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New cross-party Cockenzie Energy Park group meets for the first time

25 Oct 2014 13:00 • Marie Sharp

East Lothian Council has confirmed that a cross-party member/officer group met for the first time this week to discuss potential proposals for the former power station site at Cockenzie.

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Fears that Musselburgh flood risk has been underestimated

25 Oct 2014 11:00 • Marie Sharp

THE risk of flooding to homes in Musselburgh may be far higher than estimated, one of the town’s councillors has claimed.

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Man ‘stabs’ £10 note in bizarre incident at Haddington Tesco

25 Oct 2014 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

POLICE are looking into a bizarre incident which saw a man stab a £10 note into a counter at Haddington’s Tesco.

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Fearless fundraisers not feeling the heat at Leuchie House firewalk

24 Oct 2014 13:30

MORE than a dozen brave souls walked on fire to raise more than £5,000 for Leuchie House, near North Berwick.

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Hope former hotel turned hostel on Dunbar High Street could re-open as offer made

24 Oct 2014 12:30 • Cameron Ritchie

AN OFFER has been made on a former three-storey hotel building on Dunbar High Street.

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Marshall and Oliver help Scots to victory over the Auld Enemy

24 Oct 2014 15:30

The East Lothian star pairing of Alex Marshall and Derek Oliver were part of a Scotland gents side that retained the Co-operative Funeralcare Test Match at the weekend, following a 6-5 points win over England at Stanley IBC in County Durham.

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Duo off to the Gymnastics World Age Group Championships

24 Oct 2014 10:30 • Gavin Harper

A promising county gymnast is set to head to America after being selected for the Great Britain Junior team for the World Age Group Championships, along with her coach, who teaches at Knox Academy.

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North Berwick RFC are the victors over Dunbar in first county derby of the season

23 Oct 2014 13:13

North Berwick came out on top in the first county battle of the new season, as the West brothers guided them to a 3-36 win over Dunbar at Hallhill.

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Musselburgh RFC blow away Livingston in a nine-try home rout

23 Oct 2014 13:11

Musselburgh made a winning return to Stoneyhill on Saturday as they scored nine tries to defeat Livingston.

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Councillor Dave Berry: Don’t delay devolving more powers to Holyrood

24 Oct 2014 12:30

Somewhat lost in the intense kerfuffle around September 18 was the fact that, two years ago, Prime Minister David Cameron vetoed having a third alternative on the ballot paper: ‘Devo-Max’, or the devolution of all power, bar defence, foreign affairs, monetary policy, citizenship, security, monarchy and the UK Parliament itself.

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Tim's Tales: Private Jackie Reid of Musselburgh and the importance of telling tales

23 Oct 2014 15:30

This photo of Private Jackie Reid of the 1/7th Royal Scots was taken in 1915. He lived on Monktonhall Terrace, in Musselburgh.

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Snares a humane way to control our foxes

23 Oct 2014 13:40

It is my good fortune to be a North Berwick landowner and the ‘captain’ of a local pheasant shoot. So I am in a position to reply to the recent letter about fox snares in the woods around Newbyth (‘Woods are overrun with animal traps’, October 17).

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‘Fourth Harbour’ would be an asset

23 Oct 2014 13:35

To date, the debate over Cockenzie Energy Park has generated more heat than light.

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What's On at The Brunton - October 24-30

23 Oct 2014 13:52

IT IS another action-packed week at The Brunton in Musselburgh, with something for everyone on offer.

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Monday, October 27 - Fali Pavri at Loretto School

23 Oct 2014 13:49

THE first in a series of events bringing leading musical performers to Loretto School in Musselburgh to conduct workshops with young musicians and then give a short public recital takes place.

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Sunday, October 26 - Craft session at the John Gray Centre

23 Oct 2014 13:48

Families are invited to drop in for a special craft session at the John Gray Centre in Haddington.

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