Hyslop Welcomes New Bathgate – Airdrie Line at Official Opening

[caption id="attachment_347" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Fiona Hyslop with Transport Minister, Keith Brown at Bathgate Station"][/caption] HYSLOP WELCOMES NEW BATHGATE – ARIDRIE LINE AT OFFICIAL OPENING SNP MSP Fiona Hyslop has attended the official opening of the New Bathgate – Airdrie rail Link today which includes new stations at Armadale and Blackridge and a new refurbished station at Bathgate. The new Bathgate – Airdrie Line is set to make a huge difference to people in West Lothian thanks to the work of Network Rail and the Scottish Government. Fiona Hyslop commented, “I am delighted to see this new rail link up and running, especially with the inclusion of Blackridge station - a project that was not in the initial plans from the previous Government until I and others campaigned for it to…
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Hyslop Recognises Importance of Star and Gartar in Parliament

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Thursday, 04 November 2010 Fiona Hyslop MSP for Lothians raised Linlithgow’s Star and Garter Hotel in the Scottish Parliament yesterday.(Thursday, 4th Nov) She was speaking about the importance of Scotland Historical Environment as the Government Minister responsible for Historic Scotland. Fiona told the chamber, “The role that the historic environment plays in providing the people of Scotland with a sense of place has been brought home to me in rather stark fashion in recent weeks with the damage, through fire, of the Star and Garter Hotel in my home town of  Linlithgow.” Fiona described the B listed Georgian building as having a sense of place and identity for the people of Linlithgow and welcomed the fact that Historic Scotland indicated that the Star and Garter does not need to be…
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