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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
David Goodwillie playing for Aberdeen in 2015. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

David Goodwillie appeals rape ruling in civil action

A former Scotland international footballer is set to argue that a judge who ruled he was a rapist erred on the law and in his treatment of critical evidence.

Crime
The dogs have now made a full recovery. Picture: Contributed

Man who badly neglected 3 dogs banned from owning pets

A MAN man who neglected his three dogs so badly their bones could be seen through their skin has been banned from owning or keeping animals for three years.

Crime
The front of Cheryl Murphy's car was taken over by a swarm of bees. Picture: SWNS

Woman ‘stunned’ after thousands of bees ‘take over her car’

A car owner was left stunned when thousands of bees swarmed onto her motor because their queen decided it would make a nice home.

News
Police appeal following suspicious fire in Bathgate

Police appeal following suspicious fire in Bathgate

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

Edinburgh
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.

Business
Teenager charged after attempted robbery in Bathgate

Teenager charged after attempted robbery in Bathgate

Police in West Lothian have charged a teenage boy following an attempted robbery in Bathgate.

Edinburgh
Police are appealing for information. Stock image.

Police appeal following Bathgate assault

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following an assault and robbery in Bathgate.

Edinburgh
Two women are expected to appear a Livingston Sheriff Court.

Two charged following assault and robbery in Bathgate

Police in West Lothian have charged two women aged 32 in connection with assault and robbery that occurred in Bathgate.

Edinburgh
A man has been charged with murder.

Police appeal after three flee deliberate fire

Police are appealing for witnesses following a wilful fireraising at a house in Boghall, Bathgate.

Bathgate
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

Edinburgh
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.

Politics
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.

Edinburgh
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.

Edinburgh
Police are appealing for information

Man charged over murder in Bathgate

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

Crime
Police are appealing for information

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.

Edinburgh
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.

Bathgate
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.

Edinburgh
Fire and Rescue Service.  Stock image

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.

Edinburgh
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.

Bathgate
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