Free Webspace and Free Support (since 2010)

Since 2010 we have provided free webspace for all kinds of locally based projects. OurLocality is open to anyone, to organisations, clubs, societies and individuals. The free offering has been available on a DIY basis with free assistance for unfunded projects or...

Mixed Use Development at Spott Road

Hallhill Developments have submitted a Proposal of Application Notice to East Lothian Council for Planning in Principle for a Mixed-use Development (Major Application) for land at Spott Road/Kellie Road, Dunbar (behind ASDA and near Dunbear). This comprises Hotel,...

Visitor countries in 2019

The following visitor countries of origin have been transcribed from the one visitor book that covers 2019. There were 613 entries in total. The following word cloud has been generated from these entries.

Appeal for past Dunbar Civic Week Queens

2020 will be the fiftieth anniversary of Civic Week and the 650th anniversary of the award of the Royal Charter to the Burgh of Dunbar. We want to make this year's event special and are anxious to contact as many of possible of the past Civic Week Queens, so do please...

Lend Don’t Spend – The Twelve Days of Lending

Despite my best efforts to cancel Christmas every year, this never seems to happen, much less find even the remotest support from kith and kin. So instead, as in previous years, I am going to spread the message of lending as a way to support to micro enterprises,...

Christmas Exhibition 2019

This year, my pre-Christmas selling exhibition will be on Saturday and Sunday, 30th November and 1st December. My studio at 27 High Street, Dunbar will be open both days from 10am to 4pm. Along with a wide selection of stoneware and porcelain pots from my anagama...

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Free Webspace and Free Support (since 2010)

Free Webspace and Free Support (since 2010)

Since 2010 we have provided free webspace for all kinds of locally based projects. OurLocality is open to anyone, to organisations, clubs, societies and individuals. The free offering has been available on a DIY basis with free assistance for unfunded projects or...

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Coronavirus and the Dunbar Community

Coronavirus and the Dunbar Community

As you will no doubt be all too aware, it's looking like the COVID-19 virus is well and truly with us for the next weeks and months. On a national level it seems the aim is to try to keep the exponential growth in new cases to a rate which does not overwhelm our...

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New Fire and Smoke Alarm Regulations February 2021

New Fire and Smoke Alarm Regulations February 2021

The attached information is circulated on behalf of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and details the forthcoming requirements regarding fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes. These regulations come into force in February 2021. The new standard requires :- One...

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The Improvers and Beltondod

The Improvers and Beltondod

I gave a university extra mural lecture on the Improvers and Beltondod in Dunbar in 1978 and repeated it in East Linton in 1986. I outlined the situation in Scotland and went on to consider the situation in East Lothian which was reputedly the most progressive area in...

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MISSING GIRL APPEAL – Ivana Scott, Port Seton

MISSING GIRL APPEAL – Ivana Scott, Port Seton

Officers in East Lothian are appealing for information to help trace a girl reported missing from Port Seton. Ivana Scott, who is 13 years old was last seen around midnight on Tuesday 13th October 2020 at her home address. She is described as white Scottish, 5 foot 5,...

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Community Events in Tyninghame

Community Events in Tyninghame

Our usual programme of community events is still on hold since the raison d’etre is to bring locals together and so necessarily involves large gatherings. In the meantime, we have conducted a community consultation to provide pointers to what issues and interests...

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Tyninghame Village Hall is re-opening!

Tyninghame Village Hall is re-opening!

Like everywhere, Tyninghame Village Hall has been closed since March due to the COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions. We are now beginning to open up the Village Hall following specific guidance from The Scottish Government. We are now welcoming back our regular clients...

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Competition Results

Competition Results

We can now announce the Winners and Runners-up! Best Dressed House Winner: Wimbledon Royal Box - Team Anderson Runner-up: Welcome to Sunny Dunny - Cherrytrees Nursery Best Dressed Window Winner: Community Spirit - Jennifer Holland Runner Up: Shop Local - Anna Carpico...

Civic Week Competition Entries

Civic Week Competition Entries

We have had some wonderful entries into the Best Scarecrow, Best Dressed House and Best Dressed Window for Civic Week. There are some great creative efforts here which are a credit to all the families who have taken part. Judging has been very difficult, but the...

We are Back! – Civic Week 2020 Competition!

We are Back! – Civic Week 2020 Competition!

It would be a shame not to mark this year's Civic Week and the 650th anniversary of the Royal Charter in some way, so we are launching a competition for the whole town! With lockdown likely to continue for a while and bored youngsters with little to do get the whole...

Free Online Locally Run Yoga and Pilates Classes

Free Online Locally Run Yoga and Pilates Classes

East Lammermuir Community Council are funding a series of ONLINE health and wellbeing classes to support our community. From the week beginning Monday 11th May, and for 3 weeks, Caroline Foster and Jill Sandford from Spott will offer yoga and pilates classes entirely...