Praise for Haddington walled garden
The historic Amisfield Walled Garden on the outskirts of Haddington has been praised by local parliamentarians Martin Whitfield MP and Iain Gray MSP following a visit yesterday.

The politicians visited the garden to meet Chair Kate Rycroft and volunteer co-ordinator Alasdair McDougall and discuss the latest progress on site and its future development plans.

Speaking after the visit, Martin Whitfield MP said:

"Over the last few years a dedicated team of volunteers have transformed the walled garden from a sadly neglected state into a b
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Visiting award-winning local distillery
Local parliamentarians Martin Whitfield MP and Iain Gray MSP have visited award-winning local business NB Distillery in North Berwick.

The NB Gin brand was launched by husband and wife team Steve and Viv Muir in 2013, with NB Vodka and NB Rum following the opening of their custom-built distillery last year.

Mr Whitfield and Mr Gray met with the distillery manager Steve Ross and colleague Rhona Hartley and were given a tour of the facility which opened in April 2018.

As well as producing the various spirit brands, the distillery can als
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Highlighting tumble dryer safety concerns
White goods manufacturer, Whirlpool, is recalling a number of its tumble dryers – but the company estimates that there are still around 500,000 affected machines in UK homes.

County MP Martin Whitfield is supporting Electrical Safety First’s campaign to raise awareness of this issue and ensure that all recalled tumble dryers are removed from use.

Martin Whitfield MP said:

“With 47 fires caused by tumble dryers in Scottish homes last year and a major, ongoing tumble dryer recall, all of us need to check and use them safely. That€
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Scottish Seabird Centre visit
Martin Whitfield MP and Iain Gray MSP visited the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick today to meet the charity's new Chief Executive, Susan Davies, and receive an update on its latest work.

One of the county's most popular visitor attractions, the upstairs of the centre underwent significant refurbishment earlier this year, and there are further plans for refurbishing the downstairs next.

Martin Whitfield MP said:

"The Scottish Seabird Centre is an important local visitor attraction and education facility, with a national reputat
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MP and MSP toast Port Seton pub's revival
Martin Whitfield MP and Iain Gray MSP have visited The Seaglass Inn in Port Seton to toast the pub’s revival following a £425,000 refurbishment by Heineken-owned Star Pubs & Bars and new licensees, mother and daughter team Christine O’Brien and Sarah Couch.

The development of the pub - formerly called The Wemyss Hotel - has turned it into a quality, family friendly pub and created 16 new jobs. The overhaul has given The Seaglass Inn a stylish contemporary look, created a stunning outdoor area for alfresco eating and drinking, added
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