22 Jul 2014 13:30 • Gavin Harper

Tranent Health Centre’s extension opens

Tranent Health Centre’s latest addition opened its doors for the first time 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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25 May 2014 09:30

Singing starlet meets boyband idol

UP-AND-coming singer Caitlyn Vanbeck met her boyband idol Zayn Malik after a chance meeting outside the Usher Hall.


20 May 2014 09:30

Action plan outlined for a more attractive Tranent

AN ACTION plan which outlines a vision for the future of Tranent and Elphinstone has been published.

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13 May 2014 13:30 • Joel Sked

Magnificent Moyra McNeil Fund target reached

AFTER four years of fundraising, countless sponsored walks, runs, swims and other events, the Moyra McNeil Fund has reached its £30,000 goal.

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9 May 2014 15:30 • Joel Sked

Scott and pals walk tall in epic charity mission

THE second Walk with Scott charity challenge at the weekend was a roaring success after more than 150 people took to East Lothian’s highways and byways to raise money for charity.

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5 May 2014 09:30 • Marie Sharp

New Aldi store set for Tranent after licence approved

ALDI is set to move ahead with plans to build a new store in Tranent after it was granted a licence to sell alcohol.

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2 May 2014 11:30 • Joel Sked

Scott ready to put his best foot forward once more in second charity challenge

TRANENT funnyman Scott Glynn is ready for his second 57-mile trek around East Lothian this weekend, plus six games of rugby for good measure.

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30 Apr 2014 13:30 • Joel Sked

Last service for Tranent minister

THE Rev Jan Gillies gave her last service on Easter Sunday before retiring as minister at Tranent Parish Church.

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