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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Meanwhile,Prestwick and West Lothian will battle it outin the Scottish Cup Final at Aberdeen next Saturday.
01 Prior Information Notices (below OJEU threshold): West Lothian Council (the Authority) will be seeking tenders from suitably qualified andexperienced
In the semi-finals, Prestwick beat Turriff 79-62 at Cumbernauld while West Lothian enjoyed an 83-63 victory over Perth at Midlothian
BLANTYRE had West Lothian to thank for hoisting them to the summit of the bowls Premier Division.
West lothian seek to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified contractor to undertake the concrete repairs required at guidliehaugh railway bridge.
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 8.55am on Friday.
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.
The Scottish shale-oil industry centred in West Lothian, a small county located on the southern shore of the River Forth between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with an area of 427 [km.sup.2] [1].
SNH spokesman Ian Bray said: "The orchids there are one of the best orchid populations in West Lothian and have been identified in the West Lothian Biodiversity Action Plan"

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