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Extra train carriages for busy weekend of sport

With a busy weekend of sport ahead, extra carriages are to be added to as many train services as possible to keep customers moving.

Transport
The speed limit on the bridge will rise on Monday (Pic by Ed Fraser)

Weekend delays expected on Queensferry Crossing – but speed limit to rise on Monday

Drivers are being warned to expect more delays around the Queensferry Crossing this weekend because of major closure to surrounding routes.

Transport
Falkirk Cuoncil held a planning meeting in public on the issue in March. Picture: Michael Gillen

Public meeting on road closure group

A meeting has been arranged for tonight (Thursday) to formally constitute an opposition group objecting to plans to close off a road at the Ineos plant in Grangemouth.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

Business
Networking and funding chance for local groups

Networking and funding chance for local groups

Charity groups and organisations came together for an inaugural networking event at Bo’ness Town Hall last Friday.

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BrightHouse

BrightHouse to pay £14.8m in redress to customers

A rent-to-own company which has stores across Scotland has committed to pay around £15m to 249,000 customers following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Business
Moray and Cherene Robertson travelled to London for the launch of the Parliamentary Review at Westminster

Bo’ness woman’s firm features in Parliamentary Review

A Bo’ness businesswoman’s firm has been singled out as an example of best practice, featuring in the Parliamentary Review.

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Residents hit with 3 per cent annual council tax hike in new plans

Residents hit with 3 per cent annual council tax hike in new plans

Residents will be consulted over West Lothian Council budget proposals as they look to bridge a £73 million deficit over the next five years.

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Photo Emma Mitchell 18.10.17
 General View of Bield Housing care home in Linlithgow

Residents left in limbo over care home closure

Campaigners described a housing provider’s decision to close its care homes as a “disaster” for families in Linlithgow.

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Electric line train’s test positive

Electric line train’s test positive

The electrification of the Edinburgh to Glasgow mainline is rolling on as a new train was tested on the electrified route for the first time.

Lifestyle
Coffee fix for passengers

Coffee fix for passengers

Commuters at Linlithgow train station will get their morning on track with free treats from the ScotRail Alliance and its retail partner Selecta.

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‘Outlander effect’ continues

‘Outlander effect’ continues

Historic sites enjoyed record breaking visitor numbers according to figures released by Historic Environment Scotland.

Business
‘Lifeline’ service helps to heal hurt left by service cuts

‘Lifeline’ service helps to heal hurt left by service cuts

It’s a “lifeline” service offering an important link to those who feel isolated by cuts to public transport and have no access to a car.

Business
Talks held over ‘hideous’ site

Talks held over ‘hideous’ site

Housebuilders at a prominent site on Linlithgow High Street are weighing up their options for the final phase of development.

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Flight path saga rumbles on

Flight path saga rumbles on

The saga over Edinburgh Airport’s flight paths plan looks set to rumble on, according to Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine.

Transport
Trust hope theatre dreams are still alive

Trust hope theatre dreams are still alive

A community trust project still harbours ambitions of turning the dilapidated Victoria Hall building in Linlithgow High Street into a community space.

News
Council rent levels to rise for next five years

Council rent levels to rise for next five years

Council tenants face a three or four per cent annual increase in their rent over the next five years.

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MSP backs fracking ban

MSP backs fracking ban

Fracking ban gets thumps up from MSP

Business
Is there enough fight to save Annet House?

Is there enough fight to save Annet House?

It has helped to tell the story of Linlithgow, offered peace and tranquillity in the garden and has been the home of Scotty from Star Trek, but Annet House which is home to all the artefacts and memories will be sold.

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Further delays for drivers on Queensferry Crossing

Further delays for drivers on Queensferry Crossing

Motorists are being warned to brace themselves for a further month of delays on the Queensferry Crossing.

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