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 groups with limited technical capabilities. We’re continuing to offer the free webspace during…Continue readingFree Webspace and Free Support (since 2010)

Covid-19 and the Dunbar Community

During the period March to July 2020 during the first lockdown, the Dunbar Resilience plan was activated with teams of volunteers across the ward who could respond to requests for help from vulnerable individuals who were self isolating. These Resilience teams were stood down on 31st July 2020. Given that we are now well into…Continue readingCovid-19 and the Dunbar Community

Crisis Handling Awareness Course – Free

CHANGES Community Health Project is running a course designed to raise awareness of how to help people who are in crisis, including the crisis of suicide. The course is free to anyone who lives or works in East Lothian and is funded by the Health and Social Care Partnership in East Lothian. There are two…Continue readingCrisis Handling Awareness Course – Free

Interested in better paths?

Overall this consultation has shown that there is strong support for significant changes in path infrastructure provision in the Spott Dunbar corridor and more widely too. Spott to Dunbar Path Survey Infogram Click here to read the full reportContinue readingInterested in better paths?

Help Switching

Inertia prevents many people from switching. Switching their bank, energy supplier, or their insurance provider. The idea that there is a better deal out there might sound appealing on one level, until you actually have to feel the pain of doing it. So many don’t. Regulators and economists seem to overlook this.Continue readingHelp Switching

Seeking Consultant: Green & Blue Places Visitor Management Scoping Study

Sustaining Dunbar is seeking a self employed consultant to deliver the proposed Dunbar & East Linton Green & Blue Places Visitor Management Scoping Study. The opportunity is subject to the success of our application to NatureScot’s Better Places Fund. If successful the project must be completed by 31 March 2021; we therefore aim to appoint…Continue readingSeeking Consultant: Green & Blue Places Visitor Management Scoping Study

What if – Arts and Homing by Dalziel+Scullion

What If?, and looking forward. Over the last few months we have been encouraged to look to the past, at what has and hasn’t worked – for North Light Arts this is an essential process to developing arts that connect people, arts that are a catalyst towards a more creative and aware culture, one that…Continue readingWhat if – Arts and Homing by Dalziel+Scullion

Community and Police Partnership (CAPP) Priorities

DATE         Tuesday 19th January 2021 VENUE      Microsoft Teams (Online) TIME          19:00 HOURS Priority Actions to be Undertaken Person responsible Anti Social Behaviour and Drug Misuse.   Fall Avenue, Yosemite Park and surrounding streets Regular patrols to detect/deter criminality. Provide hi visibility reassurance to local residents. Community Policing/ELC Wardens Anti Social Behaviour and Alcohol Misuse.…Continue readingCommunity and Police Partnership (CAPP) Priorities

What If Visioning Workshop 3

Thursday 21st January, 7.30-9pm Please register to receive joining information here. In this third workshop in the series, the plan is to work together to draft the pivotal ‘What If?’ questions that we need to be asking now so as to unlock the pathway to the vision for 2030 and ‘memories of the future’ that participants explored…Continue readingWhat If Visioning Workshop 3

Dunbar Harbour Trust -‘What If?’ Event

28 January, 7-8pm Informal online event by Dunbar Harbour Trust who will share their ‘What If’ aspirations for the future. Dunbar Harbour Trust is the charity that looks after Dunbar’s three harbours. The diverse nature of the harbours requires multiple skills to ensure it remains a safe and welcoming place for those operating within and…Continue readingDunbar Harbour Trust -‘What If?’ Event

Ola’s Diary 3

Building a Map of Stories ‘The art of storytelling is one of our last remaining democratic spaces’. I heard that said recently, noted it down but forgot to write who said it. It resonates with our ambition to capture some of those fascinating local stories which far too often only reach a few people. Over the…Continue readingOla’s Diary 3

Covid-19 Helpline

In light of the latest lockdown across Scotland, Tyninghame Village Hall Committee wanted to draw attention to East Lothian Council’s dedicated Covid-19 helpline on 01875 824300 for all those looking for advice or support. The email address can also be used if looking for extra support for those self-isolating or shielding.  Please see the…Continue readingCovid-19 Helpline