DCC Minutes July 2019

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...
We built our site in Minecraft!!

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...
Visit to Marchmont House

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

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

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...