By Amanda Eleftheriades, Editor Every year billions of pounds of benefits which should be helping people on the lowest incomes, goes unclaimed. In 2020 the online benefits calculator service, entitledto, estimated a staggering +£15billion a year was not being … [Read more...] about Claim What’s Yours Campaign
By Amanda Eleftheriades Climbing four flights of stairs used to be all in a day’s work for Cath, a paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service. But 18 months after falling ill with Covid-19 she can barely manage one flight without becoming breathless. Both Cath* and … [Read more...] about Life Changer
Where were you born/brought up? I was born and brought up in Bonhill in 1936. I went to Bonhill Primary and then the Vale of Leven Academy. I then attended the West of Scotland Commercial College in Glasgow. I married a local man and we had three children. When did you … [Read more...] about ‘Gie me a word’ – Mary Irvine interviews debut author Evelyn Lawrie
Words & Photo by James C. Duncan With its unique call, dashing black eyestripe and unusual agility, the little nuthatch is a sight to behold! February is a good month to find a nuthatch, as they are noisy at this time of year and the trees are bare. The south avenue, … [Read more...] about Walk This Way: The Nuthatch – A Sight to Behold
Words & photos By Jenny Watson One of my favourite local places for good food is the Pavillion Café in Levengrove Park, Dumbarton. Enjoying wholesome, tasty treats in a vibrant setting helps me relax and be thankful for living in such a beautiful part of the world. On … [Read more...] about Where’s Good for Food?