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August 2017

Twenty new council homes have been completed in Livingston.
There's just one year to go until the new state-of-the-art £32 million West Calder High School opens its doors.
Statement following the Regal Community Theatre board announcement
West Lothian Council's Executive Committee has considered a report on the public consultation by Network Rail concerning the closure of Breich Station on Tuesday 29 August.
West Lothian Community Planning Partnership has received a very positive report following a joint inspection of services for children and young people by the Care Inspectorate following its visits earlier this year.
The commitment of staff at St Kentigern's Academy, Blackburn, for ensuring young people from all backgrounds are fully included in every aspect of school life was highlighted as a strength in a recent report Education Scotland report.
Steps to market a vacant property in West Lothian formerly known as West Calder Workspace, Society Place, West Calder, have been unsuccessful.
The former library building, which is located on West Main Street, Broxburn, has been confirmed as surplus to the council's requirements and will be marketed.
Children at Holy Family Primary School, Winchburgh, are well-behaved, happy and motivated to learn according to a report by Education Scotland.
A new Head Teacher has been appointed to lead West Calder High School.
Over 2,200 new Primary 1 pupils began their school careers in West Lothian this week.
Two services from West Lothian Council have been named as finalists in the prestigious Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards 2017.
West Lothian Council recognised the long service and contribution of council tenant volunteers at a special event recently which also marked 20-years of Tenant Participation.
West Lothian Council's Executive Committee has given approval to start tendering procedures for the procurement of a two-year framework agreement contract for the provision of Early Learning and Childcare Services.
West Lothian Council's summer Holiday Lunch and Activity Clubs have been hailed a great success.
Work to repair a large wall at Glasgow Road Cemetery, Bathgate will begin on 14 August.
The popular Party in the Park family fun day returns to Bathgate's Kirkton Park on Sunday 3 September.
West Lothian residents should look out for the latest issue of the Bulletin which will be dropping through letter boxes from Monday 7 August.
West Lothian pupils have achieved their best ever set of exam results.
Provost Tom Kerr welcomed a delegation of 13 young people from Hochsauerland, Germany, who are visiting the county as part of West Lothian Council's Twinning Partnership with Hochsauerlandkreis.
West Lothian Advice Shop is looking for big-hearted volunteers to give some time to help to support local people who are affected by cancer.
A moving service was held on Monday 31 July, at the War Memorial outside West Lothian Civic Centre, to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Passchendaele, or the Third Battle of Ypres, which lasted from 31 July to 10 November 1917.
Even bad weather could not dampen the spirit of celebration at the third annual West Lothian Pride celebration.
West Lothian Council's Executive Councillor for Culture and Leisure, Dave King was presented with £700 worth of new children's books by The Boys' Brigade - West Lothian Battalion, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battalion being founded.
Time is running out for individuals and groups to share their views on the redevelopment of the Vennel in Linlithgow.