Frilled With Love

By Amanda Eleftheriades  Photos by Caroline Finn An Aladdin’s cave of frills, fabrics and wicker lies hidden in Faifley’s Skypoint Community Centre. It is here that local creative genius Alison Bell conjures up stunning wedding backdrops and light installations, the front-facing element of her social enterprise, Frill Factory. But, a bit like the entrepreneur herself, …

Community Report Calls for Love

By Amanda Eleftheriades-Sherry, Clydesider Creative director Clydesider Creative is delighted to share our first community report – the ‘Vale in Focus.’  It brings together a diverse mix of voices and ideas about the quality of life, place and space in central Alexandria and is for the local community to use however they wish. The 32-page …

Library Revamps Across West Dunbartonshire

By Aidan Macdonald, Clydesider Volunteer Photo by Emma Truscott, Vale in Focus participant Libraries have always been a vital part of community life in areas such as West Dunbartonshire. They provide many residents, particularly the elderly, with a lifeline to information, people and stories they may not otherwise have access to.  Now plans are afoot …

We’re Hiring!

At Clydesider Creative we are delighted to be recruiting a part-time Commercial Development Worker to the team. This exciting role will help ensure Clydesider magazine and all of our activities and services are here to stay in West Dunbartonshire.  The majority of our income is currently from grant-funding – much of it short-term. Therefore we …

Make Things Happen in Your Community

Sponsored Content Do you live in West Dunbartonshire and want to get more involved in your local community but not sure where to start? Or does your community organisation need more volunteers or members? If so why not attend a series of events organised by West Dunbartonshire Council to encourage people to get involved in …