Local News

Traffic Warden return is welcomed

Reported in today's East Lothian Courier, Councillor Michael Veitch welcomes the return of Traffic Wardens to East Lothian.

Council Tax centralisation blow

In her column for the East Lothian Courier, Rachael Hamilton MSP outlines that the Scottish Government plans to centralise Council Tax will be a blow to East Lothian.

Kerevan should concentrate on the day job

Writing in the East Lothian Courier, Association Chairman Tim Jackson says that local MP George Kerevan and his SNP colleagues should concentrate on the day job.

Congratulations to the new Aberdeenshire councillors

The East Lothian Conservative and Unionist Association would like to congratulate Iain Taylor and Colin Clark on winning the recent Aberdeenshire Council by-elections. Colin Clark won in Inverurie and District with a gain from the Liberal Democrats, while Iain Taylor was elected in Banff and District in a gain from the SNP.

The SNP should start concentrating on the day job

In a letter to the East Lothian Courier, Association Chairman Tim Jackson says it's time that George Kerevan MP and his SNP colleagues started concentrating on the day job.

Councillor Michael Veitch enters a new chapter

It is with very mixed feelings that we announce that Councillor Michael Veitch will be standing down at next year's Council elections.  East Lothian's loss will be very much Northumberland's gain as Michael is to become a minister.

SNP housing plans would be a disaster for East Lothian

Writing in today's East Lothian Courier, Councillor Michael Veitch says SNP housing plans would be a disaster for East Lothian and that the blame for the pressure to build more housing in Musselburgh must lie with the Scottish Government.

SNP Boundary Change claims untrue

Writing in today's East Lothian Courier, Association Chairman, Tim Jackson, refutes the SNP's boundary change claims.