20 Aug 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Inspirational ex-soldier who lost both legs to tackle brutal obstacle course

A REMARKABLE Tranent man is preparing to complete a gruelling endurance course, just four years after suffering life-threatening injuries on patrol in Afghanistan.

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12 Aug 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Friends saddle up for charity challenge

Two Tranent men are preparing to embark on a mammoth cycle that will take them from Land’s End to John O’Groats next month.

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11 Aug 2014 07:00 • Gavin Harper

Tranent cadet picked to aid Lord Lieutenant

There was delight for a young Tranent resident last week as he was chosen to be a Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for East Lothian.

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6 Aug 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Original Factory Shop committed to staying in Tranent

Bosses at the Original Factory Shop have confirmed that they are keen to remain in Tranent, despite the arrival of two supermarket chains to the town.

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5 Aug 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Working to restore 'eyesore' Tranent building

Town residents have rallied round to refurbish a derelict building on Tranent High Street.

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4 Aug 2014 09:00

All in a flap at albino blackbird spot

A RARE albino blackbird has been spotted in Tranent, much to the amazement of local residents.

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29 Jul 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent man on hand to help save girl who fell into a lake

A Tranent man has been praised for his quick-thinking after he rescued a young girl in Fife this month.

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22 Jul 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Refurbished Tranent Health Centre opens

Tranent Health Centre re-opened its doors last week, with patients keen to get a glimpse of its new extension.

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30 Jun 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Fears over ‘legal high’ usage spike in Tranent

Concerns have been raised that Tranent is becoming a hotspot for the use of ‘legal highs’.

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27 Jun 2014 13:30 • Cameron Ritchie

Tranent’s new care home set to open its doors in September

A 60-BED care home in Tranent will open its doors in September.

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24 Jun 2014 11:30

Ronan’s green-fingered robot takes county prize

An umbrella, a guitar, a swimming cap and a bathroom sink were among the planted ‘pots’ entered by children into a county-wide school gardening competition – but it was a Tranent boy who triumphed.

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17 Jun 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Windygoul Primary School work is set to be brought forward

Proposals have been put in place that could see development work at Windygoul Primary School being brought forward a year.

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16 Jun 2014 07:00

Tranent's unwanted spot on bankruptcy list

TRANENT'S has been named among one of the worst towns in the country for personal insolvency, according to a report released last week.

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13 Jun 2014 12:00

Life-saving equipment now at Foresters Park

TRANENT’S Foresters Park has become the latest sports ground to be gifted a potentially life-saving device which can restart a person’s heart.

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9 Jun 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent’s Co-op store set to become an Asda

The Co-op has confirmed the sale of its superstore on Tranent’s Haddington Road, with Asda set to take over.

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9 Jun 2014 07:00 • Gavin Harper

Another funding boost for Recharge

There was more good news for Tranent community youth project Recharge with the announcement that it has received £2,000 from the STV Appeal.

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6 Jun 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent enjoys a great gala for all!

CROWDS turned out in their thousands, lining the streets of the town before gathering at Ross High playing fields to mark the start of Tranent Gala Week with the crowning of the Gala Queen on Sunday.

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3 Jun 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Bidding farewell to Tranent's ‘Mrs Gala’

Tranent Gala chairman Colin McGinn has led the tributes to gala stalwart Gina Benn, who passed away on May 17.

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2 Jun 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Aldi opening now not likely till 2016

The opening of the new Aldi supermarket in Tranent has been delayed, with the still-to-be-built store now unlikely to begin trading before 2016.

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27 May 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Generation game at Tranent Cricket Club

TRANENT cricket club was very much a family affair earlier this month as THREE generations of the McMillan family turned out for the club’s third team.

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