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Linlithgow 2 Kelty 0: Friendly win for Rose

Linlithgow Rose were 2-0 winners over former junior rivals Kelty Hearts in a pre-season friendly at Prestonfield on Monday night.

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Scottish mum Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon died in Iraq in 2004, is backing the Johnston Press campaign calling on Scottish and Westminster Governments to shed light on veteran suicide figures.''Pic: Robert Perry.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

A Scottish mum whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004 has given her support to a Johnston Press investigation into veteran suicides.

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University chancellor Lord Cullen confers an Honorary Doctorate in Education on Craig Mathieson.

University honour for polar explorer

Polar explorer Craig Mathieson has been honoured for outstanding achievement in his field by Dundee’s Abertay University.

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Households are set to increase by 21 per cent against a national average of 13 per cent (Alistair McMillan).

Figures a ‘wake-up call’ for authorities

The number of households in West Lothian is projected to rise by above the national average over the next 25 years, according to a new report.

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New Livingston player-manager Kenny Miller will bring his side to Prestonfield

Linlithgow hosts Livingston Betfred games at Prestonfield

Betfred Cup football comes to Linlithgow on Saturday when Prestonfield hosts the Group F encounter between Livingston and Annan Athletic.

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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Health
Stephen Gallacher is happy with his game

Stephen Gallacher pleased with progress in game despite missing Open

Stephen Gallacher narrowly missed out on one of the few remaining Open Championship places up for grabs last weekend at Gullane.

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Anyone who does not have internet acces can pay over the phone or face-to-face in locality offices before 3.30pm on Friday, July 20. The deadline for online registration is midnight on Sunday

Registration deadline looming for new garden waste service

South Queensferry Residents are being reminded to sign up and pay for the new fortnightly garden waste service before registration closes at midnight this Sunday (July 22).

Environment
Councillor Kevin Lang said questions are 'vital'.

Claims that questions are being curbed

Edinburgh City Council’s administration has been accused of dodging scrutiny by allegedly attempting to curb the number of questions asked by political opponents.

Politics
PJ's family are pictured with Mark Bradley and Neil Lennon.

Teams pull together for family’s charity

Rival football fans joined forces recently to raise money in memory of a Linlithgow boy who died last year from a rare medical condition.

Lifestyle
Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

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NHS Lothian will be rolling out free wi-fi services between July and the end of the year.

Healthy level of wi-fi service for local hospitals

Free wi-fi is to be introduced across NHS Lothian hospitals by the end of the year, the health authority has confirmed.

Health
Fiona Hyslop is pictured during her constituency tour.

Lucky 13 for MSP’s constituency tour

Local MSP Fiona Hyslop undertook a whistlestop tour of her constituency recently to hear people’s concerns on a number of issues.

Politics
Let’s capture one summer’s day

Let’s capture one summer’s day

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

Lifestyle

With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

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Andy Murray played at Queen's Club but decided against taking to the courts at Wimbledon due to a hip injury which kept him out for a year (Pic by Steven Paston)

Andy Murray's injury absence has hurt Wimbledon tennis spectacle

The mesmerising overall quality of matches at this summer’s football World Cup has kept millions of fans around the globe glued to their television sets, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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Linlithgow, Bo’ness and South Queensferry voters urged to register

Linlithgow, Bo’ness and South Queensferry voters urged to register

A campaign has started to ensure that Scotland’s electorate is fully eligible to vote.

Politics
Flare drama sparks evacuation in Linlithgow

Flare drama sparks evacuation in Linlithgow

Bomb specialists rushed to Linlithgow Partnership Centre after an emergency situation caused the building to be evacuated at 1.35pm today (Tuesday)

Crime
Linlithgow MSP’s trip to East Asia

Linlithgow MSP’s trip to East Asia

Linlithgow MSP Fiona Hyslop has undertaken her third mission to East Asia in as many years in her capacity as External Affars Secretary.

Politics
Trio bow out at Bo’ness school

Trio bow out at Bo’ness school

Kinneil Primary in Bo’ness staged a very special assembly at the end of term to honour three members of staff who are leaving.

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