Area Partnership Public Meeting 26th March

The Annual Public Meeting of the Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership will be held on 26th March at 1930 in the Bleachingfield Centre. Find out what we did with East Lothian Council Funds last year to make a difference in our Ward. Also, give us your ideas on how to spend £350k of resource […]

DCC Minutes January 2018

The main points from the January meeting are summarised below:

RBS Closure – there was a presentation and discussion about the RBS Branch closure in Dunbar, and the effect this would have on local customers and businesses.
Town Maintenance – many issues have been reported to ELC
Planning matters – Members expressed considerable concern regarding time spent on considering […]

Dunbar Twinning News and AGM

The Dunbar and District Twinning Association is holding its AGM on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 7.30 pm at the Dunbar Day Centre. Do come along for a social evening and here the latest news of scholarship visits to Lignieres.
Also, see the January newsletter here:
Twinning Newsletter January 2018

That’s it for another year!

Our brilliant Christmas Lights Team have been hard at work today taking down the lights into storage. Theye were helped by the usual stalwart volunteers from the RNLI and the Fire Service. Well done to all.

DCC Minutes December 2017

Here are the main points from the December meeting:

The Project Manager gave a presentation about the proposed Neart Na Gaoithe Windfarm which will be 30 Km North of Torness and will have a potential capacity of 450 MW. Work offshore is due to start in 2021.
Three applications for grants from the Local Priorities Fund were […]

Reception for Christmas Lights Team

Dunbar Community Council held a reception in Dunbar Town House last night for the Christmas Lights Team and their families. This was to celebrate those volunteers who had made Dunbar Christmas Lights “Probably the best in the World, and certainly the best in East Lothian”. Graham Adams and his team work throughout the year to […]

DCC Minutes November 2017

The meeting was not quorate due to the unavoidable absence of 6 members. the main points discussed were as follows:

Gala Day with a Paint Brush: Mike Wilson, a journalist from Edinburgh described his plan for crowd-sourcing and volunteering for community projects.
Civic Week: plans are developing for DCC members to manage Civic Week 2018 in the […]

East Beach Regeneration – Public Meeting 4th Dec

The Dunbar Community Council receives many queries / criticism about the state of the East Beach which is now denuded of sand. In fact the Dunbar Shore and Harbour Neighbourhood Group have been working on solutions for a long time now, and there is currently an exhibition in the Bleachingfields Centre which indicates the state […]

Dunbar Christmas Lights Switch On

Tonight was another triumph for the Dunbar Christmas Lights team. There are new displays on show this year, thanks to the work of the team throughout the year, and they do look magnificent. There were record crowds at tonight’s switch on, and the button was pressed by members of the Dunbar United Football Club. Well […]