In this week's Courier we have all the news from around the county, and pictures from the weekend's Christmas lights switch-ons across East Lothian.

MACMERRY...Young Declan's fundraising bid

HADDINGTON...Volunteers demand support from the council 

COCKENZIE & PORT SETON...Local band plays alongside The Pigeon Detectives

NORTH BERWICK...Historic coach house could become a restaurant

TRANENT...Residents set up Night Time Patrollers group online 

DUNBAR...Award for Foxlake

DOWN MEMORY LANE...The excitement of colour TV

SPORT...Tranent Juniors are on the hunt for new managers 

PLUS details of how you can design a first-ever civic flag for East Lothian!