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Horseracing pros jump into Musselburgh Racecourse row

REIGNING Grand National winning trainer Lucinda Russell has spoken of her “disappointment” at a public row over the running of Musselburgh Racecourse.

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Musselburgh Racecourse. Picture: Neil Hanna

Musselburgh Racecourse boss hits back at East Lothian Council

THE battle over the future of Musselburgh Racecourse has taken a dramatic turn with the local council being accused of inventing a phantom investigation.

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Musselburgh Racecourse bookies fear £750,000 loss if licence lost

Musselburgh Racecourse bookies fear £750,000 loss if licence lost

BOOKIES have warned they stand to lose about £750,000 in paid-up fees should Musselburgh Racecourse lose its licence.

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200 years of history could be at risk.

Staff walkout threatens Ladies Day at Musselburgh Racecourse

MUSSELBURGH Racecourse staff are threatening to walk out on its famous Ladies Day following a spectacular breakdown in working relationships.

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Shops robbed in ‘ringing the changes’ scam

Shops robbed in ‘ringing the changes’ scam

THREE shops in East Lothian have been robbed as part of a scam known as ‘ringing the changes’.

Historic 17th century barracks in East Lothian for sale

Historic 17th century barracks in East Lothian for sale

A converted seventeenth century barracks used as quarters during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, and which has been owned by the same family since the early 1900s, has gone on sale.

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Gordon Mealyou was a long-serving Hibs academy coach. Picture: contributed

Tributes paid to Hibs coach who died hours before title decider

The grieving wife of a long-serving Hibs academy coach has told how she “lost her soulmate” after his tragic death at the weekend.

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Red Arrows will headline the 20th anniversary of national airshow at Museum of Flight. Picture: contributed.

Red Arrows will dazzle at 20th anniversary of National Airshow

THEY are renowned for their awe-inspiring formations, precision flying and dramatic aerobatics.

Police officers arrive at Inglis Avenue to investigate the "unexplained" deaths. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Police investigate ‘unexplained’ East Lothian deaths

AN investigation is under way after a married couple were found dead in their home.

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Edinburgh Castle was the most visited Historic Environment Scotland attraction.

Quiz: Can you name these 11 Scottish castles?

They are dotted around Scotland and offer a unique insight into our history and our heritage, but can you name these different Scottish castles?

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Commuters are facing disruption. Picture: John Devlin

Disruption for commuters as North Berwick trains cancelled

Commuters are facing disruption this evening after services to North Berwick were cancelled or delayed.

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Fake gardener hunted by police in Musselburgh

Fake gardener hunted by police in Musselburgh

A FAKE gardener is being hunted by police after conning a resident out of money.

Lynn Kemp won the Super Six on Soccer Saturday at the weekend. Picture: TSPL

East Lothian mum wins £80k in football predictor

WHEN Lynn Kemp started playing Sky Sports Super Six predictor, it was only an attempt to get one over on husband Colin.

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Bogus workers have been targeting Musselburgh homes. Picture: TSPL

Fake gardeners targeting homes in Musselburgh

Residents are being warned to be vigilant after bogus workmen targetting homes in Musselburgh.

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Grand National winner One For Arthur's owners Balinda McClung (left) and Debbs Thomson pictured with One for Arthur at Lucinda Russell's yard in Kinross. Picture; PA

Grand National: Joy as Arthur is first Scottish winner since 1979

WHEN One For Arthur crossed the finish line and was crowned the winner of the 2017 Grand National, his owners could hardly believe it.

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Deborah Thomson, far right, celebrates the win. Picture: PA

One For Arthur owner ‘can’t believe’ he won Grand National

GRAND National winner One For Arthur is owned by the ‘Two Golf Widows’ who bought the horse to keep busy while their husbands were on the course.

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Jockey Derek Fox and trainer Lucinda Russell celebrate with the trophy after winning the Randox Health Grand National.

Scottish racehorse One For Arthur wins Grand National

Scotland has secured only its second ever winner in the Grand National after 14-1 shot One For Arthur claimed victory.

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World-renowned forensic squad called to work on Gosford remains

A CRACK unit of forensic investigators has been drafted in to help identify the Gosford House remains, the Evening News has learned.

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Shaun Cole with his mother, Michele Beattie.

Hackers block mother of tragic soldier Shaun Cole on Facebook

CRUEL hackers blocked a grieving mum from accessing her tragic son’s Facebook page – on the second anniversary of his death.

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Missing Louise Tiffney’s family are informed of remains find

FAMILY of missing Louise Tiffney have been contacted by police and are being kept informed after human remains were found near a stately home.

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