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Elphinstone Arms granted new licence

24 Apr 2014 17:00

THE Elphinstone Arms was granted a new licence to trade, to a round of applause, at East Lothian Council’s licensing board meeting today (Thursday).

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Foodbank helps 500 children

24 Apr 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

MORE than 500 children were among those receiving “emergency food” from East Lothian Foodbank over the last year.

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Police team are ‘warm bodies in uniforms’ – councillor

24 Apr 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

POLICE officers brought in to support local communities in East Lothian were branded nothing more than “warm bodies in uniforms”, as the force’s plans for the future came under fire.

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Shock at death of Dunbar United stalwart

24 Apr 2014 09:30 • Joel Sked

DUNBAR is in mourning after the shock passing of a much-loved figure in the town.

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Foxlake's £70k of funding to go on changing area

24 Apr 2014 09:00

SCOTLAND’S only wakeboarding park has been given nearly 70,000 reasons to be happy.

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Case continued. . . to Edinburgh

THE closure of Haddington’s Sheriff Court moves closer – with East Lothian court cases due for determination in 2015 already being earmarked for Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Plans are lodged for a new 60-bed care home in Haddington

‘Laughing through life’ for 60 great years

No community council objection to Neilson Park plans

World champion piper is coming to Haddington

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Preston Lodge are seeing treble!

24 Apr 2014 16:05 • Joel Sked

PRESTON Lodge Rugby Club made East Lothian history on Saturday by becoming the first county side to win the RBS Shield, after their 27-6 win over Caithness RFC on Finals Day at Broadwood Stadium in Cumbernauld.

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Ruthless Preston Lodge power to win to complete the treble

24 Apr 2014 16:00 • Joel Sked

AFTER a season which has spanned 23 games, Preston Lodge achieved the historic feat of competing a treble, consisting of the RBS East Regional League Division 1, the Edinburgh Regional Shield and now the RBS Shield following their 27-6 defeat of Caithness.

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Musselburgh Athletic up to seventh following draw

24 Apr 2014 11:20

MUSSELBURGH Athletic’ third consecutive home game on Saturday paired them with the Superleague’s second-from-bottom side St Andrews United, whose need for points was by some distance greater than their hosts.

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Haddington Athletic's promotion bid is scuppered by draw

24 Apr 2014 11:18

WHILE largely resigned to a ninth South Division campaign in 2014/15, Haddington Athletic went into Saturday’s match knowing they could still finish second behind Edinburgh United if they were to win each of their last six games, while hoping Dundonald Bluebell somehow slipped up in two of their final three outings, all against teams in the bottom five.

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Tim's Tales - Innerwick Castle and the tale of its destruction

24 Apr 2014 15:30

Every day motorists on the A1 speed past Torness nuclear power station, a major landmark on the coastline of East Lothian.

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Cameron Ritchie: You could save a life by giving blood

22 Apr 2014 15:30

I REMEMBER the first time I did it.

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Rev Laurence Twaddle - Kids’ simple insights can get to the heart of the matter about God

21 Apr 2014 15:30

Kids say the darndest things.

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Councillors must team up on issue of parking

21 Apr 2014 09:00

I refer to Councillor Goodfellow’s letter (March 28) regarding parking issues and the fact that it is the Scottish Courts that retain parking charges and not the councils.

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Thursday, April 24 - Miners' strike commemoration at the Loch Centre

TO COMMEMORATE the 30th anniversary of the 1984/1985 miners’ strike, Tranent and District Branch of the Labour Party is hosting an event and welcoming people to attend.

21 Apr 2014 09:02

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Thursday, April 24 - Talk on Cousland Smiddy

21 Apr 2014 09:01

FALA, Soutra and District History and Heritage Society meets in Fala Village Hall.

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Tuesday, April 22 - First World War workshop at the John Gray Centre

21 Apr 2014 09:00

DISCOVER East Lothian’s First World War past with a workshop in the John Gray Centre, Haddington, 2-4pm.

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