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Kirknewton, West Lothian The Children of Kirknewton The Primary School pupils On Friday 4th February, Primary School pupils at their assembly and then in their classes chose their likes, dislikes and what they liked to see in Kirknewton. These ideas were fed back to the pupils on the Pupil Council who gave us the school priorities for the village at a meeting on Friday 11th February. 198 pupils participated in total. The school pupils would like 1 2 3 4 5

Café (with burgers). Ice Cream cones or ice cream van in summer Bus Timetables so buses don’t cross in village and create traffic jam Dog Bins all over, especially Main Street, Kaimes, Park Joint 4th – Trees/More Activities ie Football Team, BMX Trax, Skate Park Youth Group (meeting place).

The nursery kids in the school would like 1 2 3 4 5 6

Ice Cream Shop Book shop or library Stop dogs going into the swing park Another crossing by the shop A new duck pond A bigger community centre.

The Balerno High School Pupils On Wednesday 2nd March, Balerno High School pupils who live in Kirknewton contributed their views. This event took place at a drama studio in the school. 26 pupils participated. Children under 15 at the Village Hall Kosy Kafe views were also captured. Their top priorities are listed below 1 2 3 4 5 6

Skate Park – because of transport to other venues, lack of things to do, opportunity to ‘design’ it Improve bus service (with suggestions made), particularly to Balerno Park Improvements (ie skate park, lights on football pitch, rugby posts/football goals etc.) Flowers in areas Cleaning up areas – graffiti, poor tarmac Older students were interested in the community, being involved in change & interested in helping people.

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Kirknewton Community Development Plan 2012-2014  

To engage everyone who lives and works in Kirknewton and be an inclusive and vibrant community that invests in the future of the village.

Kirknewton Community Development Plan 2012-2014  

To engage everyone who lives and works in Kirknewton and be an inclusive and vibrant community that invests in the future of the village.

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