Get ready folks as this Saturday is the Big Christmas Glasgow Table Top Sale at Dumbarton Masonic Hall 18 Church Street, Dumbarton G82 1QQ Phone: 07960 990 104. We are fully booked out with stalls selling Bric and Brac, Xmas toys, Arts and Crafts, Books, CDs, Toys, Clothing, Unwanted House items old and new, Tombola raffle and loads more. We will also be serving hot food tea coffee cake. Doors open at the front entrance from 11.45am to 2pm last entrance Only £1 Entry. All community related adverts go FREE in The Democrat.
The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre is receiving praise for providing a ‘home from home’ which allows relatives to stay close to their loved ones.
Jackie Baillie MSP has written to Alex Hynes, the Managing Director of Scotrail/Abellio to express her anger about the cancellation of a number of morning services which run between Dumbarton East and Balloch.
The virus is becoming more prevalent across the whole of Scotland over the last few weeks which has resulted in an increased incidence in some of our wards.
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;
Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;
To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-treesTo
One of the schools where charges are imposed is Dumbarton Academy – the only school in West Dunbartonshire where pupils have to stump up for the materials they use. Our Lady and St Patrick’s in Bellsmyre doesn’t – because it was built in an area of deprivation – but Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh does.