Minister accused of ‘arrogance’ over visit to Dunbar incinerator site
31 Jul 2015 13:30 • Cameron 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 11:30 • Cameron 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 09:30 • Cameron 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 13:30 • Cameron 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.
Gang attack leaves man in hospital
A 53-YEAR-old man is in hospital after a gang of thugs launched an unprovoked attack on him and a friend in the early hours of Sunday morning in Prestonpans.
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 12:00 • Gavin 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 14:30 • Gavin 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.
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.
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