ELC Land Management Rules Consultation

East Lothian Council intends making Land Management Rules for the Council’s Countryside sites, Parks, Nature Reserves & Greenspaces. These look to address growing concerns about the use of East Lothian outdoor spaces following the changing ways we are all using these spaces in light of the ongoing pandemic. East Lothian Council is committed to ensuring…Continue readingELC Land Management Rules Consultation

East Lothian Council’s Discretionary Fund Opens 3rd to 8th February

Do you know of any East Lothian businesses or self-employed people who have not yet qualified for any COVID-19-related support grant funding? Please make them aware that East Lothian Council’s Discretionary Fund will open for applications tomorrow, with a closing date of 5pm on Monday 8th February – so it’s very important that applications are…Continue readingEast Lothian Council’s Discretionary Fund Opens 3rd to 8th February

Ageing Well Activities for Over 50’s

The Ageing Well project promotes healthy lifestyles for people over 50 in East Lothian. The project is a partnership between NHS Lothian and East Lothian Council. The Ageing Well project aims to maintain and promote the physical and mental health, well being and quality of life for people over 50 in East Lothian through a…Continue readingAgeing Well Activities for Over 50’s

East Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

Help for those who are self-isolating for any reason is available on East Lothian Council website and includes: Self-isolation support grants Other financial support for individuals and businesses Access to emergency community food provision Warm clothing grants Crisis grants Winter fuel grants Mental health support Befriending via the Royal Voluntary Service Digital support   NHS…Continue readingEast Lothian Council Update:- Help Available During New Restrictions

East Lothian Council Shielding Response

East Lothian Council have set up a Shielding Response Team to provide support at a local level. If you receive the national Shielding letter they can help you respond to it and support you with any concerns or needs you have at this time. The team are trusted staff from East Lothian Council and East Lothian Health…Continue readingEast Lothian Council Shielding Response

Alchemy of Soil

Alchemy of Soil by Natalie Taylor Join us for the official opening event 30May followed by the film Symphony of the Soil Exhibition runs 23 May – 21 June 2015, 1 – 5pm, Monday – Sunday. Free. Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, EH42 1ER Natalie has created a powerful exhibition in response to the theme…Continue readingAlchemy of Soil

Winton Estate plans 2nd site tour for Pencaitland community

Last December Winton Estate took members of East Lothian Council and local community leaders from Pencaitland, New Winton and Ormiston on a site visit of the estate. The primary role of that visit was to allow the Estate to demonstrate what it currently does to generate income and discuss ideas for ways it may be…Continue readingWinton Estate plans 2nd site tour for Pencaitland community

Concerns raised over new tarmac laid in Lamberton Court & Bruce Grove

Last week contractors came to lay fresh tarmac at problem hotspots around Pencaitland. But some locals were concerned.Continue readingConcerns raised over new tarmac laid in Lamberton Court & Bruce Grove

Work on worst Pencaitland roads slated for 2013/14

As reported recently on this website, a number of residential roads around Pencaitland have fallen into very poor repair over the years. The good news is that some will shortly be tackled.Continue readingWork on worst Pencaitland roads slated for 2013/14

East Lothian Council bags four stars for website

East Lothian Council’s website has been rated as ‘four star’ in an independent survey of 433 local authority web services.Continue readingEast Lothian Council bags four stars for website