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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 […]

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Belhaven Garden Summer Workshops

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 […]

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Rejuvenating the Secret Brewery Garden

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 […]

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SOLE Dunbar

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 […]

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Twa Burns Wood

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 […]

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Community Outreach Gardener

Sustaining Dunbar is the community development trust for the Dunbar and East Linton ward in East Lothian. We work closely with community groups and stakeholders to help the area to be home to thriving people, where nature flourishes on the land and in the sea, where we live, work and learn in ways that respect […]

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Hustings

Scottish Parliament Hustings Events 7.30pm Tuesday 13 April 2021 – Constituency Vote 7.30pm Thursday 15 April 2021 – Regional List Vote Online events by Zoom – Advanced booking essential Organised jointly by: Sustaining Dunbar and Dunbar Churches Together in the lead up to the Scottish Parliament elections on 6 May 2021, all are welcome: Tuesday 13th April […]

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What Next for the Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace?

Wed, 24 Mar 2021, 7pm A ‘What If?’ event organised by the Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace in conjunction with Sustaining Dunbar. Join us to discuss: What role does John Muir’s Birthplace play in the life of the town and the High Street? What can we learn from John Muir’s life and legacy to support and inspire us? What […]