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Viridor plant to benefit from tech boost

Valmet has signed an agreement with Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S to supply automation technology for the new Dunbar energy recovery facility (EFR). Advanced automation solutions will make it possible to efficiently control the renewable energy recovery process and to manage plant operations. Once in operation in late 2017, the Dunbar ERF will have a…
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June 23, 2016 0

Learn CPR: 19 June 2016

RLSS ScottishRegion ‏@rlssuk_Scottish Visit @RLSSUK this Sunday in #Musselburgh @eastlothian @Tesco and help #StopDrowning learn #CPR @SaveALifeScot #DPW

June 16, 2016 0

North Berwick Kayak Hire Demo Day: 2 July 2016

North Berwick Kayak ‏@nbkayakhire 2h2 hours ago Our second FREE demo day of the year is planned for Saturday 2nd of July on North Berwick East Beach 9am-12pm.

June 16, 2016 0

Bike Curious Family Workshop: 18 June 2016

Do you know your trailer from your tagalong and your bike seat from your bakfiets? Would you like to transport your family by bike but just don’t know where to start – or are you looking to graduate from a bike seat to a trailer or a tandem? Worried a new addition to the family…
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June 16, 2016 0

Scotrail strike days!

UPDATE 16.6.16: See Scotrail’s dedicated travel advice site here:   RAIL UNION RMT today confirmed a campaign of strike action and industrial action short of a strike over the extension of Driver Only Operation and Driver Controlled operation on Scotrail. The action will commence as follows; Strikes •    0001 hours and 2359 hours Tuesday…
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June 15, 2016 0

Visit East Lothian…by Public Transport!

I love East Lothian but there are parts of the county I haven’t visited because I don’t have a car and public transport can be patchy. Recently, I was in Waverley station and noticed a Visit East Lothian banner prominently displayed at Platform 4 and I found myself pondering how many visitors to Edinburgh take…
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June 14, 2016 0

Macplants win Premier Gold award at Gardening Scotland

Gardening Scotland, Scotland’s National Gardening and Outdoor Living Show, has announced its 2016 Award Winners which include Pencaitland based Macplants. Macplants Gavin McNaughton took to Twitter to share the good news: @GardenScotland we are delighted to have won a Premier Gold medal at Gardening Scotland. — Gavin McNaughton (@macplants) June 2, 2016 Exhibitors and…
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June 3, 2016 0

QMU to stage open-air production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Queen Margaret University’s Performing Arts are celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary by staging a brand new, open-air production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ from 21st to 24th June 2016. More than forty students from across Queen Margaret’s Performing Arts programmes are working with staff to create a truly magical evening of theatre, which is open to…
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June 2, 2016 0

A letter from Scouts Scotland

  Dear Editor, This week is National Volunteers Week and I would like to take the opportunity to thank all the dedicated volunteers who make Scouting happen in Scotland. Across the UK, adults involved Scouting contribute in excess of 364 million hours of voluntary work each year to their local communities. It is thanks to…
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May 31, 2016 0