West Lothian

West Lothian

Police investigating after vehicle set alight in Whitburn

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire in Whitburn.

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Police Scotland. Picture: TSPL

Drugs, cash and mobiles seized in Whitburn raids

Mobile phones, drugs and £2,000 of cash have been seized by police in a number of early morning raids in West Lothian.

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Alex Samond pictured with his father Robert in 2014. Picture: PA

Linlithgow Rose tribute at Alex Salmond’s father’s funeral

MOURNERS gathered yesterday to pay tribute to the father of former First Minister Alex Salmond.

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Aldi to create 200 new jobs in West Lothian

Aldi to create 200 new jobs in West Lothian

Discount supermarket group Aldi said that it would be creating up to 200 jobs in West Lothian as it pledged to boost its range of Scottish food and drink produce.

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A man has been charged following the incident.

Police appeal following suspicious fire in Bathgate

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire in Bathgate.

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Aldi's Scottish store network will grow to 78 by the end of this year. Picture: Michael Gillen

Aldi creating 200 Bathgate jobs amid boost for suppliers

Discount grocer Aldi today said it would be creating up to 200 jobs in West Lothian as it pledged to boost its range of Scottish food and drink produce.

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Alex Salmond with his father ahead of watching a Celtic v Aberdeen SPL match. Picture: Robert Perry

Alex Salmond’s father Robert dies at 95

Former First Minister Alex Salmond’s father Robert has died at the age of 95.

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Liam Simpson was cleared of charges at Livingston High Court. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Man, 21, cleared of 5 rape charges at Livingston High Court

A 21-year-old man has been dramatically cleared of five rape charges.

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Linda and Robert Tierney on their wedding day. Picture: contributed.

Terminally ill mum uses first dance to charity fundraise

A terminally ill mum from West Lothian is helping raise money for charity.

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Boy knocked down by car in West Lothian

Boy knocked down by car in West Lothian

A 14-year-old boy was knocked down by a car in Whitburn this morning.

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The cliffs at Dunbar Castle. Picture: TSPL

Woman rescued by lifeboat near to Dunbar Castle rocks

A woman has been rescued by lifeboat volunteers after being found at the bottom of cliffs in Dunbar.

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Kirsty Maxwell and husband Adam

Kirsty Maxwell death: Five men under investigation

A JUDGE has agreed to place all five men staying in a Benidorm holiday apartment from which a Lothian woman fell to her death under formal investigation.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; stock image

Man arrested after spate of West Lothian break ins

A man has been arrested in connection with a series of housebreakings in West Lothian and Edinburgh.

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SNP MP Hannah Bardell makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, Westminster.

Judge me on my record, says SNP candidate Hannah Bardell

THE SNP’s Hannah Bardell stormed to victory two years ago with almost 57 per cent of the votes in this seat, which had previously been safe Labour territory since Robin Cook became its first MP on its creation in 1983.

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The attack happened at around 1.30am on Sunday.

Man treated in hospital after ‘vicious’ assault in Whitburn

A MAN suffered serious facial injuries during an assault in the Lothians.

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Police are conducting a probe into the incident.

Man injured in West Lothian hit and run

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run collision on the A801, near to J4 of the M8.

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West Lothian Labour group leader, Lawrence Fitzpatrick. Picture: Contributd

Labour denies minority deal with Tories in West Lothian

WEST Lothian’s new council leader has denied doing any deal with the Tories to establish Labour as a minority administration while the SNP – the biggest party – is left out in the cold.

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Martyn Day is the SNP candidate for the seat. Picture; Neil Hannah

General Election: Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency profile

MARTYN Day more than doubled the SNP vote when he won this constituency from Labour in 2015 with over half of all the votes.

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Labour celebrate results in West lothian Council elections.

Labour to run West Lothian Council as minority administration

LABOUR are to run West Lothian Council as a minority administration despite having fewer councillors than the SNP.

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Motorcyclist fighting for life after Lothian crash

Motorcyclist fighting for life after Lothian crash

A MOTORCYCLIST is in a critical condition in hospital following a crash on the A706.

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