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Economy’s our focus

The new political rulers East Lothian  council have said  improving the  local economy and council money finances their  first priority.

In his first talk to the local police as leader of the of the labour/conservative/ independent    
coalition labour councillor willie innes said on tuesday that a suite of policies would support and develop East Lothian jobs.

Prentice to run buses !

A HADDINGTON -based company has been awarded the contract to run buses routs which are due to be  axed by the first of June . From July the second , Prentice coaches Ltd will take over the 121 Haddington -North Berwick service and 123 Gifford  circle


                                                                                                 By Mirren


ROYAL air force dare devils come back to the national museum of flights annual airshow this summer for the first five years.  the team was last at the airshow in 2007. in addition to new jets:ROYAL navy sea king,search and rescue helicopter,KING Air RAF,P51 MUSTANG,Tiger moth biplane,1941 Sea fury aircraft and lots more! there will be extiting aerobatic displays from RV8 roosters and SWIP.

schools battle for bragging rights!

Four schools have been fighting for the last few weeks for the senior boys cup final.The tournament has been organized by Ross high’s Dave Sands.The kick off is at 1.15pm the schools are Ross high,Preston lodge,North berwick high and knox academy.The finalists are Ross high and Knox academy the runners up are North berwick high and Preston lodge.

By Rohan and cameron!

Nicole has a quick butchers at county

HOLLYWOOD glamour is coming to the county as filmmakers scout potential shooting location in East Lothian. Stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth are due to begin filming scenes for the railway man at North Bewick while actor Malcolm  McDowell is rumoured to be considering another East Lothian location as the setting for his new film, The Monster Butler.

Young police officer claims coveted prize

Kerry gallagher,24,the youngest police lady to get a bravery award. She got this award for motivation and comittment from the chief mark williams commander of east lothian. Kerry received this price at musselburgh police  station. She is based at musselburgh police station and was one of several county officers who received awards.

By John c and David h

Cooking for the Queen!!!

Some p6 pupils from Pencaitland Primary school have been preparing a meal in a competition to present to the queen for her diamond jubilee.They have very busy and working hard.

16 teams are waiting to see if they have been chosen to cook  for the queen in London.Only 4 teams can go head to head! All 16 teams have been invited to Buckingham Palace to hear the results.Every contestant has been taught by VisenAneden who is a very good chef. Making Wild boar sausages, potato croquetts and apple crumble in a spoon was very hard!

Camilla asked lots of questions and loved the food. She was very interested about East Lothian.

                                                      By Emma Hamilton and Amy McConnachie


Local News Reports

A  10 year old girl has raised £730 for the hospital where her grandmother is being treated for cancer.

   Rebecca Glen, who is in p6 at Ormiston Primary, followed the Ormiston- Pencaitland railway walk to fundraise for ward 1 at Edinburgh’s western  General Hospital where her grandmother Christine Glen receives chemotherapy.

Since Mrs Glen, 57 was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011 Rebecca who lives in Tranent has pledged to do a  fundraiser every year. Last year she raised £232 by holding a  week-long book fair at her school.

Her grandmother, who lives on george cresent,  Ormiston with husband Kenny is tackling cancer for the second time.


We are so proud of   Rebecca 

By Jennifer Watt and Casey Flett