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Wellbeing Economy Event

Last Tuesday, 31st January, we had a great turnout with over 100 people packing into Dunbar Parish Church Hall to welcome our guests from the International Class at Flensburg University and to hear presentations from Dr. Katherine Trebeck and Prof. Iain Black who shared their ideas for how we can take more control of our […]

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Pledge-hog Plea!

New project launched on National Hedgehog Day The ‘Dunbar Pledge-hog Project’ has become active even before our hedgehogs come out of hibernation, to launch National Hedgehog Day on Thursday 2nd February.  The local East Lothian project will be run by Sustaining Dunbar throughout 2023 and aims to connect both hedgehogs and people thanks to funding […]

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Family Friendly Ceilidh

Saturday 4th February, West Barns Village Hall 6.30-10pm A family friendly Ceilidh -with Lewis Williamson and his band Includes simple meal -a hearty bowl of veggie stew and community bakery bread. BYOB. Come and join us in celebrating the visit of international students from University of Flensburg -supporting Sustaining Dunbar energy projects. Hall capacity is […]

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Creating a Wellbeing Economy

Talk and Workshop, 7.30-9pm, Tuesday 31st January, Dunbar Parish Church Hall. We are delighted to welcome renowned, political economist  Dr Katherine Trebeck, for what should be an inspiring talk and workshop about how communities can and are transforming the world. How can we reimagine our economy to put people and planet first, creating places in […]

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Flensburg University International Class to visit Dunbar

A group of around sixteen international students and staff from Flensburg University in the north of Germany will be staying in Dunbar for five weeks from the end of January.  All from the Global South, the young professionals are visiting at the invitation of Sustaining Dunbar as part of their Masters course in Energy and […]

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Belhaven Community Garden blog

by Naomi Barnes, December ’22 Garden Outreach Funding Hopefully, you will have seen Carey’s blog about the fantastic outreach work she is doing with the Belhaven Green Team, the Beehive Garden Buddies and soon, the Belhaven hospital Buddies. We also employ Una who manages the Brewery’s Secret Garden. All this work could not take place without funding […]

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Birthday Ceilidh – to celebrate ten years of Belhaven Community Garden

Saturday 29th October, 7-10.30pm, West Barns Village Hall A ceilidh and meal to celebrate ten years of Belhaven Community Garden. Ten years ago, in the autumn of 2012, we cut the first turf to start laying out the sensory garden. We had just reached an agreement with the NHS to establish a community garden in […]

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Harvest Potluck Supper and AGM

Tuesday, 27th September, from 6.30pm Harvest Potluck Supper & AGM We invite all members and friends to the Our Lady of the Waves Hall (Westgate, Dunbar, EH42 1JL) Tuesday Sept 27th 18.30-21.30.  Meal starts at 19.00 AGM and presentations – 20.00 Bring some food to share. We suggest using seasonal fare. There are sumptuous squashes, terrific tatties […]

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Summer Social Drinks 2

Sustaining Dunbar, Summer Social Drinks.  Thursday 18th August, 8pm onwards at Station Yard Micropub. Come along to meet others with an interest in local action. How can we get together to support each other and ‘just do stuff’ to create a more sustainable and resilient community in which everyone is able to thrive in a […]

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Riverwoods -an untold story

7pm, Friday 19th August, Dunbar Townhouse Film showing (55mins) followed by discussion. Riverwoods -an untold story: the story of a fish that lives in the forest. And in the soil that feeds the forest. And in the predators, scavengers and even herbivores of the forest. Scotland’s Atlantic salmon – the King of Fish – is […]