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East Lothian hotel celebrates 4-star Gold Award

A luxury hotel in East Lothian has achieved a prestigious Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland just one year after opening. Garleton Lodge nestled in a countryside setting between Haddington and Gullane, has been awarded a four-star gold accolade from the national tourism organisation. Having worked in the property and catering industries in the Middle East,…
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October 17, 2018 0

Fabulous February

January seemed to last forever what with FIVE Mondays and TWO full moons. Thankfully, the shortest month is finally here and it’s going to be great!  Here’s why: From 1st February, to celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, Historic Environment Scotland (HES) will be lowering drawbridges and opening gates to young people at historic sites…
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February 1, 2018 0

Event appointed to the National Marine Centre project

92% want to learn more about the marine environment Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, announces the appointment of Event for the National Marine Centre project. Award-winning and internationally recognised, Event is one of Europe’s leading experience design agencies. Their role with the National Marine Centre (a working title) is to…
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February 16, 2017 0

East Coast Buses Christmas & New Year

East Coast Buses have put together a Christmas timetable to make sure you can travel around East Lothian as well as to and from Edinburgh this festive season. Click here to open the Christmas timetable (PDF) There will be special services running on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 1 January and a Saturday service to…
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November 24, 2016 0

Vote for the Pans Labyrinth!

The Friends of Cuthill Park are asking people to vote for their project to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund.  (Voting begins Friday 21st October) This grant will enable the charity to work with international labyrinth artist Jim Buchanan in holding several events in Cuthill Park to design a labyrinth linked to the salt-panning…
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October 20, 2016 0

SESplan Proposed Strategic Development Plan Publication – 13 October to 24 November 2016

SESplan, the Strategic Development Planning Authority for the Edinburgh and south east Scotland region has published the Proposed Strategic Development Plan. This is key step in replacing the current Strategic Development Plan of 2013 and is the final opportunity for comments to be made. The Proposed Strategic Development Plan deals with a range of strategic…
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October 20, 2016 0

Introducing NightHawk

You’ll soon be able to benefit from two new bus services that will take you home after weekend nights out in Edinburgh. Launching on Saturday 5 November, the new NightHawk services will depart from Frederick Street and end in Dunbar and North Berwick. The routes will also take in stops on Princes Street, Leith Street and the…
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October 12, 2016 0

RAGES: Write to your MSP

This note was circulated at the RAGES – Rail Action Group East of Scotland AGM. Reston and East Linton stations are within our grasp and we need you to keep up the pressure on your MSP and ultimately the Transport Minister, otherwise we face another 20 years of closed stations and no hope of trains…
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October 12, 2016 0

Prestonpans Park Commended at Scottish Play Awards

Cuthill Park in Prestonpans, has been honoured at the Nancy Ovens Play Awards, which recognise those who provide or support access to high quality outdoor play experiences for children. The Trustees of the Nancy Ovens Trust commended the park in the Play in the Community category. The accolade was announced at a ceremony on Tuesday…
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October 6, 2016 0

East Lothian accountancy firm agrees merger

Haddington based chartered accountants, N C Campbell & Co, have merged with Berwick company Greaves West & Ayre. As of 1st October, the combined firm consists of 11 partners and 104 staff and will operate from fully staffed and managed offices in 8 St Ann’s Place, Sidegate, Haddington and Berwick-upon-Tweed. The expanded firm is called…
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October 5, 2016 0