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February 2018

More funding will be available for public art in West Lothian following changes to the level of developer contribution rates.
An ambitious programme to invest almost £390 million in West Lothian's assets over the next ten years has been approved.
The site at Kirkhill in Broxburn will deliver 230 new affordable council homes, making it one of the largest council house new development sites to have been built in Scotland since 2009.
West Lothian Council is supporting the first ever National Adult support and Protection Day on Tuesday 20 February.
West Lothian Council will spend over £154 million over the next five years improving and increasing its council housing stock.
West Lothian Council has agreed its budget for 2018/19 and a long-term financial plan that will deliver local services. The plan will also begin to bridge a £65 million budget gap over the next five years.
Over £1 million is set to be invested to transform sporting and leisure facilities at Watson Park in Armadale.
West Lothian Council has renewed calls for the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to intervene over re-establishing a full paediatric service at St. John's Hospital in Livingston.
West Lothian Council is taking steps to bring vacant homes back into use.
Steps are being taken to tackle period poverty in West Lothian.
Next week (Tuesday 13 February) West Lothian Council is set to agree a long-term financial plan that will deliver local services and begin to bridge a £65 million budget gap over the next five years.
A St Kentigerns Academy pupil has scored top marks at the British Education Awards.
A special tree planting ceremony has marked 45 years of twinning between West Lothian and Hochsauerland in Germany.
Talented singer Hannah Rarity from Dechmont has been named BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year.
Victims and survivors of the Holocaust were remembered at a special Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event at Howden Park Centre on Friday 26 January.