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Man arrested after West Lothian assault

Police in West Lothian have arrested and charged a 18-year-old man following a serious assault at the Oatridge Hotel, Uphall on Saturday March 25.

Four people were treated in hospital.  Picture; stock image

West Lothian flat fire leaves four hospitalised

Four people, including two children, have been taken to hospital following a fire in a flat.

Mariusz Winiarski was convicted of homicide. Picture; contributed

Man convicted of Bathgate homicide

A male responsible for the death of a man in West Lothian last year has been convicted

Police have charged one man following the incident at an address on the High Street. Picture; Michael Gillen

Man charged following assault in Linlithgow

Police in West Lothian have arrested and a charged a 35-year-old man in connection with a serious assault that occurred in Linlithgow.

Dinner lady Debbie Van Hussen from Deans Community High School, Livingston joined Jeff Bland and his staff at The Balmoral Hotel last week

West Lothian dinner ladies trained by top chef at Balmoral

They’ve been given top-class culinary training in the kitchens of the Balmoral Hotel.

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Munchie the cat. Picture: West Lothian Cat Protection.

Appeal to find new home for orphaned cat

An appeal has been launched to find a new home for a cat who has been left with no home in West Lothian.

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The team at John Lawsons Butchers (Photo: Contributed)

West Lothian butcher wins top pie prize

A West Lothian butcher has notched up another award at the British Pie Awards in the home of the delicacy, Melton Mowbray.

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GP's have warned not to ignore coughs that last a significant amount of time.

Lothian GPs warn patients ‘not to ignore’ 3-week cough

A GP from NHS Lothian has today (20 March 2017) stressed the importance of people getting checked if they’ve had a cough for three weeks or more.

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Bogus Callers have been visiting elderly people in the area trying to extort money from the vulnarable. Picture; stock image

Pensioners targeted in bogus workmen crimes in West Lothian

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information and urging the public to be vigilant following four bogus workmen incidents in Livingston and Bathgate.

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Linlithgow High Street

Man struck in face with glass at Linlithgow pub

A MAN has been left with permanent scarring after being struck with a glass in a pub.

Mum Charlene Clark and daughter Emily, from Livingston.

Birthday celebration for tot who weighed less than bag of sugar

A TINY tot has defied the odds of celebrating her second birthday thanks to her love of swimming.

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Man seriously assaulted in Linlithgow street attack

Man seriously assaulted in Linlithgow street attack

A MAN has been left with serious injuries after being attacked in the street in the early hours of the morning.

A film is to be made about Gobi. Picture; contributed

Marathon-running stray dog Gobi to get Hollywood treatment

ONE of the world’s biggest movie studios is reportedly planning to make a movie about Gobi the marathon-running stray dog.

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Techcomp is creating 20 posts in Livingston as it develops new scientific instruments. Picture: Contributed

Jobs injection for Livingston as Techcomp expands

Livingston has received a timely jobs boost with the news that a scientific instruments specialist is to add a further 20 skilled posts at its production and research facility.

Elise Christie has won the 1500m gold at the speed skating world championships in Rotterdam. Picture: AP Photo/Peter Dejong

Speed skater Elise Christie wins gold at World Championships

Elise Christie has claimed the first world title of her career with victory in the women’s 1500m final at the World Short Track Championships in Rotterdam.

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The housebreakings took place on Thursday

Properties hit in West Lothian housebreaking spree

Three properties were targeted in a housebreaking spree in West Lothian.

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400 jobs at risk under West Lothian factory closure plans

A PHARMACEUTICAL giant is set to close its West Lothian factory – putting around 400 jobs at risk.

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Police have launched a search for Donna Wood, 31, who was last seen outside St John's Hospital, Livingston

Search launched for woman reported missing in Livingston

A woman has gone missing in Livingston, sparking a police search.

The assault took place near Blackburn, West Lothian

Teen gang steals farmer’s quad bike during assault

A farmer has been attacked and robbed of his quad bike by a gang of teenagers.

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Brave six-year-old Jasmin Henderson’s Disneyland dream comes true

IT was a fairytale moment fit for a princess – as a little girl fighting an aggressive brain tumour found out she was going to Disneyland.

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