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Electric Brae
Electric Brae- It has attracted visitors from far and wide, including US presidents. Stop your car, release the handbrake and get the very odd sensation of starting to roll uphill. Over time, this oddity made Croy Brae hill famous, though under its more usually applied name of Electric Brae, a name first given by someone who presumably thought that...
Cathkin view
Cathkin Park was once the home of the now defunct Third Lanark F.C, and was, at large, the epicentre of Scottish football in the late 19th century. Third Lanark were once as prominent as Celtic and Rangers, who spent much of their career in the premier division and even won the Scottish Cup twice; while their 20,000-capacity grounds, originally...
Welcome to Bathgate
Bathgate Community Council is continuing its good work in the town, despite the challenges of the ongoing Covid lockdown. Normally, members would meet once a month on the second Thursday of each month in the Partnership Centre in Bathgate but because of restrictions meetings have instead been held online via Zoom. Despite these challenges, in collaboration with the Bennie Museum, members...
Bathgate St Davids Square
Despite numerous appeals, Police Scotland continue to receive complaints about parking in the precinct at Bathgate. Speaking on social media, West Lothian Police have asked that people park in Bathgate with more thought for pedestrians. ''It is very clear that this issue causes great annoyance to local people and other users of the precinct. Please remember that people (including young children) are...
FIONA Hyslop
More than 5447 children across West Lothian will benefit from extra funding to extend free school meals over the Christmas and Easter holidays. £10 million has been made available by the SNP Government so that councils can continue providing free school meals through the winter breaks with future funding confirmed to extend support over Easter. Last week, Conservative MPs voted rejected...