Lothian Loop

Police Warning Regarding Hare Coursing

Police are urging the public who are out and about in rural East Lothian to keep an eye out for hare coursers. This is following two incidents that occurred on the 19th January at approximately 12.30 PM-12.45 PM. Two calls were received regarding a number of males with lurcher type dogs in a maroon coloured…
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January 23, 2020 0

East Lothian first-time buyers a step closer to a First Home Fund free £25,000 loan

Almost 150 East Lothian first-time buyers joined local mortgage brokers Stisi Group and Clancys Solicitors and Estate Agents at an event in Musselburgh this weekend, to find out more about the newly-launched help to buy First Home Fund. The two family businesses teamed up to run two free First Home Fund workshops in a bid…
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January 21, 2020 0

Essential Gas Main Replacement High Street Tranent

This Message is Distributed on Behalf of Scottish Gas Networks As you are aware, SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. We also provide the gas emergency service in these areas.   We are currently working on a 30-year…
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January 20, 2020 0

Record investment delivers improved service on trains and at stations across Scotland

Record investment across Scotland’s Railway, including £475 million on new and upgraded trains, is delivering a better service for customers, according to new figures published today. The Service Quality Incentive Regime (SQUIRE) report released by Transport Scotland has shown that the service on ScotRail trains and at stations improved significantly between 15 September to 7…
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January 10, 2020 0

First Home Fund – Free Information sessions for First-Time Buyers

Stisi Group and local business Clancys Solicitors and Estate Agents are teaming up to offer free First Home Fund information sessions this January, to first-time buyers in East Lothian. The mortgage and property experts want to ensure that local first-time buyers don’t miss out, as funding through the new scheme will be offered on a…
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January 8, 2020 0

Scottish Nature Photography Awards

18 January – 19 February 2020 Scottish Ornithologists’ Club Waterston House, Aberlady The Scottish Ornithologists’ Club in Aberlady is hosting the touring exhibition of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards. The exhibition presents the winning entries from the 9th Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year competition. The competition was launched in 2010 and is open to…
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January 6, 2020 0

East Lothian Ladies announces Leuchie House as their Charity of the Year 2020

Local networking group and business, East Lothian Ladies, has today announced a new partnership with Leuchie House as their Charity of the Year 2020. East Lothian Ladies (ELL) started life as, and will always remain, a Facebook group dedicated to the wonderful ladies of East Lothian – sharing advice, recommendations, inspiration and support and learning…
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January 6, 2020 0

Counter-Terrorism Training available to the Public

The following information has been received from Police Scotland Organised Crime and Counter-Terrorism Unit. An award-winning counter-terrorism training course is now available to the public for the first time and Police want you to sign up to help protect the UK. Counter-Terrorism Policing has decided to open up the training to anyone who wants to…
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December 11, 2019 0

East Lothian Voices

East Lothian Voices is a twitter account (@EL_Voices) hosted by a different person each week. A new person takes over each Monday and they say goodbye on Saturday. (Sunday is handover/testing). It’s a chance to learn more about the people who work, live and play in this beautiful county. If you want to have a…
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November 22, 2019 0

Legal Aid in Scotland – Generous to over 60s

Despite cuts, legal aid can help many pensioners – but sadly too few Scottish pensioners are aware that they can get legal aid. Consequently many are missing out on a really good opportunity for them and their families. “Legal Advice and Assistance” is a part of the overall Scottish Legal Aid system and this scheme…
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November 13, 2019 0