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MP hits back at Greens’ attack on fracking stance

21 Dec 2014 11:00

East Lothian Greens’ Westminster candidate has questioned the county MP’s stance on fracking, describing it as “wishy-washy”.

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New minister’s warm welcome

21 Dec 2014 09:00

Members of Tranent Parish Church celebrated the ordination and induction of their new minister the Rev Erica Wishart last week.

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Coal bunkers at Cockenzie Power Station destroyed

20 Dec 2014 11:00

GIANT coal bunkers at the former Cockenzie Power Station were brought down by a controlled explosion last week in the biggest single moment of demolition at the site since it closed.

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Two girls and four boys are charged with urinating in school playground

20 Dec 2014 09:00

TWO teenage girls are among a group of youths who have been arrested and charged with urinating in a school playground.

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Former council leader, past councillor, journalist and Yes East Lothian chief vie for SNP candidacy

19 Dec 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

A COUNCILLOR and a former councillor have thrown their hats into the ring to become the SNP candidate for next year’s Westminster election.

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East Lothian bowling triple storm into the national semi-finals

The East Lothian IBC champion trio of Mark Johnston, Billy Mellors and Derek Oliver produced four smashing performances at the weekend as they qualified through to the semi-final of the Scottish Triples Championships.

19 Dec 2014 15:30

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Prize time again for Maria at end of dream season

18 Dec 2014 15:30 • Gavin Harper

County sprint sensation Maria Lyle was celebrating again at the weekend after winning another coveted prize.

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Swim star Mark Tully hopes for fund boost for Rio 16

16 Dec 2014 10:30

One of the county’s Commonwealth Games stars has set up a fundraising page to allow him to achieve his dreams of making the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Muirfield named British Isles’ best golf course

15 Dec 2014 10:30

A county golf course has been named as the best in the United Kingdom and Ireland by magazine Golf Monthly.

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Councillor Dave Berry - Local court a key tool in fight against crime

19 Dec 2014 12:30

Nicola Sturgeon’s appointment as First Minister led to a cabinet reshuffle in which Michael Matheson replaced Kenny MacAskill as Justice Minister.

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Tim's Tales - The king and the ‘stone soup’

18 Dec 2014 15:30

The remarks by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington that the poor are hungry because they can’t cook has put porridge in the news recently.

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You can see right through transparency

18 Dec 2014 11:50

The next step towards our new Local Development Plan has now finished, with a series of public workshops run around the county.

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Cameron Ritchie - Let’s be thankful for what we have

16 Dec 2014 12:30

TIME is ticking away and, by the time you read this, Christmas is just a fortnight or so away.

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What's On at The Brunton - December 5-11

5 Dec 2014 10:12

THERE is just about a bit of everything this week at The Brunton in Musselburgh. Panto season is now well and truly under way, with performances of Jack and the Beanstalk sure to tickle your funny bone.

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Bingo record bid set to bring Christmas cheer

1 Dec 2014 14:57

Gala Bingo has teamed up with RVS in an attempt to raise both funds and the profile of the charity, founded in 1938, which is one of the UK’s premier organisations dedicated to helping the elderly.

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Christmas in Falkirk

27 Nov 2014 14:16

Mince pies and mulled wine are appearing on the supermarket shelves; plans are being made to meet old friends for the annual catch-up; and the kids are cultivating a list for Santa of the latest toys and gadgets... Christmas is in the air!

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