By Bill Heaney Dumbarton and Lomond MSP Jackie Baillie has been a busy woman in the Scottish Parliament this week. The MSP called on the Scottish Government to fill the £22 million gap in EU funding, highlighting the fact that millions of pounds of European funding could be withdrawn from voluntary organisations and local authorities. … More BUSY BEE BAILLIE MAKES HER VOICE HEARD AT HOLYROOD
Muriel Gray steps down from Glasgow School of Art post Muriel Gray gave evidence to Holyrood’s culture committee last year By Democrat reporter BBC Scotland is reporting that Glasgow School of Art chairwoman Muriel Gray has temporarily stepped down from her role almost a year after fire engulfed the Mackintosh building. The renowned art school … More GRAY STEPS DOWN FOR PERSONAL AND FAMILY REASONS
A WEE LOOK BACK 54 is at 1.30pm on Wednesday 12th June in the Concord Centre, Dumbarton. The programme features films on Dumbarton, Donegal, Holland amongst other places. Admission £2 to include tea and buns at the interval. This is the last WEE LOOK BACK of the current season. All welcome.
Council offers FREE driving lessons if you pass the mock theory test By Democrat reporter West Dunbartonshire Council is offering young people free driving lessons for the sixth year in a row as part of a commitment to improving employability. The Support to Drive scheme, part of Working4U, offers funding for lessons and a practical … More DRIVING LICENCE COULD BE YOURS SOON