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Ready for winter?

It’s time to get ready for winter

Published: Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Scottish Government and British Red Cross’s ‘Ready for Winter?’ campaign kicks off this week, with the message being not to become complacent after the past two years mild winters.

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More than £100,000 returned during scam mail campaign

Published: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

More than 6,000 people across the UK have had money returned to them as a result of a new crackdown on prize draw mail scams.

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Cold calling- Don't buy it

Beware of cold callers offering new boilers under Green Deal scheme

Published: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Trading standards officers are warning households in East Lothian to be wary if cold callers offer a new boiler for free under the Government’s Green Deal scheme.

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Main Issues Report (MIR)

Published: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Council asked to approve the Main Issues Report (MIR) for public consultation

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Haddington Sheriff Court

Musselburgh tenant evicted following court action

Published: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Council takes court action for eviction following drugs conviction

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The Railway Man

Film Edinburgh showcases East Lothian on screen

Published: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Film Edinburgh has created a new movie map to highlight East Lothian's top 15 film locations.

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New local lettings plan for Prestonpans High Street

Prestonpans High Street Local Lettings Plan

Published: Tuesday 21st October 2014

Cabinet gives green light

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Care agencies across East Lothian are recruiting for carers now

Published: Tuesday 21st October 2014

Find out more at the East Lothian Care Fairs 2014

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Met Office

Hurricane Gonzalo – Weather update

Published: Monday 20th October 2014

Periods of wind and rain are expected due to the remnants of Hurrican Gonzalo reaching the United Kingdom.

More Emergency planning and information news.

Doug Allan

Doug Allan comes to The Brunton for Book Week

Published: Monday 20th October 2014

Legendary wildlife cameraman Doug Allan will be talking about his debut book, Freeze Frame – A Wildlife Cameraman’s Adventures on the Ice, on 24th November at the Brunton Theatre.

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Upcoming road closures around Victoria Park

Published: Friday 17th October 2014

Road closures around Victoria Park for essential work.

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The Scottish Good Egg Car Guide to In-car Safety

Scottish Good Egg Guide to In-Car Child Safety

Published: Thursday 16th October 2014

Parents and parents-to-be are urged to read the Scottish Good Egg Guide to In-Car Child Safety on the laws and best practice on choosing and using their first baby car seat.

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Young Scot

Smarter travel for East Lothian Schools

Published: Thursday 16th October 2014

Smart ticketing scheme for pupils travelling by bus between secondary schools.

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Update: Waterloo Bridge road closure

Published: Wednesday 15th October 2014

Update: The road closure at Waterloo Bridge, Haddington, will continue through until midday tomorrow

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110 bus service

Positive changes to 110 and 123 bus services

Published: Tuesday 14th October 2014

Timetable changes to the 110 and 123 bus services.

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Deryn Dryden working behind the camera in the Sanctions video, in which he also starred

East Lothian launches its latest new benefits mini-soaps online

Published: Monday 13th October 2014

Supporting people worried about changes to their benefits

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Terry Murphy is a keen proponet of Signs of Safety

Signs of Safety could improve child protection in Scotland

Published: Monday 13th October 2014

Terry Murphy, former Director-General Department of the Child Protection and Family Support (DCPFS) in Western Australia, talks about how SOS has transformed child protection in Australia

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Angela Leitch and Sharon Saunders with some prospective Champions

Time to shine ...

Published: Thursday 9th October 2014

What can you do to support looked-after children?

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Sketching in Amisfield Walled Gardens

Published: Wednesday 8th October 2014

Take part in this short four week course with Michael Mulready.

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Safer Scotland

Take care on rural roads this October

Published: Tuesday 7th October 2014

East Lothian Council is supporting the latest Scottish Government and Road Safety Scotland campaign which urges drivers to take extra care driving on country roads.

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Saltire 2014 programme launched

Published: Monday 6th October 2014

The council's Saltire Festival will return for its 5th year (24-30 November) and will feature some brand new events and some action-packed activities!

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Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

Published: Monday 6th October 2014

Interested in finding out what QMU can offer the local community?

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Find out more about being a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament

Would you like to be a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament?

Published: Monday 6th October 2014

Registration open now

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Council starts work on £1.5m home insulation scheme

Published: Friday 3rd October 2014

Energy efficiency work starts on some homes in Musselburgh and Macmerry

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Council annual public performance report 2013/14

Published: Friday 3rd October 2014

Council's performance on track for delivering 5-year council plan

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JRSOs 2014

East Lothian’s Junior Road Safety Officers (JRSOs) ready to pass on the message

Published: Friday 3rd October 2014

On Friday 3rd October a new batch of Junior Road Safety Officers (JRSO) from East Lothian primary schools had their induction at Port Seton Community Centre.

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Luminate: Scotland’s Creative Ageing Festival

Published: Tuesday 30th September 2014

This October, East Lothian Council and the John Gray Centre are taking part in Luminate: Scotland’s Creative Ageing Festival.

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Haddington

Haddington town centre gets connected

Published: Monday 29th September 2014

Residents and visitors to Haddington town centre are now able to connect to O2 wireless internet, free of charge.

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East Lothian at Ryder Cup Fanzone

Published: Friday 26th September 2014

Fantastic golfing opportunities in East Lothian are being promoted to Ryder Cup fans.

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Ryder Cup 2014 - Gleneagles

Queen Margaret University students benefit from first ever Ryder Cup Bursary Scheme

Published: Friday 26th September 2014

Five students from Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh, East Lothian, are amongst the first in the world to receive financial support linked to the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland.

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