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Dumbarton man jailed for attack that left tot brain damaged

31 Mar 2015 15:30

A DUMBARTON man who inflicted 'catastrophic' injuries on a six-week-old baby girl has been jailed for seven and a half years today (Tuesday).

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Politicians vow to tackle poverty in Dumbarton and the Vale

31 Mar 2015 07:30

Politicians in the area have vowed to tackle poverty if elected in May.

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Police launch doorstep crime crackdown

30 Mar 2015 17:00

Police launched a crackdown on bogus callers this week after a woman in her 80s in Renton was targeted by a fraudulent repair man.

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Tibetan lama to speak in Dumbarton

30 Mar 2015 15:00

A Buddhist monk who fled persecution in his homeland and helped run Scotland's first Tibetan Buddhist monastery is giving a talk in Dumbarton.

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Name chosen for combined Bonhill schools

30 Mar 2015 14:00

The current St Ronan’s Primary School building in Bonhill will be renamed Lennox Primary, it has been announced.

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‘Killjoys’ force Easter sports camp move

Parents in Dumbarton say children are being denied use of new sports facilities for a large football event because of ‘killjoy’ neighbours and unclear council planning guidelines.

Plans for 23 home Balloch development

Council offers free driving lessons to help young people get jobs

Swinney labels council budget 'deceitful'

£6.5m LED lighting leaves streets in dark

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Vale abuser's 'junkie' tirade

A Vale labourer — released early from a jail sentence for assaulting his girlfriend — accused a sheriff of ‘only giving junkies a second chance’ as he was sent back to prison for threatening to wreck his ex’s home.

First Vale wind turbine set to be approved

Faslane jobs ‘safe’ amid cuts

Drug raid targeted dealers

Critics call reforms 'attack on welfare

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Accies draw at Bearsden

28 Mar 2015 14:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON Academy will reflect on Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Bearsden as two points dropped after controlling the match for long periods.

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Glasgow 2014 swimmer Lamont reveals reasons behind retirement

27 Mar 2015 18:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON swimmer Rory Lamont admits the decision to hang up his goggles was not a difficult one — the Glasgow 2014 star recently retired having struggled with a long standing shoulder problem for months.

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Easton: We won't ease off after Livi win

26 Mar 2015 19:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON midfielder Dylan Easton insists Sons still have plenty to play for this season despite all but securing their place in next year’s SPFL Championship with a 2-1 win at Livingston on Saturday.

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Gaz and Aggy impress Sons boss

26 Mar 2015 17:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON manager Ian Murray hailed the goals from Scott Agnew and Garry Fleming in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Livingston as ‘exceptional’ after the tie.

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Gulf study promises dynamic difference

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.

4 Aug 2014 14:22

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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.

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Councillor George Black writes for you

11 Jul 2014 14:57

I STARTED my secondary education in 1957.

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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?

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Why room costs are top of any travel list

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.

18 Dec 2014 14:39

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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.

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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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