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Autistic man’s bullying hell ends in hospital stay

A MUM has hit out after her autistic son was allegedly picked on while he was volunteering at an East Lothian primary school – leading to a five-week stay in a psychiatric hospital.

17 Apr 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

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Rugby ace who beat cancer to join Preston Lodge team-mates at final

17 Apr 2014 11:30 • Joel Sked

FOR one Preston Lodge rugby player, Saturday's National Shield final will be a special day, even though he will not take to the pitch at Broadwood Stadium against Caithness.

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Coastal car parking charges set to be approved next week

17 Apr 2014 10:00 • Marie Sharp

EAST Lothian Council is expected to approve new traffic regulations allowing it to charge visitors to coastal car parks in the county next week.

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Fresh housing plans for Ferrygate site

16 Apr 2014 13:30 • Joel Sked

THE long-running saga surrounding proposed housing at Ferrygate – already rejected by East Lothian Council and the Scottish Government – has taken a fresh twist after Miller Homes put forward new proposals for planning permission in principle.

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‘Laughing through life’ for 60 great years

16 Apr 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

A HADDINGTON couple have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary after “laughing their way through life”.

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Musselburgh Windsor’s diamond party celebrates new exhibition

COUNTY Provost Ludovic Broun-Lindsay has hosted a civic reception to mark the opening of youth football club Musselburgh Windsor’s Diamond Jubilee exhibition in Musselburgh Museum.

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Preston Lodge hunt final glory at Broadwood

17 Apr 2014 11:20 • Joel Sked

PRESTON Lodge Rugby Club are on the cusp of adding the National Shield to what has already been a near-perfect season when they face Caithness RFC at Broadwood Stadium on Saturday, kick-off 1.15pm.

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Musselburgh Athletic ensure another year in the Superleague with fine win

17 Apr 2014 11:10

MUSSELBURGH Athletic returned to competitive action a fortnight on from their disappointing home defeat by Armadale Thistle with a tricky fixture against Lochee United, again at Olive Bank.

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Haddington Athletic's first cup quarter-final since 2006 ends in heavy defeat

17 Apr 2014 11:07

HADDINGTON Athletic hadn’t participated in a cup quarter final since losing 2-0 at Camelon in the League Cup back in September 2006, but an unlikely late comeback at Livingston United seven weeks earlier in the second round and a third round drubbing of Dundonald Bluebell saw them pitted against Superleague outfit Kelty Hearts at Millfield on Saturday to contest a Fife & Lothians Cup semi-final spot.

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Injury-hit Dunbar United defy the odds to beat promotion-chasers

17 Apr 2014 11:04

DUNBAR United's penultimate home fixture of 2013/14 saw Blackburn United visit New Countess Park on Saturday, desperate for the victory which could pave the way for their promotion to the Premier League.

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Tim's Tales - The lonely graves of Gilchriston

17 Apr 2014 15:30

The south-eastern corner of East Lothian has a quiet, timeless feel to it.

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The staff at the hospital were incredible

17 Apr 2014 15:00

I want to thank the cancer unit in the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, in particular all the staff in L7.

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Mairi O'Keefe: An exciting summer is happening right on our doorstep

14 Apr 2014 15:30

AS SOMEONE who enjoys travelling, I am used to getting itchy feet at this time of year, planning the next trip and trying to fit my travel plans around all my work commitments.

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10-year-old’s plea for new equipment in Ormiston play park

14 Apr 2014 09:01

I am writing on behalf of the ‘Save Ormi Park’ campaign.

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What's On - The John Muir Festival

17 Apr 2014 14:50

ONE of East Lothian’s most famous sons is soon to be recognised with his very own 134-mile path – and to accompany its opening in Dunbar, East Lothian plays a major role in the John Muir Festival.

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What's On at The Brunton - Friday, April 18, to Thursday, April 24

17 Apr 2014 14:45

WITH The Brunton in Musselburgh heavily involved in the John Muir Festival, presenting its John Muir Film Festival, there are only two events scheduled outwith the celebration of the naturalist.

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What's On movies - April 18-24

17 Apr 2014 14:40

AFTER launching last week, the John Muir Film Festival at The Brunton in Musselburgh continues apace with a quartet of films.

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