News Roundup

Anger as Ferrygate home plans allowed on appeal

23/05/2015 12:03:58

A CONTROVERSIAL housing development at Ferrygate can now go ahead, after a Scottish Government reporter upheld an appeal by developers Miller Homes.

Beach car park ticket machines being installed

23/05/2015 10:14:36

WORK is under way to install pay and display ticket machines at East Lothian’s coastal car parks.

School pupils crown their top author

22/05/2015 14:59:29

PRIMARY school pupils from across the county have crowned their author of the year.

Pet snake reunited with Haddington owners after being missing for six months

21/05/2015 10:45:53

A pet snake that had been on the loose for almost six months has been reunited with its Haddington owners.
The SSPCA was contacted by a resident…

New Gullane sports pitch work gets under way

20/05/2015 16:02:04

WORK on a state-of-the-art sports facility in Gullane is now officially under way.

Inspectors are full of praise for Gullane Playgroup

20/05/2015 11:06:44

A COUNTY playgroup has received a glowing report from national inspectors.

Conferences held ahead of Scottish Open

Len’s killer of a book on Scottish crime writing

Police officer’s reward for arrest

Health and social care services in East Lothian set to merge

Iain Gray not sweating, yet, over his own seat

East Linton butchers taste pie success

Ex-councillor loses out in bid to be MP in Yorkshire

Children needing help of East Lothian Foodbank

Inspirational Carol reaching for the sky after brain tumour diagnosed following trip to opticians

New hospital will have no negative impact on other hospitals in East Lothian, says NHS


Fiona hopes for chance to pitch to Sir Richard Branson

16/05/2015 12:20:47

A SOCIAL enterprise has been given a second chance in a bid to potentially pitch to Sir Richard Branson and win £50,000.

Claim that the east of Haddington is ignored

15/05/2015 09:00:55

A MEMBER of one of Haddington’s two tenants and residents associations has accused the town’s community council of doing nothing for residents on “th…

Cranston fiddle back in Haddington for special event

14/05/2015 09:05:22

A FIDDLE with roots in Haddington is returning to the town at the end of this month.

The Cranston Fiddle, a multi-media event performed by Riddell …

Haddington’s literary festival has the Write stuff to shine

Hardy fundraisers brave biting wind and snow to reach the top

Plans lodged to transform George Hotel

Call for Haddington Community Development Trust to disband and start again

Popular Haddington restaurant meets its Waterloo

Meeting to discuss plans for a skate park in Haddington

Haddington Golf Course is targeted by vandals

Still no progress on Sainsbury’s building its store in Haddington

No Trad on the Tyne for 2015

New book a window into the past history of Haddington

Sports Extra

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

22/05/2015 12:30:44

Preparations are well under way both on and off the field ahead of Musselburgh Athletic’s trip to the Scottish Junior Cup final in just over two weeks’ time – with a special cup final song now recorded.

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

22/05/2015 12:04:41

Scotland coaches past and present joined members of North Berwick Rugby Club last Friday evening for the club’s prize giving evening.

100th top 10 LPGA Tour finish for Catriona Matthew

22/05/2015 11:11:02

Golf star Catriona Matthew reached a milestone earlier this week, after an eighth-place finish at the Kingsmill LPGA.

Bowlers pick up first win of the season

22/05/2015 10:47:55

West Barns made the long journey to Angus on Sunday to play Carnoustie West End in the preliminary round of the Co-operative Funeralcare-sponsored Sc…

Landmark 400th win for county racehorse owner

15/05/2015 14:59:26

A county racehorse owner celebrated his 400th winner last week – and has since enjoyed further success.

Musselburgh swimmer calls time on his career

14/05/2015 10:52:56

A Musselburgh swimmer has called time on his career, less than three years after claiming a Paralympic bronze medal in London.

James Clegg, the pa…

Dunbar players celebrating landmark achievements

14/05/2015 10:47:54

Surfs up at Belhaven for longboarding champs

A weeks rest after our brutal run of fixtures will help us progress in another cup

Windsor 21 gearing up for three cup finals

Players in 100 club

Athlete announces new coach

Below-par total sees Village suffer first defeat of season

Basketball trio win silver

Forsyths magnificent seven victims lead Village to victory

Preston back in the League Cup


Lessons of other beaches could point way for Dunbar's East Beach

19/05/2015 10:27:00

LESSONS could be learnt from other Scottish beaches in a bid to revitalise Dunbar’s East Beach.

Have your say on how Dunbar can be more dementia friendly

All set for a spectacular Dunbar Civic Week

Foxlake counts cost of break-in


Police appeal for information on Musselburgh housebreaking

22/05/2015 14:33:07

Police are appealing for information in relation to a housebreaking in Musselburgh yesterday (Thursday).

The thief …

Artwork inspired by Newhailes to go on display at historic home

New tennis courts for Musselburgh served up

Bill Oddie the star name at nature festival


Social Enterprise of the Year triumph for Tranent organisation

19/05/2015 06:48:03

Tranent-based Progressive Sports Development was celebrating as it scooped a Social Enterprise of the Year award.

Progress on 20mph plan for Muirpark area

Visions for the future of Tranent town centre unveiled

Sprint legend McNeill’s APOGI gifts

Prestonpans, Cockenzie & Port Seton

Appeal to restore Port Seton memorial clock

19/05/2015 12:51:55

AN appeal has gone out for volunteers to help restore a memorial clock which once stood on top of the Pond Hall in Cock…

Inspirational Jordan cuts tape on refurbished Mercat Gait

Claim of asbestos issue at former Cockenzie Power Station site

Great line-up for 10th year of 3 Harbours Festival

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