Links to Websites: Council/NHS/Advice


Tyninghame comes within the Dunpender Community Council, which covers East Linton, Tyninghame, Whitekirk, Whittinghame and neighbouring settlements ‘Dunpender’ is the old name for Traprain Law. The Community Council has a maximum of 12 community councillors selected every three years. If there are more than 12 candidates an election is held, but this has not arisen for over 10 years. Currently the Tyninghame representative is Daniel Wight: 07845 222774.  The Community Council meets on the first Thursday of each month, except in July and August, and meetings are open to the public.

At the TVHC Committee meeting on 22 Jan. 2024 Danny Wight presented the following summary of Dunpender Community Council issues that relate directly to Tyninghame.

East Lothian Council

East Lothian Schools

NHS Lothian Minor Injuries Assesment

East Lothian Council Coronavirus Page

East Lothian Council-Library e-audiobooks and e-books

East Lothian Council- Waste services

East Lothian Council-Transport

DCC Resilience Team Leaflet

NHS Scotland

NHS Scot Inform

East Linton Surgery

NHS Lothian Here for you: Lothian Staff Wellbeing Helpline


Government Coronavirus

Citizens Advice For Scotland

British Red Cross: Community Reserve Volunteers

SeeMe Scotland

Ready Scotland

Police Scotland


(Updated Jan 2024)