East Lothian

East Lothian

East Coast Buses to roll out two new routes in East Lothian

TWO new bus routes are set to be rolled out across East Lothian in a bid to boost journeys to the Capital.

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Scott Miller and son Lewis Miller both directors of Compass Roofing who have donated money to replace the lost kids costumes stolen from a car for an upcoming show. Picture; Greg Macvean

Roofer to the rescue after costumes stolen from dance show

A BIG-hearted business owner has stepped in to help young dancers after their costumes for an upcoming show were stolen.

Dance teacher Andrea Mannion's car and �2,000 worth of costumes were taken from outside her home.

Thieves steal £2,000 of dance costumes for Morningside show

A DEVASTATED dance teacher has pleaded for help in finding £2,000 worth of children’s costumes stolen in her car.

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GP's have warned not to ignore coughs that last a significant amount of time.

Lothian GPs warn patients ‘not to ignore’ 3-week cough

A GP from NHS Lothian has today (20 March 2017) stressed the importance of people getting checked if they’ve had a cough for three weeks or more.

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Police have cordoned off a section of South Gyle Broadway today following a collision.

Commuters warned over long delays on A1 following crash

Motorists have been warned to expect long delays on the A1 following a crash which resulted in one lane closure.

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North Berwick named best place to live in Scotland

ITS remarkable coastal scenery, highly regarded schools and thriving watersports industry have made it a haven for families and tourists alike.

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Robbie Irvine was given a laptop to help with his studes - and to help him cope with his autism. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Appeal launched to find autistic student’s laptop after leaving bag at bus stop

AN autistic student has been left distraught after he accidentally left his laptop lying at a bus stop.

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Muirfield votes to lift ban on women members

The doors of one of the last male-only bastions in golf are to be thrown open to women following a historic decision by the 273-year-old Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers to admit female members at Muirfield.

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Zoey Kerr, 7, and her brother Riley Kerr, 4, with her returned ipad after it was found in a landfill site. Picture; PA

Girl finds Ipad in rubbish dump after her 4-year-old brother bins it

A girl has been reunited with the treasured iPad her younger brother threw in the bin after workers sifted through 150 tonnes of rubbish to find it.

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The three individuals were due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Retired fire fighter jailed for assault on girlfriend

A RETIRED fire fighter who assaulted his girlfriend during a row about her smoking has been jailed.

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The incident took place at the Cooperative store in Ormiston.

Man arrested over armed theft in Ormiston

A man has been arrested and charged following an armed robbery at a convenience story.

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NBs new gin distillery will welcome visitors with canapes and slippers

Gin maker set for new distillery in East Lothian

A GIN enjoyed by the stars is soon set to be produced around the clock from a new distillery.

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Police have arrested and charged two people. Picture; stock image

Police arrest two on drug charges in East Lothian

Police in East Lothian have charged a 36-year old man and 37-year-old woman with drug and other associated offences after the recovery of Class A and Class B drugs valued at £450 in Prestonpans High Street on March 7.

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Football coach Craig Raeburn jailed for child sex abuse images

A FOOTBALL coach who was caught with hundreds of images showing children being sexually abused has been jailed.

Fire and police were in attendance on the A904. Picture: John Devlin

Man spared jail after dog dies in fire

A DRUNK man who killed his girlfriend’s dog after setting fire to his own home has escaped a jail sentence.

Police have charged one man folloiwng the blaze. Picture; John Devlin

Man charged following blaze in Haddington flats

A man has been charged with fireraising after damage was caused to flats in Haddington at the weekend.

The incident took place at the Cooperative store in Ormiston.

Probe launched into reports of woman assaulting child

A woman assaulted a child in an East Lothian town, according to reports being investigated by police.

The Cooperative on Main Street was robbed at around 10:15pm. Picture; Google Maps

Police appeal after airgun shooting in East Lothian robbery

Police in East Lothian are appealing for information after an attempted armed robbery in Ormiston on Sunday February 19.

The sign was put up on the gates to Muirfield, which has faced a ferocious attack since voting to continue banning women members. Picture: contributed

Pranksters pin ‘Welcome to Jurassic Park’ banner on Muirfield gates

PRANKSTERS have taken a swing at Muirfield’s men-only policy – by pinning a “Welcome to Jurassic Park” banner on the famous golf club’s gates.

Stewart Menzies punched his girlfriend to the ground last May. Picture; Alexander Lawrie.

Retired firefighter attacked his girlfriend in row over smoking

A RETIRED firefighter smashed his girlfriend’s face to a pulp – after he got annoyed about her smoking.

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