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East Lothian Tourism Conference attracts top speakers

Published: Thursday 11th February 2016

Even more impressive speakers from VisitScotland and ScotRail have joined the council's 8th annual tourism conference, Connect4.

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Council home modernisation programme receives budget boost

Published: Tuesday 9th February 2016

Approved budget aims to increase affordable housing across county

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Council approves budget aimed at protecting front line services

Published: Tuesday 9th February 2016

Council approves budget

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FLAG funding announced

Published: Tuesday 9th February 2016

A new European Maritime Fisheries Fund programme will provide funding support to businesses and community groups in coastal communities.

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High seas

Plans are afoot for the Preston, Seton, Gosford area

Published: Wednesday 3rd February 2016

Local community organisations and groups asked to help set priorities for first draft Area Plan

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Getting it right for every child in East Lothian

Published: Wednesday 3rd February 2016

East Lothian’s GIRFEC lead Lara Neri walks us through the journey

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Artists commissioned for The Musselburgh Public Art Project

Published: Monday 1st February 2016

East Lothian Council has commissioned artists to create new public art pieces for the town.

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Saltire Festival

East Lothian's Saltire festival attracts record numbers

Published: Thursday 28th January 2016

2015 event attracts record number of visitors

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Child sexual exploitation

Published: Thursday 28th January 2016

National campaign highlights how to spot signs of abuse

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Scottish Education awards 2016

Last Chance for Education Awards Nominations

Published: Thursday 28th January 2016

People urged to submit nominations for 2016 Scottish Education Awards before deadline

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Keith Christie receives Cycling Friendly Award

Cycle Friendly Award for Education Centre

Published: Wednesday 27th January 2016

Musselburgh Outdoor Education Centre has received an award for its efforts to support and encourage staff to cycle

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EL Partnership

East Lothian Partnership 'delivering results'

Published: Tuesday 26th January 2016

Latest East Lothian Partnership meeting details current and future projects

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National Theatre

The best of the West End LIVE in Musselburgh!

Published: Tuesday 26th January 2016

Performances from London's West End at the Brunton

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North Berwick Law

Love North Berwick? What would make it even better?

Published: Monday 25th January 2016

North Berwick Coastal Area Partnership wants to hear from you

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New Wallyford Primary

Published: Monday 25th January 2016

Council and Scottish Government to fund rebuilding of Wallyford Primary School

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Adult Learning Programme

Places still available on adult learning courses

Published: Monday 18th January 2016

East Lothian Council’s Winter 2016 Adult Learning Programme began this month and many of our courses are now fully booked. However, there are still spaces available on:

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Celebrating 60 years of school crossing patrols

Improving road safety around East Lothian schools

Published: Wednesday 13th January 2016

East Lothian Council’s Cabinet has approved an assessment policy that sets out the process that will be used for investigating and dealing with concerns about road safety outside schools.

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Annette Bruton

Edinburgh College Principal Annette Bruton appointed to head up East Lothian Poverty Commission

Published: Tuesday 12th January 2016

Working to give people better life chances

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Local communities encouraged to enter countrywide environmental campaigns

Published: Tuesday 12th January 2016

New projects to celebrate community growing

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Come and see our exhibition at the Bleachingfield

Great turnout for first meeting of Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership

Published: Tuesday 12th January 2016

First annual meeting a real success

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The PlayTalkRead bus is coming to town!

The PlayTalkRead bus is coming to town!

Published: Monday 11th January 2016

Free fun early-years initiative is back at the end of Janaury

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ELC Badminton Coach Christine Black

British Empire Medal for ELC Badminton Officer Christine Black

Published: Monday 11th January 2016

'...her achievements in the sport of badminton are extraordinary...'

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The best open tennis tournament in Scotland

East Lothian Tennis Open does it again!

Published: Wednesday 6th January 2016

Scotland's top open tennis tournament for three out of the past five years

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North Berwick volunteers were recently awarded an Action Earth grant, organised by Volunteering Matters (formerly known as CSV) and supported by Scottish Natural Heritage

Rewarding times for North Berwick conservation group

Published: Wednesday 6th January 2016

A group of North Berwick volunteers were recently awarded an Action Earth grant, organised by Volunteering Matters (formerly known as CSV) and supported by Scottish Natural Heritage.

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Dr Alasdair Allan, Minister for Learning

One Year of Free School Meals

Published: Tuesday 5th January 2016

After a successful year of implementation, the Scottish Government is providing an additional £53.9 million to enable councils to continue offering free school meals for Primary 1-3 pupils.

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East Lothian Council staff first in Scotland to gain new Roadworks Administration qualification

Published: Thursday 24th December 2015

Jean Matthews and Shirley Mackie from the council’s Transportation Team are the first in Scotland to have completed the new Roadworks Administration award (certificated and quality assured by the SQA)

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Councils' collaboration plans to deliver road services

Published: Tuesday 15th December 2015

Proposals to share resources and processes for road repairs and maintenance

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Council to apply for Decriminalised Parking Enforcement

Published: Tuesday 15th December 2015

Council seeking approval to introduce parking enforcement in county

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Families Benefit From Christmas Campaign Success

Published: Tuesday 15th December 2015

Families in East Lothian are set to receive extra gifts under their tree this year, thanks to the huge success of the Support Each Other for Christmas Campaign organised by a group of young people

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Delivering well in challenging times

Published: Tuesday 15th December 2015

East Lothian Council Chief Social Worker's Report 2015

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