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Dunbar, East Linton and the local villages have always been community-minded places with a get-it-done approach to making a great place to live even better.
Community groups have been central to the response to COVID-19, and are now working on the recovery so the area can be home to thriving people, in a thriving place, while respecting the wellbeing of all people, and the health of the whole planet.
Together we are asking:
Children enjoying Belhaven Community Garden - a therapeutic and growing space at Belhaven Community Hospital.
Local groups have long been the backbone of the community, from running useful and fun events for everyone, to providing services to support those in need.
Find out which groups are part of the What If network, what they do, and how you can get involved:
What If Partners
Until COVID-19 restrictions allow us to get together over a meal again, we're using other ways to get together, discuss what's needed and make plans.
We're bringing community groups, local people and key stakeholders to think big, work out what’s most needed, and make it happen.
Read about our plans and how you can be part of them:
The What If Network
We're helping develop collaborative networks focusing on different themes:
Local Good Food Alliance
Local Community Halls Network
How we can thrive while respecting the wellbeing of all people, and the health of the whole planet?
While life was easier for many of us before COVID-19, below the surface “normal” was far from perfect.
Find out about the problems, what's needed to fix them, and how we can help:
The world we need
Dunbar-born Muir's passion and persistence inspired President Roosevelt to create the first national parks – and is commemorated in our coast to coast path.