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Firefighters tackle 200m wildfire in Fauldhouse

Firefighters have tackled a 200m wildfire near Bathgate.

Edinburgh
Peter Hopkinson was reported missing on May 30.

Police keen to trace missing Bathgate man Peter Hopkinson

Police officers in West Lothian are keen to trace missing Peter Hopkinson

Edinburgh
Eva Macfarlane  from Livingston- 14 - was at the Ariane Grande concert in Manchester last year when the arena was bombed.'she has struggled since the experience but despite being diagnosed with PTSD managed to write and perform her own song at Pumpherston Music Festival "Sing on the Bing" on Saturday night.

Manchester Arena survivor Eva pens song to aid recovery

A BRAVE teenager caught up in the Manchester bombing has penned a song about her experience after being diagnosed with PTSD.

Entertainment
Picture: TSPL

Woman verbally abused on Edinburgh to Bathgate train

A woman was verbally abused in a sexually explicit and offensive way on train travelling from Edinburgh Waverly to Bathgate.

Transport
Jamie Gaffney fell from his bike at the Westfield Roundabout

Tributes paid to cyclist killed after falling from bike

Tributes have been paid to a cyclist who died after falling from his bike in West Lothian.

Edinburgh
Livingston Sheriff Court. Picture: TSPL

Dangerous driver ‘wipes out’ cars in horror A801 smash

A dangerous driver wiped out two other cars in a multi-vehicle crash, a court heard.

Crime
Allan Rotchford features in a National Accident Helpline ad campaign

Dad’s starring role in personal injuries ad

A West Lothian father features in the high-profile campaign for the market-leading personal injury claims organisation.

News
Body discovered in Bathgate woods ‘believed to be missing man’

Body discovered in Bathgate woods ‘believed to be missing man’

Police Scotland report that the search for missing man Dawid Wilkolek from Bathgate has been stood down after the discovery of a body in nearby woods.

Edinburgh
The python was found in the trousers of a German teenager.

Woman’s shock after discovering royal python in her kitchen

A woman was shocked to find a royal python in her kitchen in Bathgate.

Edinburgh
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
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
6 appliances have been called to the scene

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
The indecent act occured yesterday on Newhouse Road.

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
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