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Police launch investigation into string of robberies in Musselburgh as 90-year-old woman is targeted

28 Nov 2014 16:05

AN ATTEMPTED robbery of a 90-year-old woman took place in Musselburgh yesterday (Thursday), the latest in a string of similar incidents in the area that has now seen police launch a major investigation.

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Quick march towards return of cadets at Knox Academy

28 Nov 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

A CADET force could once again be based at Knox Academy, nearly five years after one was controversially scrapped.

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Overnight road resurfacing in Musselburgh to restart for three more nights

28 Nov 2014 11:15

OVERNIGHT road resurfacing of Musselburgh High Street is set to restart on Monday, less than two weeks after a temporary halt was called due to residents' complaints.

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£8m of East Lothian Council savings required next year alone

28 Nov 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

RESIDENTS are being asked how East Lothian Council should spend its £212m budget – as the cash-strapped local authority seeks to find further savings of £4.5m in 2015/16 to balance the books.

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Aldi to open in North Berwick as Co-op shuts, with jobs threatened

28 Nov 2014 09:00 • Gavin Harper

DISCOUNT retailer Aldi is set to open in North Berwick after buying the town’s Co-op store on Dunbar Road – but the current staff could lose their jobs.

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Cash is sought for dementia friendly project in Tranent

An application for a grant has been lodged to help promote dementia-friendly ideas in Tranent, including redeveloping the stand at the town’s football ground to make it more suitable for those affected by the condition.

Tranent soldier plays his part in recruitment drive

Caitlyn rubs shoulders with the stars at MTV European Music Awards

Happy birthday Ross High School

School pays tribute to popular teen who lost his cancer battle

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Coastal Regeneration Alliance ‘disappointed’ at council’s Cockenzie Energy Park response

CAMPAIGN group The Coastal Regeneration Alliance has described East Lothian Council’s response to growing concerns over fledgling plans for a giant energy park at Cockenzie as “disappointing”, amid claims that more than 50 per cent of residents in communities directly affected by the issue are opposed to the park.

Majority of Cockenzie and Port Seton residents come out against proposed energy park

Cockenzie and Port Seton Gala court selection policy u-turn following claims of discrimination

Mystery donor helps out Cockenzie and Port Seton In Bloom group

Girl who lost father to war lays a wreath at Stone of Remembrance

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Old team-mate Paul Foster knocks out county pairing

28 Nov 2014 15:30

British Isles title holders Jamie Higgins and Derek Oliver have failed in their bid to recapture the Scottish 4-Bowl Pairs title after they made a disappointing third-round exit in the playdown action at Cumbernauld IBC at the weekend

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North Berwick see off Dunbar to claim the regional Shield

28 Nov 2014 12:31

North Berwick produced an improved second-half performance to see off local rivals Dunbar for the second time this season, and claim the BT East Regional Shield.

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Bowl glory for Ross High RFC

28 Nov 2014 12:17

There were jubilant celebrations at Ross High Rugby Club on Saturday as the club saw off Gala YM to claim the BT East Region Bowl.

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Musselburgh Athletic sweep aside Luncarty to reach Scottish Junior Cup fourth round

28 Nov 2014 12:08

Good runs in the Scottish Junior Cup have been commonplace for Musselburgh Athletic in the 21st century and, after a second-round victory at Blackburn United a few weeks ago, the third-round draw presented them with what appeared a very winnable tie at home to Perthshire outfit Luncarty.

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Chief Inspector Andrew Clark: The fight against terrorism

28 Nov 2014 12:30

New legislation comes into effect at midnight on Friday, December 5, and we will see the reduction of the drink drive limit in Scotland.

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Residents’ concern over the energy park entirely justified

27 Nov 2014 17:00

For the last 11 weeks I have been trying to discover, by means of a Freedom of Information request and an internal review, the truth about how East Lothian Council came to suggest the use of the green space at Cockenzie for the heavy industrial development known as the energy park.

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Tim's Tales - The Green Lady of Market Street

27 Nov 2014 15:30

Musselburgh is perhaps the oldest town in Scotland.

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Mairi O'Keefe: Fundraising’s vital role

25 Nov 2014 12:30

There are so many good and deserving causes that the world of fundraising is becoming more and more competitive and the pressure to innovate or to stand out from the crowd appears to be increasing by the day.

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Christmas in Falkirk

27 Nov 2014 14:16

Mince pies and mulled wine are appearing on the supermarket shelves; plans are being made to meet old friends for the annual catch-up; and the kids are cultivating a list for Santa of the latest toys and gadgets... Christmas is in the air!

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Project managers need proper goals

17 Nov 2014 15:48

When a project manager fails to set definite objectives it becomes almost impossible to steer a plan to anywhere near fruition, far less actual success.

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Thursday, November 20 - Main Issues Report consultation in Prestonpans

17 Nov 2014 09:06

MEMBERS of the public will get the chance to have their say on East Lothian Council’s Main Issues Report (MIR).

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