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Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves


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 Village Association August 2018 Meeting Click here
Dirleton Primary School's Monthly Newsletter October 2018 Click here
Dirleton School Partnership most recent Minutes September 2018 Click here
Monthly Police Reports covering the Dirleton area Click here

Come to the Dirleton Village Association AGM this Thursday Drinks and nibbles will be served from 7pm at the Kirk Hall on 15th November. There will be a talk by Sandy Baptie on Winter Resilience Planning - how to cope best if there is another 'Beast from the East'. Hear a report on the DVA's work over the last year and vote on the committee lineup for the coming year.

Dirleton Good Neighbours partnership with the Primary School has a busy November event.
The November Lunch Hub again welcomed some of the Primary Sevens to the Hub to share their autumn produce. The Seasonal Produce Table featured various squashes and pumpkins donated by the Walled Garden - plus some recipes and preserves using autumn ingredients. - once again almost £50 was made for school funds. Many thanks to everyone who donated jam jars for the children to make produce for their Christmas Fair in early December. A donation of £50 was given to the NB Volunteer Car Scheme, who were on hand to explain how the scheme can help Dirleton residents.

Decorate a Christmas Bauble Competition
Dirleton Good Neighbours is sponsoring this competition which is open to everyone in the village - with prizes for all ages - so why not have a family decorating session? Baubles and entry forms are available at the Amalfi Cafe for a donation of £2 which will go towards the funds of the Dirleton School Partnership. The Baubles will all be on display at the school's Christmas Fair on Friday 7th Decmber - so do put that day in your diary.

Dirleton resident Robert Baldrock's campaign has reached 2,300 signatures
Robert's campaign to extend the availability of the Thrombectomy operation in Scotland that saved his life when he had a severe stroke has now reached 2,300 signatures.But more will add to its influence.. To back this petition Click here.

Winter Warmers on the menu at the Amalfi Cafe
Sandwiches, toasties, soup, home-made scones and traybakes have been added for the chillier months to entice Dirleton residents. plus the great coffee and range of ice-creams .

Two Defibrillators now in place in Dirleton. The existing defibrillator is situated outside the main entrance to the Castle Arms and this second one is at the other end of the village opposite where Ware Road goes down towards Yellowcraig. It is attached behind the wall of Bakersfield, 10 Harpenside Crescent with a wall sign to indicate its presence. Both are fully operational and registered with the ambulance service. So in the event of an emergency, the service will direct the caller to the nearest village defibrillator. Each machine has instructions on its use until the emergency services arrive. Click Here