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March 2016

Building work started at Almond Link Road in Livingston recently where 20 new council properties are being built.
Work to build a new £2.3 million road at Drumshoreland, Pumpherston has been completed.
Young musicians from all over West Lothian have excelled in the Scottish Concert Band National Finals in Perth recently.
West Lothian has hosted a special flag-raising ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day.
Violette Chumbe (S3) from The James Young High School picked up the top prize for her genius shoe design at the Schuh Design Challenge 2016.
West Lothian residents are being advised to look out for their new bin calendar which will be dropping through their letter box in the coming weeks. The calendars include important information about the new days on which bins will be collected and how to maximise recycling.
West Lothian Council has an ambitious £2 million school repair and improvement programme planned for the Easter holidays.
Young people across West Lothian have been taking the Democracy Challenge to encourage them to register to vote.
West Lothian young people played a key role in helping the Lothian-wide team record a creditable third place finish at Scottish Disability Sport Sportshall Athletics Championships.
Council joiners and apprentices have been busy creating a seating and shelving unit in the Simpson Library at Bathgate Partnership Centre for the new West Lothian Cancer Patients with Information & Support Service, which will be available soon across West Lothian.
Parents and carers who attend West Lothian Council's PEEP (Parents Early Education Programme) recently gained accreditation from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
Armadale families are being invited to get involved with establishing the new Southdale Primary School.
Williamston Primary School is celebrating becoming West Lothian's Euroquiz Challenge champions and will represent West Lothian at the Scottish Final in May.
Winchburgh Community Centre is taking part in a new pilot project with the council's Library Services team, which will see a library 'pop-up' every Wednesday from 2pm to 6pm.
West Lothian Council has announced that supported bus service changes will take effect from Sunday 10 April.
West Lothian Council has formally agreed an updated capital programme for 2016/17 to 2017/18.
To mark West Lothian's Fairtrade Day on Monday 29 February, local people are being urged to Leap into Fairtrade in 2016 and to help to make the world a fairer place every day.
West Lothian Council is encouraging local people who have an interest in the paediatric service (Children's Ward) at St John's Hospital to attend one of the public meetings which have been organised by NHS Lothian for patients, families, carers, staff and the public.