Police appeal on racist attack
3 Sep 2015 15:36
POLICE have appealed for witnesses to a race hate incident which happened in Musselburgh town centre last month.
Shoplifting offences more than double from last year
3 Sep 2015 11:00
SHOPLIFTING offences in East Lothian have more than doubled in the last year as police recorded a staggering rise of 116.5 per cent in the thefts.
Nursing home to return at Cockenzie House
3 Sep 2015 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie
A NURSING home is to return to Cockenzie House after controversial plans for a care home in the historic building’s grounds were given the go-ahead – thanks to the council’s planning spokesman’s casting vote.
30 parking tickets issued in crackdown
3 Sep 2015 09:00
Police issued 30 parking tickets in North Berwick over the weekend, after concerns were raised over parking in the area by the community.
Community right to buy plans for Greenhills go to Holyrood
2 Sep 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp
PLANS for a Community Right to Buy to be imposed on the Greenhills and Battle of Prestonpans areas have been formally submitted to the Scottish Government.
Scottish Civic Trust against demolition plan for old Coach House
2 Sep 2015 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie
A NATIONAL group has added its voice to calls for an award-winning building to be saved from demolition.
Surf’s up at the Euros for talented duo
31 Aug 2015 10:30 • Cameron Ritchie
TWO county surfers are aiming to represent their country at a prestigious international event next month.
Rugby returns as county’s top three get set for new leagues
28 Aug 2015 18:00 • Cameron Ritchie
THE Scottish rugby season kicks off tomorrow (Saturday), with three of the six East Lothian clubs getting the action under way.
Huge turnaround as Musselburgh Athletic pick up two away wins
28 Aug 2015 16:18
Musselburgh went into their fourth Superleague fixture at Newtongrange last Wednesday evening very much as underdogs – no points from their opening three games had left them at the foot of the table, while joint-top Star had six points to their name.
Lochee too strong for Haddington Athletic
28 Aug 2015 16:17
Boosted by their first Premier League win four days earlier, when they had defeated Thornton Hibs 2-0 at Millfield, the Hi Hi visited Edinburgh United’s Paties Road last Wednesday night fairly confident they had it in them to add another three points to their early tally.
Late equaliser rescues a point for Dunbar United
28 Aug 2015 16:15
The Seasiders travelled to West Lothian on Saturday for their first competitive away fixture of 2015/16, with spirits high in the camp following wins in their opening two matches against Crossgates Primrose and Whitburn Juniors, the latter among most people’s candidates for promotion.
Tim's Tales - The sound of laughter
3 Sep 2015 15:30
Have you ever come out of yourself as you have been thinking, and seen life as if you were looking down on yourself? I had one of those moments at the weekend and have decided to share it with you.
Rev Laurence Twaddle - Francophilia
1 Sep 2015 12:30
So, what’s not to like about France?
Chief Inspector Matt Paden - Stamping out hate crime
31 Aug 2015 12:30
Police Scotland has recently launched its Hate Crime Campaign to inspire victims to come forward and encourage Scotland to stand up to hate crime.
£10m needed for work on Cockenzie site
28 Aug 2015 16:30
As reported in the Courier, Iberdrola, the Spanish owner of ScottishPower, is dropping the provision of base load energy, closing Longannet Power Station and reneging on a commitment to build a gas plant at Cockenzie.
Tim's Tales - Dig where you stand
27 Aug 2015 15:30
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is about to launch a campaign called ‘Dig Where You Stand’.
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.
14 May 2015 10:58