPS IN BOTTLES Artist Tour of ‘Glass Ships in Bottles’ Exhibition with Ayako Tani Scottish Maritime Museum (Denny Tank), Dumbarton 11am & 1pm Saturday 14 May 2022 Glass artist and researcher Dr Ayako Tani will reveal the magic and fast disappearing craft behind glass ships in bottles, exquisite designs highly sought-after last century, at two one-off tours of her exhibition at the Scottish Maritime Museum in Dumbarton […]

todayApril 14, 2022 17

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Scottish Maritime Museum Free Online Workshops

SCOTTISH MARITIME MUSEUM LAUNCHES 50 FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS The Scottish Maritime Museum has 50 FREE online workshops on offer for the first primary schools across West Dunbartonshire to get in touch. The exciting new, ‘Ship to Shore’ Online Learning Workshops, which centre on the Scottish Maritime Museum’s most popular Curriculum for Excellence linked STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities, suit all primary school years. The ‘Ship to Shore’ Workshop includes two live links between the Education team […]

todayApril 14, 2022 40

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Upcoming Roadworks on A82 Postponed

UPCOMING ROADWORKS ON A82 POSTPONED Plans for essential maintenance on a busy stretch of road in Dumbarton have been postponed until further notice. Last week, the engineering firm Amey announced plans for traffic disruption on the A82 southbound section between Hill View and the Dunglass roundabout beginning on April 20 for ten days. But the firm has now postponed the plans without giving a reason or new date for the roadworks. […]

todayApril 11, 2022 14