Portobello Community Council

Maureen Child Update 8 June 2018

Posted on: June 8th, 2018

Dear All   Portobello Timebank’s Members are now over 130 strong and can do lots of things.  They can help in your home or garden, take you shopping or knit you baby clothes, feed your cat or walk your dog, set up your I-pad or teach you sign language. What could you do, if you […]

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Democracy Matters Conversation: People to have their say on Scotland’s public services

Posted on: June 6th, 2018

People to have their say on Scotland’s public services People across Scotland are being invited to join a conversation about community decision-making to help make public services more locally focused. The Democracy Matters conversation will identify new legal rights for communities which would place them at the heart of decision-making. The Democracy Matters conversation is […]

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Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – update 5 June

Posted on: June 5th, 2018

At the last Portobello Community Council meeting we had representatives along from City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian Buses to update on the plans for Brighton Place. Lothian Buses have agreed that points raised by the community regarding buses would be considered further and alternative solutions to temporary routes and bus stops would be explored. […]

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Maureen Child Update 1 June 2018

Posted on: June 1st, 2018

Dear All   This Sunday, 3 June, Portobello Running Club are holding their annual Beach Race and Kids Fun Run. The Kids’ Fun Run registration starts at 9.30am and the Adults’ 4 Mile Beach Race registration starts 10.15am and starts at 11.30am. All proceeds go to Thistle Foundation. You can sign up at https://www.portobellorunners.co.uk/adult-beach-race-2018/ or […]

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Tribe Porty May Newsletter

Posted on: May 29th, 2018

Tribe Porty is a community coworking and creative events hub. View this email in your browser May has been busy!   We have had a great time designing, planning, making and celebrating this May. Our first Street Party was a big success and we had the help of many. Thank you to Tommy Sheppard, our […]

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Maureen Child Update 25 May 2018

Posted on: May 25th, 2018

Dear All   As anyone who tried to email me in the last week will know, I was away on a break.  Now I am back in touch, but not for long if you haven’t opted in to receiving these here Updates!  I know, I have a lot of emails and phone calls to catch […]

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Can You Help Improve Porty Prom?

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018

After the public meeting the Friends of Porty Prom are looking to take forward a few items: play markings at the bottom of John St; accessibility/dementia audit; planters; and an audio trail. If you would like to help us work on this, please contact friendsofportyprom@gmail.com. There is still have a large list of ideas from the meeting […]

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Proposed parking restrictions for Kings Place, Portobello

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

City of Edinburgh Council propose to introduce of waiting restrictions to Kings Place (incl the car park at foot of Kings Road). Currently the car park is routinely filled with caravans, motorhomes and the cars of staff working in nearby garages. As such it is not really available for use by visitors to Portobello Beach. […]

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Ask City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian Buses about Brighton Place work

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

Our updates on the programme to reconstruct Brighton Place with setts, over a 60 week closure, and bus diversions generated a lot of interest locally. We have arranged for representatives from City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian Buses to come along to the next Portobello Community Council meeting, this coming Monday 28 May from 7:30pm […]

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Portobello Community Council – 357th Meeting Draft Minutes & 358thMeeting Agenda

Posted on: May 21st, 2018

  357th-Minutes.docx 358th-Agenda.doc

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