29 Jan 2015 12:30 • Marie Sharp

Bargain store to replace Madisons in Musselburgh

Musselburgh nightspot Madisons is to be replaced with a bargain basement store.

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28 Jan 2015 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Nursery told to improve staff skills and cleanliness by inspectors

A MUSSELBURGH nursery has been told to improve staff skills and cleanliness at its facilities following a visit by the Care Inspectorate.

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27 Jan 2015 13:30 • Marie Sharp

Ideas wanted to tackle Musselburgh’s pollution issue

RESIDENTS are being urged to come up with ideas to help tackle pollution problems in Musselburgh town centre – as East Lothian Council came under attack for allegedly failing to address the issue.

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24 Jan 2015 13:00 • Cameron Ritchie

Councillor who breached Code of Conduct questions need for hearing

A COUNCILLOR censured for breaching the Councillors’ Code of Conduct has questioned whether an expensive two-day hearing into his actions was really necessary.

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20 Jan 2015 11:30 • Marie Sharp

Peter’s crime trilogy is complete

THE third of ex-Musselburgh fisherman-turned-crime-writer Peter Ritchie’s dramatic trilogy is released this weekend – and features murky goings-on in a fishing community.

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13 Jan 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Long-shut Musselburgh doll museum building put up for sale

MUSSELBURGH’S former Doll Museum has been put up for sale by its owners, more than a decade after it first opened its doors.

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12 Jan 2015 09:35

Man on crutches assaulted and robbed by three men in Musselburgh

A MAN walking with the aid of crutches was assaulted and robbed by three men in a "vicious" attack in Musselburgh.


3 Jan 2015 09:30 • Marie Sharp

Christmas Truce heroes honoured 100 years on

THE grandsons of Christmas Truce hero Major Archibald Buchanan-Dunlop and his German counterpart met up at Loretto School on the Saturday before Christmas to see a specially commissioned stained glass windown unveiled in their honour.

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31 Dec 2014 14:30

Two cars allegedly stolen from Musselburgh property

TWO men have been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged theft of two cars and a number of high-value items from a property in Musselburgh.


29 Dec 2014 10:00 • Marie Sharp

Dog walker rescues man from freezing river

A MAN was dragged out of the bitterly cold River Esk by a stranger after he got into trouble rescuing a friend’s puppy.

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24 Dec 2014 07:00

Every little helps out the foodbank

PRESTONPANS mum Emma Hogg’s Christmas collection for East Lothian Foodbank has inspired a supermarket giant to join in.

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23 Dec 2014 09:00

Cutting edge food development centre launches at university

SCOTLAND’s first Centre for Food Development & Innovation has been launched at Musselburgh’s Queen Margaret University.

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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 11:30 • 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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6 Dec 2014 21:30

Man arrested and charged in connection with Musselburgh robberies

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a string of robberies in Musselburgh.


5 Dec 2014 09:36

82-year-old woman attacked in latest in string of Musselburgh robberies

ANOTHER elderly woman has been attacked in Musselburgh in the latest shocking incident in the town.


5 Dec 2014 09:00

Levenhall Links will host Big Nature Festival in 2015

LEVENHALL Links is set to play host to a major national nature festival next year.

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3 Dec 2014 07:00

New permanent artwork unveiled at Musselburgh library

A NEW permanent artwork was revealed at Musselburgh Library last Tuesday as part of Book Week Scotland 2014.

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2 Dec 2014 09:00 • Marie Sharp

Musselburgh is new home of Kelpie models

THE original models used to create the Scottish Kelpies landmark have gone on display at Musselburgh’s Queen Margaret University, after being brought over from America.

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28 Nov 2014 16:05

Police launch investigation into string of robberies in Musselburgh as 90-year-old woman is targeted

AN ATTEMPTED robbery of a 90-year-old woman took place in Musselburgh yesterday (Thursday), the latest in a string of similar incidents in the area that has now seen police launch a major investigation.


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