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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9 Feb 2015 10:15

Police hunt man who sexually assaulted woman near Old Craighall Services

POLICE are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a woman in a field close to the golf course at Musselburgh Golf Club in the early hours of Saturday morning.


4 Feb 2015 07:00

Children’s group celebrating as it secures a grant for £2,000

CHILDREN’S group First Step has received £2,000 towards helping it aid families with children under the age of eight in Musselburgh.

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3 Feb 2015 09:00

Top cadet honour goes to Dillon

ARMY cadet Dillon Thomson was named his local troop’s cadet of the year as they held an open evening.

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1 Feb 2015 09:00

Canon Joe says goodbye

CANON Joseph McMullan has left his post at Our Lady of Loretto and St Michael’s Church, Musselburgh, after 23 years of service.

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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.


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