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Keep You and Your Community Safe

You will all be aware of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Neighbourhood Watch Scotland exists to look out for communities and at a time like this, we encourage you to consider ways to keep yourself, your loved ones and those in your community safe, particularly the isolated and vulnerable. We are following the advice from the…
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March 11, 2020 0

Sfrs Launches Older People Month of Action Offering Fire Home Safety Visits In East Lothian

This message is Distributed on Behalf of SFRS Team in East Lothian  MORE than two-thirds of people who died as a result of fire in Scotland in the last five years were over 50-years-old, according to the latest statistics. Figures also show that almost a third of all fire casualties for the same period were aged…
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March 5, 2020 0

Wallace Tree visit highlights importance of yew trees to Scottish history

Iain Gray MSP has welcomed East Lothian residents Paul Greenwood and Bryony Smith, the founders of Scotland’s Yew Tree Heritage Initiative, to the MSP Garden at Holyrood to help promote the importance of yew trees to Scotland’s history and culture. The pair visited the garden to photograph the little known feature of the Scottish Parliament,…
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February 25, 2020 0

Baled Waste Scam

Scotland is seeing an increase in incidents of criminals exploiting disused quarries, farmland and industrial units to illegally dispose of large quantities of waste materials – particularly baled waste. The common mode of transport for this activity is articulated lorries with curtain-sided trailers. In general, the vehicles are unmarked and do not have any company…
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February 20, 2020 0

Wanted: Bus Explorers!

East Lothian Adventurers wanted for the Easter Break! We are looking for a family/group (2 adults and up to 3 children) who are available during 16th – 19th April to tweet about their bus adventures from @EL_Voices. What’s on offer: A family ticket for Edinburgh City Sightseeing Bus Tour (which normally costs £39). The City…
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February 13, 2020 0

Going, Going…

Scotland’s countryside education charity, RHET is holding its first-ever, now SOLD OUT, gala dinner, in celebration of the charity’s 21st birthday on 21 February. However, those who have missed out on a ticket to the dinner need not miss out on the fantastic auction lots available to bid for online. They are going, going but…
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February 11, 2020 0

Hare Coursers Arrested East Lothian

On Sunday 9th February 2020, police were contacted by a member of the public to report four males with four dogs hare coursing in fields close to Bolton. Local officers made their way to the area immediately where they traced two males and two dogs at a maroon coloured 4 x 4 vehicle and a…
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February 10, 2020 0

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