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27 Apr 2015 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Dunbar benefits from John Muir Way

VISITORS to a Dunbar museum have increased by nearly 25 per cent since the new John Muir Way was opened one year ago.

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27 Apr 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Work under way to make secure dilapidated Harlaw Hill House

WORK on category A-listed Harlaw Hill House, in Prestonpans, is finally under way after the elderly owner was moved out of the property.

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27 Apr 2015 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

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

A SUPERMARKET expected to create up to 250 jobs, earmarked for the outskirts of Haddington, is no closer to being built – despite an access road being created.

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27 Apr 2015 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Meeting to discuss plans for a skate park in Haddington

A MEETING to discuss the future of Haddington’s skate park takes place on Wednesday evening.

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26 Apr 2015 13:00

Oar-some fun at Port Seton as annual regatta is held

The Scottish Coastal Rowing 2015 regatta season got off to a flying start at Port Seton last Saturday.

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26 Apr 2015 11:00 • Marie Sharp

Deer blood pud is stag-geringly good

FOOD experts from Musselburgh have helped produce the first black pudding made from deer blood to hit the UK market.

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26 Apr 2015 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Plans lodged for third phase of Ormiston housing

PLANS for the third phase of a housing development on the outskirts of Ormiston has been lodged with East Lothian Council.

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25 Apr 2015 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Concern at no Dunbar event for new hospital

FRUSTRATED community councillors have urged the NHS not to keep them in the dark over proposals for East Lothian’s new community hospital.

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25 Apr 2015 11:00 • Cameron Ritchie

New Humbie and Saltoun headteacher leaves Bolton for East Lothian

THE new headteacher of Humbie and Saltoun Primary Schools has swapped the north of England for life in the Garden County.

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25 Apr 2015 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Father defeats son in Edinburgh derby

EXPERIENCE has triumphed over youth in an Edinburgh derby with a difference, with a Dunbar father and son in rival dugouts.

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24 Apr 2015 15:30

Course details for the Scottish Open are released

Gullane Golf Club has released details of the Championship Course that will play host to some of the world’s best golfers at the 2015 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open this summer.

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24 Apr 2015 14:00

Police investigating 'unexplained' death in Tranent

Police are treating the death of a woman in Tranent as “unexplained”.

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24 Apr 2015 13:30

Mickelson hopes for more success in county as he confirms for Scottish Open

Phil Mickelson is heading back to East Lothian this summer, two years after claiming the Claret Jug at Muirfield in 2013’s Open Championship.

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24 Apr 2015 12:00 • Marie Sharp

Devoted Isa named Musselburgh's Citizen of the Year

A FORMER Musselburgh midwife who has devoted her life to caring and fundraising for others has been named the town’s Citizen of the Year.

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24 Apr 2015 10:10 • Cameron Ritchie

East Lothian Council backing for city region deal

AN AMBITIOUS deal which could net East Lothian a share of £1 billion has been given the thumbs up by East Lothian Council.

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24 Apr 2015 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Bid to cut number of councillors in East Lothian is slammed

COUNCILLORS have reiterated their opposition to plans which could see two councillors axed and Musselburgh become home to a single local government electoral ward.

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23 Apr 2015 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Grieving families to pay new £100 fee when headstones are erected

GRIEVING families will be charged a one-off £100 “management and maintenance fee” when new headstones are erected at graves in the county’s cemeteries.

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23 Apr 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Tragic death of former Yester Primary School pupil in New Zealand

Tributes have been paid to a county teenager who died in a quadbike accident on his family’s farm in New Zealand, while his mother was visiting relatives in East Lothian.

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23 Apr 2015 09:30

Murderer jailed for life for savage killing of friend in Macmerry

A MURDERER who lied in a bid to avoid being arrested for the killing of his friend has been jailed for life.

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22 Apr 2015 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Construction of Gullane’s all-weather community sports pitch about to start

WORK on a state-of-the-art sports facility in Gullane will get under way within the next two weeks.

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