West Lothian

West Lothian

300 jobs to be created in West Lothian for Christmas

Royal Mail is opening a temporary parcel centre in West Lothian to help deal with the increase in deliveries in the run-up to Christmas.

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Bangour village hospital.

Call to turn Bangour Hospital into military museum

Derelict buildings at the historic Bangour Village Hospital should be converted into a world-class conference centre and museum dedicated to Scotland’s military record, according to a leading war historian.

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The Travelodge where the incident happened

Teacher who spent hours in bed with pupil will not fight classroom ban

Disgraced teacher Isabelle Graham will not fight the decision to ban her from the classroom despite claiming she was the victim of a set-up.

An OAP was attacked in Loanhead. Picture; John Devlin

Police arrest 15-year-old after OAP attacked in the street

A PENSIONER acting as a good Samaritan has been injured in an attack by a teenager in the street.

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Alistair Stevenson pleaded not guilty at Falkirk Sheriff Court.

Teenager accused of attack on girlfriend

A TEENAGER is to face trial accused of an attack on his girlfriend.

Hundreds of Lothian patients need specialist support to get to hospital appointments because they are so overweight.

Hundreds of obese patients need special hospital transport

AMBULANCE staff have to roll out specialist hospital transport for six obese patients each day in Lothian, prompting concern over the rising cost of obesity for the health service.

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The SNP's Hannah Bardell. Picture Neil Hanna

Easier to become citizen of Asgardia than Brexit Britain- Hannah Bardell

EU nationals are finding easier to become citizens of a new space state than Brexit Britain, ministers have been told.

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Home tutors are aiming to contribute to successful learning.

Charity joins forces to help troubled kids on path to success

IT is tough enough for disadvantaged youngsters facing challenges in their home life to concentrate on schoolwork.

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US Neo-Nazi band Bound for Glory are to hold an event in West Lothian.

US neo-Nazi metal group, Bound for Glory, to hold event in West Lothian

It is understood that neo-Nazi group, Bound for Glory, are to hold an event in an unknown location in West Lothian next week.

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The incident took place on Hopefield Drive. Picture; Google Maps

Woman arrested after attempted murder of on-duty police officers

Police have confirmed that a 46-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the attempted murder of two on duty police officers.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; stock image

Minibus stolen from children’s playgroup in West Lothian

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses after a minibus belonging to a children’s playgroup was stolen in Livingston.

Two arrested in West Lothian armed robbery

Two arrested in West Lothian armed robbery

Police in West Lothian have arrested and charged two men in connection with an armed robbery in Kirknewton on Monday, October 10th.

Police are in attendance following the discovery of a WW2 mortar. Picture; Google

Police discover suspected WW2 mortar shell in Armadale

An artillery weapon thought to date back to the Second World War has been discovered in West Lothian.

Discount Hamleys toy store set to open in Livingston

Discount Hamleys toy store set to open in Livingston

Iconic toy retailer Hamleys is to open a branch in Livingston Designer Outlet, its first discount venture in Scotland.

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The boy was taken to St John's Hospital

Teenager hospitalised after attack

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital with a facial injury after being attacked near Dedridge Pond in Livingston.

The incident happened on Harburn Drive. Picture: Google

Thieves snatch five figure sum from West Calder property

Police are appealing for witnesses following a high-value housebreaking and theft in West Calder

William Allison was caught dancing on holiday.

‘Disabled’ benefits fraudster jailed after being caught dancing on video

A benefits fraudster who claimed he was too disabled to walk more than a few yards was caught after investigators found YouTube clips showing him “dancing energetically” on holiday.

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Stephen Carters was jailed at Edinburgh High Court

Man who abused girl at Commonwealth Pool is jailed

A sex predator who abused a girl at Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Pool was jailed for five years today.

Angela Constance made the announcement in West Lothian

Lothian get £9m boost for energy efficency plans

Energy effiency projects in the Lothians are being hailed as councils have been given £9 million to pilot new ways to improve their green credentials.

Police say a man has been charged

Police seize drugs woth £62,000 in raid

Police have seized drugs worth more than £62,000 after a raid in West Lothian.

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