Electric Vehicles Charging Points

East Lothian Council together with the Energy Saving Trust is exploring options for future electric vehicle charging infrastructure (EV chargepoints) and we have put together a survey to identify local priorities.
This 2-minute survey is now available on the Consultation Hub:
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Any enquiries about the survey or requests for EV chargepoints should be […]

High Street Painting Phase 3

Graham and his team will start phase 3 of the Dunbar High Street painting project on Friday 31st August, concentrating on the Northern half of the High Street from the West Port to the Abbey Church. This will include the building above the Community Bakery which needs special paint at a cost of £1500. The […]

DCC Minutes August 2018

Here are the main points from the August meeting:

Dunbar Against Litter: Romie Blair and Jane Handley gave a presentation about the work of “Dunbar against Litter”. The group of volunteers has grown to 600, and the team were commended for their efforts.
War Memorial: the first phase of renovation is now complete. Upgrading of the setting […]

Two Vacancies on the Community Council

Two of our number have stepped down recently to spend more time with their young family. This has created two vacancies on the Dunbar Community Council, so we are now seeking volunteers who wish to join us, to serve the community, and help make Dunbar a better place to live. Our meetings are normally held […]

DCC Minutes July 2018

Here are the main points from July’s meeting:

Belhaven residents attended to express their concern about traffic in the Belhaven area, and overnight parking in the Shore Road car park.
Many town maintenance issues have been advised to ELC.
The Wilson Place playpark area has apparently been sold of at a nominal sum. Residents are concerned that the […]

Dunbar Community Council 2018 Awards

DCC Chairman Stephen Bunyan and Civic Week Queen Annie-Rose Dickson presided at this evening’s award ceremony in the Dunbar Council Chamber. Pictures of all award winners are shown here:
Community Award Winner Jim Thomson […]

DCC Minutes May 2018

The main points from the May meeting are as follows:

Congratulations to Pippa and Alasdair Swan on receiving the Rotary Club Community Service Award, and to the British legion Pipe Band for their success in the pipe band competition.
Plans are well advanced for Dunbar Civic Week and the new Royal Court has been named.
Many town maintenance […]

Update from Tarmac Re Dust Deposits

we have just received the following statement from Tarmac:
As you may be aware, there were a series of dust observations made within the Dunbar area on the morning of Thursday the 24th of May. This coincided with an isolated incident at the plant in the early hours of that morning, where limestone-based product was being […]

What a Difference!

Here is the West Port corner and adjacent buildings looking smart, thanks to the efforts of our stalwart volunteers, helped by your funding contributions. The next phase commences on 1st June when Graham Adams, Neil Anderson, and others will be finishing off the North end of the High Street before tackling the Southern end, and […]

DCC Minutes April 2018

Here are the main points for the April Meeting:

Congratulations were offered to Maria Lyle, silver medallist in the Commonwealth Games.
Police reports a number of high value shoplifting events. 19 charges have been made and the main culprit held in custody.
Civic Week plans are progressing well.
War Memorial Restoration: a number of grant applications are in progress, […]