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Controversial substation plans on part of historic battle site set to get green light

29 Aug 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

PLANS to build an electrical substation on part of the site of the 1745 Battle of Prestonpans are expected to be given the go-ahead when East Lothian Council’s planning committee meets on Tuesday.

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New Haddington bus link to Edinburgh is go

29 Aug 2014 09:30

A NEW bus service linking Haddington, Macmerry, Tranent and Wallyford with Edinburgh will be launched next weekend.

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Cockenzie Energy Park work could start in March 2016

28 Aug 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

SCOTTISH Enterprise hopes work will begin on the proposed new Cockenzie Energy Park by March 2016.

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East Lothian crematorium plans set for approval

28 Aug 2014 09:45 • Marie Sharp

EAST Lothian’s first crematorium looks set to be given the go-ahead – but will be banned from scattering ashes on its grounds.

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Couple land boost for Indian kids

27 Aug 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

A KIND-hearted Dunbar couple have inspired a company to donate £1,000 to help educate Indian children.

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Rowing regatta comes to North Berwick

North Berwick Rowing Club will host its annual regatta at the West Beach tomorrow (Saturday), with clubs from all over Scotland set to descend on the town.

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County hosts Scottish Open qualifier, but ladies’ event to move

29 Aug 2014 10:30

THE county is set to host the inaugural Scottish Open qualifier next summer, with the new event confirmed for North Berwick Golf Club following a visit by First Minister Alex Salmond last Wednesday.

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Maria, 14, storms to double Euro gold

28 Aug 2014 16:15

TEENAGE sprint sensation Maria Lyle, from Dunbar, bagged herself a pair of European Championship gold medals last week, at the age of just 14.

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Haddington bowlers steal into pole position for title

22 Aug 2014 15:30

Haddington Bowling Club lived up to their reputation as strong finishers with a tremendous 7-1 home victory over fellow title contenders EL-Coop in last Friday night’s action and it is result that has thrust them to top spot with just two fixtures remaining in Division 1 of the East Coast Carpets-sponsored East Lothian Bowling Leagues.

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Hundreds enjoy Kenny Ritchie Festival of Football

22 Aug 2014 10:30

There was more than just an Edinburgh derby being played on Sunday as Musselburgh Windsor FC hosted their annual Kenny Ritchie Festival of Football at Pinkie Playing Fields.

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Councillor Dave Berry: First ScotRail to be derailed?

29 Aug 2014 12:30

First ScotRail took exception to my last column but one and wrote me a nice letter trying to explain chronic local overcrowding during the Commonwealth Games.

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Council’s duty is to reject ‘this monstrous insult of a scheme’

29 Aug 2014 11:30

Exploit is a well-used word of Scottish Enterprise.

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Tim's Tales - East Lothian's saint

28 Aug 2014 15:30

“I can see it, I can see it!” said my five-year-old as she leaned over St Baldred’s well. I held her hood as she strained to touch the water.

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Rev Laurence Twaddle: Service with a smile?

25 Aug 2014 12:30

Have you noticed how much better, generally speaking, customer service is these days?

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What's On at The Brunton - August 15-21

14 Aug 2014 11:29

IT’S a hectic week at Musselburgh’s The Brunton.

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What's On Flower Shows - Saturday, August 16

14 Aug 2014 11:18

PREPARATIONS are well under way for Oldhamstocks Flower Show, which is one of four flower and horticultural shows which takes place on Saturday in the county.

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What's on at The Brunton - August 8-14

7 Aug 2014 11:28

IT IS ANOTHER busy week at The Brunton in Musselburgh.

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