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4 Jul 2015 13:00 • Marie Sharp

Community councillor hopes residents’ cash can help him revive Levenhall store

A COMMUNITY councillor aims to reopen a local store using an innovative fundraising campaign which has proved a huge success in the USA.
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4 Jul 2015 11:00 • Gavin Harper

Another £5,000 to Becky’s total thanks to 12-hour football marathon

Kind-hearted donations at an all-night five-a-side football event raised almost £5,000 for Rebecca’s Little Hearts for CHAS.
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4 Jul 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Rugby club's victory in bid to open on day of Highland Games

CALLS for a rugby club to be denied an open licence during North Berwick Highland Games have been rejected after licensing bosses ruled they were entitled to take advantage of the day.
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3 Jul 2015 18:15

Stretch of the A1 to be closed overnight for filming

A STRETCH of the A1 in East Lothian is to be closed overnight in both directions due to filming.
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3 Jul 2015 16:30 • Marie Sharp

Stewart bids Musselburgh Grammar School a final farewell

ONE of East Lothian’s longest serving senior teachers steps down today (Friday), after nearly 30 years in local schools.
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3 Jul 2015 15:30

Family and friends remember Sean at football tribute

There was a poignant football match held in Tranent on Saturday, as friends and family gathered to remember Sean Jardine.
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3 Jul 2015 12:30

Tributes paid to gannet expert and Seabird Centre adviser

DR BRYAN Nelson, who played a key role in the creation of the Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick and who is described as “the undisputed world expert on gannets”, has died. He was 83.
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3 Jul 2015 11:20

Man rushed to hospital with facial injuries after assault in Musselburgh

A 43-year-old man was rushed to hospital with facial injuries after he was assaulted in Musselburgh last night.
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3 Jul 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Bid to make Wallyford one of the ‘best’ towns in East Lothian

DEVELOPERS will pour £40million into Wallyford’s public services to make it the newest and “best” town in East Lothian.
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3 Jul 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Businessman's backing for trams coming to Musselburgh

A MUSSELBURGH businessman has backed plans to extend Edinburgh’s trams to the town and called on East Lothian Council to investigate it further.
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3 Jul 2015 07:00 • Marie Sharp

More wind turbines approved at Crystal Rig

A SCOTTISH Government decision to allow six more turbines to be added to Crystal Rig wind farm has been described as disappointing by the depute leader of East Lothian Council.
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2 Jul 2015 15:50 • Marie Sharp

Musselburgh Grammar could become Europe’s largest school

MUSSELBURGH Grammar could become Europe’s largest school if plans to build thousands of new houses around the town go ahead.
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2 Jul 2015 10:50

Two more arrested and charged over Musselburgh housebreaking spree

Two more arrests have been made in connection with a series of house break-ins in Musselburgh between April and June.
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2 Jul 2015 10:00 • Marie Sharp

Councillor sorry for slur on the elderly

A COUNCILLOR has apologised “unreservedly” after he described elderly people moving into his home town as a “burden” on the community.
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1 Jul 2015 15:55

Pair charged after £13,000 of drugs found in Musselburgh home

TWO men have been arrested and charged after drugs worth over £13,000 were found in a house in Moir Avenue, Musselburgh on Tuesday.
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1 Jul 2015 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

No movement yet on the future of former Haddington care home

WORK on a former care home is no closer to starting, despite plans to hire a caretaker to look after the building.
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1 Jul 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Opening of new Asda store in Tranent pushed back till August

The opening of Tranent’s new Asda store has been delayed by a further month, and will now take place in August.
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1 Jul 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Epic Edinburgh to Paris challenge boosts Leuchie House

Two kind-hearted university students have raised more than £15,000 after a 10-day journey between Edinburgh and Paris.
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1 Jul 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Marathon effort to help out Prestonpans day centre

FUNDRAISERS at Mercat Gait raised more than £2,000 to provide a defibrillator for the centre – and had cash left over to make a donation of their own.
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1 Jul 2015 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Dunbar councillor’s son lands new role with the Jambos

A BUDDING football coach has been given a new role at a top Scottish club.
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30 Jun 2015 13:30

£2,000 worth of heroin recovered from East Linton home

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered a quantity of heroin worth about £2,000 from an address in East Linton yesterday (Monday).
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30 Jun 2015 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Still seeking solution to crossing dangers on road past retirement park

A SOLUTION could be found to prevent residents of a retirement park from crossing a busy road to catch a Haddington-bound bus – without dropping the road’s speed limit.
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30 Jun 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

No mountain high enough to stop kind group from helping Eliza

Six kind-hearted fundraisers climbed the UK’s highest mountain in aid of a North Berwick youngster.
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30 Jun 2015 09:42

Turning Gullane Golf Club into a sea of tartan at Scottish Open Pro-Am

Golf fans are encouraged to turn Gullane Golf Club into a sea of tartan next week when the official Pro-Am day at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is designated ‘Tartan Wednesday’ ahead of the main event from July 9-12.
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30 Jun 2015 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Knox Academy’s self-defence club packs a real punch

A SELF-defence club, set up specifically for youngsters at Knox Academy – and believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland – has received a four-figure boost after members demonstrated their skills at Haddington Festival.
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