East Lothian

East Lothian

£1 million indoor trampoline arena coming to Musselburgh

A £1 million indoor trampoline arena is set to open in East Lothian.

Entertainment
The saltire is said to have adopted as the national symbol of Scotland following a battle near the present day village of Athelstaneford in East Lothian. Picture: Jon Savage/TSPL

East Lothian opens design competition to find new flag

Legend dictates it was in East Lothian the saltire was first adopted as Scotland’s national symbol.

Entertainment
Police hunt missing Bathgate man Dawid Wilkolek

Police hunt missing Bathgate man Dawid Wilkolek

Police Scotland is seeking the assistance of the public to help locate a missing man from Bathgate, whom friends and relatives are concerned about.

Our Region
Lothian cat rescue cancelled their event

Lothian cat rescue fundraiser cancelled ‘after council lost keys’

LOTHIAN cat rescue had to cancel their monthly fundraising bazaar after the local council lost the keys to the town hall it was due to take place.

Edinburgh
Hooded attackers in East Lothian assault schoolboy outside museum

Hooded attackers in East Lothian assault schoolboy outside museum

A 15-year-old boy was left seriously injured by three hooded attackers outside a museum in East Lothian.

Crime
Man charged following East Lothian thefts

Man charged following East Lothian thefts

Police in East Lothian have charged a man following a housebreaking and theft from a property in Haddington.

Edinburgh
The campaign aims to elimiate shoplifting

Partnership to eliminate shop lifting launched in East Lothian

Police have teamed up with retailers in the Preston, Seton and Gosford areas of East Lothian to launch a new partnership aimed at tackling shoplifting.

Edinburgh
Police executed a warrant after a tip off

Police in Prestonpans drug bust following tip-off

Police in East Lothian have recovered drugs worth around £7,000 from an address in Prestonpans.

Crime
Dopey workmen painted white road markings - on top of a large pile of horse poo.

The workmen were repainting two kilometers of white lines on the edges of the busy A198 outside of Longniddry, East Lothian.

Road markings painted over horse poo in East Lothian

DOPEY workmen painted white road markings – on top of a large pile of horse poo.

Transport
Cars stolen during spate of East Lothin house break-ins

Cars stolen during spate of East Lothin house break-ins

A HOST of properties were broken into and thieves helped themselves to vehicles in East Lothian.

Edinburgh
27-year-old arrested after Tranent break ins

27-year-old arrested after Tranent break ins

Police in East Lothian have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man hin connection with two housebreakings in the Tranent area.

Edinburgh
The fatal collision happened on the A1 near Gladsmuir. Picture; Google Maps

38-year-old man named as victim of fatal A1 crash

Police in East Lothian can now confirm the identity of a man who died following a road collision on the A1.

Edinburgh
The incident happened outside the B&M store in Musselburgh

Police called to incident outside B&M in Musselburgh

Police were called to an incident on Musselburgh High Street outside of the B&M store.

Edinburgh
Two charged in East Lothian police ‘day of action’

Two charged in East Lothian police ‘day of action’

Police in East Lothian have charged two people in connection with domestic abuse offences following a day of action by officers in East Lothian.

Edinburgh

Local churches show off Garden of Remembrance to mark the First World War

A stunning cascade of more than 6,000 knitted and crocheted poppies has lined the walls of a Scottish village church.

News
Edinburgh Council's preparation for winter - Fraser Stewart, a depot roadman, shovelling road salt

Thermal imaging kit to tackle winter weather in Edinburgh

A CRACK team of transport workers armed with new high-tech kit are set to keep Edinburgh moving over winter - and they say they are confident of coping with whatever the weather throws at them.

Transport
Police in East Lothian are appealing for information following the death of a man in Musselburgh last week.

Police appeal for information following Musselburgh death

Police in East Lothian are renewing their appeal for information following the death of Darran Everett in Musselburgh.

Musselburgh
Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Son who stole £144,000 from parents to fund gambling jailed

A callous gambler who stole £144,000 from his parents to fund his betting addiction has been jailed.

Crime
Woman charged for drug offences in Dunbar

Woman charged for drug offences in Dunbar

A 44-year-old woman has been charged with drug offences following the execution of a warrant at an address in Lammermuir Crescent, Dunbar.

Our Region
Police executed a warrant after a tip off

Two arrested after Musselburgh drugs bust

Police in East Lothian have arrested and charged two people under the Misuse of Drugs Act after a significant amount of controlled drugs were recovered in Musselburgh.

Crime
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