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Loves Local

Just before Christmas we were excited to be informed that Sustaining Dunbar has been awarded  £18,000 from the Scotland Loves Local Fund administered through the Scotland’s Towns Partnership. This initiative is about encouraging people to ‘think, choose and love local’. This aim has  a close fit with our own aim of enabling our people, community […]

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Active Hope

As more and more people wake up to the enormity of the challenge posed by the climate crisis, how can we best support each other and face up to the mess we are in without being overwhelmed? Active Hope is about finding, and offering, our best response to global issues in this time of unfolding crisis. […]

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Wheat Threshing

Fifteen local growers plus Innerwick, Stenton and East Linton primary schools took part in this year’s wheat growing project -part of Scotland the Bread’s ‘Soil to Slice‘ project. This is an educational and awareness raising project that has the eventual aim of developing a locally adapted ‘landrace’ of wheat that is genetically diverse, resilient, nutritious […]

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Sunday 17th October Events

In November this year, Glasgow will host the COP26 UN climate talks, bringing together world leaders to make crucial decisions about protecting our future on the planet. From 17th – 29th October, at least 100 people are undertaking a 70-mile Pilgrimage for COP26. This journey, organised to reflect on the climate and ecological crisis in anticipation of the […]

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Pilgrims on the Storm

The soil and soul of walking to COP26 A talk by Alastair McIntosh to launch the Pilgrimage from Dunbar to Glasgow COP26 A pilgrimage doesn’t usually come from nowhere. In most of us, it will have built up over a period of both conscious and unconscious preparation. This is because a pilgrimage is not just […]

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Pix in the Stix does COP26

‘Not Without Us’ Film Screening:  East Linton Community Hall, 25th September 2021 As part of local pre-COP26 activity, Pix in the Stix – in association with Sustaining Dunbar, Climate Action East Linton and Take One Action – hosted a screening of ‘Not Without Us’, a 2016 Cert (12+) documentary that connects the dots between growing economic […]

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Local Cycling News

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 […]

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Summer Events Programme

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 […]

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Sustaining Place, Sustaining People

Our community-led recovery and resilience plan: for making a real difference, and to build back better from the pandemic.

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The Journey of the LGFA Coordinator

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 […]