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April #EastLothianHour: Books!

Taking part in #EastLothianHour on Twitter is a great way to share information (and discover things!) about our great county. The theme for March is Literature, Learning & Libraries and will be hosted by @PLHSLibrary Join in the fun on Thursday 17th March from 7p.m. until 8p.m. The timetable for #EastLothianHour is as follows: 7pm –…
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March 7, 2016 0

April #EastLothianHour – Kindness, Coffee and Guerrilla Happiness

For this month’s #EastLothianHour, we are going to discuss intentional, anonymous acts of kindness performed in playful, creative ways for strangers. So what does this actually mean? If you give someone £2 for a cup of coffee, that’s a nice, decent thing to do. If you campaign for fair trade coffee, that’s activism (there a…
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February 26, 2016 0

URGENT: Special Landscape Area Consultation

East Lothian Council is carrying out a review of its landscapes with a view to designating Special Landscape Areas. These landscapes will then be given protection through the policies of the East Lothian Local Development Plan. This is your opportunity to suggest beauty spots, natural places, viewpoints and landscapes that you consider special or have…
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February 27, 2015 0

Suicide Awareness Events in East Lothian

On 10th September, people from around the world will mark World Suicide Prevention Day, an event that promotes suicide awareness and efforts to prevent suicide. In 2011, 22 people took their own lives in East Lothian – the highest since 1991. This figure decreased the following year to 18 and fell further last year to…
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September 6, 2014 0

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