West Dunbartonshire Council

West Dunbartonshire community groups urged to bid for £1.7m town centre funds

A proportion of a £1.7 million pot is up for grabs for West Dunbartonshire communities keen to make a difference to their town centres.

Published 1 September 2015

Jackie Baillie MSP opens Bield homes in Dumbarton

An innovative housing development in Dumbarton has been hailed as a shining example of how high quality and affordable homes can be provided for older people.

Published 24 August 2015

Owners of empty West Dunbartonshire homes could benefit from Council Tax changes

Owners of empty homes in West Dunbartonshire could be eligible for refunds after councillors approved backdated changes to Council Tax charges.

Published 20 August 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council consults on reducing weekly rents

West Dunbartonshire Council tenants are being consulted on proposals to reduce weekly rent charges by spreading payments over the whole year instead of 47 weeks.

Published 19 August 2015

Cube lodges plans for new Dumbarton homes

Cube Housing Association has announced plans to build 31 houses for social rent in Dumbarton.

Published 18 August 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council defends housing policy after evictions increase

West Dunbartonshire Council has defended its evictions approach saying the method is only ever used as a last resort.

Published 14 August 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council’s housing service keeps improving, say tenants

Council tenants throughout West Dunbartonshire say they are more satisfied than ever with their housing services.

Published 6 August 2015

Deal to unlock £250m development at former Clydebank shipyard

The former John Brown’s shipyard in Clydebank, famous for building some of the world’s greatest ships, is set to be unlocked for future development after an ambitious £15 million plan was signed.

Published 14 July 2015

West Dunbartonshire rejects government greenfield housing recommendation

Councillors have unanimously rejected proposals to allow a greenfield site in Duntocher to be opened up for housing development.

Published 26 June 2015

New health and social care partnership established in West Dunbartonshire

A new partnership responsible for health and social care provision across West Dunbartonshire will be established on July 1.

Published 25 June 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council recognised for efforts to involve tenants in decision making

West Dunbartonshire Council has received an award in recognition of its commitment to involving tenants in its housing decisions.

Published 4 June 2015

West Dunbartonshire Council meets SHQS target after £81m investment

West Dunbartonshire Council has achieved the national housing standard for more than 9,400 of its homes after a successful £81 million investment.

Published 1 June 2015

Tenants to get say on new West Dunbartonshire housing policy

West Dunbartonshire Council has launched an online survey into its housing policy.

Published 9 April 2015

Development Spotlight: Central Bellsmyre – West Dunbartonshire Council

Name and location of development: Central Bellsmyre - three sites at Aitkenbar Drive/Auchenreoch Avenue, Penniecroft Avenue and Whiteford Crescent.

Published 8 April 2015