News Roundup

Man charged with ASBO breach after entering part of county from which he was banned

29/05/2015 16:17:51

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged following a breach of his anti-social behaviour order (ASBO). 

Police said that he breached his ASBO after being found in an area of East Lothian that he was not allowed to enter.

He had previously been connected to a number of housebreakings…

Bid to turn East Lothian into world's battle capital

29/05/2015 14:45:37

PLANS to turn East Lothian into the battle capital of the world by taking its famous re-enactments on the road have been unveiled.

Passengers escape bus as it bursts into flames on the A1

29/05/2015 13:26:53

PASSENGERS had to be evacuated from a First bus on the A1 yesterday evening (Thursday) after it went up in flames.

The bus was travelling between Wallyford and  Tranent on the eastbound carriagewa…

£165,000 cannabis cultivation found in Haddington

29/05/2015 13:19:36

CANNABIS plants worth up to £165,000 were seized at a property in Haddington.

On Wednesday, police executed a search warrant at a property on L…

Bill Oddie brings the crowds to Big Nature Festival at Levenhall

29/05/2015 10:35:59

BIRD lovers flocked to a festival celebrating all things feathered at the weekend, as Bill Oddie made a star appearance at Scotland’s Big Nature Fest…

Petition for fair deal for village bus users

28/05/2015 11:50:00

East Lothian’s MSP is backing a call for fairness on the type of tickets available to passengers on the 104 and 113 Lothian Country Buses services, a…

Frightening incident sees man ask woman to get into his van

Beach car park ticket machines being installed

School pupils crown their top author

Pet snake reunited with Haddington owners after being missing for six months

New Gullane sports pitch work gets under way

Inspectors are full of praise for Gullane Playgroup

Conferences held ahead of Scottish Open

Len’s killer of a book on Scottish crime writing

Police officer’s reward for arrest

Health and social care services in East Lothian set to merge


Fiona hopes for chance to pitch to Sir Richard Branson

16/05/2015 12:20:47

A SOCIAL enterprise has been given a second chance in a bid to potentially pitch to Sir Richard Branson and win £50,000.

Claim that the east of Haddington is ignored

15/05/2015 09:00:55

A MEMBER of one of Haddington’s two tenants and residents associations has accused the town’s community council of doing nothing for residents on “th…

Cranston fiddle back in Haddington for special event

14/05/2015 09:05:22

A FIDDLE with roots in Haddington is returning to the town at the end of this month.

The Cranston Fiddle, a multi-media event performed by Riddell …

Haddington’s literary festival has the Write stuff to shine

Hardy fundraisers brave biting wind and snow to reach the top

Plans lodged to transform George Hotel

Call for Haddington Community Development Trust to disband and start again

Popular Haddington restaurant meets its Waterloo

Meeting to discuss plans for a skate park in Haddington

Haddington Golf Course is targeted by vandals

Still no progress on Sainsbury’s building its store in Haddington

No Trad on the Tyne for 2015

New book a window into the past history of Haddington

Sports Extra

Scottish crown for teenage golfing starlet Clara Young

29/05/2015 14:01:50

North Berwick golf ace Clara Young scooped the Scottish Women’s Amateur Golf Championships at the weekend.

Musselburgh Athletic's players are in fine voice as they get set for cup final

22/05/2015 12:30:44

Preparations are well under way both on and off the field ahead of Musselburgh Athletic’s trip to the Scottish Junior Cup final in just over two week…

Scotland coaches past and present at North Berwick Rugby Club's dinner

22/05/2015 12:04:41

Scotland coaches past and present joined members of North Berwick Rugby Club last Friday evening for the club’s prize giving evening.

100th top 10 LPGA Tour finish for Catriona Matthew

22/05/2015 11:11:02

Golf star Catriona Matthew reached a milestone earlier this week, after an eighth-place finish at the Kingsmill LPGA.

Bowlers pick up first win of the season

22/05/2015 10:47:55

West Barns made the long journey to Angus on Sunday to play Carnoustie West End in the preliminary round of the Co-operative Funeralcare-sponsored Sc…

Landmark 400th win for county racehorse owner

15/05/2015 14:59:26

A county racehorse owner celebrated his 400th winner last week – and has since enjoyed further success.

Musselburgh swimmer calls time on his career

14/05/2015 10:52:56

Dunbar players celebrating landmark achievements

Surfs up at Belhaven for longboarding champs

A weeks rest after our brutal run of fixtures will help us progress in another cup

Windsor 21 gearing up for three cup finals

Players in 100 club

Athlete announces new coach

Below-par total sees Village suffer first defeat of season

Basketball trio win silver

Forsyths magnificent seven victims lead Village to victory


Lessons of other beaches could point way for Dunbar's East Beach

19/05/2015 10:27:00

LESSONS could be learnt from other Scottish beaches in a bid to revitalise Dunbar’s East Beach.

Have your say on how Dunbar can be more dementia friendly

All set for a spectacular Dunbar Civic Week

Foxlake counts cost of break-in


Minister joins university’s efforts to support Nepal

25/05/2015 09:46:30

SCOTTISH Minister Humza Yousaf visited students at Queen Margaret University to support their fundraising efforts for f…

Police appeal for information on Musselburgh housebreaking

Artwork inspired by Newhailes to go on display at historic home

New tennis courts for Musselburgh served up


Social Enterprise of the Year triumph for Tranent organisation

19/05/2015 06:48:03

Tranent-based Progressive Sports Development was celebrating as it scooped a Social Enterprise of the Year award.

Progress on 20mph plan for Muirpark area

Visions for the future of Tranent town centre unveiled

Sprint legend McNeill’s APOGI gifts

Prestonpans, Cockenzie & Port Seton

Appeal to restore Port Seton memorial clock

19/05/2015 12:51:55

AN appeal has gone out for volunteers to help restore a memorial clock which once stood on top of the Pond Hall in Cock…

Inspirational Jordan cuts tape on refurbished Mercat Gait

Claim of asbestos issue at former Cockenzie Power Station site

Great line-up for 10th year of 3 Harbours Festival

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