East Lothian

East Lothian

Why is robot street art appearing in Musselburgh?

They’ve been popping up all over Musselburgh – outside shops, down by the harbour and on the side of lampposts.

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Police have arrested three in total. Picture; John Devlin

Police arrest 16-year-old charged with Dunbar assault and break in

Police in East Lothian have arrested and charged a 16-year-old male after several houses were entered with intent to steal in Dunbar and a pedal cycle was stolen on Monday January 2.

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Scottish Wildlife Trust volunteer Colin Wilson, from Haddington

Colin takes walks on the wild side

A Haddington resident has been praised for his commitment to nature conservation in Scotland.

Nour Taleb, a refugee from near Aleppo, with some of his Syrian pastries which are going down a storm in Haddington. Picture: Julie Bull

Syrian baker who fled war now serving pastries in East Lothian

A Syrian baker who fled the civil war in his home country after his shop and home were bombed is making pastries again for the first time in four years – for a cafe in East Lothian.

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Lorraine Cunningham launches Nutritious Lolly in January

Lorraine’s Lolly will lick you into shape

AN Edinburgh nutritionist and fitness expert has used a chronic illness to inspire her new business, which aims to bring good nutrition and exercise to people’s busy lives.

Police are appealing for information.

68-year-old charged after sexual assault of teenager on bus

A MAN has been charged following the sexual assault of a teenager on an East Lothian bus.

Arniston push forward in the first half

Mass brawl involving players and fans stops game

NINE-MAN Tranent grabbed a last-minute goal to snatch a 2-2 draw at Arniston amid a chaotic finish to Saturday’s Premier League clash.

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Tenants have been plunged into rent arrears.

Universal Credit pilot sees tenants plunge into arrears

Tenants have been plunged into rent arrears after the introduction of a controversial new welfare regime – and now council bosses are asking the UK Government for compensation.

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Missing goldendoodle Walter.

Distraught dog owner offers £2000 reward to find missing pet

A DISTRAUGHT dog owner has put up a £2000 reward to anyone who can help find her missing pet last seen running into the sea from Gullane beach on December 8.

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Lothian Buses operate the East Lothian services.

Teenager sexually assaulted on Haddington bus

A teenager has been sexually attacked on a bus by another passenger.

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From left, Mark Robertson, Macy, little brother Louis and mum Nicky

Parents aim to raise £150,000 for daughter’s ‘life-changing’ surgery

A couple have made an emotional plea for help to raise funds for their daughter who is in need of immediate life-changing surgery.

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The woods near Gifford. Picture: Scottish Land Trust

East Lothian group wins £300k grant for woodland purchase

A COMMUNITY group in East Lothian has been given a cash boost of nearly £300,000 to help it buy a patch of village woodland.

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Euan Walker. Picture: contributed

Fireraiser who wrecked six cars jailed for two years

A fireraiser who set a parked camper van alight while a man was asleep inside has been jailed for almost two years.

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Brian Weddell

Poison pen councillor plans political comeback in East Lothian

A FORMER high-flying councillor who was at the centre of a scandal over poison-pen letters about fellow Labour politicians is bidding to return to local government.

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Tragic. The A1 victim was killed in a crash on Friday

Tributes pour in for student who died in A1 crash

TRIBUTES have poured in for a “loving” veterinary student who was killed in a tragic road accident.

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Aviation Preservation Society of Scotland.

Members working on restoring a Sopwith 1 1/2 Stutter WWI bi-plane.

‘We’re desperate to prevent a crash landing’

A BAND of pensioners’ dream to build a First World War aircraft from 1916 plans could be derailed if they cannot find 
accommodation to rehouse it.

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Police are investigating. Picture: John Devlin

Police investigating ‘suspicious’ Fenton Barns fire

Police in East Lothian are investigating after a series of business units were set alight in the Fenton Barns area.

Shelly Marciano has been to Easter Road to watch Ofir in action.

Supermodel wife of Hibs keeper Ofir Marciano has fallen in love with Edinburgh

THE ISRAELI supermodel wife of Hibs keeper Ofir Marciano has told how she has fallen in love with Edinburgh and hopes to continue her modelling career in Scotland.

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Drew Dodd at his work as an ambulance driver. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Death crash driver now behind wheel for Scottish Ambulance Service

A man convicted of causing death by dangerous driving and banned from the roads for four years is now driving ambulances as part of his job with the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Aldi are to reopen in Musselburgh

Aldi to reopen in Musselburgh

Aldi will re-open the doors to its Musselburgh store following a refurbishment and significant extension on Thursday December 8 at 8.00am, with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by Aldi Store Manager, Vikki Turner and representatives from Campie Primary School.

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