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Dunbar Station Car Park

Twenty-one of the Seventy-six car parking spaces at Dunbar station will be closed from Monday 10 June until Monday 11 November 2019. This is to allow for work on a new second platform to be carried out. More information on the new platform can be found at: https://www.networkrail.co.uk/running-the-railway/our-routes/scotland/dunbar-station-new-platform/ The temporary closure will see 10 spaces…
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June 4, 2019 0

Braw Buildings 2019

Applications are now open for young people and families who want to discover Scotland Hostelling Scotland and Scottish Civic Trust are inviting young people and families to apply for Braw Buildings 2019, which will give them the opportunity to explore a new area of Scotland. This is the second year that Hostelling Scotland, which launched in…
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June 3, 2019 0

Puffin Season 2019 launches at the Scottish Seabird Centre

The Scottish Seabird Centre, a leading UK education and conservation charity, is today (Monday 27 May) launching its official 2019 puffin season, as these spectacular seabirds settle into their burrows and the first of this year’s pufflings (puffin chicks) begin to make an appearance. The season marks the peak period of puffin activity on the…
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May 27, 2019 0

Final call for East Lothian food heroes

Food and drink producers, street food vendors and culinary creatives from across East Lothian have until the 3rd of June to apply for a space at this year’s Edinburgh Food Festival. Taking place in Assembly George Square Gardens from 19-28 July 2019, the annual foodie event welcomed over 25,000 visitors in 2018 and is now…
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May 15, 2019 0

“Over Land and Sea”

An Exhibition Tim Wootton, Darren Rees, Daniel Cole and Simon Griffiths Scottish ornithologists’ Club, Aberlady 25 May – 3 July 2019 This group exhibition brings together three painters Tim Wootton, Darren Rees and Daniel Cole and a sculptor, Simon Griffiths to focus on wildlife captured at a particular moment. All are established wildlife artists and…
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May 11, 2019 0

TIDE: Dialogues of Change

This summer in Dunbar, eleven Scottish artists have been selected for the John Muir Open to offer an opportunity to develop their personal environmental practice in a joint exhibition. Titled ‘TIDE’ it aims to continue an already growing dialogue around our relationship with nature, how we live and our impact on the environment; encouraging artists…
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May 7, 2019 0

Digital Access Project

Need help with technology or the Internet? These days knowing how to use technology and the Internet is very important for all kinds of activities, but sometimes you might need some help using your smartphone, tablet or computer to make the most of it. Learning how to use technology can help you with:  Getting…
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May 2, 2019 0

2019 ‘Helping It Happen’ awards open

People across rural Scotland are being urged to share their stories of the work done by local estates, farms and land-based businesses to help their surrounding communities flourish, as nominations for the 2019Helping It Happen Awards get underway. Following two successful years, organiser Scottish Land & Estates has declared the Helping It Happen Awards 2019…
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April 6, 2019 0

ScotRail reminds customers to claim extra compensation

Rail commuters on the North Berwick line are reminded that they will be able to take advantage of ScotRail’s extra compensation offer for the first time this weekend, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March. The additional offer has been introduced for customers most affected by cancellations caused by the need to train drivers and conductors…
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March 19, 2019 0

RHS Greening Grey Britain grants up for grabs

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on communities across Scotland to transform an unloved local space into a green haven this summer. Now in its fourth year, the RHS Greening Grey Britain scheme, supported by M&G Investments, is offering up to 50 intergenerational gardening projects across the UK £500 worth of plants and materials…
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February 15, 2019 0