Update 06/12: A teenager has appeared in court charged with starting a number of fires in Portobello on 1 and 2 December.
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A committee of MSPs has recommended that the Portobello Park Private Bill move on to the next stage in the parliamentary process.
"195. The Committee recommends to the Parliament that the general principles of the City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill be agreed to and that the Bill proceeds as a Private Bill."
Planning Application 13/03200/FUL - Renewal of consent for the erection of the new Portobello High School and associated ancillary buildings, site works, car parking, landscaping, pitches and floodlighting at 1 Milton Road Edinburgh EH15 3BY was approved by the City of Edinburgh Council's Development Management Sub-Committee on Wednesday, 4 December.
PCC presentation to the committee
Webcast of proceedings
The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership is seeking volunteers to attend Edinburgh Health
and Social Care Partnership meetings and ensure that the Partnership is provided with a service user and a carer
perspective on agenda items. The members will ensure oversight and scrutiny of decisions and policies made by
the Partnership. Reasonable expenses will be paid.
If you are a struggling to pay your rent or simply need some advice on whether you may be entitled to welfare benefits or financial assistance through discretionary housing payments (DHP) Come along to the East Neighbourhood Centre every Wednesday between 5pm-7.30pm.
More info on evening sessions
There is also an open day scheduled for Saturday 7 December 2013 10am–2pm at the East Neighbourhood Centre, 101 Niddrie Mains Road.
Off-peak road works start on Monday (2 Dec) on Joppa Road at the Ormelie for 3 weeks. In operation 09:30-15:30 Mon-Fri, temp traffic lights and parking suspensions apply
The Scottish Community Development Centre has announced an 18-month programme to provide direct consultancy support to community organisations and demonstrate the need for community-led approaches in regeneration.
Community groups looking for help will be able to apply for up to five days direct consultancy as well as range of other support measures.
The draft minutes of the 314th Meeting of Portobello Community Council are now available.
There's always loads going on in Porty. These are just a few of the many events to be aware of: Show Events
The current crop of local, city-wide and national consultations include the following:-
The latest reports, minutes and other correspondence to be received from the East Neihbourhood Partnership include:-
- Health and Wellbeing Sub-group