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Dunbar Civic Week 2020

Dunbar Civic Week 2020 will run from Saturday 13th June until Sunday 21st June and will celebrate the 650th Anniversary of the granting of the Royal Charter to Dunbar, as well as the 50th Anniversary of Civic Week. The organisers are planning for this year’s celebrations to be bigger than ever, starting with a parade…
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February 6, 2020 0

Mindfulness: the key to business success?

Small Business Owners are no longer missing out on the benefits of Mindfulness in the workplace! Geraldine McCullagh, a small business owner and a Mindfulness teacher in East Lothian has created a bespoke four-week ‘Mindfulness for Small Business Owners’ course. It is specifically tailored towards small business owners and will teach them how they can implement Mindfulness…
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February 3, 2020 0

Police Appeal For Information After Theft of Plant

Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of plant machinery from a site near Drem.   Between 20th December 2019 and 15th January 2020, a hydraulic mucher and hydraulic grabber, similar to the images shown below, have been stolen from a site near to Drem railway station.   If anyone saw anything suspicious around the…
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January 28, 2020 0

Essential Gas Main Replacement High Street Tranent

(This Message is Distributed on Behalf of Scottish Gas Networks) As you are aware, SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. We also provide the gas emergency service in these areas. We are currently working on a 30-year programme…
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January 23, 2020 0

Police Warning Regarding Hare Coursing

Police are urging the public who are out and about in rural East Lothian to keep an eye out for hare coursers. This is following two incidents that occurred on the 19th January at approximately 12.30 PM-12.45 PM. Two calls were received regarding a number of males with lurcher type dogs in a maroon coloured…
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January 23, 2020 0

East Lothian first-time buyers a step closer to a First Home Fund free £25,000 loan

Almost 150 East Lothian first-time buyers joined local mortgage brokers Stisi Group and Clancys Solicitors and Estate Agents at an event in Musselburgh this weekend, to find out more about the newly-launched help to buy First Home Fund. The two family businesses teamed up to run two free First Home Fund workshops in a bid…
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January 21, 2020 0

Essential Gas Main Replacement High Street Tranent

This Message is Distributed on Behalf of Scottish Gas Networks As you are aware, SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. We also provide the gas emergency service in these areas.   We are currently working on a 30-year…
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January 20, 2020 0

Record investment delivers improved service on trains and at stations across Scotland

Record investment across Scotland’s Railway, including £475 million on new and upgraded trains, is delivering a better service for customers, according to new figures published today. The Service Quality Incentive Regime (SQUIRE) report released by Transport Scotland has shown that the service on ScotRail trains and at stations improved significantly between 15 September to 7…
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January 10, 2020 0

First Home Fund – Free Information sessions for First-Time Buyers

Stisi Group and local business Clancys Solicitors and Estate Agents are teaming up to offer free First Home Fund information sessions this January, to first-time buyers in East Lothian. The mortgage and property experts want to ensure that local first-time buyers don’t miss out, as funding through the new scheme will be offered on a…
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January 8, 2020 0

Scottish Nature Photography Awards

18 January – 19 February 2020 Scottish Ornithologists’ Club Waterston House, Aberlady The Scottish Ornithologists’ Club in Aberlady is hosting the touring exhibition of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards. The exhibition presents the winning entries from the 9th Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year competition. The competition was launched in 2010 and is open to…
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January 6, 2020 0