Visitors to Linlithgow will soon have a place to get information and directions
thanks to the Linlithgow and Linlithgow Bridge Community Council. The group
have recently been awarded £3500 from the Scottish Government’s Town
Centre Fund to resurrect a Visitor Information Centre in the towns Burgh Halls.
The money, which was agreed at the Linlithgow ward Local Area Committee,
will be used to pay for IT equipment, signage, and uniforms. Gordon Smith, Chair of the Community Council said “We are obviously delighted that we were able to secure this funding and provide a warm welcome to visitors to the town!”
The Community Council are now looking for local volunteers, with Gordon
adding that “Training will be provided by Visit West Lothian and Visit Scotland and a smart uniform will be available. We think that this will appeal to local people who have a friendly personality and a desire to sell Linlithgow to our very many visitors from all over the world.”
Linlithgow has seen an increase in visitor numbers in recent time after filming
for Outlander and Outlaw King, and this ‘set-jetting’ is predicted to continue.
If you feel you could be part of the team to begin this journey and help keep
Linlithgow very firmly open and welcoming to our visitors please contact
Gordon Smith Chair of the Community Council on 07769897865 or e-mail him
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