• Musselburgh star out to get more LGBTQ+ people into rugby

    AN OPENLY gay rugby player from Musselburgh has been appointed as a 2022 Young Ambassador in a drive to develop the next generation of grassroots rugby leadership. Colin Arthur, 32, of Musselburgh Rugby Football Club, has been named one of 15 winners

  • Scottish Seabird Centre promises summer of fun

    THE Scottish Seabird Centre is holding a summer of science shows for children with Professor Egghead. ‘SucSeed’ will focus on underwater superhero plant seagrass, as the professor attempts to revive the seabed. The show, full of messy experiments

  • Grant Forrest struggling to make cut after opening round 74

    County golfer Grant Forrest has an uphill battle to make the cut at The Genesis Scottish Open after a frustrating four-over-par 74 at the Renaissance Club. Forrest started steady from the 10th tee, making par on the opening four holes before making

  • Take a step back in time with dinosaurs at Newhailes House

    VISITORS to historic Newhailes House & Gardens at Musselburgh can take a step back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. A fun day out for families, Jurassic Encounter offers the chance to get up close and personal with the undisputed king

  • Fundraiser walks double distance with Duke for charity

    A DEDICATED fundraiser has been joined by her four-legged friend to raise nearly £1,500 for charity. Catherine Alexander has collected more than £35,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support through everything from a head shave and coffee morning to an

  • Fishing vessel helped by RNLI lifeboat crews

    A FISHING boat, which became tangled in a marker buoy, has been rescued by Dunbar’s RNLI. The lifeboats were called out this morning (Thursday) after Dunbar vessel Andara II became stuck without power about a mile north of the harbour. The

  • Martin Whitfield MSP column: Great to see return of our galas

    OVER the last few weeks, communities across East Lothian have welcomed the full return of local galas and other community days. After two years of being cancelled or scaled back, their return has given communities, especially children and families,

  • Scottish Open’s return set to boost county economy

    THOUSANDS of golf fans are set to descend upon East Lothian as the Genesis Scottish Open tees off today (Thursday). The final competition before the fourth Major of the season takes place at The Renaissance Club, with an estimated 70,000 fans heading

  • Double prize up for grabs with hole-in-one at Scottish Open

    A HOLE-IN-ONE could help a golfer and caddie motor to success during the Scottish Open. The first golfer during the tournament, which teed off this morning (Thursday), to get a hole-in-one at the 17th hole at The Renaissance Club will win the new

  • Grant Forrest hopes to make an impact at Scottish Open

    HOME golfer Grant Forrest is aiming for more than simply making the cut at the Scottish Open this weekend. This year’s tournament, which is co-sanctioned by the DP World Tour and PGA Tour for the first time, is likely to be among the toughest ever

  • Boris Johnson resigns as Prime Minister - reports

    Boris Johnson finally lost control of power in No 10 following a string of resignations from ministers and aides, according to reports.  It follows a string of protests against his leadership.  Boris Johnson has spoken to Tory 1922 Committee

  • Man bit his partner and spat in her face during attack on her

    A MUSSELBURGH man has been placed on supervision and ordered to carry out unpaid work after biting, punching and spitting at his partner. Daniel Knox, of Burns Wynd, grabbed the woman by the neck and spat in her face during an attack at an address

  • Belmiro Valente

    VALENTE Belmiro Died 7th July 2017 Once by my side, Forever in my heart, And thoughts. Loving Wife Evelyn.

  • David Markowicz

    MARKOWICZ David (Haddington) On 1st July 2022 at East Lothian Community Hospital after a sudden illness, Dave, much loved Dad of Lynn and Jane, Papa to Brody and Jack and brother to Lesley and Alan. Service at Mortonhall Crematorium Main Chapel on Tuesday

  • Anne Mair

    MAIR Anne Courtis (Longniddry, East Lothian) Peacefully, at Muirfield Nursing Home, Gullane on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at the age of 86. Dearly cherished wife of the late John Mair, and beloved mother to Hamish and Jenny, much loved grandmother to Keanna

  • Ann Pyrkosz

    PYRKOSZ Ann (Aberlady) Peacefully at home on Saturday 2nd July 2022. A Requiem Mass will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, North Berwick on Thursday 14 July at 10am followed by an interment at Aberlady Cemetery at 11:15am to which all friends

  • Irene Cairns

    CAIRNS Irene In loving memory of Irene died 7th July 2021, loved and remembered always. Jimmy and James.

  • James Menzies

    MENZIES James Lindsay (Gifford) Loving husband of the late Diane, died peacefully on 30th June 2022 at East Lothian Community Hospital, aged 85. Funeral service will be held at the Cloister Chapel, Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh on Wednesday 13th July

  • James Rafferty

    RAFFERTY James S Died peacefully aged 87, on 2nd July 2022, in the care of Astley House, North Berwick. Deeply missed by his loving wife, his 6 children, and 9 grandchildren. Service at Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church, North Berwick on Tuesday 19th

  • Elizabeth (Betty) Larnie

    LARNIE Elizabeth (Betty) The family wish to thank everyone for the kind messages received and special thanks to Ward 1, Haddington Community Hospital for their outstanding care to Betty. Thanks also to C&A Funeral services for their professional handling

  • Frederick Wright

    WRIGHT Frederick (Fred) (Dunbar) Peacefully at Belhaven Hospital on Saturday 25th June 2022 surrounded by family, Fred, beloved husband of the late Joyce, much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad and loved by all the family. A funeral service will be

  • Margaret Brogan

    BROGAN (nee Gauson) Margaret (Prestonpans) Peacefully, after an illness fought with great strength and courage, at the Western General Hospital, on Thursday, June 30, 2022, Margaret beloved wife of Pat, much loved mum of John, Joe, Frank and Paddy, and

  • Michael Hutchins

    HUTCHINS Michael (Longniddry) Peacefully at East Lothian Community Hospital on June 21st 2022. Beloved husband to Valerie much loved dad to Natalie, Janette and Robert, father-in-law to Neil, Martin, loving grandad to Lily, Joshua, Melody, Portia, Kirsty

  • Margaret Thomson

    THOMSON (nee Molloy/Good) Margaret (Tranent / Ormiston) Peacefully on Saturday 25th June 2022 at East Lothian Community Hospital. Margaret, much loved wife of Alister. Dearly loved mother of Robert, Pauline and the late James, and a loving wife of their

  • Edith Lugton

    LUGTON Edith (Edie) Mary Ann (Dunbar) Peacefully, at Astley House, North Berwick, on Tuesday 28th June 2022, Edie, beloved wife of the late Jim, dearly loved mum of Evelyn, John, Alistair and Edith, loving granny, great-granny, sister, sister-in-law,