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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.

New extension for Dunbar Grammar agreed

Opportunity to view expansion plans for Dunbar Grammar School

Published: Tuesday 7th February 2017

Plans to extend Dunbar Grammar School will be on display at a public information session to be held at the secondary school later this month.

Planning application form

Planning appeal lodged

Published: Friday 8th July 2016

Appeal lodged with Scottish ministers

Prestonpans Cemetery

Council work to secure unstable headstones

Published: Thursday 5th November 2015

Programme of work has started to stabilise unsteady headstones in East Lothian cemeteries

Cockenzie Power Station

Details confirmed for Cockenzie Power Station demolition

Published: Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Iconic chimneys coming down on Saturday

Cockenzie Power Station

Details confirmed for Cockenzie Power Station demolition

Published: Friday 4th September 2015

Details of road closures and restrictions during demolition work

Photo - Council housing

Consultation begins on future growth in Edinburgh and South East Scotland

Published: Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Local meetings to be held in East Lothian to discuss SESplan's Main Issues Report

Cockenzie Power Station

Cockenzie chimneys to come down in September

Published: Tuesday 14th July 2015

Former power station chimney stacks to come down in September

bike presentation

Taking the bus wins Suzanne a bike!

Published: Friday 3rd July 2015

Lucky visitor to Big Nature Festival scoops travel prize

Cockenzie Power Station

Council asks for clarity over Cockenzie

Published: Wednesday 25th February 2015

Clarification required over future of former power station site

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.

Energy saving trust logo

Take control of your home energy

Published: Friday 8th August 2014

Tips to help householders save energy and money in their homes

Roadworks sign

Improvement works to Musselburgh High Street

Published: Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Works to begin in early August

Town strategy

Consultation opens on draft Town Strategy for Musselburgh

Published: Thursday 6th June 2013

Council seeks views from residents and visitors on priority actions for Musselburgh

Sandy beach

Public consultation opens on coastal car parking proposals

Published: Thursday 25th April 2013

Have your say on proposals for coastal car park charging

Crystal Rig Windfarm

Wind turbine decision dismays Council

Published: Wednesday 17th October 2012

The Council is dismayed that a government reporter has give the green light for a wind turbine against local planning policy.

North Berwick

Consultation on new development plan

Published: Tuesday 17th January 2012

East Lothian Council is seeking the views of residents and others on future land-use and development in East Lothian.

Photo - Fishing boats

East Lothian secures £85,000 fisheries funding

Published: Tuesday 17th January 2012

European Fisheries Fund to benefit fishing communities

Council accepts revised wind turbine plan

Published: Tuesday 14th September 2010

Council has accepted a revised plan for 22 wind turbines at Wester Dods and Aikengall.

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