Parking Suspensions Dunbar High Street 19-20th January 2017

Parking suspensions will come into force on Dunbar High Street this coming Thursday and Friday (19th and 20th January) to refresh the parking bays and introduce new loading bays etc. The parking suspension is for all day but the bays will be opened as a rolling programme as soon as the road marking contractor has applied the markings. New time plates (changing 60 mins to 90 mins ) have already been installed.

Parking bays on both sides of the High Street from West Port to Bayswell Road will be affected on Thursday. Parking bays from West Port to Queens Road will be affected on Friday.

For more information please click here

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Draft Minutes of ELCC Meeting held on 13 December 2016

MINUTES OF MEETING OF
EAST LAMMERMUIR COMMUNITY COUNCIL
HELD IN OLDHAMSTOCKS VILLAGE HALL
ON TUESDAY 13 DECEMBER, 2016

Present: Cllrs: Chris Bruce (Chair)/Janice Hanvidge/ /Anne Lyall/
Janette MacDonald/ /Donna Collins/Elisabeth Wilson

In attendance: Pauline Jaffray and one member of the public – Mrs Sheila Ainslie

Welcome: Cllr Bruce welcomed everyone to the meeting and the following three apologies were noted.

1:00 Apologies: Cllrs Barbara Wyllie/Cris Thacker and Cllr Michael Veitch

2:00 Approval of Minutes of Meeting held on 25 October, 2016. The minutes were approved by Cllr MacDonald and seconded by Cllr Lyle.

3:00 Any items to be added to the agenda:

Zero Waste Dunbar & District Proposal
Perryman’s 253 bus service
National Cycle Route NCR 76

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Dunbar Summer School Director Job Opportunity for 2017

Dunbar and East Linton Area Partnership are looking to employ a Director for Dunbar Summer School 2017. The contract for this new position is being offered by East Lothian Council and details on how to apply can be found by clicking here.

Click on Brief for an explanation on the nature of the summer school and the role that the successful applicant will be required to deliver.

Closing date for submissions – 12 Noon on Friday 13th January 2017.

Interviews with shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in Haddington in w/c 23rd January 2017.

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Draft Minutes of ELCC Meeting held 25 October 2016

Draft Minutes

of Meeting of East Lammermuir Community Council held in Innerwick Village Hall on
Tuesday 25 October, 2016.

Present: Cllr Michael Veitch
Janette MacDonald/Barbara Wyllie/Chris Bruce/Janice Hanvidge/
Donna Collins/Anne Lyall/Cris Thacker

In attendance: Pauline Jaffray and 23 members of the public

1:00 Apologies: Elisabeth Wilson/Jason Ormiston

Welcome:
C Bruce as the former Chairman of East Lammermuir welcomed all those present to the meeting. He explained to all present that this is the first meeting of the East Lammermuir Community Council after the election and Cllr Michael Veitch will preside over the first part of the meeting and the appointment of Office Bearers to the new Community Council. This has to be carried out before the meeting can continue with other business.

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Torness Open Meeting Thursday 20 October, 6:30pm, Hallhill, Dunbar

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Want to know more about Torness Power Station?

On Thursday, 20 October, 6:30pm, Torness power station is holding an open meeting at Hallhill Sports Centre in Dunbar. A team from the station, including managers, graduates and apprentices will be there to tell you more about life at Torness and to answer your questions. Click here to view the public meeting leaflet.

For more information or to register your interest please contact Ashleigh Dickson on 01368 873 847 or ashleigh.dickson@edf-energy.com

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5Rights Online Survey for Young People

5rightslogolpScotland’s 5Rights Youth Commission has recently launched an online survey about young people’s digital world. The survey’s aim is to capture the experiences, thoughts, and evidence about the digital world from the young people of Scotland. Click here to take the survey.

The Youth Commission would like to reach as many young people as possible. The survey responses will form a vital part of the Youth Commission’s investigation on how Scotland can support young people’s rights in the digital world. The survey is open until Feb 2017, covering the full duration of the Youth Commission to allow young people to continue feeding into their investigation. To take part, participants should be under the age of 25 and live in Scotland. It should take roughly 7 minutes to complete and responses are completely anonymous.

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East Lammermuir Community Council Draft Minutes of Meeting held 23 August 2016

Draft:

Minutes of Meeting of East Lammermuir Community Council held in Spott Village Hall on Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Present: Cllrs: Chris Bruce (Chair /Anne Lyall/Janette MacDonald/Barbara Wyllie/

In attendance: Cllr Norman Hampshire/Elisabeth Wilson

1:00 Apologies: Cllr Michael Veitch/Jason Ormiston/Janice Hanvidge/Pauline Jaffray/
Chris Tacker/PC Gavin Ross and PC Jenni Stewart, CWO, Dunbar

The Chair, Cllr Chris Bruce welcomed everyone to the meeting and our guests for this evening, Alan Hobbett, Projects Director from Berwickshire Housing Association; Keith Scott and Jerome Bell from Scottish Power and Scott Gavin from Excalon.

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105 – The New National Telephone Number for Power Cuts

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A new national phone number “105”, has been launched by all electricity network operators for customers to call should they need to report or get information about a power cut in their area. Instead of dialling 0800 numbers, customers will be able to call the new “105” number.

Dialling 105 will put customers through to their local electricity network operator – the company that manages the cables, power lines and substations that deliver electricity into homes and businesses in their area. 105 is a free service for people in Scotland, England and Wales. Customers can also call 105 if they spot damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put anyone in danger. If there’s a serious immediate risk, customers should call the emergency services too.

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