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December 2016

West Lothian Council has stepped in to support the community of Polbeth with a free shuttle bus during the closure of the A71.
West Lothian Council's Trading Standards are reminding local residents to be extra vigilant against scams this Christmas.
Early-years education in a West Lothian village has received a £1 million boost.
Stay Safe This Winter - is the message from West Lothian Community Safety Unit.
A special celebration has been held to mark the official opening of West Lothian's newest primary school.
The Library service in Broxburn will not be available from Monday 19 December until Monday 9 January to allow for the services to be moved following a recent refurbishment project.
West Lothian Council's twinning partnership with Houchsauerlandkreis in Germany, has been enhanced through securing Erasmus+ funding for the Transnational project 'PRACTICE'.
Construction work has started on the new £32 million West Calder High School.
A £1.6 million investment has delivered two new class rooms and a gym hall for St. Nicholas Primary School in Broxburn.
One of the busiest leisure facilities in Livingston will undergo a makeover this December.
As a result of changes to the law made by the UK Government in the Immigration Act 2016, from 1 December 2016 anyone applying for grant or renewal of a taxi or private hire car (PHC) driver's licences must have the right to work in the UK, and the council must check that this applies to every applicant before issuing or renewing a licence.
New council homes have been completed in Bathgate.
On Thursday 1 December 2016 at Livingston Sheriff Court, Mr Heng Yi Lin, owner of the Sapphire, Bankton Centre, Murieston East Road, Livingston, pled guilty to a number of food safety offences.
The Leader of West Lothian Council is demanding that the Scottish Government provides a proper financial settlement to protect public services in West Lothian.
West Lothian Council's Executive Committee has agreed a £66,000 investment in Cappers Bridge, Armadale, to provide pedestrian and cyclist access.
In what is being hailed as an amazing two weeks of achievement and success for West Lothian's young instrumentalists, their instructors, teachers and parents.
A new £500,000 changing facility is set to kick-off sporting activities in Uphall Station.
Dylan Harvie (19) and Lewis McCann (16) have been named as the West Lothian's Lord-Lieutenant Isobel Brydie's new cadets.
The 2016 West Lothian Christmas Toy Appeal has been unwrapped.
Hundreds of local people took part in an exciting programme of events and activities at West Lothian libraries to celebrate Book Week Scotland which ran from 21 November to 27 November.