We are pleased to share this update from Dunbar Cycling Group. Access updates The footbridge from A199 near A198 junction over the railway and the A1 underpass are due to be signed in the near future. The track is rather overgrown but is due to be maintained shortly -a great route south towards Biel and […]
We’ve compiled this programme of local events (45 at last count) happening over the summer months. Everything from ‘Art in the Garden’ to stonestacking, Zumba and Gentle Yoga. Some are one-off, some recur weekly. Please note that this information is mostly provided by other groups and some events need to be pre-booked -please check with […]
Our community-led recovery and resilience plan: for making a real difference, and to build back better from the pandemic.
Naomi Barnes shares her journey as Coordinator of the Local Good Food Alliance -June 2021 Context My role as the Local Good Food Alliance Coordinator started in mid December 2020, after Ola Wojtkiewicz set up the group in response to community engagement as part of Sustaining Dunbar’s ‘What If?’ project, the previous summer. There are […]
Drawing , printing and medicinal plants Come and enjoy a summer workshop with artist Anna Davis, getting closer to some of our wild medicinal plants with an immersive combination of drawing, and printing while drinking infused teas and looking at the plants medicinal properties. The workshops are free although donations to Belhaven community garden are welcome through […]
Back in the early summer of 2020 Sustaining Dunbar spoke with lots of local groups, many working at the sharp end of helping people to cope with the pandemic. We asked if it would be useful to work together and plan for the future. Most said ‘yes’ and the What If Project began. The project focussed on […]
Belhaven Brewery has partnered with Sustaining Dunbar to build a relationship that will see the special brewery gardens revitalised by a new Community Outreach Gardener. For years the brewery gardens have been hidden behind the brew house, but this partnership will see the secret gardens shared with people throughout Scotland as well as visitors from […]
The SOLE (Supporting our Local Economy) website is now live. Kirsty McIntosh from SOLE explains more about this project in this guest blog. In March 2020 when the pandemic hit and lockdown was imposed, communities around Scotland swung into action to support those within them who were in need. Local businesses lost significant revenue both […]
Climate Action East Linton (CAEL) in association with Robbie and Tommy Dale recently collaborated to plant a new species-rich scrub woodland – “Twa Burns Wood”. The focus of the Twa Burns Wood Project is biodiversity which ties in perfectly with CAEL’s biodiversity theme. This project provided a great opportunity for the community to get involved […]
Barbara Gardener-Rowell joins Sustaining Dunbar as a volunteer embedded artist.