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DIRLETON NEWS

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 October 2018 Meeting Click here
Dirleton Primary School's Monthly Newsletter December 2018 and Dirleton Matters Click here
Dirleton School Partnership most recent Minutes September 2018 Click here
Monthly Police Reports covering the Dirleton area Click here
Dirleton Neighbourhood Watch Updates Click Here

Extended Opening Hours at Archerfield Walled Garden for the Festive Season.
From the 7th to the 24th of December they will be open until 7.30pm every day and serving a new Hot & Hearty menu. Enjoy delicious winter warmers including Mac 'n' Cheese, Haggis, Neeps and Tatties in choice of sizes starting from just £4 in the comfort of our cosy Bar and Garden Cafe. There will be Loaded Fries, Mini Doughnuts as well as Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and Mini Hot Chocolates for little ones.
Complete with open fire, a festive soundtrack and twinkling lights it’s the perfect setting to warm up pre or post show if you are attending A Christmas Fairy Trail.

Dirleton'sDecember Lunch Hub's event on Wednesday 5th December was a full house! See details below.

Carols around the Dirleton Christmas Tree was a big success with music, a brazier, mince pies and mulled wine. Big thanks to Hazel and Robert Doris and Maureen Mabon for all their hard work in organising the event and to all the other helpers and donors.

The Primary's Christmas Fair was also a busy well attended event with th NB High Brass Band, carols, refreshments, stalls of gifts, a Bauble competition and Santa's Grotto. An update to follow.

The December Lunch Hub was our busiest yet.
Sixty one residents (and visitors) of all ages enjoyed a festive get-together before Christmas on Wednesday 5th December. Warming soups and homemade bread were followed by a splendid array of cakes. We were delighted to welcome the teachers from the primary school to this event, which enabled them to see how much each group of children enjoy the interaction with the village community and are getting great practice at describing what is on offer and selling from the produce table. With a range of Christmassy products made both by them and donated by villagers, they were able to take back over £100 for school funds.Each group of children will now come down to have their lunch with us, rather than in the school. The cakes were greatly enjoyed and a particular sponge described as awesome!

The Reprovisioning Plan for Health Care Services in the North Berwick Area
A meeting was held on MOnday 26th November to update residents on this issue.
Click here for a summary of this meeting

Neighbourhood Watch has restarted in the village, after a gap of some years. Click here for details.

The Dirleton Village Association AGM on Thursday 15th November elected a committee for the coming year. The new Chairman is Richard Gardner and David Tait has joined the committee. There was a talk by Sandy Baptie on Winter Resilience Planning - how to cope best if there is another 'Beast from the East'.

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