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. The Scottish Government funding has been made available via the Town Centre Communities Capital Fund.
Jackie Baillie MSP with Bield chair Gerry O'Sullivan 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.
Owners of empty homes in West Dunbartonshire could be eligible for refunds after councillors approved backdated changes to Council Tax charges. In April 2014, West Dunbartonshire Council was keen to get local empty homes back into use and introduced a policy which meant owners of empty homes could b
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. The move is a response to the introduction of Universal Credit, which means some tenants now receive a single monthly benefit payment to m
Cube Housing Association has announced plans to build 31 houses for social rent in Dumbarton. Subject to planning and other approvals, work on the homes in Carrick Terrace is expected to start in April 2016.
West Dunbartonshire Council has defended its evictions approach saying the method is only ever used as a last resort. An increase in evictions by the local authority from eight last year to 34 this year has been described as “very worrying” by housing charity Shelter Scotland.
Council tenants throughout West Dunbartonshire say they are more satisfied than ever with their housing services. A report to the council’s housing and communities committee shows the vast majority of its performance statistics have positively improved in the last year. These standards are set by
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. The deal will see essential infrastructure and ground works undertaken on the site, and more import
Councillors have unanimously rejected proposals to allow a greenfield site in Duntocher to be opened up for housing development. West Dunbartonshire Council’s planning committee was directed to approve a Scottish Government ministers recommendation to include the Duntiglennan Fields site into
A new partnership responsible for health and social care provision across West Dunbartonshire will be established on July 1. The West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership Board brings together representatives from the West Dunbartonshire Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and
Housing convener David McBride, vice convener Lawrence O’Neill, representatives of West Dunbartonshire Council, representative of TPAS and members of West Dunbartonshire Tenants and Residents Organisation West Dunbartonshire Council has received an award in recognition of its commitment to involvi
West Dunbartonshire Council has achieved the national housing standard for more than 9,400 of its homes after a successful £81 million investment. The project, which is the largest scale housing investment in the council’s history, included replacing 1,700 bathrooms and 800 kitchens and upgrading
Name and location of development: Central Bellsmyre - three sites at Aitkenbar Drive/Auchenreoch Avenue, Penniecroft Avenue and Whiteford Crescent. Housing Association/Council: West Dunbartonshire Council