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  • A Blue Print for 2020: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare in Scotland

    Currently all children age three and four years old and some eligible two year olds can access up to 600 hours of funded Early Learning and Childcare per year, with parents/carers able to choose the type of provision they wish their child to attend to take up the funded hours e.g. Local Authority... More
    Opened 1 day ago
  • Draft East Lothian Carers Strategy

    The draft East Lothian Carers’ Strategy is about making sure that that there is a clear understanding of what being a carer means and that carers get the information, advice and support they need when they need it. It looks at the role that communities, schools, community services, health and... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • East Lothian Local Transport Strategy

    A draft Local Transport Strategy has been produced by East Lothian Council to cover the period from 2018 to 2024. The draft Strategy reflects the key role of transport and outlines plans for ongoing development taking into account the wider changes in East Lothian as detailed in the Local... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Consultation on the draft School Session Dates for 2019/2020

    Resources and People Services (Education) are consulting on the draft school session dates for 2019/2020 If you would like to comment on the draft school session dates please complete the short online survey giving your views on the draft school session dates. More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Growing older

    In 2017, East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership was asked to develop a strategy for the reprovision of Belhaven and Edington Community Hospitals and Abbey and Eskgreen Care Homes. These facilities provide a range of services including NHS community beds (step down care, palliative... More
    Opened 4 weeks ago
  • Proposed Traffic Orders (February / March 2018)

    Traffic Orders help manage traffic flow, speed limits and where you can park. Here is a list of current East Lothian Traffic Order proposals: East Lothian Council (B1377, Limekilns, Longniddry) (Stopping Up) Order 2018 - Road East Lothian Council (A199 Strawberry Corner, Wallyford)... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Consultative Draft East Lothian Local Housing Strategy 2018-23

    The Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 requires all local authorities to prepare a Local Housing Strategy for their area, supported by an assessment of housing need and demand. The Council's Consultative Draft Local Housing Strategy sets out the strategy, priorities and plans for the delivery of... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • Review of Statement of Licensing Policy - Stakeholder Consultation

    East Lothian Licensing Board is currently conducting a consultation on its draft Statement of Licensing Policy. The Board is required to consult with all relevant interested parties on any proposed revision to its policy that must be produced within 18 months of a local council election. The... More
    Opened 1 month ago
  • Musselburgh Old Town Hall

    Proposals have been drawn up to bring Musselburgh's Old Town Hall and Tolbooth back into full use and we want to hear your views. This is your chance to help shape the future of this iconic listed building. There are a number of ways in which you can view the proposals for the Old Town... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Haddington Education Consultation

    CONSULTATION ON THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF HADDINGTON INFANT SCHOOL AND KING’S MEADOW PRIMARY SCHOOL AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL AND ITS ASSOCIATED CATCHMENT AREA FOR HADDINGTON. If approved: • Haddington Infant School and King’s Meadow Primary School will be closed... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (Countess Crescent, Dunbar) (Prohibition of Motor Vehicles) Order 2018

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Parts III and V of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to prohibit the driving of vehicles during school term times at various times of the day on Countess Crescent, Dunbar... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (Neilson Park Road, Victoria Road and Wemyss Place, Haddington) (Prohibition of Motor Vehicles) Order 2018

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Parts III and V of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to prohibit the driving of vehicles during school term times at various times of the day on Neilson Park Road, Victoria... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Adult Social Care Services Charging Consultation

    East Lothian Council has to save around £39 million over five years. Part of that saving has to come from the adult social care budget. Adult social care (delivered by the East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership) provides a wide range of services to support a wide range of people,... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Haddington Community Shelter

    Haddington and Lammermuir Area Partnership has been working with East Lothian Council and local community partners to identify a suitable location in Haddington for a community shelter. This has arisen following a request from young people for a place where they could meet to socialise in... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Scottish Fire & Rescue Service - Your Service.... Your Voice

    A public consultation is being carried out on the safe and planned future of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. The creation of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) in 2013 has been good for Scotland. The Service has continued to improve the safety and wellbeing of communities... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Empowering Schools: A Consultation on the Provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

    Empowering Schools: A Consultation on the Provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill 2018 A Public Meeting is being held on Tuesday 9th January at 7pm in Musselburgh Grammar School. The Scottish Government is seeking views on its proposal to “create a school and teacher-led education... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • East Lothian Licensing Board Overprovision Consultation

    By law, Licensing Boards must produce a ‘Statement of Licensing Policy’ every five years, which includes an Overprovision declaration relating to the area the Board serves. Overprovision is an assessment of the capacity of licensed premises in Boards' areas. In simple terms it is a judgement... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • East Lothian Draft Eligibility Criteria for Carers

    East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership (ELHSCP) is seeking views on draft Carer Eligibility Criteria. The new Carers Act places a duty on local authorities and health and social care services, through their health and social care partnerships, to set out local carer eligibility... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Rent Consultation 2018-2019

    East Lothian Council consults with tenants, tenants' and residents' groups and East Lothian Tenants and Residents Panel (ELTRP) every year on our proposals to increase rents. This year, the consultation will end on Friday 22 December 2017. Last year, the majority of tenants who responded to... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • East Lothian Council Public Budget Consultation 2018-19

    Transforming your Council In recent years, East Lothian Council has sought to protect the vital public services which residents rely on. This has included action to help children achieve their potential, supporting older and vulnerable people, protecting the environment, investing in local... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • North Berwick Education Consultation

    Proposal 1 – Proposed closure and re-designation of North Berwick Nursery School to Law Primary School Nursery Class • North Berwick Nursery School will be closed and re-designated to Law Primary School Nursery Class and this will take effect from August 2018. Proposal 2 – To alter... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Shaping Our Services - Have Your Say

    Shaping Our Services – Have Your Say Like all Councils across Scotland, East Lothian Council faces the challenge of meeting growing demands on its services with fewer resources. To meet this challenge we need to make some real changes to how we do things. We are holding a series of... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Haddington Town Centre Design Project

    An invitation to get involved - We want to make our town even better! The Haddington Town Centre Design Project Steering Group* invites you to help shape new design proposals for our town centre, ones that will benefit the whole town. Over the coming months (August - October) detailed... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the Tranent Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, the Tranent cluster area (including Tranent, Elphinstone, Humbie, Macmerry, Ormiston, Pencaitland and Saltoun). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the Dunbar Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, the Dunbar cluster area (including Dunbar, East Linton, Innerwick and Stenton). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in Haddington Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, the Haddington cluster area (including Haddington and Gifford). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out of school and... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the North Berwick Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, North Berwick cluster area (including North Berwick, Aberlady, Athelstaneford, Dirleton and Gullane). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the Musselburgh Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, Musselburgh cluster area (including Musselburgh, Wallyford and Whitecraig). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out of... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • East Lothian Council Various Speed Limit Amendments

    EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL - VARIOUS SPEED LIMIT AMENDMENTS East Lothian Council intends to make Orders under 82(2), 83(2) and paragraph 27(1) of Part IV of Schedule 9 of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. These Orders will vary speed limits at the following locations: A198... More
    Closed 7 months ago
  • Local Housing Strategy Consultation Events

    Scottish Housing Day aims to celebrate the contribution housing makes to improving wellbeing. It will also raise awareness of the latest developments in housing and the options open to people when deciding where to live and to make informed housing decisions. To coincide with Scottish Housing... More
    Closed 7 months ago
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