Tranent

1 Oct 2014 07:00

Kids delighted at bowls legend Tattie’s visit

Tranent Beavers and Cubs were entertained by town sporting legend Alex Marshall recently.

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29 Sep 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent dementia day declared a success

Organisers of a dementia-friendly day in Tranent have hailed the event as a “great afternoon”.

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27 Sep 2014 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Inspirational ex-soldier Stevie who lost both legs completes epic endurance challenge

A Tranent soldier who lost both legs in an enemy explosion in Afghanistan completed one of the country’s toughest sporting events last weekend – and was joined for part of the journey by his pet dog, who is a fellow amputee.

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24 Sep 2014 07:00

Ellie left dancing for joy

There was cause for a celebration for a Tranent youngster as she scooped an array of medals at a prestigious Highland Gathering.

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22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

End of an era at well known Tranent grocers

There was a significant change to Tranent High Street this week, with Bobby Marr handing over the reins of his grocer’s shop.

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17 Sep 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Three Peaks fall to intrepid Tranent duo’s endurance

A Tranent duo stood up to an impressive test of endurance at the weekend to raise money for charity.

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10 Sep 2014 09:30 • Cameron Ritchie

New Tranent restaurant gets a pizza the action

COUNCILLORS have shown they have a big appetite for an Italian restaurant taking over an empty shop on Tranent High Street.

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9 Sep 2014 09:00 • Gavin Harper

October opening for new Tranent care home

A multi-million pound Tranent care home is set to open its doors next month.

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3 Sep 2014 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Keep our councillors, Tranent group says

Community councillors in Tranent have expressed concern at plans to reduce the number of local authority councillors in East Lothian.

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22 Aug 2014 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Cancer’s return can’t stop heroic Kenny’s fundraising

A brave Tranent man who recently found out his cancer had returned for a third time has continued on his fundraising trail.

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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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