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£10k of council cash is binned on lorry damage claims

19 Apr 2014 13:00 • Marie Sharp

EAST Lothian Council has paid out more than £10,000 to motorists whose vehicles were damaged by bin lorries in the last five years.

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Botch job at Greggs in North Berwick damages upstairs flat

19 Apr 2014 11:00 • Marie Sharp

BUILDING work in a bakery in North Berwick came crashing to a halt after workmen took out the wrong wall, causing the one in the flat above to drop fully five inches.

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Pub chain eyes up three county towns and villages for expansion

19 Apr 2014 09:00

AMBITIOUS plans from a national pub chain to expand across East Lothian have been unveiled.

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Marilyn helped stitch together a tribute to John Muir

18 Apr 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

FOUR embroidered panels about legendary naturalist John Muir are now on display in his hometown of Dunbar.

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Musselburgh student to help others who lost a parent young

18 Apr 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

MUSSELBURGH Grammar student Anna Kennedy is heading to Malawi for 12 months to work with children who have lost a parent.

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Final glory for bowlers as titles are won and lost

18 Apr 2014 15:30

THE final of the Gents’ Singles Championship at East Lothian Indoor Bowling Club was, as expected, a thrilling affair between two skilful exponents of the sport that ended with current Garden County team captain Billy Mellors capturing the title for the first time after he beat defending champion Willie Wood.

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County swimming duo aim to make a big splash in Glasgow at Commonwealth Games

18 Apr 2014 10:30 • Joel Sked

COUNTY swimming stars Dan Wallace and Mark Tully will be looking to make a splash at the Commonwealth Games this summer after both were selected in Team Scotland’s aquatics team on Wednesday.

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Racecourse set for historic first ever Good Friday meet

18 Apr 2014 07:00

HISTORY is made in the county today (Friday) as Musselburgh Racecourse becomes the first UK course to stage turf racing on Good Friday.

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Preston Lodge hunt final glory at Broadwood

17 Apr 2014 11:20 • Joel Sked

PRESTON Lodge Rugby Club are on the cusp of adding the National Shield to what has already been a near-perfect season when they face Caithness RFC at Broadwood Stadium on Saturday, kick-off 1.15pm.

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Chief Inspector Colin Brown: Our doorstep crime fight

18 Apr 2014 15:30

Operation Monarda is Police Scotland’s national campaign to tackle doorstep crime and is running throughout April.

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Tim's Tales - The lonely graves of Gilchriston

17 Apr 2014 15:30

The south-eastern corner of East Lothian has a quiet, timeless feel to it.

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The staff at the hospital were incredible

17 Apr 2014 15:00

I want to thank the cancer unit in the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, in particular all the staff in L7.

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Mairi O'Keefe: An exciting summer is happening right on our doorstep

14 Apr 2014 15:30

AS SOMEONE who enjoys travelling, I am used to getting itchy feet at this time of year, planning the next trip and trying to fit my travel plans around all my work commitments.

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What's On - The John Muir Festival

17 Apr 2014 14:50

ONE of East Lothian’s most famous sons is soon to be recognised with his very own 134-mile path – and to accompany its opening in Dunbar, East Lothian plays a major role in the John Muir Festival.

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What's On at The Brunton - Friday, April 18, to Thursday, April 24

17 Apr 2014 14:45

WITH The Brunton in Musselburgh heavily involved in the John Muir Festival, presenting its John Muir Film Festival, there are only two events scheduled outwith the celebration of the naturalist.

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What's On movies - April 18-24

17 Apr 2014 14:40

AFTER launching last week, the John Muir Film Festival at The Brunton in Musselburgh continues apace with a quartet of films.

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