Tell us about your Priorities for the Dunbar area

The Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership are reviewing their Local Area Plan. This is your chance to have a say about where our future funding and efforts should be focussed. the Area Partnership has a small amount of devolved funding from east Lothian Council,...

Visit to Marchmont House

The July outing of the Society saw members visit Marchmont House near Greenlaw in the Scottish Borders. The house is one of Scotland’s finest country mansions. It is an imposing Grade A listed Palladian masterpiece built in 1750 by Sir Hugh Hume- Campbell, 3rd Earl...

Interested in Health Research?

The Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility which is run by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian are looking for patients, carers, family and those with an interest in health research to get involved in their Patient and Public Involvement Advisory Group.  The...

Helping you get around East Lothian by Train

East Lothian Community Rail Partnership commissioned this poster which can be found at all stations in East Lothian, and also at Edinburgh Waverley, helping to promote the county and travelling around it by train.

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...

NEWS STREAM

Reporting Road Defects to East Lothian Council

Reporting Road Defects to East Lothian Council

The preferred method for reporting road related defects within East Lothian Council is to use the reporting system on the Council’s website. The link to this is: https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/info/210566/roads_and_transport You can also use this system to obtain an...

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DCC Minutes August 2019

DCC Minutes August 2019

Here are the main points from the August meeting: The police report covered road safety issues and noted that speed checks had been carried out on Belhaven Road. 80 vehicles had been checked and 25 stopped and warned. There are still many town maintenance issues. A...

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Ministerial visits

Ministerial visits

We were delighted to play host to Aileen Campbell - Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government as she paid a visit to East Lothian. She spent just over an hour onsite, touring the gardens and the work being carried out at the historic Black Bull Close...

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EVENTS STREAM

Alzheimer Scotland ‘Dementia Friends’ Workshop  19/9/19

Alzheimer Scotland ‘Dementia Friends’ Workshop 19/9/19

A very enlightening and interesting evening for all who attended DDN’s first public event. Our thanks  to Michael Huddleston, Dementia Advisor with Alzheimer Scotland for his informative and very enjoyable presentation. We all left with a greater understanding of the...

John Muir in Canada: a talk by Robert Burcher

John Muir in Canada: a talk by Robert Burcher

As mentioned in the ‘Stop Press: Robert Burcher’s Visit to Dunbar’ article in the Spring 2019 Newsletter, Robert – a Muir enthusiast from Meaford, Canada - has very kindly offered to give an illustrated talk about the “Canadian John Muir” when he visits Dunbar. This...

Dementia Awareness evening 19th September 2019

Dementia Awareness evening 19th September 2019

Learn a little of what it is like to live with dementia, so you can be supportive to people you know through your family, community or work. Presentation and discussion with Dementia Advisor Michael Huddleston, from Alzheimer Scotland. WHEN?-Thursday 19th September ...

The Climate Emergency and Me

The Climate Emergency and Me

The Climate Emergency and Me Sustaining Dunbar Annual Members Meeting (AGM) 7pm Tuesday 3rd September Belhaven Church Hall 6.30pm Doors Open 7pm Bread and soup and more 7.30pm Annual report and presentation 8pm The Climate Emergency and Me How can we face up to the...

Screening of The Unruly Mystic: John Muir

Screening of The Unruly Mystic: John Muir

7pm, Sunday, August 18th Our Lady of the Waves R.C. Church Hall, Westgate, Dunbar Tickets*, £8 Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace is proud to host the Dunbar premiere of a new feature documentary on John Muir. Independent filmmaker Michael M. Conti will attend the...

Extraordinary General Meeting

Extraordinary General Meeting

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting Wednesday, 14thAugust at 6:45pm for 7:00pm John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street, Dunbar Agenda (i) Welcome and Introduction (ii) Motion: Waiving of membership dues Current members will vote on the motion to waive membership...