Dunbar Prom Being Resurfaced

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 […]

East Lothian Report from Audit Scotland

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 […]

DCC Minutes October 2018

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.
Various […]

Dunbar War Memorial Refurbishment

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 […]

Twinning Association Fundraiser 24th Nov

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.

Morning Service and Wreath Laying

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’ […]

Afternoon Concert – The Battle’s Over

Commemorating the Great War, and Dunbar’s part in it, in music and song, prose and poetry.
Dunbar Parish Church, 3 pm, admission £5 (tickets, limited to 230 from Crunchy Carrot)
This community event will be a mix of music and song, prose and poetry presented by a number of organisations from within Dunbar. It will begin with […]

“Homecoming” – Parish Church 9th Nov 7.30pm

The Great War story of two Dunbar heroes, Sister Violet Fraser and Rev James Kirk
Dunbar’s exciting, ‘nearly new’ theatre group, the Battery Theatre Company, will be performing ‘Homecoming’, written by Edinburgh based playwright Sophie Good, appropriately in Dunbar Parish Church where Rev Kirk was minister from 1913 to 1918. The director is Andy Corelli, the […]