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Minister accused of ‘arrogance’ over visit to Dunbar incinerator site

31 Jul 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

A SCOTTISH Minister has been labelled as displaying “swaggering arrogance” after he was pictured at the breaking ground ceremony of a controversial incinerator.

Ground-breaking food and drink scheme launched

31 Jul 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

A GROUND-breaking scheme has been launched in a bid to promote East Lothian as Scotland’s number one food and drink destination.

Rwandan football team to call East Lothian home

31 Jul 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

AN INTERNATIONAL football team is set to touch down in East Lothian this weekend as part of their preparations for a prestigious tournament.

70 vacant teacher posts in East Lothian, stats suggest... but council hits back

31 Jul 2015 09:00

EAST Lothian Council has denied there is a problem recruiting teachers – despite reports suggesting there were 70 vacancies in the county.

Police commended for saving boy from River Esk

31 Jul 2015 07:00

A SCHOOLBOY was rescued from the River Esk by two police officers after he found himself trapped in deep water.

Plans for another 1,600 homes at Blindwells

30 Jul 2015 13:30Cameron Ritchie

AS MANY as 3,200 homes could be built at Blindwells under ambitious new plans revealing proposals for extending the development at the planned new town.

Correcting road marking error costs East Lothian Council £14,000

30 Jul 2015 11:30Marie Sharp

Thanks for saving the life of our baby girl

30 Jul 2015 09:24Cameron Ritchie

Video blooms into life to promote Haddington

29 Jul 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

New head boy and head girl at Dunbar Grammar School

29 Jul 2015 09:30Cameron Ritchie

A close shave for Lorraine, to fight cancer

29 Jul 2015 09:00Marie Sharp

Hallie-Jade to be crowned the Nungate Queen at gala

29 Jul 2015 07:00

Boxing gym’s future safe, despite shop plan go-ahead

28 Jul 2015 11:30Gavin Harper

Motorcycle police to be out in force this weekend

28 Jul 2015 11:20

Plans lodged to build on land separating Port Seton from Seton Sands

28 Jul 2015 09:30Marie Sharp

Scrum on down for a great day of fun at special RugbyForce event at Haddington

28 Jul 2015 09:00

Co-op at former factory in Prestonpans nears

28 Jul 2015 07:00Marie Sharp

Sara takes on gruelling challenges

27 Jul 2015 11:30Cameron Ritchie

Shirley’s tale of a poacher’s death lands top prize

27 Jul 2015 09:30

MP Kerevan finds out about site’s ‘great importance’

27 Jul 2015 09:00

Dunbar youth shelter plan concern

27 Jul 2015 07:00

Loretto pupil tees off with golf star Graeme McDowell

26 Jul 2015 13:00

MP backs scheme to give a Helping Hand in Ormiston

26 Jul 2015 11:00

Rudolph’s shiny nose plays havoc with lifeboats – on Carly’s card!

26 Jul 2015 09:00

Author Rankin launches beach wheelchair project

25 Jul 2015 13:00Gavin Harper

Details of Tour of Britain’s trip through East Lothian revealed

25 Jul 2015 11:00


Strong performances from county swimmers at Scottish Summer Meet

31 Jul 2015 16:30

Members of East Lothian Swim Team were at the inaugural Scottish Summer Meet at the Royal Commonwealth Pool last weekend.

Scotland and Lions legend Jason White delighted to be at ‘great club’ North Berwick

30 Jul 2015 12:00Gavin Harper

Former Scotland rugby captain Jason White says he is excited by the prospect of taking over as head coach of North Berwick RFC.

Ex-Scotland captain Jason White is North Berwick Rugby Club's new coach

24 Jul 2015 10:30

A former Scotland captain and British and Irish Lion has taken over as North Berwick Rugby Club’s new head coach.

Knockout performance from Josh Taylor on professional boxing debut

23 Jul 2015 14:30Gavin Harper

There was delight for county boxing star Josh Taylor as he marked his professional debut with a knockout victory in America.

Judoka Scott hopes to bow out from cadet level on a high

18 Jul 2015 10:30

GARVALD judoka Scott Thomson insists there is no better way to sign off from the cadet ranks than by starring at next week’s European Youth Olympic Festival.

Home hero Hill’s adventure at the Scottish Open

17 Jul 2015 15:30Gavin Harper

First pro fight for Prestonpans boxing star Josh Taylor

17 Jul 2015 10:30Gavin Harper

Quinn comeback inspired by his late dad

10 Jul 2015 15:40Gavin Harper

New indoor golf centre at Loretto set to be ready for new school year

8 Jul 2015 10:30

Rory McIlroy set to miss Scottish Open at Gullane after rupturing ankle ligaments

6 Jul 2015 11:45

North Berwick teenager qualifies for the Scottish Open at Gullane

6 Jul 2015 09:35

Gullane lift the County Cup

4 Jul 2015 10:30

Stunning long-range winner seals cup for Dunbar

4 Jul 2015 10:00

East Lothian contingent make bid for Scottish Open spots

3 Jul 2015 15:50Gavin Harper

East Lothian bowlers' hopes ended by a home defeat

26 Jun 2015 17:00

Tranent Juniors boss Small eyes promotion prize

25 Jun 2015 12:45Gavin Harper

Young boxer John clocking up the air miles in bid for soaraway success

19 Jun 2015 16:30Gavin Harper

Bowlers book their places at Ayr

18 Jun 2015 15:30

Carmichael scores again but young Scots still suffer defeat

16 Jun 2015 17:00


Rev Laurence Twaddle - Why live music is magical

31 Jul 2015 12:30

I was privileged to see Elton John in concert the other week, at a packed SSE Hydro in Glasgow. What a performance!

Tim's Tales - Sir Ralph's Cap

30 Jul 2015 15:30

Sometimes, a story leaps at me unexpectedly. Such was the case with the tale of a young English knight called Ralph Lenly.

Council must tackle the ‘flying rats’ epidemic

30 Jul 2015 12:00

When, oh when, will East Lothian Council get to grips with the problem of seagulls which blight the summer season when you take advantage of the sun and outdoor life?

Mairi O'Keefe: Negative charity publicity can be disastrous

27 Jul 2015 12:30

I assume there will be very few people in East Lothian who are unaware of the recent backlash against charity fundraisers, following on from claims of aggressive and inappropriate methods of collecting donations and the controversy surrounding the recent withdrawal of Government funding to a high-profile English children’s charity.

Councillor Dave Berry: Dahn the Smoak, Innai?

24 Jul 2015 12:30

It has never been difficult to contrast the douce town centres across East Lothian with the bustle of London.

Tim's Tales - The cherry tree and the secrets it knows

23 Jul 2015 15:30

Councillor is a good man

23 Jul 2015 15:10

Rev Laurence Twaddle - All present and correct?

20 Jul 2015 12:30

Chief Inspector Matthew Paden - Thanks for your patience over the golf

17 Jul 2015 12:30

Tim's Tales - Alexander of Islay

16 Jul 2015 15:30

Tim's Tales - John Stewart’s brief encounter

25 Jun 2015 15:30

Why give up valuable spaces to car club?

15 Jun 2015 17:00

Learning the Highland Way

15 Jun 2015 12:00

Tim's Tales - A treasure discovered in Cockenzie House

4 Jun 2015 10:41

Rev Laurence Twaddle: The magic of the lochs and glens... an experience good for the soul

15 May 2015 10:22

What's On

What's On - Dunbar Lifeboat Fete

17 Jul 2015 10:00

CROWDS are expected to flock to Dunbar Harbour tomorrow (Saturday) for the town’s annual lifeboat fete.

Football fun in store for youngsters

13 Jun 2015 19:30

PENCAITLAND YFC hosts a football tournament in the village’s park from 9am to 5pm.

Towns and villages gear up for gala season

12 Jun 2015 17:00

GALA season is well and truly upon East Lothian with the county a gala-lovers’ paradise tomorrow (Saturday).

We're puffing towards an e-cig revolution

12 Jun 2015 15:38

The jury may still be out on e-cigs as a mass consumer proposition, but that's only because we're in a prolonged "experimentation" phase in which consumers - and legislators - are still making up their minds.

Why Galway Race Festival gallops the extra furlong - Sponsored

27 May 2015 13:39

If arts festivals were horse races, the well-known annual jamboree in Edinburgh would already be at least a head behind a mega-event in Ireland - one that’s taken the sport-and-culture world by storm.

Puppet delight

14 May 2015 10:58

What's On at The Brunton - January 15-22

14 May 2015 10:58

Thursday, January 22 - Burns lunch at St Mary's Church

14 May 2015 10:58

Thursday, January 22 - Gullane public meeting over Main Issues Report

14 May 2015 10:58

Sunday, January 18 - Alasdair Beatson in concert

14 May 2015 10:58

Saturday, January 17 - Loretto Junior School fun morning

14 May 2015 10:58

Saturday, January 17 - Double bill of movies in East Linton

14 May 2015 10:58

Friday, January 16 - Good Memories Cafe launch

14 May 2015 10:58

Friday, January 16 - The Grand Budapest Hotel screening

14 May 2015 10:58

Friday, January 30 - Public meeting over Haddington Sheriff Court

14 May 2015 10:58

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