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Ward 8 - Bathgate

Ward 8 - Bathgate

Local Area Committees (LAC) - 10am on Monday 19 June. Venue: Bathgate Partnership Centre.

Ageing Well -Contact Avril on 07768 090 008 or 01506 237950.

·         Singing for Health sessions - will take place at Boghall Community Wing on Thursday 20 July. Refreshments, tea and coffee and social time is from 1pm -1.30pm followed by the sing-a-long from 1.30pm - 2.30pm. The cost per session is £1.20.

·         A Ballroom and Latin dance class - for beginners meets at Xcite, Bathgate every Friday. Registration is at 3.15pm, and the class takes place from 3.30pm - 4.30pm. The cost is £3.50 per person, and there is no need to book. All sessions are suitable for the over 50s and there is no need to have a partner. For fuller information, contact Avril on 01506 237950 or 07768 090 008.

Dementia Café  - Bathgate Memory Café is a meeting place where people who have any form of dementia, and their carers, can come to meet others in a similar situation for support and social contact, a cup of tea or coffee and cakes. Carers on their own are also welcome, as are people with dementia who  are able to make their own way there.  The café runs on the first Monday of every month from 1.30pm - 3.30pm at Rosemount Gardens, Mid Street, Bathgate.


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 minutes. Come along to Bathgate Partnership Centre on Monday 10 July at 10.15am (10am for first-timers) for a town walk.

Rosemount Gardens - An arts and crafts group has now started at Rosemount Gardens, Mid Street, Bathgate, from 2pm - 3.30pm on Wednesdays. The cost is £1.20 per person, and sessions will take place weekly. For more information, contact Avril on 07768 090 008 or 01506 237950.

Weigh2Go West Lothian - is a free, weekly weigh-in service that provides help and support on losing weight. There is also information and signposting on what's on in your area to help you maintain a healthy weight No appointment is necessary just drop in. Sessions take place at Bathgate Partnership Centre on Wednesdays from 6pm - 7pm. For more information, contact the Health Improvement Team on 01506 775626 or email  Please note that there will be no sessions during the Easter school holiday period.

Bathgate Library -01506 282910

·         Summer Reading Challenge event. - Hungry Caterpillar Storytime takes place from 10.30am on Tuesday 18 July.

·         Bookbug - sessions are fun, free and friendly events open to babies, toddlers and their families to enjoy together. Each session lasts around 30 minutes and includes songs, stories and rhymes. The next session is from 10am - 10.30am on Friday 7 July.

Community police - for information about contacting community police officers in Bathgate, click on the following link: Bathgate - Police Scotland