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East Lothian Council Income Information

East Lothian Council have sent out a message regarding additional financial assistance. East Lothian Council – latest info, news & events ⁦‪@ELCouncil⁩ Whatever your circumstances, it’s worth a quick check to see if you’re entitled to extra financial support. We have lots of information online or you can chat to us orlo.uk/OxCjr pic.twitter.com/xC4CB1OGw7 You can access the same information directly on the web at : https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/info/210559/council_tax_and_benefits/12733/boost_your_income/4

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REMINDER – Market on the Green

REMINDER – Market on the Green will be on tomorrow – SUNDAY 25th September As the weather shades from summer warmth into autumn chills – do join us on Sunday to celebrate the positives of this lovely season. There are now nineteen Scarecrows that have taken up residence around the village.  Pick up a Trail Leaflet from the box beside the Scarecrow couple seated on  the round bench opposite the Lodge, or at the entrance to the Market. The Prizegiving for the winning scarecrows will take place at the Market on Sunday at 12 o’clock – so do come along

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Scarecrow Judging Complete and Gallery Online

Oh my goodness, what an amazing bunch of scarecrows we have this year – the quality and creativity is fantastic, and it made judging almost impossible! So much so, that most entries were within half to one point of those placed first, second and third!   However, we have to have winners, and this year they are:   Scarecrow That Made the Judges Smile the Most 1st: The Surfers (especially the little one!!) – Anna Baltzer & Family, 5 Chapelhill 2nd: The Railway Gardeners (you need your binoculars, but once up close the detail is amazing!) – Rosemary Carthy, 3

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Scarecrows are Ready to be seen

SCARECROW TRAIL 2022 The Scarecrows are nearly all in place – don’t forget to go and have a look. Key dates are:• Scarecrows completed and displayed: from 19th September• Judging: 22nd or 23rd September• Prize giving: 25th September The attachment shows the latest map for the scarecrow. Walk round and have a look !! Trail-Map-2022_v3.pdf

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Coming to the Kirk Hall – Qi Gong

Starting this coming Monday in the Kirk Hall a new activity – Qi Gong. Qi Gong is a low-impact form of exercise which increases your energy and reduces your stress. Qi (pronounced “Chi”) is energy, your own energy, your life force, and Gong means work or skill. Qi Gong is becoming skilful at managing your own energy – the good and the bad. Qi Gong engages both your mind and your body and can enrich your overall wellbeing.  The first half of the class focuses on breath work and stretching, while the second half centres on low-impact, slow-motion, relaxing, fluid movement sequences (often

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Dirleton Fete & Games will be here shortly

The Fete & Games is returning this year and will be held on                     Dirleton Green                          between 1.00pm and 5.00pm on Saturday 25th June.   The many events, stalls and refreshments will include:   Events: Kids Races, Kids Sideshows, Family Dog Show, Baking Competition, Vegetable Carving Competition Stalls: Plants, Raffle, Books, Bric-a-Brac, Playgroup (with kids’ activities), History Society Refreshments: Bar, Tea Tent, BBQ, Ice Cream Van Other: Music Tent, Classic Cars, Kids Inflatables, Fun Fire Engine. For MORE INFORMATION please visit the website at Dirleton Fete & Games – Dirleton Village

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