A development which has created almost 150 homes in the heart of Livingston was one of the winners at the Scotland Loves Local Awards. West Lothian Council and Wheatley Group picked up the Town Centre Living Award for its Almondvale Court project.
West Lothian Council officially launched a new strategy to tackle poverty at a Tackling Poverty Conference hosted by its Anti-Poverty service. 'Better Off West Lothian Tackling Poverty Strategy 2023-2028' takes a refreshed approach to the changing challenges caused by lack of sufficient income,
West Lothian Council has advised tenants to be aware of service disruption as a result of industrial action taking place on certain days during October. Tenants are advised that only emergency housing repairs will be carried out by the building services housing repairs department on the following da
A new approach aims to help minimise the impact of poverty for West Lothian residents. The West Lothian Community Planning Partnership Board recently backed the new Tackling Poverty Strategy which will run until 2028.
The sale of the site of the former community centre and former petrol filling station in Blackburn has been approved by West Lothian Council. The 0.787-hectare brownfield site at Ash Grove was the location of the former Blackburn Community Centre and its adjoining car park, along with the site
A number of buildings and pavilions in West Lothian will be disposed of by the council after being declared surplus to requirements. Sites at Armadale, Broxburn and Livingston Xcite swimming pools have been approved as being surplus to requirements by the local authority.
Families in West Lothian are being urged to check if they are eligible for help with school costs. A range of help and support is available for families who receive certain benefits with the cost of the school day. These include clothing grants, free school meals and milk, which can all be applied f
A new Local Child Poverty Action Report has been published by West Lothian Council. The Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017 sets out ambitious targets to significantly reduce child poverty in Scotland by 2030. The Act also places a duty on councils to work together with health boards to develop, produ
West Lothian Council has updated its Housing Capital budget with £164 million now set to be invested over the next five years towards the creation and acquisition of new council homes and the ongoing maintenance of quality standards across existing housing stock. Within the updated Housing Cap