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Police stop to help lost Balloch motorist and find drugs, court hears

4 Sep 2015 17:00

Police stopped to help a lost motorist in Balloch and found the driver was carrying class A drugs, a court heard last week.

Disruption as Clydebank Crematorium closed for refurbishment

4 Sep 2015 16:45

Clydebank Crematorium will be shut until September 7 as part of a £1.5 million refurbishment.

Woman attacked outside a Dumbarton pub

4 Sep 2015 16:30

A man who assaulted a woman after an incident in a Dumbarton pub has been fined £500.

Dumbarton police lead search for missing Helensburgh woman Karen Harvey

4 Sep 2015 16:22

A police helicopter has been launched in the search for a vulnerable missing woman last seen heading towards Cardross.

West Dunbartonshire Epilepsy group reaches out to new members

4 Sep 2015 16:15

An epilepsy awareness group in Balloch has recently been awarded charitable status and now wants to reach out and help more people across the region.

Neighbours object to Dumbarton mansion

4 Sep 2015 16:00

AN EIGHT-bedroom house with indoor swimming pool and attached three-bedroom annex is in keeping with other houses situated on a Dumbarton lane, planners argued at a public hearing.

Renton's Central Bar stars in Whisky Galore! film remake

4 Sep 2015 15:30

MSPs Jackie Baillie and Shona Robison lock horns over Vale of Leven Hospital funding

4 Sep 2015 15:00

Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter Pet Idol 2015 winner announced

4 Sep 2015 12:00

Haldane boy pulled from school over support concerns

4 Sep 2015 07:30

Dumbarton woman told neighbour 'I will get you' in drunken rage

3 Sep 2015 17:00

Police crackdown on speeding drivers at Dumbarton and Vale schools

3 Sep 2015 16:30

Red Ensign flies over Dumbarton to mark Merchant Navy Day.

3 Sep 2015 15:30

Bonhill photographer seeks public votes to help win BBC Countryfile competition

3 Sep 2015 14:45

Thousands head to the Loch for the Great Scottish Swim

3 Sep 2015 14:30

New police appeal for missing man last seen in Alexandria

3 Sep 2015 12:00

Charity appeals for foster parents in West Dunbartonshire

3 Sep 2015 07:30

Three teenage girls reported for Alexandria care home fire

2 Sep 2015 16:30

Kinship carers win additional funding but vow to fight on

2 Sep 2015 16:00

Vale thug stabs man through the cheek at house party

2 Sep 2015 15:30

Pop-up shops to give new lease of life to Artizan Centre

2 Sep 2015 12:30

Housing association seeks to build 50 new homes in Bonhill

2 Sep 2015 07:30

Slimmer Louise is Alexandria woman of the year

1 Sep 2015 17:00

Police issue warning after bus window is broken by stone

1 Sep 2015 16:30

Dumbuck Quarry decision is appealed

1 Sep 2015 16:00

CHAS Robin House set for £1.5m expansion bid

1 Sep 2015 15:30

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Maid of the Loch team’s steam dream nears reality

CAMPAIGNERS who have worked tirelessly for more than 20 years to restore a Loch Lomond paddle steamer to its former glory are still pinching themselves after securing a huge grant to help fund the £5.5 million project.

Scotland headed for huge invasion of jellyfish, swimmers given health warning

Luss daredevil forced to Uturn as rally car catches fire

Bungling Balloch robber recognised by his boss trying to rob where he works

Cardross Church welcomes new minister


St Pats are denied by late leveller

4 Sep 2015 18:30

ST Patrick's FP were denied their first league win of the season after late controversy led to an Eastfield equaliser on Saturday.

Graham: I’m gutted Sons stay had to end this way

3 Sep 2015 17:30Kyle Crawford

AS he clapped the fans on his way off the pitch following Dumbarton’s 2-0 defeat to Queen of the South, he knew what none of the Sons’ faithful knew, this would be the last time they would see Andy Graham in Dumbarton colours.

New faces delight Dumbarton boss Aitken

2 Sep 2015 19:30Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON manager Stevie Aitken is delighted to have clinched the signatures of Frazer Wright and Steven Ross last week as the deals look likely to end Sons’ recruitment until January.

Bairns opening salvo stuns Sons

2 Sep 2015 17:30Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON’S sluggish start cost them dear at the Falkirk Stadium on Friday night as the Bairns picked up a 2-1 victory.

New season gets started at Lomond Badminton Club

30 Aug 2015 19:30

THE wait is almost over for Lomond Badminton Club’s players as the 2015/16 season gets set to get under way.

Autumn coaching programme gets under way at Kirktohill Tennis Club

29 Aug 2015 17:00

Sons youth supremo can’t wait to get going

28 Aug 2015 17:30

Part-time is no step down for veteran keeper Brown

27 Aug 2015 17:30

Queens put a halt to Sons’ perfect start

26 Aug 2015 18:45

Dumbarton boss: Cup defeat is our own fault

26 Aug 2015 16:00Kyle Crawford

Sons manager staying positive despite Queens loss

26 Aug 2015 15:30

Loch Lomond Rugby Club claim shield at Clydebank tournament

23 Aug 2015 18:30

Dumbarton Golf Club sees excellent scores in recent competitions

22 Aug 2015 12:30

Breath of fresh air at Millburn Park

21 Aug 2015 18:00

Farrell: Sons have set the benchmark for the season

21 Aug 2015 13:30

Dumbarton can shock league with play-off challenge

20 Aug 2015 18:00Kyle Crawford

Aitken: Early wins show we can be a force in the Championship

20 Aug 2015 13:30Kyle Crawford

Saints boss Murray concedes his side were second best to Dumbarton

19 Aug 2015 19:30

Sons stun Murray’s Saints: Full match report from Dumbarton's 2-1 win over St Mirren

19 Aug 2015 17:30Kyle Crawford


Dumbarton Reporter - Letters

23 Jul 2015 16:00

The poisoning of beech trees on the island of Inchtavannach on Loch Lomond does seem to have been very ill-considered and is indeed, to quote Sir Malcolm Colquhoun, ‘an act of wanton vandalism and a blight on the landscape’.

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

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

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Jackie Baillie MSP

22 Nov 2013 14:00

Building on Posties is an act of civic vandalism

22 Nov 2013 10:00

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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.

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14 Jul 2014 13:44

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