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Maureen Child Update 7 December 2018

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

Dear All   Tribe Porty Makers’ Market is this Saturday – tomorrow – 8 December 1pm-5pm at 19 Windsor Place.  More here: https://edinburgh.carpe-diem.events/calendar/6462114-tribe-porty-christmas-makers-market-at-tribe-porty/   It is lovely to see that Sandy’s Community Centre next week is now booked out for their Christmas lunch, live music and prize bingo for the over 65s. I’m sure they […]

Home Safety Info Evening – 4th December

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018

Invitation to a Home Safety Information Evening: Tuesday 4th December, 7.30pm at Portobello Police Station With the darker and longer nights, it is that time of year in which we must all be extra vigilant about the security of our homes and those of our neighbours. Whilst Portobello continues to be a safe place to […]

Maureen Child Update 30 November 2018

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Dear All   Brighton Place should re-open to vehicles this weekend, in good time Portobello’s Christmas event on 6 December and – we hope – in time for Saturday’s Portobello Market in Brighton Park.  All bus routes will then return to normal until the roadworks re-start week beginning 7 January. The ‘Pop in to Porty’ […]

Maureen Child Update 23 November 2018

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018

Dear All   St Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Portobello High Street,  is gearing up for Christmas with a Christmas Fair and coffee morning this Saturday, 24 November, from 10am to 12 noon. Coffee and bacon rolls will be available, as well as a selection of stalls, crafts, a tombola and raffle for a Christmas hamper. […]

Have Your Say On Council Spending Plans

Posted on: November 21st, 2018

Planning for Change, Delivering Services 2019-2023 City of Edinburgh Council has projected it needs to save £106m over the next four years as demand for its services increase.  It has launched a range of methods for the public to feed back ideas on how changes to spending should be implemented. For example, you could try your […]

Agenda for November Meeting and October Minutes (DRAFT)

Posted on: November 19th, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING: The 363rd meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 26th November 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 October 2018 Minutes (DRAFT)

Maureen Child Update 16 November 2018

Posted on: November 16th, 2018

Dear All  Fun Fiddle’s Annual Ceilidh is coming up soon on Sunday 2 December in the Wash House, 3 Adelphi Grove and tickets are now for sale from Favers Cake and Candy Tearoom 127 Porty High Street. Also, Fun Fiddle has been asked to perform a short spot for Porty Streetfest on Thursday 6 December […]

This weekend at Bellfield

Posted on: November 9th, 2018

This weekend at Bellfield Dear Action Porty Members and Supporters, We have two events coming up this weekend at Bellfield – read on to find out more – and don’t forget to cast your vote for Action Porty for the You Decide 2018 fund by 1pm today.   Last chance to vote: You Decide 2018 You Decide invites […]

Maureen Child Update 9 November 2018

Posted on: November 9th, 2018

Dear All   The Diana Awards go some amazing young people, but nobody quite like Cody McManus of Duddingston Primary School. Cody realised that not every child received gifts at Christmas, so he decided to do something about it. That year, he raised £12,000 and enough donations to fill a boxing ring with toys for […]

Maureen Child Update 2 November 2018

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018

Dear All    We need YOU to help choose from the 14 community projects seeking a You Decide! Community Grant to enable local community groups to do amazing things in Portobello/Craigmillar Ward. The You Decide! voting stations in places like Craigmillar and Portobello Libraries, and some Community Centres, are open until 9 November. So get […]