Your Community Has Voted

In community halls and centres across West Dunbartonshire young, old and every age in between turned out to cast their votes. But instead of crosses on ballot papers to elect politicians, there were tiddlywinks in tubs to vote for projects and ideas which would improve local communities. In packed halls bids were heard for gardening …

Spring Issue of Clydesider Out Now

Our fantastic team of Clydesider volunteers have been working really hard to put together the new issue of Clydesider community magazine. We have distributed nearly 9,000 copies so far in community venues, shops, libraries, cafes, hairdressers etc across West Dunbartonshire but for those who don’t live locally or haven’t had a chance to pick up …

Keeping The Clyde Belt Green

By Angela Anderson and photo by Amanda Eleftheriades A local environmental community group dedicated to keeping the Clyde belt area green is holding its annual general meeting on Tuesday November 15 in Duntocher and is inviting the public to come along to find out more. Clydebelt, which was set up in 1990, is involved in …

New Fund for Community Groups

Photo by Robert Wilson Local community groups and voluntary organisations in West Dunbartonshire can apply for a share of £425,000 to spend on projects in their community council area. The Your Community fund is a new initiative from Community Planning West Dunbartonshire which aims to bring services and groups together to improve local neighbourhoods. And …

Community Cinema Returns

Lights, camera and action – the Concord Community Cinema will be back by popular demand next month with 15 feature films to enjoy. The new season, which runs from September to January in Dumbarton’s Concord Centre, offers 15 films for just £30 – so pick your favourite genre and sign up for a £10 club …