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The Saltire 2012

Saltire Festival now on!

Published: Wednesday 26th November 2014

The Saltire Festival is now on (24-30 November) and the county is home to some fantastic events this weekend!

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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Roadworks sign

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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Main Issues Report

Prestonpans discusses area plans

Published: Wednesday 26th November 2014

Prestonpans Main Issues Report consultation event

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Drink driver

Don’t risk it this Christmas

Published: Tuesday 25th November 2014

Drivers reminded of new lower drink drive limit

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'Site of Action' at Musselburgh LIbrary

Musselburgh Library is a Site of Action

Published: Tuesday 25th November 2014

Library artwork unveiled as part of Book Week Scotland 2014

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Haddington Sheriff Court

Haddington resident (41) receives ASBO

Published: Tuesday 25th November 2014

An interim Antisocial Behaviour Order (ASBO) has been granted against Wendy Shaw (41) of Riverside Drive, Haddington following an application to the court by East Lothian Council.

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Spokes - The Lothian Cycling Campaign

Cycling developments in East Lothian

Published: Tuesday 25th November 2014

Councillor Dave Berry represented East Lothian Council at the Spokes autumn public meeting, outlining various cycling developments in East Lothian.

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Help and support

Autism strategy out for consultation

Published: Friday 21st November 2014

East Lothian Partnership launches its autism strategy for consultation

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Graphic - Blackboard with the word 'Budget'

You pay....have your say

Published: Friday 21st November 2014

East Lothian Council has launched its Spending Choices budget consultation

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Roadworks sign

Update: Musselburgh roadworks

Published: Wednesday 19th November 2014

The overnight resurfacing roadworks of Musselburgh High Street between the Kilwinning junction and Pinkie pillars, including part of Newbigging, will stop tonight and continue at a later date.

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ScotRail train

New railway station at East Linton is on track

Published: Wednesday 19th November 2014

A new train station for East Linton is a step closer after services for the stop were written into the next ScotRail franchise.

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Brunton Theatre

Planning for Musselburgh's future

Published: Tuesday 18th November 2014

Musselburgh Main Issues Report consultation event.

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Benefits and arrears

Rent consultation

Published: Tuesday 18th November 2014

Council asks tenants if they would be willing to pay more than a 4.3% increase

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Members of East Lothian Community Rail Partnership

East Lothian Community Rail Partnership launches

Published: Tuesday 18th November 2014

The new East Lothian Community Rail Partnership (ELCRP) was officially launched today (18th November 2014) at a meeting held at Queen Margaret University.

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Local Authority Fleet Operator of the Year: L to r Comedian Des Clarke, Chester Smith, Managing Director of the Kerr & Smith Group who presented the award to Ian Dalgleish, East Lothian Council’s Transport Services Manager, with TV presenter Mary Rhodes

East Lothian excels at Transport News awards

Published: Monday 17th November 2014

East Lothian Council has been awarded the prestigious Local Authority Fleet Operator of the Year award at this year’s Transport News Scottish Rewards ceremony, sponsored by Iveco.

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Living East Lothian

Living newspaper Winter 2014

Published: Monday 17th November 2014

The Winter edition of the Council newspaper Living is out now.

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Roadworks sign

Road resurfacing works planned for Musselburgh

Published: Friday 14th November 2014

Overnight roadworks are planned for Musselburgh, 17th-22nd November.

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back to school

Council urges teachers to go back to school!

Published: Thursday 13th November 2014

Join our supply-teaching team today

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East Lothian Works

Deadline approaching for employment help

Published: Thursday 13th November 2014

Employers have until the end of the year to take advantage of the Employer Recruitment Incentive (ERI) to create new job opportunities for 16-29 year olds.

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Main Issues Report

Planning the future of East Lothian

Published: Wednesday 12th November 2014

Main Issue Report consultation launched

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Photo - Saltire

Saltire Spectacular cancelled

Published: Wednesday 12th November 2014

The Saltire Spectacular has been cancelled but the rest of the festival will go ahead as normal.

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Graphic - Internet marketing

Bringing broadband to East Lothian

Published: Wednesday 12th November 2014

A strategy to ensure that East Lothian gets the best broadband connections possible was approved at a meeting of East Lothian Council’s Cabinet on Tuesday 11th November.

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Museum and Archives sign

Archive and Local History Centre Consultation

Published: Tuesday 11th November 2014

Your views are needed to help the Council decide on changes to the opening hours at the Archive and Local History Centre at the John Gray Centre.

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Food and Drink Award winners

East Lothian Food & Drink winners announced

Published: Thursday 6th November 2014

The East Lothian Food and Drink Awards dinner at the Brunton on Tuesday 4 November attracted a great turnout from the industry.

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Kyle Dickson with Mohamad Aslam

Making a difference for Wallyford's young people

Published: Thursday 6th November 2014

Local businessman's generosity results in positive outcomes

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East Lothian open wifi map

Connected in East Lothian

Published: Tuesday 4th November 2014

East Lothian Council is in the process of developing a WiFi map as a part of the Digital Inclusion Strategy which aims to get more people online in East Lothian.

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