Local News

No Action for East Lothian Roads

A Scottish Government Minister has revealed this week that the SNP Government will not assist East Lothian Council in repairing potholes in the area.

 

Police Numbers at 10 Year Low

Figures published by Police Scotland highlight that the number of police officers in the Lothians and Scottish Borders police force is at its lowest level in nearly decade.

Still no answers on 'Rural Tax'

Borderers are still in the dark about SNP plans to introduce a 'rural tax' on areas with new wind farms in Scotland.

Worries Grow Over Standardized P1 Testing

Education Secretary John Swinney has been urged to scrap testing for five-year olds in their first year of school. This comes after teachers and parents sent in dozens of complaints about the tests.