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...

Guided Walk Around East Linton

Saturday 3rd August. A guided walk round the historic village of East Linton with Garry Menzies This historic town lies north of the river Tyne with the Lynn that supported four mills. The 16th century “Linton brigges” over the Tyne on Great North road from the south....

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.

Leaves of Love has just been launched by Unbound for Crowdfunding

Leaves of Love has just been launched by Unbound for Crowdfunding which is exciting and terrifying! I am  hopeful we can make the target and get it published. https://unbound.com/books/leaves-of-love-stories-for-ageing-dying-well/ I would be really  grateful if you...

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

DCC Minutes July 2019

Here are the main points from the July meeting: Councillor Sue Kempson congratulated Dunbar on successful recent events which include the DCC Awards, Civic Week and the Yeomanry parade. There are many outstanding town maintenance issues which have been reported to...

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We built our site in Minecraft!!

There has been SO much going on at the Backlands and Black Bull Close site that we hardly know where to start but we thought we would start with that for a headline. Together with Archeaology Scotland, DigIt Scotland and Immersive Minds we put on a wonderful day that...

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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 of...

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Outing to Portmore Gardens

Members enjoyed their first outing of the summer with a visit to Portmore Gardens at Eddlestone near Peebles. Once part of the Blackbarony Estate, Portmore was purchased by the Earl of Portmore in the 18th Century. It was later sold to the Mackenzie family and the...

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Lothian and Borders Yeomanry on Parade

the Lothians and Border Yeomanry who have a long historical connection with Dunbar were granted the freedom of East Lothian in a ceremony in the town today. The unit paraded thopugh the High Street to the War Memorial at the Parish Church. After a short address by...

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That’s it for another Year!

With thanks to all who have helped to make this year's Civic Week such a great success; to our volunteers, our sponsors, and the many local businesses who have supported the events so generously with donations, tombola prizes etc. Next year 2020 will be the fiftieth...

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Summer 2019 social events- all welcome

Sunday 7th July at 2pm at Belhaven Community Garden Join Sally Gouldstone for a 'Plant Noticing' workshop. Wildflower identification for lazy botanists! Free. Sunday July 28th BBQ at Belhaven Community Garden from 1pm - just bring something to put on the grill.  ...

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East Lothian Council and the Climate Emergency

East Lothian Council is currently consulting on its 'Draft East Lothian Climate Change Strategy'. We feel that the draft falls far short of what is required to face up to what is now recognised to be a global Climate Emergency. Sustaining Dunbar will be finalising and...

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Edinburgh Fringe Show comes to Dunbar

A Practical Guide to Attacking Castles We are super-excited to be putting on an Edinburgh Fringe show at the Black Bull Close. From the age of sieges and chivalry comes a show about medieval love, adrenaline junkies and an insane quest for glory. Join comedian and...

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EVENTS STREAM

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 of...

Outing to Portmore Gardens

Members enjoyed their first outing of the summer with a visit to Portmore Gardens at Eddlestone near Peebles. Once part of the Blackbarony Estate, Portmore was purchased by the Earl of Portmore in the 18th Century. It was later sold to the Mackenzie family and the...

Lothian and Borders Yeomanry on Parade

the Lothians and Border Yeomanry who have a long historical connection with Dunbar were granted the freedom of East Lothian in a ceremony in the town today. The unit paraded thopugh the High Street to the War Memorial at the Parish Church. After a short address by...

Dunbar Community Council Awards Night

The Annual Awards Night was held on 17 June 2019 in the Dunbar Council Chamber. A total of 15 groups and individuals from all walks of life were honoured for their achievements and for their contributions to the Dunbar Community. The Bowe Cup: was awarded to Darren...

Tyninghame Visit 7th Sep 2019

Saturday 7th September A walk at Tyninghame looking at the mansion house, the ruin of St Baldreds Kirk and the site of the old village of Tyninghame. The mansion house, incorporating part of an early tower house, was extended in 1617. Built round a courtyard, it was...