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Community to help autistic boy enjoy first Hallowe’en trick or treat adventure

31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

A YOUNG boy with autism will take part in his first trick or treat adventure tonight (Friday) after dozens of people invited him to knock on their doors.

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Giant turtle dies off Dunbar coast

31 Oct 2014 09:00

EXPERTS were this week investigating how a giant turtle died off the coast of Dunbar.

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Seven-month-old not spooked by Prestonpans gran’s house of horrors

31 Oct 2014 07:00 • Marie Sharp

NEW gran Sharon McClung has added a nasty nursery to her Hallowe’en home this year to celebrate the latest addition to the family.

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6,000-plus homes could be built at Blindwells

30 Oct 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

LONG-term plans for the former opencast mining site at Blindwells could see more than 6,000 houses built there over the coming decades.

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Opposition to opencast mining site map for East Lothian is defeated

30 Oct 2014 10:30 • Cameron Ritchie

CALLS to scrap a map detailing potential sites for opencast mining have been knocked back.

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Bronx boxers strike gold at Scottish Novice Championships

30 Oct 2014 15:30 • Gavin Harper

TRANENT-based Bronx Boxing Gym has enjoyed a hugely successful Scottish Novice Championships, on the back of one of the gym’s young starlets impressing for Scotland.

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Strong defence and accurate kicking lead Haddington RFC to first win of the season

30 Oct 2014 12:06

HADDINGTON bounced back from defeat to Aberdeenshire to record a morale-boosting first win of the season, as they saw off fellow strugglers Greenock Wanderers at Neilson Park.

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Dunbar RFC get back to winning ways with impressive victory at Linlithgow

30 Oct 2014 12:05

An injury-hit Dunbar side bounced back from three consecutive defeats to beat Linlithgow at the weekend.

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Another win for Preston Lodge RFC sets up top-of-the-table clash

30 Oct 2014 12:04

Preston Lodge maintained their impressive start to the season with another big win, this time against Murrayfield Wanderers in the shadow of the national stadium.

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Tim's Tales: Haddington’s lost abbey

30 Oct 2014 15:30

Not far from the Abbey Bridge, just to the east of Haddington, there grows an ancient Sycamore tree.

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Chief Inspector Andrew Clark: Enjoy the festivities safely

30 Oct 2014 12:30

With the Hallowe’en and Guy Fawkes season approaching us fast, I thought I would take this opportunity to remind you all to make a particular effort to keep yourself and others safe during this time.

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Electric Bridge upgrading would be well worth it

30 Oct 2014 11:35

I fully support Councillor Dave Berry’s suggestion (First bus labelled ‘belchers’, Courier, October 24) that one of the best ways of reducing traffic congestion in Musselburgh is to provide an upgraded diversionary route using the Electric Bridge which, even it if does require total replacement, would be well worth the investment.

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Links Vets have been great with me for years

30 Oct 2014 11:33

Reading the article on the bulldog which required facial surgery for a painful skin condition and breathing problems (widening of nostrils), then the removal of the heavy wrinkling and I presume some of the skin and the widening of the nostrils, it is very obviously going to alter the dog’s appearance.

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What's On - Fireworks displays

30 Oct 2014 13:05

THERE are plenty of fireworks displays across the county over the coming days.

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What's On at The Brunton: October 31 to November 6

30 Oct 2014 13:00

KICKING things off at The Brunton in Musselburgh on Friday is Errol White’s Breathe.

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Monday, November 3 - Art exhibition at the Bleachingfield Centre

30 Oct 2014 12:27

THE Bleachingfield Centre in Dunbar, opens a new art exhibition which runs until November 21.

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