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Graham Adams and the team who helped him transform Dunbar High Street with the project to paint neglected tenements were guests of honour last night at the Dunbar Community Council reception. Graham was presented with a bound copy of photographs showing before and after pictures of some of the buildings. Also, Stephen Bunyan, the recently […]
Stephen Bunyan who recently retired as Chair of the Dunbar Community Council after more than 40 years, was given an award by ELC CEO Angela Leitch at the Provost’s reception last night . Also, the new flag for East Lothian was revealed. This was subject to a design competition in the Summer.
The main points from the November meeting are as follows:
Angela Leitch, CEO of East Lothian Council was in attendance and updated members on current Council issues, and received an update from members about issues in Dunbar.
A number of town maintenance issues were discussed, many of which have been referred to ELC for action.
Members reported on […]
The Dunbar Clifftop Promenade is currently being resurfaced following a fundraising campaign by the Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership. This resulted in an award of from SUEZ Communities Trust of £21,285. Additional match funding from the Area Partnership and from East Lothian Council have allowed this project to commence at a total cost of […]
A new report on East Lothian Council has been published by the Accounts Commission. It indicates that good progress has been made, but there are challenging times ahead, in particular to meet the demands of a significant increase in the population. In particular:
1. Planning for a significant increase in population – the 0-16 year age […]
The main points from the October meeting are as follows:
As this was his final meeting as Chair, Stephen Bunyan gave a review of the Dunbar Community Council from its beginnings. His full report is attached as an appendix to the minutes.
Some local priorities grant applications were discussed and approved
Arrangements for the Armistice Centenary were discussed.
The Dunbar War Memorial renovation has been underway for some months and was completed in time for the Armistice Centenary Commemoration. This program was managed by Herbert Coutts on behalf of the Dunbar Community Council, and involved a working group made up from Community Council members, as well as representatives from the Dunbar and District […]
Refurbishment of the Dunbar War Memorial is well advanced and will be completed in time for the Armistice Centenary Commemoration. This project has been managed by Herbert Coutts for the Dunbar Community Council. He wishes to identify people with strong Dunbar connections who died in WWI and WWII, but are not currently commemorated on the Memorial.
He would […]
Dunbar and District Twinning Association Prosecco Afternoon Tea Fundraiser to be held at Belhaven Parish Church Hall on 24 November at 3-5pm. Tickets £10 are available from Alice Tierney 01368 865448 or James Wyllie 01620 861143 or other committee members.
Commencing 10.45 am, Sunday 11th November Dunbar War Memorial, Marine Road
The traditional parade, led by Dunbar British Legion Pipe Band, will proceed from the High Street at 10.30 am to the renovated Dunbar War Memorial, Marine Road, for Dunbar’s Remembrance Sunday Service and Wreath Laying.
During the service young folk from DPS and DGS will ‘plant’ […]
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