High Street Winter Lights

The new winter lights, funded by the Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership, have now been installed at the North end of Dunbar High street, with more to come. Another fine effort by the Christmas Lights team.

What Goes Up Must Come Down

The Christmas Lights Team completed the take down of the lights today, so that is it for another year. Except not quite, as the team immediately started the task of putting up the new Winter Lights. These are LED strings which wrap around the lamposts and will brighten the High Street on dark winter nights. […]

DCC Minutes December 2016

DCC Minutes December 2016
The Main points from the December 2016 meeting were as follows:

Proposed Commemorative Plaque for Jimmy Bain: The DCC was fully supportive of a proposal to commemorate the life of Jimmy Bain, a famous Rock guitarist who grew up in Dunbar.
Police Report: there are ongoing problems with anti social behaviour and petty theft […]

DCC Minutes Nov 2016

DCC Draft Minute( November 2016 (JB)
The main points from the November meeting were as follows:

George Robertson was confirmed as Vice Chair
A letter about our concerns re the Local Plan and the SES Plan has been submitted to ELC
Application for 19 further turbines at Aikengall has been approved. This is said to promise £9.4 m per […]

Dunbar Christmas Light Put-Up

The Christmas Lights Committee and their volunteers are doing a magnificent job today putting up Dunbar’s Christmas lights in very challenging conditions with strong winds and torrential rain. This year promises to have the best display ever, as new cables have been put across the hight street, and many displays have been updated with LEDs
The […]

DCC Minutes Oct 2016

The Main points from the October meeting are as follows:

Formation of the new Community Council: The 10 previous members were re-elected. Stephen Bunyan was re-elected as Chairman, Jacquie Bell as Secretary, and Alasdair Swann as treasurer. Election of the Vice Chair was deferred to the next meeting.
Christmas Lights: Put Up Day will be 06 Nov, […]

Dunbar Parish Church Cemetery

The number of headstones in Dunbar cemetery which have toppled in recent years has caused serious concern.  The problem has been made worse by East Lothian’s budget restrictions reducing the hours available to maintain the cemetery to former standards.  One of the casualties has been the frequency of trimming the grass.  Rather than allowing the […]