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October 2016

West Lothian Council has launched a six-week consultation on the development of quiet roads within the area.
West Lothian Council is backing a local community's call for shops in their area.
New LED lamppost lights are playing their part in reducing West Lothian's energy use and carbon footprint.
Proposals to modernise and safeguard some sport, leisure and cultural facilities in West Lothian have been agreed by West Lothian Council.
To mark national Occupational Therapy Week, West Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership is inviting local people to find out more about Occupational Therapy (OT) at a special free awareness event at Howden Park Centre on Tuesday 8 November from 10am to 3pm.
To mark the completion of a major project to rejuvenate the popular Frog Pond, Froggy Park, Dedridge in Livingston, Executive Councillor for Education Lawrence Fitzpatrick officially opened a community event.
Plans to restore 19th century well at The Cross in Linlithgow have been approved by West Lothian Council's Linlithgow Local Area Committee (LAC).
Young people who are part of the council's Youth Inclusion Project (YIP) and Helping Young People Engage (HYPE) programme have been attending outdoor team building skills and fishing sessions this year.
Recently, well-known housing development company Lovell have shown support for the F1 in Schools challenge.
West Lothian Community Safety Partnership is urging everyone to stay safe and heed key fire safety messages this year.
Around 500 pupils from across West Lothian have attended a careers event which focuses on employment opportunities in the hospitality industry.
West Lothian College has launched a West Lothian-wide consultation on its vision, aims, values, outcomes and targets.
A superb new £1.3 extension is getting young people active at Blackridge Primary School.
West Lothian Council can confirm that Network Rail has withdrawn its planning application for a temporary diversion road through the playing fields of West Calder's Parkhead Primary School.
Youngsters who are aged 15 and under in West Lothian can swim free during the October school holidays which start on Friday 14 October.
A new holistic community outreach services has opened at Whitburn Community Centre. The new 'Living Well Hub' will run on the first Thursday of the month from 10am to 2pm.
Sixteen West Lothian College staff members helped raise over £600 for Cancer Research after taking part in the Pretty Muddy event held recently at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.
Staff and volunteers who run the Cancer Information and Support Service and the Macmillan Benefits Team for people living with cancer and their families, at Simpson Library at Bathgate Partnership Centre are welcoming the Macmillan Mobile Information Service which is visiting the town on Monday 17 October between 10am and 4pm. The bus will be parked at George Place (at the end of George Street), Bathgate.
Jane Kellock has been appointed as West Lothian Council's Head of Social Policy.
The sixth West Lothian Money Week 2016 will take place from Monday 10 to Saturday 15 October. West Lothian residents are being encouraged find out more.
Executive councillor for development and transport, Cathy Muldoon, was invited by Stoneyburn Community Education Association to officially open the new fitness suite at Stoneyburn Community Centre.
Eric Lumsden, who is parent representative on West Lothian Council's Education Executive, has performed the official opening of the new extension at Pinewood School in Blackburn.