• Young dancers make Strictly debut

    Young dancers from a Musselburgh-based dance and fitness studio enjoyed success in their debut of Strictly Kids Edinburgh. The group from LCDC, based at Newhailes Business Park, auditioned via video and 11 of the dancers were selected to take part

  • Reward of £200 offered for missing cat Trotsky

    A £200 reward has been offered for a distinctive looking cat not seen since Friday. Trotsky went missing from the home of Francesca Pontini on Haddington’s Sidegate Mews at about 11pm. The four-year-old Scottish Fold is ginger and white.

  • Top golfers enjoy special meal at successful restaurant

    AWARD-WINNING chefs have served up a tasty treat to two of the competitors at the Scottish Open. Tom Kitchin and Mun Kim welcomed Im Sung-jae and Marc Warren to the Bonnie Badger in Gullane. Im, who finished in a tie for second spot at the

  • County couple presented with award for community work

    A COUPLE who have been at the heart of a community for nearly 40 years have been presented with an award recognising their efforts. Paul and Harvinder Guatam ran the West Barns Village Shop for 38 years before calling it a day last year. West

  • County volunteer scheme on search for more drivers

    North Berwick Volunteer Car Scheme is seeking drivers who can offer lifts to people needing to access local services. This includes visits to the dentist or shops or, as a result of the Edington Hospital’s closure, trips to East Lothian Community

  • Plans to mark St Mary's Parish Church's historic restoration

    PLANS are being drawn up to mark a milestone in St Mary’s Parish Church’s history. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the church’s restoration. The kirk session is looking to mark the occasion and the congregation is being asked to suggest

  • Vehicle fire brings city bypass to standstill

    A vehicle fire on the Edinburgh City Bypass is causing disruption for county motorists heading to the Capital. The blaze took hold of a vehicle on the westbound carriageway just after the Sheriffhall Roundabout at 9.53am this morning prompting

  • Local MSP welcomes pardon of miners

    Musselburgh’s MSP has welcomed the passing of a legal pardon for miners convicted of offences relating to the 1984/85 miners’ strike. The Scottish Parliament recently unanimously supported the Miners’ Strike (Pardons) (Scotland) Bill. A pardon

  • Athletes flock to county for Team East Lothian open event

    TEAM East Lothian (TEL) hosted an open event on June 17. Athletes came from as far afield as Kilmarnock, Giffnock and Shettleston to participate in both track and field events. Despite extremely windy conditions, there was some very fast running

  • Friends of Winterfield Park on the search for new members

    A GROUP which protects and cares for a much-loved park in Dunbar is calling for new members. Friends of Winterfield is encouraging people who enjoy Winterfield Park to join the group and have their say. The park is home to the town’s tennis

  • Kids go free as the Scottish Open returns to the county

    The Genesis Scottish Open returns to East Lothian this weekend as The Renaissance Club gets ready to host the tournament for the fourth time. The event will prove to be fun for all the family with organisers offering free entry for children, creating

  • Euro knowledge wins pupils a top-10 spot

    CLEVER county pupils have finished in the top 10 at a prestigious competition in the Scottish Parliament. Twenty-nine schools from throughout Scotland took part in Euroquiz, with Gullane Primary School representing East Lothian. The annual

  • Brothers teaming up to tidy up cemeteries

    Two funeral director brothers are hoping to rally more volunteers in a bid to help them tidy up county cemeteries. Former soldier Jordan Allan, 28, and brother Daniel Allan, 31, who are originally from Ormiston, work for M&F Funeral Services