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House break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after a break-in in Linlithgow.

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Road deaths fell to their lowest level since 1950

Cyclist rushed to hospital after collision with bus

A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital following a collision with a bus on the A803 Falkirk Road on Tuesday night.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Teen made trouble and broke windows

A 17-year-old offender, who cannot be named for legal reasons, challenged others to fight and smashed windows in Bowhouse Road, Grangemouth.

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Five bikes stolen in Bo’ness

Five bikes stolen in Bo’ness

Five motocross bikes worth around £30,000 have been stolen from an address in the Links Court area of Bo’ness.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Fined for fight threat to police

Fined for fight threat to police

Samuel Moore (26), 14 Bridgeness Lane, Bo’ness, challenged police officers to a fight outside his house on July 4.

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Arrested after break-ins

Arrested after break-ins

A man has been charged in connection with a series of housebreakings and car thefts in West Lothian.

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Jill Hudson manager of Chest, Heart and Stoke charity shop in the High Street

Shoplifters steal from charity shop

Shameless shoplifters have stolen goods from a charity shop in the High Street in Linlithgow.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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David Penman was found dead in a van in December last year

Report exposes police failings over death of Dunipace man

The family of a man found dead in a van say they will “never know” if he would still be alive today had “prompt action” been taken by police.

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Bo'ness Police Station is earmarked for closure

Cops want to close stations

Police Scotland is looking to close Bo’ness Police Station for good in a bid to save cash.

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Police reveal shocking facts on abuse disclosure

Police reveal shocking facts on abuse disclosure

More than a thousand people have sought details about their partners in the second year of Police Scotland’s Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland (DSDAS).

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‘Mindless vandals won’t stop us’

‘Mindless vandals won’t stop us’

Thoughtless vandals targeted a foodbank farm helping some of the most vulnerable people in Bo’ness.

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Cannabis cultivator caught

Cannabis cultivator caught

Police caught Dean Dewar growing cannabis at a house in Hamilton Street, Camelon, on November 18 last year.

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SSPCA demands five years in jail for worst cases of animal cruelty

SSPCA demands five years in jail for worst cases of animal cruelty

Animals charity the SSPCA wants to tackle “hugely inconsistent” sentences for abusers by increasing the maximum penalty to five years in jail.

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Police probe blaze at recycling centre

Police probe blaze at recycling centre

A huge blaze which took 30 firefighters 12 hours to bring under control was started deliberately say police.

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Cowan was sentenced at the High Court in Livingston

Beast who raped teenage babysitter jailed

A sex beast who raped a teenage babysitter and indecently assaulted another woman has been jailed.

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The alleged incident happened in the dining hall of St Kentigern's Academy

Boy appears in court over school slashing

A teenage boy has appeared in court accused of slashing a pupil at a West Lothian secondary school.

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Smoke was still billowing from the fire late this morning

Recycling centre fire started deliberately

A huge blaze which took 30 firefighters 12 hours to bring under control was started deliberately say police.

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