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4 Mar 2015 11:30

Yester’s milk has the white stuff for trains

MILK from a farm near Gifford is to be served on Virgin Trains.

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4 Mar 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Student who led Malaysia hut project up for award

A North Berwick architecture student has had his work recognised in an international design competition.

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4 Mar 2015 09:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Haddington community hub receives £40k boost

A MAJOR renovation project has seen about £40,000 spent so far in improving and maintaining the buildings at the Bridge Centre and Poldrate Arts and Crafts Centre.

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4 Mar 2015 07:00

Minister impressed with furniture school on visit

THE Chippendale International School of Furniture received a VIP visit last week.

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3 Mar 2015 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

New tennis courts to be served up in April

WORK on the construction of four new tennis courts at Haddington’s Neilson Park is now under way.

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3 Mar 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

New facilities part of Asda coming to Tranent

REPRESENTATIVES from Asda have outlined their vision for their soon-to-open store in Tranent after the closure of the town’s Co-op.

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3 Mar 2015 09:00

Cash boost for Newhailes restoration

PLANS to restore an historic flower garden at Newhailes Estate have been given a welcome boost, thanks to the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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3 Mar 2015 07:00

Foxlake’s up for a top award

FOXLAKE Adventures, Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park, is in the running for a prestigious award.

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2 Mar 2015 17:00

Vandals smash up 30 vehicles at taxi yard

VANDALS went on the rampage in a taxi yard, smashing up 30 vehicles and causing more than £40,000 of damage during a daylight attack.

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2 Mar 2015 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Near-£100,000 boost for Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust’s tribute plan

THE Battle of Prestonpans Heritage Trust has received a boost of nearly £100,000 towards creating a permanent memorial to the famous battle.

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2 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Council is ‘hellbent’ on building children’s home at Lewisvale Park, resident claims

MORE than 200 people packed into a second public meeting concerning controversial plans to build a new children’s home on a playground in a residential estate.

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2 Mar 2015 09:00

Community choir singing with joy at award nomination

A COMMUNITY choir which has three generations of families performing in it has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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2 Mar 2015 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Back Road speed bump plan scrapped

PLANS for 36 speed bumps on a Dunbar road have been scrapped after being panned by members of the community.

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1 Mar 2015 13:00

Sheriff pays tribute to family of garden centre boss crushed by crane

A DUNBAR businessman who was crushed to death at Musselburgh Racecourse was responsible for the accident which killed him, a fatal accident inquiry has ruled.

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1 Mar 2015 11:00

Visitors get chance to look behind the scenes at work on hangars at Museum of Flight

VISITORS to the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune next Friday (March 6) will get the chance to have a look behind the scenes of a £1.3 million restoration project.

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28 Feb 2015 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

£300,000 each year: the cost of court closure to the local economy

THE loss of Haddington Sheriff Court could cost the town’s economy more than £300,000 a year, East Lothian Council’s chief executive has said.

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28 Feb 2015 11:00 • Marie Sharp

Dog owners have to pay for poo bags

DOG owners will now have to pay for poo bags from East Lothian Council after it was revealed some people have been using the free bags to dispose of dirty nappies.

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28 Feb 2015 09:00

Energy drink responsible retailing practice adopted by enjoyleisure

A CAMPAIGN promoting healthier lifestyles and cutting down on energy drinks has been backed by enjoyleisure.

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27 Feb 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp

East Lothian Council slams lack of clarity over plans for Cockenzie Energy Park

TALKS between East Lothian Council and the main stakeholders in the proposed Cockenzie Energy Park appeared to have broken down this week as frustrated council chiefs issued an ultimatum.

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27 Feb 2015 11:30

Council leader goes against COSLA to strike deal to secure grants for East Lothian

East Lothian Council leader Willie Innes went against the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) to sign an individual deal with the Scottish Government to ensure the county received its full share of grants for the coming year.

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