Housing - Taigheadais WIL Reporter West Lothian -
Exclusive new drone footage recorded just before the Covid lockdown has shown the dramatic scale of building works in Winchburgh. In the video, the development of the new £6m public park can clearly be seen. The new 78-acre park will include 31,000 newly planted trees providing woodland walks, as well as several play areas, a café, an enclosed dog park, community...
Polbeth - Poll Beithe WIL Reporter West Lothian -
Polbeth Community Hub has launched a Covid-19 'Community Response' Fundraiser campaign and has so far raised £475 towards their £1000 target. As a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus, Polbeth Community Hub has had to close it doors to the local community and reduce the number of activities and services. In response, staff, volunteers have all come together to develop and...
West Lothian - Lodainn an Iar WIL Reporter West Lothian -
In the light of Government announcements this week regarding Covid-19, John Hamilton CEO of Winchburgh Developments Ltd announced yesterday that all on-site operations have ceased. In his statement, John announced, ''We have worked closely with our contractors to ensure the sites are secured safely and only essential regular security checks will be made where required. Behind the scenes, the team at...
Social Issues - Cùisean Soisealta WIL Reporter West Lothian -
West Lothian Council has made an appeal on Social Media for all residents to help protect vulnerable children and adults. Concerns have been raised that the Corona Virus lockdown will see an increase in stress levels in households that are socially isolating, and that this could give rise to increased threats, emotional and physical, against vulnerable children and adults. However it...
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Police Scotland urge West Lothian residents to watch out for bogus services during coronavirus outbreakWIL Reporter West Lothian -
Police Scotland is advising the public to be cautious of strangers offering bogus services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Social distancing and self-isolation mean more people than usual are in their homes at the moment. This presents an ideal opportunity for criminals to take advantage of elderly and vulnerable people, in particular. Across the UK there is evidence fraudsters are increasingly...
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