27 Mar 2015 15:47
A MAN has appeared in court charged with carrying an offensive weapon following an alleged incident in Musselburgh on Thursday afternoon.
25 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
THE Scottish Government plans to allow developers to build 52 houses at Old Craighall, despite East Lothian Council rejecting the proposals because they were against planning policy.
21 Mar 2015 09:00
THE sale of the former Dolls Museum in Musselburgh is a step closer, after several bids were received by selling agents IME Property Ltd.
20 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
STAFF at Musselburgh Racecourse have backed Lothians Racing Syndicate chairman John Prideaux and described allegations by racing committee chairman Councillor John Caldwell as “disingenuous and contrary to the facts”.
17 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a children’s home next to a park in Musselburgh are set to be decided in public at an East Lothian Council meeting.
15 Mar 2015 12:30
A man whose body was found near the Musselburgh shoreline after an empty kayak was spotted in the Firth of Forth has been named as off-duty police officer Allan McLean.
13 Mar 2015 12:30
ROADWORKS will close a major route in and out of Musselburgh from Sunday for more than two weeks.
13 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
THE chairman of Musselburgh Joint Racing Committee (MJRC) has branded one of his committee colleagues a “bully and control freak” as a row over the management of the five-star racecourse descended into a war of words.
12 Mar 2015 11:05 • Marie Sharp
A HERO schoolboy raced to the aid of a 90-year-old man after he saw him fall at a beach as he passed on his bus ride home.
9 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
THE new headmaster at Musselburgh Grammar School has set out his vision for the future with one simple pledge to staff and students: “We are going to become one of the best schools in Scotland”.
8 Mar 2015 13:00 • Marie Sharp
A MARTIAL arts teacher is appealing for help to turn a run-down former church hall into a thriving community centre for people of all ages in Musselburgh.
3 Mar 2015 09:00
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.
2 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
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.
24 Feb 2015 15:30
Musselburgh Racecourse has hailed a hugely successful jumps season, as it held its final meeting of the season on Thursday.
21 Feb 2015 13:00 • Marie Sharp
RESIDENTS living next to a site planned for a new children’s home have been given more time to object after they accused East Lothian Council of trying to railroad the project through.
18 Feb 2015 11:30 • Marie Sharp
FOUR generations of a family flew into Musselburgh from around the world to celebrate the 100th birthday of a “fiercely independent” lady.
12 Feb 2015 16:20 • Marie Sharp
A PUBLIC meeting about controversial plans to build a children’s home on land beside Lewisvale Park is being held tonight (Thursday) after Musselburgh MSP Colin Beattie called on East Lothian Council to engage with the community.
11 Feb 2015 09:30
THE restoration work on the graveyard wall and steps at St Michael’s Church has been praised by Musselburgh Conservation Society.
11 Feb 2015 09:00
A RESEARCH project which aims to reduce hospital admissions for older people in care homes has received £1million of funding.
10 Feb 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp
PLANS to build a residential children’s home on wasteland beside Lewisvale Public Park have sparked concern among residents overlooking the site.