Tag: Prestonpans

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More seats for commuters on North Berwick line

The introduction of brand-new class 385 electric trains from December will deliver an improved experience for East Lothian commuters. The key improvements at a glance: Half of North Berwick to Edinburgh services will have 6 carriages 08:07 from Prestonpans to Edinburgh will now have 4 carriages 07:55 from North Berwick to Edinburgh will now have…
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October 1, 2018 0

Take a peek at peak times

Have you ever wondered what ‘peak’ and ‘off peak’ times are on the Edinburgh – North Berwick railway line? Unable to find an answer on their website, I tweeted Scotrail: Hey – our peak time restrictions are listed here for North Berwick – Edinburgh: https://t.co/eoKuMqyVy0 ^CT — ScotRail (@ScotRail) July 13, 2018 I didn’t find…
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July 16, 2018 0

East Lothian Scottish seafood firm to make a splash at Edinburgh Food Festival 2018  

East Lothian’s Alandas Scottish Seafood is representing the region at Assembly’s Edinburgh Food Festival, which takes place at Assembly George Square Gardens, Edinburgh, 25-29 July 2018. Alandas, which is based in beautiful Prestonpans, offers a fish and chip experience; where fresh prawns, beautifully cooked salmon and mouthwatering fresh oysters are served every day. All of…
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July 10, 2018 0

ScotRail Alliance to confirm improvements in East Lothian

The ScotRail Alliance will confirm how they are improving rail services for customers in East Lothian at a public meeting on Thursday evening (03 May). The most recent figures show the level of service on the North Berwick route has improved in recent months, with 94.1 per cent of ScotRail trains meeting their target arrival…
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May 2, 2018 0

Vote for the Pans Labyrinth!

The Friends of Cuthill Park are asking people to vote for their project to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund.  (Voting begins Friday 21st October) This grant will enable the charity to work with international labyrinth artist Jim Buchanan in holding several events in Cuthill Park to design a labyrinth linked to the salt-panning…
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October 20, 2016 0

Prestonpans Park Commended at Scottish Play Awards

Cuthill Park in Prestonpans, has been honoured at the Nancy Ovens Play Awards, which recognise those who provide or support access to high quality outdoor play experiences for children. The Trustees of the Nancy Ovens Trust commended the park in the Play in the Community category. The accolade was announced at a ceremony on Tuesday…
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October 6, 2016 0

Fame calls for the ‘Ding Dong’ Tree!

The “Ding Dong” Tree at Prestonpans Primary School is one of six trees in Scotland to be nominated for the Woodland Trust’s Tree of the Year award!   Listen to pupils from Prestonpans Primary School explain why they nominated the Ding Dong Tree   The Head teacher at Prestonpans Primary School says this copper beech…
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September 19, 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

Five months of travel disruption for Prestonpans

Scottish Water has confirmed that works to replace a 1km sewer pipe along the B1348 in Prestonpans, will begin in the week commencing Monday 30th May 2016. The £1.3million project is required following a series of bursts in the area and is expected to take five months to complete. There will inevitably be some traffic…
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May 25, 2016 0

Edinburgh brewers bring new life to Prestonpans Microbrewery

Edinburgh based Kentwood Brewing Limited have taken over the running of the microbrewery situated within the Prestoungrange Gothenburg (The Goth) in Prestonpans, East Lothian.  The company will continue to produce the range of ales previously made on the premises including the Prestonpans 80 shilling, Gothenburg Porter and The 45 Wee Heavy with their own creative…
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April 20, 2016 0