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Musselburgh Grammar is tops when it comes to young volunteers

East Lothian Saltire Awards celebrate volunteering success

Published: Thursday 23rd March 2017

A big thank you to all our young volunteers!

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East Lothian Council Contact Centre plays key role in improving home fire safety

Published: Tuesday 21st March 2017

Partnership initiative is really working

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East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

Help us to develop our engagement strategy

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

Take part in our consultation and mapping excercise

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Council Chief Executive responds to Muirfield vote

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

East Lothian Council Chief Executive Angela Leitch has welcomed the result of the ballot at Muirfield, which will allow women to become members of the club.

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Education Scotland report on Knox Academy published

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

Education Scotland has written to parents at Knox Academy in Haddington to let them know of the results of their inspection, which took place in November 2016.

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Architect's impression of new community hospital, Haddingtin

East Lothian Community Hospital

Published: Tuesday 14th March 2017

Public update meetings and the chance to find out more about the hospital arts strategy too

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First ever digital tourism 'conference' for East Lothian businesses

Published: Friday 10th March 2017

East Lothian Council is holding its first ever ‘virtual’conference for the county’s tourism businesses on Friday 17th March.

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Temporary Road Closure - Quality Street, North Berwick

Published: Friday 10th March 2017

Quality Street in North Berwick is to be temporarily closed to allow for essential carriageway resurfacing work.

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Spring issue of Living out now

Published: Friday 10th March 2017

The latest issue of Council’s newspaper for residents is out now. Look out for a copy being delivered to you, or download a copy now.

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East Lothian Council joins Eco Stars

East Lothian Council joins Eco Stars

Published: Wednesday 8th March 2017

East Lothian Council is working with local commercial fleet operators in a new scheme that will improve air quality and help combat air pollution.

More Planning and the environment news.

Make a difference

Would you like to make a difference to a child's life?

Published: Wednesday 8th March 2017

Share the Care

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Cllr Innes and Cllr Hampshire with Dunbar resident Anne Hood

More new council homes for Dunbar

Published: Tuesday 7th March 2017

11 new council homes at Dunbar’s Hallhill estate are nearing completion and will be handed over to the council at the end of March, marking the completion of this council housing development.

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Anti-Social Behaviour Order for Tranent resident

Published: Tuesday 7th March 2017

A 22 year old man has been banned for 24 months from disturbing his neighbours by acting in an anti-social manner in and around his Tranent flat.

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Challenging Perceptions, Overcoming Poverty

Published: Friday 3rd March 2017

The East Lothian Poverty Commission Report has been launched

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Benefits and arrears

Call for action on Universal Credit

Published: Wednesday 1st March 2017

East Lothian Council has called for Government action to help mitigate the impact of Universal Credit on people living in the county.

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New consultation now live

Published: Wednesday 1st March 2017

We want to hear your views on the Levenhall Nursery School Consultation.

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New funding for coastal projects

Published: Wednesday 1st March 2017

New Forth FLAG, £1m of EU grant funding for projects in coastal areas of Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Fife.

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SYP candidates meet East Lothian councillors

Candidates meet East Lothian Councillors as campaigning steps up for Scottish Youth Parliament

Published: Tuesday 28th February 2017

Scottish Youth Parliament elections - 3 to 17 March 2017

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Pamela scoops Lennox Award

Published: Tuesday 28th February 2017

Children's author Pamela Butchart wins Lennox Award

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Council agrees Draft Council Plan 2017-22

Published: Tuesday 28th February 2017

A Draft Council Plan for a five year period, 2017-22 was agreed at today’s (Tuesday 28 February) full Council meeting.

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East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

Moving ahead

Published: Monday 27th February 2017

East Lothian Integration Joint Board hears that East Lothian is performing better than the Scottish Average

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Benefits and arrears

Nearly £50 million for Adult Services in 2017/18

Published: Monday 27th February 2017

IJB working with council on continuing to commission services that shift the balance of care

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Christmas Shop Local winner

Shop Local Winner

Published: Friday 24th February 2017

Two lucky main prize winners in the latest East Lothian Christmas Council Shop Local campaign have won £150 each in shopping vouchers.

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Launch of Capital Credit Union service in Prestonpans

Published: Friday 24th February 2017

A brand new Capital Credit Union counter service is now available in Prestonpans.

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Looking on to Tranent High Street

Artworks Commissioned for Tranent and Macmerry Areas.

Published: Friday 24th February 2017

Fa’side Area Partnership has allocated £19,500 for the commission of three cairns, or sculptural pieces, in the Tranent and Macmerry areas and the refurbishment of the Jock Taylor memorial.

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East Linton High Street

East Lothian Partnership: reducing inequalities

Published: Thursday 23rd February 2017

Partnership working showing results

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2017-20 Budget sets aside more than £14million to boost East Lothian Economy

Published: Tuesday 21st February 2017

East Lothian Council today approved a £14m budget to grow East Lothian’s economy, boosting economic performance of the county.

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Thousands of children to benefit from school upgrade plans

Published: Tuesday 21st February 2017

Work on four new schools and a number of extensions will be supported by £97 million from East Lothian Council’s new budget.

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Improved community facilities a key part of East Lothian Council’s capital programme

Published: Tuesday 21st February 2017

The £169 million investment in capital projects across East Lothian over the next three years will secure benefits for dozens of communities – including new or upgraded community and sports facilities

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