Naval Base on red alert. Tehran will not be happy with the foreign secretary’s announcement of the UK’s bid to form a European-led maritime force. … More NAVY MOVES IN AS TENSIONS RISE IN THE GULF
Scotland now has its very first virtual consultation clinic for patients receiving respiratory physiotherapy.
The remote video consultations mean people in North East Glasgow can now ‘attend’ appointments online rather than attend hospital clinics.
… More PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT CAN BE HAD ON-LINE
A world-wide cancer trial involving the Beatson in Glasgow is bringing hope to patients who would once have been considered incurable. … More BEATSON TRIAL BRINGS HOPE FOR CANCER PATIENTS
Dumbarton, Helensburgh and Lomond MSP, Jackie Baillie, has called for a renewed commitment to improve Out of Hours services at the Vale of Leven hospital. … More OUT OF HOURS CLOSURES TOTALS 35 OVER 3 MONTHS
Depute Provost Karen Conaghan said: “We are very proud and honoured to be hosting the Scottish Pipe Band Championships in West Dunbartonshire for the 20th year, it’s a real celebration of tradition. … More PIPE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS AT LEVENGROVE
STV News is reporting that campaigners are calling for an urgent investigation into Scottish salmon farms to prevent a “summer surge of deaths”. … More SERIOUS WELFARE ABUSE REPORTS AT SALMON FARMS
One furious angler told The Democrat: “For the past 60 years at least, the River Leven east bank fishing has been accessed by anglers using the signposted public right of way from Broadmeadow. … More DON’T FENCE US OUT, LEVEN ANGLERS TELL COUNCIL
Currently around 6,800 people work at the site with numbers expected to rise to approximately 8,200 over the next few years as the base transforms into the home of the entire UK Submarine Service and the Submarine Centre of Specialisation. … More BASE BIDS FAREWELL TO CAPTAIN HMS NEPTUNE
“Because, as the ongoing allegations of impropriety show, they’re unaccountable, untouchable and don’t give a toss for the people who pay their wages.” … More COUNCIL ATTACKED FOR ATTITUDE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
Broadmeadow Industrial Estate in Dumbarton, which has been a target for wilful fire raising. Picture by Bill Heaney … More BROADMEADOW FIRES