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  • Nature reserves
    • Biodiversity

      Although West Lothian is an urban dominated environment the diversity and quality of its countryside and urban areas is important in the context of sustainable development and its communities.

    • Local Nature Reserves

      Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) are places to enjoy and learn more about local wildlife or geology and can be found near city centres, on the coast, or in the countryside.

  • Noise
    • Aircraft Noise

      West Lothian is on the flight path for Edinburgh Airport, which handles around 300 flights a day. Aircraft normally take off over West Lothian into the westerly wind (about 75% of the time), but when the wind is easterly, they come over Livingston before landing.

    • Animal Noise

      Dogs, cockerels, parrots, rabbits and farm animals have all resulted in noise complaints. In some cases, the council can investigate complaints and intervene.

    • Noise from Construction Work

      A certain amount of noise is inherent in most types of construction and building operations, which can rarely be completely prevented. However, noise from construction sites can be very disturbing.

    • Noise Pollution

      Environmental Health has responsibility for investigating most types of noise problems.

    • Noise from Railways and Railway Engineering

      Railways are an effective part of out transport network, but just like roads, they produce noise. This can come from routine operation, heavy freight trains or engineering works

    • Burglar Alarms

      Environmental Health and the Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) deal with complaints about audible intruder alarms

    • Noise from Wind Turbines

      As well as being more efficient in the way we use energy, the other way to reduce the amount of Carbon dioxide from power generation is to use 'renewable' technologies. These make use of natural sources of energy and so cannot be used up. Now familiar in West Lothian are wind turbines.

  • Nuisance
    • Statutory Nuisance law

      Many environmental protection, housing and public health matters are dealt with using the law of Statutory Nuisance. This deals with the unreasonable interference with the ability of someone to enjoy their property. It is subjective, or a matter of judgement.

  • Nursery schools
    • Addiewell PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Addiewell PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Apply for pre-school and school places

      How to apply for pre-school and school places in West Lothian through the Pupil Placement section.

    • Armadale PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Armadale PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Bankton PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Bankton PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Bathgate Early Years Centre

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Bathgate Early Years Centre including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Bathgate West Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Bathgate West Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Bellsquarry PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Bellsquarry PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Blackridge PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Blackridge PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Bonnytoun Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Bonnytoun Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Bridgend PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Bridgend PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Broxburn PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Broxburn PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Carmondean PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Carmondean PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Croftmalloch PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Croftmalloch PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Deans PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Deans PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Dechmont Infant School Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Dechmont Infant School Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • East Calder PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for East Calder PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Eastertoun Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Eastertoun Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Eliburn Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Eliburn Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Falla Hill PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Falla Hill PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Fauldhouse Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Fauldhouse Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Find a school or nursery

      Find schools and nurseries in West Lothian using this search facility.

    • Glenvue Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Glenvue Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Greenrigg PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Greenrigg PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Hopefield Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Hopefield Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Howden St Andrew's PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Howden St Andrew's PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Inveralmond Early Years Centre

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Inveralmond Early Years Centre including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Kirkhill Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Kirkhill Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Kirknewton PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Kirknewton PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Knightsridge Early Years Centre

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Knightsridge Early Years Centre including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Ladywell Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Ladywell Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Letham PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Letham PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Linlithgow Bridge PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Linlithgow Bridge PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Linlithgow PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Linlithgow PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Livingston Village PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Livingston Village PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Longridge PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Longridge PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Mid Calder PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Mid Calder PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Murrayfield PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Murrayfield PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Parkhead PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Parkhead PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Polbeth Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Polbeth Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Polkemmet PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Polkemmet PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Pumpherston & Uphall Station Community PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Pumpherston & Uphall Station Community PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Riverside PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Riverside PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • School Performance Data

      When choosing a school for your child, parents/guardians should gather as much information as they can from the local authority, school handbooks, school standards and quality reports, school improvement plans and maybe a school visit.

    • Schools and Nurseries

      Information on local schools, how to apply for places, school transport and school holiday dates

    • Seafield PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Seafield PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Simpson PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Simpson PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • St Anthony's PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for St Anthony's PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • St Columba's PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for St Columba's PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • St Joseph's Whitburn PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for St Joseph's Whitburn PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • St Nicholas PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for St Nicholas PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • St Ninian's PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for St Ninian's PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • St Paul's PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for St Paul's PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Stoneyburn Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Stoneyburn Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Toronto PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Toronto PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Uphall PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Uphall PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Waste Education

      The Waste Team can work with your nursery, primary school or secondary school to offer free waste minimisation and recycling information and resources.

    • Westfield PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Westfield PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Whitdale Early Years Centre

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Whitdale Early Years Centre including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Williamston PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Williamston PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Winchburgh PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Winchburgh PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Windyknowe PS Nursery Class

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Windyknowe PS Nursery Class including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).

    • Woodlands Nursery School

      Here you will find the contact details and information for Woodlands Nursery School including School Improvement Plan, School Standards and Quality Report and HMIE report (where applicable).