Is a Facial Worth the Fuss?

  For the beauty DIYer, we live in boom times. Between masks and eye strips, deep-cleaning products and YouTube videos on face massage, you can do a pretty good approximation of a facial in the privacy of your own home. So is going for a facial really worth the money and the fuss? I have a…

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Bubbles Beat Balloons Campaign Rises!

Longniddry Primary pupils are urging their local community to ditch balloon releases in favour of the more eco-friendly bubbles. Longniddry Primary School is a Silver Award Rights Respecting School. A Rights Respecting School not only ensures children’s rights are realised but also encourages young minds to become active and involved in school life and the wider…

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Coffee Cup Compost

North Berwick businesses cut waste, save money and make the grass grow greener! Every day seems to bring more shocking images of packaging in the environment harming wildlife. Many of us now ask what can I do to stop litter reaching the sea? Reduce, reuse and recycle is a familiar refrain but what can we…

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Time for an MOT on your Finances?

This summer, Scott Wallace opens his new financial planning office in North Berwick – the town he was born and bred in. Here, he gives some tips for carrying out your financial MOT. We all lead busy lives, yet we all want to do and achieve the things that are important to us. This often…

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Don’t You Just Love a Fête?

Quintessentially British, the village fête is a summer tradition that we love in East Lothian. Be it the traditional county fair or highland games, a village gala or a summer games day there’s sure to be something happening for you to enjoy! We’ve scoured the county for this summer’s events so all you have to…

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Summer Suitcase Edit

When it comes to packing for our summer holiday, some of us love it and some of us loathe it. Either way, there’s definitely an art to it, which many of us sadly do not possess. We either over-pack to the point of no return (cue the kitchen sink) or manage to forget the basics,…

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The Perfect Summer Cup

On hot sunny days, there’s nothing Brits love more than to sit in the garden sipping a summer cocktail festooned with fruit and sprigs of mint. This year there is a local contender for the perfect summer cup – Gullane Ripple. Created by the makers of Gullane Glögg, it is a refreshing blend of raspberries,…

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