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Linlithgow and District Allotment Society

    Covid-19 and the allotment With permission from West Lothian Council, Oakwell allotment has been allowed to remain open for members to get their daily exercise.  We have strict rules about social distancing but working on your own plot ensures that plot holders stay apart.  We have taken other steps and given instructions to […]

Burgh Beautiful Linlithgow

    Burgh Beautiful – Up for the Challenge! In a recent publication, Burgh Beautiful was commenting on the amount of rain we have had.  Now it is the amount of sunshine.  My mother who loves the sun wants some rain.  She is concerned for the farmers whose grass will not be growing to allow […]

Linlithgow’s Soilmen

    TRAVELLING INTO THE PAST IN LOCKDOWN In these strange times when we have been restricted in so many of our normal activities, walking has become part of the daily routine. It’s led me to explore more of the local area, and it was during a recent walk that I ended up taking a […]

1926 – THE MARCHES THAT NEVER WAS

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! A bolt from the blue. No Marches this year. That’s how local journalist, Robert Fleming, writing in his Broadcastings by Radio column in the West Lothian Courier, broke the news that the 1926 Marches had been cancelled. He echoed the feelings of many when he wrote: “That there is keen disappointment at […]

Recycling Centres to re-open on Monday 1st June

West Lothian Council All five  Recycling Centres in West Lothian – Oakbank (Livingston), Whitburn, Linlithgow, Broxburn and Blackburn – will re-open on Monday. All five centres will be open 7 days a week from 10am – 6pm. They have been closed due to restrictions on non-essential travel which have been in place across the country […]

Support for business tenants impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic

West Lothian Council – Council Executive Meeting Tuesday 26th March Eligible business tenants of West Lothian Council will be able to request to defer rent payments in order to aid business recovery and mitigate against the negative financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The deferment of rent payments was agreed at a meeting of West […]

Linlithgow Grange Rotary – Tree of Light

These are strange, troubled times. But one positive from this Coronavirus Crisis is that we really appreciate our social interaction − taken for granted until now. Loneliness is a dreadful experience which, in the weeks ahead, many will experience acutely. Various Linlithgow organisations work tirelessly to help combat this feeling of isolation. For this reason, […]

Last Chance to Invest in Linlith-Go-Solar!

If you’ve been out walking for your daily exercise in Linlithgow, you may have seen the solar panels peeking through on the roofs of Linlithgow Golf Club, Linlithgow Sports Club and Linlithgow Rugby Club. Despite the impact of the coronavirus, Linlith-Go-Solar (a project from Linlithgow Community Development Trust) and AES Solar Ltd managed to complete installation all the solar panels before […]

“Deliver & Collect” West Lothian

West Lothian Council Working Guide for “Deliver and Collect” West Lothian Council has launched a new guide to ensure local residents have access to food, medicine and other support. To help local residents, the council compiled a useful list to signpost them to organisations that offer delivery or collections in West Lothian. This includes a […]

Recycling Centres – Update

    West Lothian Council   Recycling Centres update Following recent media coverage, West Lothian Council has confirmed that Recycling Centres in West Lothian remain closed. They remain closed due to restrictions on non-essential travel and social distancing measures, which have been in place across the country throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The council will be […]