Portobello Community Council

Notice of 355th Meeting of Portobello Community Council

Posted on: February 19th, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING: The 355th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 26th February 2018 at 7:30 pm in Portobello Baptist Church Hall, 185 Portobello High Street. Any additional items not already included on the agenda should be notified to the Secretary in advance if possible. Agenda 20180126_PCC_Agenda Draft Minutes of 354th […]

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February Newsletter from Action Porty

Posted on: February 19th, 2018

Join us for our drop-in design weekend February News Dear Action Porty Members and Supporters, The hall at Bellfield came alive again recently with an inter-generational event, Portobello Love Stories. Organised by Tribe Porty Youth Theatre, Action Porty and Portobello Heritage Trust, it was a lovely afternoon of memory sharing between Portobello Older People’s Project […]

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Maureen Child Update 16 February 2018

Posted on: February 16th, 2018

Dear All   I love reading all daily news on social media from all our our local primary and secondary schools. They all have Twitter accounts, which they use to great effect.  There’s lots of great learning and teaching going on, every day in every single one of them!  Tower bank Primary School also have […]

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Partial demolition of The George & development of 20 flats recommended for approval by planning officials

Posted on: February 15th, 2018

The partial demolition of ex George Bingo in Bath St and development of 20 flats has been recommended for approval by planning officials. The application will be decided at the meeting of the CEC Development Management Sub-Committee next Wednesday 21 Feb. Papers attached. Item_6.2_b____16_06449_LBC___14_Bath_Street_1.pdf Item_6.2_a____16_06447_FUL___14_Bath_Street_1.pdf

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Local Groups to Receive Community Cash – Still Some Money Available

Posted on: February 8th, 2018

A number of Portobello groups and organisations have been recommended to receive funding as part of the You Decide 2018 community grants process. Bidding groups receiving approval from the Portobello and Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnership include Joppa Tennis Courts – £500 to purchase a defibrillator;  Tribe Porty Youth Theatre Film project – £500 to produce 4-minute […]

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New play equipment for the Pirate Park (Straiton Place Park)

Posted on: February 5th, 2018

In early 2017 we asked for your feedback on proposed new play equipment for either the Pirate or Fish Parks on the Prom. New play equipment for the Pirate (Straiton Place) Park was the clear favourite, but delivery of this was delayed because City of Edinburgh Council Services for Communities approach other bodies for funding. […]

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Pitz/Tumbles Community-Led Design Weekend

Posted on: February 4th, 2018

All residents of Portobello and the wider area are invited to take part in an open, drop-in event focused on shaping the future of the Pitz/Tumbles site at Westbank Street, Portobello. Where: Portobello Town Hall When: Saturday 3rd March (10am – 5.30pm) and Sunday 4th March (10am – 1pm) The Design Weekend will focus on […]

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Maureen Child Update 2 February 2018

Posted on: February 2nd, 2018

Dear All   On the Powerleague Westbank site, all the due diligence is complete on the bids. Portobello Community Council and Portobello Amenity Society representatives had a key role in scoring the bids through their Participation Requests, as intended by the Community Empowerment Act.  The recommendation to the Council’s Finance and Resources Committee on 27 […]

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Fwd: News from the Action Porty AGM

Posted on: February 1st, 2018

A big thank you to everyone who came along to our recent, inaugural, Annual General Meeting at Bellfield.  News from the AGM Dear Action Porty Members, A big thank you to everyone who came along to our recent, inaugural, Annual General Meeting at Bellfield. As well as being an opportunity to meet other members and find […]

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Maureen Child Update 26 January 2018

Posted on: January 26th, 2018

Dear All   Portobello Community Council meets on Monday at 7.30pm in Portobello Baptist Church Hall, 185 Portobello High Street.  This is the 354th meeting, believe it or not. See you there? The agenda and minutes are on their website here:  http://www.portobellocc.org/pccpn/2018/01/22/portobello-community-council-january-29th-2018/   Portobello/Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnership meets next Wednesday at 6.30pm.  All are more than welcome […]

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