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June 2019 Meeting and AGM Agenda; Draft May Minutes

Posted on: June 17th, 2019

NOTICE OF MEETING: The 37th AGM of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 24th June 2019 at 7:30 pm in Portobello Baptist Church Cafe, 189 Portobello High Street. NOTICE OF MEETING: The 369th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 24th June 2019 at 7:30 pm in Portobello Baptist Church […]

Maureen Child Update 14 June 2019

Posted on: June 14th, 2019

Dear All   ArtWalk Porty have a fun Art Hunt ‘Keeping Shop’ event tomorrow, Saturday 14 June 2-4pm in Rosefield Park, Portobello celebrating some of Portobello’s old shops. There will be lots of stories hidden away in the park. Find them all and you can win a lovely tote bag and have your photograph taken, […]

Maureen Child Update 7 June 2019

Posted on: June 7th, 2019

Dear All   From 14 June, the next phase of Brighton Place reconstruction is due to start. MacKenzies will close off the Southfield access at East Brighton Crescent and there will only be one access for residents from the Portobello High Street end.  It is weather dependent as the grouting between the setts needs to […]

Portobello Golf Course Survey Results June 2019

Posted on: June 5th, 2019

City of Edinburgh Council’s Strategy and Communications Team have published a report on the results of the recent survey on Portobello Golf Course. The survey was conducted as part of an Outcome Improvement Process which was agreed between Portobello Golf Club, Portobello Community Council, Edinburgh Leisure and the Council. It launched on Tuesday 23rd April […]

Maureen Child Update 31 May 2019

Posted on: May 31st, 2019

Dear All   Portobello Market is on again tomorrow – first Saturday of the month – in Brighton Park.  http://www.pedal-porty.org.uk/food/portobello-market/portobello-market-traders-for-saturday-2nd-june/   Details of some grant funding available for communities to bid into.:  http://www.portobellocc.org/pccpn/2019/05/27/investing-in-communities/   Ruth McKay Head Teacher of Portobello High School in conversation about the school, as they look forward to their second Festival […]

Investing in Communities

Posted on: May 27th, 2019

New £11.5m fund open: Investing in Communities  A new Scottish Government fund is now open to community groups to help tackle disadvantage, poverty and inequality in communities. The Fund is open for applications until the deadline of Friday 14th June and is delivered as part of the Empowering Communities Programme. The Investing in Communities Fund […]

May 2019 Meeting Agenda and Draft April Minutes

Posted on: May 20th, 2019

NOTICE OF MEETING: The 368th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 27th May 2019 at 7:30 pm in Portobello Baptist Church, 189 Portobello High Street. Any additional items not already included on the agenda should be notified to the Secretary in advance if possible. 368th    PCC-agenda-May-2019-meeting.pdf Draft-minutes-367th-29-April-PCC-meeting.pdf

Maureen Child Update 10 May 2019

Posted on: May 10th, 2019

Dear All   The ‘Changing Craigmillar’ survey response has been superb so far with around 1500 people giving their view on what’s good about the regeneration and what could be improved. It’s a great opportunity for those who live locally to have their say – follow this link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ChangingCraigmillar   The Great Tapestry of Scotland […]

Maureen Child Update 3 May 2019

Posted on: May 3rd, 2019

Dear All   I was recently asked the origin of a street name Egan Terrace in Greendykes.  All new street names come for a bank of names, some of which are suggested by local people and all have an historical back ground.  The justification for Egan is: “Private Charles Egan, who was a musician with […]

To Let – Former Public Convenience at 82 Joppa Road

Posted on: April 30th, 2019

The City of Edinburgh Council are advertising the former public toilets at Joppa for lease. Portobello Community Council understands that public access to toilets will be secured in the lease terms. 82-Joppa-Road-Public-Convenience-29.04.19.pdf