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30 Jul 2014 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Plans for 100-plus new homes in Ormiston are back on

PROPOSALS for up to 120 houses in Ormiston are once again with East Lothian Council.

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29 Jul 2014 13:30

Major roadworks in centre of Musselburgh

MUSSELBURGH residents are being warned they face disruption on High Street as East Lothian Council starts road improvements expected to take four months to complete.

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29 Jul 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent man on hand to help save girl who fell into a lake

A Tranent man has been praised for his quick-thinking after he rescued a young girl in Fife this month.

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29 Jul 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Rejection of 17 homes near Dunbar Station appealed

AN APPEAL has been lodged after East Lothian councillors knocked back plans for 17 houses in Dunbar.

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29 Jul 2014 09:00

Watch out for young pufflings, residents!

The Scottish Seabird Centre is urging North Berwick residents to be aware of young puffins, after they performed their first rescue recently.

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29 Jul 2014 07:00

Big Debate comes to Haddington

BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘The Big Debate’ will be broadcast live from Haddington next month.

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28 Jul 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Working to tackle parking problem on North Berwick High Street

North Berwick Community Council is hoping to work alongside the town’s business association in an attempt to solve car parking issues in the town centre.

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28 Jul 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Teen ‘gutted’ at trip miss through injury

A TEENAGER has been left “absolutely gutted” after she was forced to miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime school trip to China.

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28 Jul 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Rwandan trip to grow links with Dunbar

EIGHT men and women from Dunbar Parish Church have ventured out to Rwanda in a bid to strengthen links between a town in each country.

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28 Jul 2014 09:00

Councillor says don’t forget our second teams!

WHILE people across East Lothian are cheering for the home nation in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, residents are being encouraged not to forget about the county’s second teams.

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28 Jul 2014 07:00

Veteran journalist to give lecture on our future

VETERAN Scottish journalist and commentator Magnus Linklater is to host a Loretto Lecture on the future of Scotland, following the results of this year’s referendum on Septemebr 18.

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27 Jul 2014 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Bus link between Haddington and Wallyford is axed just six months in

A BUS route launched to link Haddington with Wallyford Railway Station has been axed after just six months.

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27 Jul 2014 11:00

Libraries launching new summer read campaign

East Lothian libraries are launching a summer campaign to persuade adults to read more as part of a Commonwealth promotion.

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27 Jul 2014 09:00

Teen found with seven bottles of Buckfast

A TEENAGER was stopped by police on Dunbar High Street and found to have seven bottles of Buckfast.

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26 Jul 2014 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Willie still has plenty of energy, 50 years later

FIFTY years of dedication and hard work have been recognised with a special presentation at Torness Power Station.

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26 Jul 2014 11:00

Visit Commonwealth war graves, urges MP

COUNTY MP Fiona O’Donnell is encouraging schools and residents to visit their local Commonwealth war graves to gain a greater understanding of the scale and magnitude of the First World War and the impact that it has had on today’s society.

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26 Jul 2014 09:00

Major award for Hopes Estate

An East Lothian estate has received a prestigious award to recognise its ongoing work in wildlife management and conservation.

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25 Jul 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Haddington Town House set to be free of scaffolding again at last

WORK on a building at the heart of Haddington is finally set to be complete – but it was almost demolished nearly 65 years ago.

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25 Jul 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Injured woman’s anger at long wait for a doctor

A PENSIONER was left sitting in her GP’s waiting room with a fractured eye socket and severe bruising because they were too busy to see her.

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25 Jul 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Top Spanish gong for police officer who helped catch terrorist

A POLICE officer who helped stop an ETA terrorist has been rewarded for his efforts at a special ceremony in London.

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