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  Miss West Lothian with DJ Colin Jackson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
- due to an e-mail failure, Miss West Lothian entry forms submitted in the last two weeks have not been recorded.
Former Miss Scotland, Lois Weatherup, is to be a judge at this year's Miss West Lothian event in Livi Nitespot on Wednesday December 5.
KIMBERLEY Thomson, from Whitburn, is the reigning Miss West Lothian.
www.misswestlothian.co.uk   (93 words)

  
 Armadale, West Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
West Lothian Situated in the heart of Silicon Glen, West Lothian is a thriving district with a population of around 150,000.
West Lothian was recently rated as the second best place in Britain to live.
West Lothian Council Education Services This site provides information on the work of the education services department of West Lothian Council.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Armadale,_West_Lothian.html   (429 words)

  
 West Lothian question - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The West Lothian question is a question posed by Tam Dalyell, MP for the Scottish constituency of West Lothian during the debate over Scottish devolution in the 1970s, and which is still relevant after the 1999 establishment of the Scottish Parliament.
Protests have been growing recently, especially after legislation for the creation of foundation hospitals in England, an extremely controversial policy, was passed due to the votes of Scottish MPs when a majority of English MPs had voted against.
Recently, with the new constitutional landscape in the UK questions have arisen over the legitimacy of the West Lothian Question - which was first posed back in the 1970's.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Lothian_question   (663 words)

  
 BootsnAll.com - West Lothian, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
West Lothian stretches east to west between the districts of Edinburgh and Falkirk and nestles (ain't that an evocative word?) in the valleys that lie between the Forth Estuary (to the north) and the Pentland Hills (to the south).
West Lothian Council has invested a lot of money in sport and leisure facilities in the area.
West Lothian is (I have to admit) not the most exciting place in the world but if you're visiting Edinburgh for a while I recommend you come over for a visit.
www.bootsnall.com /europetravelguides/may99wlothian.shtml   (1112 words)

  
 West Lothian on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Under the Local Government Act of 1973, West Lothian was divided between the Lothian and Central regions.
In the local government reorganization of 1996, the Lothian and Central regions were dissolved and the council area of West Lothian was created in part from that portion of the county of West Lothian that had been assigned to the Lothian region.
The county of West Lothian was formerly called Linlithgow or Linlithgowshire.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/W/WestL1oth.asp   (365 words)

  
 Details of West Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
West Lothian is situated between Edinburgh and the Borders to the east, and Falkirk, North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire to the west, with the Firth of Forth to the north.
The region rises from the lowlands in the north and north-east to the Pentland Hills in the south-east and moorland in the south and west.
West Lothian was earlier known as Linlithgowshire until 1975 when it became a district in Lothian Region.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/councils/councildetails29.html   (468 words)

  
 GENUKI: West Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
West Lothian Local History Library is at Library Headquarters, Connolly House, Hopefield Road, Blackburn EH47 7HZ; Telephone 01506 776331.
West Lothian Archives and Record Management Service says: "The Archives does not have records which will help with the initial stages of genealogical research.
FreeCen for West Lothian has an index including a substantial part of the 1841 census for the county, and welcomes more transcribers for this project providing free access to 19th century census indexes.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/sct/WLN/index.html   (726 words)

  
 West Lothian --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Livingston lies mainly within the historic county of West Lothian, but the part of the town south of the River Almond belongs to the historic county of Midlothian.
West stood out as a social critic with strong religious ties who discussed the importance of class and economic issues in the fl community, both as a professor and as a...
Situated between Israel and Jordan, the West Bank is a disputed territory that covers an area of approximately 2,270 square miles (5,900 square kilometers) west of the Jordan River and the Dead Sea.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9076620?tocId=9076620   (963 words)

  
 BBC News | Talking Politics | The West Lothian Question
Two, it is argued that the potential West Lothian anomaly is outweighed by the actual past anomaly of Scotland voting predominantly for one party - Labour - and being governed by the Conservatives.
Two, West Lothian could be tackled by obliging Scottish MPs to absent themselves from Westminster votes on purely English matters.
One point that is perhaps worth bearing in mind, however, is that West Lothian is not a core issue for the Scots.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/talking_politics/82358.stm   (1005 words)

  
 West Lothian
West Lothian is a small county lying on the south bank of the Firth of Forth and bounded by Midlothian to the east, Stirlingshire to the west, and Lanarkshire to the south.
The county town is Linlithgow and, indeed, the county was formerly known as Linlithgowshire.
On a completely different note, it was near Bathgate in West Lothian that the world's oldest known fossil reptile was found in 1989.
www.mearnscraft.co.uk /westloth.htm   (448 words)

  
 Area Report - Policing in West Lothian 1998-99 : Page 2
I give my personal commitment to those who ply their evil trade within West Lothian, that they will continue to be identified, arrested and put before the courts.
West Lothian's appalling death toll on the roads has continued to rise.
In West Lothian, all of my officers and support staff are increasingly committed to providing a high quality service to our communities, despite the ever increasing demands upon us.
www.lbp.police.uk /publications/anrep99/wlr/wlr-02.htm   (379 words)

  
 West Lothian
In West Lothian you can follow in the footsteps of Neolithic man, the Knights of St John and Mary, Queen of Scots, the tragic Scottish monarch who was born here in 1542.
West Lothian is ideally placed for a packed day-out from Edinburgh, Glasgow or further afield.
One of the surprising pleasures of West Lothian is the proximity of its towns to open countryside that can best be enjoyed in the county's three country parks which are open all year round.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/explorebymap/edinburgh/westlothian   (185 words)

  
 CreatWeb - Web Design West Lothian, Bathgate based Web Design Company, Website Maintenance, commercial photography, ...
Not only does a website allow you to reach local markets - such as customers in West Lothian for example - but also worldwide markets.
TLC Health in Bathgate, West Lothian, offer a wide range of professional medical equipment for pain management, respiratory use, mobility and home nursing.
Trichem Scotland, who are based in Bathgate, West Lothian, are a leading supplier of cleaning chemicals and janitorial materials to the food and catering industries.
www.creatweb.co.uk   (727 words)

  
 West Lothian's latest news
WEST LOTHIAN 'cruisers' expected to turn up to an event in Falkirk on Thursday, October 6, are being warned that the only thing they'll cruise into is the long arm of the law.
West Lothian Council say that, to ensure the safety of the public and the workforce, it will be necessary to employ lane closures and/or contraflows on the A899 for the duration of the works.
West Lothian NEWS was contacted by residents of Esk Drive, complaining about the work going on in the area to lift slabs and replace them with tarmacadam.
www.westlothiannews.co.uk /Articles/Today.html   (7172 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: West Lothian question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house.
The Houses of Parliament, seen over Westminster Bridge The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty).
Westminster is the area located immediately to the west of the ancient City of London, in the centre of the wider conurbation of London.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/West-Lothian-question   (2684 words)

  
 Artlink West Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Artlink West Lothian was established in 1993 as part of our Urban Arts Programme.
Artlink West Lothian has created a large number of education projects and activities in an area where there was no previous arts provision.
Artlink West Lothian has a workshop and community exhibition space in Broxburn and continues its highly successful work.
www.artlinkedinburgh.co.uk /bg_wlothian.html   (322 words)

  
 The West Lothian Question - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The West Lothian Question is a quandary that has plagued the people of the Scottish hamlet of West Lothia for centuries.
This phenomenon in itself caused the people of West Lothia to produce some of the most accurate watches in all of Scotland, but the Question remained.
An intelligent observer of the situation may ask, "Why don't the people of West Lothia simply cook their own food?" Herein lies another unique natural phenomenon: the West Lothians have a genetic trait that physically prohibits them from preparing anything but quiche.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/The_West_Lothian_Question   (235 words)

  
 New Chair for West Lothian NHS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
His experience of the charitable sector and his work with voluntary organisations in the health sector, the Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) and the NHS, are valuable assets to both the unified Board and to West Lothian Health Care NHS Trust.
Lothian NHS Board is responsible for the strategic planning of health services and the development of measures to improve the health of the community in the Lothian region.
In his capacity as Trust Chair, Mr Smith will be appointed as a member to the Lothian NHS Board, which is remunerated at £7,000 per annum.
www.scotland.gov.uk /pages/news/2002/11/SEHD242.aspx   (620 words)

  
 Carers of West Lothian
Carers of West Lothian is a carer led voluntary organisation that aims to provide support, information, a voice for carers and to work with others to ensure a better quality of life for all carers.
Information provided here includes details of Carers of West Lothian and the services that we provide for carers, electronic versions of the Carers Information Pack, Dovehill News (Our quarterly newsletter), reports that we have published, a Respite Directory (for professionals) and links to useful sources of information for carers.
It is a member of the Princess Royal Trust for Carers network and is partly funded by West Lothian Council and NHS Lothian.
www.carers-westlothian.com /home.htm   (308 words)

  
 West Lothian Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ernie Walker, a former NHS chief executive and chairman of the West Lothian NHS Campaign Group, gave the move a cautious welcome.
Issues such as the West Lothian question - the extent to which Welsh and Scottish MPs should vote on English issues - had to be resolved, he said.
But a pressing issue will be the party's growing clamour to tackle the West Lothian question and the role of Scottish MPs at Westminster.
www.wikiverse.org /west-lothian-question   (569 words)

  
 West Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The child left the scene in Pumpherston, West Lothian, crying, but Johnston continued to fire the weapon and hit a pole next to a boy sitting on a swing.
The £3 million Deanburn Primary School in Bo'ness, West Lothian, replaces the old building, which was virtually destroyed by fire three years ago.
leaflets were distributed and over 1,000 Voice of Freedoms in the wake of recent inaction by the authorities to curb the paedophile menace in West Lothian.
www.wikiverse.org /west-lothian   (200 words)

  
 West Lothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
I think the county of West Lothian has a local flag.
This is actually the logo of the West Lothian local authority.
It depicts the Five Sisters which are shale bings (tailings piles from oil shale mining), the Union Canal (not the River Almond) and the 39 arch Railway viaduct (this has no name and is certainly not known as the eastern arches).
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/gb-sc-wl.html   (153 words)

  
 West Lothian Family History Society
The Society was formed in November 2000 to assist those researching family history and genealogy throughout the county of West Lothian.
Membership is available to anyone with an interest in family history in, or relating to, West Lothian.
1841 - 1891 Censuses for West Lothian parishes.
www.wlfhs.org.uk /main.htm   (229 words)

  
 West Lothian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Lothian or Linlithgowshire (Lodainn an Iar in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy area.
As such, it borders Stirlingshire to the west, Lanarkshire to the south-west and Mid Lothian to the east.
This page was last modified 16:52, 10 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Lothian   (83 words)

  
 The West Lothian Songwriters' Group
The West Lothian Songwriters' Group has held its first showcase event, on behalf of the National Deaf Children's Society.
Over forty people assembled at the Blackness Inn, which is rapidly becoming one of West Lothian's established folk venues.
A particularly pleasant task for the Group was the awarding of the first ever Songwriting Award for West Lothian.
www.angelfire.com /folk/wlsongwriters/WLSGevents.html   (646 words)

  
 West Lothian : Abrexa.co.uk UK directory
West Lothian Focus - Provides free services to residents and businesses in West Lothian.
Whitburn Band - Scottish brass band champions based in West Lothian.
This directory is powered by the Limey Search UK directory, which includes modified data from the Open Directory Project.
www.abrexa.co.uk /Scotland/West_Lothian   (123 words)

  
 West Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The accommodation consists of an entrance vestibule, lounge, single/double bedroom, double bedroom, walk-in cupboard, bathroom with shower, and fitted kitchen with washing machine, fridge/freezer, etc. The property has gas central heating which ensures a cost effective and warm home.
An ideal family home in a rural location in the centre of West Lothian.
Set in a quiet village location, this property is close to West Calder railway station on the Glasgow to Edinburgh line.
www.almondletting.co.uk /2_bed.htm   (522 words)

  
 Web Design business, West Lothian, Livingston - Professional Web design and .NET Developers - Fresheverything, Web ...
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We are a team of the next generation online HTML, CSS Advanced Styles, Search Engine Optimisation Specialists and.NET Developers/Consultants available to you locally.
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