8 Apr 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Gazing into what the future holds for the centre of Tranent

A three-day planning event took place in Tranent, as members of the community discussed improvements to the town centre.

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1 Apr 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Work on Tranent's new Aldi starting next week

Work on the new Aldi store in Tranent is set to begin next week.

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24 Mar 2015 16:20

Man attacked twice in the space of minutes in Tranent town centre

A MAN was taken to hospital with head injuries after being attacked twice in a matter of minutes as violence broke out on the streets of Tranent on Sunday evening.


24 Mar 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Scott Glynn aiming to walk off into the sunset on last challenge

Preparations are well under way for the final Walk with Scott fundraiser, due to take place in May.

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17 Mar 2015 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Gabby spreads the word of rugby to African kids

A Tranent teenager has described spending a month with youngsters in Africa as “an incredible experience”.

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10 Mar 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Moyra McNeil’s family praise great effort as soft play centre in her honour is opened

Friends, family and colleagues of the late Moyra McNeil gathered at the Loch Centre last weekend to celebrate the opening of a soft play facility.

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9 Mar 2015 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Tranent writer Billy’s back with a thriller about a boy racer

A Tranent man is set to publish his second novel, with the thriller set in East Lothian.

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3 Mar 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

New facilities part of Asda coming to Tranent

REPRESENTATIVES from Asda have outlined their vision for their soon-to-open store in Tranent after the closure of the town’s Co-op.

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2 Mar 2015 17:00

Vandals smash up 30 vehicles at taxi yard

VANDALS went on the rampage in a taxi yard, smashing up 30 vehicles and causing more than £40,000 of damage during a daylight attack.

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25 Feb 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Gabby scrums on down to Africa to teach rugby to schoolchildren

A Tranent teenager is embarking on the trip of a lifetime, as she travelled to Africa earlier this month to take part in a sports coaching scheme.

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24 Feb 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

New soft play centre in Moyra McNeil's memory is at last ready to open

Kind-hearted fundraisers are to see their reward for many years of hard work later this month, with the opening of the new Loch Centre soft play facility in memory of a much-missed community stalwart.

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18 Feb 2015 15:30 • Gavin Harper

Ross High School support worker Suzi’s marathon goal for mum’s charity

A Ross High School support worker is preparing to walk a marathon to raise money for charity.

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17 Feb 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Bid made for a permanent Gypsy Traveller site in Tranent

Concerns have been raised over a planning application for Gypsy Traveller pitches in Tranent.

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13 Feb 2015 12:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent Co-op to shut its doors for the final time ahead of Asda takeover

Tranent’s Co-op store on Haddington Road is to close for the final time this weekend.

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10 Feb 2015 09:00

Tranent community councillors are right behind Ross Rocks Reading

Tranent and Elphinstone Community Council has given its support to a community reading initiative.

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4 Feb 2015 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Former cinema aiming to become key community hub

Plans are being put in place to drastically transform a Tranent venue.

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3 Feb 2015 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent man taking on epic desert race to thank charity that helped niece

A Tranent man is set to take part in an epic test of endurance in March, as he bids to complete a brutal race across an arid desert, while also raising money for charity.

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3 Feb 2015 07:00 • Gavin Harper

Concerns over lack of shopping options in Tranent while Co-op is turned into Asda

Concerns have been expressed at the pending closure of Tranent’s largest supermarket.

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2 Feb 2015 15:00

Tranent Juniors boss Thomson resigns

Tranent Juniors FC "regret to announce" the resignation of manager James (Twin) Thomson, after just four months as boss.


28 Jan 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

World Cup star helps radio show hit the target

A WORLD Cup star is among those who have headed to Tranent to take part in a new radio show about all things football.

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