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New treatment aids Mark’s battle with MS

30 Sep 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

MUSSELBURGH man Mark Auld has revealed how a new treatment has helped him cope with living with Multiple Sclerosis.

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Historic Spitfire battle to be made into a drama?

30 Sep 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

THE tale of how a Scottish pilot brought down a German plane over East Lothian, in the first air engagement over British airspace during the Second World War, may be taken to the stage.

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Second World War sailors honoured at parade attended by North Berwick group

30 Sep 2014 09:00

Ten members of the North Berwick-based East Lothian Merchant Navy Association travelled to London to take part in the organisation’s annual parade and commemorative service.

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Service of reconciliation at Dunbar – more than 350 years after ‘the hurt’ of Cromwell

30 Sep 2014 07:00

A SPECIAL service of reconciliation more than 350 years in the making has been held in St Anne’s Episcopal Church.

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Tranent dementia day declared a success

29 Sep 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Organisers of a dementia-friendly day in Tranent have hailed the event as a “great afternoon”.

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Musselburgh Athletic's first Penicuik visit in the top tier ends in a draw

25 Sep 2014 16:27

Game number seven of Musselburgh’s sixth Superleague campaign saw them visit Penicuik Park for the first time in top tier action, their Midlothian hosts having come up from the Premier League in the close season after eight years trying for promotion, under the management of former Olive Bank defender Craig Meikle.

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Haddington Athletic's derby victory keeps up perfect South Division start

25 Sep 2014 16:25

Haddington had manoeuvred their way through nine South Division fixtures without dropping a point since they lost 2-1 at West Calder in early May, but they appeared to face the sternest threat to that record continuing when they came up against derby rivals Dunbar United at Millfield on Saturday.

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Dunbar United still second in the table despite derby defeat

25 Sep 2014 16:23

Since Geoff Jones took over the managerial reins at New Countess Park he’d guided the Seasiders through seven competitive fixtures unbeaten – five South Division victories and one draw, and an impressive East of Scotland Cup victory at St Andrews United, setting them up nicely for their derby visit to Millfield on Saturday.

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Tranent Juniors lose match and manager

25 Sep 2014 16:21

All in all, until Saturday things had been ticking over not unreasonably at Foresters Park.

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Mairi O'Keefe: An interesting time

29 Sep 2014 12:30

Whatever your political beliefs, it has been an interesting time for Scotland over the past few weeks, with the eyes of the world on us. Will they/won’t they? has been the question on everyone’s lips throughout Europe and beyond.

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Councillor Dave Berry: Dod lucky to come home

26 Sep 2014 12:30

Despite a keen interest in history, I’ve always been grateful to be the first generation not to have to go to war. My great grandfather was in the 1879 Zulu War but smart/lucky enough not to get there until Isandlwana was over.

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‘We feel badly let down by some of our councillors’

25 Sep 2014 16:20

An open letter to Angela Leitch, chief executive, East Lothian Council.

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Tim's Tales - The spirit of Clagham Lizzie

25 Sep 2014 15:30

Well, autumn is here. I am writing this three days before the historic independence referendum, so as I write this I have no idea if the people of Scotland have said Yes or No. But I can tell you with certainty that autumn is going to happen whatever the result.

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Getting in gear for the great outdoors

The misty magic of Glencoe and the pastoral beauty of the Cotswolds are just two contrasting but brilliant examples of why we never have to leave these shores to see countryside at its most beguiling - but are we enjoying our scenic treasures in the right way?

23 Sep 2014 15:09

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Thursday, September 25 - Fa'side CAPP meeting

22 Sep 2014 09:07

Fa’side ward’s CAPP (Community and Police Partnership) meeting will take place at the George Johnstone Centre in Tranent.

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Thursday, September 25 - North Berwick Horticultural Society meeting

22 Sep 2014 09:06

NORTH Berwick Horticultural Society is meeting at the Abbey Church Hall at 7.30pm and the first topic will be Chrysanthemums for Show and Garden by Gordon Mitchell.

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