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Man charged with leaping from speeding train at 50mph

24 Jul 2014 11:30

PASSENGERS on a speeding train watched in horror as a man allegedly smashed the windows before leaping out on to the tracks and being chased by police into the sea.

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Council repayment would 'embarrass Wonga'

24 Jul 2014 10:00 • Marie Sharp

EAST Lothian Council will have paid a whopping 89 per cent interest on a loan repayment to a private partnership when it is finally cleared.

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County gets nation’s second community rail partnership

24 Jul 2014 07:00

EAST Lothian has become the second place in the country to have a community rail partnership.

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42 rapes reported in East Lothian over past 14 months

24 Jul 2014 07:00

FORTY-two reports of rape were made to police across East Lothian between April 2013 and May this year.

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Sara is swapping shuttlecocks for cycling challenge

23 Jul 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

A HADDINGTON woman more used to the badminton court than the bicycle saddle is getting ready to swap badminton rackets and shuttlecocks for nine days of cycling the length of the country.

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Great War exhibition opens in North Berwick

There was an impressive turnout for the opening of a poignant new exhibition at the Coastal Communities Museum at North Berwick, which gives visitors an insight into life in the trenches.

Kari’s call for help to buy sports field of dreams for Rwandan youth

Mammoth cycle in memory of tragic John

Part of North Berwick Law no longer Site of Special Scientific Interest

Councillors hear of fight for Coo’s Green

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Euan honoured to fly the flag

24 Jul 2014 14:26

County judo star Euan Burton was given the honour of leading Team Scotland into the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games this week.

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Maria makes GB squad for Euros

24 Jul 2014 09:30

EAST Lothian sprinter Maria Lyle is among a star-studded Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad for the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.

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East Lothian's bid for a seventh national bowling title is ended in the semi-finals

18 Jul 2014 15:30

East Lothian’s hopes of a seventh Scottish Counties Championship title were ended on Saturday when they made a disappointing semi-final exit to four-times champions Lanarkshire South at neutral Blackford BC in Auchterarder (Perthshire).

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Inspirational Micky out for a medal in Glasgow

17 Jul 2014 11:08 • Gavin Harper

Wallyford-born powerlifter Micky Yule is preparing himself for another huge challenge, as he takes his place among Team Scotland for the Commonwealth Games.

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Council must tackle gull menace

Some people may say that in choosing to live by the seaside it may be an issue you naturally have to contend with, but the noise and the swoop at times of seagulls is the worst I have ever known. And it is not just endured by householders who live by the coast.

24 Jul 2014 15:12

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Cameron Ritchie: Back to watching real footie again!

22 Jul 2014 12:30

IT STARTED at the weekend.

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Mairi O'Keefe: Hassles of technology are worth it

21 Jul 2014 12:30

At present we have a number of different IT systems that do not speak to each other!

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Where has all the wonderful wildlife gone?

21 Jul 2014 09:00

We moved to East Lothian 17 years ago and during that time have noticed various ecological changes.

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Sunday, July 27 - Musselburgh Allotments open day

MUSSELBURGH Allotments holds its annual open day from 2pm to 4pm.

24 Jul 2014 14:43

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Saturday, July 26 - Haddington Farmers' Market

24 Jul 2014 14:42

IT IS SUMMERTIME at Haddington Farmers’ Market, where the produce is inspiring and the market produce changes every month.

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Saturday, July 26 - Scotland's National Airshow

24 Jul 2014 14:42

Scotland’s National Airshow at the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune promises to be a spectacular day out for all the family.

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