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Paintbox Artist Bootcamp

Stuck in a rut in your creative practice?  Want to know how to promote your work, be social media savvy, write an Artist Statement and just generally “get yourself out there”?Run by experienced Artist and Tutor, Jemma Derbyshire, this 2 Day seminar will arm you will all you need to get yourself up and running and…
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October 3, 2017 0

The search for inspirational young foodies

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 ended on Sunday 17th September, having spent 16 days celebrating all those who grow, make, cook and sell Scottish produce and encouraging the great Scottish public to change one thing (#onethingfortnight) by choosing more Scottish food and drink. Having reached around a million people throughout the Fortnight, the organisers…
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September 26, 2017 0

LOCAL NURSERY MANAGER SHORTLISTED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

Local nursery manager, Vicky Richardson, who has worked at Fenton Barns Nursery near North Berwick for three years, has been selected as a finalist in the Nursery Manager category within the Scottish NMT Nursery Awards 2017. Vicky is Nursery Manager at Fenton Barns Nursery and was nominated by nursery owners Caroline Freeman and Nicola Simpson,…
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August 7, 2017 0

PUBLIC URGED TO SUPPORT SCOTTISH FOOD AND DRINK FORTNIGHT NEXT MONTH

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight is a nationwide event which supports and promotes Scotland’s produce and the people who grow, make, cook and sell it. Once again, the Fortnight is encouraging the great Scottish public to take part by changing just one thing (#onethingfortnight) about how much Scottish food and drink they buy and eat.…
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August 7, 2017 0

See the Scottish Senior Open for free this August

The Scottish Senior Open, one of the most enduring events on the European Senior Tour, celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer – and admission for spectators in 2017 will be free of charge.   Some of the leading names in European senior golf, including past Ryder Cup captains, are set to play at the spectacular…
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June 2, 2017 0

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR GOLDEN TICKETS TO GARDENING SCOTLAND 2017

Gardening enthusiasts up and down the country are being urged to keep their eyes open for golden tickets to Gardening Scotland 2017. The organisers of the national outdoor living event, which takes place from 2nd-4th June 2017 at the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston, will plant 25 golden tickets in a number of garden centres and…
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May 17, 2017 0

Seabird Centre teams up with East Lothian’s Lori’s Creations for Easter photoshoot

Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, teamed up with East Lothian business, Lori’s Creations, to create dolphin-tastic and crab-alicious looks for their Easter photoshoot. Lori’s Creations is owned and run by Longniddry resident, Lorraine Walker. The Seabird Centre put out an appeal on social media to find a high-quality facepainter and Lori was…
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March 31, 2017 0

New services and improved timetables coming to East Lothian

(with effect from Sunday 23rd April) NEW Service X5 North Berwick – Edinburgh East Coast Buses new express service running Mondays to Fridays between North Berwick and the West End (Semple Street), with 7 return journeys during the day. NEW Service 106 Musselburgh – Haddington/Dunbar A new service running between Musselburgh and Dunbar in the early morning and late evenings,…
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March 21, 2017 0

FOXLAKE OUTDOOR FESTIVAL RETURNS BIGGER & BETTER FOR 2017

After the huge success of last year’s event, the Foxlake Outdoor Festival returns bigger and better for 2017. Head along the East Lothian coast to the beautiful surroundings of Foxlake Adventures, Dunbar, in May for an exhilarating weekend offering a world of adventures for all the family. Following the massive success of this event in…
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March 10, 2017 0

COMPETITION LAUNCHES TO FIND SCOTLAND’S BEST GARDENER

The organisers of Gardening Scotland – the country’s national outdoor living show and garden festival – have launched a brand-new, nation-wide competition to find Scotland’s best gardener, and people in East Lothian are being urged to apply. The Gardener of the Year award is open to anyone with a passion for creating inspiring outdoor spaces,…
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February 13, 2017 0