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Community Learning Exchange

We recently shared our experience of convening the Dunbar and District ‘What If? Network‘ with other members of the Scottish Communities Climate Action Network. This ‘community learning exchange’ was part of SCCAN’s regular series of member networking events which provide an opportunity for communities across Scotland to share experience and learning. The recording of the […]

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Local Good Food Alliance

The Local Good Food Alliance was launched by Sustaining Dunbar in early September 2020. We have been reflecting on the journey we’ve undertaken together.

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Dunbar Harbour Trust ‘What If?’ Online Event

We were thrilled to see so many people interested in and joining our event with Dunbar Harbour Trust. Take a look at the recording and more.

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What If Visioning Workshop 3

In this third workshop in the series, the plan is to work together to draft the pivotal ‘What If?’ questions that we need to be asking now so as to unlock the pathway to the vision for 2030

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Dunbar Harbour Trust -‘What If?’ Event

28 January, 7-8pm Informal online event by Dunbar Harbour Trust who will share their ‘What If’ aspirations for the future. Dunbar Harbour Trust is the charity that looks after Dunbar’s three harbours. The diverse nature of the harbours requires multiple skills to ensure it remains a safe and welcoming place for those operating within and […]

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Ola’s Diary 3

‘The art of storytelling is one of our last remaining democratic spaces’. I heard that said recently, noted it down but forgot to write who said it. It resonates with our ambition to capture some of those fascinating local stories which far too often only reach a few people.

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‘What if?’ Workshop 2

What If Visioning Workshops (2nd session, Thursday 7th January, 7.30-9pm) Let’s imagine a future full of possibility, let’s imagine a future where no one is left out, where Dunbar, East Linton and the local villages are home to thriving people, where nature thrives on the land and in the sea. Imagine a future where we have […]

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Connected Communities

East Lothian Council’s ‘Connected Communities’ team promote and deliver the council’s community empowerment aims, working collaboratively with other council services and community organisations, including Area Partnerships, community councils and voluntary organisations – to make a difference and help reduce inequalities. Sustaining Dunbar’s Local Good Food Alliance talks to Helen Harper from Connected Communities about Dunbar community resilience, food provision and […]

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Community Recovery Funding

Funding to help the community recover from COVID The Scottish Government’s Community Recovery fund is supporting community groups in Dunbar and East Linton to recover from the effects of the pandemic. The application was coordinated by Sustaining Dunbar and benefits around 30 groups and organisations across the Dunbar and East Linton Ward. The award of […]

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‘What If?’ workshops

What If Visioning Workshops (1st session, Thursday 10th December, 7.30-9pm) Let’s imagine a future full of possibility, let’s imagine a future where no one is left out, where Dunbar, East Linton and the local villages are home to thriving people, where nature thrives on the land and in the sea. Imagine a future where we have […]