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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.

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.

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.

Dan Wallance won gold at the 'Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Swimming hero Dan Wallace suspended for drink driving

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Dan Wallace has been suspended by British Swimming and Scottish Swimming after pleading guilty to drink driving.

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Yvonne Fairholm is grateful for the help she received with Edie. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Mum thanks health staff for help with her ‘reluctant feeder’

The Evening News has teamed up with health chiefs to recognise the unsung heroes who help make a huge difference to the lives of people across the Lothians.

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North Berwick named best place to live in Scotland

ITS remarkable coastal scenery, highly regarded schools and thriving watersports industry have made it a haven for families and tourists alike.

Eileen Tweedi teeing off the first at North Berwick c.1936.

The pioneering ladies who brought women’s golf to the fore

They were the pioneering women who strived for parity between the sexes both on and off the course.

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Gin Head with Tantallon Castle in the background. Picture: Contributed.

Former WW1 radar station on market for £3.5m

It has been billed as the ultimate lair for a James Bond villain - a former WWII radar station on the market for a cool £3.5m.

Increase in Dolphin sightings have been reported in the Firth of Forth. Picture: Scottish Seabird Centre tour boat guide Gavin McDougall.

Warm weather leads to spate of dolphin sightings in Forth

Scots who have delayed donning their winter woollies in the midst of the sensational September heat wave and instead are packing buckets and spades to head to the seaside could be in for an unexpected bonus.

Rev Chris Kellock spent 101 days supporting military medical and support staff in Sierra Leone. Picture: Contributed

North Berwick army chaplain tells of Sierra Leone mercy trip

AN army chaplain was given just 24 hours notice before being deployed to Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone.

Ewan 'McGregor dropped in to a North Berwick ice cream parlour for a large scoop of gelato. Picture: contributed

Ewan McGregor visits North Berwick ice cream parlour

HE’S the Scots movie star currently in Edinburgh filming the long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting.

Lothian Buses will operate the East Lothian services.

Lothian Buses deal to save East Lothian services and jobs

THREATENED bus services in East Lothian have been saved following a rescue package from Lothian Buses.

The East Lothian town of North Berwick has regained its number one position from St Andrews. Picture: Derek Braid

North Berwick tops list as most expensive Scots seaside town

North Berwick has regained its status as Scotland’s most expensive seaside town with homes selling for an average of £327,124 last year.

Puffins on the Isle of May. Picture: Lorne Gill/SNH

Puffin Fest launches at Scottish Seabird Centre

IT is all about having fun – while also learning about the wonders of the humble puffin.

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The ferry will launch this weekend. Picture: Rob McDougall

Ferry between North Berwick and Fife to launch this weekend

A FERRY service across the Forth, based on the short voyage taken by pilgrims 1000 years ago, is to officially launch this weekend.

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Wakeboarding at Foxlake. Picture: Jon Savage

Cable wakeboarders converge on Dunbar for outdoor festival

TOP daredevils are preparing to make waves at Dunbar’s first and biggest outdoor festival.

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Lilah Revell joins the protest on North Berwick beach. Picture: Toby Williams

North Berwick beach car park plan sparks protest

IT is building up to be the battle of the beach.

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The Macdonald Marine Hotel Spa, North Berwick. Picture: supplied

North Berwick: Capital of relaxation

SOMETIMES you don’t have to go very far to get away from it all.

Duncan McLean died from a previously undiagnosed brain tumour. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Duncan McLean dies three days after brain tumour diagnosis

A 20-YEAR-OLD sportsman died three days after he was admitted to hospital – with an undiagnosed tumour half the size of his brain.


North Berwick beach wheelchair project shortlisted for award

A BEACH wheelchair project based in the Lothians has been shortlisted for a national award.

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