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Original Seabird Centre architects to work on National Marine Centre project

Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, announces the appointment of Simpson & Brown Architects for the National Marine Centre project. The Simpson & Brown team worked on the original, award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre building which opened to the public in May 2000. The Seabird Centre has become a very popular landmark…
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November 3, 2016 0

East Lothian based Bidding Consultancy Wins Graduate Employer of the Year Award!

East Lothian based Bid Specialists, AM Bid Services were thrilled to be crowned winners of the coveted ‘Best Employer for Student & Graduate Recruitment’ Award at the 2016 Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce Awards. The exciting news broke at the high profile Awards Ceremony which took place on Wednesday 26th October at The Brunton…
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October 27, 2016 0

SCOTRAIL ALLIANCE PUBLISHES DETAILS OF PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Series of action plans to improve performance – including Golden Trains, Fleet Upgrades and Asset Improvement Programme Performance has fallen 0.7% below expected levels in recent months to just under 90% Publication comes as ScotRail Alliance steps up its ‘Ready for Autumn’ campaign The ScotRail Alliance has published details on how they will improve train…
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October 20, 2016 0

Funding boost for ploughing championships in East Lothian

The first European Reversible Ploughing Championships to be held on Scottish soil is among 21 events across the country which are receiving backing from the latest round of awards from the EventScotland National Funding Programme, as part of VisitScotland’s work to deliver the national events strategy Scotland the Perfect Stage. The European Reversible Ploughing Championships…
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August 11, 2016 0

Replacement for withdrawn 108 service

Statement from Prentice Coaches: In order to end speculation, we can confirm that, subject to approval by the Scottish Traffic Commissioner, we intend launching a new version of the 108 service between Haddington and Fort Kinnaird on Monday 15th of August. For legal reasons we can make no further comment, nor release timetable information, until…
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July 29, 2016 0

East Coast Buses Fare & Timetable Info

What will the fares be? The EastCoastbuses network is split up into zones – with tickets available for both single-zone and multi-zone journeys.   Single tickets Travel in 1 zone or 2 zones (if it includes city zone a) Adult: £1.60 Child: £0.80 Travel in 2 or 3 zones Adult: £2.60 Child: £1.30 Travel in 4 zones…
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July 27, 2016 0

RAGES OPEN MEETING AT PRESTONPANS

RAGES has organised an open meeting and invited Phil Verster, Managing Director of ScotRail Alliance, to discuss the current and future operation of the Edinburgh to North Berwick and Dunbar service and the future service to Berwick.  The meeting will be held in Prestonpans Town Hall on 25th July 2016 at 19:00 until 21:00. All…
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July 17, 2016 0

NC500 Solo Tractor Journey Raises Over £4,000 for RSABI

An East Lothian farmer who took on the NC500 route in a tractor last month has raised a total of £4313.75 for RSABI’s ‘Help us help them’ campaign. John Meikle, of Hoprig Mains, near Gladsmuir, spent three days in June driving a brand new Massey Ferguson around the NC500 route in the Highlands of Scotland…
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July 12, 2016 0

Win a Copy of Secret Edinburgh An Unusual Guide!

Discover hidden gardens and clandestine art that even the neighbours overlook, visit the strangest of museums, get water-boarded in a prototype Jacuzzi and traumatised by Rabelaisian rafters, decrypt mysterious Masonic markings, step inside an Icelandic lava grotto, travel to the Wild West of Morningside, learn the secrets of Mrs Coade’s stone, sniff out the dogs…
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July 9, 2016 0

Visit East Lothian…by Public Transport!

I love East Lothian but there are parts of the county I haven’t visited because I don’t have a car and public transport can be patchy. Recently, I was in Waverley station and noticed a Visit East Lothian banner prominently displayed at Platform 4 and I found myself pondering how many visitors to Edinburgh take…
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June 14, 2016 0