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Do You Know an Inspirational Young Person?

The countdown is on for people to nominate local young heroes for the Young Scot Awards 2015. Communities across Scotland are being urged to nominate an inspirational young person aged 11-26 who has made a positive difference to the lives of others.
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Local Residents Urged to Protect Themselves from Flu 

*Over 49 per cent of people in the Lothians who suffer from underlying health conditions have yet to receive the free flu vaccine, as it is revealed that GP consultations for flu increased during December.

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East Lothian Woman Honoured by Charity

Sonia Lee from Haddington is one of nearly 100 supporters from across Scotland to be honoured on Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s Supporter Wall, which was unveiled on 2 December 2014.

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Judy Murray brings Andy and Jamie’s childhood games to Roadshow

Starting the day at Dunbar Primary School, Judy Murray kicked off the first of nine Tennis on the Road sessions as part of a four day roadshow across East Lothian.

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Local Projects win National Awards

Two local groups have been recognised at the Age Scotland Awards for their work in making life better for elderly people. Volunteer Midlothian’s Community Links Dementia project and the Citadel Arts Group, based in Edinburgh, were presented with the Patrick Brooks Award for Best Working Partnership. And Edinburgh-based Milan (Senior Welfare Organisation) Ltd were presented with the Age Scotland Services for Older People Award.

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Further Collaboration on Research at Edinburgh

Two leading institutions which have worked closely on attempts to produce Britain’s first panda cub have strengthened their relationship at a ceremony in Edinburgh. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and the University of Edinburgh signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to encourage further collaboration on a range of research projects and RZSS activities.

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