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Warning over stricken bird in Linlithgow

The Scottish SPCA is urging fishermen to clear their rubbish after being alerted to a cormorant who was attached to a tree after swallowing fishing line tangled round a branch in Linlithgow Loch.

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Planning granted for new South Queensferry housing development

Planning granted for new South Queensferry housing development

A giant housing development earmarked for the southern area of South Queensferry has been finally given the green light.

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Farewell to talented Linlithgow gardener Tommy

Farewell to talented Linlithgow gardener Tommy

Members of Linlithgow Burgh Beautiful have paid tribute to a much-valued member, who was famed for his green fingers.

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From schoolgirl to Supergirl on Forth Bridge

From schoolgirl to Supergirl on Forth Bridge

A South Queensferry lass won’t be beaten in her quest to run across the Forth Bridge to raise cash to pay for a charity volunteering trip overseas.

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Notice of more roadworks between Dalmeny and Scotstoun

Notice of more roadworks between Dalmeny and Scotstoun

Overnight carriageway closures are planned on the A90 westbound between Dalmeny and Scotstoun on the nights of Monday 26 March and Tuesday 27 March.

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Cash on the table to make Bo’ness better place

Cash on the table to make Bo’ness better place

Proactive residents who care about their community are getting a second chance to have their say at crunch talks tonight ( March 20)

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Symbol of Scotland is true worldbeater

Symbol of Scotland is true worldbeater

The Forth Bridge now shares a status with just three other bridges on the planet after being officially named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Amber weather warning alert for Linlithgow and beyond

Amber weather warning alert for Linlithgow and beyond

West Lothian is affected by an updated amber warning which is active until 6pm tomorrow (Thursday) across most of mainland Scotland.

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Linlithgow to Livingston diversion will last a fortnight - starting tomorrow.

Linlithgow to Livingston diversion will last a fortnight - starting tomorrow.

Motorists who commute from Linlithgow to Livingston via the Dechmont Roundabout are being advised that the road between Dechmont Roundabout (Dobbies) and Houston Mains Roundabout will be closed for two weeks to allow for carriageway resurfacing.

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Ineos is seeking damages from the Scottish Government. Pic: Michael Gillen

Group opposed to Ineos road closure calls for more support

Campaigners are looking for further backing in their bid to prevent a petrochemical giant’s plan to permanently close part of a Grangemouth road.

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Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

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Linlithgow station at centre of second day of rail disruption

Linlithgow station at centre of second day of rail disruption

Rail passengers travelling between Glasgow and Edinburgh face a second day of disruption following a landslip on the main line between the cities.

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Demolition day for historic building

Demolition day for historic building

Linlithgow’s Victoria Hall on High Street is due to be demolished over a phased period of 13 weeks, with works commencing on January 29.

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Weather warning still in place across Central Scotland

Weather warning still in place across Central Scotland

The “be prepared” amber warning is in place for wide parts of the country, including Strathclyde, Central, the Lothians, south west Scotland, Tayside and Fife from 07:00 until 22:00.

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The coldest week of the winter is expected this week. Picture: TSPL

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

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The coldest week of the winter is expected this week. Picture: TSPL

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

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Panto season continues in Linlithgow

Panto season continues in Linlithgow

The pantomime season is still well and truly in full swing in Linlithgow as a three night run of an hilarious top show began last night (Thursday)

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Leading author to visit Linlithgow

Leading author to visit Linlithgow

The Burgh Halls in Linlithgow have been assigned as a stop-off point for a leading author who is promoting her new book.

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