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No Ambition? Businesses reject new BID term

Business owners in South Queensferry have voted against a further five years with the town’s Business Improvement District (BID).

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£150m boost to unlock Winchburgh potential

£150m boost to unlock Winchburgh potential

The community in Winchburgh is to receive a multi-million pound economic boost which will go towards the development of the town.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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Staff shortages force charity shop to close

Staff shortages force charity shop to close

Volunteers are being sought to work in a charity shop in Linlithgow after it was forced to close its doors last Friday.

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Pic Greg Macvean - 27/03/2017 - Queensferry Crossing bridge

Queensferry Crossing could host more walks

More local people living near the Queensferry Crossing may get the chance to walk over the bridge.

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Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Visitors to a museum in Bo’ness will come across a steam train which is being celebrated for its role in shaping Scotland’s history.

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Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Rail passengers were hit by disruptions and cancelled services for the third day in a row.

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No to Edinburgh Airport flight path changes

No to Edinburgh Airport flight path changes

Edinburgh Airport consultation results in – and community says ...

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Residents say no to flight path plans

Residents say no to flight path plans

The majority of residents have rejected Edinburgh Airport’s airspace change programme.

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Bo’ness residents unsure of airport’s flight path plans

Bo’ness residents unsure of airport’s flight path plans

Residents are divided over Edinburgh Airport’s airspace change programme as results of the second consultation were published.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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More misery for train passengers this morning

More misery for train passengers this morning

After last night’s delays and cancellations to services there is further disruption for train passengers this morning.

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Disruption to trains after power failure

Disruption to trains after power failure

Rail passengers are affected this evening as a power failure at Haymarket station affected services.

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Residents unhappy with flight path proposals

Residents unhappy with flight path proposals

Over half of residents’ comments to Edinburgh Airport’s second consultation on its airspace change programme were negative.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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The Citizens Advice Bureau produced a report on parking fines and offers help to the public on how to deal with them if issued

Parking fines are ‘offensively excessive’

Citizens Advice Bureau is warning drivers that it is legal for retailers to apply parking charges for using their car parks as more people wind up in court for refusing to pay.

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The BID has a five-year plan for South Queensferry's business community

Pivotal vote on Queensferry BID

Business owners in South Queensferry have less than a week to vote on a new term for Queensferry Ambition project.

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Workers in dispute over pay at Caledonian Produce in Boness

Dispute over workers’ pay

Hundreds of workers at a food manufacturing site in Bo’ness have threatened industrial action because of a dispute over pay.

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The Bo'ness Community Bus service is going from strength to strength. Picture: Michael Gillen

Bus’ green light for timetable extension

A community bus group is a step closer towards having a permanent service in place after an extended timetable was approved.

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