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IN PICTURES: Tam Dalyell memorial service

Figures from across the political spectrum – past and present – came to pay their respects to Tam Dalyell, who was described as a “one-off” and an “extraordinary character”.

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Evidence suggests some children do not wake to commonly used smoke alarms.

Families wanted for new smoke alarm study

Researchers are seeking hundreds of families across Scotland to help them trial a new smoke alarm sound aimed specifically at waking children.

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Broxburn burglars were caught in the act

Broxburn burglars were caught in the act

Police are appealing for witnesses after a Broxburn resident came home to find the house being burgled.

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One in six fear they will need money from their kids in retirement

One in six fear they will need money from their kids in retirement

Forget the Bank of Mum and Dad – nearly one in six parents worry they will have to turn to their children for financial support in retirement, research from MetLife shows.

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Scots warned to hang up on new phone scam

Scots warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Scotland are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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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.

Education
Help us shape the future of    much loved local museum

Help us shape the future of much loved local museum

A major National Lottery windfall for Linlithgow Heritage Trust was announced in November last year.

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Traffic alert ahead of memorial service for Tam Dalyell

Traffic alert ahead of memorial service for Tam Dalyell

Police warn that today’s service for the late former MP Tam Dalyell will spell traffic jams on Linlithgow High Street until mid-afternoon.

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Help us shape the future of    much loved local museum

Help us shape the future of much loved local museum

A major National Lottery windfall for Linlithgow Heritage Trust was announced in November last year.

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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.

Business
Front L to R: Tuesday Clubs Lynn Holleran; Boness Belles Jeni Mallace, St Michaels associate minister Rev Cheryl McKellar-Young, and church elder June Adam.

Big-hearted Bo’ness Belles raise thousands for good causes

A volunteer singing group has donated a total of £5728.16 to two local charities who help those living with dementia.

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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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Karen Lau, pictured right, with link worker Susan Rendell

Shifting the focus from illness to person

“It’s a very lonely time; it’s terrifying. You actually think your life is over. That’s how I genuinely felt – life was done, he was dead, it was over.”

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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.

Transport
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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Dig in at the Dock targeted by ‘idiots’

Dig in at the Dock targeted by ‘idiots’

Organisers have said the decision to hold the final cyclocross event was made easier by “idiots” who left a trail of hazards on the circuit.

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A CSREC session on hate crime with Police Scotland

Group welcomes review into hate crime

A Forth Valley-based equality and human rights charity has welcomed the Scottish Government’s commissioning of an independent review of hate crime legislation with a view to increasing its effectiveness in tackling the issue.

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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.

Transport
Sir Tam Dalyell memorial service

Sir Tam Dalyell memorial service

A memorial service will be held at St Michael’s Parish Church on Friday for former Linlithgow and West Lothian MP Tam Dalyell.

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