Local Ride Out Raises Funds And Awareness

Photos Courtesy of Graham Parton Local ponies and riders joined a sponsored event organised by Gareloch Riding Club as part of the British Horse Society Ride Out UK Month. A group of three ponies, 12 people and four dogs set off from Milton and headed along the Forth and Clyde Canal towpath to McMonagles floating …

Run With Maurice

Two local sporting heroes are inviting you to dig out your running shoes and ‘Run with Maurice’ to help fight dementia. As part of Dementia Awareness Week, Formula 1 world champion Sir Jackie Stewart and 10,000 metre Commonwealth Gold Medal winner Lachie Stewart, are supporting local runner Maurice Donohue in his campaign to raise awareness …

Kilt Walk Fun in the Sun

Words by Angela Clark, photos by Robert Wilson Those boots were made for walking and that’s exactly what they did as thousands took to the streets for the charity fundraiser. A record number of people took part in the Kilt Walk fundraiser this year making it the biggest event so far and raising over £2million …

Apply Now for Community Funding

Community groups in West Dunbartonshire can apply for up to £5,000 of funding in the third phase of Community Budgeting. The Council would like to hear from groups keen to develop community projects that will improve the lives of residents. Help is available to complete the application forms and residents will again vote for their …

Wedding Fund Supports Cancer Patients

A Dumbarton woman has raised thousands to help terminally ill patients make their wedding dreams come true. Kathleen MacGregor set up the Joan MacGregor Matrimonial Fund in 2009 after her son Charles’ partner, Joan, was diagnosed with terminal cancer and the pair had just 24 hours to organise a wedding. Joan passed away just two …