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Musselburgh Racecourse staff bid to unseat committee chief

DEMORALISED staff at Musselburgh Racecourse have called for the head of the chairman of its ruling committee.

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DEMORALISED: Staff at Musselburgh are threatening to strike on race days after two votes of no confidence. Picture: Jacky Ghossein/ TSPL

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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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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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.

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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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Commuters warned over long delays on A1 following crash

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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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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"Robot" graffiti has appeared all over Musselburgh"

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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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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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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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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Indecent exposure in Musselburgh

police are appealing for witnesses after a man indecently exposed himself in Musselburgh.

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Margo Alongi. Picture: Contributed

Carer who defrauded her elderly clients of £46,000 is jailed

A CARER, who fraudulently withdrew almost £46,000 from the bank accounts of two of her elderly patients by using their cash cards, has been jailed for two years.

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Do you know this man? Picture; contributed

Police release CCTV image following racist incident in Lidl

Police Scotland are releasing an image of a man they wish to speak to regarding an incident which occurred in Lidl on Newhailes Road, Musselburgh at approximately 8.20 pm on Saturday 30 April 2016, where a member of staff was racially abused and assaulted.

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Bogus workmen targeted an 85-year-old

Police appeal after bogus workman targets 85-year-old in Musselburgh

Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses after bogus workmen targeted an 85-year-old man in Musselburgh.

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Police have confirmed a man has been arrested. Picture; stock image

Man arrested after knife-point robbery in East Lothian

Police in East Lothian can confirm that a 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a knife-point robbery in Musselburgh.

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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.

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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.

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Lightweight weightlifter Michael Yule celebrates after he became the United Kingdom's first gold medal winner at the Invictus Games 2016. Picture; Peter Byrne

Musselburgh powerlifter aiming for Gold at Rio

Prince Harry roared him to victory as he secured a precious Gold medal for this country at the Invictus Games – now Micky Yule is ready to power his way to victory again as a key member of Team GB hoping to bag a record medal haul at the Paralympics in Rio, which start this week.

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East Lothian woman faces jail following assault at Michael Jackson tribute night

An East Lothian woman who smashed a glass into a woman’s face at a Michael Jackson tribute night is facing a jail sentence.

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