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West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has praised volunteers at local radio station Lomond Radio following a visit to their studios at Strathleven House. 


Local MP Martin met with Lomond Radio’s co-founders Alan Caldwell, Paul Lucas and Phil Briscoe at their state-of-the-art broadcast studios in the Vale of Leven to hear about how their community radio project is benefiting West Dunbartonshire. 


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Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce has been given the highest badge of honour for its continuing support of the Armed Forces.

The cost of doing business is in crisis mode and is undermining Scottish business recovery and growth, according to the latest findings from a leading Scottish business survey by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC).

Rising prices of energy, food and raw materials, coupled with labour market insecurity and a tightening of consumer purse strings have shrouded the economy with weaker growth prospects.

More than £5million is being invested across West Dunbartonshire to support those hardest hit by the cost of living crisis. West Dunbartonshire Council is investing the sum as part of an initiative to support families, the elderly, carers, those with additional support needs, vulnerable households and local businesses. The pioneering scheme will see a range of different project ...

A new Chief Executive with a vision of making West Dunbartonshire an even better place to live, work, learn and invest has been announced.

Peter Hessett brings a wealth of local authority experience to the role and a firm commitment to do all he can to support communities through current pressures.

Communities are being urged to get behind their local businesses this Spring as part of the Scotland Loves Local Campaign. Damon Scott, Project Leader & Chief Executive, Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “Our local businesses continue to need the support of local people. Many are still working hard to recover from the impact of COVID and spending locally keeps that ...

Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce it’s joint involvement with the Young Person’s Guarantee. The Young Person’s Guarantee is a joint commitment to provide opportunities for all 16-24 year olds in Scotland through jobs, apprenticeships, further and higher education, training programmes and volunteering. With the support of our local DYW group/local partn ...

With growing energy prices a major concern of all business owners, Chamber Member, Business Utility Refunds, are looking to help small business owners understand these costs and help mitigate them for the future... With 5.5 million businesses in the UK, the effects of increasing energy prices are dramatically affecting a large swathe of the economy. While the energy price cap o ...

The Council is seeking Subcontractors and Specialist Contractors who can provide a high quality repairs and maintenance service together with delivering capital projects. The projects will ensure that all WDC's housing, operational and non-operational properties are well maintained at a reasonable cost, providing value of money, are sustainable and are kept in a good and safe state of repair.