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Childminder was double drink limit

A CHILDMINDER who picked up a pupil from primary school while nearly double the drink-drive limit said she was “ashamed and disgusted”.

18 Dec 2014 07:00

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Half of pensioners live in fuel poverty

17 Dec 2014 17:00

Almost half of pensioners in Dumbarton and the Vale are living in fuel poverty, according to a new report.

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Plans for‘high-risk’ gas works on key commuter route

17 Dec 2014 15:00

A high risk’ gas works project is set to begin on the A814 — just two years after Argyll and Bute Council shelled out £225,000 to resurface the road.

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Man raped and assaulted girlfriend at Alexandria home

17 Dec 2014 14:38

A MAN raped his girlfriend in her Vale home after accusing her of having sex with an accident and emergency doctor.

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£795,000 to heat up homes

17 Dec 2014 13:00

DUMBARTON and the Vale is to share in a £795,402 boost from the Scottish government in an effort to make homes warmer.

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Free meals in January

THERE is just one month to go until Primary 1-3 pupils in Dumbarton and the Vale will be entitled to a free school dinner.

Man charged over breach

SSP has started election selection

Santa in town to collect wish-lists

Homeless appeal at Christmas

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Leaked plan reveals Dumbarton could lose police HQ

Police Scotland has been accused of “breathtaking arrogance” over leaked plans to remove its divisional headquarters from Dumbarton.

Meeting held for farmers

Police drive home new alcohol limit

Break-ins not being linked

Dumbarton and Alexandria will be hit by severe weather

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Drink driver told police he had a couple of beers

COPS who spoke to a motorist after watching him drive into a car parking area in Bonhill discovered he had been drinking and was more than twice the legal limit.

Boy (15) charged in connection with Bonhill shop robbery

Fun runs planned to raise foodshare donations

Smith Commission was topic of debate

Question time moved onto Council Tax freeze.

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Successful pool tournament could return to Dumbarton

12 Dec 2014 08:30

SOME of the world’s best pool players might return to Dumbarton next year following the success of the inaugural £16,000-prize pool tournament held at The Dumbuck House Hotel at the weekend.

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Sons swat Wasps as Kane strike earns point

11 Dec 2014 16:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON notched their second win in three games with a 1-0 victory away to Alloa on Saturday, Chris Kane’s strike moving Sons five points clear of the relegation play-off spot

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Gilhaney looking up after Alloa win

11 Dec 2014 10:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON midfielder Mark Gilhaney believes Sons can start to target the teams above them in the table after Saturday’s 1-0 win away to Alloa.

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Sons boss: Losing Kane will be tough

10 Dec 2014 16:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON manager Ian Murray admitted Chris Kane will be a big loss to his team when he returns to St Johnstone in January.

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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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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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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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