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26 Jul 2015 13:00

Loretto pupil tees off with golf star Graeme McDowell

LORETTO School pupil Joseph Cookson was given the chance of a lifetime during Scottish Open week when he was invited to play with US Open winner and Ryder Cup star Graeme McDowell.
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24 Jul 2015 09:00

Jambo stars head to Musselburgh races with Championship trophy

The Championship-winning Hearts squad paid a visit to the county earlier this week.
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20 Jul 2015 09:00

Minister enjoys Queen Margaret University students’ movies

QUEEN Margaret University students were joined by Fiona Hyslop MSP, Culture Secretary, as they put on their annual Film and Media Degree Show in Edinburgh’s Filmhouse last week.
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17 Jul 2015 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Honest Lad and Lass have a packed schedule as Musselburgh Festival starts

THE new Honest Lad and Honest Lass are preparing for a week of fun events for the Musselburgh Festival, as they begin their duties representing the town over the coming months.
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16 Jul 2015 14:15 • Marie Sharp

Controversial Lewisvale children’s home plan is dropped

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a children’s home in the middle of a residential estate in Musselburgh have been dropped.
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16 Jul 2015 11:35 • Marie Sharp

‘Disgrace’ as woman, 89, is thrown off bus

A BUS driver threw an 89-year-old woman off his bus after she stumbled, claiming she was not fit to travel alone.
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13 Jul 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp

‘Community’s lost confidence’ in pub, ward councillor says

PLANS to transform a troubled pub into a cafe bistro will be the first of its kind in Scotland for its owners.
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7 Jul 2015 12:50

Two men charged over alleged assault in Musselburgh

Police in East Lothian have arrested and charged two men, aged 39 and 40, following an alleged assault on Beach Lane, Musselburgh, last Thursday.

5 Jul 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Improvements made at Musselburgh Grammar School, say inspectors

MUSSELBURGH Grammar School has seen the number of students gaining three or more Highers reach its highest ever level in the last 18 months.
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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 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.

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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29 Jun 2015 16:20

Man arrested and charged in connection with Musselburgh housebreakings

Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a recent spate of housebreakings in Musselburgh.

29 Jun 2015 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Petition calling for busy Musselburgh road to be closed to through traffic is rejected

A PETITION calling for the closure of a busy stretch of road in Musselburgh has been rejected by councillors, despite gaining nearly 230 signatures of support.
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28 Jun 2015 13:00 • Marie Sharp

Plans for 500 new homes near Queen Margaret University submitted

PLANS to build nearly 500 new homes on a field next to Musselburgh’s Queen Margaret University have been submitted to East Lothian Council as the first phase of proposals by Persimmon to redevelop the surrounding countryside.
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25 Jun 2015 13:50 • Marie Sharp

Lack of police presence at Musselburgh Gala criticised

POLICE have come under fire after it was revealed they did not send a single officer to help at a major community event, despite concerns about child safety.
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23 Jun 2015 09:00

Saltire to fly to remember the Battle of Pinkie dead

THE Saltire will fly at the Pinkie Cleugh Memorial Stone to mark the anniversary of the battle after local groups came together to install a flagpole.
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22 Jun 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp

Las Vegas jump for Jordan Houston charity

A MUSSELBURGH woman has raised more than £1,500 in memory of local footballer Jordan Houston by taking on a terrifying skydive.
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22 Jun 2015 07:00

Inspectors' praise for Musselburgh nursery

STAFF at a Musselburgh nursery have been praised for their support of youngsters in their care and their families following an inspection.
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16 Jun 2015 15:00

D-Day hero’s portrait at the Palace

D-DAY veteran Dr Tom Renouf’s portrait will be unveiled at Buckingham Palace today (Friday) – one of a series of paintings commissioned by the Prince of Wales.
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15 Jun 2015 19:30

Bar/restaurant Madisons set to close and become a bargain superstore

PLANS to turn bar/restaurant/function suite Madisons at Olivebank Retail Park into a bargain superstore and create up to 50 new jobs have been given the go-ahead by East Lothian planning officials.
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14 Jun 2015 12:00

Tributes paid to former headmaster

TRIBUTES are being paid to one of Loretto School’s great headmasters David McMurray, who died this week at the age of 77.

11 Jun 2015 14:25

Guitar-buying teenager assaulted and robbed

A TEENAGER thought he was buying a guitar - instead he was assaulted and robbed.

3 Jun 2015 08:40

Musselburgh Racecourse staff lend a hand at children’s centre

More than 20 staff from Musselburgh Racecourse gave up their time to help a local family centre during Give and Gain Day.

25 May 2015 09:46

Minister joins university’s efforts to support Nepal

SCOTTISH Minister Humza Yousaf visited students at Queen Margaret University to support their fundraising efforts for families and friends in Nepal.

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