East Lothian

East Lothian

Village cut off by Lothian Bus route changes

LOTHIAN Buses is to stop serving the Midlothian village of Auchendinny.

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One of the pictures uncovered showing Victorian life in the garden

Florists unearth photos of Scots garden’s Victorian heyday

A pair of florists who have taken on a neglected walled garden in East Lothian have uncovered a set of pictures which show the life of the garden – and those who worked in it – in the Victorian era.

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Hundreds of Lothian patients need specialist support to get to hospital appointments because they are so overweight.

Hundreds of obese patients need special hospital transport

AMBULANCE staff have to roll out specialist hospital transport for six obese patients each day in Lothian, prompting concern over the rising cost of obesity for the health service.

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The trial continues at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Picture; stock image

Musselburgh carer on trial for client fraud

A CARER allegedly stole thousands of pounds of cash from her clients by using their debit card to withdraw money which was meant for them, a court has heard.

East Lothian police appealing following bike theft

East Lothian police appealing following bike theft

Police in East Lothian are investigating following theft of three bikes from an address in Monktonhall Terrace, Musselburgh.

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A new bus service is being launched for East Lothian.

New night bus service for East Lothian

RESIDENTS in East Lothian are to benefit from a new bus service that will take them home after weekend nights out in the city.

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Home tutors are aiming to contribute to successful learning.

Charity joins forces to help troubled kids on path to success

IT is tough enough for disadvantaged youngsters facing challenges in their home life to concentrate on schoolwork.

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The Scottish Half Marathon in East Lothian.

Race organisers blasted after medal delay debacle

Race organisers have been branded a “laughing stock” by runners still waiting for their medals a month after the event.

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A mixed game in North Berwick in 1936. PIC Copyright Stanton Press/written permission required to re-use.

The women who put the Biarritz into North Berwick

They were eager to be seen on one of Scotland’s first ‘ladies links’ and helped turn the town of North Berwick into a ‘Biarritz of the North’.

The Scottish SPCA are appealing for information. Picture; contributed

Appeal after dog found dumped in pillowcase in Dunbar

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped in a pillowcase on the Whitesands Bay beach in Dunbar.

Police are appealing for information. Picture; stock image

Police appeal following Musselburgh assault

Police in East Lothian want to trace two men and two women following an assault in Musselburgh on Monday October 10th.

Artefacts were stolen from Biel House. Picture Geograph/CC

Thieves steal expensive African artefacts in raid on stately home

Thieves have stolen thousands of pounds worth of African artefacts and historic weaponry from a stately home.

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Johnnie Meechan  wth daugher Mia, 2. .

Terminally-ill father starts video blog to raise awareness of cancer fight

A TERMINALLY-ill dad-of-five has started a video blog to raise awareness and leave a legacy behind for his children – as he battles cancer for the second time.

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Puffins need to be protected. Picture;  Paul Chappells.

Action needed to save puffin population warns experts

PUFFIN populations are falling and action needs to be taken now to safeguard their future, a leading seabird expert has warned.

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Caitlin Vanbeck during auditions

Caitlyn Vanbeck makes shock exit from X Factor

CAITLYN Vanbeck’s X Factor dreams are over for another year after she was sent home by Simon Cowell following auditions at his house in Malibu.

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Police searched the property on Sunday

Arrests after drugs raid in Musselburgh

A WOMAN has been arrested and charged with drug offences after a police raid in the Lothians.

Bucker Jungmann flying display. Picture: Scott Taylor

Pictures: Wheels and Wings show at Museum of Flight

Crowds of visitors took a flight of fancy at this year’s action-packed Wheels and Wings Show.

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Two-year-old Benjamin Davey from Dunbar urgently needs a specialist chair.

Help Benjamin get the chair which will change his life

The mother of a two-year-old who suffers from a debilitating brain condition has put out a heartfelt appeal for funding towards a specialist chair to help him recover from illness.

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X Factor contestant Caitlyn Vanbeck. Picture: Ian Georgeson

X-Factor contestant Caitlyn Vanbeck hopes it is second time lucky

HER dream of winning the X Factor came crashing down last year when she was sent home after the show’s gruelling six-chair challenge.

Eileen Tweedi teeing off the first at North Berwick c.1936.

The pioneering ladies who brought women’s golf to the fore

They were the pioneering women who strived for parity between the sexes both on and off the course.

North Berwick
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