One of Britain’s most scenic rail journeys

The Edinburgh to North Berwick line has been recognised on the Scenic Rail Britain website as being one of the country's most iconic railway journeys, "stretching 25 miles from the bustling Scottish capital of Edinburgh to the charming seaside town of North Berwick".

When Harry met John

We all know the famous quote attributed to Harold Macmillan, as to what he feared most in politics: Events dear boy, events No prizes for guessing which John this is and which event brought Harry and John together. Anyway, we are soon to retire our very own events...

Stobsheil Garden

A fine old garden, open to the 1st March to 1st November 2019. By Arrangement. Stobshiel House Humbie,East Lothian, EH36 5PD Email: stobshiel@gmail.com Website: scotlandsgardens.org/stobshiel-house/ A large garden to see for all seasons. Walled garden adjacent to the...

The Hidden Histories of Keith Marischal

The history of the estate of Keith Marischal has been a topic of dispute for almost two hundred and seventy years. On the 9th February 2019 there will be a joint presentation on the hidden histories of the property. Keith Marischal was the ancestral seat of the Keith...

Say Hello

Say Hello to the New Editor WordPress have made some big upgrades to the editor. The new block-based editor is the first step toward an exciting new future with a streamlined editing experience across your site. You’ll have more flexibility with how content is...

Shiela Sinclair Memorial Planter unveiled

A large crowd gathered at North Berwick Station on 30th October to show their respects to Shiela Sinclair, formerly secretary and founding member of the East Lothian Community Rail Partnership. A planter with seasonal bedding together with a plaque describing her...

NEWS STREAM

Gimme Shelter – Dunbar CAPP Panel agreed priorities

DATE: Thursday 14th February  2019 VENUE: Dunbar Police Station TIME: 19:30 HOURS DATE OF NEXT MEETING:  Tuesday 19th March 2019 Pop-up Jim’s Jim and Jemima so far deployed. Extensive social media discussion regarding their worth, many supportive, some not. Will...

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Good Food Nation Consultation -what matters to you?

Good Food matters – to everyone. The Scottish Government agrees! They would like to enshrine five essential aspects of food production, transportation and consumption in a new Bill, paving the way for Scotland to become A Good Food Nation. They need to know what you...

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Good Food Supper -March 7th@7.30pm

Good Food Matters to Everyone BUT it Needs to be Better for ALL of us -our kids, our health, our planet, you and me! Come to a Good Food Supper on Thursday 7th March, 7.30pm in St. Anne's Church, Dunbar Tell the Scottish Government what YOU think by completing our...

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DCC Minutes January 2019

The main points from the January meeting are as follows: Ross Developments gave a briefing on the proposed new development at Hallhill North. Councillor Hampshire noted discussions at the recent Rail Forum and future plans for Dunbar rail services. Work on the new...

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The Countess of Wemyss

It is with sorrow that we intimate The Death of Shelagh, the Dowager Countess of Wemyss and March, Vice President Emeritus of East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists’ Society on Monday 4th Feb 2019. Her funeral will be at Aberlady Parish Church on Feb 27th at...

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Dunbar to North Berwick by bike

Bikepacking Scotland is promoting a cycling route from North Berwick to Dunbar (or vice versa), with both ends of the route being accessible by train. This makes it perfect as a day out for experienced cyclists, or an overnight trip for beginners and families. The Go...

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EVENTS STREAM

Easter Tea Party

Gibb Room 1, The Bleachingfield Centre.  Please bring some treats to share.  Winner of last week’s easter egg painting competition will be chosen.

Regular Meeting

Chris Roberts will lead a Mindfulness/Relaxation session at this week’s meeting. Gibb Room 1, The Bleachingfield Centre.

Regular Meeting

First of our ‘Desert Island Discs’ sessions, when we will listen to Ray & Anne’s selection of music. Gibb Room 1, The Bleachingfield Centre.

Maggie’s Centre Fundraising Event

Fundraising Tea Party for Maggie’s Centre, Edinburgh. Gibb Room 1, The Bleachingfield Centre.  (Please bring some treats to share.  There will be a collection box for donations in aid of ‘Maggie’s’ on the tea table.)

Visitor Event

Jane Goddard, East Lothian Advocate for EARS (Edinburgh Advocacy and Representation Service) will give a talk on what help is available for older people.  Gibb Room 1, Bleachingfield Centre.

Visitor Event

Frances Rollinson, Chair of the Patients Participation Group at Dunbar Medical Practice, will be coming along to talk to us.  Gibb Room 1, Bleachingfield Centre.