Search site

May 2016

The construction of new homes in Philpstoun, near Linlithgow is now underway as part of West Lothian Council's 1,000 new council homes programme.
The popular pond in Dedridge, Livingston, which is a haven for wildlife, has secured funding of £8,125 from Awards for All and £30,000 from the LandTrust to pay for improvements.
Craigmair Care Home in Craigshill picked up first place at the annual CANalympics event which took place at Xcite Broxburn on Wednesday 18 May.
In common with a number of schools across the UK, Bankton Primary School in Livingston received a threatening phone call this morning (Tuesday, 24 May).
West Lothian Council has declared an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) in Linlithgow and its boundary.
The West Lothian Economic Growth Plan (WLEGP), Enterprise Sub Committee has approved two awards from the new phase of the Community Regeneration Fund.
West Lothian Council's fleet was given an environmental boost in May with the delivery of 10 new electric vehicles.
West Lothian Fairtrade Zone Steering Group has successfully retained Fairtrade Zone status for a further two years.
A new employability course 'WomenN2Work' which aims to improve confidence and aspirations has proved to be popular.
Work has started on a new £3.9 million Partnership Centre in the heart of Linlithgow.
Local people in Armadale are being asked for their feedback on plans to improve Watson Park.
The largest foster carer recruitment campaign in the UK - Foster Care Fortnight - is taking place over the next two weeks.
A new Whitburn Miners Memorial was unveiled at a special ceremony in the town centre.
The impact of council funding on local policing is being hailed following the arrest in Whitburn last week of two bogus workmen who allegedly duped a West Lothian pensioner into handing over thousands of pounds.
Broxburn Academy is celebrating more creative success after pupil, Ryan Shaw, has taken second place in the art category of the Never Such Innocence Art and Poetry Competition.
West Lothian College students have qualified for the Scottish College Cup in the Men's Rugby 7s and Women's Basketball events.
West Lothian results from the 5 May 2016 Scottish Parliament elections
The famous River Almond in Livingston has benefitted from a makeover.
West Lothian Council has been accredited as a Living Wage employer by The Living Wage Foundation, in partnership with Poverty Alliance.
West Lothian Council has been praised by housing experts at the highly prestigious UK Housing Awards - after being named as one of the UK's top three Local Authorities.
A new Whitburn Miners Memorial was unveiled at a special ceremony in the town centre last week.