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Migrants try to cross the Alps to reach France
Port Seton was once a renowned fishing village, but is now little more than a dormitory town for Edinburgh. Most of the local men still fishing would not recommend ‘the fishing’ as a career choice to youngsters today and with such feeling it is almost certain that fishing in Port Seton will not survive until the next Statistical Account.
The fishing communities of the county still use much of their local dialect; Cockenzie & Port Seton is no exception.
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