27 Mar 2015 15:47

Man charged with carrying offensive weapon in Musselburgh

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

Old Craighall housing refusal to be overturned

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.

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21 Mar 2015 09:00

Sale of former Dolls Museum in Musselburgh moves a step closer

THE sale of the former Dolls Museum in Musselburgh is a step closer, after several bids were received by selling agents IME Property Ltd.

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20 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Musselburgh Racecourse staff defend Lothians Racing Syndicate boss

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”.

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17 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Councillors set to decide on Lewisvale Park children’s home plan

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.

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15 Mar 2015 12:30

Off-duty police officer's body found on shoreline

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.

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13 Mar 2015 12:30

Major route out of Musselburgh to be closed for two weeks

ROADWORKS will close a major route in and out of Musselburgh from Sunday for more than two weeks.

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13 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Racing committee chairman launches blistering attack

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.

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12 Mar 2015 11:05 • Marie Sharp

Hero boy, 11, goes to the aid of stranger

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.

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9 Mar 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

New Musselburgh Grammar School headteacher’s pledge to the Musselburgh community

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”.

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8 Mar 2015 13:00 • Marie Sharp

Help kickstart Nino’s community centre dream

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.

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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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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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24 Feb 2015 15:30

Musselburgh Racecourse bosses hail upturn in fortunes as jumps season concludes

Musselburgh Racecourse has hailed a hugely successful jumps season, as it held its final meeting of the season on Thursday.

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21 Feb 2015 13:00 • Marie Sharp

Fiery meeting held over Lewisvale Park children’s home plans

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.

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18 Feb 2015 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Centenarian joined by four generations for her 100th birthday

FOUR generations of a family flew into Musselburgh from around the world to celebrate the 100th birthday of a “fiercely independent” lady.

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12 Feb 2015 16:20 • Marie Sharp

MSP calls public meeting over controversial Lewisvale Park children’s home plan

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.

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11 Feb 2015 09:30

Society’s design award for restoration work at St Michael’s Kirk

THE restoration work on the graveyard wall and steps at St Michael’s Church has been praised by Musselburgh Conservation Society.

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11 Feb 2015 09:00

Queen Margaret University project to reduce hospital admissions given £1million of funding

A RESEARCH project which aims to reduce hospital admissions for older people in care homes has received £1million of funding.

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10 Feb 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Residents fighting Lewisvale Park children’s home plan

PLANS to build a residential children’s home on wasteland beside Lewisvale Public Park have sparked concern among residents overlooking the site.

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