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July 2016

West Lothian College's The Terrace Restaurant has once again been shortlisted for the Food Awards Scotland 2016.
Fourteen new council homes have been completed at Pumpherston.
The first of 20 oak trees, one to represent each year since West Lothian Council was established, has been planted by the Leader of West Lothian Council John McGinty and Depute Leader Cathy Muldoon at West Lothian Civic Centre.
FlexMedical Solutions has been awarded £35,000 from the West Lothian Economic Growth Plan (WLEGP) to help it to move into new premises in Livingston, and support its plans to create eight new jobs.
Work to build a fantastic new £8.2 million Blackburn Partnership Centre has begun.
An ambitious project to create a £7 million assisted living complex in Bathgate is close to completion.
West Lothian's budding Andy Murrays should take advantage of the superb new facilities at the revamped Kirkton Park Tennis Courts in Bathgate.
West Lothian Business Gateway has a number of free courses and workshops to support new and small businesses.
Students across West Lothian will be receiving their Scottish Qualification Award (SQA) results on Tuesday 9 August.
Children who are taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge enjoyed a special event at Almondbank Library as part of the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland recently.
A new cycling project which encourages local people to try cycling has been launched in West Lothian.
Café Mistura at Strathbrock and Fauldhouse Partnership Centres are officially Breastfeeding Friendly.
It has been another successful year for The James Young High School where the staff and students have recently celebrated their achievements at the 2016 prize giving.
Eleven students, from The James Young HS, Broxburn and Whitburn Academies and Inveralmond Community High School; along with three trainees from the council's Skills Training Programme; and three members of staff are ready for an exchange visit to Hochsauerland in Germany.
The Chill Out Zone (COZ) in Bathgate is the latest facility to have been received the Breastfeeding Friendly Premises Award.
As the bell rang to announce the start of the summer holidays for around 30,000 pupils; it also signalled the start of work on an ambitious £5 million summer investment programme in schools.
West Lothian Council's commitment to delivering excellent services across the organisation and to its customers was recognised at the Quality Scotland 'Scottish Awards for Business Excellence' Awards recently.
A special remembrance service was held at West Lothian Civic Centre on Friday 1 July 2016 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.