Free Summer School Places still available

Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership are offering fully sponsored summer school places for local youngsters aged from 8 – 15 yrs. This looks like being a great success, and all initial applications have been successful, with letters of offer on their way shortly. However, there are still some 40 vacancies available during the School […]

Dunbar Battery Briefing 10th May 1900

There will be an introductory meeting in the Methodist Church Hall to include a supervised tour of the newly refurbished site for anyone interested in making use of the Dunbar Harbour Battery. This will include a question and answer session.
More detail will be available on the night, but the general principles can be summarised as follows. […]

New Compass Rose Installed

The new compass rose has now been fitted to the viewpoint plinth which stands on Dunbar’s clifftop path. The original in bronze was stolen some years ago with by metal thieves. The replacement is in a synthetic stone material in three colours.
Thanks are due to the supplier, The Osprey Company of Coldstream, to the East […]

DCC Minutes March 2017

The main points from the March meeting are summarised below.

Representatives from Scottish Water gave a presentation on the proposed upgrade of a sewage pipe on the Souther part of Dunbar’s East Beach. The Council sought reassurance that this would not result in erosion of beach material.
Three potential candidates for the two vacant DCC positions each […]

Proposed Sewage Pipe Upgrade on East Beach

There was a lengthy discussion at last night’s Community Council Meeting regarding the proposed upgrading of the (buried) sewage pipe on the Southern part of Dunbar’s East Beach. Three representatives from Scottish water were present, along with a number of concerned members of the public. The pipe in question is currently below the sand level, […]

End of an Icon

The Pavilion at Winterfield Park is now being demolished. Many Dunbar residents will remember this from its heyday. It is sad to see it go.

Dunbar CAPP Meeting 02 March

Here are the main points from last night’s Community and Police Partnership Meeting (CAPP)

Jacquie Bell: A vote of thanks was given to Jacquie Bell, who has stood down as CAPP Chair after many years of service.
Youth Anti-Social Behaviour: this continues to be a problem and is being tackled vigorously by our community police. Patrols are […]

DCC Minutes February 2017

The main points from the February meeting are as follows:

Christmas Lights: all junction boxes are to be replaced, and there will be additions to the winter lights.
Anti Social Behaviour: Youth ASB was discussed at length. Effective measures are in place, but the public must be encouraged to report incidents promptly to the police.
Beveridge Row Development: […]

Contact Police re ASB Incidents

A police report to the Community Council has highlighted an increased level of anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the town often involving under age drinking. Our police are aware and are making every effort to address the problem. This includes increased patrols in evenings and weekends, engaging with local youths, ensuring that teenagers affected by drink […]