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Music lovers and foodies are in for a treat at Gardening Scotland 2016

With just over one week to go until the start of Gardening Scotland – the country’s Outdoor Living Show – the event’s organisers are reminding people that the show is more than just a fantastic day out for gardeners. This year’s event, which takes place from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June at the Royal…
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May 25, 2016 0

Five months of travel disruption for Prestonpans

Scottish Water has confirmed that works to replace a 1km sewer pipe along the B1348 in Prestonpans, will begin in the week commencing Monday 30th May 2016. The £1.3million project is required following a series of bursts in the area and is expected to take five months to complete. There will inevitably be some traffic…
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May 25, 2016 0

STRANDED: The Whales at Thorntonloch in 1950

A new book on a major event in East Lothian’s history is now for sale. The book STRANDED: The whales at Thorntonloch in 1950. The stories of the people how were there by Dr James E Herring has been published by Dunbar and District History Society. In the book, there is a chapter on press…
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May 24, 2016 0

First to end East Lothian bus service

Local bus operator First Scotland East today [May 24] confirmed it is proposing to cease bus operations in East Lothian from 14 August 2016 and close its depots in North Berwick and Musselburgh. First Scotland East’s operations in these areas have not been viable for a number of years, despite working hard to turn the…
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May 24, 2016 0

Farmer Takes on 500 Mile Solo Tractor Journey for Charity

An East Lothian farmer is going to tackle the North Coast 500 route in a unique way in order to support RSABI’s ‘Help us help them’ campaign. Instead of travelling by car or bicycle, he will be doing the whole thing in a tractor. John Meikle, from Hoprig Mains, a family farming business, will be…
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May 23, 2016 0

East Lothian based Bidding Consultancy Supporting the Tartan Explorer’s Bid to Cycle the World!

It’s startling to learn that 2 people die in Scotland every day because of Suicide and that Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 35. To tackle this, a global suicide prevention movement has been initiated by The Tartan Explorer, Josh Quigley. The movement which started in November 2015 has reached and touched the…
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May 20, 2016 0

Community Forum at Queen Margaret University – Tuesday 24th May 2016, 6.30pm – 7.45pm

People in East Lothian and Edinburgh are being invited to get an insight into the work of Queen Margaret University (QMU), by attending its Community Forum. QMU will stage the next Community Forum at its Musselburgh campus in East Lothian on Tuesday 24th May 2016, from 6.30pm until 7.45pm. Local people will have the opportunity…
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May 18, 2016 0

Film Premiere!


May 11, 2016 0

QMU’s Costume Showcase creates new worlds

Queen Margaret University’s annual Costume Showcase returns on the 13th May with a show that will transport the audience through a chain of imaginary worlds. Led by QMU’s BA (Hons) Costume Design and Construction student group, the event will feature characters drawn from a fairy tale past and a science fiction future. The audience can…
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May 10, 2016 0

RSABI and NFU Scotland joint Yester farm visit

RSABI and NFU Scotland invite you to Yester Farm Dairies Limited to tour the new cheese plant. Wednesday 11 May 2016 from 6 – 8pm Yester Mains Farm, Gifford, Haddington, EH41 4JG Supper provided in return for a small donation All welcome! This on-farm event will take place between 6pm and 8pm and there will…
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May 3, 2016 0