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Dip for David declared a success

31 Jan 2015 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

MORE than £1,000 has been raised after friends and family of David Armstrong braved near freezing temperatures on the first day of 2015.

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Tributes paid to East Linton teenager who died in New Year fall

31 Jan 2015 11:00

TRIBUTES have been paid to an East Linton teenager who died on New Year’s Day.

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Fall in the number of lifeboat rescues in East Lothian in 2014

31 Jan 2015 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

THE number of people rescued by the county’s RNLI crews is at the lowest it has been for at least five years.

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It’s sow long as well-known county pig farmer Peter trots off into retirement

30 Jan 2015 15:30 • Marie Sharp

WELL-known pig farmer Peter McLaren is shutting up shop after nearly 50 years tending his animals.

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Superheroes to help boy beat rare cancer

30 Jan 2015 15:30 • Marie Sharp

AN ABERLADY gran is calling on superheroes to help send her grandson to America for life-saving treatment.

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Prestonpans and Tranent ‘merger’ feared

PRESTONPANS Community Council was holding an emergency meeting this week to discuss proposals to create housing to the south of the town, which would fall into both their and Tranent’s catchment area.

Teenagers’ tribute to their school friend who passed away

Date set for final leg of Walk with Scott trilogy

Teenager pushed to the ground in attempted robbery in Tranent

Race on to see sprint legend George McNeill

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A treat for racing fans as Cheltenham Trials come to Musselburgh

Sunday’s meet at Musselburgh Racecourse is set to attract a stellar cast, with horses, trainers and jockeys keen to get practice in ahead of the Cheltenham Festival in March.

30 Jan 2015 10:30

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It’s world title win No. 6 for Alex Marshall at World Indoor Bowling Championships

29 Jan 2015 16:00

County bowling legend Alex Marshall clinched a record-extending sixth World Indoor Singles title on Sunday.

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Brothers star for Musselburgh RFC in thrashing of Greenock

29 Jan 2015 15:49

Musselburgh returned to winning ways with a thumping victory over Greenock Wanderers, on Saturday.

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Dunbar get a point from trip across the Border

29 Jan 2015 15:47

Dunbar returned to Hallhill with a losing bonus point on Saturday evening, after pushing league leaders Berwick to the wire at Scremerston.

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Cameron Ritchie: Questions abound as court shuts

30 Jan 2015 12:30

FRANK Sinatra famously once sang: “And now, the end is here. And so I face the final curtain.”

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No more ‘sloppy statements’, council

29 Jan 2015 16:15

I am writing in response to Monica Patterson’s letter (Courier, January 16) responding to the article ‘Councillors not told of Cockenzie response’ (Courier, January 11).

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Tim's Tales - Clack, clack clack: the legend of Fa'side Castle

29 Jan 2015 15:30

Fa’side Castle looks majestically down from its vantage point above Wallyford.

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Temperance and Tinctures - East Lothian and the drinks industry

29 Jan 2015 10:30

Welcome to our new regular column, where we aim to bring you all the latest news from the Archive and Local History team at the John Gray Centre, Haddington – and plenty of peeks into East Lothian’s fascinating past.

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What's On at The Brunton - January 30 to February 5

29 Jan 2015 16:33

DANCE takes centre stage at The Brunton in Musselburgh.

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Sunday, February 1 - Table top sale

29 Jan 2015 16:31

A TABLE top sale is being held in Dunbar’s Masonic Lodge.

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Saturday, 31 - Haddington Farmers' Market

29 Jan 2015 16:30

IT’S a new year, so the organisers of Haddington Farmers’ Market are encouraging everyone to start the day off right in 2015 by tucking into breakfast.

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