By Jenny Watson Photos by Robert Wilson Tackling poverty is a community effort in West Dunbartonshire. Yet much of this work gets little publicity. Community groups, charities, social enterprises, faith-based organisations and (extra)ordinary folk are busy working away … [Read more...] about Focus on Change WD
By Todd Sharkey A local mother and daughter put the fun into fundraising with their annual charity Big Night Oot last week. The Flutterby FUNdraisers returned to the Erskine Hotel decked in their finest clothes, to laugh, dance and raise money for medical research into a cure … [Read more...] about A Big Night Oot for a Big Cause
By Jenny Watson Faced with barriers and adversity in life, we sometimes chose the option of hiding and avoiding. Not Cameron Russell. A few years ago, he struggled with starting a new school and it impacted his mental wellbeing. Until a teacher recognised Cameron’s … [Read more...] about Champion Gardener
By Angela Clark A cook book created by people who had been homeless aims to encourage healthier eating and improve cooking skills. The venture saw staff, residents and former service users of Blue Triangle’s homeless accommodation Clydebank work together to create a cook … [Read more...] about Recipes for Living
By Charlie Eleftheriades-Sherry Local school kids, volunteers and students from Glasgow University, joined archaeologist Kenny Brophy and his team to carry out a community excavation in Auchnacraig woods, Faifley this summer. They were in search of prehistoric rock art which … [Read more...] about Faifley Rocks!