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Green shoots of recovery in new gardening project

Recovering addicts are turning over a new leaf with a brand new garden project at the 1st Step Cafe.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Youngsters still booking into Linlithgow Library

Youngsters still booking into Linlithgow Library

Advanced technology may be at their fingertips but youngsters are still checking out books at their local library.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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Bo’ness pupils to take part in WWI commemoration

Bo’ness pupils to take part in WWI commemoration

Two S3 history pupils from Bo’ness Academy are set for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to France to observe the centenary of the Battle of Arras at Scotland’s commemorations.

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School pupils join in Red Nose Day fun

School pupils join in Red Nose Day fun

Pupils from South Queensferry dressed up in red and joined in the fun as they raised over £800 for Comic Relief last week.

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Just champion! Bo’ness youngster nominated for another award

Just champion! Bo’ness youngster nominated for another award

A youngster from Bo’ness who has raised thousands of pounds for charity has been shortlisted for another award.

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Linlithgow school beaten finalists in Mock Court Project

Linlithgow school beaten finalists in Mock Court Project

For many children the thought of copying from textbooks and scribbling notes from the smartboard can feel a bit underwhelmimg and sometimes like a chore.

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

A new way of phone messaging, which incorporates tilting the screen, is being hailed as the solution to typing one-handed on increasingly larger handsets.

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Some parts of Kinneil House are normally closed to the public

Opening the ‘hidden’ parts of landmark

Hidden parts of the historic Kinneil House will be open to the public as part of a series of free open days.

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Youngsters urge parents to leave car at home on school run

Youngsters urge parents to leave car at home on school run

Youngsters have urged parents to be safe and leave the car at home when dropping children off at school

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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IN PICTURES: Inter-Schools Cheerleading Championship

Pupils came out on top in the inter-schools cheerleading competition held at Denny High School last Thursday.

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£1.25m boost for Linlithgow Academy and Torphichen Primary

£1.25m boost for Linlithgow Academy and Torphichen Primary

Nearly half a million pounds will be spent on modernising science classrooms at Linlithgow Academy.

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Bo’ness Academy makes ‘some progress’

Bo’ness Academy makes ‘some progress’

Bo’ness Academy has made inroads into raising the performance of the school but there are still some areas for improvement, a report has found.

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The new exhibition is part of a campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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

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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New teacher recruitment drive launched

New teacher recruitment drive launched

A new teacher recruitment campaign has been launched by Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

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