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Community group turns down £500k grant for Haddington Corn Exchange

2 Oct 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

PLANNED improvements to Haddington’s Corn Exchange have suffered a setback after the community group running the building turned down a near-£500,000 grant.

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Lady Hailes stars on the X Factor

2 Oct 2014 10:30 • Cameron Ritchie

AN X FACTOR hopeful who co-owns Hailes Castle has vowed her band will be successful, despite failing to progress in the TV talent show.

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Holyrood petitioned over Cockenzie Energy Park plans

2 Oct 2014 09:55 • Marie Sharp

A PETITION demanding a halt to plans to build a massive energy park at Cockenzie has been lodged with the Scottish Parliament after East Lothian Council rejected the protest as incompetent.

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Funds not likely to be running out at playgroup

1 Oct 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

NEARLY £1,000 has been raised for a children’s playgroup thanks to the success of the Dirleton Fun Run.

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County quartet among latest Torness intake

1 Oct 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

FOUR East Lothian young adults have kicked off their careers with EDF Energy after starting their apprenticeships at Torness Power Station.

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Inspirational ex-soldier Stevie who lost both legs completes epic endurance challenge

A Tranent soldier who lost both legs in an enemy explosion in Afghanistan completed one of the country’s toughest sporting events last weekend – and was joined for part of the journey by his pet dog, who is a fellow amputee.

Ellie left dancing for joy

End of an era at well known Tranent grocers

Three Peaks fall to intrepid Tranent duo’s endurance

New Tranent restaurant gets a pizza the action

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Musselburgh Athletic's first Penicuik visit in the top tier ends in a draw

25 Sep 2014 16:27

Game number seven of Musselburgh’s sixth Superleague campaign saw them visit Penicuik Park for the first time in top tier action, their Midlothian hosts having come up from the Premier League in the close season after eight years trying for promotion, under the management of former Olive Bank defender Craig Meikle.

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Haddington Athletic's derby victory keeps up perfect South Division start

25 Sep 2014 16:25

Haddington had manoeuvred their way through nine South Division fixtures without dropping a point since they lost 2-1 at West Calder in early May, but they appeared to face the sternest threat to that record continuing when they came up against derby rivals Dunbar United at Millfield on Saturday.

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Dunbar United still second in the table despite derby defeat

25 Sep 2014 16:23

Since Geoff Jones took over the managerial reins at New Countess Park he’d guided the Seasiders through seven competitive fixtures unbeaten – five South Division victories and one draw, and an impressive East of Scotland Cup victory at St Andrews United, setting them up nicely for their derby visit to Millfield on Saturday.

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Tranent Juniors lose match and manager

25 Sep 2014 16:21

All in all, until Saturday things had been ticking over not unreasonably at Foresters Park.

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Mairi O'Keefe: An interesting time

29 Sep 2014 12:30

Whatever your political beliefs, it has been an interesting time for Scotland over the past few weeks, with the eyes of the world on us. Will they/won’t they? has been the question on everyone’s lips throughout Europe and beyond.

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Councillor Dave Berry: Dod lucky to come home

26 Sep 2014 12:30

Despite a keen interest in history, I’ve always been grateful to be the first generation not to have to go to war. My great grandfather was in the 1879 Zulu War but smart/lucky enough not to get there until Isandlwana was over.

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‘We feel badly let down by some of our councillors’

25 Sep 2014 16:20

An open letter to Angela Leitch, chief executive, East Lothian Council.

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Tim's Tales - The spirit of Clagham Lizzie

25 Sep 2014 15:30

Well, autumn is here. I am writing this three days before the historic independence referendum, so as I write this I have no idea if the people of Scotland have said Yes or No. But I can tell you with certainty that autumn is going to happen whatever the result.

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Getting in gear for the great outdoors

The misty magic of Glencoe and the pastoral beauty of the Cotswolds are just two contrasting but brilliant examples of why we never have to leave these shores to see countryside at its most beguiling - but are we enjoying our scenic treasures in the right way?

23 Sep 2014 15:09

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Thursday, September 25 - Fa'side CAPP meeting

22 Sep 2014 09:07

Fa’side ward’s CAPP (Community and Police Partnership) meeting will take place at the George Johnstone Centre in Tranent.

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Thursday, September 25 - North Berwick Horticultural Society meeting

22 Sep 2014 09:06

NORTH Berwick Horticultural Society is meeting at the Abbey Church Hall at 7.30pm and the first topic will be Chrysanthemums for Show and Garden by Gordon Mitchell.

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