West Dunbartonshire Council

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Community groups are being invited to bid for up to £5,000 to help transform their local area as part of West Dunbartonshire Council’s Community Budgeting initiative. There has already been significant investment in a broad range of community-led projects across West Dunbartonshire as part of thr

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The housing development team at West Dunbartonshire Council have been nominated for three awards for the work they are doing in the area. The team’s commitment to involving tenants and service users has been highlighted for the third year in a row at the TPAS (Scotland) National Good Practice Awar

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West Dunbartonshire residents are being urged to use a range of council supports to make sure they are prepared for the arrival of Universal Credit next month. The new system, brought in by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), means housing benefit, income support, income-based job seekers al

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(from left) Karen Shaw (business development manager at CCG), John Kerr (West Dunbartonshire Council’s housing development and homeless manager), Cllr Diane Docherty, convener of housing and communities, Calum Murray (director at CCG), and Cllr Caroline McAllister, vice convener of housing and com

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Staff at a homeless project have been praised for helping residents recover from drug and alcohol addictions and get back on their feet. Officers from the Care Inspectorate carried out an unannounced inspection at the block in Ashton View, Dumbarton last month.

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An innovative housing scheme to support young people as they leave care has been nominated for an award. The Leaving Care Housing Protocol scheme means youngsters who have been looked after by West Dunbartonshire Council are provided with additional support and secure tenancies when they become old

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West Dunbartonshire Council’s building services team has achieved a quality standard for their work across the area’s homes. The International Standard EN ISO 9001:2015 was awarded after audits were conducted at sites in Clydebank, Dumbarton, Alexandria and Bonhill earlier this year.

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Improvements to housing and homelessness services across West Dunbartonshire Council have been recognised by the Scottish Housing Regulator. The body described the council as a “self-aware” organisation and as a result of the progress made, the service will no longer face scrutiny from the regul

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Fifteen victims of domestic abuse have come forward to request help from West Dunbartonshire Council in the first weeks of a groundbreaking new initiative. Launched in partnership with Police Scotland, Women’s Aid and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), the No Home for Dome

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Kevin Stewart MSP unveils a plaque commemorating the development at La Scala Apartments, Graham Avenue Minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart, visited Clydebank this week to officially open new social housing developments by West Dunbartonshire Council and Clydebank Housi

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West Dunbartonshire Council has become the first social landlord in Scotland to introduce a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse within its properties. The local authority has introduced measures which will ensure victims have immediate access to practical help and specialist legal assistance and

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Young people who were previously in care are set to benefit from increased support for moving into their first home. West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and West Dunbartonshire Council’s housing team have jointly developed a Leaving Care Housing Protocol outlining the o

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