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Scarecrow Competition


The following are the most recent reports on meetings and events etc affecting the village
Kirk Sevice for this Sunday and News - Click here
Monthly Police Reports covering the Dirleton area Click here
Dirleton Neighbourhood Watch Click here for recent reports

The Scarecrow Competition and Trail
The scarecrows were put put in place around the village from Monday 16th November and will remain in situ for the rest of the week. They may remain longer by popular demand.

New Legisltion on Fire Safety
Dirleton residents may have received a leaflet from an alarm equipment supplier, Aico, warning that all Scottish Homes require updated equipment to be installed by Febraury 1st 2021. Representations have been made to the Scottish Government that this completion date is not realistic during the Coronavirus pandemic, and the Government's intention is to introduce subordinate legislation to put this deadline back for a year. Aico have been reprimanded for using the Scottish Government logo on their literature.

Renovation of Phone Box as a Book Exchange and History Trail
September 2020 - plans are well underway to implement this project as soon as Covid restrictions allow. In the meantime, the shelves to hold books are being made off-site, and the children's Lockdown artwork has been removed, so that the interior of the Box can be cleaned and painted. The history triptych will be ordered ready to be put in place, when a history trail is possible.

A summary of current Planning issues in Dirleton has been prepared (30.9.2020) by the Dirleton Village Association. Click here to view.

Dirleton Kirk resumed Services from Sunday 20th September
Services take placeon Sundays at 9.30am under such restrictions as to the conduct of public gatherings as may apply.
Wednesday prayers take place, at 10am in the Kirk.
Bookings can be made by phone or email during church office hours (1000-1300) on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the week prior to the service. To make a booking for that week’s service, please either phone during these hours (01620 892800) or email your request to giving details of the names of the people from your household who wish to attend and one contact telephone number and whether you would like to attend Abbey Church or Dirleton Kirk. Please do not leave phone messages and any emails received before Tuesday at 10.00am cannot be accepted. Bookings will only be taken for that week’s service and the process for the following Sunday will commence on the Tuesday of that week.
The church is not yet open at other times for private prayer and visitors, but the situation is being kept under review.

DART (the Dirleton Area Resilience Team) has a dedicated website of its own where you will find regularly updated information on its activities.
Click here to access the DART website