West Lothian


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West Lothian

n
(Placename) a council area and historical county of central Scotland, on the Firth of Forth: became part of Lothian region in 1975: reinstated as an independent authority (with revised boundaries) in 1996: agriculture, oil-refining. Administrative centre: Livingston. Pop: 161 020 (2003 est). Area: 425 sq km (164 sq miles)

West′ Lo′thi•an

(ˈloʊ ði ən)
n.
a historic county in S Scotland. Formerly, Linlithgow.
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Contractor address : West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
The 14-year-old-boy was taken to St John's Hospital in Livingston for treatment following the attack which happened at St Kentigern's Academy in Blackburn, West Lothian, at 8.
West Lothian Council said: "Pupils at St Kentigern's are asked to remove all non-school related badges.
RISING membership at West Lothian Chamber of Commerce suggests the local economy is in good shape.
Is the West Lothian Question keeping you awake at night?
Last week, the Sunday Mail told how social workers at the Strathbrock Family Unit in Broxburn, West Lothian, were meant to be providing 24-hour support to the child's drug addict parents.
West Lothian has been mined for the diverse mineral deposits under its rich glacial till [2] since 1165 when monks first extracted coal at Carridon [3].
The West Lothian Drug Action Team has launched a campaign in partnership with c-stores, supermarkets, off-licences and the police to target adults who buy alcohol for under 18s.
Scottish Natural Heritage intervened after planning permission was given for the pounds 65million privately run prison near Addiewell, West Lothian.
Proof the National Eisteddfod Hapnod Lottery is far reaching in its appeal emerged over the past two weeks, with winners declared in London, Wem in Shropshire and Livingston, West Lothian.
West Lothian Alcohol & Drug Partnership have a requirement for service providers to provide professional psychological therapy supportservices (group work) for those affected by Substance Misuse.
CUT-PRICE supermarket firm Aldi yesterday said they are taking on up to 200 workers at their West Lothian base.

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