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The Shore and Harbour Neighbourhood Group is behind an exciting concept to develop the currently derelict site adjacent to the Playgarden at Lamer Street.
We have it in mind that this site should be the focus for a small but special attraction which will hopefully appeal to both Dunbar residents and tourists to the town, alike.
Keep Scotland Beautiful has awarded Dunbar a Rural Seaside Award for 2012
The flag was raised at the beginning of June.
The Dunbar Shore and Harbour Neighbourhood Group worked with the East Lothian Council to secure this award. The Group is now active in the management of the beach, determined to keep it attractive for this year’s [...]
The Shore and Harbour Neighbourhood Group now has the funding in place for the 2012 Seaside Award.
Advertising consent has been applied for to accommodate the Keep Scotland Beautiful signage.
As promised Enjoy has repaired the wall between the Harbour and the Swimming Pool and we are all very appreciative of Enjoy’s good work in our area.
Report to AGM 07-02-12
Highlights of the Groups’s achievements in the year.
Increased cleanliness in the area
Conservation report completed for the Fishermen’s Monument
Support for RNLI, Coastal Rowing, Sea Cadets and Dunbar in Bloom
Seaweed removal plan
Plans for a Seaside award for the East Beach
Working to repair defects in roads, lights and drains
Cleaning up dump sites
Repairing dangerous structures
Having fun [...]
East Lothian Council has applied to Keep Scotland Beautiful for a 2012 Seaside Award for the East Beach. Working with the Dunbar Shore and Harbour Neighbourhood Group the Council intends to keep the beach as an attractive place for people to visit over the summer months.
East Lothian Council is looking for views on the Tenant Participation Strategy 2012-2015 which sets out how the Council will encourage tenants to get involved with the Council’s decision making. If you are an interested tenant in the Shore and Harbour neighbourhood please phone 865228 and we will deliver an explanatory leaflet and questionnaire to [...]
Good news. The dilapidated wall below the swimming pool that was shown in the post dated 24th October will be repaired by Enjoy.
Building Control will repair the wall between the Coastguard Houses and Church Street.
We will let you know when the work has been done.
Following our recent estate inspection we are most grateful to Scottish Water who have acted so quickly to replace the defective rodding eye, drain cover and toby cover in the harbour area. There is work still to be done in Church Street and Victoria Street and we will keep you posted when Scottish Water have [...]
We have had a most encouraging response from the East Lothian Council. Parts of the footway on both sides of Church Street and Castle Street are to be rekerbed and resurfaced in early 2012.
We met with the Dunbar Traders’ Association recently. It was pointed out to us at that meeting that Lamer Street is an [...]