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. Aberdeen City Council set its 2017/18 budget and outlined plans for the next phase of its transformation programme.
Residents are being invited to bid in the second round of West Dunbartonshire Council’s Community Budgeting to transform their local area. Up to £25,000 of capital funding is available in each of the 17 Your Community areas, with community groups and organisations invited to bid for up to £10,00
A joint economic action plan between eight councils is aiming to deliver 110,000 new homes around the Glasgow City Region. The move, the first of its kind in Scotland, will see the authorities pursue a common economic strategy between now and the year 2035.
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. A report set to be presented to West Dunbartonshire Council’s housing and communities comm
(from left) Peter Barry, strategic lead for housing; Councillor David McBride, convener of housing; housing manager John Kerr and tenant Liam Cavan West Dunbartonshire Council has unveiled an ambitious housing masterplan which will see 1000 new homes developed for rent in the area over the next five
Ambitious plans to use water from the River Clyde to heat homes and businesses in Clydebank have moved forward after West Dunbartonshire Council agreed the next step in securing funding for a £12 million high-tech heating system. The development would see water extracted from the River Clyde throug
Craig Sanderson, Link Group chief executive, (left) and Councillor David McBride, West Dunbartonshire Council's convener of housing and communities Link Group Ltd has begun the £3.4 million construction of 30 new homes for social rent which will be completed by August 2017.
West Dunbartonshire Council will today discuss proposals to refresh its empty homes strategy in a bid to tackle the housing shortage in the area. There are more than 400 empty private properties in West Dunbartonshire, according to council tax records, and more than 3,900 applicants on the council's
Residents are being invited to apply for a share of £1 million to transform their local area as part of West Dunbartonshire Council’s Your Community initiative. Up to £25,000 is available for each of the 17 Your Community areas and individuals and groups can bid for up to £2,000 each to invest
Residents are being encouraged to have their say on the future of housing in West Dunbartonshire. West Dunbartonshire Council’s new five-year Local Housing Strategy and investment plan is currently being developed, and residents have the chance to shape it by submitting their comments and ideas.