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Police appeal on racist attack

3 Sep 2015 15:36

POLICE have appealed for witnesses to a race hate incident which happened in Musselburgh town centre last month.

Shoplifting offences more than double from last year

3 Sep 2015 11:00

SHOPLIFTING offences in East Lothian have more than doubled in the last year as police recorded a staggering rise of 116.5 per cent in the thefts.

Nursing home to return at Cockenzie House

3 Sep 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

A NURSING home is to return to Cockenzie House after controversial plans for a care home in the historic building’s grounds were given the go-ahead – thanks to the council’s planning spokesman’s casting vote.

30 parking tickets issued in crackdown

3 Sep 2015 09:00

Police issued 30 parking tickets in North Berwick over the weekend, after concerns were raised over parking in the area by the community.

Community right to buy plans for Greenhills go to Holyrood

2 Sep 2015 13:30Marie Sharp

PLANS for a Community Right to Buy to be imposed on the Greenhills and Battle of Prestonpans areas have been formally submitted to the Scottish Government.

Scottish Civic Trust against demolition plan for old Coach House

2 Sep 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

A NATIONAL group has added its voice to calls for an award-winning building to be saved from demolition.

Maths genius James’ GCSE A*... at the age of just 9!

2 Sep 2015 09:30Marie Sharp

Public to see Queen Margaret University innovation hub plans

2 Sep 2015 09:00

Team behind Dunbar Civic Week are set to step down

2 Sep 2015 07:00Cameron Ritchie

Masked men break into Dunbar properties

1 Sep 2015 14:55

Moves afoot to make crossing the road in North Berwick safer for all

1 Sep 2015 13:30Gavin Harper

Hamish the dog to face pedal challenge

1 Sep 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

Teenager charged with possession of a knife in North Berwick

1 Sep 2015 10:20

End of the line for well-known publican Hamish Colgan at the Railway

1 Sep 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

New council committee on police & fire services

1 Sep 2015 09:00Marie Sharp

Council and ScotRail to meet over Dunbar Railway Station

1 Sep 2015 07:00Cameron Ritchie

Ex-North Berwick Rotary president wins raffle to blow up Cockenzie chimneys

31 Aug 2015 15:10Marie Sharp

Ormiston Community Council chairman to step down after decades of service

31 Aug 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

Judy Murray delighted with growth of tennis in the county

31 Aug 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

Lack of spend on homelessness scheme criticised

31 Aug 2015 09:30Marie Sharp

New Pride group holding event to mark formation

31 Aug 2015 09:00Cameron Ritchie

Top bluegrass band coming to Longniddry

31 Aug 2015 07:00

Gin Head radar station for sale for £3.5million

30 Aug 2015 13:00Cameron Ritchie

Jobs boost thanks to Aldi

30 Aug 2015 11:00

Bake Off time at Merryhatton

30 Aug 2015 09:00

Dunbar youngsters gunning for speeding youngsters

29 Aug 2015 13:00


Surf’s up at the Euros for talented duo

31 Aug 2015 10:30Cameron Ritchie

TWO county surfers are aiming to represent their country at a prestigious international event next month.

Rugby returns as county’s top three get set for new leagues

28 Aug 2015 18:00Cameron Ritchie

THE Scottish rugby season kicks off tomorrow (Saturday), with three of the six East Lothian clubs getting the action under way.

Huge turnaround as Musselburgh Athletic pick up two away wins

28 Aug 2015 16:18

Musselburgh went into their fourth Superleague fixture at Newtongrange last Wednesday evening very much as underdogs – no points from their opening three games had left them at the foot of the table, while joint-top Star had six points to their name.

Lochee too strong for Haddington Athletic

28 Aug 2015 16:17

Boosted by their first Premier League win four days earlier, when they had defeated Thornton Hibs 2-0 at Millfield, the Hi Hi visited Edinburgh United’s Paties Road last Wednesday night fairly confident they had it in them to add another three points to their early tally.

Late equaliser rescues a point for Dunbar United

28 Aug 2015 16:15

The Seasiders travelled to West Lothian on Saturday for their first competitive away fixture of 2015/16, with spirits high in the camp following wins in their opening two matches against Crossgates Primrose and Whitburn Juniors, the latter among most people’s candidates for promotion.

Tranent Juniors hand Easthouses first defeat

28 Aug 2015 16:12

Musselburgh Athletic defeated in first two home games

20 Aug 2015 15:29

Haddington Athletic pick up a first win in the Premier League

20 Aug 2015 15:25

Dunbar United joint top after fine win over Whitburn

20 Aug 2015 15:23

Tranent Juniors thrash Pumpherston in South Division opener

20 Aug 2015 15:20

Senior bowlers overcome early losses to reach the league cup final

14 Aug 2015 15:30

Keeper’s shootout heroics help Windsor win tournament

14 Aug 2015 10:30

Preston pressing on as new boss targets a much-improved season

13 Aug 2015 12:10Gavin Harper

Atkins embarks on new challenge with the Chiefs

10 Aug 2015 10:30Gavin Harper

Bronze won in the Special Olympics for Kathleen

7 Aug 2015 15:45Gavin Harper

Family affair as Tranent duo take Scottish crown

6 Aug 2015 16:30

A strong performance from Yule, ahead of European Championship

3 Aug 2015 10:30

Strong performances from county swimmers at Scottish Summer Meet

31 Jul 2015 16:30

Scotland and Lions legend Jason White delighted to be at ‘great club’ North Berwick

30 Jul 2015 12:00Gavin Harper


Tim's Tales - The sound of laughter

3 Sep 2015 15:30

Have you ever come out of yourself as you have been thinking, and seen life as if you were looking down on yourself? I had one of those moments at the weekend and have decided to share it with you.

Rev Laurence Twaddle - Francophilia

1 Sep 2015 12:30

So, what’s not to like about France?

Chief Inspector Matt Paden - Stamping out hate crime

31 Aug 2015 12:30

Police Scotland has recently launched its Hate Crime Campaign to inspire victims to come forward and encourage Scotland to stand up to hate crime.

£10m needed for work on Cockenzie site

28 Aug 2015 16:30

As reported in the Courier, Iberdrola, the Spanish owner of ScottishPower, is dropping the provision of base load energy, closing Longannet Power Station and reneging on a commitment to build a gas plant at Cockenzie.

Tim's Tales - Dig where you stand

27 Aug 2015 15:30

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is about to launch a campaign called ‘Dig Where You Stand’.

Mairi O'Keefe: All hail the great entertainers!

24 Aug 2015 12:30

Councillor Dave Berry: What lies beneath

21 Aug 2015 12:30

What happened to Tyne swans’ babies?

20 Aug 2015 16:30

Tim's Tales - To Herdmanston!

20 Aug 2015 15:30

Rev Laurence Twaddle - The promiscuous photographer

17 Aug 2015 12:30

Chief Inspector Matthew Paden - What a busy summer for East Lothian

14 Aug 2015 12:30

Let Dunbar decide on what flag to fly

14 Aug 2015 09:50

Tim's Tales - Auld Jock's Secret

13 Aug 2015 15:30

Mairi O'Keefe: The vagaries of the Scottish summer

10 Aug 2015 12:30

Frank Tindall might not have thrived in the present

7 Aug 2015 15:10

What's On

What's On - Dunbar Lifeboat Fete

17 Jul 2015 10:00

CROWDS are expected to flock to Dunbar Harbour tomorrow (Saturday) for the town’s annual lifeboat fete.

Football fun in store for youngsters

13 Jun 2015 19:30

PENCAITLAND YFC hosts a football tournament in the village’s park from 9am to 5pm.

Towns and villages gear up for gala season

12 Jun 2015 17:00

GALA season is well and truly upon East Lothian with the county a gala-lovers’ paradise tomorrow (Saturday).

We're puffing towards an e-cig revolution

12 Jun 2015 15:38

The jury may still be out on e-cigs as a mass consumer proposition, but that's only because we're in a prolonged "experimentation" phase in which consumers - and legislators - are still making up their minds.

Why Galway Race Festival gallops the extra furlong - Sponsored

27 May 2015 13:39

If arts festivals were horse races, the well-known annual jamboree in Edinburgh would already be at least a head behind a mega-event in Ireland - one that’s taken the sport-and-culture world by storm.

Puppet delight

14 May 2015 10:58

What's On at The Brunton - January 15-22

14 May 2015 10:58

Thursday, January 22 - Burns lunch at St Mary's Church

14 May 2015 10:58

Thursday, January 22 - Gullane public meeting over Main Issues Report

14 May 2015 10:58

Sunday, January 18 - Alasdair Beatson in concert

14 May 2015 10:58

Saturday, January 17 - Loretto Junior School fun morning

14 May 2015 10:58

Saturday, January 17 - Double bill of movies in East Linton

14 May 2015 10:58

Friday, January 16 - Good Memories Cafe launch

14 May 2015 10:58

Friday, January 16 - The Grand Budapest Hotel screening

14 May 2015 10:58

Friday, January 30 - Public meeting over Haddington Sheriff Court

14 May 2015 10:58

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