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Dunbar coast

John Muir Way celebrates third anniversary

Published: Friday 21st April 2017

Coast to coast long distance walk attracts increasing numbers of visitors

World Book Night

Enjoy World Book Night at Haddington Library – Sun 23 April

Published: Thursday 20th April 2017

Enjoy events at Haddington Library on Sun 23 April, part of World Book Night.

More Libraries news.

EatSafe

First East Lothian Businesses achieve EatSafe Award

Published: Thursday 13th April 2017

Local businesses achieve EatSafe award standards

More Business and trade news.

Twinning

Bonne Chance Abbi!

Published: Wednesday 12th April 2017

Haddington student wins twinning scholarship

More Community life and leisure news.

Youngsters take anti-social behaviour messages to heart in art competition

Youngsters take anti-social behaviour messages to heart in art competition

Published: Thursday 6th April 2017

Pupils in East Lothian who have been learning about the links between peer pressure and anti-social behaviour have designed posters to remind their peers about how their behaviour can impact others.

More Community Safety news.

Brunton Theatre

New season at the Brunton

Published: Thursday 6th April 2017

Music, film, live screenings, drama, dance and comedy coming up in the Brunton's new season

More Community life and leisure news.

Make a difference to a child's life

Would you like to make a difference to a child's life?

Published: Wednesday 5th April 2017

Share the Care Information event

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Jobs

Challenge Fund money to support jobless people in East Lothian

Published: Tuesday 4th April 2017

East Lothian charities or social enterprises have another chance to access funding that could help support people in East Lothian back into work.

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Legal book and scales

Prestonpans woman served with Interim ASBO

Published: Tuesday 4th April 2017

Council granted Interim ASBO after receiving neighbour complaints

More Law and licensing news.

Appiness library launch

Libraries help parents and toddlers use mobile technology safely

Published: Monday 3rd April 2017

East Lothian Libraries have gone digital when it comes to encouraging young children to learn in a fun way.

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East Lothian's DigiCon a virtual success!

Published: Monday 3rd April 2017

More than 7,000 people benefited from an online tourism business conference co-ordinated by East Lothian Council, with the theme of 'Beyond 2020'.

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John Muir Way Ultra Marathon in East Lothian this weekend

Published: Friday 31st March 2017

After the huge success of the inaugural John Muir Way Ultra Marathon last year, the event returns even bigger and better for the 2017 season on Saturday April 1st.

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Planning and Building Control Applications

Last planning committee of current administration decides on 9 items

Published: Friday 31st March 2017

There was a large agenda for the final Planning Committee meeting of the current Administration this week, before Council goes into recess ahead of the local government elections in May.

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Children playing at nursery

Applications for nursery places for August 2017 open now

Published: Thursday 30th March 2017

Parents and carers in East Lothian who would like their child to start nursery in August 2017 are being advised that the deadline for applications is Friday 28 April.

School sessions dates consultation

New schools and catchment areas approved

Published: Wednesday 29th March 2017

New primary schools for the proposed Blindwells and Craighall developments in East Lothian,

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New housing estate

East Lothian Local Development Plan to be submitted to Scottish Government

Published: Tuesday 28th March 2017

East Lothian councillors agreed today (Tuesday) to submit the Council’s Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) to Scottish Ministers for examination.

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police scotland

Council backs proposal to relocate staff from Haddington Police Station

Published: Tuesday 28th March 2017

A proposal to relocate staff from Haddington Police Station within East Lothian Council’s John Muir House campus has taken a key step forward.

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World Autism Week East Lothian

Marking World Autism Awareness Week East Lothian

Published: Monday 27th March 2017

27th March to 2 April 2017

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Musselburgh Grammar is tops when it comes to young volunteers

East Lothian Saltire Awards celebrate volunteering success

Published: Thursday 23rd March 2017

A big thank you to all our young volunteers!

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Setting up a fire home safety check

East Lothian Council Contact Centre plays key role in improving home fire safety

Published: Tuesday 21st March 2017

Partnership initiative is really working

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East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

Help us to develop our engagement strategy

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

Take part in our consultation and mapping excercise

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Muirfield Clubhouse

Council Chief Executive responds to Muirfield vote

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

East Lothian Council Chief Executive Angela Leitch has welcomed the result of the ballot at Muirfield, which will allow women to become members of the club.

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Picture of Knox Academy

Education Scotland report on Knox Academy published

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

Education Scotland has written to parents at Knox Academy in Haddington to let them know of the results of their inspection, which took place in November 2016.

More Schools news.

Architect's impression of new community hospital, Haddingtin

East Lothian Community Hospital

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

Public update meetings and the chance to find out more about the hospital arts strategy too

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Tourism conference 2015

First ever digital tourism 'conference' for East Lothian businesses

Published: Friday 10th March 2017

East Lothian Council is holding its first ever ‘virtual’conference for the county’s tourism businesses on Friday 17th March.

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Temporary Road Closure - Quality Street, North Berwick

Published: Friday 10th March 2017

Quality Street in North Berwick is to be temporarily closed to allow for essential carriageway resurfacing work.

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Spring issue of Living out now

Published: Friday 10th March 2017

The latest issue of Council’s newspaper for residents is out now. Look out for a copy being delivered to you, or download a copy now.

More Council and government news.

East Lothian Council joins Eco Stars

East Lothian Council joins Eco Stars

Published: Wednesday 8th March 2017

East Lothian Council is working with local commercial fleet operators in a new scheme that will improve air quality and help combat air pollution.

More Planning and the environment news.

Make a difference

Would you like to make a difference to a child's life?

Published: Wednesday 8th March 2017

Share the Care

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Cllr Innes and Cllr Hampshire with Dunbar resident Anne Hood

More new council homes for Dunbar

Published: Tuesday 7th March 2017

11 new council homes at Dunbar’s Hallhill estate are nearing completion and will be handed over to the council at the end of March, marking the completion of this council housing development.

More Council housing news.

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