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  Encyclopedia: East Dunbartonshire
East Dunbartonshire (Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Ear in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary authority areas in Scotland.
West Dunbartonshire (Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Iar in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary authority areas in Scotland.
Dunbartonshire is one of the Traditional counties of Scotland, in that part of the country formerly called Lennox (which was a title of nobility).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/East-Dunbartonshire   (1346 words)

 West Dunbartonshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bordering onto Argyll and Bute, Stirling, East Dunbartonshire, the City of Glasgow, and Renfrewshire, it incorporates most of the old Dumbarton District Council and Clydebank District Council areas (indeed, the authority was initially called Dumbarton and Clydebank before the name was changed to West Dunbartonshire).
Note that the town is spelt Dumbarton (with an 'm'), but the region and traditional county are known as Dunbartonshire (with an 'n').
West Dunbartonshire is administered from Dumbarton, although Clydebank is the largest town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Dunbartonshire   (173 words)

 Dunbartonshire -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Dunbartonshire is one of the (Click link for more info and facts about Traditional counties of Scotland) Traditional counties of Scotland, in that part of the country formerly called Lennox (which was a title of nobility).
The justification was that that Dumbarton derives from the (Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland) Gaelic Dunbritton, but the town stuck with the name Dumbarton, and some people continued to refer to the county as Dumbartonshire.
The name Dunbartonshire is retained as a (Click link for more info and facts about Lieutenancy Area) Lieutenancy Area.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/D/Du/Dunbartonshire.htm   (202 words)

 West Dunbartonshire --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It extends north to the shore of Loch Lomond, Scotland's largest lake, and encompasses an area of lowlands surrounding the Kilpatrick Hills, which stand in the centre of the council area.
It comprises two sections: the main body of the county in the west, extending along the north bank of the River Clyde from the outskirts of Glasgow to Loch Long, and a smaller detached area in the east surrounding the towns of Kirkintilloch and Cumbernauld.
East Dunbartonshire's largest towns, Bearsden and Milngavie in the southwest and Kirkintilloch in the southeast, lie within the historic county of Dunbartonshire.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9031428?tocId=9031428   (948 words)

 Dunbartonshire on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
CYBORG SYSTEMS: West Dunbartonshire Council reaffirms commitment to Cyborg.
West Dunbartonshire Council chooses CSI Product Group as long term technology partner; CSI to support and maintain Cyborg payroll at West Dunbartonshire.
West Dunbartonshire Council's star workers John Lennon, Oliver Reed, James Dean, Michael Jackson and Dave Clark (Sorry, Jimmy Logan and Marilyn Monroe had the day off).(The Judge)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-D1unbartshr.asp   (260 words)

 Scotsys: News & Events > East Dunbartonshire Council Training Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
East Dunbartonshire Council has adopted an authority approach to generic skills training and are working in partnership with Scotsys to achieve this.
A condition of successful integration of ICT across the curriculum is a high level of confidence amongst staff in schools in the use of ICT in the classroom.
To this end, East Dunbartonshire Council have been working with Scotsys to provide a number of CPD approved courses for all staff ie teachers and support staff, in schools across the authority.
www.scotsys.co.uk /news.asp?id=156   (367 words)

 Arts and Culture - West Dunbartonshire
West Dunbartonshire Arts Council promotes the development of the arts in the local area by advising and assisting in the encouragement of arts clubs, groups and individuals.
West Dunbartonshire Heritage Ltd is a charitable organisation established to promote and celebrate the fascinating cultural heritage of West Dunbartonshire.
West Dunbartonshire Council is proud to be celebrating the 60th anniversary of VE Day with a series or cultural events, part of the Their Past Your Future initiative.
www.kilbowie.w-dunbarton.sch.uk /culture/home.asp?r=21286   (702 words)

 Springboard UK
Springboard Dunbartonshire is a member of the Employability Hospitality and Tourism Alliance and shares an ambition with fellow members for the development of tourism, hospitality and leisure within the region.
Springboard Dunbartonshire is working in partnership with West Dunbartonshire Council and the Employability Hospitality and Tourism Alliance to help develop a two-year vocational programme in tourism to be offered to secondary school pupils as a sister option to the hospitality programme currently being piloted by Clydebank College.
Young people within Dunbartonshire will have a unique opportunity to prepare in a cohesive and structured way to join our industry (currently this opportunity does not exist anywhere in Scotland -Dunbartonshire will be leading the way).
www.springboarduk.org.uk /regional/scotland/dunbshire.asp   (1068 words)

 Business Info - West Dunbartonshire
West Dunbartonshire Lift Off Fund offers grant assistance to local unemployed individuals to enhance their employment opportunities.
The aim of NEAT is to increase the number of vocational traineeships for young people within West Dunbartonshire.
A grant of up to £1,000 is available to applicants of 31 years of age and over who wish to start up their own business.
www.bellsmyre.com /business/DisplayArticle.asp?ID=1651   (382 words)

 GENUKI: Dunbartonshire
To link to a parish map of Dunbartonshire with links to parish pages, please click here.
If you are researching any families in Dunbartonshire, please consider submitting details to this new list.
Follow-up works to this were the New Statistical Account (also known as the Second Statistical Account) which was prepared in the 1830s and 1840s; and more recently the Third Statistical Account which has been prepared since the Second World War.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/sct/DNB   (788 words)

 Dunbartonshire Business Directory - West Dunbartonshire
Lying to the north and west of Glasgow and covering an area of 250 sq.
Dunbartonshire is an area of great contrasts where the 233,240 population is
The principal goal of the partners in the Dunbartonshire Economic Forum is to
www.kilbowie.w-dunbarton.sch.uk /businessdirectory/home.asp?r=1229   (172 words)

East Dunbartonshire Council have been working in partnership with British Waterways, Scottish Enterprise Dunbartonshire, the private and voluntary sectors to ensure that the benefits are maximised locally.
Since the canal was re-opened on 27 May 2001 you have been able to sail from Clydebank to Twechar under refurbished fixed bridges and opening bridges at Hillhead and Twechar.
The plan is a partnership document prepared by East Dunbartonshire Council, British Waterways and Scottish Enterprise Dunbartonshire, which sets out a range of integrated projects and actions which we hope to see implemented over the next 5 - 10 years.
www.edtc.co.uk /canal.html   (643 words)

 Jobcentre Plus - Lanarkshire & East Dunbartonshire
Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire District is a large district in Scotland, covering North and South Lanarkshire as well as East Dunbartonshire.
Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire District are confident of progressing this programme within the timescales indicated.
Strategic partnerships are those which affect Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire District as a whole and the local partnerships are those which local Jobcentre Plus managers maintain in order to meet the needs of the specific geographical community.
www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk /cms.asp?Page=/Home/Partners/RegionalBusinessCommunity/Scotland/2540   (751 words)

 Connected - Previous Issues - Connected 2 - Infrastructure - 'Get Learning' in Dunbartonshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
When Clydebank College and Scottish Enterprise Dunbartonshire secured ERDF funding to establish a broadband telecommunications network it was not expected that this initial collaboration would lead so quickly to the formation of a market leading and pioneering initiative that brings education and training to the learner at home, in the workplace, and in the community.
It is through this demand-led provision that Dunbartonshire and Argyll & Bute will become vibrant and prosperous learning communities.
National initiatives have ensured that public funds are available to develop individuals in their communities and Get Learning will ensure that Dunbartonshire and Argyll & Bute benefit to the greatest extent from these opportunities.
www.ltscotland.org.uk /connected/connected2/infrastructure/getlearning.asp   (488 words)

 IWP - Project Activity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This Home Care Service in West Dunbartonshire aims to provide domiciliary support to individuals with mental health problems, with priority being given to those whose problems are severe and enduring.
The development work has been carried out collaboratively between West Dunbartonshire Council and Greater Glasgow Health Board and responds to the need to have a clearer understanding of the role of nursing and residential care in the context of shifting the balance of care from hospital based to community based.
In response representatives from health and social work in West Dunbartonshire formed a group to ensure that individuals who were already known to district nurses for bathing would be able to have their bath aids supplied by district nurses and not have to be referred to social work for assessment and provision of bath aids.
www.icd.org.uk /iwp/iwp_init_hb_greater_glasgow.html   (1777 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:United Kingdom:Scotland:West Dunbartonshire
West Dunbartonshire, named after the county town, Dumbarton, (note the difference in spelling of the town and the county) is a small county in Scotland with a large tourist infrastructure.
It is sometimes known as "The Gateway to the Highlands".
The southern shore of Loch Lomond, the UK's largest loch (lake) is in West Dunbartonshire, at Balloch, one of the main tourist centres.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Scotland/West_Dunbartonshire/desc.html   (355 words)

 East Dunbartonshire Volunteers Praised by Jo (Jo Swinson)
Jo praised East Dunbartonshire's 'culture of volunteering' in her speech at Milngavie Town Hall on Wednesday evening.
The Volunteer Centre East Dunbartonshire is the glue that binds East Dunbartonshire's volunteering services together.
The Volunteer Centre East Dunbartonshire is one of a national network of over 50 volunteer centres, which recruit and match volunteers to volunteering opportunities.
joswinson.org.uk /story.php?id=187   (483 words)

 Press Release - £13 million housing investment in Dunbartonshire (29th March 2000)
Ewan Johnston, Managing Director for Scottish Homes in Glasgow and North Clyde, said: “ In Dunbartonshire and in Glasgow we are targeting our funding mainly at the places which have been recognised by the Government as most in need — the Social Inclusion Partnership areas.
A key priority is the development of a long-term housing strategy for West Dunbartonshire which is progressing well.
The regeneration of Renton has reached an important stage, and the agency is working well with West Dunbartonshire Council, Dunbartonshire Enterprise, Cordale Housing Association and the local community to develop a strategy to recreate the village centre.
www.scot-homes.gov.uk /news/press558.html   (606 words)

 West Dunbartonshire Partnership Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
West Dunbartonshire is currently integrating the Social Inclusion Partnership and Community Planning Partnerships to create a new Partnership which will provide a co-ordinated approach to regeneration locally.
We are seeking someone who is a first-class communicator, has sound practical knowledge of this sector and is highly motivated to undertake this exciting challenge.
The key purpose of this post is to ensure the integration of key economic plans and strategies which impact on West Dunbartonshire and ensure their overall fit within the Community Plan.
www.westdp.co.uk /jobs/openings.htm   (381 words)

 National Deaf Children's Society - Dunbartonshire DCS homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The group was started in 1986 by parents of deaf children in the area and an educational psychologist who was supporting their children.
The group covers the areas East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire (the 'old' county of Dunbartonshire).
The aims and objectives of Dunbartonshire Deaf Children's Association are:
www.ndcs.org.uk /ndcs_network/local_groups/scotland/dunbartonshire_dcs   (155 words)

 Jim Wallace visits East Dunbartonshire to boost Jo's campaign (Jo Swinson)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Jim and Jo met with staff from East Dunbartonshire Council, EDET and the Kirkintilloch Learning Centre to hear more about the impact the Learning Centre has had, and future plans for regeneration in Kirkintilloch as part of Kirkinitlloch's Initiative.
Jim, who is the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Deputy First Minister, was making the trip because East Dunbartonshire is a top target seat that the Liberal Democrats are looking to win at the forthcoming General Election.
Here in East Dunbartonshire the Liberal Democrats have a strong chance of beating Labour at the General Election.
www.joswinson.org.uk /news/86.html   (489 words)

Lennoxtown is situated at the gateway to the Campsie Hills and has a fast growing population.
The East Dunbartonshire Town Centres Website has been produced to give you information about the five main town centres in East Dunbartonshire: Bearsden, Bishopbriggs, Kirkintilloch, Lennoxton and Milngavie.
There is also a facility that allows you to search for information on the businesses that trade in the town centres.
www.edtc.co.uk   (206 words)

 Go Bike East Dunbartonshire Cycle Campaign Newsletter Winter 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Go-Bike is proud of its relationship with East Dunbartonshire Council.
How disappointing to see that East Dunbartonshire was one of only two Scottish Local Authorities to fail to respond to the recent SPOKES survey on cycling expenditure by local authorities.
Perhaps East Dunbartonshire has allocated no money to the development of cycling this year, or perhaps they have nobody with a responsibility for cycling within the Authority.
gobike.org /newsletters/eastdun_winter2000   (190 words)

 M2 Presswire: West Dunbartonshire Council chooses CSI Product Group as long term technology partner; CSI to support and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
M2 Presswire: West Dunbartonshire Council chooses CSI Product Group as long term technology partner; CSI to support and maintain Cyborg payroll at West Dunbartonshire.@ HighBeam Research
CSI will support, maintain and develop West Dunbartonshire`s Cyborg payroll.
The Council has approximately 6,000 employees that are paid weekly, fortnightly or monthly via the Cyborg system.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:92296127&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (195 words)

 M2 Presswire: CYBORG SYSTEMS: West Dunbartonshire Council reaffirms commitment to Cyborg.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
M2 Presswire: CYBORG SYSTEMS: West Dunbartonshire Council reaffirms commitment to Cyborg.@ HighBeam Research
West Dunbartonshire Council is underlining its commitment to employee welfare with a GBP 200,000 overhaul of its payroll system.
To ensure that its staff will continue to be paid in the year 2000, West Dunbartonshire Council has upgraded its payroll system to Cyborg Systems' leading payroll software, The Solution Series/ST, which is Year 2000 compliant.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:53399132&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (177 words)

 West Dunbartonshire Community Portal - West Dunbartonshire
West Dunbartonshire Council is pleased to launch a new internet payment facility.
If you live or work in the West Dunbartonshire area you could devote some time to help local children, you could sit on your local Children's Panel.
Located in the west of Scotland and stretching from the outskirts of Glasgow to the banks of Loch Lomond, West Dunbartonshire is home to just over 93,000 people.
www.wdcweb.info /home   (420 words)

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