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January 2016

West Lothian Council's apprenticeship scheme has helped hundreds of young people gain vital training and employment opportunities within building and construction trades.
If you can read between the lines, you can save lives. That's the message Choose Life is sending out to people in West Lothian.
West Lothian Advice Shop and Capability Scotland Advice and Support Service West Lothian are offering benefit advice sessions for disabled people every fortnight on the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Young people who are in S1 and above in the West Calder and Fauldhouse areas are being encouraged to join a new beginners jogging group 'Young on the Run'.
West Lothian Council paid tribute to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust, at a special Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event which took place at Howden Park Centre on Wednesday 27 January.
More West Lothian school pupils are going on to positive destinations than ever before.
Flexible nursery education is set to be rolled out across West Lothian.
Plans to extend Torphichen Primary school have been given the green light.
Advanced Pupil Support Workers will continue to play an essential role in supporting West Lothian children with Additional Support Needs (ASN).
West Lothian Council is stepping in to help local residents affected by long-term road closures by rail improvement work.
West Lothian Council's Executive Committee has today (Tuesday 19 January) agreed raise the issue of public meetings in West Lothian with NHS Lothian which is currently undertaking a pan Lothian review of Paediatrics.
West Lothian Council is inviting parents and carers to meet industry experts on internet safety, as part of a week-long programme celebrating Safer Internet Day 2016.
West Lothian Council is currently recruiting School Crossing Patrol Guides, also affectionately known as Lollipop people, to fill a number of posts in communities across West Lothian.
Laura Gingell, has been confirmed as the new Head Teacher at Addiewell Primary School and Early Years Centre (EYC), previous to this Laura had been acting Head Teacher at the school.
Progress on the Public Transport Strategy and savings plan is set to be considered at a meeting of the council's Development and Transport Policy Development and Scrutiny Panel (PDSP) on Tuesday 19 January 2016.
Jennifer Russell has been appointed as the new Head Teacher for Meldrum Primary School, Livingston, after joining the school in May 2015 as acting Head Teacher.
The New Year has brought further progress in the construction of nine new council homes for rent at Glasgow Road in Bathgate.
West Lothian College and Barclays Bank PLC have developed a dynamic partnership to develop a programme which is specifically tailored to meet the needs of college students.
West Lothian school pupils living in a low income household could be entitled to a payment of up to £110 to help towards the cost of a school uniform, through the School Clothing Grant scheme.
The council and its partners are encouraging local community groups to get in touch if they would a presentation on becoming more digitally aware at one of their meetings.
The newest Dial- a Bus vehicle has been unveiled in at West Lothian Civic Centre.
West Lothian Council and two West Lothian businesses, D&J Sibbald and Robert Burns Limited, picked up accolades at the prestigious Transport News Scottish Rewards event in Glasgow recently.