Portobello Community Council

Maureen Child Update 23 June 2017

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017

Dear All,   On Monday, the fabulous Edinburgh Tool Library will be launching their new service in Portobello Library and will be there with their Tool Box between 4.30pm and 7pm! It’s the answer to the DIY person’s prayers. Don’t buy expensive kit you may only use for one project – borrow it instead! Find […]

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Maureen Child Update 13 June 2017

Posted on: June 13th, 2017

Dear All,   I’m sorry about the break in my weekly Update transmission!  I am struggling to get used to a laptop having been used to a desktop. I also took a break away for a week.  There is lots happening and I am getting behind…   The Portobello Reporter summer issue is out and […]

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Bellfield Development Manager Post Opportunity

Posted on: June 6th, 2017

Come Work With Us! Dear member, We are now able to advertise a great opportunity to work with us to help get the space up and running for the community.  Part of the grant that we receiving from the Scottish land Fund was towards the employing of a member of staff, and we are now […]

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Suspension of Portobello & Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnershipmeeting 28 June 2017

Posted on: May 31st, 2017

  This is to confirm that the Neighbourhood Partnership and its sub group meetings have been suspended until the Council has confirmed its new governance arrangements – please see below;     POLITICAL MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS – COUNCIL MEETING 25 MAY 2017   As you will be aware, appointments to Committees, Boards and Joint Boards was […]

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Edinburgh Tool Library Is Coming To Portobello

Posted on: May 29th, 2017

The Edinburgh Tool Library comes to Portobello! The Edinburgh Tool Library works exactly like a library, but with tools instead of books. Members can borrow from over 4,000 tools, including power tools, hand tools, gardening gear and decorating kit. From Monday  26th June, Portobello residents will be able to collect and return tools right here […]

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Tribe Porty Newsletter | May/June News

Posted on: May 26th, 2017

Tribe Porty is a community coworking and creative events hub. View this email in your browser Here’s what’s new and what’s on for June. Be sure to check out our regular Tribe Wellness classes listed below.  Tuesday, 30th May – 2-4pm Life Circle with Loretta Dunn (‘What it means to be human’)  Tuesday, 13th June […]

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Maureen Child Update 22 May 2017

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017

Dear All   Last week was a bit of a struggle with technology and internet access, and moving office, but I think I’m getting somewhere that feels more akin to what passes for ‘normal’ around here.   We four Ward 17 Councillors had our first meeting together first thing last week and agreed ways of […]

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2017 General Election Hustings

Posted on: May 20th, 2017

Porty Community Council are hosting Edinburgh East hustings for the 2017 general election. Wednesday 31 May, 7:15pm at Portobello Town Hall, EH15 1AF. <![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Tristan Grey – Lib Dem <![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>TBC – Labour <![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Katie Mackie – Conservative <![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Tommy Sheppard – SNP You can submit questions in advance; see: portobellocc.org/hustings17 […]

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Proposed 30MPH Speed Limit – Seafield Road (TRO/16/53)

Posted on: May 19th, 2017

            Date 19 May 2017     Your Ref       Our Ref TRO/16/53/ADY               Dear Sir / Madam   SEAFIELD ROAD EAST- EDINBURGH PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SPEED LIMIT   I refer to my previous letter of 17 June 2016 regarding the above.   […]

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Taxis and Private Hire in Edinburgh – Have Your Say

Posted on: May 15th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council has commissioned an independent review of Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles. Part of that review includes gathering public feedback.  In addition to understanding the demand for services, the Council need to understand the public perception of taxi services across Edinburgh.     They want to hear from both users and non-users […]

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