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26 Nov 2014 13:30 • Marie Sharp

New group to help maintain cemetery

A NEW group is being set up to help monitor and maintain Prestonpans Cemetery following claims it has been neglected.

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26 Nov 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Ambitious plans for Dunbar church

AMBITIOUS plans to make a Dunbar church more accessible and attractive to the town’s residents are being drawn up.

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26 Nov 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Last John Lockhart winner to switch on Christmas lights

LEO Washington Mackay has the honour of switching on Haddington’s Christmas lights next weekend.

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26 Nov 2014 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

New malt roasting facility near the Tyne gets approval

A NEW malt roasting facility will be built near the River Tyne after it was given planning permission.

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26 Nov 2014 07:00

Scottish Seabird Centre flies away with national award

The Scottish Seabird Centre has scooped another prize at a national awards ceremony .

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25 Nov 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Friends, five, able to walk together for the first time

A TRANENT five-year-old who has raised more than £1,000 to help a disabled classmate to walk stepped out hand-in-hand with her friend across the Forth Road Bridge on Sunday.

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25 Nov 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

North Berwick resident’s concern over height restriction barriers

A North Berwick resident is concerned that height restriction barriers are preventing people visiting the town’s tourist attractions.

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25 Nov 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Make cost of roadworks public, says Haddington community councillor

A COMMUNITY councillor has called for the cost of road alterations on a busy Haddington street to be made public.

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25 Nov 2014 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Motor racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart visits Queen Margaret University

Former three-time world champion Formula One racing driver Sir Jackie Stewart OBE will make a rare public appearance in Scotland next week as he heads to Musselburgh to talk about living with dyslexia.

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25 Nov 2014 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Kelvin is in the running for NFUS vice-president

A GIFFORD farmer is one of five in the running to become one of NFU Scotland’s vice-presidents.

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24 Nov 2014 13:30 • Marie Sharp

Musselburgh nursery is so good it’s on film!

A MUSSELBURGH nursery is featuring in two films made to inspire other workers in the field after their approach to supporting vulnerable children was praised by education chiefs.

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24 Nov 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Classes nearly sent home due to lack of teachers, say East Lothian Council

A PRIMARY school in East Lothian twice feared it would have to send pupils home due to a lack of teachers this year, it has been revealed.

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24 Nov 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Both ‘sides’ to remember First World War Christmas Truce in special service in Musselburgh

DESCENDANTS of Scottish and German First World War soldiers who took part in the historic 1914 Christmas Day Truce are coming together to remember them in a special service in Musselburgh next month.

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24 Nov 2014 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Coastal Regeneration Alliance ‘disappointed’ at council’s Cockenzie Energy Park response

CAMPAIGN group The Coastal Regeneration Alliance has described East Lothian Council’s response to growing concerns over fledgling plans for a giant energy park at Cockenzie as “disappointing”, amid claims that more than 50 per cent of residents in communities directly affected by the issue are opposed to the park.

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24 Nov 2014 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

James’ painstaking research honours the brave 284 from near Dunbar who fell in Great War

A PUBLICATION looking at the 284 people from Dunbar and surrounding villages killed during the First World War is to be unveiled.

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23 Nov 2014 13:00 • Gavin Harper

It’s an All Black day for Gullane as superstars of world rugby descend on golf course

Four of the world’s top rugby stars enjoyed a day out in the county as part of their preparations for the international match in Edinburgh on Saturday.

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23 Nov 2014 11:00 • Marie Sharp

Lack of resources risks children's lives, says new report

A LACK of resources could put children’s lives at risk, according to a new report on child services in East Lothian.

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23 Nov 2014 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Dunbar’s wish for world peace at new Peace Pole

A POLE designed to encourage people to think about world peace has been erected outside a Dunbar church.

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22 Nov 2014 13:00

On the right lines for East Linton station’s return

THE return of rail travel via East Linton is closer to reality after services for the stop were ‘written in’ to the next ScotRail franchise.

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22 Nov 2014 11:00

Former Courier journalist recalls World's End murder hunt

A RETIRED county journalist who covered the World’s End murders has recalled how they sent shockwaves through East Lothian and sparked suspicion and fear in communities.

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