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Neighbourhood Network jobs

Neighbourhood Network is looking to recruit Community Living Workers who live within: Musselburgh & Tranent Salary: £16,341 (pro rata, equivalent to £8.38 per hour) Hours: Flexible 16 hour week Full induction and good training opportunities will be provided Do you think that you might have what it takes to work as part of an innovative…
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August 30, 2016 0

Spotlight on…Venturing Out

Venturing Out is an East Lothian based CIC (community interest company) offering a wide range of outdoor activities. Their social purpose is to offer adventurous outdoor experiences to East Lothian’s disabled community, children living in poverty and vulnerable children & adults. Over the next few month they will be working towards this aim with a…
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August 25, 2016 0

East Lothian PR and Marketing Firm Shortlisted for two UK Business Awards

Specialist rural PR and Marketing agency Scene & Herd Ltd, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Rural Business Awards 2016 which give recognition to businesses operating across the rural sector. The Awards acknowledge the breadth and depth of opportunity presented by the Great British countryside, as well as celebrating the achievements of rural businesses. Longniddry…
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August 23, 2016 0

Queen Margaret University masters the art of child’s play

Queen Margaret University (QMU), in Musselburgh, East Lothian, has joined forces with a children’s charity to offer a Masters degree in Play Therapy. The new course will help to educate Play Therapists of the future ensuring that children, who have experienced trauma, can benefit from a high quality professional support service. The MSc Play Therapy,…
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August 22, 2016 0

Search is on for East Lothian super tasters

Food lovers in East Lothian can now put their taste buds to the ultimate test by becoming the first to try out new food and drink products before they hit the supermarket shelves. The Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation at Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh is looking for eager foodies to join the…
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August 19, 2016 0


Today, ScotRail announced its partnership with Foundation Scotland, which will manage the train operator’s £90,000 fund to help local communities flourish across Scotland. Over the course of the next year, the ScotRail Foundation will distribute grants across three separate areas; Community Fund, Cultural and Arts Fund, and Employee Charitable Giving Fund. Community groups can apply…
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August 16, 2016 0

Funding boost for ploughing championships in East Lothian

The first European Reversible Ploughing Championships to be held on Scottish soil is among 21 events across the country which are receiving backing from the latest round of awards from the EventScotland National Funding Programme, as part of VisitScotland’s work to deliver the national events strategy Scotland the Perfect Stage. The European Reversible Ploughing Championships…
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August 11, 2016 0

Later Festival Train

ScotRail is currently running a later train for people travelling back to East Lothian from the Edinburgh festivals.   Until Sunday 28 August, a later train will run on Friday and Saturdays to North Berwick (with a bus connection at Drem to Dunbar). The train will depart Edinburgh Waverley at 00:06. The bus will depart…
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August 11, 2016 0

East Coast Buses Roadshow

Want to find out more about EastCoastbuses? The team is coming to several towns in East Lothian on Saturday 13th August to answer your questions. Why not come along and get the latest information on the new services to North Berwick and Dunbar? They will be at the following locations: Dunbar, High Street: 13th August between 9am and…
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August 4, 2016 0

Replacement for withdrawn 108 service

Statement from Prentice Coaches: In order to end speculation, we can confirm that, subject to approval by the Scottish Traffic Commissioner, we intend launching a new version of the 108 service between Haddington and Fort Kinnaird on Monday 15th of August. For legal reasons we can make no further comment, nor release timetable information, until…
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July 29, 2016 0