West Lothian

West Lothian

‘Miracle’ West Lothian baby born four months early nears second birthday

A tot who was born four months premature has been described as a “miracle baby” by her mother.

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Six-year-old Jasmin Henderson faces an uncertain prognosis.

Thousands raised to help girl with tumour achieve her ‘happy list’

SHE’S a plucky schoolgirl who loves practising gymnastics and playing with her friends.

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Clydesdale Ban have announced plans to axe jobs in Lothians.

Clydesdale Bank announces plan to axe branches across Lothians

Anger has been sparked across the Lothians after another major banking group announced branch closures.

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3 men have been arrested. Stock image

Three charged in West Lothian bogus workmen scam

Police in West Lothian have charged three men in connection with a bogus workmen incident.

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David Goodwillie. Picture: Ciaran Donnelly

Mum ‘let down’ after rape duo swerved trial

A MUM has attacked the justice system for letting her down as two footballers were ordered to pay her £100,000 after a judge ruled they had raped her.

Keith Armour visits Rachel House dressed as a Star Wars rebel fighter

Keith is a force in raising cash for kids

Keith Armour has a huge passion for sci-fi, fantasy movies and comic books and is one of the 150 diehard fans who make up costume and prop collective Rebel Legion UK.

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Three new ‘air pollution zones’ in Lothians

Air pollution is causing a public health crisis in Scotland, environmental campaigners have said with three new “pollutions zones” declared in the Lothians over the last year.

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Police have arrested two men in connection with the recent spate of Post Office robberies

Man arrested following Lothian post office robbery

Police Scotland have arrested and a charged a 38-year-old man in connection with robberies and attempted robberies at Post Offices.

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Wheelie bins were set on fire

Neighbours flee homes after bins set on fire

RESIDENTS had to flee their homes amid a gas scare after two wheelie bins were deliberately set on fire.

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Police are currently investigating.

Police investigating after man found injured in Pumpherston

Police are carrying out an investigation after a man was found injured at an address in Hamilton Court during the early hours on Friday January 6.

Police are investigating. Picture: John Devlin

Deliberate fire launches police investigation in Livingston

Police in West Lothian are investigating following a wilful fire-raising at an address in Ravenswood Rise, Livingston.

Police have arrested a 30-year-old. Stock image; John Devlin

Police investigate intentional blaze at Kirkliston sports facility

Police Scotland is investigating following a wilful fire-raising at a sports pavilion in Allison Park, Kirkliston.

Immigration Enforcement van. Picture; John Devlin

City nail bars targeted in clampdown on illegal workers

Nearly 100 people working in nail bars have been held by police on suspicion of immigration offences as part of a clampdown on illegal working.

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Police Scotland is treating the death as unexplained. Picture: Johnston Press

Police probe after man found dead in West Lothian house

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was discovered in a house.

Police are appealing for information to the assault

Man arrested in connection with Whitburn death

A man has been arrested in connection with a death at a home in Whitburn.

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Gym class for new mums proves a huge success

Finding the time to sleep let alone exercise is challenge enough for a new mother.

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Paige Gibson developed a virus which has led to paralysis from the waist down. Picture: Contributed.

Five-year-old schoolgirl left paralysed after mystery virus

SHE was a normal four-year-old girl – bright, bubbly and bursting with energy.

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A water main ruptured on Bathgate Road in Blackburn. Picture: Google

Fire crews save West Lothian homes from Christmas Day flooding

Firefighters have been praised for protecting homes from flooding on Christmas Day.


NHS Lothian midwives deliver festive video hit

A re-imagining of Shakin’ Stevens Christmas classic has scored NHS Lothian midwives a festive hit with a video produced by the maternity team.

Police are appealing for information to the assault

Livingston pensioner robbed in broad daylight

A PENSIONER had her handbag snatched as she walked home after getting off a bus.

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