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February 2016

West Lothian Council's £2.5 million investment in Superfast Broadband is delivering benefits across the county.
West Lothian Council has expressed its concern over the impact that works can have upon local communities and in particular the closure of local roads for lengthy periods of time with the consequences this brings for local transport networks.
West Lothian Council will spend over £109 million over the next two years improving and increasing its council housing stock.
Budget focuses on social care and education
People across West Lothian who are affected by cancer will soon have access to a wider network of information and support services.
A refurbished Stoneyburn Community Centre has been officially re-opened following a programme of improvement works.
Simpson Primary School in Wester Inch, Bathgate, Williamston Primary School and Livingston Village Primary School in Livingston are the latest West Lothian schools to achieve Cycle Friendly School Award status.
A new project 'Every Child a Library Member', which encourages young children and their families in West Lothian to register for a library card and use their local library, has been launched at Carmondean Connected.
Work has started on a £1.1 million project to revamp Blackridge Primary School.
Local school children have left a fascinating insight into their lives for future generations.
Nearly 2,000 West Lothian workers will benefit from an increase in their pay following West Lothian Council's move to become a Living Wage accredited employer.
Her Majesty The Queen's representative in West Lothian, Lord-Lieutenant Isobel Brydie MBE, would like to hear from local families who are celebrating a 100th birthday, or a Diamond (60), Blue Sapphire (65), or Platinum (70) wedding anniversary this year.
Local pupils are set to benefit from a £2.5 million investment at a Livingston primary school.
A West Lothian nursery has been highly praised for the quality of care and support they provide for children and families who attend.
West Lothian Council is supporting the first TV campaign in the UK to tackle child sexual exploitation.
West Lothian College sports students played host to the county's annual Indoor Disability Athletics Festival recently
Libraries in West Lothian held a day of special events on Saturday 6 February to celebrate National Libraries Day.
Last week, planning permission to build 190 new houses on the former site was granted by West Lothian Council's Development Management Committee (DMC).
Housing construction work got underway in Bridgend recently week as a key affordable housing programme took its next step.
West Lothian has been affected by wintry showers and high winds in the last week.
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'.
Bathgate Early Years Centre received a Grade 6 - Excellent award across the board in a recent report by the Care Inspectorate.
West Lothian Council has prioritised £8.2 million to provide and support passenger transport services for local people. And, today (Tuesday 2 February) the council allocated a further £1 million to mitigate the impact of the savings over the financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18.