Hat tip MT Rainey
The Helensburgh Scout group will all be taking pictures throughout the year to put together a charity calendar. After giving a brief on life as a photographer in the Royal Navy, Stevie gave some practical lessons to the young Scouts. This involved showing them some tips and tricks using their camera phones and getting them to carry out some tasks together.
I have been covering local government, national government and European government for the past half century almost, and I have never come across such a shambles as West Dunbartonshire Council. They couldn’t run a bath.” And such is their obsession with secrecy, that it wouldn’t raise an eyebrow if they were to suddenly switch their meetings to another hall across the road in Church Street. Don’t ask me which one. That really is a secret and, unlike the Council, its members are quite within their rights to keep it that way.
Dumbarton Castle’s Monument Manager has received an award from his colleagues at the Scottish Thistle Awards. Joseph Sellors, who was promoted to his position at the Castle in 2017, received the Regional Rising Star Award at Òran Mór in Glasgow. He said: “I am delighted to have won the Regional Rising Star award.
Picture by Robert Beacon
Dalmuir Park has been closed in West Dunbartonshire after a man’s body was found in a burn there. Police sealed off Dalmuir Park in Clydebank on Monday morning and are carrying out inquiries.