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Another £5,000 to Becky’s total thanks to 12-hour football marathon

4 Jul 2015 11:00Gavin Harper

Kind-hearted donations at an all-night five-a-side football event raised almost £5,000 for Rebecca’s Little Hearts for CHAS.

Rugby club's victory in bid to open on day of Highland Games

4 Jul 2015 09:00Marie Sharp

CALLS for a rugby club to be denied an open licence during North Berwick Highland Games have been rejected after licensing bosses ruled they were entitled to take advantage of the day.

Stretch of the A1 to be closed overnight for filming

3 Jul 2015 18:15

A STRETCH of the A1 in East Lothian is to be closed overnight in both directions due to filming.

Stewart bids Musselburgh Grammar School a final farewell

3 Jul 2015 16:30Marie Sharp

ONE of East Lothian’s longest serving senior teachers steps down today (Friday), after nearly 30 years in local schools.

Family and friends remember Sean at football tribute

3 Jul 2015 15:30

There was a poignant football match held in Tranent on Saturday, as friends and family gathered to remember Sean Jardine.

Tributes paid to gannet expert and Seabird Centre adviser

3 Jul 2015 12:30

DR BRYAN Nelson, who played a key role in the creation of the Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick and who is described as “the undisputed world expert on gannets”, has died. He was 83.

Man rushed to hospital with facial injuries after assault in Musselburgh

3 Jul 2015 11:20

Bid to make Wallyford one of the ‘best’ towns in East Lothian

3 Jul 2015 09:30Marie Sharp

Businessman's backing for trams coming to Musselburgh

3 Jul 2015 09:00Marie Sharp

More wind turbines approved at Crystal Rig

3 Jul 2015 07:00Marie Sharp

Musselburgh Grammar could become Europe’s largest school

2 Jul 2015 15:50Marie Sharp

Two more arrested and charged over Musselburgh housebreaking spree

2 Jul 2015 10:50

Councillor sorry for slur on the elderly

2 Jul 2015 10:00Marie Sharp

Pair charged after £13,000 of drugs found in Musselburgh home

1 Jul 2015 15:55

No movement yet on the future of former Haddington care home

1 Jul 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

Opening of new Asda store in Tranent pushed back till August

1 Jul 2015 11:30Gavin Harper

Epic Edinburgh to Paris challenge boosts Leuchie House

1 Jul 2015 09:30Gavin Harper

Marathon effort to help out Prestonpans day centre

1 Jul 2015 09:00Marie Sharp

Dunbar councillor’s son lands new role with the Jambos

1 Jul 2015 07:00Cameron Ritchie

£2,000 worth of heroin recovered from East Linton home

30 Jun 2015 13:30

Still seeking solution to crossing dangers on road past retirement park

30 Jun 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

No mountain high enough to stop kind group from helping Eliza

30 Jun 2015 11:30Gavin Harper

Turning Gullane Golf Club into a sea of tartan at Scottish Open Pro-Am

30 Jun 2015 09:42

Knox Academy’s self-defence club packs a real punch

30 Jun 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

Man arrested and charged in connection with Musselburgh housebreakings

29 Jun 2015 16:20

Petition calling for busy Musselburgh road to be closed to through traffic is rejected

29 Jun 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie


Huge turnout to help Nancy, 5

A CARING mum has been left speechless after kind-hearted Haddington residents dug deep to help fund a sensory garden and new play area for her daughter.

Chocolatier tastes success at ceremony

New facility for autistic children coming in Haddington

Jeremy claims international OU Business School award

Anita’s the Strictly Dance Fever diva


Plans for 500 new homes near Queen Margaret University submitted

PLANS to build nearly 500 new homes on a field next to Musselburgh’s Queen Margaret University have been submitted to East Lothian Council as the first phase of proposals by Persimmon to redevelop the surrounding countryside.

Lack of police presence at Musselburgh Gala criticised

Saltire to fly to remember the Battle of Pinkie dead

Las Vegas jump for Jordan Houston charity

Inspectors' praise for Musselburgh nursery


Gullane lift the County Cup

4 Jul 2015 10:30

There was delight for Gullane Golf Club last weekend, as they claimed the East Lothian County Cup.

Stunning long-range winner seals cup for Dunbar

4 Jul 2015 10:00

Dunbar United Colts 17s claimed the Michael Moran League Cup after a stunning winner from Ryan Young.

East Lothian contingent make bid for Scottish Open spots

3 Jul 2015 15:50Gavin Harper

There will be county interest among a high-class field in North Berwick this weekend, as Tour players, club professionals and amateurs compete in the inaugural Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) Scottish Open qualifier.

East Lothian bowlers' hopes ended by a home defeat

26 Jun 2015 17:00

East Lothian’s bowlers’ hopes of qualifying through to the knockout stages of the Scottish Counties Championship were ended on Saturday when they lost out to West Lothian by 15 shots in a high-octane encounter that was very high in entertainment value for the large crowd gathered at Haddington BC.

Tranent Juniors boss Small eyes promotion prize

25 Jun 2015 12:45Gavin Harper

Tranent Juniors manager Gary Small has set his sights on promotion to the East Region Premier League, – and making locals proud of the team once more.

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

Burgh are beaten but still shine in cup final

11 Jun 2015 12:00

'Mon the Burgh as Musselburgh Athletic head for Scottish Junior Cup final

4 Jun 2015 12:58

Scottish crown for teenage golfing starlet Clara Young

29 May 2015 14:01

22 May 2015 12:42

Musselburgh Athletic knocked out of East of Scotland Cup

22 May 2015 12:37

Musselburgh Athletic's players are in fine voice as they get set for cup final

22 May 2015 12:30

Great minis tournament at Dunbar

22 May 2015 12:14

Scotland coaches past and present at North Berwick Rugby Club's dinner

22 May 2015 12:04

100th top 10 LPGA Tour finish for Catriona Matthew

22 May 2015 11:11


Tim's Tales - John Stewart’s brief encounter

25 Jun 2015 15:30

It was July 1686 and John Stewart was in trouble.

Why give up valuable spaces to car club?

15 Jun 2015 17:00

East Lothian Council has given ‘permission’ for an organisation ‘Co-wheels’ – charity number SC396022 – to ‘reserve’ a parking space in the Glebe car park and to take up three spaces in the Imperial car park for two electric cars to be located there.

Learning the Highland Way

15 Jun 2015 12:00

So I’m writing this quickly on Wednesday morning, having arrived later than planned from a trip up north and missed even the extended deadline, with the editor on the phone tapping his fingers kindly waiting for me to send my story.

Tim's Tales - A treasure discovered in Cockenzie House

4 Jun 2015 10:41

Your kitchen sink is not the usual place you expect to make a heart-racing discovery.

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

15 May 2015 10:22

I fell in love in March. I fell in love with the West of Scotland – Argyll in particular.

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

Chief Inspector Andrew Clark: Don’t make your car an easy target

15 May 2015 09:44

Chief Inspector Andrew Clark - Help prevent a Paris repeat: report suspicions to police

15 May 2015 09:42

Tim's Tales - Do politicians dance in the moonshine?

14 May 2015 15:30

Don’t hold your breath on Haddington Sainsbury’s

14 May 2015 09:28

Rev Laurence Twaddle - The lazy tourist?

14 May 2015 08:18

Chief Inspector Andrew Clark - Road safety a priority

14 May 2015 08:18

Tim's Tales - Do politicians dance in the moonshine?

14 May 2015 08:18

What's On

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

Burns suppers: January 22-29

14 May 2015 10:58

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