When you mis-hit a golf shot, you don’t expect to be at the centre of a £397k legal battle because another golfer loses an eye. We explore why the Niddry Castle case shows the necessity of specialist golf insurance for all amateur golfers. By Angus Wright Golf insurance is a specialist policy made to protect you not only against injury but...
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Traffic using the B9080 bridge over the M9 at Muriehall will be controlled by temporary traffic lights between 09:30 and 16:30 on 27th, 28th and 29th July. This is to allow operating company Amey to upgrade the safety barrier on the bridge. These works are not expected to cause any significant delays. A spokesman for Amey said: “The safety of workers remains...
A huge new park, almost twice the size of Green Park in London, is starting to take shape in Winchburgh. Auldcathie Park will provide a large area of green space to the west of the new Bellway housing development, and surrounding a planned new school. The first phase of the park is scheduled to open in spring 2021. An estimated 31,000...
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...
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...
A Winchburgh calendar has been launched to raise funds for the Project Trust. It features well-known Winchburgh scenes and landmarks and all photos were taken by local artists. The calendar sells for £8 and is available from the Tally Ho pub or Brodie’s Bistro. Alternatively, copies can be ordered through the Winchburgh Calendar Facebook page. All monies raised will go towards...
Amy, a single parent from Winchburgh, has raised concerns to us about excessive surface water on the B9080 between Kirkliston and Winchburgh. It is understood the problem is particularly acute where the road crosses Swin Burn. Amy stated, “This time of year is really bad, and after any heavy downpour I dread driving down that road. By the time I...
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...
Winchburgh Developments Limited is leading a green revolution by taking part in Greenspace Scotland’s ParkPower programme, and by doing so has become the first private sector developer to sign up a project that will use local parks to meet energy needs. This pioneering partnership sees the developer commit to exploring the delivery of clean, green energy solutions with the potential...