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Dad-to-be wrestled with cops

2 Jul 2015 17:00

A FATHER-to-be who struggled violently with four policemen following a row with his partner has avoided prison.

Knitwear helps pets dress up to the canines

2 Jul 2015 16:30

A Dumbarton grandmother has switched from knitting for her family to making jumpers for man’s best friend.

West Dunbartonshire Council defends use of ‘demoralising’ contracts

2 Jul 2015 16:00

A care home worker has blasted the council’s policy on hiring staff on 0.0 hours contracts – claiming she is doing the same job and getting paid less than fully-contracted counterparts.

Bonhill woman blasted by sheriff for getting so drunk she kicked and punched an empty car ‘for not killing her’

2 Jul 2015 15:30

A Bonhill woman got so drunk she ‘attacked an empty car for not killing her’, Dumbarton Sheriff Court heard last week.

Poorest caught out over TV licences

2 Jul 2015 15:00

FIGURES show 137 people in West Dunbartonshire have been caught out not paying their TV licence last year — but only one person was prosecuted.

Police launch manhunt after woman robbed at gunpoint

2 Jul 2015 13:00

A MANHUNT has been launched after two men – armed with guns – forced their way into a Brucehill home and robbed a woman.

Paedophile escapes jail over image haul

2 Jul 2015 12:30

Appeal after woman sexually assaulted on board evening train

2 Jul 2015 10:00

MP Martin Docherty to dish out pay rise cash to charities and local groups

2 Jul 2015 09:30

Coffee giant game for the High Street

2 Jul 2015 07:30

Appeal after bus windows smashed

1 Jul 2015 17:00

Bridge myth back in the spotlight

1 Jul 2015 16:30

Tributes paid to a real daughter of the Rock

1 Jul 2015 16:00

Tributes to former Cordale chair Isabel

1 Jul 2015 15:30

Sunday service to be cut due to lack of drivers

1 Jul 2015 15:15

Relief road plan moves forward despite ‘risks’

1 Jul 2015 15:00

Pitches decision is ‘no Trojan horse’

1 Jul 2015 12:30

Police crackdown on A82 offending

1 Jul 2015 07:30

Green light for gaelic school travel

30 Jun 2015 17:00

Dumbarton hair salon brings six jobs

30 Jun 2015 16:30

Man arrested following a serious assault in Alexandria

30 Jun 2015 16:00

Supermarkets eye Lomond Galleries

30 Jun 2015 16:00

Man hurled racist abuse at cyclist

30 Jun 2015 15:30

Two men cleared of armed Haldane raid

30 Jun 2015 15:00

Lomondgate hotel expansion plan withdrawn

30 Jun 2015 12:30

Man attacked in Alexandria street

30 Jun 2015 09:30

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Fire fighters take action to prevent house fires

Firefighters across Dumbarton and the Vale will be deployed to protect vulnerable people as part of a nationwide ‘week of action’ aimed at preventing accidental house fires.

£15,000 reward for information on RBS Robbery

Foster carer hits out at West Dunbartonshire Council

Dalmoak house owner appeals to Holyrood over council decision

Plans to open football pitches for the summer


Murdoch is pipped by Jamieson at Tollcross

2 Jul 2015 18:00

BALLOCH swimmer Ross Murdoch was beaten to the 200m breaststroke title at the Scottish National Swimming Championships by fellow Scot Michael Jamieson on Friday night.

Agnew seals Saints move

1 Jul 2015 18:00

FORMER Dumbarton midfielder Scott Agnew last week completed his switch to St Mirren.

Kirkpatrick out to prove his injury hell is over

1 Jul 2015 15:00Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON midfielder Jordan Kirkpatrick has admitted that he has a lot to prove this season after missing much of the last campaign through injury.

Sons midfielder set for full-time switch

19 Jun 2015 15:00Kyle Crawford

MIDFIELDER Scott Agnew last week announced that he will not be taking up Dumbarton’s contract offer for next year and has left the club.

Kirktonhill start the season with a win

19 Jun 2015 12:30

KIRKTONHILL Gent’s got their league season off to the perfect start with convincing 9-0 demolitions over their first two opponents.

Ex-Sons stars find new clubs

18 Jun 2015 15:30Craig Ritchie

Murdoch swims to final in Barcelona

18 Jun 2015 12:30

Farrell: Patience is the key for Sons' transfers

17 Jun 2015 14:17Kyle Crawford

Wrestling showcase hits the Meadow Centre

17 Jun 2015 09:30

Lomond minis continue fine form

13 Jun 2015 17:30

Aitkenbar Primary contest cricket final

12 Jun 2015 16:30

Farrell delighted with new Sons' signings

11 Jun 2015 17:00Kyle Crawford

New Sons are up for the challenge at the Rock

10 Jun 2015 18:30

Murdoch steps up World Championship prep at Mare Nostrum

10 Jun 2015 15:30

Lomond Badminton end season on a high

6 Jun 2015 14:30

Vale batting costs them

6 Jun 2015 12:42

Accies suffer cup final heartache

5 Jun 2015 17:31

St Patricks share point

5 Jun 2015 15:00

Farrell admits turning down Stranraer job for Sons role was difficult

4 Jun 2015 10:00


Gulf study promises dynamic difference

4 Aug 2014 14:22

Imagine a course set in a fascinating cosmopolitan jet set city with a legendary high quality of life - then, perhaps, ask yourself if it really might be possible to pursue a career-launching study course in such an unfamiliar setting.

Indian restaurants in Dubai are well worth exploring

31 Jul 2014 14:40

There's just one major problem facing anyone seeking a leisure break in Dubai, and that is just how to do anything like justice to the dazzling array of possibilities readily available in the space of one too-short break.

Councillor George Black writes for you

11 Jul 2014 14:57

I STARTED my secondary education in 1957.

YOUR LETTERS: Should we help and not deport?

1 Jul 2014 09:30

WITH reference to the articles in last week’s Reporter about the young illegal immigrant convicted for ‘running a sophisticated £100,000 cannabis factory in Dumbarton’, surely I am not the only reader to have some sympathy for this young man?

This week's new music releases

31 Mar 2014 11:30

KEVIN Bryan takes a look at this week's new releases:

What is the future for defence and Faslane?

4 Mar 2014 16:34

Triple glazing: the green solution to Scotland’s Baltic Weather

3 Mar 2014 09:00Gary Farmer

Chewing over the plus points of the Pug

28 Feb 2014 10:19Gary Farmer

Jackie Baillie MSP

25 Feb 2014 09:27

A vote that shapes our nation’s future

13 Feb 2014 12:48

Council leader Martin Rooney

13 Feb 2014 12:33

Council leader Martin Rooney

18 Dec 2013 10:00

Jackie Baillie MSP

22 Nov 2013 14:00

Building on Posties is an act of civic vandalism

22 Nov 2013 10:00

Budget Hudl tablet woos the Christmas shopper

4 Nov 2013 14:52Eddie Embleton

What's On

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30 Apr 2015 13:25

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Why room costs are top of any travel list

18 Dec 2014 14:39

Long haul flights to exotic destinations inevitably don ‘t come cheap, and of course the same goes for luxury cruises - but it seems many of us are budgeting for the wrong expense when it comes to planning most of our travel.

Disney on Ice celebrates its 100th birthday

25 Sep 2014 15:30

HAVING wowed audiences all over the world, Disney On Ice is celebrating 100 Years of Magic.

Diving into Deep Sea adventure

5 Sep 2014 09:30

This is why we’re proud to be offering our readers a special discount for a trip to see this flagship attraction and maritime marvel, with a voucher which will either admit one child completely free (saving £7) when buying an adult ticket, or alternatively admit one adult at 20 per cent off the usual price.

This week's new music releases

14 Jul 2014 13:44

KEVIN Bryan takes a look at this week's new releases:

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