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East Lothian

Firms offered workshop aid

Entrepreneurs in East Lothian are being invited to a series of free workshops focusing on the hottest topics facing the business community.

Drivers face road closure

DRIVERS are being warned about upcoming roadworks in Haddington.

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Archaeologists dig anniversary

The annual East Lothian Archaeology and Local History Fortnight is celebrating its tenth birthday this year.

Rural schools in focus

A SENIOR figure at East Lothian Council has been invited on to a new taskforce examining education in Scotland's rural villages.

Widow's fury over 'damp-hit' house

A DISTRESSED widow has told how her family has been confined to a single room for three months due to widespread damp riddling their council house.

O'Donnell backs equal rights drive for adoptive parents

EAST Lothian Labour MP Fiona O'Donnell has co-sponsored a Bill in the House of Commons to give adoptive parents equal rights.

East Lothian deputy quits

EAST Lothian Council's depute leader is quitting his post because he says he can no longer work in coalition with the SNP, it was reported today.

Plant shuts off reactors as jellyfish clog filters

A NUCLEAR power plant on the East Lothian coast has been struck by an invasion of jellyfish.

Man urged to phone police

POLICE in East Lothian have made a fresh appeal for information on a man who went missing a fortnight ago.

No home fit for a war hero

A SOLDIER who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan has been told that he and his wife will need to become homeless to have the chance of securing a council house after he leaves the army.

O'Donnell in energy blast

EAST Lothian Labour MP Fiona O'Donnell challenged David Cameron over soaring energy bills at Prime Minister's Questions.

Jedward car runs over young fan's leg

Pop duo Jedward's visit to a primary school in East Lothian began with a bumpy start after their car ran over a schoolgirl's leg.

Discovery is the theme

MORE than 150 young people will perform at the Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh this month in its annual showcase.

Asbestos scare for firefighters

Decontamination equipment had to be used after firefighters battled a blaze in a derelict building containing asbestos.

Apply to help run museum

APPLICANTS are being sought to help run a new museum in North Berwick.

Credit query on the cards

QUESTIONS have been raised over the issuing of nearly 600 credit cards to employees by East Lothian Council.

£1.25m deal set to boost older people

AN agreement to invest £1.25 million in services to older people in East Lothian has been approved by the Scottish Government.

Campaigners celebrate as village bus route restored

Campaigners are celebrating after the reinstatement of a bus service linking small villages in East Lothian and Midlothian with the Royal Infirmary.

Young golfers swing by Lothian courses in £3m economy boost

HUNDREDS of young golfers are to descend on East Lothian for a flagship competition, providing a £3 million boost to the area's economy.

Roadshow to bring laughs to Gullane

IT'S a stunning coastal resort famed for its golfing pedigree and celebrity resident Ronnie Corbett.

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