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29 Jan 2015 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Footballer Dean’s tribute to his ‘hero’ Gemma

A YOUNG county footballer is coming to terms with the death of his girlfriend, just months after the couple lost one of their twin babies.

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29 Jan 2015 12:30 • Marie Sharp

Bargain store to replace Madisons in Musselburgh

Musselburgh nightspot Madisons is to be replaced with a bargain basement store.

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29 Jan 2015 09:20 • Cameron Ritchie

Terminal cancer inspires brave Rebecca, 17, to help others

AN INSPIRATIONAL schoolgirl diagnosed with terminal cancer has vowed to raise at least £5,000 for charity.

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28 Jan 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp

Going barmy for bedtime as Prestonpans Infant School leads the way

YOUNGSTERS at Prestonpans Infant School are taking part in East Lothian’s first sleep initiative with the launch of Blast Off To Bedtime.

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28 Jan 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

World Cup star helps radio show hit the target

A WORLD Cup star is among those who have headed to Tranent to take part in a new radio show about all things football.

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28 Jan 2015 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Dunbar teen tells Deputy PM of campaign to end poverty

A FIFTEEN-year-old Dunbar schoolgirl has met with the Deputy Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition as part of the launch of a global campaign to improve the world.

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28 Jan 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Nursery told to improve staff skills and cleanliness by inspectors

A MUSSELBURGH nursery has been told to improve staff skills and cleanliness at its facilities following a visit by the Care Inspectorate.

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28 Jan 2015 07:00

War veteran reaches his century

A HADDINGTON man who served in the RAF during the Second World War has celebrated his 100th birthday, surrounded by family and friends.

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27 Jan 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp

Ideas wanted to tackle Musselburgh’s pollution issue

RESIDENTS are being urged to come up with ideas to help tackle pollution problems in Musselburgh town centre – as East Lothian Council came under attack for allegedly failing to address the issue.

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27 Jan 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

My epic 1,500-mile walk challenge to fight Ebola

A North Berwick man is preparing to embark on a 1,500-mile journey to raise funds for Save the Children in its fight against Ebola.

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27 Jan 2015 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Plan imminent on Haddington Corn Exchange’s future

A PLAN on how to take forward Haddington’s Corn Exchange could be drawn up within 90 days.

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27 Jan 2015 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Shetland shipwreck survivor to be honoured in new sculpture at Belhaven

A SHIPWRECK sculpture could be created on the beach at Belhaven as part of an interactive art installation.

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27 Jan 2015 07:00 • Marie Sharp

Prestonpans and Tranent ‘merger’ feared

PRESTONPANS Community Council was holding an emergency meeting this week to discuss proposals to create housing to the south of the town, which would fall into both their and Tranent’s catchment area.

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26 Jan 2015 13:30 • Gavin Harper

After beating alcohol, three peaks are next up for brave Andrew

A remarkable county man is to set off to tackle the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales later this year to raise money for Recharge – just two years after beating an alcohol addiction.

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26 Jan 2015 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Latest plans for 450 new Longniddry homes, mainly south of railway line, divide opinion yet again

CONTROVERSIAL proposals for a 450-home expansion of Longniddry, mainly to the south of the town’s railway line, have again been met with a mixed reaction.

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26 Jan 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Charging ahead with Bonnie Prince Charlie the movie

PLANS to make a movie about the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie have been launched in East Lothian.

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26 Jan 2015 09:00

Reywood in running to be UK’s best

A MACMERRY construction company is in the running for the top award at a prestigious UK-wide competition.

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26 Jan 2015 07:00 • Gavin Harper

Special award for the ‘Franz Beckenbauer of Friday nights’

A HADDINGTON man has been rewarded for his impressive sporting talents that have seen him lace up his football boots long after his retirement.

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25 Jan 2015 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Candidate’s plea on Gullane fire college

PLANS for Gullane’s Scottish Fire Services College should have the community at their heart, according to one of the local candidates for the Westminster election.

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25 Jan 2015 11:00 • Marie Sharp

Mum lobbies Government for drug that can help her son, four

THE family of a young Prestonpans boy with a debilitating condition have joined other parents to call for a new drug to be made available to children in need.

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