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Diaspora Tapestry is set for a world tour

19 Oct 2014 13:00 • Marie Sharp

THE Scottish Diaspora Tapestry has been given a £30,000 grant to tour the world over the next two years.

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New council ‘soap operas’ on benefit issues

19 Oct 2014 11:00 • Marie Sharp

EAST Lothian Council is launching a new series of mini-soap operas it has recorded to help residents tackle benefits issues.

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New ScotRail franchise urged to back East Linton station

19 Oct 2014 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

THE winners of the ScotRail franchise have been urged to think about the possibility of re-opening East Linton train station.

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Boxing club is moving to former mill building in Haddington

19 Oct 2014 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

PLANS to transform a former mill building into a state-of-the-art gym have been given the green light.

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Police officer who saved girl’s life gets bravery award

18 Oct 2014 13:00 • Gavin Harper

A county police officer has been recognised for an act of bravery on Prestonpans beach which saved a teenage girl’s life, at an awards ceremony last week.

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Rising bowls star Calvert Allison claims a gold medal with Scotland

17 Oct 2014 15:30

East Lothian Indoor Bowling Club’s rising star Calvert Allison was in international action for Scotland at the weekend as he played second in the fours and lead in the pairs in the British Isles Under-18 Mixed Championships, played at Abbeyview IBC in Dunfermline.

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Thomson is Tranent Juniors’ pick for new manager

17 Oct 2014 10:30

Tranent Juniors have confirmed that James Thomson is the club’s new manager, succeeding Hamish Colgan, who left by mutual consent last month.

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Ex-Musselburgh star McKenna to live out his cup final dream with Livingston

16 Oct 2014 15:30 • Cameron Ritchie

TWELVE months are a long time in football, but for Michael McKenna, from Musselburgh, that must seem doubly true.

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New-look Preston Lodge RFC win to move up to second

16 Oct 2014 15:00

Preston Lodge recorded another impressive victory on Saturday as they kept in touch with the pace-setters in National League Division Three on Saturday, thanks largely to a hat-trick from prop Darren Eales.

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Chief Inspector Andrew Clark: Stay safe on the county roads this winter by following these handy driving tips

17 Oct 2014 12:30

As the nights get darker and weather conditions change, I would like to take this opportunity to highlight the need for motorists to prepare not only their vehicles for the coming months ahead but also their own mindset when it comes to driving in a wintry environment.

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Tim's Tales: A legend of Redhouse Castle

16 Oct 2014 15:30

It’s difficult to miss Redhouse Castle as you drive past it on the road to or from Longniddry.

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True democracy in response to energy park

16 Oct 2014 12:10

It was with a mixture of anger and exasperation I read council leader Willie Innes’s letter printed in the East Lothian Courier of October 9.

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Mairi O'Keefe: Face-to-face relationships are the best way forward

13 Oct 2014 12:30

One of the important lessons I’ve learnt since setting up Leuchie House as an independent charity three years ago is that face-to-face relationships are the most effective means of getting business done.

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Thursday, October 16 - Haddington History Society talk

At Haddington History Society’s meeting at 7.30pm in the Town House, Haddington, members will hear a talk by Frank Bigwood on ‘The Yules of Fenton Barns – an upwardly mobile family’.

13 Oct 2014 09:04

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Wednesday, October 15 - HADAS Frank Tindall Memorial Lecture

13 Oct 2014 09:03

THE Chairman of the Garden History Society is the speaker at this year’s HADAS (Haddington and District Amenity Society) Frank Tindall Memorial Lecture.

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Wednesday, October 15 - Spott WRI meeting

13 Oct 2014 09:02

SPOTT WRI hosts a meeting in the Spott Village Hall at 7.30pm, where the subject will be stained glass.

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