Police appeal following sexual assault in Livingston

Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following a sexual assault in Livingston.

Two men forced entry through a window at the front of the property on Oakbank Park Place. Picture: Google

Thieves steal safe from Livingston food store in Christmas Day raid

A safe containing around £5,000 was stolen during a break-in at a frozen food store on Christmas Day.

The theft took place at Livingston rugby club

Police hunt thieves who stole cash from rugby club function

Two men have forced entry to a function at sports club in West Lothian and escaped with a four-figure sum of cash.

St John's Hospital, Livingston , Pic Lisa Ferguson

Hospital to be investigated after A&E waiting times ‘under-reported’

A probe has been ordered into a major Lothians hospital after a whistleblowing complaint revealed that flagship A&E waiting times were being wrongly recorded by staff.

25/09/2017.The new  Eurofins BioPharma lab at Brucefield Industrial Estate, Livingston.

Lab business Eurofins Scientific opens Livingston facility

A global group of laboratories present in more than 40 countries has today unveiled a new facility in Livingston, set to be one of the largest of its kind in the UK, and after investment of £4 million.

The new lab has been opened in Livingston. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lab business opens lid on multi-million-pound Livingston facility

A global group of laboratories present in more than 40 countries has today unveiled a new facility in Livingston, set to be one of the largest of its kind in the UK, and after investment of £4 million.

The revamp at The Centre will include energy-efficient lighting and improved wi-fi. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Makeover in store for Livingston’s The Centre shopping mall

Hines, the international property firm, has started work on a seven-figure refurbishment of part of Livingston’s The Centre shopping complex.

Kirsty Maxwell, pictured with husband Adam, died after falling from a window. Picture: Contributed

Kirsty Maxwell’s family vows to continue fight for justice

The family of Kirsty Maxwell, who fell to her death in Benidorm, said they will continue the fight for justice after an attempt to detain four men questioned over her death in Spain was blocked.

Smart Fleet Solutions is expanding capacity at its Livingston site. Picture: John Macdougall/AFP/Getty Images

Vehicle refurbishment firm creating 40 Livingston jobs

Vehicle refurbishment specialist Smart Fleet Solutions is investing £2.5 million at its technical centre in Livingston in a move that will create 40 jobs.

Hannah Bardell shows off her Scotland top in the House of Commons. Picture: Contributed

SNP MP wears Scotland football top in House of Commons

SNP MP Hannah Bardell was spotted wearing a Scotland football top in the House of Commons today, ahead of the Scotland women’s national team making their major tournament debut.

Turtle Pack hopes to make a splash with its swimming aid for children. Picture: Ian Waldie/Getty Images

Start-up behind revolutionary child swim aid gains funding

A Stirling-based entrepreneur who developed an alternative to traditional swimming aids for children has secured a six-figure funding injection.

Kayla Doohan was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 20.

Brave Livingston mum ‘one of youngest Scots to get breast cancer’

A BRAVE mum who was one of the youngest Scots to get breast cancer launched Race for Life in Edinburgh today by sounding an airhorn to start the 5K event on its way.

Schuh said it finished the year 'in a good position' after a challenging start. Picture: Contributed

Schuh steps out with rise in turnover and profits

Schuh, the Livingston-headquartered footwear retailer, has hailed the success of its children’s business after booking a steady rise in full-year sales and profit.

The 215-acre site, north of Livingston in West Lothian, has the potential for up to 800 new-build homes. Picture: Contributed

Former Bangour Village Hospital site hits the market

A former psychiatric hospital in West Lothian could become the site of hundreds of new homes after being brought to the market.

Simon Phillips, MD of Livingston-based  Esh Border Construction. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Framework wins give lift to building outfit Esh Border

Building firm Esh Border Construction has unveiled a raft of new multi-million pound framework partnerships as it bolsters its social housing credentials.

Livingston has become an 'acceptable compromise' for some renters, says David Alexander. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

David Alexander: Branching out into the commuter belt

The BBC’s Reporting Scotland recently filmed a meeting of Musselburgh residents, held as a result of complaints about the local rail service to and from Edinburgh.

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Techcomp is creating 20 posts in Livingston as it develops new scientific instruments. Picture: Contributed

Jobs injection for Livingston as Techcomp expands

Livingston has received a timely jobs boost with the news that a scientific instruments specialist is to add a further 20 skilled posts at its production and research facility.

Elise Christie has won the 1500m gold at the speed skating world championships in Rotterdam. Picture: AP Photo/Peter Dejong

Speed skater Elise Christie wins gold at World Championships

Elise Christie has claimed the first world title of her career with victory in the women’s 1500m final at the World Short Track Championships in Rotterdam.

Spark Energy launched its training academy last year. Picture: Contributed

Borders energy firm Spark hails training academy success

Twenty residents of the Borders are celebrating after becoming the inaugural graduates of Spark Energy’s newly opened training academy.

Pictured at the Empteezy factory in Livingston, Bruce Wishart founded the business in 1986 after coming up with a new way to easily empty waste into skips. Picture Ian Rutherford

Monday interview: Bruce Wishart, managing director at Empteezy

Manufacturer’s MD considers new markets 30 years after his brainwave led to firm’s set-up, eyeing the Far East as Empteezy targets growth outside Europe

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