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Portobello Community Council

Porty Places Consultation Report



More than 70 people named a favourite Porty place, building or street in March as part of our Porty Places consultation.

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Reopen Joppa Loos During The Summer?



Would you support a community-run bid to open beach toilets at Joppa during the summer months?

Send Us Your Views

Please Report Vandalism and Antisocial Behaviour to 101



At last night's PCC meeting, Sgt Gordon Duff advised that all acts of vandalism and antisocial behaviour should be reported to 101. If you know the names of the perpetrators and wish to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

St John's RC Primary School Plans Published



City of Edinburgh Council has published plans for the new St John's RC Primary School which is to be built on the site of the soon-to-be-demolished Portobello High School on Duddingston Road.

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Brunstane Development Masterplan Published



The New Brunstane Masterplan is available online.

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Portobello for Young People



Portobello Community Council have been working with Edinburgh Council's Community Learning and Development team to gather views on services for young people in the area.

The results of that research were presented at a meeting in Portobello High School on Monday, 30 November, followed by some initial discussions with stakeholders and residents on how services and facilities for 10 to 17-year-olds can be shaped or improved in future.

Event Report

Survey Results

Latest Public Notices

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Portobello Community Council Rated Excellent For Community Engagement And A Model For Other Scottish CCs and Voluntary Sector Bodies


Community engagement by Portobello Community Council has been rated as excellent by the Scottish Community Development Centre, “representing an outstanding standard of performance and exemplifying excellent practice”.

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Annual Report 2014-15

Portobello Community Council's Annual Report is below, along with an update on community engagement statistics.

Portobello Community Council Annual Report 2014-15 (opens in a new window)

Community Engagement Statistics 2014-15 (opens in a new window)

Community Spaces Register

Portobello Community Council has been carrying out an audit of spaces available to the public.

To see the latest list of community spaces, click the link below Community Spaces Register (opens in a new window)

Please email space@portobellocc.org if you know of any spaces not on this list.


Latest Police Twitter Updates

Tweets from https://twitter.com/portobellocc/lists/edinburgheastpolice


East Edinburgh Community Map

A map of community resources in the east of Edinburgh, including resources for children and famillies; housing and welfare; learning, training and employment:-



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