East Lothian Council

City Region Deal provides help for family support services across South East Scotland

Intensive family support services across South East Scotland are receiving a boost from the City Region Deal.

Published 21 October 2020

Planning permission secured for 270 new homes in Haddington

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland and Mactaggart & Mickel have secured detailed planning permission from East Lothian Council for a residential development on land at Letham Holdings in Haddington.

Published 9 October 2020

East Lothian Council partners with People’s Energy to tackle fuel poverty

East Lothian Council has today launched a new project which will offer affordable, sustainable and fair energy for all residents as part of a joint commitment to help eradicate fuel poverty.

Published 20 August 2020

Permission granted for 250 homes in Whitecraig but North Berwick care village refused

East Lothian Council has granted full planning permission for a 250-home development in Whitecraig, while an application for a care village at North Berwick was rejected.

Published 20 August 2020

Views sought on council housing plan for former Fa’side Lodge site

East Lothian Council is seeking views on its proposal to turn the site of a former care home in Tranent into a development of new council homes.

Published 5 August 2020

Councillors approve new housing developments in Macmerry, Dunbar and Blindwells

East Lothian Council has granted planning permission in principle plans for 142 new homes to the northwest of Macmerry

Published 25 June 2020

£3m community partnership funding awarded to East Lothian organisations

Almost £3 million of community partnership funding has been awarded to third sector and other community organisations in East Lothian for 2020/21.

Published 2 June 2020

New biodiversity and sustainability standards agreed for East Lothian homes

East Lothian Council has approved a document which sets out design standards for new housing developments in the region, including ensuring developments are as close to carbon neutral as possible and take into account biodiversity and the environment.

Published 29 May 2020

New affordable homes set for Tranent as council approves raft of housing applications

East Lothian Council has granted detailed planning permission for the first of three affordable housing developments on the Windygoul site in Tranent.

Published 20 May 2020

East Lothian chief executive thanks community for COVID-19 support

Monica Patterson, chief executive of East Lothian Council, has thanked the region's resilient community groups for their ongoing support during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 5 May 2020

East Lothian Council approves 2020/21 budget

East Lothian Council approved its 2020/21 budget yesterday agreeing an increase in council tax of 4.84%.

Published 4 March 2020

East Lothian agrees £174m council housing investment

Councillors in East Lothian have agreed to spend more than £174 million over the next five years on building new council housing and modernising existing stock.

Published 26 February 2020

East Lothian Council approves climate change strategy

A five-year strategy to tackle the climate crisis has been approved by East Lothian Council.

Published 22 January 2020

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland secures planning for new homes in Wallyford

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has secured detailed planning permission from East Lothian Council for the development of 69 new homes at St Clements Wells in Wallyford.

Published 16 January 2020

Former North Lanarkshire housing lead Monica Patterson set for East Lothian chief executive role

Monica Patterson has been named preferred candidate for the role of East Lothian Council’s new chief executive.

Published 20 December 2019