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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Contract Notice: West Lothian Council are seeking tenders for the services of a suitably qualified supplier to provide high quality printing of the council~s quarterly newspaper Bulletin~.
Is the West Lothian Question keeping you awake at night?
WEST Lothian Council chief John McGinty yesterday blasted food giant Vion for betraying staff at the Hall's of Broxburn plant.
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.
The 37-year-old singer-songwriter, of Pumpherston, West Lothian - who appeared in the 2006 series of the show - died last week after losing her battle with bladder cancer.
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].
London, July 27 (ANI): Susan Boyle must have become an overnight star by appearing on 'Britain's Got Talent', but she is still making sure not to ignore her ties with her hometown, and is thus buying a her West Lothian home.
Responding formally to the Scottish MPs' report yesterday, the Government pointed out that there had been no attempt to set up a full inquiry into the West Lothian question.
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.
Rory Blackhall had not been seen since Thursday morning outside Meldrum Primary School in the Deans area of Livingston, 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.

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