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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
Minute of Dirleton Village Association June 2019 Meeting Click here
Dirleton Primary School's Monthly Newsletter October 2019
Dirleton School Partnership Draft Minute September 11, 2019 Click here
Monthly Police Reports covering the Dirleton area Click here
Dirleton Neighbourhood Watch Click here for recent reports

Dirleton Lunch Hub's Dirleton Calendar 2020 is available at the Amalfi Cafe, price £6.50. It is also on sale at the month Lunch Hub on November 6th and December 4th. See the above illustration. All profits will be used by Dirleton Good Neighbours for village activities.

If you are unable to come to the Voting Day on Saturday 23rd Novmber in the Kirk Hall to vote between 1 and 3pm, with results announced by 4pm, you can download a Voting Paper and put it in one of the Voting Boxes in the Amalfi Cafe or the Castle Inn, or email it back to: Click here for the Voting Form.

Nine Projects have been approved to go forward to Voting for the Village Voices, Village Choices Fund.
This Fund has £3125 available in grants of £100 to £500 for village projects on the theme of keeping Dirleton healthy, active and connected. Full descriptions of each of these Projects and how to vote will be distributed around the village over the next two weeks.
For a description of the nine successful projects - Click here

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.

Wildflower Planting of Primroses and Foxgloves
The DVA will be adding primrose seeds and plants and foxgloves to the area of rough grass on the slope of the Castle Dovecot and in front of the adjacent wall. Planting is due to start at the end of October and continue into early November with help from children at Dirleton primary.

Senior Movement Classes for November
There will be three classes in Novmber with Andrea Mannion on Wednesdays at 11.45 - the 13th, 20th and 27th. This is a popular class of gentle dance exercises to music. Newcomers welcome. £4 per session.

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.
The application for an additional house beside Speedwell House has been withdrawn.

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

New Jogging Group In Dirleton
This takes place on Wednesdays and Sundays and meets up by the Phone Box on the Green st 9.30. The distance is 5km.