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  1. East Lothian Council 'disappointed' at move to level three

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    East Lothian Council says it is "disappointed" the area is moving back into Covid protection level three from Friday.

    Depute Leader Norman Hampshire said: "It is very disappointing news for the residents and businesses of East Lothian but sadly understandable due to the high infection rates in the county.''

    He added: ''In recent weeks East Lothian has gone from the lowest transmission rates in the Lothians to one of the highest and placing the county into level three aims to tackle and reduce further infection rates.”

    He is urging locals not to lower their guard and continue to follow the advice to help prevent the spread of infection.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A1 East Lothian both ways

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    A1 East Lothian both ways severe accident, from A1087 to A199.

    A1 East Lothian - A1 (Spott Roundabout) in Broxburn closed in both directions from the A1087 junction to the A199 junction, because of an accident.

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