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Organic September

This September, East Lothian retailers and producers are asking everyone to make a Small Change in their everyday lives, in order to make a Big Difference to our food and farming. The Soil Association Scotland, the organisers of Organic September, is the UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for healthy, humane and sustainable food, farming and…
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September 3, 2014 0

Queen Margaret University open days

Queen Margaret University open days Thursday 4th September & Saturday 4th October 2014 Campus tours, university application advice and course talks are just some of the things on offer at Queen Margaret University’s up and coming open days. The open days, which will take place on Thursday 4th September and Saturday 4th October, will give…
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August 22, 2014 0

QMU graduate named one of the UK’s top event planners of 2014

Sian Downes, a recent PR and Media graduate from Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Musselburgh, East Lothian, has been nominated as one of the top four event planners under the age 30 in the UK and the only ‘Rising Star’ in Scotland, as part of the 2014 Event Awards. The annual Event Awards is the…
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August 11, 2014 0

Be Prepared for Bertha!

There is the potential for severe weather over much of the UK during Sunday 10th August, as a depression tracks over, or close to, the UK. There continues to be a great deal of uncertainty in the forecast but the public should be aware of the risk of flooding due to heavy rain as well…
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August 9, 2014 0

Win a Big Cheese Making Kit!

To celebrate having 3,000 followers we have teamed up with award-winning East Lothian company, The Big Cheese Making Kit, to bring you a competition to win a kit of your choice. To enter, simply follow us and retweet this tweet. To mark 3k followers we are running a comp to win a fab @bigcheesemaking kit…
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August 6, 2014 0

Journalist Kate Adie and international theatre director to receive honorary degrees from Queen Margaret University

On 1 st July, the internationally renowned journalist, Kate Adie joined influential theatre director, Eugenio Barba to receive an honorary degree from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Katie Adie was awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of her contribution to news reporting and our understanding of world events. The former BBC international affairs journalist was joined…
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July 8, 2014 0

Queen Margaret University Professor awarded Royal College of Nursing Fellowship

Professor Brendan McCormack, Head of Division of Nursing at Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, has been awarded a prestigious Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Fellowship. Celebrating the very best in nursing, the annual RCN Awards present Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships and Awards of Merit to those who have given an outstanding contribution to nursing. RCN Fellowships…
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July 8, 2014 0

Save our Chimneys!

(text taken from Change petition) From all over our county we can see our chimney’s, from all over Fife, going over the Forth Road & Rail Bridges, up Calton Hill, all our coastal fishermen returning home from sea, even returning from afar by plane we can see our chimney’s, When were returning to anywhere in…
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July 3, 2014 0

Staying at Seton Sands?

Seton Sands holiday park is a popular holiday destination for families. It is perfectly placed to explore the gorgeous coastal areas of East Lothian and beyond such as: Seton Collegiate Church owned by Historic Scotland Cockenzie House and Tearoom – they often hold family-friendly events but it nice just to look around the gardens and…
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July 3, 2014 0

Dadswork Petition

East Lothian organisation, Dadswork, is experiencing a funding crisis. Please consider signing their petition to East Lothian Council. DadsWork requires funding from East Lothian Council to continue its work and survive from closure. DadsWork is an unique and innovative service supporting fathers and provides key services for male parents/carers in East Lothian, it provides parenting…
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June 2, 2014 0