East Lothian

East Lothian

Pictures show devastating impact plastic has on Forth wildlife

FROM a baby seal surrounded by plastic waste to a gannet tangled up in a coil of twine, these pictures show the devastating impact humans can wreak on their local wildlife.

Edinburgh
A significant amount was stolen from a property in Dunbar

Five-figure sum stolen in Dunbar robbery

Police in East Lothian are appealing for information after a high-value housebreaking in the Wilson Road area of Dunbar.

Crime
A man has been arrested following a drugs bust.

Man held over heroin haul in East Lothian

A MAN has been arrested in East Lothian for having a four-figure sum worth of heroin.

Crime
Readers have had their say on a hot topic.

Readers give their opinion on the best Scotch pie in the Lothians

Edinburgh Evening News readers have taken to social media to share their favourite pie shop.

Edinburgh 4
Virgin are expecting delays until 10:30

Virgin East Coast ‘expecting some delays’ to services running North

Virgin Trains have warned passengers travelling North on their services to expect delays.

Edinburgh
Gullane Primary School where the theft was carried out. Picture: Google Maps

Man charged with stealing £6000 of equipment from primary school

A MAN has been arrested and charged in connection with a break-in at Gullane Primary School in which computing and camera equipment worth around £6000 was stolen.

Our Region
Picture: Jane Barlow

Musselburgh Racecourse given go ahead for New Year’s Day race

CRISIS-hit Musselburgh Racecourse has been given the go-ahead to stage one of their flagship race days.

Musselburgh
Archie Wright with all the food he managed to buy. Picture: Contributed

9-year-old boy collects cash to buy supplies for food banks

MINI marvel Archie Wright is the toast of his home town – after spreading some Christmas cheer by collecting donations for food banks.

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Dr Bill Sanderson is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Life and Earth Science, at Heriot-Watt University

New Seabird Centre trustees fit the bill

Conservation and education charity The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick has appointed two new trustees.

News
£1 million indoor trampoline arena coming to Musselburgh

£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
The number of rapes reported to police is on the rise.

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
The number of rapes reported to police is on the rise.

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
A man has been arrested following a drugs bust.

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
The number of rapes reported to police is on the rise.

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
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