West Lothian

Councillors to discuss updated Edinburgh and South East Scotland development plan

A proposed updated planning document covering Edinburgh and South East Scotland is to be discussed during a public meeting next week.

Published 24 May 2016

Works to start on Blackburn Partnership Centre

Construction of the new Blackburn Partnership Centre will start in the next few weeks after the final contract was agreed.

Published 12 April 2016

ISG secures Aldi HQ extension scheme

ISG has been appointed to carry out a multi-million pound project to extend the Scottish headquarters of supermarket group Aldi.

Published 7 March 2016

West Lothian Council agrees £109m housing budget

West Lothian Council will spend over £109 million over the next two years improving and increasing its council housing stock.

Published 1 March 2016

Infrastructure to remain a priority in ‘challenging’ West Lothian budget

West Lothian Council has vowed to ensure that key infrastructure areas such as education and roads are protected as it gets set to agree its revenue budget for 2016/17 tomorrow.

Published 22 February 2016

£2.5m primary school extension begins in West Lothian

A £2.5 million primary school extension project is underway in West Lothian.

Published 12 February 2016

Councillors fail to reach a decision on West Lothian homes site

Plans to build over 800 new homes on the site of the former West Lothian hospital are to continue after councillors failed to reach a decision on the application.

Published 9 February 2016

Governments commit to £1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal

Partners behind the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal hope to have a deal agreed by early next year after both the UK and Scottish governments showed their commitment to the £1 billion project.

Published 30 November 2015

£1bn Edinburgh and South East of Scotland City Region deal bid to be submitted

The £1 billion Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland City Region deal will reach a major milestone today as the six bid partners submit their proposal to the Westminster and Scottish governments.

Published 4 September 2015

Business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.

Published 14 August 2015

West Lothian Council wins decision to reject planning applications

West Lothian Council has won two appeals against decisions to reject planning applications in Burghmuir and Clarendon.

Published 4 August 2015

Ogilvie awarded £7.5m West Lothian school project

Work has started on a £7.5 million project to build a new primary school in Armadale after West Lothian Council appointed a contractor to the project.

Published 26 June 2015

Over 200 new council homes set for West Lothian and North Lanarkshire

Affordable housing developer Lovell is set to design and build 221 new council homes for North Lanarkshire Council and West Lothian Council at a combined value of £23.61 million.

Published 28 May 2015

School pupils to build career with new foundation apprenticeship

Pupils in West Lothian and Highland secondary schools are set to benefit from a new foundation apprenticeship in construction which has been launched at the new Forth crossing.

Published 22 May 2015

West Lothian announces £194m revised capital programme

West Lothian Council has unveiled an updated capital programme for 2015/16 to 2017/18 which includes investment in schools, roads and open spaces totalling over £194 million.

Published 2 February 2015