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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...
police scotland
Police Scotland is supporting local communities across West Lothian with a range of specialist resources to keep people safe around Bonfire Night. Operation Moonbeam was launched in 2018 in response to high levels of public disorder and violence witnessed during the same period a year earlier. This resulted in lower levels of disorder in 2018 and 2019 and similar resources will...
josh quigley
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...