Portobello Community Council

Maureen Child Update 21 September 2018

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

Dear All   Thank you for all the encouragement and sponsorship that enabled the four of us Portobello/Craigmillar Ward Councillors to finish the Kiltwalk challenge for the Thistle Foundation in Craigmillar.  We four raised a Team Total of £2,130 which will be matched by a 40% contribution from Sir Tom Hunter. This will help ‘stop […]

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Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – update 20 September

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

The following information is the most up-to-date Portobello Community Council has on the City of Edinburgh Council’s programme to reconstruct Brighton Place with setts. It is based on information presented to traders at a meeting on 19 September and an earlier meeting on 28 August. The contract was awarded to Mackenzie Construction Preparation will begin […]

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What value the community voice in Scotland?

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

With more than 10,000 living in the Portobello Community Council area, the City of Edinburgh Council is paying less than a penny per month to hear from residents here. Does that represent fair value? Portobello Community Council is funded by an administrative grant of £900 from the City of Edinburgh Council, however this grant does […]

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360th Meeting Draft Minutes and 361st Meeting Agenda

Posted on: September 17th, 2018

The 361st meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 24 September 2018 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. 20180924_PCC_Agenda.pdf PCC-20180827draft.pdf

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Maureen Child Update 14 September 2018

Posted on: September 14th, 2018

Dear All   Just a short note this week and apologies for the lack of Update last week.  I have been busy with number of issues for People and not just the ones that hit the headlines, I can assure you.  On Sunday we Councillors are doing the Kiltwalk, and our Councillor Team sponsorship targets […]

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Maureen Child Update 31 August 2018

Posted on: August 31st, 2018

Dear All   Thanks to all – but mostly Paul Lambie -  Big Beach Busk was a huge success last Saturday  https://www.facebook.com/139155702770032/posts/2083462431672673/ and the dolphins seemed to enjoy it too!  https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/pod-of-dolphins-spotted-off-portobello-1-4791250   Portobello Community Council ran the Sandcastle Competition and raised £200 for Portobello Toddlers Hut.  The international beach volleyball competition added to the attraction.  […]

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Maureen Child Update 24 August 2018

Posted on: August 24th, 2018

Dear All   Portobello’s Big Beach Busk is tomorrow, Saturday afternoon 25 August and we have high hopes for good weather.  In this this week’s Porty Podcast, David Calder interviews Big Beach Busk founder Paul Lambie https://www.buzzsprout.com/71622/783567-90-the-big-busk   The Friends of the Promenade will be at the Big Beach Busk at the foot of John […]

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36th AGM minutes, 359th Meeting Draft Minutes and 360th MeetingAgenda

Posted on: August 20th, 2018

The 360th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 27th August 2018 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. 36th-AGM-Minutes.docx 359th-Minutes.docx 360th-Agenda.docx 360th-Agenda (PDF Version)

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Maureen Child Update 16 August 2018

Posted on: August 16th, 2018

Dear All   The Health Opportunities Team, aka HOT, is having a summer BBQ tomorrow, Friday 17 August from 1:30-3:30pm. It’s a community event so hopefully they will get people along who maybe were previously unaware of HOT.  Not me, sadly as I have another commitment that I cannot skive!   I don’t know how […]

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Maureen Child Update 10 August 2018

Posted on: August 10th, 2018

Dear All   Thank you very much for the kind words about my recently diagnosed ‘frozen shoulder’.  I thought I had edited that bit of indulgent self-pity out of the final text, but it crept back in. I can report that the physiotherapy, acupuncture and the daily exercises are working and I can feel the progress.  […]

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