The sight of an 'M' road will be known to all Winchburgh residents, with the village being close to both the M9 and M8. Any certainly the sight of a road sign indicating an 'A' or a 'B' road will be a familiar one to any driver. But the sight recently in the village of road signs indicating road...
Winchburgh Gala Day Committee are inviting local residents to come along and join them at the Christmas fair this Sunday at the Winchburgh Bowling Club from 1-4pm. You will be able to see some of the village's local talents, including gifts, crafts, homeware, lifestyle and beauty treats. Hot rolls will also be on sale, prepared and sold by the...
Dozens of West Lothian NHS and social care staff were screened for Covid-19 in just three days after a new testing centre was opened in Livingston on 23rd April. The facility opened in the grounds of West Lothian College and 73 key workers were tested for the virus during the first three days of opening. The new testing centre has the...
Amy Penman posted a sweet video this week on social media of her grandmother celebrating her first trip out of the house in Broxburn and it has proved to be something of an internet sensation. The rebellious grandmother left her house for the first time in three months and headed straight to Uphall Skatepark to hit the ramps on her...
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...
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Endurance rider Josh Quigley is embarking on a new challenge this weekend - to set the fastest time to cycle the North Coast 500. In December last year, Josh was on a solo round-the-world trip when he was hit from behind by a car in Texas, and sent flying 50 yards. The former Deans Community High School pupil was in hospital for...
Winchburgh is shown as a village divided by wealth in an online map released this week by SIMD, but also the research has shown a much improved outlook in terms of deprivation reduction since the map was last produced in 2016. The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) report for 2020 was released this week and shows that parts of...
The results of our exclusive poll for the Livingston 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 slightly up and perhaps benefitting from a lack of Brexit Party candidate in the constituency. Green Party performing better than expected with strong candidate...
A Broxburn Academy pupil has become the first from her school to make the Scottish National Debating Team and will compete in a worldwide competition this July. Emma Bell, who is currently moving into fourth year at the West Lothian school, was one of only five pupils to make the team alongside Lachlan White from George Watson's College, Eoghan Connolly...
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...