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Chris thanks hospital that saved his life with mega ride

30 Jul 2014 13:30 • Marie Sharp

A PRESTONPANS couple plan to cycle 1,200km in just nine days to raise money for Yorkhill Children’s Hospital.

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Merryhatton team named the best in Scotland

30 Jul 2014 11:30

AN EAST Lothian garden centre has scooped a prestigious award at a glittering ceremony.

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Soldier's notebook gives a touching reminder of life in the First World War

30 Jul 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

THE notebook of a First World War soldier from East Lothian has given an extraordinary insight into life in the battlefields.

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Eye-catching new technology comes to Musselburgh

30 Jul 2014 09:00

A MUSSELBURGH optician has become one of the first in Scotland to offer cutting-edge Google Glass spectacles.

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Plans for 100-plus new homes in Ormiston are back on

30 Jul 2014 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

PROPOSALS for up to 120 houses in Ormiston are once again with East Lothian Council.

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Senior bowlers bounce back with narrow victory to stay in race for the title

25 Jul 2014 10:30

The highly talented senior brigade from East Lothian only fired on one of its four cylinders but showed enough improved form to score a welcome 52-50 win over West Lothian at Newbridge BC on Monday in fixture number 3 in the Inter-County Senior League Cup for the Matt Purdie Trophy.

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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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Rev Laurence Twaddle: Listen up!

28 Jul 2014 12:30

I’m very lucky. I get to talk to older people in the course of my job, as part of my day.

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Chief Inspector Andrew Clark: Addressing local concerns in new police plan

25 Jul 2014 12:30

As you will have read in the Courier, I have now commenced my role as the local area commander for East Lothian.

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Council must tackle gull menace

24 Jul 2014 15:12

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.

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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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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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