Club news

October 2014

  Memory Walk President Ruth Deputy Regional Manager Alzheimer Scotland looks on as Provost Tom Kerr cuts the ribbon to start the first Memory Walk in West Lothian.  Club members supported the event, which raised £2200, by donating lots of … Continued


September 2014

Annual Silent Auction in aid of Crossroads raised £610. Guest Speaker Eileen Hunter Federation Councillor speaking about the challenges to be faced by the organisation as it moves into the digital age.


May 2014

Report from Scottish Conference, theme “How we make a Difference”  focusing on Prison Reform especially relating to the issues faced by women in custody.


April 2014

Thrift Shop Bathgate £1587 raised for Charity Fund   Annual General Meeting.  Activities during the past year reviewed including a new link forged with the Community Justice Authority.  Funds disbursed to the Trussell Trust, Dyslexia Scotland, 3sTrust Fund,SIGBI Big Project, … Continued


February 2014

Sunday lunch followed by “Tales from the Royal Mile”, a photographic tour from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace with stories to fascinate and entertain by Irene Rodger and Dorothy Slater.


JANUARY 2014

Congratulations to Mrs Elizabeth Findlater, a Past President of West Lothian Club, who has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for a life time of service to the Girl Guiding Movement in Scotland.  A Girl … Continued


May 2012

The Thrift Shop in Bathgate raised the magnificent sum of £1780.20 for our Charities Fund.  The Club wishes to thank everyone for their support and generousity.


April 2012

Mary Konik, one of our members and speaker for the evening, choose as her  theme  “The Environment”.  She brought examples of the arrival of Spring gathered on a short walk  around her local area, many being edible or with medicinal … Continued


September 2013

First Meeting of the new Season.  President Marjory was pleased to welcome members of Whitburn Girl Guides who had attended a Jamboree in Norway during the summer.  The Club had given the Guides a donation towards the cost of their … Continued


November 2013

Our guest speaker was Kenny Turnbull Group Co-ordinator of Friends of Chernobyl’s Children West Lothian. In 1986 the reactor No 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant overheated and exploded sending a plume of radioactive fallout over the agricultural lands … Continued