Opening of new Asda store in Tranent pushed back till August
1 Jul 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper
The opening of Tranent’s new Asda store has been delayed by a further month, and will now take place in August.
Epic Edinburgh to Paris challenge boosts Leuchie House
1 Jul 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper
Two kind-hearted university students have raised more than £15,000 after a 10-day journey between Edinburgh and Paris.
Marathon effort to help out Prestonpans day centre
1 Jul 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp
FUNDRAISERS at Mercat Gait raised more than £2,000 to provide a defibrillator for the centre – and had cash left over to make a donation of their own.
Dunbar councillor’s son lands new role with the Jambos
1 Jul 2015 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie
A BUDDING football coach has been given a new role at a top Scottish club.
£2,000 worth of heroin recovered from East Linton home
30 Jun 2015 13:30
A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered a quantity of heroin worth about £2,000 from an address in East Linton yesterday (Monday).
Still seeking solution to crossing dangers on road past retirement park
30 Jun 2015 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie
A SOLUTION could be found to prevent residents of a retirement park from crossing a busy road to catch a Haddington-bound bus – without dropping the road’s speed limit.
Huge turnout to help Nancy, 5
A CARING mum has been left speechless after kind-hearted Haddington residents dug deep to help fund a sensory garden and new play area for her daughter.
East Lothian bowlers' hopes ended by a home defeat
26 Jun 2015 17:00
East Lothian’s bowlers’ hopes of qualifying through to the knockout stages of the Scottish Counties Championship were ended on Saturday when they lost out to West Lothian by 15 shots in a high-octane encounter that was very high in entertainment value for the large crowd gathered at Haddington BC.
Tranent Juniors boss Small eyes promotion prize
25 Jun 2015 12:45 • Gavin Harper
Tranent Juniors manager Gary Small has set his sights on promotion to the East Region Premier League, – and making locals proud of the team once more.
Young boxer John clocking up the air miles in bid for soaraway success
19 Jun 2015 16:30 • Gavin Harper
It has been a busy time for up-and-coming star John McCallum, from Tranent’s Bronx Boxing Gym, including a trip to the other side of the Atlantic.
Bowlers book their places at Ayr
18 Jun 2015 15:30
West Barns ace Billy Mellors is to fly the flag for the county in the singles at the Scottish National Championships at Ayr Northfield after taking the scalp of East Linton veteran George Cowan in the district qualifying finals.
Carmichael scores again but young Scots still suffer defeat
16 Jun 2015 17:00
There was a second try-scoring delight inside a week for North Berwick youngster Lewis Carmichael (pictured), but it was not enough to stop Scotland under-20s’ second defeat of the World Rugby under-20s Championships, this time at the hands of Ireland.
22 May 2015 12:42
Tim's Tales - John Stewart’s brief encounter
25 Jun 2015 15:30
It was July 1686 and John Stewart was in trouble.
Why give up valuable spaces to car club?
15 Jun 2015 17:00
East Lothian Council has given ‘permission’ for an organisation ‘Co-wheels’ – charity number SC396022 – to ‘reserve’ a parking space in the Glebe car park and to take up three spaces in the Imperial car park for two electric cars to be located there.
Learning the Highland Way
15 Jun 2015 12:00
So I’m writing this quickly on Wednesday morning, having arrived later than planned from a trip up north and missed even the extended deadline, with the editor on the phone tapping his fingers kindly waiting for me to send my story.
Tim's Tales - A treasure discovered in Cockenzie House
4 Jun 2015 10:41
Your kitchen sink is not the usual place you expect to make a heart-racing discovery.
Rev Laurence Twaddle: The magic of the lochs and glens... an experience good for the soul
15 May 2015 10:22
I fell in love in March. I fell in love with the West of Scotland – Argyll in particular.
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