East Lothian churches have supported a call to help homeless people in the county during a meeting in Musselburgh this week. Around 40 people from all parts of the region agreed a plan to set up a starter pack project to provide basic household essentials to people as they settle in the community fo
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Alastair Cameron Scottish Churches Housing Action (SCHA) has organised a meeting to establish a starter packs service for homeless people in East Lothian.
(from left) Elaine Byrne, director, Scotland’s Housing Network; James Coutts, service development and support manager, East Lothian Council; Ilene Campbell, chief executive, TIS East Lothian Council has achieved a Gold accreditation for scrutiny from TIS in partnership with Scotland’s Housing Ne
A development of 140 flats on part of the site of the former Tesco store in Musselburgh has been approved by East Lothian Council's Planning Committee. Permission in principle for a mixed-use development on part of the former Brunton Wire Works was granted in September 2008 and out of that developme
East Lothian is set to benefit from substantial new investment from the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region (ESESCR) Deal, councillors were told this week. The Heads of Terms for the £600 million deal, signed by six local authorities and Westminster and Scottish governments last month, s
Councillors in East Lothian have given the go-ahead to plans for 120 new homes in Ormiston, of which 30 will be affordable housing. The plans were originally turned down by councillors in January 2015, but that decision was overturned on appeal by a Scottish Government Reporter.
Plans for the Fenton Gait development Two developments in the village of Gullane have been given the green light following positive verdicts at a recent planning committee.
A 29 year old woman has been issued with an Interim Antisocial Behaviour Order that bans her from acting in an antisocial manner in and around her Dunbar home. The Interim ASBO was granted by Edinburgh Sheriff Court on May 23 against Chithara Coetzee of Ashgrove, Dunbar, following an application fro
East Lothian Council has granted planning permission for 107 homes at Aberlady. The proposed development is to be delivered by Cruden Homes on land owned by Wemyss and March Estates.
East Lothian councillors have agreed to submit the council’s Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) to Scottish Ministers for examination. A blueprint for potential development across East Lothian for the next 10 years, the LDP was agreed at a meeting of full council yesterday to send the plan to S
East Lothian Council will mark the completion of its latest council housing development when 11 new homes at Dunbar’s Hallhill estate are handed over to the council at the end of March. These latest properties at Hallhill, which is on the outskirts of Dunbar, complete the council’s plan to build
A 22 year old man has been banned for 24 months from disturbing his neighbours by acting in an anti-social manner in and around his Tranent flat. An Anti-Social Behaviour Order was (ASBO) was granted by Edinburgh Sherriff Court on March 2 against Lewis Williams of Northfield, Tranent, following an a
Willie Innes East Lothian Council has called for government action to help mitigate the impact of Universal Credit on people living in the county.
East Lothian Council yesterday agreed a budget which includes an £85 million housing investment as West Lothian Council became the fourth local authority to announce a voluntarily freeze of the basic rate of Council Tax.
Alison Johnstone Universal Credit has caused a 20 per cent rise in rent arrears from East Lothian Council tenants in just three months since it was introduced, a report has found.