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Campaign of the Month

Throughout November, @LothianLoop ran a series of scheduled tweets encouraging people to vote for @cuthillpark, Prestonpans, in the Best Park awards. Voting has now closed and the winner will be announced on 2 December at a Fields in Trust event. Good Luck Cuthill Park! Throughout December, @LothianLoop will be campaigning for the Scottish Medicines Consortium…
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November 26, 2015 0

Coming Soon….

…@LothianLoop the blog!

November 25, 2015 0

World AIDS Day 1 December: #WhatWillYouDo ?

This year for World AIDS Day and European HIV Testing Week we’re part of the movement across Scotland asking individuals, organisations and politicians: What Will You Do? There’s a lot we can all do to prevent new cases of HIV (the virus that can cause AIDS), to challenge the stigma and prejudice that people living…
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November 1, 2015 0

Refugee Crisis: Ways You Can Help

There is a global refugee crisis.  Many people think the UK is not offering proportional asylum in comparison with European counterparts. Refugees have risked their lives to escape horrendous conflict and violence only to be left living in dire, unsafe and inhumane conditions in Europe. People are asking how they can help.  Here are some…
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September 4, 2015 0

Could you be a big nature Twitter reporter?

Scotland’ Big Nature Festival takes place at Levenhall Links, Musselburgh and has a programme which includes over 100 different talks, workshops, walks and special events. We have tickets to give away to a family who are able to live-tweet from Saturday’s event which includes  talks by top speakers such as Bill Oddie, David Lindo, and…
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April 26, 2015 0

Terns at Whitesands Quarry

Isle of Wight based Aquatic Engineering have been working closely with Lafarge Tarmac and RSPB Scotland to build a Tern nesting raft as part of the regenerating project at Whitesands Quarry, east of Dunbar. Aquatic Engineering provided the nesting raft (which is just one of the products they build, supply and maintain) which measured 16m2…
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April 16, 2015 0

Win a Family Ticket to Scotland’s Big Nature Festival!

To WIN a family day ticket (2 adults + 2 kids) to Scotland’s Big Nature Festival, follow & RT. Winner drawn 30 April — East Lothian Loop (@LothianLoop) April 1, 2015   (only retweets of the original Tweet will count!)

April 1, 2015 0

Wheels in motion for East Lothian’s first regular ‘poo bus’

Fuelled by human and household waste, and running between Tranent and Prestonpans, the Bio-Bus will commence service on 1st April.   The Bio Bus runs on faeces and household waste. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Powered by biomethane gas, the Bio-Bus will use waste from more than 32,000 North Berwick and Haddington households along its 5-mile route.…
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April 1, 2015 0

Prestonpans has the X-Factor

THE X Factor auditions are back and bigger than ever with Scots being given even more chances to be on the show and the Pennypit Stadium in Prestonpans is set to be in the limelight. The Glasgow’s Ibrox Stadium will host the biggest ever Scots X Factor audition on April 23 and 24, followed by…
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April 1, 2015 0

Funding boost for dementia friendly choir in East Lothian

A dementia friendly choir in North Berwick has been given a funding boost of £5,000. LothianLoop: Making Life Easier for Lazy Churnalist Centrepiece Choir, which is part of North Berwick Day Care Association, was started two years ago by people with dementia and their friends who wanted to sing and perform, with money from a…
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March 31, 2015 0