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  • 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
    Closed 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
    Closed 2 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
    Closed 3 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 months ago
  • Climate Week Scotland - East Lothian Events

    Climate Week Scotland 2017 - East Lothian Events Taking place from 18-22 September, Climate Week is a Scottish Government campaign to raise awareness of and inspire action on climate change. It aims to highlight the importance of reducing emissions and adapting to a changing climate. East... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (Whin Park Area, Cockenzie; Lochbridge Area, North Berwick; & Muirpark Area, Tranent) (20mph Speed Limit) Order 2017

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 82(2), 83(2) and 84(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended by the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to make permanent 20mph speed restrictions in various roads within Cockenzie, North Berwick and... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Education Governance - Fair Funding to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education

    The Scottish Government is seeking views on its future approach to school funding. Their consultation invites views on the current funding of education in Scotland as well as exploring the reasons for developing a new approach. It also provides and seeks views on possible future approaches. ... More
    Closed 8 months ago
  • Proposed Update to Resolution on Public Entertainment Licensing

    East Lothian Council is consulting on a proposed update to its resolution on public entertainment licensing. You can view the proposed wording of the update under 'Related Documents' below. More
    Closed 9 months ago
  • Proposed establishment of a Shared Headship across Innerwick Primary School and Stenton Primary School

    Rationale for Change East Lothian Council is committed to supporting small rural primary schools and maintaining local provision and high standards of education. You may well be aware that the Scottish Government recently announced plans to strengthen the role of Head Teachers as leaders of... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • Edinburgh College Strategic Plan

    Edinburgh College's Draft Strategic Plan sets out its key aims and targets over a five year period. It provides the focus required to ensure that the College continues to push to become increasingly innovative, flexible and efficient in the part it plays in educating and supporting the workforce... More
    Closed 10 months ago
  • Corporate Parenting Plan 2017-2020

    The Corporate Parenting Plan 2017-2020 tells you what the East Lothian Partnership is going to do to improvements to the care system and the lives of all care experienced children and young people. The plan was created with a lot of input from the East Lothian Champions Board. You can... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • East Lothian Community Justice Local Outcome Improvement Plan

    The East Lothian Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan gives details of how community partners will work together to improve community justice outcomes for individuals and communities in the East Lothian. The Plan is based on an assessment of data relating to offenders, crime levels... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • East Lothian Equality Plan 2017 - 2021

    In East Lothian we want all those within our communities to feel and be valued citizens irrespective of their age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation or socio economic status. This... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Scottish Governement Consultation on Unconventional Oil and Gas

    On 31 January, Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, announced the launch of the public consultation on unconvential oil and gas in Scotland. The consultation expores the evidence on the potential impacts of shale oil and gas, and coal bed methane, and the technologies... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • East Linton 20mph Speed Limit Experimental Order

    East Linton 20mph Speed Limit Experimental Order East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Experimental Order under Sections 82, 83 and 84 and Parts III and IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to prohibit the driving of vehicles at a speed exceeding 20... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Policing 2026 Draft Strategy

    Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority are consulting on a proposed 10 year strategy for policing. You can find out more and take part in the consultation by following the link below. More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • Arts Strategy for East Lothian Community Hospital

    Work to build a new East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington is underway. We are now working on the development of an Arts Strategy to help plan creative activity in and around the hospital building. The aim of the Arts Strategy will be to provide a positive, patient-centred creative... More
    Closed 1 year ago
  • East Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership - Developing an Engagement Strategy

    The Integration Joint Board (IJB) of East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership is committed to improving outcomes for our population and for the communities in which people live. Our Strategic Plan describes this commitment and recognises that central to achieving our vision is... More
    Closed 1 year ago
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