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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Carers of East Lothian Free Online Events June 2020

Carers of East Lothian Free Online Events June 2020

Carers of East Lothian (COEL) is running a series of free online events to mark Carers Week 2020 (8th to 14th June). Carers Week is a national campaign to raise awareness of unpaid carers, the challenges they face and the contribution they make to our communities. The...

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Self Help Guide: Access to Testing for Coronavirus

Self Help Guide: Access to Testing for Coronavirus

If you want to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) you should use the NHS Self Help Guide: Access to Testing for Coronavirus. To be tested, you or your household member should: be displaying symptoms (new, continuous cough, fever or loss of, or change in, sense of...

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Test and Protect

Test and Protect

Test and Protect is Scotland’s way of putting into practice the 'test, trace, isolate, support' strategy to preventing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community. It will prevent the spread of coronavirus in the community by: identifying cases of...

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DCC Minutes May 2020

DCC Minutes May 2020

The meeting was held by Zoom Conference call. The main points are summarised below; There was a presentation by Ken Ross OBE and his team about proposals for mixed use development at Dunbear Park. Councillor Hampshire gave an update on ELC business during lockdown....

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Dunbar Civic Week

Dunbar Civic Week

Dunbar Civic Week is a legacy from the Burgh Council. The final meeting of the Committee of the Organising committee for the sixth centenary celebrations  met in January 1971. It was made up of several Councillors and other prominent townspeople. It was attended by...

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Spaces for People in East Lothian

Spaces for People in East Lothian

This is reproduced from the Spaces for People Website which is inviting a conversation and comments about how best to use the limited space in and around towns to enable safe physical distancing for essential journeys and exercise. It’s really easy to get involved,...

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EASING OUT OF LOCKDOWN

EASING OUT OF LOCKDOWN

People in Scotland are now able to meet friends and family again as the country begins to ease its lockdown after 66 days. The new rules mean that people from two households can meet outside so long as they keep at least two metres apart. Groups of no more than eight...

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Rebellious Threads

Rebellious Threads

We are really excited to announce our ambitious 2 year project Rebellious Threads which will work with the schools of Dunbar - a project by North Light Arts in collaborations with Sustaining Dunbar. This short film was put together by our project leader Jo McNamara:...

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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...