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Occupational therapist will ‘grasp life opportunities’ after cancer

An East Lothian cancer survivor says she will grasp every opportunity life throws at her after battling the disease.

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Visitors want designated smoking areas back to deter smoking at doorways. Picture; Toby Williams

Calls to bring back hospital smoking areas in the Capital

FUMING hospital visitors have called for smoking shelters to be brought back – as a healthy option.

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Knox Academy

Police probe pupil’s complaint of assault at Knox Academy

POLICE are investigating an alleged assault in which the teenage victim is said to have suffered a fractured jaw at the same school where a student burned a love rival with acid.

Crime
The proposed National Marine Centre in North Berwick. Picture: Contributed

Images reveal North Berwick’s proposed new marine centre

A MARINE theatre, marine laboratory and stunning observatory are just some of the exciting exhibits planned for the proposed new marine centre in North Berwick.

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Eskview Terrace, Musselburgh. Picture: Google

Police investigate after ‘brutal’ Musselburgh assault

POLICE Scotland has launched an investigation following a serious assault in Eskview Terrace, Musselburgh.

Crime
On leave: Willie Innes. Picture: Greg Macvean

East Lothian council leader to be treated for cancer

The leader of East Lothian Council is to take a temporary leave of absence to undergo treatment for cancer, it has been announced.

Health
Father had gun and drugs in East Lothian home

Father had gun and drugs in East Lothian home

A father-of-two was jailed for more than five years after he was caught with a gun during a drugs raid at his home.

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A man was charged with carrying drugs.

Man arrested after police seize drugs in Musselburgh

A man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered various illegal substances in Musselburgh.

Edinburgh
Thomas was borned via emergency c-section weighing 4lb 10oz

Couple aim to raise awareness after having ‘to let twins go to save their brother’

An East Lothian couple were over the moon when they found out that they were expecting not one but three babies at a routine scan last year.

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Property entered for vehicle keys in Prestonpans theft

Property entered for vehicle keys in Prestonpans theft

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following the theft of two vehicles from a home in Prestonpans.

Edinburgh
Molly Young on the This Morning sofa. Picture: ITV

Schoolgirl Molly Young reveals acid attack was ‘like blowtorch to leg’

A teenager permanently scarred after a love rival poured drain cleaner in to her viola case, has revealed how the pain was like having a blow torch held to her leg.

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Gerry Boyle with some of the dancers from his cabaret show. Picture: Contributed

Susan Boyle’s brother brings caberet venture to Musselburgh

SINGING sensation Susan Boyle’s brother is aiming to bring a spot of Las Vegas glamour to East Lothian in his latest venture.

Musselburgh
Drug related deaths rose to their highest level last year.

Drug-related deaths in Lothians increase by 28% to highest level

Drug-related deaths in the Lothians have risen by 28 per cent in one year, the highest figure ever recorded according to figures published by the National Records of Scotland.

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Jamie Maclennan lured a 15-year-old girl into an isolated toilet cubicle with the intention of raping her.

Picture: Alexander Lawrie

DJ who sexually assaulted 3 teens at birthday party jailed

A DJ who sexually assaulted three schoolgirls at an 18th birthday party has been jailed.

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Photo captions: Dunedin Vets vet Fiona Campbell with Cooky and his owner Val Tear in Dunedins surgery in Dunbar

Pet owners warned after dogs suffer ‘deadly’ jellyfish stings

A SCOTTISH veterinary practice is warning about the dangers jellyfish can pose to dogs after a spike in the number of pets being stung in East Lothian.

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Luke with some of his friends.

Brave Luke returns home after tumour treatment in Mexico

The family of a terminally ill boy were treated to a heroes welcome after returning from Mexico for a pioneering treatment they hope will prolong his life.

Health
A 2016 picture of Mr Dignan in action
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Tributes to superbike rider who died in East Fortune race track crash

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Scottish motorbike racer who died following an accident on a race track at the weekend.

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A man was charged with carrying drugs.

Scooter rider serious after four vehicle crash on A1

A SCOOTER rider was serious injured in a crash with a car near Tranent.

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Emily Bowen carried out the attack on a schoolmate at Knox Academy, East Lothian.

Teenage acid attacker wrote fake poison pen letter

TEENAGE acid attacker Emily Bowen wrote a fake letter demanding she commit suicide - and pretended the note came from her victim.

Edinburgh
Knox Academy High School, Haddington.

Schoolgirl locked up for ‘utterly wicked’ acid attack on fellow pupil

A TEENAGE schoolgirl who left a love rival with horror injuries after attacking her with acid has been jailed.

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