Posts by sustainingdunbar


New directors appointed

New directors appointed


Posted By on Nov 18, 2015

Sustaining Dunbar has appointed two new directors this year, Ettie Spencer and Elisabeth Wilson. Ettie Spencer lives in Stenton and her first career was in the voluntary sector, including the East End of London, Belfast and Canada. More recently she had a career change and is now an environmental artist and occasional lecturer in fine art. Ettie has lived in East Lothian for 12 years and has been Chair of the Dunbar Arts Trust and a...

Read More

Zero Waste Dunbar and District are looking for 2 Project Officers to deliver the Zero Waste Dunbar programme. If you have the skills and experience to facilitate and help deliver this exciting programme we’d love to hear from you. Full job descriptions for the Education and Community Project Officer and Business and Community Project Officer can be found ZWD Project Officers.  Application Closing Date Candidates should apply by...

Read More

Dunbar & District is famous for its beautiful beaches, fantastic local shops and of course being the sunniest and driest place in Scotland.  However, it now has a new accolade to add to this list, Dunbar and district has become the first community in Scotland to be part of a new  Zero Waste Town’s programme. Its unavoidable, waste is all around us. Every year in Scotland an whopping 12,800 tonnes of sofas, 1,600 tonnes of...

Read More
Thank you Libi!

Thank you Libi!


Posted By on Feb 12, 2015

We are now recruiting for a new project manager for the Zero Waste Dunbar Project. We’d like to thank Libi for doing an excellent job completing phase one of the Zero Waste Dunbar programme and we wish her all the best in her exciting new venture. Now that phase one of the project is complete we are progressing the various work streams agreed with Zero Waste Scotland. In addition to recruiting for a new Project Manager we will shortly...

Read More
Keep Me Warm

Keep Me Warm


Posted By on Jan 22, 2015

Households signed up to take the Household Canny Challenge can access the free Energy Audits and Advice Service. We can help with advice on measures to keep your home cozy and to save energy. To get more information contact sean@sustainingdunbar.org Draught Proofing Service: All households signed up to take the Households Canny Challenge can get free drought proofing done by our technician (while our stocks last). To book our...

Read More

Sustaining Dunbar will be running drop-in travel advice sessions at East Linton Library every Tuesday, 2pm to 4pm, starting on 27th January. Pop in for maps, the latest bus and train timetables and information about walking, cycling and using public transport.

Read More

The 20 mph speed limit trial south of the railway line has been in place for a year now and most people will have formed a view on whether it has been successful.  This latest public consultation, which runs until 15th February, gives you the opportunity to share your views.  If you live in the current trial area, you should soon receive an update information leaflet and questionnaire, which are also available online here.  A display...

Read More
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop


Posted By on Jan 15, 2015

Fruit tree pruning workshop with Andrew Lear at Belhaven Community Garden Come learn how to prune and shape fruit trees at Belhaven Community Garden on Saturday 31st January from 10:30 am till 3:30 pm.   Andrew is very knowledgeable on his subject and most entertaining but you will need to book early as we have limited spaces for this workshop. If you need help pruning your trees then hire this great tree pruning company in Atlanta....

Read More