AFTER nearly 40 years as a legal practitioner in Tranent and a familiar face in the town, solicitor Alex Lafferty has retired.
PUPILS from St Martin's RC Primary School in Tranent welcomed Fiona O'Donnell MP to the school last Friday for their Rights Respecting School Water Aid showcase.
Posted 15 May 2013 13:55
A TRANENT man is swapping his two feet for three wheels to raise funds for the Sick Kids Hospital in Edinburgh for the second year running - while paying tribute to his grandfather, who passed away 11 years ago.
ROSS High's young enterprise team Connected were commended for their entrepreneurial acumen and business skills at the UK-wide Deutsche Bank Young Entrepreneurs Programme National Final 2013 in London last month.
IF DOCTOR Who appeared in his Tardis at Civic Square he would think he was in the 1970s.
A TRANENT mother and daughter could only look on in horror as two of the family dogs were run over by a car which failed to stop despite their desperate pleas - leaving one of the dogs dead and another with serious injuries.
Posted 26 Apr 2013 11:30
A STEERING group aiming to see Tranent achieve Fairtrade status has the backing of county MSP Iain Gray.
TWO youngsters have been taken to hospital with suspected leg injuries after being hit by a car on Tranent High Street at lunchtime today (Friday).
Posted 12 Apr 2013 13:55
A FAMILY-operated Tranent cleaning business which has been trading for 17 years is being forced to play a "waiting game" after a fire at its premises last week caused thousands of pounds' worth of damage to equipment.
AN INTERIM anti-social behaviour order has been granted against a Tranent woman after an application to the court by East Lothian Council.
Posted 1 Apr 2013 12:45
A TRANENT dad is embarking on a fundraising mission to run, cycle and swim more than 100 miles for a charity supporting bereaved parents.
PRESSURE on the current Tranent Health Centre will finally be relieved after planning permission was granted for a £1.5 million extension to the existing centre by East Lothian Council.
MARKHAM Rugby Club's visit to Tranent at the weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the link between Ross High RFC and the Welsh club, bringing two communities with historic mining connections together.
A WHISKY bottle used to collect donations for residents of Well Wynd Sheltered Housing in Tranent has been stolen from the complex.
Posted 15 Mar 2013 09:45