West Dunbartonshire Council

West Dunbartonshire Council suspends all current eviction cases

Council tenants facing eviction in West Dunbartonshire have been given a temporary reprieve after the local authority decided it would be "morally wrong" to continue cases in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 19 March 2020

West Dunbartonshire Council approves below-inflation rent increase for tenants

A below-inflation rent increase has been agreed by West Dunbartonshire councillors for the third year in a row.

Published 6 March 2020

‘No cuts’ budget approved by West Dunbartonshire Council

West Dunbartonshire Council has approved a budget without any cuts for the second year running.

Published 5 March 2020

JB Bennett cements social housing credentials with raft of contract wins

Construction and residential development company JB Bennett (Contracts) Ltd is celebrating a series of new contract wins in Scotland’s social housing sector.

Published 13 February 2020

Clydebank care home site sold for housing

The site of a former care home in Clydebank is being sold to be developed into new housing, West Dunbartonshire Council has confirmed.

Published 13 February 2020

Work begins on affordable new homes at site of former Dumbarton school

Work is under way to build 55 affordable and stylish new council homes on the site of a former primary school in Dumbarton.

Published 10 January 2020

Community empowerment strategy to give West Dunbartonshire residents louder voice

West Dunbartonshire Council has introduced a new strategy to ensure its communities are more resilient and better supported.

Published 29 November 2019

Housing developers snap up council sites in West Dunbartonshire

A number of council-owned sites across West Dunbartonshire are set to be sold in the coming months for a total of almost £10 million.

Published 22 November 2019

West Dunbartonshire Council hosts conference to help break cycle of domestic abuse

The community of West Dunbartonshire came together at a groundbreaking conference designed to raise awareness of and prevent domestic abuse.

Published 15 November 2019

West Dunbartonshire Council extends buy-back homes scheme

West Dunbartonshire Council has amended its Buy-Back Scheme to include additional properties which are not former local authority homes.

Published 8 November 2019

Report reveals sustained improvement across housing in West Dunbartonshire

A report assessing West Dunbartonshire Council's housing service has highlighted a number of positive improvements in the past year.

Published 8 November 2019

West Dunbartonshire Council to host domestic abuse community conference

A ground-breaking community conference to help break the cycle of domestic violence is to be held by West Dunbartonshire Council. 

Published 31 October 2019

West Dunbartonshire Council pilots rent initiative to help care leavers in full-time education

Care leavers in full-time education and living in their own council property will not be required to pay rent while they study as part of a new initiative by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Published 23 September 2019

West Dunbartonshire to consider solar panels to reduce carbon emissions

West Dunbartonshire Council is considering the use of solar panels in a bid to reduce its carbon emissions.

Published 4 September 2019

Work begins on new council homes in Clydebank

Work has begun on the construction of 126 new affordable council homes in Clydebank.

Published 29 August 2019