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New university partnership aims to help shape the future of Scotland’s third sector

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Musselburgh, East Lothian, has teamed up with the Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations (ACOSVO) to offer a new postgraduate study opportunity for public and third sector leaders and senior staff in Scotland. QMU’s new Master of Public Administration (MPA) has been designed in association with ACOSVO to include…
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February 15, 2016 0

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like tickets to Gardening Scotland

February is here and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This year, instead of giving a dozen red roses, why not surprise your loved one by treating them to a pair of tickets to Gardening Scotland? What could be more romantic than giving your heart’s desire the opportunity to see the most beautiful floral fair in…
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February 3, 2016 0

Stephen Walker appointed as Director of Marketing & Hospitality at exclusive Renaissance Club

The Board of The Renaissance Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Walker as its new Director of Marketing & Hospitality, with immediate effect. Prior to this appointment, Stephen was Director of Sales and Marketing at Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, an icon in the world of golf where he led the sales…
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February 3, 2016 0

Get Fresh at Haddington Farmers’ Market on 30 January, 2016

The first spring blossoms might seem a long ways off in these grey days of January, so do yourself a favour and add some freshness to your plate for that extra boost of Vitamin D to see you through the winter months. Natural foods high in vitamin D include fish oils, fatty fish, mushrooms, beef…
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January 19, 2016 0

NEW CHAIRMAN FOR GARDENING SCOTLAND AS EVENT LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

The Gardening Scotland event, which takes place in the grounds of the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from 3rd-5th June, welcomes a new Chairman to the fold ahead of the 2016 event.  Jimmy Gilchrist, who runs family business GP Plantscape Ltd, based in Lanark, takes over from longstanding Chairman Donald Wemyss. Scotland’s national gardening event…
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January 13, 2016 0

Musselburgh’s Riding of the Marches 2016 announces its principals

Musselburgh’s Riding of the Marches 2016 has officially launched with the introduction of the seven Principals, who will lead the pomp and pageantry of  this historic event. RoM2016 is one of the most ancient ceremonies in the UK. Although it is thought to date back to the 5th Century, it was first recorded in 1682.…
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January 13, 2016 0

2016 #EastLothianHour Themes

Taking part in #EastLothianHour on Twitter is a great way to share information (and discover things!) about our great county. January – Volunteering – Monday 11th January 9.a.m. – 10.a.m. This early morning #EastLothianHour will be hosted by @StriveVolunteer and will be a great way to find out about volunteering opportunities through the county and to…
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January 11, 2016 0

Petition: Please provide your residents with better recycle bins

The following petition has been set up by Tranent resident @Tracey_Binnie : Letter to East Lothian Council To whom it may concern, The current recycle bins with ‘shower cap’ lids provided to residents simply aren’t fit for purpose. Not only are they quite small which means we need more than one box, the lids are…
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January 7, 2016 0

Improving nursing practice through learning and development

An innovative conference for healthcare leaders and practitioners which aims to advance learning and development practices will be held in Scotland this summer. ‘Enhancing Practice Conference 2016’ will provide nurse professionals and other healthcare staff with the opportunity to learn from some of the most influential nurse leaders and social leadership experts in Europe. The…
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January 6, 2016 0

One year of free school meals

Pupils, families and schools continuing to benefit. Primary schools across Scotland will continue serving up free school meals for all Primary 1-3 pupils in 2016, after a successful first year of implementation. The Scottish Government is providing an additional £53.9 million to enable local councils to continue to deliver this commitment. Following its launch by…
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January 5, 2016 0