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Musselburgh supermarket installs reverse vending machine for plastic bottles

An Iceland store in Musselburgh has become the first supermarket in Scotland to install a reverse vending machine that will pay customers to return drinks bottles for recycling in a bid to cut the amount of plastic waste polluting the environment.

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The Charles Phillips auction house at Wallyford Toll. Picture: Google

Fire fighters tackle blaze at East Lothian auction house

Fire fighters battled through the day to extinguish a serious blaze at an auction house in Wallyford Toll.

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The refurbished Fisherrow Centre in Musselburgh was the scene of the community meeting

Musselburgh health system on point of collapse, say residents

ANGRY patients in an East Lothian town have told harrowing stories of a local health system at the point of collapse.

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Thieves break into Musselburgh stores and steal car

Thieves break into Musselburgh stores and steal car

Two stores have been broken into as part of a crime spree in Musselburgh.

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Crowds flock to races for Musselburgh Ladies’ Day

Thousands of spectators donned their finest attire to attend Ladies’ Day at Musselburgh at the weekend.

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Musselburgh Race Course Manager Bill Farnsworth.

Musselburgh racecourse boss pays back funds in cash wrangle

EXTRAORDINARY details have emerged of a bitter pay row at the top of Musselburgh Racecourse as the 200-year-old venue fights for its future.

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Richard Selley's book deals with both the physical and emotional challenges of his disease. Picture: contributed

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.

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Wiremill Social Club, Musselburgh, Picture: Google

Barmaid who pocketed £18,000 of social club’s taking escapes jail

A BARMAID who embezzled thousands of pounds from a community social club has escaped a jail term.

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Musselburgh Racecourse, Picture: Johnson Press

Councillors take control of crisis-hit Musselburgh Racecourse

COUNCILLORS have seized control of crisis-hit Musselburgh Racecourse after a unanimous vote today behind closed doors.

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Cyclist injured in Musselburgh hit and run

Cyclist injured in Musselburgh hit and run

POLICe are appealing for information after a cyclsit was hit by a car in East Lothian.

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10 bizarre items we found during an Edinburgh beach clean

During a clean up of Fisherrow Beach in Musselbrugh we uncovered all manner of - often revolting - objects. Here are ten of the most notable finds.

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Musselburgh Racecourse, Picture: Johnson Press

Council accused of trying to seize control of Musselburgh Racecourse

ATTEMPTS by a council to sezie control of Musselburgh Racecourse could “almost certainly end in court action”, the head of the region’s racing syndicate has warned.

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Gunner Robert Begbie from Musselburgh

Love tragically lost on Valentine’s Day

IT was not under enemy fire, but under the surgeon’s knife in a British military hospital that Gunner Robert Begbie was fatally wounded while serving in the Great War.

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Royal Engineer and double amputee Micky Yule opn his winning skeleton run, Picture: SWNS

Musselburgh soldier is first double amputee to take on skeleton run

A SOLDIER who lost both his legs in a bomb blast has become the first double amputee to take on the skeleton run - and he defeated the five-time world champion.

Edinburgh
A Facebook post alleging children kicked a dog has been rubbished by police

Police confirm dog was ‘not attacked’ by schoolchildren in Musselburgh

POLICE have confirmed a dog at the centre of a viral Facebook appeal was “not attacked” by schoolchildren.

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The attempted robbery occurred on Monday.

Two arrested after Musselburgh drugs bust

Two people have been charged after police discovered a significant amount of Class A drugs in Musselburgh.

Crime
A charity tin and a till were stolen from the pizza chain.

Thieves steal till and charity tin from East Lothian Domino’s Pizza

A till and a charity tin were stolen in a raid on a Domino’s pizza shop in Musselburgh.

Crime
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.

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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.

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