News Release: Consultation on new development plan

East Lothian Council is seeking the views of residents and others on future land-use and development in East Lothian as it prepares a new Local Development Plan.

The plan will eventually replace the East Lothian Local Plan 2008.

Councillor Barry Turner, the Council’s planning spokesman said: “The Council is interested in hearing the views of everyone with an interest in East Lothian. We want to know what aspirations you have for the way your area might develop over the next ten years or so, and what planning issues you think may need to be addressed in the new plan. Continue reading “News Release: Consultation on new development plan”

FLIP: a group for parents and carers of children with additional support needs

FLIP (Family-led information point) is a group for parents and carers of children with additional support needs.

It offers members the chance to share experiences and knowledge and information about services and support for children with additional support needs and their families. FLIP normally meets once a month or so to discuss what’s happening.

Find out more about FLIP. 

Visit FLIP on Facebook

This “multipost” has been added to all school eduBuzz sites on behalf of Lisa Shine, Service Development Officer, ELC Children’s Services, to help raise awareness of this new service amongst East Lothian parents.

Official opening in the news

The Scottish Government yesterday announced the opening of our new, environmentally friendly school.

Windygoul Primary, in Tranent, provides education from nursery through to primary 7. The single-storey, eco-friendly building has been designed to minimise energy use and provide a healthy internal environment.

And the Evening News reports on the official opening by Alex Salmond:

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond today opened a new “eco-school” in the Lothians and declared it would make youngsters more environmentally aware.