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Fiona Hyslop MSP, Minister for Culture and External Affairs . Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Linlithgow MSP welcomes more childcare

Linlithgow MSP Fiona Hyslop (SNP) has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement which would commit £645 million to expand early learning and childcare provision across Scotland and save families in West Lothian £4,500 per child a year.

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West Lothian Leisure team members celebrate their gold win

Leisure Trust have taken the top award

West Lothian Leisure, a charitable trust delivering sport, physical activity and cultural services from 20 sites across the region has for the second year running achieved a Gold Award in the UK Member Experience Awards – the only community leisure trust in Scotland to do so.

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Cllr James Kerr

Bus pass for split parent kids?

Falkirk Council has promised to look at how pupils who split their time between two parents’ homes could be given bus passes to travel to school from both houses.

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Bo'ness and Blackness councillors Ann Ritchie SNP, David Aitchison LAB and Lynn Munro CON

Bo’ness homes plan approved

Councillors have agreed that 64 houses will be built on land to the north of 44 Drum Farm Lane, Bo’ness, despite neighbours’ concerns that their homes would be overlooked.

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