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21 Dec 2014 11:00
East Lothian Greens’ Westminster candidate has questioned the county MP’s stance on fracking, describing it as “wishy-washy”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A local authority school for autistic children – the only one of its kind in the county – is on course to open in Haddington next summer.
A NORTH Berwick resident who left a trust fund to benefit the town after her death could soon be honoured.
NINETEEN Dunbar Grammar School pupils have hit the headlines – in another country!
A 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a string of robberies in Musselburgh.
Building work has begun on an extension to Windygoul Primary School – with another Tranent school also in line for bigger premises.
A £1million contract to build seven new business units in Prestonpans is expected to start in February after East Lothian Council received a cash boost from the European Union.
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
18 Dec 2014 15:30 • Gavin Harper
County sprint sensation Maria Lyle was celebrating again at the weekend after winning another coveted prize.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Dec 2014 12:30
TIME is ticking away and, by the time you read this, Christmas is just a fortnight or so away.
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.
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.
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!