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KT Tunstall

Singer gives motivational speech to young pupils

Published: Tuesday 23rd May 2017

KT Tunstall inspires young pupils at Knox Academy

Blossom Tree

The Robert Noble Centenary Exhibition

Published: Thursday 25th May 2017

Painting the Landscape of East Lothian is a major new exhibition now on show the John Gray Centre Museum, Haddington until 5 July 2017.

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Administration roles confirmed as new-look council holds first meeting

Published: Tuesday 23rd May 2017

The first meeting of East Lothian Council following this month’s local election was held today (Tuesday, May 23), when councillors were appointed to key Administration and other roles.

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Festival of Museums

Richness of East Lothian’s Heritage

Published: Friday 12th May 2017

In the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, East Lothian’s Museums Service celebrates the richness of East Lothian’s intriguing history, impressive cultural heritage.

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Legal book and scales

Interim ASBO served on Musselburgh resident

Published: Friday 12th May 2017

Joint Safer Communities and Police Scotland approach to antisocial behaviour

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Published: Thursday 11th May 2017

Details of route, road closures and parking restrictions

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Growing our communities

We want to know what you think of our plan to reduce re-offending

Published: Thursday 11th May 2017

Improving criminal justice outcomes in East Lothian

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Plans for new Wallyford Primary School approved

Published: Wednesday 10th May 2017

A planning application for a new primary school in Wallyford has been formally approved at a meeting of East Lothian Council.

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Law Primary School pupils compete

Law Primary School pupils celebrate sporting success

Published: Tuesday 9th May 2017

Pupils at North Berwick’s Law Primary School are celebrating two major sporting achievements this month.

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North Berwick

Join the community conversation at North Berwick

Published: Tuesday 9th May 2017

Residents and visitors to the North Berwick Coastal Area will soon have the opportunity to give their views on what would make North Berwick a great place to get around.

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Joint agency approach to tackle anti-social behaviour in Dunbar areas

Published: Tuesday 9th May 2017

Safer Communities Team, Police Scotland and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service tackle ASB

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Wakeboarding Foxlake

Foxlake Outdoor Festival returns

Published: Monday 1st May 2017

Foxlake Outdoor Festival returns bigger and better for 2017 on 20th and 21st May.

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Scottish Youth Parliament members

East Lothian’s new SYP members visit Scottish Parliament

Published: Monday 1st May 2017

Last week East Lothian’s three new Scottish Youth Parliament members attended an event at the Scottish Parliament to discuss the UK’s future relationship with the EU.

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Sharon Saunders, Head of Children and Adult Services, East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

Thank you to all our foster carers

Published: Monday 1st May 2017

You make a difference every day!

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Aviva Tour of Britain passes through Gifford

Tour of Britain returns to East Lothian

Published: Wednesday 26th April 2017

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain will start in Edinburgh this year, passing through East Lothian to the Scottish Borders on Sunday 3 September.

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Waiting area - East Lothian Community Hospital

East Lothian Community Hospital Arts Strategy

Published: Monday 24th April 2017

Tell us what you think

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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

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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.

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EatSafe

First East Lothian Businesses achieve EatSafe Award

Published: Thursday 13th April 2017

Local businesses achieve EatSafe award standards

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Twinning

Bonne Chance Abbi!

Published: Wednesday 12th April 2017

Haddington student wins twinning scholarship

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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.

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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

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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

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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 Digicon digital tourism conference

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.

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