Linlithgow - news
Eve of Marches Disco
The Eve of Marches disco takes place in the marquee at Linlithgow Rugby Club from 8pm - 1am on Saturday 15 June.
Tickets, costing £7.50, are available now from the ticket hotline on 07890 124 217 and other local outlets.
Sound and Vision will provide the entertainment.
Fun and games at summer club
Linlithgow Summer Club is available for children aged from 27 months to five.
The club will run at Chalmers Hall, Linlithgow Bridge, for five weeks, from 9 July - 8 August on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings between 9.30am and 11.30am.
The cost is £6 a session, which includes a snack. Activities will include indoor and outdoor play. There will be a maximum of 24 children per session
For more information, contact Alison on 07859 913 093 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Excellent fishing on beecraigs
Despite Beecraigs Loch being frozen over for several days, there has been some excellent fishing.
Broxburn and District (four Boats) caught 26 fish weighing a total 57lb 12oz.
Individually, A MacDonald had the best bag, with four fish weighing a total 10lb 8oz caught on the Black and Green Fritz.
Stevie Harper had best fish of the day at 5lb 5oz on the Green Pea.
With the milder weather slowly moving in, more fish are being caught and limit baskets galore are being weighed in at the Lodge.
There are still a few bookings available for April. Anglers can get permits and information from the Visitor Centre on 01506 844516 or via the Beecraigs website www.beecraigs.com (new window) or by emailing email@example.com
Linlithgow Dementia café is a new café for people with dementia and their carers to come and meet new friends, get support and information.
The café will be held in the Low Port Centre on the third Wednesday of every month from 10am - 12noon.
For further information, please phone 01506 845137 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ageing Well Tea Dance
The monthly Ageing Well Tea Dance will be held in the Burgh Halls on Tuesday 11 June from 1.30pm - 4pm.
There will be live music. The admission price of £2.50 includes tea and biscuits. Everyone is welcome.
For more information, contact Avril Clerkson on 07768 090 008.
The B8046 from its junction with the B9080 at Threemiletown to its junction with the C6 at Old Philipstoun will close until Friday 12 July.
The road is popular with commuters travelling to and from West Lothian via the M9 junction at Old Philipstoun.
The length of the closure is necessary to allow Network Rail to remove an existing rail bridge and install a new one.
Diversions have been put in place via the A904, the B8020 (Woodend to Winchburgh) and the B9080. Vehicles greater than 4.2m high will be diverted via South Queensferry and Kirkliston.
Put Your West Foot Forward
Join us on our free walks to meet new friends, discover new walks in your area and improve your fitness.
A walk to Springfield Loch leaves from Tesco car park at 10am on Wednesday 19 June.
Walks last about an hour. A shorter or slower paced route is also available on most walks, just ask the walk leaders. All walks are led by a trained walk leader and there?s no need to book ? just come along. All groups are very friendly and usually enjoy a cuppa and some social time after walks which everyone is welcome to join.
For more information on walks in 2013, or for a programme, please contact 01506 775626.
Phone app for Linlithgow
A phone app has been launched for Linlithgow.
The Linlithgow App is available for Apple and Android platforms. For iPhone, it can be downloaded from Apple APP Store. And for Androids, go to Google Play and search for Linlithgow.
The app includes lots of up-to-date information about Linlithgow, including the Heritage Trail, whats on event diary and town guide with local organisations.
It also gives details of places to stay, eat, drink and loads of shop and business details. More than 1,600 people have already downloaded the app.
Weekly tea dance at centre
A Tea Dance, aimed at the over 50s, is held at Low Port Centre from 1.30 - 3.30pm every Monday.
Admission is £2, which includes tea and biscuits provided.
Contact 01506 775390 for further information.
For information about contacting community police officers in the Linlithgow Ward, CLICK HERE (new window)
Direct link for community events
Linlithgow's community-based events website www.linlithgow.com (new window) can provide a password to local organisations so that they can insert their events direct.
In the first instance, items for the website's Linlithgow Events Diary should be emailed to email@example.com
Webcam on the weather
You can check the traffic and weather in Linlithgow via the webcam at The Cross: http://www.linlithgow.com/webcam_cross.htm (new window)
Last updated 11/06/2013