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 …

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,” …

Local Groups Team Up To Just Walk

Walkers from community groups across West Dunbartonshire have joined forces to celebrate National Walking Month. Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol’s (DACA) Walk and Talk group invited walkers from local voluntary organisations to join them on their Step Count Challenge. Armed with pedometers to measure their steps the 27 walkers from DACA, Y-Sort It, West Dunbartonshire …

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 …