East Lothian


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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 Labour MSP Iain Gray said it should serve as warning to the rest of the country.
The appointment of Pinsent Masons, one of the UK's largest law firms, was welcomed by the Lothian Racing Syndicate and East Lothian Council.
And earlier this year, he was taken to court by Bank of Scotland who wanted to seize his previous home in Longniddry, East Lothian.
Sheriff McIntyre acknowledged that O'Connor, of East Lothian, was not involved in the supply of drugs and imposed a community payback order of 200 hours' unpaid work to be completed within six months.
In a sheltered spot, this park is a great base for sightseeing around East Lothian, or with public transport from the gates of the park you could take the scenic bus route into Edinburgh, stopping at some of East Lothian's delightful villages on the way.
He said graveyard space in East Lothian could run out within decades and a freeze drying plant was being considered.
A group of 15-year-old students from Musselburgh Grammar School on the new site at Craighall, East Lothian
Hazel Davies, sales and marketing director of Cruden Homes, said: "We have a long and established history in East Lothian and we are absolutely delighted to be now underway at two new developments in this hugely popular location.
The teacher at Whitecraig School in Musselburgh made the request after the news broke about principal Andrew Melville, East Lothian Council stated.
But East Lothian Council is refusing to name or discipline the unnamed female teacher who took the decision to strip the newspapers from the village shop's shelves.
Musselburgh's plans were approved by East Lothian Council in March 2006, but a public inquiry was called by the Scottish Executive after a raft of objections, mainly from local residents.
Having won the league title last month East Lothian grabbed their place in history by destroying hosts West Lothian 87-68 in the cup final at the Inveralmond Stadium in Livingston.

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