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11 min ago | Hawick Today

Landlines: Drilling is right on track

I drove to Pitlochry at the weekend and, apart from some drivers on the A9 making our own A7, A1 and Soutra racers seem almost sane, the most noticeable fact was how far behind spring drilling was once the Forth was crossed.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Tayburn secures 500,000 worth of new work

The Edinburgh company's business wins include heating maintenance provider CORGI HomePlan and East Lothian based investment management firm McInroy & Wood.

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Driver put on sex offenders register after Musselburgh incident

A pervert who shocked a teenage girl by performing a sex act on himself while driving his van has been placed on the sex offenders list.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Kelpies trip the light fantastic

The Kelpies, artist Andy Scott's 300-tonne, 98ft high horse head sculptures, have been launched at Helix Park, Falkirk, with a display by renowned pyrotechnic company Groupe F. Groupe F, which illuminated Paris's Eiffel Tower at the Millennium, unveiled the sculpture with light, flame and a pulsating sound performance.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

Arts News

A number of the world's leading pipers appear at a concert in the Town House at Haddington, East Lothian on Saturday, April 26. The concert - called 'Piping Up' - has been organised by Haddington Pipe Band in partnership with Cairdeas nam Piobairean, an initiative led by legendary piper and pipe maker Hamish Moore.

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Eastlothian Today

Community beach clean at North Berwick

Volunteers are being recruited to remove marine litter from the beach at North Berwick on Saturday, April 19, from 11am-1pm.

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Eastlothian Today

Consultation on proposed Cockenzie substation

East Lothian residents are being asked for their views on the proposed construction of an electricity substation on land near the coal store at the decommissioned Cockenzie Power Station.

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Radio star rewards Prestonpans learners

Forth One presenter Arlene Stuart was special guest at an event at the Pennypit in Prestonpans, which honoured a group of East Lothian learners.

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Sunday Herald

Teacher asks to be removed from professional register

A PRIMARY school teacher has been removed from the professional teaching register at her request after admitting to being incompetent at her job.

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Galloway Today

The Traprain Treasure at Whithorn

A treasure trove of silver once used as the centre piece for 5th century late Roman banquets has gone on display at the Whithorn Story.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Pagan/Wiccan

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Man faces new trial over 1977 World's End murders

A MAN who was cleared of the 1977 World's End murders faces standing trial again following a ruling by judges.

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Scotsman.com

Spectacular pyrotechnics to bring Kelpies to life

SPECIAL effects including towering flames of fire, huge light and video projections and a soundtrack of real horses will be deployed to bring Scotland's giant "Kelpies" sculptures to life this week.

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Eastlothian Today

Concorde celebrates 10th birthday at East Fortune

The National Museum of Flight's star exhibit, Concorde G-BOAA, marks its 10th anniversary at East Fortune this weekend.

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Film-makers of tomorrow in Musselburgh premiere

East Lothian audiences are invited to join the filmmakers of tomorrow on the red carpet for 'John Muir - The Schools Film Premiere' later this month.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Eastlothian Today

National award for East Lothian landlord service

It took the title 'Best Landlord Services - Local Authorities and Not for Profit Organisations 2013/14' at the UK Landlord Accreditation Partnership awards ceremony, held on March 28 in London.

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Berwickshire News

Prisoners given tools to assist community

Local Tools Shed coordinator Angela Davies, Dunbar Primary School pupils Ava Thornburn, Rowan Robertson , with James Shields, regimes manager at HMP Edinburgh, and Nick Donaghey, Dunbar Garden Centre manager, and local Tools Shed coordinator Andrew Davies .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Eastlothian Today

Tranent walker's charity sequel

A Tranent man's modest birthday celebration has turned into a major charity fundraiser that has captured the imagination of the community.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Eastlothian Today

'Final chance' to save Port Seton gala

Under-threat Cockenzie and Port Seton Gala has been granted a short reprieve to allow villagers more time to sign up to help.

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Dunbar donations will allow prisoners to repair tools

Green-fingered East Lothian residents are being invited to spring clean their sheds and allow female prisoners to refurbish old tools for community use.

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East Lothian sees drop in violence and disorder in new force's first year

Crimes of violence and disorder across the Lothians and Borders fell in the first year of the new Scottish police force, it has been revealed.

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