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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27 Jan 2015 07:00 • Marie Sharp

Prestonpans and Tranent ‘merger’ feared

PRESTONPANS Community Council was holding an emergency meeting this week to discuss proposals to create housing to the south of the town, which would fall into both their and Tranent’s catchment area.

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23 Jan 2015 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Teenagers’ tribute to their school friend who passed away

Two teenagers have planted a rose at their school, in tribute to a classmate who passed away last year.

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21 Jan 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Date set for final leg of Walk with Scott trilogy

Tranent fundraiser Scott Glynn is encouraging everyone to get behind his final Walk with Scott campaign, now confirmed for May 2 and 3.

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19 Jan 2015 10:05

Teenager pushed to the ground in attempted robbery in Tranent

A TEENAGER was pushed to the ground by a man who attempted to steal his headphones in Tranent last week.


13 Jan 2015 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Race on to see sprint legend George McNeill

A world record-holding county star is looking forward to the return of his autobiographical show at The Brunton next month.

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4 Jan 2015 09:30 • Gavin Harper

Plans to revive Tranent green space

Plans that will see the development of a community-led project in Tranent have been announced, with the scheme to begin shortly.

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23 Dec 2014 11:30 • Gavin Harper

Savanna shows her Talent at Recharge

Tranent youngsters provided an evening of entertainment recently with the return of Recharge Has Got Talent.

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21 Dec 2014 09:00

New minister’s warm welcome

Members of Tranent Parish Church celebrated the ordination and induction of their new minister the Rev Erica Wishart last week.

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17 Dec 2014 09:00 • Gavin Harper

Former rugby international brothers help out Scott

There was an impressive turnout to see three former Scotland internationalists at Ross High Rugby Club at the weekend.

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