Category: East Lothian

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Appeal to trace HGV drivers following death of man on City Bypass

Police investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body on the Edinburgh City Bypass are appealing for two lorry drivers to come forward.
At around 8.20am on Thursday 17 January, the body of 37-year-old Craig Bruce was sadly f…

Prince Philip gets another Land Rover delivered just hours after car crash

A replacement Land Rover has been delivered to Prince Philip at Sandringham – hours after his previous car was involved in a horror crash.[1][2]
A black Land Rover Freelander was driven into Sandringham inside a delivery truck this morning.
The Land Ro…

Driver rushed to hospital under police escort after being cut free from lorry near Brechin bypass

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The scene of the incident near A90.

A lorry driver was taken to Ninewells Hospital under police escort yesterday after his HGV jack-knifed on the A90 north of Brechin.
The driver, who is in his 40s, had to be cut from the cab of his veh…

Lorry driver cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital as A90 closed between Dundee and Aberdeen

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The lorry on the A90 near Brechin.

A lorry driver has been cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital following a crash on the main road between Dundee and Aberdeen.
The A90 was closed southbound for around four hours after an HGV l…

Why Grand Tour's Richard Hammond drives safe in Gloucestershire

TV presenter Richard Hammond admits he has had to quit jogging after fracturing his knee two years ago.
The Grand Tour host, who was pictured using a walking stick before Christmas,  says he had always loved running until injuring his knee after crashi…

This week's North East appointments

Rachel Woodward, Mobile Mini
Mobile Mini has appointed its first female HGV driver.
The firm, which has 15 branches across the UK and its headquarters in Stockton, has taken on a female driver to deliver its units – one of only 3,000 in the UK.
Follow…

No Brexit now more likely than a no-deal departure

Published at 5:13pm 13th January 2019. (Updated at 11:05pm 13th January 2019)

The UK is now more likely to stay in the European Union than to leave without a deal, Theresa May will say in a speech.
Addressing workers at a factory in Stoke, where 69.4%…

Great Train Robbery discovery left me fearing for my life for decades

In August 1963, in the wake of the most infamous crime of the last century, the British public were on high alert.
A band of dangerous robbers were on the loose, and police had asked the public to be extra vigilant as they hunted high and low for the 1…