Local News

Room for improvement on ambulance calls

East Lothian Scottish Parliament Candidate, Rachael Hamilton, calls on the Scottish Ambulance Service to look closely at resources and priorities in East Lothian.

Councillor Veitch criticises Scottish Government planning appeal system

New guidelines to make it harder for developers to overturn East Lothian Council objections to “inappropriate” housing plans have been brought in.  These guidelines will “add weight” to any objections made by the council if developers appeal the council’s decision with the Scottish Government.

Hearing Aid project congratulated by Cllr. Tim Day

Councillor Tim Day has congratulated a joint project between NHS Lothian, East, West & Midlothian Councils & City of Edinburgh Council.  The project to make it easier for people to access hearing aid batteries has recently won an award at the Scottish Sensory Awards.

Excellent news on Torness

Writing in the East Lothian Courier, Association Chairman Tim Jackson, welcomes the decision to extend the life of Torness Power Station.