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NETs, Land and Countryside

NETs, Land and Countryside Services are responsible for the development, management, maintenance and cleanliness of West Lothian's local environment. This includes the three Country Parks of Almondell and Calderwood, Beecraigs and Polkemmet as well as a further 2,600 hectares of open space and countryside land. The service also manages and maintains 2,029 local residential gardens for the elderly, 2,100 km of street and footpath surface, 100 hectares of woodland, 280 children's play areas, 113 parks and open spaces, 33 cemeteries and churchyards and 18 war memorials. The service also has a team of Environmental Enforcement Officers and Education and Engagement Officers who are dedicated to educating communities and providing enforcement action to address environmental crime.