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February 2017

West Lothian Council's Executive Committee has agreed the planned expansion of the Holiday Lunch and Activity Clubs using additional funding of £200,000 which was granted in the 2017/18 Revenue Budget.
Members of West Lothian Fairtrade Zone Steering Group visited Shin-Etsu in Livingston to mark West Lothian Fairtrade Day on Monday 27 February, the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight.
Boghall Primary School has been presented with the Unicef Rights Respecting Schools Level 2 Award (RRSA), which is the highest possible award, for the second time.
West Lothian Council is supporting 'Be Online 2017' fortnight which takes place from Monday 27 February to Sunday 12 March.
West Lothian residents are being asked to look out for the spring issue of the council's newspaper Bulletin which is being distributed from Monday 27 February.
West Lothian Council is to spend nearly £50 million in local services this year through its capital programme - taking the total amount of capital investment since 2013 to over £257 million.
West Lothian Fairtrade Zone Steering Group is inviting people across West Lothian to take part in Fairtrade Fortnight and asking everyone to help by choosing products which support the drive for change for farmers in developing countries.
West Lothian Council is set to agree its revenue budget for 2017/18 next week (Monday 20 February).
West Lothian Council aims to improve the quality of life of individuals who are living with autism and groups, organisations and clubs are being invited to apply for funding through the 'Let's Get it Right for Autism' project.
A West Lothian food operator has been banned from being involved in the management of any food business.
West Lothian Council is once again supporting the 'Seen Something? Say Something' campaign, which aims to raise awareness of adult harm and encourages people to act on their instincts if the suspect somebody may be experiencing harm or neglect, or is at risk of it.
A special project that reimagines learning and the learning environment has been launched at West Calder High School.
Support is available for prospective West Lothian Council election candidates who have a disability.
Work to replace the existing five-span timber footbridge crossing over the south end of Dedridge Pond, next to the Dragon Fly, is due to start on Monday 13 February.
The construction of another new council housing development in West Lothian is now underway.
A new £2.3million Homeless Assessment Centre has officially opened in Blackburn, West Lothian.
Members of the public are being invited to have their say on plans aimed at improving the Livingston housing estate, Deans South.
A brand new sports hall is helping to get pupils at Carmondean Primary School jumping for joy.
West Lothian residents are being urged to make sure they are able to vote in May's local government elections.
A special display showcasing young West Lothian cyclists' enthusiasm for their chosen sport has gone on show in Linlithgow.
Victims and survivors of the Holocaust were remembered at a special Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event at Howden Park Centre on Friday 27 January.
Parents and carers who attend West Lothian Council's PEEP (Parents Early Education Programme) recently gained accreditation from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).