The Music Man

By Tommy Crocket Alistair Ferguson is a walking encyclopaedia of modern music. His love of all things musical goes back to his teenage years when he, like many of us, spent his Saturdays touring Dumbarton’s record shops and later Glasgow’s. “There were three in Dumbarton alone in those days of the dim and distant past,” …

Garden Friends

Words & Photos by Linda Morrison We can never have too many friends. We have best friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, young friends, old friends and pet friends, to name but a few. But how many of you have garden friends? Garden friends are always there for you and they are really the best kind of friends. …

Jackie & The Beanstalk

By Amanda Eleftheriades Tucked away at the bottom of the Carman Hill in Renton, just below the railway bridge, is one of our community’s well-hidden gems. It is one of those stories which we love sharing here at Clydesider. So make yourself comfy and we will tell you the tale of Jackie & the Beanstalk. …

CLYDESIDER PHOTO COMPETITION

Time to start getting your entries in for the next Clydesider Photography Competition. Our theme this time is sport and leisure in West Dunbartonshire – that could be anything from a school sports day to a family picnic to pottering around in your local community garden. Just send us your photos of any local sporting …

Singer Stories

The Singer Festival comes to Clydebank Town Hall next week so we thought it was a good time to share one of our favourite stories from Issue 5 of Clydesider magazine. By Amanda Eleftheriades It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to sit down for a chat with someone born at the end …