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Garden uplift update on charges in Queensferry and Kirkliston

A controversial scheme which will see householders charged for the use of brown bins has moved up a gear after its registration service started.

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Linlithgow environmental initiative launched

Linlithgow environmental initiative launched

An environmental group in Linlithgow is aiming to raise the profile for a four-pronged action plan to reduce the town’s carbon footprint.

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It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

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Dalmeny station row

Dalmeny station row

Passengers have been woefully let down as they try to maximise the potential of a key transport hub which needs a better parking plan in place, it is claimed

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Bus boost for Kirkliston and South Queensferry

Bus boost for Kirkliston and South Queensferry

Kirkliston and South Queensferry will have their own direct bus link to Glasgow within days after bus giant Stagecoach stepped in.

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Young gardeners in Linlithgow could win big

Young gardeners in Linlithgow could win big

Organisers of a Linlithgow-based competition to get the younger generation gardening have extended the deadline of the contest to Saturday June 2.

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Unexpected uplift charge sparks fury in South Queensferry

Unexpected uplift charge sparks fury in South Queensferry

Residents in Queensferry, Kirkliston and Dalmeny, who want to continue to have their garden waste collected, will have to pay a new ‘garden tax’

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Uplift update for Linlithgow bins

Uplift update for Linlithgow bins

West Lothian residents are being advised that some disruption to bin collections are expected during the May public holiday - and are being asked to put bins out on different days.

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A cormorant

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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