We are looking for the right person to take a lead on working with our partners in the What If? Network as we coordinate the development of a community-led recovery and resilience plan for the area.
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 […]
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.
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.
Sustaining Dunbar is seeking a self employed consultant to deliver the proposed Dunbar & East Linton Green & Blue Places Visitor Management Scoping Study.
‘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.
Welcome to Sustaining Dunbar’s first What If? Bulletin. We have been looking for an effective way to share our work with partner organisations and would like to trial a bulletin. We hope that it will provide some useful information without overwhelming your inbox! As this is our first bulletin, it’s a bit long but we […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]