Peep at the past

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This week we are back in the 1950s with a group photograph of the 2nd West Lothian Scout Troop.

Pictured are Cub Scouts, Scouts and officers.

The location of the photograph is not recalled.

Among the faces in the 
photograph are a young Tom Kerr, Provost of West Lothian, and Jim McGurk, former secretary of the Deacons’ Court.

If you recognise any of the faces in this blast from the past, email the Journal and Gazette on the address below.

If you have an old photo to share, hand it in to the Journal and Gazette office at 114 High Street, Linlithgow, or Bo’ness Library (Mondays and Fridays, 2-3pm) or email jpegs to

Please include your daytime phone number.