Portobello Community Council

Agenda for PCC Meeting; 28 August

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

The 350th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 28 August 2017 at 7:30pm 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 350thMeetingAgenda.pdf

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Come and try Coastal Rowing – Free taster event

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Saturday, 16 September 2017 10 am – 1 pm Come and try Coastal Rowing – It’s free, fun and good exercise for all ages, shapes and sizes Book a slot by emailing maddy@corbin.co.uk or just turn up on the day Each session will consist of a group of experienced rowers with ‘come and try’ participants […]

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Portobello Sandcastle competition 2017: Sat 26 Aug

Posted on: August 21st, 2017

Portobello Sandcastle Competition will take place during the Edinburgh Big Beach Busk, on 26th August 2017. Registration from 1200 noon, building starts at 1pm. facebook.com/events/316005828831499/  

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Shoreline event – Joppa Sun 27 Aug

Posted on: August 21st, 2017

The Conservation Volunteers, based at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will be runing an event at Joppa Rocks this Sunday 27th August. A Bioblitz Survey event, as part of the Edinburgh Living Landscape initiative. The event is open to everyone who wants to take part in a seaweed/lichen survey (families welcome as well). Join us […]

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Maureen Child Update 17 August 2017

Posted on: August 17th, 2017

Dear All   Our local Voluntary Sector Forum is meeting on Monday 28 August, 12 noon – 2pm at The White House, 70 Niddrie Mains Road. All voluntary groups are welcome from across Portobello and Craigmillar to discuss taking forward a plan of what we can all do together to better meet the needs of […]

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Maureen Child Update 10 August 2017

Posted on: August 10th, 2017

Dear All   I am delighted that work is starting next week on the long-awaited new play area in Newcraighall Park. If all goes to plan, it will be finished  and ready for serious play time by 15 September.  Access to the site will be by the vehicle barrier and up the old path between […]

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Maureen Child Update 03 August 2017

Posted on: August 7th, 2017

Dear All   We are just getting back into the swing of another cycle of Council Committee Meetings after Council recess, with over 6 hours of sitting to decide on planning applications – the development management subcommittee of the Planning Committee on Wednesday.  One of the decisions – to grant consent on Agenda Item 4.14 […]

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Maureen Child Update 29 July 2017

Posted on: July 31st, 2017

Sorry, I have been a bit behind on these ‘weekly’ Updates, but it is Council recess and I do have five lovely grandchildren coming and going – need I say more?! Our grandkids have been fascinated by the jellyfish washed up on the beach so it was good to see this in the local media […]

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Active Travel Link between Musselburgh and Portobello

Posted on: July 31st, 2017

SEStran, Sustrans, City of Edinburgh Council and East Lothian Council investigated the feasibility of creating an upgraded cycle link between Musselburgh and Portobello. In 2015 the Strategic Cross Boundary Cycle Development Report identified the B6415/ A199 Musselburgh Harbour as a “missing link” in the active travel opportunities within the Edinburgh area. The full report and appendices […]

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TRO/16/89-PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO WAITING RESTRICTIONS AND LOADING PROHIBITONS

Posted on: July 10th, 2017

Proposed amendment to waiting and loading restrictions; including: ·         Duddingston Park / Duddingston Road / Baileyfield Road / Southfield Place ·         Hope Lane North   Dear Sir / Madam   VARIOUS LOCATIONS- EDINBURGH PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO WAITING RESTRICTIONS AND LOADING PROHIBITONS   I refer to our previous letter of 25 November 2016 regarding the above. […]

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