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East Lothian

(lō`thēən), council area (1993 est. pop. 85,640), 262 sq mi (677 sq km), and former county, SE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of East Lothian became (1975) part of the new Lothian region, but the region was dissolved in 1996 and the council area of East Lothian was created. The county of East Lothian was formerly known as Haddington or Haddingtonshire.

East Lothian

a council area and historical county of E central Scotland, on the Firth of Forth and the North Sea: part of Lothian region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Haddington. Pop.: 91 090 (2003 est.). Area: 678 sq. km (262 sq. miles)
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East Lothian Council say the chimney became blocked when the family used the wrong type of fuel.
East Lothian Council said the proposal had been approved by their cabinet and would now go to a "variety of parties" for agreement.
Yesterday furious Councillor Pat O'Brien said the matter was in the hands of East Lothian Council lawyers.
Michael, 30, a father-of-three from Prestonpans, was stunned when East Lothian Council officials told him that, since he was leaving the forces voluntarily, he could expect no help in getting a council house.
Residents have sent a petition to East Lothian Council, urging them to rehouse the thug who they said is waging a campaign of terror against them.
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The Old Golf Course, which is now managed by SportPlus on behalf of East Lothian Council, was originally a seven-hole course.
that the course, which is owned and run by East Lothian Council, increased turnover by 13 per cent to pounds 2.
pounds 20,000 to East Lothian Council for Wallyford CCTV.
But East Lothian Council held back after they were contacted by Blue Circle about an extension to the firm's cement works and quarry.
East Lothian Council said the school would remain closed for the remainder of the day while the artillery was disposed of.

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