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News

There is a lot happening in Dunbar Harbour, so we will keep you informed with our news articles and newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletter on the right of this article and come back to this news page often to read more. If you have news related to Dunbar Harbour then please send us a message using the form at the bottom and we will publish it here.

 

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If it’s true people need friends, so do buildings

Historic buildings need an enormous amount of care and maintenance and are a symbol of our heritage They also need champions, people to encourage their use, and promote their existence They are often cared for and managed by volunteers. They receive no government funding and rely heavily on voluntary donations

We need a Friends group to support the Battery Friends are people who want to get involved. This can be a very rewarding task as it lets you to talk about why the Battery is important to you and your community.

People are out there, and many of you would lend a hand or share your skills help secure and protect what we see as our heritage. There are so many skills that exist in our community anything from organising fundraising events or filling in funding applications

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A beautiful heron has taken up residence under the bridge day & night. He fishes mainly at low tide, even at night due to the security lights.

 

 

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Saartje Drijver, stopped off in Dunbar on a swim of  the coast of East Lothian to raise funds for Maggies Centre. In memory of her friend Christine. Saartje decided to swim from Fisherrow Harbour to Cove Harbour. The route was divided into 2/3 hour sections. She had safety boats manned by family and friends of Christine making it quite an emotional journey. The trip  from was described as invigorating, exciting, exhausting and beautiful.

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Work to repair the ladders has been completed by A G  Thomson . All harbour ladders have been inspected and found to be fit for purpose..

 

 

 

 

 

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Fishermen  are  getting ahead with  some boat maintenance before the winter weather arrives. Drying out, antifouling , hull  inspection and painting are regular  jobs

 

 

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Dunbar Fishermen’s Association is making progress on a project that the Association has managed and raised all the funds for. Site preparation has been undertaken by A G Thomson. This facility will provide greater flexibility for our fishermen and will cut out the wastage of rotting bait when the weather is bad.

 

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The walkways around Cromwell Harbour have been improved and cleaned up with the grass and weeds removed. A new surface has been laid making it safer and easier to walk around this historic harbour.

 

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Permission and listed building consent have been given to allow the interpretation project to be extended to other fascinating parts of the harbour.

 

 

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All are welcome to attend a meeting on Thursday 16th November at 6 p.m. at Dunbar Methodist Church Hall.There will be presentation on the outcomes of the current three year plan 2015-2017, to be followed by the plans for the next three years 2018-2020.

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Seal & Birdwatching -   Lighthouse Tours  - Photography Tours  - Sea Taxi

Forth Wild offer the opportunity to see stunning Firth of Forth wildlife including gannets, puffins, razorbills, guillemots, cormorants, shags, seal and dolphins depending on the time of the year you sail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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