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Blackburn

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Blackburn is a small industrial town in West Lothian.

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Originally a centre for cotton manufacturing, Blackburn, situated five miles west of Livingston, turned to coal mining in the mid-19th century. The town's population boomed in the early 1960s during the Glasgow Overspill Plan, and it is now a popular home for commuters.

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Originally a centre for cotton manufacturing, Blackburn, situated five miles west of Livingston, turned to coal mining in the mid-19th century. The town's population boomed in the early 1960s during the Glasgow Overspill Plan, and it is now a popular home for commuters.

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