Man convicted of Bathgate homicide

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

David Tennant has voiced his support for Scottish independence. Picture: Getty Images

David Tennant voices support for Scottish independence

David Tennant has said he would back Scottish independence in a second referendum.

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Three men offered to carry out roof repairs for the pensioners.

Pensioner tricked into giving £1000 to bogus workmen in Bathgate

A PENSIONER was tricked into handing over more than £1000 to bogus workmen who arrived at her home in Bathgate.

Brian Stirling died after sustaining a head injury in Bathgate

Man named following Bathgate death

A MAN who died on a busy street in Bathgate has by named by police as Brian Stirling.

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Man charged over murder in Bathgate

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 54-year-old man in Bathgate.

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Man arrested following stabbing in Bathgate

Police in West Lothian have arrested and charged a 42-year-old man in connection with an attempted murder which happened in King Street, Bathgate on Tuesday 13th December.

Police investagte a crime scene outside the Asylum gym on king street bathgate

Police hunt attacker after 26-year-old man stabbed in gym

A MAN has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed near a gym.

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Five kittens abandoned in Bathgate need home in New Year

Five kittens abandoned in Bathgate need home in New Year

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after five kittens were abandoned on a verge of road in the Bathgate hills.

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Baby girl among six people rescued following Bathgate fire

A baby girl was among six people rescued after a fire broke out in a shop.

Boghall fun day and Bathgate Music Festival launch in Kirkton Park, Bathgate.

Bathgate Music Festival acts revealed

THE programme has been launched for this year’s Bathgate Music Festival.

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Youths arrested in Bathgate following LGBT hate crime

Four youths have been arrested following a hate crime against members of the LGBT community in Bathgate.

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Council leader John McGinty has welcomed the new development. Picture: JP

£7m supported housing complex unveiled in Bathgate

A MULTI-MILLION-pound supported housing complex has been unveiled in the Lothians.

Louise Neville. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Grandmother raises money to fight ovarian cancer

A LOTHIAN grandmother whose ovarian cancer was misdiagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is raising funds for a city research centre in a bid to help other women beat the disease.

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Eight arrested in West Lothian over £10k drugs haul

EIGHT people have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following two days of enforcement action in West Lothian.

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The dog was found freezing and dehydrated, tied to a bin in Bathgate. Picture: Scottish SPCA

Pregnant dog found tied to bin in Bathgate

THE Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a sick and pregnant dog was found tied to a bin outside a vetinerary surgery in Bathgate.

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Stephen Sangster Jnr. Picture: Lesley Donaldson

Father and son jailed for 20 years over sledgehammer murder bid

A FATHER and son have been jailed for a total of 20 years after carrying out a horrific murder bid using a sledgehammer, a shovel and a knife.

Singer Susan Boyle is on her way home to Scotland after an incident with police at Heathrow Airport. Picture: PA

Susan Boyle involved in incident with police at Heathrow

SINGER Susan Boyle is on her way home to Scotland after an incident with police at Heathrow Airport.

Certain Glen Turner Co. Ltd rums sold by Asda and Aldi have been recalled. Picture: TSPL

West Lothian company’s rum recalled as ‘it may contain glass’

BOTTLES of white and dark rums sold in Adsa and Aldi may contain glass, the food watchdog warned last night.

HMRC is planning on shifting 1000 jobs from West Lothian to centralised sites in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Picture: TSPL

Tax office closure plans ‘could cost West Lothian £1m’

PLANS to close two tax offices could cost the West Lothian economy £1 million each year, union bosses have warned.

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Pink sheep. This year they'll be purple. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Sheep turn purple for epilepsy awareness

IT’s a dyed in the wool tradition out in West Lothian.

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