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June 2016

A brand new £50,000 multi-use games area has opened at Kirkhill Primary in Broxburn.
West Lothian Council has welcomed proposals to maintain the current number of councillors in the area.
A new local development plan to promote growth in West Lothian has been approved.
West Lothian results from the European Union referendum will be posted here when they are available.
West Lothian's newest primary school will open its doors this August with construction work progressing well at Southdale Primary School in Armadale.
Planning permission has been granted to build 37 new affordable homes at two town centre sites in Livingston by West Lothian Council's Development Management Committee.
A £2 million investment in two new learning pavilions aims to ensure that West Lothian young people have the best possible start in life.
A West Lothian gallery is set to welcome a free exhibition by one of the 20th century's most influential artists.
An extra £1/4 million is being invested to boost public transport in West Lothian.
Local people are being invited to attend a special service at West Lothian Civic Centre on Friday 1 July at 7.15am, to mark the start of the Battle of the Somme.
The West Lothian Summer Safe 2016 campaign is supporting Food Standards Scotland's (FSS) message 'Nothing Spoils Summer like Pink Chicken'.
Carmondean Primary School pupil Joy Koay is West Lothian's Young Writer of the Year 2016.
Plans for a sustainable traffic management solution for Cappers Bridge in Armadale have taken a step forward.
West Lothian Council has welcomed proposals to retain inpatient children's services at St. John's Hospital in Livingston.
Five outstanding West Lothian individuals have been honoured on the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
West Lothian's Enterprise Sub Group, which administers the West Lothian Economic Growth Plan, has agreed further innovative and ambitious proposals to support local companies to develop international markets and innovate.
Scotland's top six brass bands have been competing at the annual West Lothian Festival of Brass.
A new Head Teacher has been confirmed for the new Southdale Primary School in Armadale.
West Lothian had multiple successes at the recent Gardening Scotland Show.
A 20mph speed limit is set to be introduced outside West Lothian's newest primary school.
A community-based health and wellbeing programme 'Together for Health (T4H) which has been running successfully in Armadale for several years and introduce to Fauldhouse in 2015 is proving to be popular.
It's time to sign up for the 'Big Friendly' 2016 Summer Reading Challenge.
A new Cancer Information and Support Service for people living with cancer and their families in West Lothian has opened in Simpson Library at Bathgate Partnership Centre.
Pupils at The James Young High School have been learning about the latest 3D technology thanks to funding which was secured by West Lothian Council's Library Service from the Scottish Library & Information Council.
With only two months to go until the completion date in August, excellent progress has been made on the new Southdale Primary School.
Plans to deliver a new £32 million West Calder High School have taken a huge step forward.
Work has started on a brand new £3 million partnership centre for East Calder.
West Lothian is supporting Carers' Week which runs from Monday 6 to Sunday 12 June.
West Lothian Council is committed to providing services which support healthier lifestyles, inclusion, social equity and sustainable economic growth and the county's three country parks play their part in enhancing the quality of life for local people as well as encouraging visitors to the area.
Eileen Brennan, Acting Head Teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School, Blackburn, has been confirmed as the new Head Teacher at the School.
West Lothian school pupils have set a brand new world record for largest djembe drum ensemble.
West Lothian Schools Pipe Bands take six trophies at the West Lothian Highland Games, 43 pipers and drummers represented West Lothian Schools Novice Juvenile B and Juvenile Bands.
A public awareness campaign Summer Safe West Lothian 2016 has been launched by West Lothian Council and West Lothian Community Safety Partnership, during Child Safety Week which takes place from Monday 6 June to Sunday 12 June.
West Lothian Council is supporting Self-directed Support's 'Blether Week', which takes place from Monday 13 June to Friday 17 June 2016.