Roodlands Hospital Update Invite

Local residents and interested parties are invited to Roodlands Hospital Dining Room for high tea on Thursday 23rd February 2017 from 3pm till 5pm. This is an informal update on progress to date on the new Roodlands Hospital, and an opportunity to hear about future phases of construction. The Project Team will be present, and […]

Youth Anti-Social Behaviour in Dunbar

There has been much comment on Social Media recently about youth anti-social behaviour in Dunbar. A recent incident in Countess Road resulted in a number of cars being vandalised. Anti Social Behaviour is a frequent topic at the Community and Police Partnership (CAPP) meetings which are held monthly at the Dunbar Police Station and are […]

Volunteers Required for Dunbar’s Weather Station

Dunbar’s reputation as “Sunny Dunny” stems from the fact that we have our own weather station, and readings are taken on a daily basis. However the two volunteers are about to retire, and replacements are urgently needed. Here is information direct from the Met Office.
The Met Office is the United Kingdom’s National Weather Service and […]

DCC Minutes January 2017

DCC Minutes January 2017
The main points for the January meeting are as follows:

Civic Week planned for 17-25 June – volunteers required.
Police report indicates that anti-social behavious is still and issue
Only 12 families at DGS have volunteered to host pupils from Lignieres, so twinning visit is unlikely to proceed.
Recent storms have caused damage to East Beach
War […]

Vacancies for Two Council Members

The Dunbar Community Council currently has two vacancies for council members. Applications are invited from residents within the burgh of Dunbar to fill these posts. This is an opportunity to serve the local community and help make Dunbar a better place to live and work.
The primary purpose of a community council is to ascertain and […]

Campaign in Memory of Jimmy Bain

Jimmy Bain was a rock guitarist who grew up in Dunbar and gained international fame with heavy metal groups like Rainbow. Jimmy died last year at the age of 68, and an old school friend, Mark Beattie, has launched a campaign in his memory. Mark is raising funds so that a plaque can be mounted […]

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 […]