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Dunbartonshire and Argyll & Bute

Magic Scales - and author Paul Murdoch

How one author set out to change perceptions of asthma through stories

“At four years old I remember rolling down a grassy hill on a summer’s day. ...

By Mary Irvine, The Clydesider

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Tigh-Dearg

Provost ‘horrified’ by Argyll and Bute Council’s poor road maintenance

Long-awaited flood prevention works in Kilcreggan now look set to be finished two months late, ...

By Julian Calvert, Lochside Press

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Photo of Hedgehog Resting on Person's Hand

Hogwatch Dumbarton: providing lifesaving care for hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers in the UK have dropped from an estimated 30 million in 1950 to ...

By Katie Kennedy

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Person Signing Document Paper

Bank closures in Islay create concerns in community of being left behind

The recently announced impending closure of the Shore Street, Bowmore branch of the Bank of ...

By The Ileach

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The preferred ‘option 4A’ for Kilcreggan Harbour

£9.6m Kilcreggan Harbour plan rejected by almost 75 percent

£9.6m plans for ‘Kilcreggan Harbour’ were rejected by nearly three-quarters of the people who took ...

By Julian Calvert, Lochside Press

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Faslane on the Gareloch, seen from the Peaton Hill

The Secret Seven – a few things that public servants in Argyll and Bute kept private in 2023

The start of year is always a time for lists, so as 2024 begins, we’re ...

By The Lochside Press

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A panel of The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry with stitchers in Islay

Stitching the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands

Some of the beauties and spirit of Islay and Jura have been captured for posterity ...

By Carolyn Ferguson, The Illeach

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Food bank use in West Dunbartonshire | Photo by Caroline Finn

Scotland communities rally to support increasing number of people requiring food assistance

The Trussell Trust charity recently revealed that they had distributed 128,490 emergency food parcels in ...

By The Scottish Beacon Reporters

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Argyll and Bute: Historic Kilcreggan pier document safeguarded

The original designs for the first pier in Argyll and Bute village Kilcreggan have been ...

By The Lochside Press

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Helping hands: enriching Clydebank communities through positive initiatives

Life can sometimes feel filled with tragedy. So, it takes a special kind of person ...

By Angela Clark, Clydesider

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In Clyde, Deputy Prime Minister welcomes Royal Navy submarine home after its longest patrol

Scores of family members arrived in four buses at Cove Sailing Club to wave and ...

By The Lochside Press

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Lorna Slater sees £1.5m plan for Tarbet on Loch Lomond

A masterplan has been developed for the popular picnic site beside Loch Lomond to alleviate ...

By The Lochside Press

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