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Yellow warning for snow

Published: Tuesday 16th January 2018

Although there are no major issues in East Lothian currently, a yellow weather warning for snow is in place.

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East Lothian residents invited to give views on local housing strategy

Published: Tuesday 16th January 2018

Draft Local Housing Strategy approved for public consultation.

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Is your child eligible for free school meals?

Published: Tuesday 16th January 2018

Is your child eligible for free school meals, and if so, have you registered?

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Council budget

Published: Saturday 13th January 2018

Paper on Budget Development to be presented at Cabinet

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Young people invited to apply for 'green' travel grant

Published: Friday 12th January 2018

Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT) has launched new Travel Grant

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Restoration work completed for Prestonpans war memorial

Published: Thursday 11th January 2018

Restoration work has been completed on the Prestonpans War memorial

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Haddington Education Consultation now open

Published: Monday 8th January 2018

A new consultation on education in Haddington is now open.

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Is an apprenticeship the right path for you?

Published: Thursday 4th January 2018

2018 is the national Year of Young People, which East Lothian Council is supporting. We'll be talking to our young East Lothian residents about the paths they're choosing in life.

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Year of Young People (YOYP) 2018

Published: Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Year of Young People (YOYP) 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing personalities and talents that make up Scotland.

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Interim ASBO prohibits Edinburgh man from entering Musselburgh North High Street

Published: Thursday 21st December 2017

Council pursues legal action following series of complaints

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Haddington Education Consultation opens in January

Published: Wednesday 20th December 2017

On Monday 8 January 2018 a consultation on education in Haddington will open.

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Office closures - Christmas and new year 2017-18

Published: Tuesday 19th December 2017

East Lothian Council will close most of its local offices at 4pm on Friday 22 December 2017 (payments desks will close at 12 noon) and reopen on Wednesday 3 January 2018 at 10am.

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Pupils win bikes for school in festive competition

Published: Friday 15th December 2017

Well done to Max!

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Exhibition space available at Dunbar Town House

Published: Friday 15th December 2017

Calling all artists - would you like to exhibit your work at Dunbar?

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Seasonal waste and recycling arrangements 2017/18

Published: Thursday 14th December 2017

Details for waste and recycling arrangements over the festive period.

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Saltire Festival a success

Published: Tuesday 5th December 2017

East Lothian’s Saltire Festival has enjoyed another successful year.

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Tributes paid to former East Lothian Councillor

Published: Tuesday 5th December 2017

Tributes paid to Pat O'Donnell

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Update on new additional secondary school in the Wallyford Area

Published: Monday 4th December 2017

East Lothian Council has announced a new date for the establishment of a new, additional secondary school in the Wallyford area.

More Education and learning news.

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Could you design a flag for East Lothian?

Published: Tuesday 28th November 2017

An open competition to design a brand new and distinctive flag for East Lothian has been launched.

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New early learning and childcare centre opens in Prestonpans

Published: Tuesday 28th November 2017

A new Early Learning and Childcare Centre in Prestonpans has opened its doors to its first intake of children.

More Education and learning news.

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Is your child in primary 7?

Published: Tuesday 28th November 2017

If you child is in Primary 7, now is the time to think about his or her transfer to secondary school in August 2018.

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Have your say on the council's budget

Published: Friday 24th November 2017

Residents are being encouraged to have their say on how the council spends money to support local services.

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Saltire Festival opening concert under the wings of Scotland's Concorde!

Published: Wednesday 22nd November 2017

In terms of unique venues, a concert under the wings of Scotland’s Concorde at the National Museum of Flight must be right up there with the best!

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Report celebrates success of East Lothian’s education service

Published: Tuesday 21st November 2017

A recent report highlighting the successes of East Lothian Council’s Education Service has been supported by councillors at a meeting of its Education committee today.

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Adoption Week 17 in East Lothian

We need to talk about adoption

Published: Monday 20th November 2017

National Adoption Week Scotland 20 – 25 November 2017

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Innovative way to revitalise town centres kicks off in East Lothian

Published: Friday 17th November 2017

Town Catalyst CIC (Community Interest Company) is a new venture aiming to help turn the tide of decline in Scotland's town centres - and it's being road-tested in East Lothian.

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New extension open at North Berwick’s Law Primary

Published: Thursday 16th November 2017

Pupils at Law Primary in North Berwick are enjoying learning in their new school extension, thanks to an ongoing schools investment programme by East Lothian Council.

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New homelessness strategy approved

Published: Tuesday 14th November 2017

Councillors have approved a key plan aimed at tackling homelessness in East Lothian.

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Cockenzie Masterplan Report Published

Published: Tuesday 14th November 2017

The report setting out the findings/outputs from the master planning process for the former Cockenzie Power Station site is now available.

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Yester Primary receives prestigious eTwinning Quality Label

Published: Friday 10th November 2017

Yester Primary awarded prestigious European awards

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