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Work completed to raise height of Linlithgow railway wall

Work to raise the height of the walls bordering the railway at Royal Terrace and Union Road has been completed.

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Canal boat firm all at sea over price increases

Canal boat firm all at sea over price increases

The company providing cruiser boats on Scotland’s Lowland Canals, including in Falkirk district, has hit stormy waters.

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Businesses are a cut above the rest in awards

Businesses are a cut above the rest in awards

A B&B, bookshop and hair salon all had cause for celebration after being recognised for their excellent service.

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Ineos wants BP pipeline

Ineos wants BP pipeline

Union officials are concerned over a petrochemical giant’s plans to purchase the North Sea’s largest pipeline.

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Residents put forward their objections to Falkrik Council at the March 13 public meeting

Delay on Ineos road closure decision

Residents were disappointed to learn the decision on a petrochemical giant’s plans to close a public road will not be taken next week.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Jackknifed lorry closes off road

A busy route is closed off after a lorry overturned.

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Motorists face travel disruption

Motorists face travel disruption

Motorists face some travel disruption as resurfacing work takes place on the M9 between April 3 and 4.

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Young otters and their parents during feeding time at the Five Sisters Zoo West Calder.

Hope springs eternal for zoo with new additions

There was a hint perhaps that spring was just around the corner after the emergence of baby otters and meerkats at a zoo today.

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13-03-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. GRANGEMOUTH. Grangemouth High School. Falkirk Council planning meeting on Ineos proposal to close Bo'ness Road. Madelene Hunt, Bo'ness community council.

‘We cannot allow Ineos to cut lifeline’

Residents made emotional pleas to council planners this week not to give Ineos the green light to close off a public road.

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New centre and cafe opens at Beecraigs

New centre and cafe opens at Beecraigs

A brand new centre and a cafe for visitors has officially opened up at Beecraigs Country Park.

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Councillor Craig R Martin and MSP Angus MacDonald both support local authorities running bus services

Council could run its own local bus service in future

The Scottish Government has been accused of doing a “U-turn” on bus regulation after the Transport Minister announced proposals that could see councils run their own bus routes.

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Jim Ratcliffe. Picture: Michael Gillen

Ineos to build cars – just not in Grangemouth

Petrochemical giant Ineos is moving forward with its drive to manufacture automobiles.

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Residents worried about flight path proposals

Residents worried about flight path proposals

Residents vented their frustration over Edinburgh Airport’s controversial flight path proposals at a public meeting on Tuesday.

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Linlithgow businesses urged to take advantage of Outlander boom

Linlithgow businesses urged to take advantage of Outlander boom

It’s the fantasy TV show which has taken America by storm and now businesses in Linlithgow and beyond are looking to capitalise on its popularity.

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Bridge reopens to vehicles

Bridge reopens to vehicles

The Forth Road Bridge has now reopened to traffic after an overturned lorry was removed.

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Forth Road Bridge closed again

Forth Road Bridge closed again

The Forth Road Bridge is closed both ways once again due to an overturned lorry.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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MSP visit to Japan praises factory

Linlithgow MSP Fiona Hyslop met senior management in Mitsubishi Electric while on a visit to Japan in her role as Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs.

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