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Over 25 shops in town signed up to ‘odd item out’ kids’ competition

Take a wander down the High Street in Linlithgow this week and you might notice something a little bit different.

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Council tax freeze for some but others are feeling the squeeze

Council tax: How will you be affected?

It’s a case of mixed fortunes for residents across the district as local authorities make their decision on council tax rates.

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Bridge drivers who defy bans may face tougher sanctions

Bridge drivers who defy bans may face tougher sanctions

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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13-08-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. LINLITHGOW. Party at the Palace 2016. Day one.

Party at the Palace line up announced

Linlithgow is set to enjoy “its biggest party yet” as Kaiser Chiefs and Amy Macdonald headline this summer’s massive weekend music festival.

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Train misery with delays for commuters

Train misery with delays for commuters

Rail commuters are facing delays tonight on the Glasgow to Edinburgh line.

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Falkirk High Station pre-1915

Rail line celebrates 175th anniversary

It’s Scotland’s busiest passenger railway and a vital link between the nation’s capital and its largest city.

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Bridge misery for motorists

Bridge misery for motorists

Motorists were warned to expect delays as temporary traffic lights on the Kincardine Bridge are currently out of order.

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West Lothian Council freeze council tax

West Lothian Council freeze council tax

Residents in Linlithgow will not see any further increases on council tax after the council decided against proposals to hike up the charge.

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An artists impression of how the railway attraction will look. Picture: Purcell

Railway plans will create employment

The Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway has revealed extension plans it hopes to develop if successful in a £2 million grant bid.

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There were massive tailbacks last month due to overturned lorry closing Forth Road Bridge. Pic: Michael Gillen

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Penalties to deter vehicles from flouting high wind restrictions are being investigated by ministers.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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Green light for new cycle track

Green light for new cycle track

An ambitious cycle track facility moved a step closer to becoming a reality when it was given the green light by West Lothian Council.

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Residents’ flight path fears

Residents’ flight path fears

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Feeling the squeeze

Feeling the squeeze

Householders in West Lothian are facing a one per cent hike in council tax if the proposal is rubberstamped.

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Picture: John Devlin

Politicians lock horns over budget

Falkirk East MSP Angus MacDonald has attacked his unionist political opponents for “failing” – as he sees it – to support a Scottish Government budget that will bring important investment to the area.

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The Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway could receive a �2 million cash injection to attract more visitors to the town. Picture: Michael Gillen

Bo’ness railway could get £2m to attract visitors to town

The historic Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway could be set for a £2 million windfall aimed at attracting new visitors to the town.

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The Kincardine Bridge will be resurfaced leading to some closures

Kincardine Bridge repair work will mean some disruption

Motorists using the Kincardine Bridge (A985) can expect weeks of disruption and some closures as essential maintenance is carried out.

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MP slams the DWP’s Jobcentre ‘shambles’

MP slams the DWP’s Jobcentre ‘shambles’

Linlithgow and East Falkirk MP Martyn Day has slammed the “shambles” behind a Department of Work and Pensions claim that Grangemouth Jobcentre was set to close.

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Scores object to plan for South Scotstoun

Scores object to plan for South Scotstoun

Builder Taylor-Wimpey’s plan to build hundreds of new homes in South Scotstoun has attracted 88 objections – and just one letter of support.

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Boy’s fears realised as garden to be sold

Boy’s fears realised as garden to be sold

An inquisitive young boy wrote a letter to the council over fears for the future of the Annet House Museum garden – which is set to be sold.

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