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GEDDES CONSULTING HAVE NOW APPLIED TO WEST LOTHIAN COUNCIL TO DEVELOP THE LAND AT BURNHOUSE FARM  
Dechmont Community Council have submitted our objection. If you would like to read the full document please follow this link 
If you would like to see some of the comments that have been submitted you can view them
 here 
N.B not all comments are available to see yet

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SPECIAL BULLETIN-DRUG DEALING

REDUCING THE MISERY CAUSED BY DRUGS-  LINK TO THE REPORT

IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR WISH TO REPORT ANY DRUG RELATED INCIDENCES

Please contact Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 
 

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               DECHMONT ROAD TRAFFIC CALMING CONSULTATION

We received responses from over 100 homes. 
USE THE LINK BELOW TO ACCESS DETAILS OF THE FINDINGS:
Traffic calming proposals and community consultation findings

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CHANGES TO FIRE SAFETY LAW FEBRUARY 2022-  SEE HOW THE CHANGES WILL EFFECT YOU.................

Whether you're a homeowner or a tenant - see what changes are being made & how to comply.

By February 2022, every Scottish home needs Interlinked Fire Alarms

Here is the link to the Scottish Government website where you will find further information and a list of FAQs;

https://www.gov.scot/publications/fire-and-smoke-alarms-in-scottish-homes/

 

SFRS Website and information on the smoke detection standard, associated safety in the home and how to access a HFSV from SFRS;

https://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-safety/for-householders.aspx

 

Owner occupiers should request a HFSV (See Website for ways to achieve this) from SFRS and where applicable i.e. found to be at high risk from fire, detection can be fitted.

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WESTSPACE is the one stop shop online mental health and wellbeing resource for adults in West Lothian. It is clear, concise and locally lead.

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                WESTSPACE site : https://westspace.org.uk/

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Cyrenians OPAL April Newsletter

Click here

 

If you are interested in the work done by the Cyrenians visit their website at  https://cyrenians.scot/how-wehelp

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Heriot-Watt University researchers will visit various West Lothian Library locations to share their work through talks and interactive activities.

An event series generated by the ‘Lothian Lugs’ project, which is part of the Carnegie UK Trust, Engaging Libraries programme and is a collaboration between West Lothian Libraries and Heriot-Watt University.

All in person sessions can be booked via

library.info@westlothian.gov.uk.

Bookings can also be made in person at library venues

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  •  Citizen's Advice Bureau West Lothian- March 2021

The ‘Money Talks’ team is a Scottish Government sponsored scheme specifically introduced to help families and older people at or approaching retirement age or any other low income household. 

 

The team can offer a free, complete and confidential financial health check to make sure the family has all the support needed and where there is some worry about debt to get access to specialist help. 

 

The check can also identify if the family is paying too much for services like gas and electricity.  

 

We can access other specialist services about money, work, benefits or indeed any other issue that the family might need a bit of advice about.

 

We don’t want families to put their head in the sand and hope the worries go away. We want them to get in touch so we can help. 

 

West Lothian residents can get in touch by: 

Calling our advice line – 01506 432977 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday) and ask for a call back from Money Talks. 

Texting us on 07712 305764

Emailing us at enquiries@cabwestlothian.casonline.org.uk and ask for Money Talks

Visiting our website www.cabwestlothian.org.uk where there are links to self-help advice and how to access the national Money Talks service.

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WEST LOTHIAN FOOD TRAIN  

If anyone aged 65 or older (50-65) is struggling to get out to the supermarket or is finding it difficult to get an online slot, then West Lothian Food Train can help. Please contact them on

01506 413013or email westlothian@thefoodtrain.co.uk for assistance.

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