• Letter of the week: ‘Workers have been cast adrift’

    Nobody believes East Lothian Council (ELC) is serious about developing a port on the old Cockenzie Power Station site: not the maritime expert whose advice was ignored; not our neglected communities; not the local politicians who were terrified of

  • County fire station's charity car wash a massive hit

    Volunteers from North Berwick Fire Station have raised hundreds of pounds after hosting a charity car wash. The team hosted the event on Sunday and eventually raised £337 pounds for The Fire Fighter's Charity. The charity helps support current

  • Cubs back at camp at last

    GIFFORD Cubs were able to hold their first camp in two years earlier this month. Twenty-one Cubs travelled to Ford Campsite in Northumberland and stayed under canvas. For some, this was their first nights away from home from their parents.

  • Celebrating the unsung heroes of The Scottish Open

    As the county gears up to host the Genesis Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club on Thursday, it’s a team of local greenkeepers who have prepared the course for the world’s best golfers. Jamie Aitken, course manager at The Renaissance Club, and

  • Sea cadets given a great cash boost

    AN ORGANISATION which has been helping youngsters learn the values of teamwork and loyalty for more than 50 years has received a cash boost. Dunbar Sea Cadets, which has seen its membership double to 60 over recent months, looks to help youngsters

  • Dog poo stations to be situated across Wallyford

    Ten dog poo bag stations have been sited around Wallyford as part of the In Bloom group’s anti-litter campaign. Made out of old plastic bottles, organisers are hoping they will encourage dog owners to ‘bag it and bin it’. A spokesperson for the

  • Meeting set up to support people living with cancer

    A GROUP supporting people with cancer is meeting in Haddington’s John Gray Centre. People diagnosed with cancer, as well as family and friends, are welcome to attend the meetings, on the second Thursday of each month, 11am-noon.

  • Specsavers team up to boost Musselburgh Windsor team

    BUDDING young footballers are looking superb thanks to Specsavers. The opticians are supporting Musselburgh Windsor Football Club’s 2016 boys’ team. The group, which has more than 30 participants, secured a £1,331 sponsorship deal with the

  • East Lothian quartet selected for European team events

    EAST Lothian will be represented at three international golf competitions. Scottish Golf has confirmed the squads for the European Ladies, European Boys, European Girls and European Amateur (Men’s) Team Championships. Scotland’s men, women,

  • Plans with council for dog grooming salon

    A “LOW-IMPACT business” could be created in the garage of a family home. A planning application for a dog grooming salon has been lodged with East Lothian Council by Douglas Lauden and Katarzyna Gacek for the property on Tranent’s Fullarton Bank

  • Call for castles’ re-opening following lengthy closure

    RE-OPENING dates for historic castles which attract more than 75,000 people per year need to be announced, according to an MSP. Dirleton Castle; Tantallon Castle, near North Berwick; and Hailes Castle, between Haddington and East Linton, have been