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Fixing for a Future -Project Officer

Fixing for a Future -Project Officer


Posted By on Mar 2, 2020

‘Fixing for a Future’, Freelance Project Officer, 1.5 days per week, 2-year contract, East Linton, East Lothian The East Linton Melting Pot, working with Sustaining Dunbar, require a Project Officer to establish a monthly Repair Cafe at The Mart in East Linton, to set up and oversee the running of practical Skills Workshops and to recruit and organise training of volunteers for these activities and for facilitating ‘carbon...

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Tuesday 10th December 2019 7.30pm Belhaven Church Hall Belhaven Rd, Dunbar EH42 1NH – Doors open from 7pm Organised jointly by: DUNBAR CHURCHES TOGETHER and SUSTAINING DUNBAR FREE EVENT – ALL WELCOME Come and hear the candidates standing to become the new MP for East Lothian in the General Election on 12th December 2019. Candidates whose attendance is confirmed: Craig Hoy (Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party) Kenny MacAskill...

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“I have sleepless nights if I think about it…” “I’m afraid I can’t make a difference…” “I know it’s a problem but I need a holiday in the sun…” The moment we start talking about the Climate Crisis, feelings, fears and dilemmas come tumbling out. We know that there is a problem but it’s hard to face our feelings and fears and hard to know what to do. Do you think that we need to find better ways of talking with each other about...

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Tuesday 8th October 7-9pm Belhaven Church Hall, EH42 1NH Bring and share pot-luck supper followed by presentation and discussion about future energy. The shift to renewables is driving radical changes to our electricity system. How could we make use of the new opportunities this is opening up so as to ensure much more local, community control and benefit? How can we rapidly decarbonise our heating whilst tackling fuel poverty? 6.30pm...

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Apple Day 2019

Apple Day 2019


Posted By on Sep 27, 2019

5th October, 12.30-3.30pm at Belhaven Community Garden -in the grounds of Belhaven Hospital, Beveridge Row, Dunbar, EH42 1TR Fun for all the family. FREE Come along and share in our apple harvest: apple juicing, apple bakes for sale, apple stories for little ones, spoon carving, plant cuttings sale, cyanotype prints, pizza oven……

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The Climate Emergency and Me

The Climate Emergency and Me


Posted By on Aug 14, 2019

The Climate Emergency and Me Sustaining Dunbar Annual Members Meeting (AGM) 7pm Tuesday 3rd September Belhaven Church Hall 6.30pm Doors Open 7pm Bread and soup and more 7.30pm Annual report and presentation 8pm The Climate Emergency and Me How can we face up to the Climate Emergency? What can we be doing as individuals, as households, and collectively?  And how can we best come together and support each other in these challenging...

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Sunday 7th July at 2pm at Belhaven Community Garden Join Sally Gouldstone for a ‘Plant Noticing’ workshop. Wildflower identification for lazy botanists! Free. Sunday July 28th BBQ at Belhaven Community Garden from 1pm – just bring something to put on the grill.   Free. Friday 9th August Another chance to visit The Ridge’s Backlands project to catch up on progress, including with the Black Bull Close...

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East Lothian Council is currently consulting on its ‘Draft East Lothian Climate Change Strategy’. We feel that the draft falls far short of what is required to face up to what is now recognised to be a global Climate Emergency. Sustaining Dunbar will be finalising and submitting a full response shortly but we would like to encourage as many other individuals and organisations as possible to respond, even if very...

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