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Help is at hand ...

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015

Make sure you are getting the benefits you are entitled to

Penguins and Dragons

Debi Gliori and Gavin Francis take a trip to Antarctica

Published: Thursday 29th January 2015

Join Debi Gliori and Gavin Francis for this unique family event at Haddington Library on 7th February for National Libraries Day.

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Old fashioned style telephone

Be aware of scam callers

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015

Rural businesses may be targeted by bogus callers

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Law

ASBO prevents man from entering Musselburgh street

Published: Wednesday 28th January 2015

ASBO obtained following series of complaints about behaviour in Musselburgh street

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Libraries Day

National Libraries Day 2015

Published: Monday 26th January 2015

National Libraries Day returns in 2015 on Saturday 7th February, with events taking place all week starting on 2nd February in libraries across East Lothian.

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Lloyds TSB

Local charities invited to come and talk funding

Published: Monday 26th January 2015

Charities working in and around Edinburgh and the Lothians are invited to come and have a face to face chat about funding opportunities with Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland.

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EL Partnership

Discover more about Area Partnerships

Published: Friday 23rd January 2015

Find out more about current Area Partnerships projects

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Haddington Sheriff Court

Musselburgh man receives full ASBO

Published: Thursday 22nd January 2015

Numerous complaints about abusive and threatening behaviour leads to court action

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Roadworks sign

Road closure

Published: Wednesday 21st January 2015

Road closure between Ballencrief and Aberlady.

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Simon Calder

Book your place at this year's tourism conference

Published: Wednesday 21st January 2015

Featuring high profile speakers and with a focus on 2015’s Year of Food and Drink in Scotland, East Lothian Council’s 7th annual Tourism Conference looks set to be another big success.

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Cockenzie Power Station

Council responds to petitions committee

Published: Tuesday 20th January 2015

East Lothian Council has submitted its response to the Scottish Parliament’s Petitions Committee on petition PE01537 (Proposed Energy Park at Cockenzie).

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Councillor Norman Hampshire with tenants Mr and Mrs Purves

'It's got everything we want!'

Published: Tuesday 20th January 2015

New council housing opens at Victoria Park, Haddington

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Children playing at nursery

Your views are wanted

Published: Monday 19th January 2015

Early learning and childcare consultation

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Cllrs Hampshire and Akhtar at turf-cutting ceremony for Windygoul Primary extension

Turf cut for new Windygoul Primary extension

Published: Wednesday 14th January 2015

Work begins on site

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Cockenzie Power Station

Cockenzie Working Group meets

Published: Wednesday 14th January 2015

Cross party Member/officer working group meeting update

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Benefits and arrears

Council support for local house buyers

Published: Tuesday 13th January 2015

Local people to receive additional opportunity to purchase affordable homes

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Met Office

Met Office Amber warning for this evening

Published: Tuesday 13th January 2015

Forecast of snow coming into East Lothian later today and overnight.

More Transport and streets news.

Dunbar speed limit

Views sought on 20mph speed limit in Dunbar

Published: Tuesday 13th January 2015

The 20mph speed limit trial in Dunbar, south of the East Coast Mainline Railway line, has been in place for a year now and we are looking for the views of the public.

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Doon Hill

Where are your Special Landscape Areas in East Lothian?

Published: Friday 9th January 2015

East Lothian Council is looking for suggestions of natural places of significance and/or beauty to help designate Special Landscape Areas.

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Met Office

Met Office issue amber warning of wind

Published: Thursday 8th January 2015

East Lothian residents are urged to check weather updates before they travel and to ensure that any items in their gardens or businesses which could come loose and cause damage are battened down.

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Law

ASBO prohibits Tranent man from entering local council office

Published: Tuesday 6th January 2015

Continued abuse towards council staff leads to man receiving ASBO

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Join us at the Good Memories Cafe at the John Gray Centre

Good memories are on the way!

Published: Monday 5th January 2015

John Gray Centre opens new monthly cafe for people with dementia and their carers

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Haddington Sheriff Court

Musselburgh woman (43) receives ASBO

Published: Monday 5th January 2015

An Antisocial Behaviour Order (ASBO) has been granted against Tracey Morrison (43) of New Street, Musselburgh following an application to the court by East Lothian Council.

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Saltire fetival winners

The results are in!

Published: Wednesday 24th December 2014

Winners of the 2014 Saltire Festival competitions and races revealed.

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Christmas tree

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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FLowers in a field

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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