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December calendar pic

December Dirleton Calendar Picture


The following are the most recent reports on meetings and events etc affecting the village
Kirk Sevice for this Sunday and News - Click here
Dirleton Primary School's Monthly Newsletter November 2019
Dirleton School Partnership Draft Minute September 11, 2019 Click here
Minute of Dirleton Village Association June 2019 Meeting Click here
Monthly Police Reports covering the Dirleton area Click here
Dirleton Neighbourhood Watch Click here for recent reports

Happy New Year and best wishes for 2020 from the Dirleton Village Association and Dirleton Good Neighbours.

Current Planning Application for Improvement to the Kirk Green
The planning application (19/01240/P) and related Listed Building Consent application (19/01238/LBC ) for the community conservation works to the church green have now been submitted and can be seen on the East Lothian Council planning website. These proposals have been developed by the community over the last 2 years, beginning with the Dirleton Discussion Day held in 2017.
They consist of:
1 Parking and associated lighting and road drainage improvements
2 Repairs to the war memorial and a proposal to underground the telephone wire above the monument
3 Replacement of the section of railings removed in the war
You can of course submit your comments on the planning application to the local authority, or, alternatively you can contact Derek Carter directly on if you have any questions
Click here to see the documents prepared for this application.

Half Price - A limited number of the Dirleton Lunch Hub's Dirleton Calendar 2020 are still available. The price has been reduced from £6.50 to £3. If you would like one or more, please use the Contact Form to let us know, and we will deliver to you. See the above illustration. All profits will be used by Dirleton Good Neighbours for village activities.

New Sunday Time for the Dirleton Jogging Group
This takes place on Wednesdays at 9.30 am and Sundays now at 8.30am and meets up by the Phone Box on the Green. The distance is 5km.

The DVA Committee for 2019-2020 is as follows: Chair: Rob Aberdein; Honorary Secretary: vacant; Honorary Treasurer: Sheila Low; Minutes Secretary: Carl Hamer; Membership Secretary: Felicity Dingwall; Keith Cornwell; Maurice Hickey, Mary McNie; Fred McClintock; Derek Carter; Madeleine Barker; David Tait
Ex Officio:Tom Drysdale (Community Councillor). One further Community Councillor Position: Vacant

The DVA's Sustainability Policy and Emergency Winter Resilience Plan
The DVA's Sustainability Policy for Dirleton and Gullane and Dirleton's Community Emergency Plan,which also includes Dirleton are now both availabe on this website. Click on the name of each to link to the document

Recent Road and Planning Issues
The DVA has been awarded £35,000 from the Road's Budget of the North Berwick Coastal Area Partnership for extensive improvements to the straight section of road and parking area leading to the Kirk and Kirk Hall and to deal with the road floodng issues beside Auburn House. An application can now be made to the War memorial trust for related work in restoring the monument itself and improvements to the Kirk Green lighting.

Thinking ahead to 2020 and Dirleton's participation in Scotland's Gardens Scheme
Carol Drysdale, the Dirleton Co-ordinator, will be contacting past participants regarding opening their Gardens again in June 2020, and encouraging new participants to join in. Click here for ideas on starting to prepare your garden to look its very best for next year's event