East Lothian Council

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An Outline Council Plan for a five year period, 2022-27 was agreed at a meeting held yesterday by East Lothian Council. It was further agreed that a final Council Plan will be presented for approval by the Council following the local government elections in May.

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East Lothian Council’s cabinet has agreed allocations targets for council houses for the next year. The main objective of the Allocations Policy is to meet the council’s legal obligations specified in allocations and homelessness legislation.

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East Lothian Council has published flood maps for Musselburgh. In May 2016, the East Lothian Council Cabinet approved the Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) for the Forth Estuary Local Plan District and confirmed a flood protection scheme for Musselburgh. Work has progressed to advance the flo

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East Lothian Council has noted the good progress made in achieving the aims of the Local Housing Strategy (LHS) 2018-2023, despite the challenges of COVID-19. The cabinet has also approved plans to carry out research and consultation to inform the production of a draft LHS for 2023-2028.

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East Lothian Council has pledged to ensure rent levels remain affordable for tenants as councillors agreed to updated financial and capital strategies for the next five years. The financial strategy aims to support an extensive transformation programme that protects essential services in the fa

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East Lothian Council leader Norman Hampshire outlines the local authority's reaction to the 4th draft National Planning Framework (NPF4). The draft NPF4 provides a spatial strategy and core planning policies to guide where development and infrastructure should go.

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East Lothian Council is making progress in housing three families initially in its response to the Afghan resettlement scheme. The council's cabinet met remotely yesterday to provide an update in relation to provisions being made to the earlier commitment to participate in the Afghan Relocation Assi

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Community groups across East Lothian can apply for grant funding to tackle inequalities from next week. East Lothian Council's One Council Partnership Fund is an annual revenue grant which can help cover the running costs and volunteer expenses for community projects, charities and third s

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East Lothian Council’s Planning Committee approved plans for three housing developments this week including an application by East Lothian Housing Association for 27 flats for social rent in Dunbar. The application, which is on the former garden ground at the St Andrews Centre on Bayswell Road

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A consultation on East Lothian Council's Draft Poverty Plan 2021-2023 has opened online following the approval of the document in June. The draft Plan has been drawn up by a multi-agency group including representatives from key council services, NHS Lothian and community and voluntary groups. It is

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East Lothian Council’s draft accounts for financial year 2020/21 and overall financial position at the end of the financial year (period to 31 March) were discussed at a council meeting last Tuesday.  The draft financial position set out at the end of March 2021, reflects additional COVID

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