Stenton Village Gala, Sunday 26th May, 1-5pm, Village Green, Park and Hall

YES IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!

Stenton Village Gala will be held on Sunday 26th May on Stenton village green, park and hall. The fun kicks off with the children’s ‘Food’ fancy dress on the green. 

Rodeo Bull, Assault Course, Tombola, Cake & Candy, Bar, BBQ, Teas, Duck Race and lots more. Come and join us for a great family afternoon out in East Lammermuir.

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Viridor Dunbar ERF – NHS Scotland Healthcare Waste Contract Official Statement

An Artist’s Impression of Viridor Facility

Viridor issued a statement today, with input from both NHSScotland and SEPA, regarding a contract for the treatment of Healthcare Waste at the Dunbar Incinerator (ERF Energy Recovery Facility).

This follows the withdrawal of services to NHSScotland which were previously supplied by Healthcare Environmental Services Ltd (HES).

Discussions with SEPA and the Scottish Government have been undertaken and all parties are aware that Viridor has not previously received this type of waste (and had no plans to do so) but requested Viridor’s assistance with a project of national importance. Viridor has been asked to assist NHSScotland as a short-term measure while its incoming contractor mobilises its services.

The type of waste the Dunbar ERF will receive from NHS Scotland would typically include: dressings, swabs, used PPE (personal protective equipment), wipes, nappies and incontinence pads. This waste stream specifically excludes: sharps (needles and other sharp instruments), anatomical waste, laboratory wastes and other specialist wastes such as hazardous pharmaceuticals and radioactive waste.

To read the full official statement click here

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Annual Family Nature Walk and BBQ, Spott, Sunday 12 May, 11am

Spott Community Association’s Annual Family Nature Walk and BBQ will be held Sunday 12 May. Please meet at the Village Hall at 11am.

ALL WELCOME

BBQ – Adults £4, Children £2

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Dunbar & East Linton Area Partnership Annual Public Meeting, Thursday 9th May 2019

Dunbar & East Linton Area Partnership are holding their annual public meeting this coming Thursday at 7:30pm in the Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar.

 

This is an Opportunity to hear about the work of your Area Partnership and ask questions about the work they do.

ALL WELCOME

For more information on the Area Partnership, contact them by email on dandel-ap@eastlothian.gov.uk or call 01620 827871

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Help Improve Dunbar Medical Practice

The Dunbar Medical Centre Patient Group is a voluntary group of patients who have come together to help improve communication between the patients and the Medical Practice.

They aim to provide patients with educational information of all aspects of the Practice, promote patient confidence in the Practice, gain patient views and use those views to help improve care.

Please Help Them by Getting Involved!…It’s For You!

If you are interested in more information, have suggestions or are keen to get involved, please contact the Patient Group at fsmith567@btinternet.com

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Car Boot/Tabletop Sale, Stenton Village Hall, April 7th 11-1pm

Stenton Bowling Club are holding a fundraising Car Boot and Tabletop Sale on Sunday 7 April 2019 from 11 to 1pm. The venue is Stenton Village Hall and Green. To book a table or pitch please contact Pat Lucas on 01368 850227 or email patlucas1@gmail.com.

£12.50 per table or car

£5 for kids table

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Road Closure U179 Deuchrie Road, Monday 18th March for 1 week

It is the Councils intention to undertake carriageway resurfacing work on the U179 Deuchrie road between Ruchlaw West Mains and Stoneypath commencing on Monday 18th March 2019 for approximately 1 week, weather permitting.

In order to comply with current Health and Safety legisilation, it will be necessary to close the road to through vehicular traffic from Monday to Friday only.

Refuse and recycling bins will be emptied as normal, boxes / bins will be placed out for 7am on collection days. Restricted local access will be retained where practicable.

Emergency vehicular access will be maintained at all times.

Please see attached TTRO for your Information.

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Haddington’s Lost Legacy of Agricultural Innovation Talk, John Gray Centre, Saturday 30th March

Join Bob Mitchell and Nolan Scott Shirreff for a fascinating talk on a single discovery 200 years ago in Haddington that sparked an agricultural revolution. The flames of this innovation soon spread beyond East Lothian and around the world. This is the remarkable story of a man who changed engrained ideas about crop production and changed humanity, the impact of which continues to this day.

Free but booking essential. Book at the museum or library.

Museum – 01620 820690
Library – 01620 820680
jgc@eastlothian.gov.uk

Date: 30/03/19
Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Star Room, John Gray Centre, Lodge Street, Haddington, EH41 1DX

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