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Boxing gym’s future safe, despite shop plan go-ahead

28 Jul 2015 11:30Gavin Harper

Plans have been approved for a change of use at the Bronx Boxing Gym – but those behind the gym insist its future is safe, for now at least.

Motorcycle police to be out in force this weekend

28 Jul 2015 11:20

MOTORCYCLE cops will be out in force this weekend to drive home the need for safety on the roads.

Plans lodged to build on land separating Port Seton from Seton Sands

28 Jul 2015 09:30Marie Sharp

PLANS to build houses on land separating Port Seton from Seton Sands Holiday Park have been revealed.

Scrum on down for a great day of fun at special RugbyForce event at Haddington

28 Jul 2015 09:00

Haddington Rugby Club have confirmed ambitious plans for their fun day, to be held at Neilson Park next month.

Co-op at former factory in Prestonpans nears

28 Jul 2015 07:00Marie Sharp

THE Co-op has lodged an application to sell alcohol from a new store at Mid Road Industrial Estate with East Lothian Council.

Sara takes on gruelling challenges

27 Jul 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

THE founder of a charity designed to help parents cope with the loss of a baby is pushing herself to the limit with a series of gruelling challenges.

Shirley’s tale of a poacher’s death lands top prize

27 Jul 2015 09:30

MP Kerevan finds out about site’s ‘great importance’

27 Jul 2015 09:00

Dunbar youth shelter plan concern

27 Jul 2015 07:00

Loretto pupil tees off with golf star Graeme McDowell

26 Jul 2015 13:00

MP backs scheme to give a Helping Hand in Ormiston

26 Jul 2015 11:00

Rudolph’s shiny nose plays havoc with lifeboats – on Carly’s card!

26 Jul 2015 09:00

Author Rankin launches beach wheelchair project

25 Jul 2015 13:00Gavin Harper

Details of Tour of Britain’s trip through East Lothian revealed

25 Jul 2015 11:00

New bench a great addition to Haddington’s bid for floral glory

25 Jul 2015 09:00Cameron Ritchie

Skate enthusiasts think company’s vision for Haddington skate park is wheelie something

24 Jul 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

Work starts on controversial incinerator at Oxwellmains

24 Jul 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust wants united appeal over substation

24 Jul 2015 09:30

Jambo stars head to Musselburgh races with Championship trophy

24 Jul 2015 09:00

Incredible Ironman effort nets £3.5k for Leuchie House

24 Jul 2015 07:00

Gang attack leaves man in hospital

23 Jul 2015 15:30

Fife ferry link with North Berwick to boost tourism

23 Jul 2015 13:30Gavin Harper

Scrap coastal car park fees, say 1,000... days after they start

23 Jul 2015 11:30Marie Sharp

‘Senseless vandalism’ at Prestonpans Cemetery shocks community

23 Jul 2015 09:25Marie Sharp

Teenage fundraiser and golf ace suggested for North Berwick street names

22 Jul 2015 11:30Gavin Harper

Peter’s detective to tackle Polish market

22 Jul 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

North Berwick

Pair’s gannet work far from bird brained!

The Scottish Seabird Centre’s mechanical gannet has been repaired and is back on display in North Berwick, thanks to the work of two engineering apprentices.

Signage of new 20mph scheme in North Berwick criticised

Third lifeboat call-out over sunken boat

Law Primary School pupils run their own Race for Life

What a swell time at Bass Rock Supper!


Ex-Scotland captain Jason White is North Berwick Rugby Club's new coach

24 Jul 2015 10:30

A former Scotland captain and British and Irish Lion has taken over as North Berwick Rugby Club’s new head coach.

Knockout performance from Josh Taylor on professional boxing debut

23 Jul 2015 14:30Gavin Harper

There was delight for county boxing star Josh Taylor as he marked his professional debut with a knockout victory in America.

Judoka Scott hopes to bow out from cadet level on a high

18 Jul 2015 10:30

GARVALD judoka Scott Thomson insists there is no better way to sign off from the cadet ranks than by starring at next week’s European Youth Olympic Festival.

Home hero Hill’s adventure at the Scottish Open

17 Jul 2015 15:30Gavin Harper

North Berwick teenager Calum Hill took his place among the illustrious field for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Gullane last week – and enjoyed every minute of the experience.

First pro fight for Prestonpans boxing star Josh Taylor

17 Jul 2015 10:30Gavin Harper

County boxing star Josh Taylor has turned professional, and will begin the latest chapter in his career in America this weekend.

Quinn comeback inspired by his late dad

10 Jul 2015 15:40Gavin Harper

New indoor golf centre at Loretto set to be ready for new school year

8 Jul 2015 10:30

Rory McIlroy set to miss Scottish Open at Gullane after rupturing ankle ligaments

6 Jul 2015 11:45

North Berwick teenager qualifies for the Scottish Open at Gullane

6 Jul 2015 09:35

Gullane lift the County Cup

4 Jul 2015 10:30

Stunning long-range winner seals cup for Dunbar

4 Jul 2015 10:00

East Lothian contingent make bid for Scottish Open spots

3 Jul 2015 15:50Gavin Harper

East Lothian bowlers' hopes ended by a home defeat

26 Jun 2015 17:00

Tranent Juniors boss Small eyes promotion prize

25 Jun 2015 12:45Gavin Harper

Young boxer John clocking up the air miles in bid for soaraway success

19 Jun 2015 16:30Gavin Harper

Bowlers book their places at Ayr

18 Jun 2015 15:30

Carmichael scores again but young Scots still suffer defeat

16 Jun 2015 17:00

Selman is the champ of the 10k

13 Jun 2015 15:00

Devastated Burgh skipper yet to decide on his future

12 Jun 2015 19:30


Mairi O'Keefe: Negative charity publicity can be disastrous

27 Jul 2015 12:30

I assume there will be very few people in East Lothian who are unaware of the recent backlash against charity fundraisers, following on from claims of aggressive and inappropriate methods of collecting donations and the controversy surrounding the recent withdrawal of Government funding to a high-profile English children’s charity.

Councillor Dave Berry: Dahn the Smoak, Innai?

24 Jul 2015 12:30

It has never been difficult to contrast the douce town centres across East Lothian with the bustle of London.

Tim's Tales - The cherry tree and the secrets it knows

23 Jul 2015 15:30

Jamie was nervous. He couldn’t quite believe that Mary had agreed to marry him.

Councillor is a good man

23 Jul 2015 15:10

I congratulate Ms Orr (letters, July 17) on all the hard work and voluntary work that she has done in her life, but when it comes to her opinion of Mr Jim Goodfellow she does not speak for me, nor I am sure for hundreds of other people who know him.

Rev Laurence Twaddle - All present and correct?

20 Jul 2015 12:30

It’s as if the walls are closing in and the roof is falling as the floor is rising – the increased requirement of political correctness and the demands across the board that every form be filled, every possible protective layer be in place.

Chief Inspector Matthew Paden - Thanks for your patience over the golf

17 Jul 2015 12:30

Tim's Tales - Alexander of Islay

16 Jul 2015 15:30

Tim's Tales - John Stewart’s brief encounter

25 Jun 2015 15:30

Why give up valuable spaces to car club?

15 Jun 2015 17:00

Learning the Highland Way

15 Jun 2015 12:00

Tim's Tales - A treasure discovered in Cockenzie House

4 Jun 2015 10:41

Rev Laurence Twaddle: The magic of the lochs and glens... an experience good for the soul

15 May 2015 10:22

We need A&E at new hospital

15 May 2015 10:19

Chief Inspector Andrew Clark: Operation Doberman bites!

15 May 2015 09:47

Cameron Ritchie: Questions abound as court shuts

15 May 2015 09:46

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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