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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 […]

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Dunbar Cycling Group

Dunbar Cycling Group’s primary aim is to encourage more people in Dunbar to take up or renew their interest in cycling. The club actively promotes cycling as a healthy, sociable pastime suitable for all age groups and abilities. Our friends from Dunbar cycling Group have shared their newsletter with us and we thought it would […]

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Climate Action East Linton ‘What If?’ Event

7-8pm March 17th 2021 Join us for an evening of conversation, information and local encounters with people passionate about their community and the planet. Register HERE. Climate Action East Linton (CAEL) consists of a friendly, informal group of people living in the East Linton area who care deeply about the climate and biodiversity crises. We have […]

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CLOSED: Community Engagement Lead

Opportunity now filled. Thanks to all applicants.

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Community Learning Exchange

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 […]

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Local Good Food Alliance

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.