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General Election Hustings

Wednesday 12th June 7.30-9pm at Dunbar Parish Church Dunbar Churches Eco-group with Sustaining Dunbar is holding a Hustings for the General Election on Wednesday 12th June 7.30-9pm at Dunbar Parish Church (date chosen as the one that most Prospective Parliamentary Candidates could make). All welcome! Hopefully you’ll be able to attend and to encourage others…

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Social Drinks

Thursday 20th June and every Third Thursday of the month, 8pm onwards at Station Yard Micropub  What if … we imagined … a future full of possibility … where we focus on a positive vision … Come and join us for a drink and blether! 

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Community Buyout Update

Very many thanks to everyone who has indicated their support for our proposed community buyout of the former Bank of Scotland branch at 95 High Street, Dunbar over recent weeks. The paper petition that was available in local shops and elsewhere was signed by around 250 supporters and our online survey seeking opinions and ideas…

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Civic Week Events at Belhaven Community Garden

Belhaven Community Garden at Belhaven Hospital, EH42 1TR Thursday 13th June at 6pm.  Family friendly.  FREE Gather at the polytunnel and enjoy an evening stroll with Sally Gouldstone to identify wildflowers. Saturday 15th June at 8.30am.  Family Friendly.  FREE Inspect our moth traps and identify our catch over a morning croissant, bring a coffee!

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Why Not Scotland?

Film showing and discussion for Dunbar Civic Week, Tuesday 11th June, 7-9pm Dunbar Townhouse, EH42 1ER FREE (donations welcome) but booking recommended as space is limited Scotland ranks as one of the most nature-depleted countries on Earth, but what if a different future was possible? Across mainland Europe, nature is making a dramatic recovery –…

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Climate Cafe

Second Wed of the month 12.30-14.00 Next Cafe: June 12th – St Anne’s Church An open, inclusive, café space for people to get together to talk and take Climate Action. Everyone is welcome to join the conversation and get involved.  Simple lunch Soup & Bread from Dunbar Community Bakery Optional: Bring cake/ tray bake to share…

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Dunbar Local Place Plan -Draft

Since November 2022 representatives of the Dunbar Community Council, West Barns Community Council, Sustaining Dunbar, Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership and Dunbar Trades’ Association have worked together to conduct surveys, hold consultation days and analyse findings to inform the development of a ‘Local Place Plan’ for Dunbar and West Barns. ‘Local Place Plans‘ were…

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Social Drinks

Sustaining Dunbar, Social Drinks.  Every Third Thursday of the month, 8pm onwards at Station Yard Micropub Come along for an informal meet-up with other members of Sustaining Dunbar. What if … we imagined … a future full of possibility … where we focus on a positive vision … where we tell a new story of a…

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Number 95

A community hub for Dunbar Town Centre? What do you think? The Bank of Scotland has announced that it will be closing its branch at 95 High Street, Dunbar in May 2024.  Sustaining Dunbar is proposing to use the Community Right to Buy legislation in order to try to bring these premises into community ownership,…

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Potential Community Buy-out of 95 High Street, Dunbar

The Bank of Scotland has announced that it will be closing its branch at 95 High Street, Dunbar in May 2024.  Sustaining Dunbar is proposing to use the Community Right to Buy legislation in order to try to bring these premises into community ownership, as an asset that also has the potential to generate a…