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Armadale and Blackridge Ward

Armadale and Blackridge Ward is the smallest in West Lothian with a total population of 14,819. Armadale is the largest settlement in the ward. Other settlements located in the ward include Blackridge [including Westrigg] Westfield and Torphichen.

Local Area Committee

A Local Area Committee has been established in Armadale and Blackridge Ward. This Committee is a forum through which local issues are discussed and it encourages discussion between local members, local officers and the wider community, playing a key role in Locality Planning.

                                           

Upcoming Dates:21 March 2019 2pm Council Chambers, West Lothian Civic Centre.
 13 June 2019 2pm Council Chambers, West Lothian Civic Centre.

 

Armadale Shed   

The Armadale Shed is a place where members can share the tools and resources they need to work on a project of their own choosing at their own pace and in a safe and friendly environment.  The Shed is a great place to socialise and to learn new skills including wood working, metal working, wood turning and weaving.  If the Shed is something you would like to try, pop in for a friendly chat, they are at Masonic Place, 7 South Street, Armadale EH48 3EN Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am - 4pm or for more information contact 01501 735 796 or visit their website. Armadale Shed Website:  Armadale Shed Facebook: Armadale Shed Facebook

Put Your West Foot Forward

Put Your West Foot Forward: Join us on our free walks to meet new friends, discover new walks in your area and improve your fitness.  Our walks are led by trained walk leaders and last between 30-60 mins.  Walks take place weekly with various meeting places and routes providing variety for walkers.  For details of meeting points, times and routes please see the link below or contact: 01506 775626 or email hit@westlothian.gov.uk

http://www.westlothianchcp.org.uk/article/4391/West-Lothian-On-The-Move

I Bike

I Bike West Lothian - In September 2017 I Bike made its West Lothian debut in Armadale.  The following schools became involved: Blackridge Primary School, Eastertown Primary School, Windyknowe Primary Scholl, Armadale Primary School, St Anthony's Primary School and Armadale Academy.  The ethos of I bike is to encourage active travel to and from school by empowering children, parents and teachers to cycle or scoot safely and confidently.  The benefits for actively travelling to school results in safer, happier and healthier communities.  The new I Bike Officer for West Lothian has provided activities including cycle and scooter training, led rides, learn to ride sessions, bike breakfasts, dress up your bike/scooter and road safety awareness.  For more information please contact: rowanne.ness@sustrans.org.uk

Regeneration Meetings/Details

The Community Empowerment Act 2015 states that all Community Planning Partnerships in Scotland must develop plans for specific communities.  The plans must identify priorities that are specific to the community and detail actions to reduce inequalities.  The steering group for Armadale meet at The Dale Hub monthly and meetings are open for anyone to attend.  For more details please contact: Michelle Kirkbright, Community Regeneration Officer, 01506 283233 email: michelle.kirkbright@westlothian.gov.uk

The Active Armadale Plan (Regeneration plan) can be viewed here: pdf icon Active Armadale Plan [6Mb]

Interactive map

As part of the regeneration process for Armadale an interactive map has been developed.  The map will enable people to find out what is happening in Armadale, what is planned and activities people can take part in.  The link for the map is below, for further details or to add items to the map please contact: Michelle Kirkbright, Community Regeneration Officer on email: michelle.kirkbright@westlothian.gov.uk or Scott Porteous, Aspiring Communities Worker on email: scott@fcdwl.org

Link to map: www.cragroup.co.uk/armadale 

Police Contacts

Local Area Command Support: LothianScotBordersLACSUWest@Scotland.pnn.police.uk

Details of your Community Policing can be found at:

https://www.scotland.police.uk/your-community/the-lothians-and-scottish-borders/west-lothian/armadale-and-blackridge/

Email: ArmadaleBlackridgeCPT@scotland.pnn.police.uk

You can also follow us on Twitter: @WestLothPolice

Tel: 101

Community Learning & Development - Activity Holiday Lunch Club - Easter 2019

Join us for an Easter eggstravigansa! Come and join our fun packed activity programme!

We will be doing Easter themed activities, sports, arts and crafts and looking at science! We will end our programme with an Easter themed disco.

For more information and how to book please download this poster. word icon CLD Youth Services FLYER Easter 2019 [171kb]