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Life ban from keeping animals for Tranent man who starved two dogs

18 Dec 2014 14:00

A TRANENT man who allowed his two dogs to become half their ideal weight has been given a life ban from keeping animals following a Scottish SPCA investigation.

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12-year-old’s letter earns him invite to supercar garage

18 Dec 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

A TWELVE-year-old boy who wrote to Lamborghini in Italy, calling for them to create a tractor based on their bull-inspired logo, has been invited to see some of their amazing super cars.

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New law inspires last-gasp bid to save Haddington's court

18 Dec 2014 09:45 • Cameron Ritchie

A LAST-gasp bid is being made to reinvent Haddington Sheriff Court and save it from permanent closure.

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Record boss hopes collection introduces kids to Scots’ finest

17 Dec 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

COCKENZIE-based record label Greentrax has produced a collection of Scottish songs on CD, especially for children.

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Ministers retire from parish

17 Dec 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

THE Revs Jock and Margaret Stein said goodbye to the congregation at Cockenzie Old Parish Church at the weekend after five years as joint locum ministers.

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Prize time again for Maria at end of dream season

18 Dec 2014 15:30 • Gavin Harper

County sprint sensation Maria Lyle was celebrating again at the weekend after winning another coveted prize.

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Swim star Mark Tully hopes for fund boost for Rio 16

16 Dec 2014 10:30

One of the county’s Commonwealth Games stars has set up a fundraising page to allow him to achieve his dreams of making the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Muirfield named British Isles’ best golf course

15 Dec 2014 10:30

A county golf course has been named as the best in the United Kingdom and Ireland by magazine Golf Monthly.

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Bowlers stun section leaders Aberdeen to keep their title hopes alive

12 Dec 2014 15:30

East Lothian men’s side have found a new lease of life in their Scottish Premier League campaign after suffering a catastrophic opening three defeats in a row.

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Tim's Tales - The king and the ‘stone soup’

The remarks by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington that the poor are hungry because they can’t cook has put porridge in the news recently.

18 Dec 2014 15:30

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You can see right through transparency

18 Dec 2014 11:50

The next step towards our new Local Development Plan has now finished, with a series of public workshops run around the county.

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Cameron Ritchie - Let’s be thankful for what we have

16 Dec 2014 12:30

TIME is ticking away and, by the time you read this, Christmas is just a fortnight or so away.

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Rev Laurence Twaddle - Keep our eyes on the main thing, the manger thing

15 Dec 2014 12:30

My granny wasn’t much into deferred gratification! Had she been the marching kind, she would have chanted the slogan: “What do we want? Deferred gratification! When do we want it? NOW!”

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What's On at The Brunton - December 5-11

5 Dec 2014 10:12

THERE is just about a bit of everything this week at The Brunton in Musselburgh. Panto season is now well and truly under way, with performances of Jack and the Beanstalk sure to tickle your funny bone.

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Bingo record bid set to bring Christmas cheer

1 Dec 2014 14:57

Gala Bingo has teamed up with RVS in an attempt to raise both funds and the profile of the charity, founded in 1938, which is one of the UK’s premier organisations dedicated to helping the elderly.

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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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