Posts made in August, 2014


Come to the East Linton Auction Mart open day on 31st August and be in from the start. The two-acre site includes the well-known octagonal auction mart building that stood for many years at the heart of the rural economy as a centre for trading livestock. Now, the site, near Orchardfield, in the village, could once again be thriving under the ambitious proposals. Andrew Turner, a director of Sustaining Dunbar has been involved since...

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The annual Sustaining Dunbar Gathering In will take place on Saturday 25th October 2-4pm at the Bleachingfield Centre. As part of the ‘Fertile Ground’ art conference being organised by North Light Arts, our marquee will showcase many of the initiatives being taken by local people to make our town a more vibrant place to live. From local produce to beekeeping groups and writing workshops, local holidays by train or by bike,...

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Richard Lochhead, Scotland’s Environment Minister, visited Dunbar today to announce that Dunbar has been chosen to be Scotland’s first Zero Waste Town. This pilot project will be coordinated by Sustaining Dunbar, working closely with Zero Waste Scotland, East Lothian Council, local groups, businesses and residents to coordinate a comprehensive approach to transforming attitudes to waste in the town. Environment Secretary...

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