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Dunbartonshire and Argyll & Bute

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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£418,000 project to revamp homes for Ukrainian refugees in Helensburgh

Empty homes in Helensburgh are being brought back into use for Ukrainian refugees. The 24 ...

By The Lochside Press

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Argyll and Bute: Minister of Defence historic buildings are still empty, despite the housing emergency

Historic houses owned by the Ministry of Defence are still standing empty – despite a ...

By The Lochside Press

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Clydesider as we explore the old Coffin Road that winds up and over the hill between Balloch and Helensburgh

Watch: Take a minute – The Old Coffin Road

Long ago, when someone passed away in the Vale of Leven, their relatives and friends ...

By The Clydesider

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Lynn Cleal was awarded OBE for her work as chair of the St John Scotland Public Access Defibrillator Scheme, which was inspired by the Garelochhead and Rosneath Peninsula group.

How a group of residents became lifesavers for one peninsula

When ambulance cover for a community in Argyll and Bute was cut back, a group ...

By Julian Calvert, The Lochside Press

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Wheelchair users in front of the event building

Red Ramp Nights: An entertainment event programme specially designed for wheelchair users

A local charity has created an entertainment event programme specially designed for wheelchair users – ...

By Angela Clark, Clydesider

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