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31 Oct 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Chief executive defends East Lothian Council over handling of Cockenzie Energy Park

EAST Lothian Council’s chief executive has described a loss of confidence in some quarters concerning the local authority’s handling of the future of the Cockenzie Power Station site as “regrettable”.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Police Hunt Bogus Gardener

POLICE are hunting a bogus gardener who persuaded a pensioner and his elderly mother to hand over hundreds of pounds before disappearing.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Community to help autistic boy enjoy first Hallowe’en trick or treat adventure

A YOUNG boy with autism will take part in his first trick or treat adventure tonight (Friday) after dozens of people invited him to knock on their doors.

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31 Oct 2014 09:00

Giant turtle dies off Dunbar coast

EXPERTS were this week investigating how a giant turtle died off the coast of Dunbar.

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31 Oct 2014 07:00 • Marie Sharp

Seven-month-old not spooked by Prestonpans gran’s house of horrors

NEW gran Sharon McClung has added a nasty nursery to her Hallowe’en home this year to celebrate the latest addition to the family.

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30 Oct 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

6,000-plus homes could be built at Blindwells

LONG-term plans for the former opencast mining site at Blindwells could see more than 6,000 houses built there over the coming decades.

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30 Oct 2014 10:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Opposition to opencast mining site map for East Lothian is defeated

CALLS to scrap a map detailing potential sites for opencast mining have been knocked back.

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30 Oct 2014 10:25

Three taken to hospital after three-vehicle crash on the A1

THREE people were taken to hospital following a crash on the A1 this morning.

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30 Oct 2014 09:45 • Cameron Ritchie

West is best for housing explosion in East Lothian

THE west of East Lothian could bear the brunt of a vast housing explosion of 10,050 new homes which need to be built in the county over the next decade.

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29 Oct 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Prentice Coaches has a bus-y time of award ceremonies

A HADDINGTON bus firm is celebrating after being shortlisted for a top national award.

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29 Oct 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Patient’s call for parking re-think at Haddington doctors' surgery

A FED-up patient has called for parking restrictions to be put in place at a busy car park outside a doctors’ surgery.

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29 Oct 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Rab’s a Star for his computing work

A FORMER sheet metal worker in his 50s is in the running for a second prestigious award. . . in computing.

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29 Oct 2014 09:00

Haddington can be the first Garden Town, says historian at annual lecture

Renowned historian and landscape expert Dr Peter Burman MBE was the guest speaker at Haddington and District Amenity Society’s (HADAS) Frank Tindall Lecture last Wednesday.

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29 Oct 2014 07:00

County residents living longer than the national average

MEN and women in East Lothian are expected to live longer than the national average.

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28 Oct 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

North Berwick rugby ace completes Euro cycle

A North Berwick man has cycled more than 500 miles across Europe, raising more than £1,000 for charity.

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28 Oct 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Anna dancing with joy at securing coveted dance slot

PORT Seton teenager Anna McSorley has beaten off stiff competition to win a prestigious place in the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland.

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28 Oct 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Mum running in memory of toddler son raises £3,000

A LOVING mum has smashed her fundraising target by a massive £2,500.

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28 Oct 2014 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Awards glory for four young county writers

FOUR talented young East Lothian writers have tasted success.

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28 Oct 2014 07:00

Care fairs are coming to the county

A SERIES of ‘care fairs’ are taking place to provide information to those considering becoming carers.

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27 Oct 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

£1.3m will transform museum of flight’s Second World War hangars

TWO Second World War hangars at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune are to be transformed, thanks to a £1.3 million grant.

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