15 Apr 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Long-serving Musselburgh bus driver recognised for going the extra mile

MUSSELBURGH bus driver John Lyall has been nominated for a prestigious award after nearly 30 years in the business.

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9 Apr 2014 09:30

Musselburgh Windsor’s diamond party celebrates new exhibition

COUNTY Provost Ludovic Broun-Lindsay has hosted a civic reception to mark the opening of youth football club Musselburgh Windsor’s Diamond Jubilee exhibition in Musselburgh Museum.

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7 Apr 2014 09:00

Maths talent adding up to bright future for James, 8

MATHS whizzkid James Griffith is taking on students twice his age after winning a place in the finals of a UK-wide competition.

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2 Apr 2014 12:30

Thieves steal keys, then car, from Musselburgh home

A CAR was stolen from outside a Musselburgh home on Saturday after thieves took the keys from inside the house.


1 Apr 2014 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Pupils’ mural will launch new Pinkie store

A MURAL designed by primary school pupils will be unveiled at the launch of the new Pinkie Farm Convenience Store in May.

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26 Mar 2014 13:30

First tenants move into new council houses

A NEW council housing estate in Musselburgh welcomed its first tenant last week as residents began moving into the houses at Goose Green Crescent.

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25 Mar 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

‘No sense of urgency’ over air pollution issue

EAST Lothian Council has been criticised for a “lack of urgency” in formulating plans to tackle Musselburgh High Street’s high levels of air pollution.

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22 Mar 2014 13:00 • Marie Sharp

Former Detective Inspector publishes first of crime trilogy

A RETIRED Detective Inspector from East Lothian has become a published author with the launch of his first crime thriller, Noble Cause.

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22 Mar 2014 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Chris has Musselburgh church links goal

A MINISTER who describes himself as “a walking ecumenical movement” is to start work for the Church of Scotland in Musselburgh as a community development worker.

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18 Mar 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Commitment of Burgh Primary School’s staff is praised at inspection

THE commitment of staff at Musselburgh Burgh Primary School and Nursery Class has been praised by education officials following a recent inspection.

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17 Mar 2014 13:30 • Marie Sharp

Musselburgh Windsor hoping for a 'new era of engagement' with council

MUSSELBURGH Windsor’s president Scott Robertson says he is hopeful of a “new era of engagement” with East Lothian Council after criticising the local authority for a lack of support.

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17 Mar 2014 09:00

Give Fisherrow Sands a thorough spring clean

FISHERROW Sands is being included in this year’s Big Beach Clean-Up, organised by high street favourites Marks & Spencer.

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10 Mar 2014 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Musselburgh Racecourse on the wrong track with retrospective planning applications

MUSSELBURGH Racecourse “cannot keep on” submitting retrospective planning applications, says the town’s community council.

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9 Mar 2014 13:00 • Marie Sharp

New Levenhall Post Office location is second class, say residents

RESIDENTS in the east of Musselburgh are being given a “poor substitute” for their soon-to-close post office at Levenhall, it has been claimed.

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5 Mar 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Rubbish tip house plan at Monktonhall Terrace is back

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 12 new homes on the site of a former rubbish tip off Monktonhall Terrace have been resurrected.

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5 Mar 2014 09:00

Knitting together a legion of herring!

LOCAL knitters are being drafted in to create a giant shoal of herring as part of a new exhibition heading to Fisherrow Community Centre this spring.

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24 Feb 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Big response to QMU professor’s Big Issue day

THE Principal of Musselburgh’s Queen Margaret University has raised more than £3,500 for charity after taking to the streets to sell The Big Issue.

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17 Feb 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Past Honest Toun's Association president steps in after string of resignations

A FORMER president of the Honest Toun’s Association – organisers of the Musselburgh Festival – has been called on to step in after so many committee members left that the group was unable to make any decisions.

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12 Feb 2014 07:00 • Marie Sharp

County's Hearing Dogs for the Deaf branch to close

AN EAST Lothian charity which has helped provide deaf people with support dogs for nearly two decades is closing down.

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11 Feb 2014 11:30 • Marie Sharp

1,000 homes possible on area round Queen Margaret University

DEVELOPERS hoping to build on the outskirts of Musselburgh have said the land has the capacity for as many as 1,000 new houses.

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