Former East Lothian boss fails in house bid

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John Lindsay, controversial former chief executive of East Lothian Council, has had his plan for a new house turned down.

He had hoped to build the property in the grounds of his present home at The Village in exclusive Archerfield estate near Dirleton.

The plan was refused by planning officials but Mr Lindsay appealed against the decision to the Local Review Body. Last Thursday, councillors agreed to uphold the earlier decision.

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