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Signs - Road closed and diversion

Road closures - March

Published: Thursday 26th February 2015

There will be road closures this March for two, five day, periods in the Port Seton/Cockenzie area.

Cockenzie Power Station

Council asks for clarity over Cockenzie

Published: Wednesday 25th February 2015

Clarification required over future of former power station site

More Planning and the environment news.

Bowling

Bowler receives lifetime achievement award

Published: Wednesday 25th February 2015

Council Depute Provost presents Alex Marshall MBE with award

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Photo - Scottish pound notes

Warning about VAT number scam

Published: Tuesday 24th February 2015

Local businesses warned about VAT registration scam

More Business and trade news.

Garden veg

Calling local allotment gardeners!

Published: Wednesday 18th February 2015

New photography project focuses on local allotments.

More Community life and leisure news.

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CAPS launches consultation on crisis care in East Lothian

Published: Tuesday 17th February 2015

CAPS Advocacy Service is carrying out an independent consultation on crisis services for people with mental-health issues

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Musselburgh Grammar School

Public Meeting - Lewisvale Park

Published: Friday 13th February 2015

Public meeting at Musselburgh Grammar School to discuss the proposed new children's home at Lewisvale, Musselburgh.

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Shop Local prize draw 2014

Shopping local reaps rewards!

Published: Thursday 12th February 2015

Joint winners for first prize in the 2014 Shop Local competition!

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Benefits and arrears

New Council Budget approved

Published: Tuesday 10th February 2015

Special Council meeting held on Tuesday 10 February

More Council information, performance and statistics news.

Be Online

Be Online this Spring

Published: Tuesday 10th February 2015

Events to help you get online this Spring

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Local Government Benchmarking Framework

Local Government benchmarking report 2013/14 published

Published: Friday 6th February 2015

The third annual report for the Scottish Local Government Benchmarking Framework (LGBF) for 2013/14 has just been published.

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Broadband in rural East Lothian

Published: Friday 6th February 2015

Do you live or run a business in a rural part of East Lothian? Are you concerned about your current and future broadband coverage?

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John Gray Centre

What's On this February at the John Gray Centre!

Published: Thursday 5th February 2015

February is going to be a very busy month at the John Gray Centre, with events for adults and children alike!

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Small girl with colourful balloons

Foster East Lothian

Published: Monday 2nd February 2015

We are actively recruiting for new foster carers now!

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Penguins and Dragons

Debi Gliori and Gavin Francis take a trip to Antarctica

Published: Thursday 29th January 2015

Join Debi Gliori and Gavin Francis for this unique family event at Haddington Library on 7th February for National Libraries Day.

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Old fashioned style telephone

Be aware of scam callers

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015

Rural businesses may be targeted by bogus callers

More Law and licensing news.

Help is at hand ...

Help is at hand ...

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015

Make sure you are getting the benefits you are entitled to

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Law

ASBO prevents man from entering Musselburgh street

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015

ASBO obtained following series of complaints about behaviour in Musselburgh street

More Law and licensing news.

Libraries Day

National Libraries Day 2015

Published: Monday 26th January 2015

National Libraries Day returns in 2015 on Saturday 7th February, with events taking place all week starting on 2nd February in libraries across East Lothian.

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Lloyds TSB

Local charities invited to come and talk funding

Published: Monday 26th January 2015

Charities working in and around Edinburgh and the Lothians are invited to come and have a face to face chat about funding opportunities with Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland.

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EL Partnership

Discover more about Area Partnerships

Published: Friday 23rd January 2015

Find out more about current Area Partnerships projects

More Council and government news.

Haddington Sheriff Court

Musselburgh man receives full ASBO

Published: Thursday 22nd January 2015

Numerous complaints about abusive and threatening behaviour leads to court action

More Law and licensing news.

Roadworks sign

Road closure

Published: Wednesday 21st January 2015

Road closure between Ballencrief and Aberlady.

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Simon Calder

Book your place at this year's tourism conference

Published: Wednesday 21st January 2015

Featuring high profile speakers and with a focus on 2015’s Year of Food and Drink in Scotland, East Lothian Council’s 7th annual Tourism Conference looks set to be another big success.

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Cockenzie Power Station

Council responds to petitions committee

Published: Tuesday 20th January 2015

East Lothian Council has submitted its response to the Scottish Parliament’s Petitions Committee on petition PE01537 (Proposed Energy Park at Cockenzie).

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Councillor Norman Hampshire with tenants Mr and Mrs Purves

'It's got everything we want!'

Published: Tuesday 20th January 2015

New council housing opens at Victoria Park, Haddington

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Children playing at nursery

Your views are wanted

Published: Monday 19th January 2015

Early learning and childcare consultation

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Cllrs Hampshire and Akhtar at turf-cutting ceremony for Windygoul Primary extension

Turf cut for new Windygoul Primary extension

Published: Wednesday 14th January 2015

Work begins on site

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Cockenzie Power Station

Cockenzie Working Group meets

Published: Wednesday 14th January 2015

Cross party Member/officer working group meeting update

More Planning - consultations news.

Benefits and arrears

Council support for local house buyers

Published: Tuesday 13th January 2015

Local people to receive additional opportunity to purchase affordable homes

More Housing news.

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