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Dunbar and East Linton Area Community COVID Response

The incredible response from the community of Dunbar and East Linton to the crisis caused by the global pandemic should be held up as a gold standard.

Dunbar and East Linton is and has always been a community-minded place with a fiercely responsible get-it-done attitude to solving problems for local folk, by local folk. This resilience has been put to the test in this pandemic, and multiple community-led initiatives have risen to this huge challenge proactively and with agility.

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We have a new webinar series!

7 – 8pm, Monday 27th April

Gardener’s Question Time

Struggling with your seedlings, toiling with your tatties? Puzzling over how to turn that wee bit of grass into your new veg patch?

Join Dunbar’s gardening experts Naomi and Graham for the first Sustaining Dunbar ‘Gardener’s Questions Time’!

With sowing season underway, the gardeners from Belhaven Community Garden have some (at least) of the answers for novice gardeners wanting to start growing their own fruit and veg in the lockdown – and may even have some helpful hints for houseplant parents.

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£88,000 to help local groups support the community in the pandemic

Dunbar and district has a strong tradition of local groups working together to look after people in need of help and support. This has enabled groups to respond quickly to the coronavirus situation by extending and adapting their services, and to ensure people get the help they need.

Using our experience and role as a Community Development Trust, Sustaining Dunbar has been able to work on behalf of the local Covid-19 Response Groups to raise funds for the following groups and projects: