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Bin lorry driver will 'not face criminal charges'

5 Mar 2015 17:00

There will be no criminal charges as a result of the Glasgow bin lorry crash which claimed the lives of three members of a Dumbarton family.

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Info event on council move plan

5 Mar 2015 12:30

A second consultation event on West Dunbartonshire Council’s planned office move into Dumbarton town centre will be held this week.

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Pet owner fined for 'unthinkable' neglect

5 Mar 2015 08:30

A woman has been banned from keeping animals for five years after admitting failing to get vet treatment for her dogs.

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Threatening outburst during first aid help

4 Mar 2015 16:30

A DUMBARTON man made drunken threats to members of the public as medical staff tried to treat him.

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Lollipop man asks council to reconsider high five ban as 10,000 signature petition handed in

4 Mar 2015 16:20

The petition of over 10,000 signatures to save the high fives of a Bellsmyre lollipop man was handed into West Dunbartonshire Council today, backed by the man himself.

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Youth charity cashes in

Vale charity Tullochan has received a £10,000 funding boost. The cash from the Big Lottery Fund’s Investing in Idea programme will go towards recruiting a development manager to lead a new transitions service.

Mum told to wait in pain for 15 hours

Waiting times to go public

Unemployment rates fall to record lows

Happy lollipop man faces High five ban

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Politicians oppose trade deal amid privatisation fears

Labour and SNP politicians in West Dunbartonshire have banded together to oppose a controversial trade deal which they fear threatens the NHS.

Let’s look at dram unfair tax

Doyle promises to fight for area

NHS funding divides MSPs at budget

Parent power forces U-turn

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Sons captain Andy Graham's column

5 Mar 2015 17:30

WELL what a week that was. My run of 82 consecutive appearances for Dumbarton came to an end but in the best possible way.

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Murray: Kirkpatrick return date unknown

4 Mar 2015 18:30 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON manager Ian Murray admits that he is unsure when midfielder Jordan Kirkpatrick will return from injury.

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A point gained for Sons in poor Queens match

4 Mar 2015 15:25 • Kyle Crawford

DUMBARTON put a point on the board for just the second time this year after a hard fought stalemate with Queen of the South at the Rock on Saturday.

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Local bowlers claim national under-25s title

1 Mar 2015 12:30

SCOTLAND’S junior men side made history last week by winning all of their 12 matches in the British Isles Indoor Bowls Council under-25 internationals en route to picking up the title.

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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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