West Lothian

West Lothian

Cat had 15cm grass blade up his nose

A CAT that had trouble breathing was found to have a 15cm blade of grass stuck up his nose.

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Craig Brown was jailed for four and a half years

Conman posed as Secret agent and cheated woman

A CONMAN who claimed to be a former soldier working for the Secret Service to cheat a woman scientist out of £220,000 has been jailed for four and a half years.

Crime
The first incident happened on Marches Drive.

Car keys targeted in spate of West Lothian break-ins

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following two housebreakings in Armadale on Thursday September 14.

Edinburgh
Firefighters tackle blaze at Whitburn bar

Firefighters tackle blaze at Whitburn bar

Firefighters have tackled a blaze during a break-in at a Whitburn pub.

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The incident happened on West Main Street in Whitburn. Picture; Google Maps

Appeal following ‘suspicious fire’ at Whitburn bar

Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire at a licensed premises in Whitburn.

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Police at St Kentigern's Academy in Blackburn today.

Boy charged after schoolboy slashed in school canteen

A 13-year-old boy has been charged after another teenager suffered a deep gash to his face after being slashed with a knife in a school canteen fight.

Edinburgh
The man was sentenced at the High Court in Livingston

Rapist attacked women while they slept

A man who followed a “pattern” of abuse by raping and sexually assaulting two women while they were asleep has been jailed for six years.

Edinburgh
Visitors want designated smoking areas back to deter smoking at doorways. Picture; Toby Williams

Calls to bring back hospital smoking areas in the Capital

FUMING hospital visitors have called for smoking shelters to be brought back – as a healthy option.

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Trevor 6 runs through a tunnel at the Pug Fest.

Tickets for West Lothian Pugfest sell out in one hour

Tickets for Scotland’s first ever festival dedicated entirely to Ppugs sold out in just an hour - with fans causing the ticket website to crash in the process.

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Bertie Hall was jailed for eight years.

Man jailed for killing drinking partner

A MAN was jailed for eight years for killing his drinking partner.

Crime
Tickets for Scotlands first pug festival on sale. Picture: Creative Commons/Pixabay

Tickets for Scotland’s first pug festival on sale

Organisers of a festival devoted entirely to pugs have announced that tickets for the first ever Scottish event are now on sale.

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Paisley Sheriff Court.

West Lothian man ‘disrespectful’ for wearing shorts to court

A West Lothian man was given a dressing down by a judge esterday - for turning up to court wearing a pair of shorts.

Crime
West Lothian paedophile had 30 indecent pictures of children

West Lothian paedophile had 30 indecent pictures of children

A paedophile from West Lothian downloaded pictures of children being sexually abused.

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The attack took place outside the Muscle Asylum Gym in Whitburn, West Lothian. Pic: Google

West Lothian man dramatically cleared in gym stabbing case

A man has been dramatically cleared of attempted murder after a jury found the case against him ‘not proven’.

Bathgate
Police charge three over serious attack in station

Police charge three over serious attack in station

Police have charged three people in connection with a serious assault at a Lothian train station.

Crime
Gym owner Mark Fell, left, said he saw Dale Dickson, right, covered in blood

Man stabbed in the neck outside Lothian gym was ‘in a bad way’

A man who was stabbed in the neck outside a West Lothian gym was “in a bad way” when police arrived, a jury heard.

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Knife thug helped friend win fight by slashing another man

Knife thug helped friend win fight by slashing another man

A THUG who helped a friend win a prearranged fight by repeatedly slashing a man with a knife has been jailed.

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Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal for missing 24-year-old from Livingston

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information in order to trace a 24-year-old man who is missing from the Ladywell area of Livingston.

Crime
Bathgate Railway Station

Man seriously injured in Bathgate train station weapon attack

A man was seriously injured by a group of men in a weapon attack near to Bathgate train station.

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Edinburgh Royal Infirmary complex at Little France, Edinburgh.

Man in hospital after ‘attempted murder’ Livingston hit and run

A man was taken to hospital following a hit and run in Livingston that police are treating as attempted murder.

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