West Dunbartonshire Council

Alexandria affordable housing project wins at Scottish Quality Awards in Planning

West Dunbartonshire Council has won two coveted awards at a Scottish Government event celebrating excellence in planning.

Published 14 November 2017

West Dunbartonshire Council approves new Strategic Plan

West Dunbartonshire Council has set out its ambitious vision for the next five years to deliver high quality services with the emphasis on improving the lives of residents and reducing inequality.

Published 7 November 2017

Council tenant satisfaction on the rise in West Dunbartonshire

Satisfaction among West Dunbartonshire Council tenants is increasing, according to the latest Scottish Social Housing Charter Performance Report.

Published 6 November 2017

Energy centre plans lodged to make Clydebank the ‘greenest town in Scotland’

Plans have been submitted for a new energy centre at Queens Quay which developers say could make Clydebank become the “greenest town in Scotland”.

Published 26 October 2017

Council to remove external window panels in Clydebank after review of high-rise flats

West Dunbartonshire Council is set to remove external window panels on 11 high-rise blocks in Clydebank as the post-Grenfell review of Scotland’s buildings continues to raise questions over the use of cladding in use across the country.

Published 16 October 2017

Green light for new homes in Clydebank

The Scottish Government has given its approval to plans for new homes in Clydebank after meeting with West Dunbartonshire Council over the plans.

Published 29 August 2017

West Dunbartonshire Council named UK’s best public sector employer

West Dunbartonshire Council has been named the Best Public Sector Employer in the UK in the 2017 UK Top Employers for Working Families Awards.

Published 25 July 2017

Wheatley Group helps fund new digital centre at Balloch Library

Balloch and Haldane residents are enjoying a new state-of-the-art digital learning centre and improved facilities following a £100,000 refurbishment of the area’s library.

Published 8 March 2017

Land purchased for 200 homes at Clydebank’s Queens Quay

The regeneration of Clydebank’s Queens Quay has taken a major step forward as councillors unanimously agreed the purchase of land on which almost 200 social houses will be built.

Published 27 February 2017

Works starts on 40 new council homes in Clydebank

An official sod cutting ceremony has been held at a site in Clydebank where 40 new homes for social rent will be built.

Published 27 February 2017

Council Tax rates frozen by four more local authorities

Eleven more local authorities in Scotland have set their respective budgets for the upcoming year, four of which have opted for a voluntary freeze in Council Tax.

Published 24 February 2017

West Dunbartonshire residents encouraged to bid for community funding

Residents are being invited to bid in the second round of West Dunbartonshire Council’s Community Budgeting to transform their local area.

Published 20 February 2017

Glasgow City Region councils to collaborate to build 110,000 homes

A joint economic action plan between eight councils is aiming to deliver 110,000 new homes around the Glasgow City Region.

Published 15 February 2017

Councillors asked to approve new West Dunbartonshire homeless strategy

Councillors due to discuss future plans to reduce the number of homeless people in West Dunbartonshire are to hear of an 18 per cent reduction in homeless presentations in the region in the last three years.

Published 23 January 2017

West Dunbartonshire Council rejects all savings options to protect frontline services

West Dunbartonshire Council has approved a plan to reject all savings options and use cash reserves to plug the gap caused by reduced Scottish Government funding.

Published 4 January 2017