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SUSTAINING DUNBAR 2018 Third Friday SOCIAL EVENTS  Updated information about these and other events available on Sustaining Dunbar website under ‘news and events’. Events listed below all free.  Non-members also very welcome. June 15th  ‘Bridge to Ridge’ 7.30pm –Walkers meet at Bridge to Nowhere 8.30pm –Non-walkers meet at Backlands Garden Enjoy walking from Bridge to Nowhere along coast to Backlands Garden (off Dunbar High Street,...

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Kitchen Table Talk Notes

Kitchen Table Talk Notes


Posted By on Mar 29, 2018

A very convivial evening was had at Belhaven Church hall on Friday 16th March, sharing food and discussing the forthcoming Scottish Government’s ‘Good Food Nation’ Bill. The discussion was focussed around four main questions: What is our vision of a ‘Good Food Nation’? What is currently stopping us from being a ‘Good Food Nation’? What, personally, concerns us most about the current food...

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Kitchen Table Talk and Potluck Supper

Kitchen Table Talk and Potluck Supper


Posted By on Feb 21, 2018

Friday 16th March, 7pm at Belhaven Church Hall You are invited to a PotLuck Supper and Kitchen Table Talk Bring a (yummy) dish to share (7pm) and join in a facilitated workshop (8pm) to share your ideas as to how Scotland can become a ‘Good Food Nation’. This is the first of a new series of monthly social events for Sustaining Dunbar members. For this evening event, we are hosting a ‘Kitchen Table Talk’. The...

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Seeking a Development Manager

Seeking a Development Manager


Posted By on May 23, 2017

We are seeking the right person to help take Sustaining Dunbar into the next stage of its development. This ‘Development Manager’ will engage members, stakeholders and the wider community to review and map progress towards realising the ‘Dunbar 2025’ vision and will lead the process of creating a new Business Plan for Sustaining Dunbar. This is a short-term post funded by the Scottish Government’s ‘Strengthening Communities...

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Waste Innovation Centre update

Waste Innovation Centre update


Posted By on Apr 10, 2017

Regrettably we have not been able to proceed with our planned Waste Innovation Centre project because we still have no premises from which to operate. We originally expected to have entry at the start of January but complications between the head-landlord and heritable creditors mean that we have still not been able to sign a sub-lease. As we still have no timescale for gaining access we have had no option but to put our proposed...

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There are still a few place available in the Dunbar hub for anyone wanting to follow this year’s U.Lab course together with others. Anyone living in or near Dunbar is invited to take part in the free 8-week course on bringing about change, know as U.Lab. It is a ‘Massive Open Online Course’ (MOOC). Last year thousands of people around the world participated, including hundreds in Scotland. The Dunbar Hub is for...

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Where next for OurLocality?

Where next for OurLocality?


Posted By on Oct 29, 2015

We have been running the OurLocality web platform for nearly six years now. It provides a very simple and easy way for any community group, organisation, association, business, enterprise, community council, individual, project or event in the local area to quickly set up a website to showcase who they are and what they are doing. There are currently about seventy active websites using the platform. Many more have come and gone. You...

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