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19 Dec 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Former council leader, past councillor, journalist and Yes East Lothian chief vie for SNP candidacy

A COUNCILLOR and a former councillor have thrown their hats into the ring to become the SNP candidate for next year’s Westminster election.

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19 Dec 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

£400k needed for East Linton station design

AN ESTIMATED £400,000 is required to design a re-opened railway station at East Linton.

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19 Dec 2014 09:00

Only four managers for East Lothian’s six area partnerships

QUESTIONS have been raised as to why only four managers will oversee the county’s six area partnerships.

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19 Dec 2014 07:00

Chippendale School wins major Best Business crown

The Chippendale International School of Furniture has been named winner of the Best Small to Medium Sized Business Award at the 2014 Best Business Awards (BBAs).

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18 Dec 2014 14:00

Life ban from keeping animals for Tranent man who starved two dogs

A TRANENT man who allowed his two dogs to become half their ideal weight has been given a life ban from keeping animals following a Scottish SPCA investigation.

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18 Dec 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

12-year-old’s letter earns him invite to supercar garage

A TWELVE-year-old boy who wrote to Lamborghini in Italy, calling for them to create a tractor based on their bull-inspired logo, has been invited to see some of their amazing super cars.

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18 Dec 2014 09:45 • Cameron Ritchie

New law inspires last-gasp bid to save Haddington's court

A LAST-gasp bid is being made to reinvent Haddington Sheriff Court and save it from permanent closure.

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17 Dec 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Record boss hopes collection introduces kids to Scots’ finest

COCKENZIE-based record label Greentrax has produced a collection of Scottish songs on CD, especially for children.

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17 Dec 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Ministers retire from parish

THE Revs Jock and Margaret Stein said goodbye to the congregation at Cockenzie Old Parish Church at the weekend after five years as joint locum ministers.

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17 Dec 2014 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Former rugby international brothers help out Scott

There was an impressive turnout to see three former Scotland internationalists at Ross High Rugby Club at the weekend.

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17 Dec 2014 07:00

Inspectors’ praise for Olivebank’s support for children and parents

OLIVEBANK Child and Families Centre has been praised by inspectors for the high quality of support it offers children and their parents and carers.

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16 Dec 2014 11:45

Suspected bogus workman tries to con Prestonpans pensioner

A SUSPECTED bogus workman tried to con a Prestonpans pensioner out of a three-figure sum of cash last night.

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16 Dec 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Amy’s poem makes a stand against FGM

A MUSSELBURGH teenager has been inspired to fight for the rights of young females across the world after hearing Harry Potter star Emma Watson speak at the United Nations.

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16 Dec 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Work starts on bigger and better Windygoul Primary School

Building work has begun on an extension to Windygoul Primary School – with another Tranent school also in line for bigger premises.

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16 Dec 2014 09:00

Stella Moffat set to be honoured with street name

A NORTH Berwick resident who left a trust fund to benefit the town after her death could soon be honoured.

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16 Dec 2014 07:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Dunbar Grammar School students enjoy sehr gut trip to Germany

NINETEEN Dunbar Grammar School pupils have hit the headlines – in another country!

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15 Dec 2014 17:00

New sheriffs can keep Haddington court open, say campaigners

CAMPAIGNERS are calling on Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson MSP to use new laws to keep open Haddington Sheriff Court, which has dispensed justice for more than 500 years.

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15 Dec 2014 11:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Autism school due to open in Haddington next summer

A local authority school for autistic children – the only one of its kind in the county – is on course to open in Haddington next summer.

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15 Dec 2014 09:30

Priest’s visit inspires prize winning tale

A CHILDHOOD memory of a visit by a Roman Catholic priest has helped an Ormiston woman to lift a coveted story-writing award.

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15 Dec 2014 09:00

Great cash boost for Dunbar Christmas lights

THE organisers of Dunbar’s Christmas lights display have received a cash boost.

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