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Salmond show could come to Linlithgow

Linlithgow’s Alex Salmond wants to return to home turf to present the show that sparked national headlines during the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Lawrence Fitzpatrick

Financial watchdogs deliver verdict on West Lothian Council

West Lothian Council maintained its strong performance but councillors need to play a more active role in the face of a £73.5m funding gap.

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Fayre has feast of festive fun in Linlithgow

Fayre has feast of festive fun in Linlithgow

Historic Linlithgow will again be transformed into a winter wonderland with the Victorian Era as its theme on Saturday November 25.

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Volunteers needed in Queensferry

Volunteers needed in Queensferry

A prime volunteering opportunity has arisen on the banks of the Forth for those who want to ensure that the area’s lifeboat service is funded.

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Falkirk Cuoncil held a planning meeting in public on the issue in March. Picture: Michael Gillen

Public meeting on road closure group

A meeting has been arranged for tonight (Thursday) to formally constitute an opposition group objecting to plans to close off a road at the Ineos plant in Grangemouth.

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Greenferry Trust need your vote for garden project

Greenferry Trust need your vote for garden project

Residents are being urged to back a charitable organisation’s ambitious project which will benefit the community in South Queensferry.

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Burgh Beautiful hit squads out in action helping to create the spread of wild flowers at the cycle ramp between union canal and the leisure centre

Finishing the season with a flourish

Burgh Beautiful hit squads have been in action helping to encourage the growth of wild flowers between the Union Canal and the Leisure Centre.

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Fears over polluted beach

Fears over polluted beach

Campaigners fear a popular sandy beach in Bo’ness is in danger of being taken over by plastic pellets.

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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Tropical Storm Ophelia is set to hit parts of Scotland today, with travel operators warning of disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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L-R Scott Fraser, Scottish Waters Scottish Waters corporate affairs regional manager; Bruce Ritchie, head of business operations and visitor experience at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo; Abi Walker waste water treatment modern apprentice.

Launch of new 3P’s campaign

Scottish Water has teamed up with Edinburgh’s famous penguins to raise public awareness of its new 3P’s campaign and prevent toilet and sewer blockages.

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MSP backs fracking ban

MSP backs fracking ban

Fracking ban gets thumps up from MSP

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High Street development facing further problems

High Street development facing further problems

Residents’ patience is running out with a High Street development which has been described as “hideous” and faces further problems.

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Grow Wild reaps benefits of organic lifestyle

Grow Wild reaps benefits of organic lifestyle

With the country confronted by an obesity epidemic, climate change and a decline in wildlife, the demand to produce healthy food, curb greenhouse gas emissions and restore animal habitats becomes greater.

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Linlithgow MSP Fiona Hyslop

Tell them how bus services can improve, MSP urges

Bus users across West Lothian are urged to get involved and have their say in two new public consultations that will help shape the future of bus services and smart ticketing in Scotland.

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Gardeners should look out for an impressive autumnal emergence of species such as Comma, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood in the coming weeks.

Can autumn offer a butterfly boost?

Gardeners are being asked to look out for butterflies this autumn after species struggled during the cold and wet summer holiday season.

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Haugh Park in Fife was among the 2017 Scottish award winners. Pic: Katrina Johnstone.

Vote for your favourite Scottish park

Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, is encouraging members of the public to vote for their favourite Scottish Green Flag Award park as part of a UK-wide competition.

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Environment Minister, Roseanna Cunningham is encouraging people to recycle more. Pic: Michael Gillen.

Businesses urged to be ‘Waste Warriors’

Zero Waste Scotland is calling on local authorities, businesses and organisations to sign up and join its Recycle Week army of ambassadors in a bid to get people to recycle more.

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