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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.

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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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Four youths were arrested in Bathgate. Stock image

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.

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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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File picture: Steven Scott Taylor

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Bathgate Academy. File picture: Google

Bathgate teen charged over weapon at school

A TEENAGER has been charged over possession of an offensive weapon at school.

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The incident happened at Bathgate Academy.

Child threatened with mallet in school playground

POLICE were called to Bathgate Academy after a child was reportedly threatened with a mallet in the playground.

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Stephen Sangster Jnr and his father were remanded in custody. Picture: TSPL

Father and son are jailed after horrific attack with sledgehammer

A FATHER and son have been jailed after carrying out a ­horrific murder bid on a man after bursting into a flat in Bathgate.

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Properties in the Meikle Inch Lane area of Bathgate are understood to have been affected by flooding, while water supplies in parts of Bathgate, Blackburn and Livingston were disrupted. Picture: Google

Burst water main floods West Lothian street once again

A burst water main has caused flooding to a number of homes and disruption to supplies in parts of West Lothian.

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