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- Contributions Policy Frequently Asked QuestionChanges to non-residential social care services in West Lothian have taken place following the introduction of a new Contributions Policy.
- New Head of Social Policy appointed
- West Lothian Council is working on proposals to bring forward a Memorial and Headstone Safety Policy.
- Mr Harvey takes over at WinchburghIan Harvey has been appointed as permanent Headteacher of Winchburgh Primary School and Early Learning Centre.
- Civic reception for Greatest Dancer EllieWest Lothian Council is set to honour the achievements of Livingston dancer Ellie Fergusson.
- Bank holiday bin collection updatesBin collections in West Lothian are changing over the Good Friday, Easter Monday and May Day public holidays.
- Roundabouts are the way forward for local businessesRoundabouts are the way forward for local businesses
- Woodland gift acceptedWest Lothian Council is set to accept an offer of a gift of woodland in the Bathgate Hills.
- Watson Park improvements approvedNearly £1 million is set to be invested in new sports facilities at Watson Park in Armadale.
- New headteacher for PUCPSSarah Burton has been appointed as Headteacher of Pumpherston and Uphall Station Community Primary School.
- Contributions Policy Frequently Asked Question
- Scottish Conservatives confirm European election candidate list
- Another meaningful vote: how important is the European Parliament election?
- Scottish Labour reveals list of European election candidates
- UK ministers urge internet users to increase online security
- Tory donors 'giving money to MPs instead of Theresa May'
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (LDP)
Intention to Adopt Plan
The West Lothian Local Development Plan Proposed Plan was submitted to the Scottish Government Planning & Environmental Appeals Division (DPEA) on 28 October 2016 to examine the unresolved representations to the Plan.
The principal Report of Examination was issued on 11 … Continue reading
Our feedback questionnaire on the interest in a CDT for Murieston revealed the following suggestions:
- Extending Murieston Trail to Cobbinshaw Reservoir
- Improve facilities at Campbridge Pond
- Maintain and support Murieston and Linhouse Trails
- Fencing to separate playpark from the rest of the field at Robin’s Lane, plus additonal seating
- Inclusive community events – … Continue reading
SEStran currently fund and run a program called TripshareSEStran which uses the Liftshare platform. It performs similarly to Ride Connect with social media and App based connectivity as well as a web portal.
There are currently over 9000 members across the region and they encourage local businesses and community … Continue reading
Associate members may be appointed by a community council where there may be a need for individuals with particular skills or knowledge. These individuals do not have voting rights. Associate members may serve for a fixed period as determined by the community council or for the term of … Continue reading
An article By Prof Cliff Hague (21st Feb 2018)
“How and why has 70 years of planning benefited Scotland? With a Bill to reform the planning system now before Holyrood, this question is timely. Planning is not just about contesting your neighbour’s conservatory; it has long-term impacts on … Continue reading
Livingston South station will close for 10 days from close of service on Thursday 29th March and re-opening on the morning of Monday 9th April 2018. Buses will replace trains at this time. The second community drop in will be on Monday 26th Feb from 4pm – 6.30pm in the Murieston … Continue reading
Car sharing for the daily commute to Edinburgh or Glasgow
Following the recent news about Wellhead Farm and the fact that the development will go ahead despite our best efforts, I thought I’d look at digital solutions to ease the pressure on the A71, M8 and the Livingston South Train … Continue reading
West Lothian Development Trust
The West Lothian Development Trust was set up to administer and manage the West Lothian Development Trust Fund. The total community benefit that WLDT will receive in the next financial year will be in the region of £250K. The trust comprises of members from the communities … Continue reading