A new civic heart will be created at the former John Brown’s shipyard in Clydebank, after plans to redevelop the site were given the go ahead by councillors. The centrepiece of the development – which will include housing, retail and leisure outlets, and a health quarter – will be the refurbis
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Over 1,000 new homes could be built at Queens Quay in Clydebank if West Dunbartonshire Council approves a masterplan for the site this week. Detailed proposals have been put forward to planners outlining the vision for transforming the former John Brown’s shipyard, which has lain derelict for year
St Andrew’s High Councillors have paved the way for the former St Andrew’s High and Braidfield High school sites in Clydebank to be regenerated with new homes.
Councillors in West Dunbartonshire have agreed to a four per cent increase in rent for council tenants to help fund £114 million worth of improvements for tenants. The rent rise is nearly 50 per cent lower than planned when West Dunbartonshire Council agreed its rent strategy in 2012 to fund the up
The number of new affordable homes planned to be developed under a partnership between West Dunbartonshire Council and Wheatley Group is to be increased by over 60 per cent. Less than two years into the 10-year partnership, which initially set out to create 323 new properties over the decade, the pr
Councillors in West Dunbartonshire will be asked to consider writing off historical debts from former council tenants at a meeting next week. Members of West Dunbartonshire Council’s housing and communities committee will decide on Wednesday 3 February whether to agree the removal of arrears total
Voluntary groups are being reminded they can still get interest-free cash from West Dunbartonshire Council for community regeneration projects. The new Community Loans Fund was launched in September 2015, offering interest-free capital loans of up to £10,000 to neighbourhood organisations in the ar
Councillor David McBride, West Dunbartonshire Council spokesperson for housing and communities; Cube chair Liz Ruine; Cube board member Jackie Barnes; and Richard Cairns, West Dunbartonshire Council’s executive director, infrastructure and regeneration at the launch of Wheatley Group’s five-year
West Dunbartonshire Council has extended the service it provides to help residents facing extreme hardship. The extended scheme helps struggling residents who may struggle to pay for food or heating at the weekend by providing vouchers for shopping or pre-payment cards for electricity and gas.
Twenty new flats for elderly and disabled residents in Clydebank have been given the go ahead. The proposal to build two blocks of four-storey flats, which will be linked by a central glazed lobby, was granted planning permission on Wednesday.
West Dunbartonshire residents are receiving some of the best health and social care in Scotland, with the team picking up four national awards in as many months. The awards recognise outstanding achievement in providing high quality health and social care for older people in our community ‒ includ
Councillor David McBride West Dunbartonshire Council has voted to proceed with the £1.2 million demolition of three multi-storey blocks – Newshot, Edmonstone and Howcraigs Courts – and four maisonette blocks – Clydeholm, Hamilton and Yokerbu rn Terraces – at Clydebank East.
Councillor David McBride New affordable housing in West Dunbartonshire will have to be built to a higher design standard than anywhere else in Scotland following a council decision.
Thirty-one new affordable homes are to be built in Castlehill after the move was given the green light by West Dunbartonshire Council. The project will be built on land at Carrick Terrace and Hawthornhill Road, which will be transferred to Cube Housing Association as part of the council’s strategi
Council leader Martin Rooney West Dunbartonshire Council has approved a plan to close the predicted budget gap and secure frontline services for local residents in 2016/17.