East Lothian Council to stop charging parents for child funerals
East Lothian Council will stop charging bereaved parents interment fees to carry out a child’s funeral, leaving just eight local authorities in Scotland as the only places in the UK to continue charging to bury a child.
NHS Lothian faces threat of cyber attacks due to ‘vulnerable’ IT system
NHS Lothian is still operating outdated computer systems despite last year’s crippling cyber attacks which exploited a flaw in the programme – making them Scotland’s most vulnerable health board to further attack.
Former Musselburgh teacher charts his MND battle in new book
Coming to terms with a terminal diagnosis is not easy but one man is using his experience of living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) to raise awareness of the condition and to bolster funds for its leading Scottish charity.