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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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Tree-mendous Team Effort

Local organisations have been springing into action at Dunbar’s Winterfield Park to help hedgehogs as they come out of winter hibernation. Logs are being kindly donated by Dunbar based tree surgeon David Carnegie, owner of Treetek, to build a large log pile, aiming to benefit local hedgehogs. Jen Walker, Sustaining Dunbar’s Pledgehog Project Officer says…

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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…

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Hedge-hugs

Sustaining Dunbar’s ‘Pledgehog Project’ wants to spread the love this Valentine’s Day by asking everyone to help lonely hedgehogs and are highlighting the problems faced by hedgehogs looking for a mate.   Jen Walker, Dunbar Pledgehog Officer explains, “As hedgehogs come out of winter hibernation their thoughts turn to breeding. Amorous males will travel long…

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Once You Know

Potluck meal, film and discussion Belhaven Church Hall, Saturday 9th March from 6.30pm Come for the meal, come for the film or come to the whole evening. All welcome. Once you know is the intimate journey of director Emmanuel Cappellin across the abyss of a world at the edge of climate-induced collapse. His voyage into…

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General Meeting

7pm, Saturday 9th March 2024, at Belhaven Church Hall A General Meeting of members of Sustaining Dunbar in order to approve the adoption of a revised constitution. Sustaining Dunbar’s Board is proposing that we should adopt a revised constitution that is fully compliant with the Land Reform (Scotland) 2016 in order for us to be…

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Hedgehogs in January and February

At the moment hedgehogs are usually still in hibernation (which generally last around 4 months from around December to March/April). I’m not aware of any hedgehogs that have been seen in Dunbar this month yet but we did see footage of a hedgehog at Lammermuir House Care Home and in a couple of local gardens…

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East Lothian Green Futures Festival

An invitation to participate in the upcoming East Lothian Green Futures Festival organised by the East Lothian Climate Hub. The East Lothian Green Futures Festival aims to bring together individuals, community groups, organisations, and businesses to share the amazing work already taking place in East Lothian. We want to celebrate the positive and inspire more…

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Insulate Innerwick

Come along to a free community event on Wednesday 31st January at Innerwick Village Hall: Afternoon discussion, 2-3.30pm Evening discussion, 7-8.30pm We are looking at how to make it as easy as possible for people to get the right information and advice about energy in their homes.