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Flight path review suspended

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) review of proposed changes to Edinburgh Airport’s flight paths has been suspended.

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Left to right: West Lothian Council Leader, Councillor Lawrence Fitzpatrick, WLHP Chair John M Hill, and Councillor George Paul, West Lothian Councils Executive Councillor for services to the community.

Work begins on new affordable homes

Work has started on almost 100 homes for social rent in Winchburgh as part of the ongoing £1bn redevelopment of the village.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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The Dalyell Suite in the new Linlithgow Partnership Centre has been completely refurbished

New £4 million centre to breathe life into old County Council buildings

It is a building that has under gone a major transformation over the past 18 months, but the finishing line is almost in sight for the Linlithgow Partnership Centre.

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MP calls for talks over airport’s flight path plans

MP calls for talks over airport’s flight path plans

MP for Edinburgh West Christine Jardine has asked the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for an urgent meeting with Edinburgh Airport’s flight path plans affecting the South Queensferry community.

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THe queensferry crossing at rush hour.

Transport chiefs urged: ‘Reopen Forth Road Bridge’

Transport bosses have been urged to reopen the Forth Road Bridge to ease traffic chaos on its replacement.

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Marilyne MacLaren, right, chairperson of Linlithgow Civic Trust and resident Gavin Stewart

A bright new future for the Vennel area

A Linlithgow group outlined its vision for the redevelopment of the Vennel at an exhibition on Tuesday.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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VIDEO: The Queen opens the Queensferry Crossing

VIDEO: The Queen opens the Queensferry Crossing

HM The Queen has officially opened the new Queensferry Crossing with a ribbon cutting ceremony today.

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Thousands walk across Queensferry Crossing

Thousands walk across Queensferry Crossing

Thousands of pedestrians have walked across the Queensferry Crossing for the first time on a beautiful day in South Queensferry,

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Queensferry Crossing brings ‘wow factor’ to Queensferry

Queensferry Crossing brings ‘wow factor’ to Queensferry

Residents have been filled with a sense of pride after the Queensferry Crossing opened his week.

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Bo’ness Hill Climb to boost visitor numbers

Bo’ness Hill Climb to boost visitor numbers

Visitors are gearing up for one of Scotland’s most exciting motoring events taking place in Bo’ness this weekend.

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Queensferry Crossing. Picture: Transport Scotland

Traffic chaos as tailbacks hit new bridge

The Queensferry Crossing’s first morning rush hour has been hit by major tailbacks in both directions.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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Queensferry Crossing opening marked by special post stamp

Queensferry Crossing opening marked by special post stamp

A special postmark will be landing on residents’ doorsteps over the next few weeks to mark the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing.

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A blueprint for The Vennel area

A blueprint for The Vennel area

Residents are being invited to see a vision for the future redevelopment of The Vennel in Linlithgow.

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The Queensferry Crossing opens tonight. Pic courtesy of Transport Scotland

Aircraft banned from flying over Queensferry Crossing

Aircraft will be restricted as part of anti-terror measures leading up to and during the opening of the Queensferry Crossing.

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An artists impression of Waverley platforms 5 and 6 looking east

Platform work sees escalators closing

Work to extend three platforms at Edinburgh’s Waverley Station means escalators at platform 11 will be closed from Saturday, September 2 until the new year.

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