East Lothian



EDF extends operating life at East Lothian nuclear plant

The Torness nuclear power station in East Lothian which produces enough power for two million homes is to remain operational for at least an extra seven years, operator EDF has announced.

Published 16 February 2016

Plans unveiled for over 100 homes in Aberlady

Proposals have been put forward by Cruden Homes to deliver 105 homes at Aberlady.

Published 16 February 2016

Plans submitted for £2m Prestonpans Health Centre extension

Final proposals for a £2 million extension and refurbishment of Prestonpans Health Centre have been submitted to East Lothian Council for approval.

Published 10 February 2016

Governments commit to £1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal

Partners behind the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal hope to have a deal agreed by early next year after both the UK and Scottish governments showed their commitment to the £1 billion project.

Published 30 November 2015

Local businesses offered roles in delivering East Lothian affordable housing development

A rallying call has been issued for local businesses to grab themselves a role on a new affordable housing development, which is the first of its kind in East Lothian.

Published 5 November 2015

Morrison Construction to build £72m East Lothian hospital

Morrison Construction has been named preferred contractor by hub South East Scotland on behalf of NHS Lothian for the £72 million construction of the new East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington.

Published 6 October 2015

Plans submitted for £72m East Lothian Community Hospital

NHS Lothian has submitted plans for the new £72 million East Lothian Community Hospital to be built on the site of the current Roodlands Hospital in Haddington.

Published 2 October 2015

Cockenzie Power Station chimney stacks razed to the ground

The explosive demolition of Cockenzie Power Station, comprising the twin chimney stacks and turbine hall, was carried out by ScottishPower on Saturday.

Published 28 September 2015

Esh unveils completed Gullane Golf Club project

Gullane Golf Club was able to tee off as host of this year’s Scottish Open by showcasing the results of a major clubhouse renovation.

Published 17 September 2015

QMU unveils plans for £80m innovation hub

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has submitted a Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) to East Lothian Council for an £80 million commercial and innovation hub on the land surrounding its Musselburgh campus.

Published 8 September 2015

£1bn Edinburgh and South East of Scotland City Region deal bid to be submitted

The £1 billion Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland City Region deal will reach a major milestone today as the six bid partners submit their proposal to the Westminster and Scottish governments.

Published 4 September 2015

East Lothian Council to develop plans for disused Cockenzie Power Station site

East Lothian Council has pledged to develop a masterplan to secure the future of the former Cockenzie Power Station following two failed bids to develop the site.

Published 26 August 2015

Business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.

Published 14 August 2015

Date set for Cockenzie chimneys demolition

The date for the controlled explosive demolition of the Cockenzie Power Station chimney stacks has been confirmed as Saturday 26th September.

Published 14 July 2015

Cala Homes gets green light for Haddington development

Cala Homes has been given planning permission for a development of 376 new homes at Letham Mains on the west side of Haddington in East Lothian.

Published 9 June 2015