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Office Closures - Christmas and New Year

Published: Monday 22nd December 2014

Information on office closures and emergency contact numbers over the festive period.

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Euan Burton unveils gold bike stand at Pencaitland Primary school with Cllr Shamin Akhtar.

Euan Burton unveils Glasgow 2014 Legacy gold bike stand

Published: Monday 22nd December 2014

East Lothian has received nine commemorative cycle stands to mark the success of our athletes at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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East Lothian Council house

A Place of Great Importance

Published: Thursday 18th December 2014

New artwork proposals for Steading View, Tranent

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East Lothian Biodiversity Annual Report published

Published: Wednesday 17th December 2014

Details of current and future biodiversity projects across East Lothian

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Free school meals from P1-3s from 6 Jan 2015

Free school meals for children in Primary 1, 2 and 3

Published: Wednesday 17th December 2014

New rules come into force on 6 January 2015

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Haddington Sheriff Court

Dunbar woman receives ASBO

Published: Wednesday 17th December 2014

ASBO prohibits Dunbar resident from playing excessively loud music

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Increase in youth employment opportunities

Published: Wednesday 17th December 2014

Council boost for youth employment

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Don't forget to pay your rent this Xmas

Make paying your Council rent a priority over the festive period

Published: Tuesday 16th December 2014

Dealing with debt at Christmas

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Same sex marriage Act comes into effect

Published: Tuesday 16th December 2014

Today (16th December 2014) the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 relating to same sex marriage - announced by the Scottish Government on Monday 13th October 2014 - comes into effect.

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New funding agreement agreed for Area Partnerships

Published: Tuesday 16th December 2014

Funding for Area Partnerships agreed at full Council meeting

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Cockenzie Power Station

Environmental assessment details outlined for Cockenzie site

Published: Monday 15th December 2014

A document which sets out what should be addressed in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the potential Marine Energy Park on the former Cockenzie Power Station site has been issued.

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Waste and recycling in the snow

Seasonal waste and recycling arrangements 2014/15

Published: Thursday 11th December 2014

Details for waste and recycling arrangements over the festive period.

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John Gray Centre

John Gray Centre Museum receives full accreditation

Published: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Haddington museum achieves full accreditation standard

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Community Partner Award 2014 - Knox Academy Employability Skills Programme

Double winners for the Viridor-sponsored Community Partner Award

Published: Wednesday 10th December 2014

This year’s Star Award for Community Partner, sponsored by Viridor, was split into two: an individual and a team award.

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Prestonpan mid road development

New business units for Prestonpans

Published: Wednesday 10th December 2014

Seven new business units are to be built for lease at Mid Road Industrial Estate, Prestonpans.

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Gritter at salt barn

Remember to leave enough space for gritters this winter

Published: Tuesday 9th December 2014

Please be considerate when parking your car this winter.

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Haddington Sheriff Court

ASBO granted against woman (48) from Haddington

Published: Tuesday 9th December 2014

An Antisocial Behaviour Order (ASBO) has been granted against Alison Freeman (48) of Hardgate, Haddington following an application to the court by East Lothian Council.

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Services to our Community Award 2014 - Road Services  20mph and Safe Schools

Road Services pick up Star Award for Services to our Communities

Published: Tuesday 9th December 2014

East Lothian Council’s Road Services department picked up the Prentice Coaches-sponsored ‘Services to our Communities’ award at the Star Awards.

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Treasure - Peter Potter and John Gray Centre Christmas Exhibition

Arts & crafts showcase expands

Published: Tuesday 9th December 2014

East Lothian Council Arts Service is collaborating with Peter Potter Gallery in Haddington by extending their annual Christmas exhibition into the Gallery at John Gray Centre.

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Provost Award 2014

EDF-sponsored Provost’s Award for Young Council Worker of the Year goes to apprentices Alex and Scott

Published: Monday 8th December 2014

At East Lothian Council’s 7th annual Star Awards Ceremony, David Lees from EDF’s Torness Power Station presented Alex Valenzuela and Scott Wylie jointly with their Provost’s Awards.

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Star Awards Council Worker of the Year 2014 Scott Hood

Council employees shine at the Star Awards

Published: Friday 5th December 2014

Winners of the prestigious East Lothian Council Star Awards were announced at a fantastic event held at The Brunton, Musselburgh last night.

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Scotland's Big Nature Festival

Big Nature Festival comes to East Lothian

Published: Wednesday 3rd December 2014

New venue announced for Scotland’s Big Nature Festival 2015 - thousands expected to attend wildlife weekend.

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ELC's 60th graduate Shirley Mackie with Adrian Hynds and Cllr Jim Goodfellow

Shirley is our 60th CSQP graduate

Published: Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Celebrating customer service excellence

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Inspectors say Olivebank is excellent

Published: Monday 1st December 2014

Glowing report for Musselburgh Children and Families Centre

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Adult education classes

Gain confidence through adult learning

Published: Friday 28th November 2014

Why not learn something new in 2015 by enrolling in one of our exciting day and evening courses?

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Dunbar speed limit

20mph speed limits to be introduced to improve road safety

Published: Friday 28th November 2014

20mph speed limit to be introduced to improve road safety at Cockenzie, North Berwick and Tranent.

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Musselburgh Town Centre Improvement Works

Published: Friday 28th November 2014

Works in Musselburgh Town Centre should be substantially completed by 7th December, with overnight works due to restart on Monday 1st December for three nights.

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Haddington Sheriff Court

Man evicted from Musselburgh flat

Published: Friday 28th November 2014

A man has been evicted from a Musselburgh following continuous antisocial behaviour.

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Police Scotland - Cold Callers Poster

Police Scotland issue warning over cold callers

Published: Thursday 27th November 2014

Police Scotland has issued warnings and advice to anyone concerned about cold callers.

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