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News in West Lothian

On this website we will bring you all the latest west Lothian news, places to eat and visit, things to do while in West Lothian, education and areas of interest. This is the number 1 website in anything West Lothian
Tons of history and accompanied by beautiful countryside, West Lothian is a must see when visiting Scotland. Located in between Glasgow and Edinburgh it provides you with a fantastic day out.

Things to do in West Lothian

Linlithgow Palace
a truly wonderful historic ruin which was the very birthplace of Mary the queen of the Scots, inside visit the palace the great hall where monarchs hosted banquets, go on the James IV's suite of chambers there is so much to see this is surely a must see.
Bennie Museum
Bathgate's successful Bennie Museum is currently running a exhibition fantastic for children called Museum of Childhood which shows aspects of life from the viewpoint of Bathgate's children from years ago. This will include vintage books and games.
Whether you to visit historic building or go on walks and witness spectacular views there is so much that West Lothian has to offer.

 

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News reviews and up to the minute West Lothian stories not reported elsewhere

On our site we will be bring you all the latest West Lothian news, business, education and all fantastic touristic areas you should visit while you're in West Lothian. We have the latest business news for the whole of Scotland. Our beautiful West Lothian is one of 32 council areas in Scotland our capital is the amazing Livingston, which is the largest town in West Lothian.

Livingston is the fourth new town to be built post World War 2 in Scotland. It is located about 15 miles west of Edinburgh and around 30 miles east of Glasgow.
It is conveniently situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow. So it's the perfect day out for you and your family.

On this site we will go more into detail on topics such as: business, education, things to do in West Lothian and more so why not have a look around to find out more about the beautiful West Lothian areas and the latest news.

Linlithgow Palace
a truly wonderful historic ruin which was the very birthplace of Mary the queen of the Scots, inside visit the palace the great hall where monarchs hosted banquets, go on the James IV's suite of chambers there is so much to see this is surely a must see.

Bennie Museum
Bathgate's successful Bennie Museum is currently running a exhibition fantastic for children called Museum of Childhood which shows aspects of life from the viewpoint of Bathgate's children from years ago. This will include vintage books and games.
Whether you to visit historic building or go on walks and witness spectacular views there is so much that West Lothian has to offer.

Top 5 places to eat in West Lothian
These are the top 5 ranked restaurants in West Lothian:

  • Terrace Restaurant(Livingston)
  • Heritage (Bathgate)
  • Karma (Whit burn)
  • Auld Hole in the Wall (Linlithgow)
  • Hot Flame (Livingston)

Areas of interest in West Lothian
Blackburn
Bathgate
Kirknewton
Dechmonth
Newbridge
Fauldhouse
Livingston
Linlithgow
West Calder
Broxburn & Uphall
East Calder
Mid Calder
Edinburgh & The Lothians
Winchburgh
Whitburn

Education
West Lothian Council is backing ambitious plans for a second Public Private Partnership project for local schools.
The £48 million programme will provide major improvements at five secondary schools – Armadale Academy, St Kentigern’s Academy in Blackburn and Deans Community High School, Inveralmond Community High School and James Young High School in Livingston.
If you turn 16 in Scotland between 1 March and 30 September you can leave school after 31 May of that year.
If you turn 16 between 1 October and the end of February you can leave at the start of the Christmas holidays in that school year.
West Lothian College is an award winning provider of further education based in Livingston, West Lothian.
The College offers the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, offering a diverse curriculum to approximately 8000 learners.
This shows the high level of education you can receive in West Lothian.

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