Christmas Lights Put-Up Day

Graham Adams, the Christmas Lights team, and a willing bunch of volunteers are hard at work putting up the Dunbar Christmas Lights. This is a terrific achievement, and Dunbar should feel proud. The display this year looks like being better than ever.

Community Craft Shop opens in Dunbar

The Dunbar Craft Studio is a community Investment company started with the help of East Lothian Business Gateway. The aim is to provide rent-able space for local crafters from all over the County to display their wares. They also do on-line sales worldwide, and in future plan to run crafting classes.
They are having a Christmas […]

DCC Minutes October 2017

Here are the main points from the October meeting:

The present incumbents were confirmed in the following appointments: Chair (Stephen Bunyan), Vice Chair (George Robertson), Secretary (Jacquie Bell), and Treasurer (Alasdair Swan). Stephen Bunyan indicated that he would stand down as Chair in a year’s time.
There was a presentation by Peter Murray and Alison MacDonald on […]

Heriot Watt Study on Healthy Ageing

The Psychology Department of Heriot-Watt University are conducting a study on the benefits of learning a new skill for the over 65s.
As we get older, some of us might experience changes in our thinking or memory skills. Research has suggested that taking up a new activity, especially one we’ve never done before, might help maintain […]

Fireworks Season is Here

Whilst we all enjoy official fireworks displays, especially on or around the 5th November, there is an increasing trend for ad-hoc fireworks displays at other times, and especially from now till the New Year. People need to be fully aware of the safety issues and must act responsibly around fireworks. Dogs are especially affected by […]

Jimmy Bain – Thanks to all Sponsors

Mark Beattie, who masterminded to project to create a statue and a plaque in memory of pop guitarist Jimmy Bain wishes to express his sincere thanks for all sponsors and others who helped with this project:

Colin Cairns Ford who created the life-size statue of Jimmy Bain from welded steel.
The Bainbow Band who performed at the […]

DCC Minutes September 2017

The main points from the September DCC meeting are as follows:

Assembly Rooms: – Paul Zochowski of ELC explained his recently circulated development plan for this site.
Civic Week:- A coordinator is needed to take over the organisation of Civic Week from Sue Anderson. Notifications have been placed on Facebook.
Police Report:- There have been a number of […]

Coordinator Urgently Needed for Civic Week 2018

Dunbar Civic Week has been organised by Sue Anderson for a number of years now, and she has made it what it is. Now that she has moved on, we urgently need someone to take over the role of Coordinator.
Civic Week normally runs through the third week of June. The Coordinator’s main role is in […]

Dunbar Community Council Vacancy

There is currently a vacancy on Dunbar Community Council, and applications from willing volunteers are invited from Dunbar residents. The Community Council meets on the third Monday of the each month at 7pm in Dunbar Town House. Current planning applications, local issues, town maintenance etc are discussed, so that the views of the Dunbar Community […]

Dunbar Grammar School Maths Success

DGS students Conor Gibson, Euan Campbell, Sandy Purves and Rowan Daff took part in the Maths Enterprise Competition on Thursday 28 Sept and were placed 2nd over all in Edinburgh and Lothians.
A great achievement – very well done to all.