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Toilet facilities made available for station users at North Berwick

5 Aug 2015 07:00Gavin Harper

Toilet facilities have been made available to users of North Berwick’s train station.

Haddington's French connection still golden

4 Aug 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

ALMOST 100 people have ventured from Haddington to France to mark a link between two towns stretching back 50 years.

Union flag is to take precedence over Saltire at Dunbar Town House

4 Aug 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

THE Saltire on Dunbar Town House will give way to other flags to mark special events, it has been decided.

New 20mph speed limit is rolled out in Muirpark area of Tranent

4 Aug 2015 09:30Gavin Harper

Long-awaited plans for reduced speed limits in the Muirpark area of Tranent are going ahead.

Theatre company seeking information on Prestonpans quartet who fought Franco

4 Aug 2015 09:00Marie Sharp

THE lives of four Prestonpans men who fought in the Spanish Civil War have inspired a new play which will tour next year. Wonder Fools theatre company are producing 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War, to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the conflict.

MP’s pledge on French trip with community choir

4 Aug 2015 07:00

EAST Lothian MP George Kerevan has pledged to head to France with a local choir after praising the importance of international links.

DJ Johnston-Smith chosen as SNP's East Lothian candidate for Holyrood

3 Aug 2015 16:05

Break-in at children's nursery in Haddington a 'shameful act'

3 Aug 2015 14:55

Street naming honour for Dunbar Rotary Club

3 Aug 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

Revised plans for Coach House building at Westgate

3 Aug 2015 11:30Gavin Harper

Future of Haddington’s development trust to be decided at AGM

3 Aug 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

Delight as new pitch finished in time for Gullane Games

3 Aug 2015 09:00Cameron Ritchie

Campaign of the Year nod for Queen Margaret University

3 Aug 2015 07:00

It’s from the Fringe to New Zealand for Pencaitland musician Simon Thacker

2 Aug 2015 13:00Cameron Ritchie

Local GP named a diabetes champion

2 Aug 2015 11:00

Boyzone star Ronan Keating to wed in East Lothian

2 Aug 2015 09:00

Man dies after car strikes lamppost

1 Aug 2015 16:30

Woman's charity ride thanks for brain injury support

1 Aug 2015 13:00Cameron Ritchie

Council criticised for ‘lack of action’ over Musselburgh pollution problem

1 Aug 2015 11:00

Marie Curie charity’s fundraising groups raise £8,000

1 Aug 2015 09:00

Minister accused of ‘arrogance’ over visit to Dunbar incinerator site

31 Jul 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

Ground-breaking food and drink scheme launched

31 Jul 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

Rwandan football team to call East Lothian home

31 Jul 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

70 vacant teacher posts in East Lothian, stats suggest... but council hits back

31 Jul 2015 09:00

Police commended for saving boy from River Esk

31 Jul 2015 07:00

Plans for another 1,600 homes at Blindwells

30 Jul 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie


A strong performance from Yule, ahead of European Championship

3 Aug 2015 10:30

Wallyford’s Commonwealth Games star Micky Yule finished fifth at the IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships in Kazakhstan earlier this week.

Strong performances from county swimmers at Scottish Summer Meet

31 Jul 2015 16:30

Members of East Lothian Swim Team were at the inaugural Scottish Summer Meet at the Royal Commonwealth Pool last weekend.

Scotland and Lions legend Jason White delighted to be at ‘great club’ North Berwick

30 Jul 2015 12:00Gavin Harper

Former Scotland rugby captain Jason White says he is excited by the prospect of taking over as head coach of North Berwick RFC.

Ex-Scotland captain Jason White is North Berwick Rugby Club's new coach

24 Jul 2015 10:30

A former Scotland captain and British and Irish Lion has taken over as North Berwick Rugby Club’s new head coach.

Knockout performance from Josh Taylor on professional boxing debut

23 Jul 2015 14:30Gavin Harper

There was delight for county boxing star Josh Taylor as he marked his professional debut with a knockout victory in America.

Judoka Scott hopes to bow out from cadet level on a high

18 Jul 2015 10:30

Home hero Hill’s adventure at the Scottish Open

17 Jul 2015 15:30Gavin Harper

First pro fight for Prestonpans boxing star Josh Taylor

17 Jul 2015 10:30Gavin Harper

Quinn comeback inspired by his late dad

10 Jul 2015 15:40Gavin Harper

New indoor golf centre at Loretto set to be ready for new school year

8 Jul 2015 10:30

Rory McIlroy set to miss Scottish Open at Gullane after rupturing ankle ligaments

6 Jul 2015 11:45

North Berwick teenager qualifies for the Scottish Open at Gullane

6 Jul 2015 09:35

Gullane lift the County Cup

4 Jul 2015 10:30

Stunning long-range winner seals cup for Dunbar

4 Jul 2015 10:00

East Lothian contingent make bid for Scottish Open spots

3 Jul 2015 15:50Gavin Harper

East Lothian bowlers' hopes ended by a home defeat

26 Jun 2015 17:00

Tranent Juniors boss Small eyes promotion prize

25 Jun 2015 12:45Gavin Harper

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


Rev Laurence Twaddle - Why live music is magical

31 Jul 2015 12:30

I was privileged to see Elton John in concert the other week, at a packed SSE Hydro in Glasgow. What a performance!

Tim's Tales - Sir Ralph's Cap

30 Jul 2015 15:30

Sometimes, a story leaps at me unexpectedly. Such was the case with the tale of a young English knight called Ralph Lenly.

Council must tackle the ‘flying rats’ epidemic

30 Jul 2015 12:00

When, oh when, will East Lothian Council get to grips with the problem of seagulls which blight the summer season when you take advantage of the sun and outdoor life?

Mairi O'Keefe: Negative charity publicity can be disastrous

27 Jul 2015 12:30

I assume there will be very few people in East Lothian who are unaware of the recent backlash against charity fundraisers, following on from claims of aggressive and inappropriate methods of collecting donations and the controversy surrounding the recent withdrawal of Government funding to a high-profile English children’s charity.

Councillor Dave Berry: Dahn the Smoak, Innai?

24 Jul 2015 12:30

It has never been difficult to contrast the douce town centres across East Lothian with the bustle of London.

Tim's Tales - The cherry tree and the secrets it knows

23 Jul 2015 15:30

Councillor is a good man

23 Jul 2015 15:10

Rev Laurence Twaddle - All present and correct?

20 Jul 2015 12:30

Chief Inspector Matthew Paden - Thanks for your patience over the golf

17 Jul 2015 12:30

Tim's Tales - Alexander of Islay

16 Jul 2015 15:30

Tim's Tales - John Stewart’s brief encounter

25 Jun 2015 15:30

Why give up valuable spaces to car club?

15 Jun 2015 17:00

Learning the Highland Way

15 Jun 2015 12:00

Tim's Tales - A treasure discovered in Cockenzie House

4 Jun 2015 10:41

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

15 May 2015 10:22

What's On

What's On - Dunbar Lifeboat Fete

17 Jul 2015 10:00

CROWDS are expected to flock to Dunbar Harbour tomorrow (Saturday) for the town’s annual lifeboat fete.

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

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