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  East Lothian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East Lothian (Lodainn an Ear in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a lieutenancy Area.
East Lothian Life is an independent quarterly glossy magazine produced by a PR company based in Dunbar and sold by subscription and in newsagents.
East Lothian • Fife ;• Inverness-shire ;• Kincardineshire ;• Kinross-shire ;• Kirkcudbrightshire ;• Lanarkshire ;• Midlothian ;• Moray ;• Nairnshire ;• Orkney ;• Peeblesshire ;• Perthshire ;• Renfrewshire ;• Ross and Cromarty • Roxburghshire ;• Selkirkshire ;• Shetland ;• Stirlingshire ;• Sutherland ;• West Lothian ;• Wigtownshire
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Lothian   (768 words)

 Details of East Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
East Lothian was in the forefront of the Agricultural Revolution during the 18th and 19th centuries when landowners reclaimed land, enclosed fields, introduced crop rotations and created planned estate villages such as Ormiston.
Formerly known as Haddingtonshire, East Lothian was one of the four districts of Lothian region between 1975 and 1996.
East Lothian's economy is focused on agriculture and farm land occupies 88% of the council's territory.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/councils/councildetails11.html   (803 words)

 East Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As Berwick & East Lothian, Labour held this seat from 1945 to 1951 to be replaced by the Tories from 1951 to 1966.
The new Tory MP for Berwickshire & East Lothian was Michael Kerr, Earl of Ancram, the son and heir of the Marquis of Lothian.
There may even be some in East Lothian who reacted with a wry smile when Isobel Lindsay was, much to her disgust, rejected by Rosemary McKenna's Network cabal as an approved Labour candidate for the Scottish Parliament.
www.alba.org.uk /scot99constit/s06.html   (1459 words)

 East Lothian at War,Scotland during World War II,Britain during WWII,life during WWII,WWII history
Right from the start, East Lothian was in the front line and the county was to play an important part in the war effort throughout the war, as home to many units carrying out essential training, both airborne and ground, including troops from Poland.
East Lothian also played an important part in the secret war, listening into the enemy radio messages, training members of the Special Operations Executive, and also being chosen as the location for deception operations which played a vital part in the success of the Normandy landings on D-Day, 6 June 1944.
East Lothian also played a very important part in the fighting of the food front, which is hardly surprising for such a predominantly agricultural area.
www.eastlothianatwar.co.uk   (484 words)

 East Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Her selection for East Lothian in 2001 was a surprise as she was, and remains, largely unknown in the constituency.
He is the Convener of East Lothian SNP and lives in Dunbar with his wife Sharron his son Scott and daughter Kirsty.
This new constituency consists of the whole of the old East Lothian seat with the addition of four wards from the old Edinburgh East and Musselburgh seat and one ward that was shared between the two constituencies.
www.alba.org.uk /nextge/eastlothian.html   (818 words)

 :: East Lothian Courier >> Covering Helensburgh, Cardross, Kirkmichael and Churchill ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
EAST Lothian Council has joined a united front against high pressure ship-to-ship crude oil transfers in the Forth after harbour bosses gave contingency plans the green light.
East Lothian Council leader Norman Murray said: “We are deeply disappointed with this development which effectively means that Forth Ports can start these high-risk crude oil transfers in the Firth of Forth.
Convenor of the East Lothian Green Party Abbie Marland, said: “Forth Ports have repeatedly avoided the key issues of environmental impact and adequate risk analysis.
www.eastlothiancourier.com /?module=displaystory&story_id=1618&format=html   (641 words)

 East Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Girlguiding East Lothian is part of Girlguiding UK which is the largest voluntary organisation for girls and young women in the UK.
East Lothian is on the east coast of Scotland.
There are many units in East Lothian, who do lots of different activities from camps to chocolate badges, from first aid to community action.
www.girlguidingeastlothian.org.uk   (81 words)

 East Lothian - Search Results - MSN Encarta
East Lothian, unitary authority, southeastern Scotland, on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth; Haddington is the administrative center.
The region of Lothian was created in 1975 but was dissolved in 1996.
Rennie, John (1761-1821), British civil engineer, born in Haddington County (now East Lothian County), Scotland, and educated at the University of...
encarta.msn.com /East+Lothian.html   (110 words)

 East Lothian (Scottish Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East Lothian is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
The region covers the Dumfries and Galloway council area, the Scottish Borders council area, the South Ayrshire council area, part of the East Ayrshire council area, part of the East Lothian council area, part of the Midlothian council area, part of the North Ayrshire council area and part of the South Lanarkshire council area.
The East Lothian constituency was created at the same time as the Scottish Parliament, in 1999, with the name and boundaries of an existing Westminster constituency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Lothian_(Scottish_Parliament_constituency)   (384 words)

 East Lothian Yeomanry
In 1863, Sgt. Edward Richard Sharman and family moved to Haddington, Scotland which is in the county of East Lothian where he became the Drill Sergeant for the East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry and served in that position until his death on May 2, 1873.
The East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry, established in 1797, continued under that title until 1888 when the Regiment was re-named the” Lothians and BerwickshireYeomanry Cavalry” and in 1908 to the “Lothians and Borderhorse Cavalry.”
East Lothian Yeomanry Cavalry, but in 1888 its title was changed to the Lothians and Berwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry.
www.frontiernet.net /~rsharman/eastlothianyeomanry.htm   (248 words)

 East of Scotland Golf Tourism - Golfers Guide to Scotland's Historic Heartland
But the county of East Lothian, sometimes called the Cradle of Golf, is not just about links golf - it has a superb collection of inland and parkland courses that guarantee an enjoyable variety of golfing challenges.
Hotels in East Lothian are well geared to the needs of the golfer and our featured hotel is one of the best.
Edinburgh airport is only 40 minutes and East Lothian is also right on the doorstep of the new Superfast ferry route from Zeebrugge to Rosyth, so is extremely convenient for visitors from Northern Europe.
www.eastofscotlandgolf.com /eastlothian.php   (429 words)

 GENUKI: East Lothian
East Lothian (or Haddingtonshire as it was formerly known) is a county in the south-east of Scotland, bounded on the west by Midlothian, on the north and east by the Firth of Forth and the North Sea, and on the south by Berwickshire.
In the southern part of the county are the Lammermuir hills, in the north the land is generally flat and fertile.
Deeds relating to East Lothian compiled by J. Wallace-James and published at Haddington in 1899 (61 pages) is available on microfilm through LDS family history centres around the world.
www.clerkington.plus.com /GENUKI/ELN   (1233 words)

It is said that Lothian was for 400 years (560 – 960 and perhaps a good deal later) an integral part of England, forming the northern half of the Northumbrian kingdom of Bernicia.
century on the cession of Lothian in AD 1020 to the Scottish King and the jurisdiction of the Bishop of St. Andrews was established in this district.
Kentigern was succeeded in Lothian by Baldred, one of his disciples, who appears to have been the first Christian priest in east Lothian.
www.haddingtoncc.org.uk /firstmill.htm   (1144 words)

 About East Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
East Lothian is one of the driest and sunniest parts of Scotland, noted for its fertile fields, sandy shore, and many golf courses.
The castles of East Lothian were always a source of danger for later invaders and survived until the days of powerful artillery.
Today, as that concept becomes reality, East Lothian extends the hand of friendship, not only to all the citizens of Europe, but to other visitors from overseas who wish to enjoy all the outstanding holiday and sports facilities that the county has to offer.
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 East Lothian U3A home page
East Lothian U3A is a member of the Third Age Trust and a registered charity.
Founded in 1999, it is the second largest of 20 separate U3As in Scotland.
East Lothian U3A is run by a committee elected by the membership.
www.eastlothianu3a.org.uk /index.htm   (74 words)

 Welcome to East Lothian Holiday Lets - Main Page
This luxury holiday house is set in the beautiful East Lothian village of Gullane.
East Lothian is also an ideal location for a golfing holiday in Scotland - just yards away are the three excellent golf courses in Gullane itself, Muirfield is less than 5 minutes away and there are other great courses close by - North Berwick, Dunbar, Craigielaw and Kilspindie to name a few.
Gullane is situated 18 miles east of Edinburgh, with its wealth of museums, galleries and historic sights.
www.eastlothianholidaylets.co.uk   (307 words)

 East Lothian Biodiversity
East Lothian's coastline has a great diversity of wild habitat and much of the coast is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
More information about each habitat can be found in the relevant coastal action plan (or elsewhere in the East Lothian Biodiversity Action plan).
East Lothian's coastline is, arguably, one of the county's greatest natural assets, attracting people as well as wildlife.
www.eastlothianbiodiversity.org.uk /habitat_c_intro.htm   (550 words)

 Golf East Lothian Links
The East of Scotland Golf Alliance, a portal website for golf in Fife (St. Andrews), Angus and Dundee (Carnoustie) and Perthshire (Gleneagles) regions.
East Lothian accommodation and golf package features four golf courses in the area.
Sailing from Rosyth in Fife on the East Coast of Scotland to Zeebrugge in Belgium.
www.golfeastlothian.com /links.asp   (558 words)

 East Lothian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On a recent first-time visit to a house at Gifford, East Lothian, I noted that as well as the numbered address as used by the occupants it bore a sign with the name 'Carminstan'.
A thought-provoking and wide-ranging survey of East Lothian, it drew on Mr Patterson's extensive knowledge of places and place-names in that toponymically rich but neglected county.
late Roman period) East Lothian was already a relatively treeless and intensively farmed and managed countryside, with those place-names containing elements meaning ‘tree' or ‘wood' showing that these must have been rare enough to serve as a distinguising feature.
www.st-andrews.ac.uk /institutes/sassi/spns/CtEastL.htm   (627 words)

 East Lothian Poorhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The East Lothian Combination comprised the 15 parishes of Aberlady, Bolton, Cockburnspath, Dirleton, Dunbar, Garvald, Innerwick, North Berwick, Oldhamstocks, Prestonkirk, Spott, Stenton, Whitekirk, Whittingham and Yester, later joined by Athelstaneford, Ayton, Coldingham, Eyemouth, Longformacus, and Morham.
The East Lothian poorhouse was built in 1864 on a 4.5-acre site at East Linton, Prestonkirk.
East Lothian entrance lodge from the east, 2001.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/EastLothian/EastLothian.shtml   (204 words)

 East Lothian History And Information
A new campus of Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University College is being built in Musselburgh.
Musselburgh has a railway station situated on the North Berwick Line.Other tqwns in the county to find property are Athelstaneford,Auldhame, Ballencrieff, Bolton, Cockenzie, Dirleton, Drem, is a small village it is approximately 20 miles east of Edinburgh and is close to Haddington and North Berwick it has a railway station.
Here you will find the West Fenton Aerodrome later to be called the Gullane Aerodrome during the second world war the Aerodrome became RAF Drem, this became the place that developed the Drem Lighting System to assist the Spitfire airoplane landing.
www.classifieds.uk.com /east-lothian_history.htm   (221 words)

 Exc-el Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If you're an East Lothian teacher wanting to use ICT creatively, say for an Extreme Learning project, Emma Griffiths may be able to help.
Angus is the Head Teacher at East Lothian's small, rural Innerwick Primary, and has been blogging up till now on the original Exc-el weblog site.
Now that the Exc-el Edublog service is up and running, it's available for all East Lothian learners, including for class and student blogging.
www.exc-el.org.uk   (824 words)

 News - Eastlothian Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
An overspend of £165,000 on East Lothian Council's homelessness budget led to concern that two l...
They are also hoping members of the public will help them in their quest to learn more about the maritime artefacts which they discovered six years ago while diving about a mile east of the town.
Now owned by the East Lothian Museum Service, the anchors are currently at the Chambers Street Museum Conservation Unit in Edinburgh undergoing conservation work while others are on display in the Dunbar Town House Museum.
www.eastlothiantoday.co.uk /ViewArticle2.aspx?SectionID=1133&ArticleID=808820   (589 words)

 eastlothiantories.com - the East Lothian Conservatives
The East Lothian Conservatives hold four seats on the East Lothian Council and are working for you all year round.
Phil Gallie MSP, one of the South of Scotland list MSPs for the Scottish Conservatives, has the task of ensuring that East Lothian has a Scottish Conservative & Unionist voice speaking for it in the Scottish Parliament locally.
Phil has visited East Lothian on several occasions, attending local functions and meeting the Scottish Conservative Group.
www.eastlothiantories.com   (201 words)

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