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Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to have entered a working relationship with Dumbarton Football Club. The new partnership will see the two parties work together to help each other to flourish and work towards achieving their ambitions. Damon Scott, Chief Executive of Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the new partnership: “We are delighted to connect ...

One of Scotland’s foremost business leaders brought the West Dunbartonshire Careers Fortnight (#WDInspire2021) to a close recently. Tim Allan, President of The Scottish Chambers of Commerce, welcomed more than 40 guests to Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce’s Building Bridges Business Breakfast on the final day of the programme - which was put together by partnership working b ...

Creating a campus environment for 300 colleagues Upgrade supports company’s commitment to achieve Net Zero emissions from its own operations by 2030 Installation of EV charging sites will support decarbonisation of Aggreko’s vehicle fleet   Aggreko, global provider of mobile, modular power, temperature control and energy services, has announced an upgrade of its product ...

January grants top-up announced. A significant top-up to the grant support available for hospitality, retail and leisure businesses across Scotland closed by level 4 restrictions will be paid following an announcement by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes. In addition to the grants businesses receive through the Strategic Business Framework Fund, eligible businesses will also ...

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament earlier, the First Minister announced the outcomes of the 2nd review of the COVID-19 Strategic Framework.

  • From this Friday the 20thof November at 6pm, 11 local authority areas in Scotland will be placed into Tier 4 of restrictions including East and West Dunbartonshire.

For the areas going into Tier 4, these measures will be in place from three weeks, as of Friday, and will expire on 11th December.

New and temporary business support funds are being administered by Local Authorities on behalf of the Scottish Government, providing one-off grants to businesses very directly impacted by the restrictions implemented on 9 October 2020.  A COVID-19 Business Closure Fund is available to hospitality and other businesses required to close (except for takeaway) by these new restric ...

A family of dedicated eye health professionals have stayed at their posts throughout the COVID-19 crisis not only to serve their West Dunbartonshire community but also to help key NHS workers carry on the fight against the virus.  Independent family-owned optician Wilkie & Rider, which has two outlets in Alexandria and Dumbarton, has been one of the few firms of eyecare sp ...

Temperature screening smartphones for a safer return to work, leisure and life. Columbus UK is delighted to announce that it is a supplier of the world’s first smartphone with integrated thermal imaging technology. More businesses including hospitality, retail, logistics and manufacturing are using EST (elevated skin temperature) detection as part of their programs to protect ...

The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has been named Conference Hotel of the Year 2020 at the Scottish Hotel Awards. In a night of triple success, the four-star venue also picked up the Reception Team of the Year award with Scott Fraser being named Chef De Partie of the Year. The winners were announced on Facebook on Sunday 25 April after the physical ceremony had to be cancell ...

For most, using a pedestrian crossing is a simple process. Approach the crossing, press the button, wait for the signal and cross the road. But for people with mobility or visual impairments these crossings can be much more of a challenge and their use can be a cause of real anxiety. Over 10% of the UK population (approximately 6.5 million) have mobility impairments that could ...