Community spirit to fore as locals battle bad weather

RESIDENTS in Linlithgow, South Queensferry, Bo'ness and Blackness have faced a struggle against the elements this week.

Locals have been pulling together to dig themselves out of snowy streets, shop for the elderly and clear school playgrounds.

Meanwhile council gritting crews have been working flat out to keep main roads clear.

For the full story, read this week's Journal and Gazette, on sale Friday, December 10.