Thursday, February 27, 2020
Fly tippers struck again last night on Winchburgh's backroads with locals fearing a serial offender is to blame, with Labour controlled West Lothian Council also under fire for cuts to  recycling centre opening times. A couple of dozen rubbish bags, thought to mainly contain used clothes and food containers, were dumped yesterday in the middle of Peniel Place heading North...
A busy West Lothian roundabout is set to close for over a month to allow essential full road reconstruction work to be carried out. West Lothian Council have advised that the A801 roundabout, which connects to Junction 4 of the M8, will close from Monday 3rd February for an estimated five weeks. To allow the work to be safely completed, both...
As the Christmas decorations come down, trees disappear from living rooms and New Year Resolutions kick in, it is hard to imagine anyone in Scotland wanting to make merriment on what for many is the first day back at work. Yet not so long ago, today would have been the most important day of the festive year in many...
Aldi has announced this week a new store in Livingston as part of its continued investment and expansion across the UK. Aldi will open six new stores in Scotland this year and its new £25 million storage and chill facility in Bathgate will be fully up and running by May. The new stores will be at Houstoun Road in Livingston, Crown...
Train fares in West Lothian are on the rise with campaigners warning about "another decade of misery" for rail passengers. An 'Anytime Day Single' to Glasgow from Linlithgow now costs £11.30, up from £11 last year. The cost of annual tickets from Edinburgh to Glasgow is more eye-watering, however. Annual season tickets between the Scottish capital and Glasgow will now...
The 3rd Annual Festival Of Christmas Trees is taking place this weekend at St Michael's Parish Church, Linlithgow, right next to the Palace. The theme this year is 'Around the World' and features Christmas trees decorated inspired by countries of the public's choice. There will also be refreshments including a warming mulled wine and or hot chocolate from the “Hot...
Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following a break-in and theft at Dobbies Garden Centre Livingston Branch in Dechmont. Between 6.00pm on Friday, 29 November, and 8am on Saturday, 30 November, Dobbies Garden Centre on Dechmont roundabout was broken into, and artificial Christmas trees and a number of decorations including light-up santa figures were stolen.  The items stolen...
The results of our exclusive poll for the Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency are in, and they show the SNP are on track to retain the seat on December 12th. Other key trends we noted were : Conservative vote down, perhaps at the expense of the Brexit Party, which could cost the Tories second place in the constituency on current...
A map that tracks more than 3,000 Scots men and women who were accused of being witches in the 16th and 17th Century has been published for the first time. The interactive document has been created by data experts at the University of Edinburgh. It builds on the university's Scottish Witchcraft Survey which brought to life the persecution of women during...
Pumpherston Community Council tonight hosted a Christmas Torchlight Event for the village. It took place from 6pm at the Pumpherston Juniors car park, followed by the Christmas tree light switch-on at 7:30pm. Entertainment includes a fire display, music from Uphall Station Pipe Band, Inverclyde Brass Band and a visit from The Snow Queen, Jack Frost and Santa. Judging by the...