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Ice Cream Van and Bouncy Castle Changes Consultation

Posted on: October 16th, 2019

City of Edinburgh Council are looking to determine the level of support / opposition for a small catering concession that they are proposing would operate in Straiton Park and some proposed changes to the children’s entertainment area that operates there. The catering business will sell ice creams, hot deserts (waffles/crepes), confectionery, hot & cold drinks (no alcohol). […]

Maureen Child Update 11 October 2019

Posted on: October 11th, 2019

Dear All   A reminder that Portobello Heritage Trust have their annual lecture at 7.30pm on Monday, 14 October in the small hall at Bellfield. It will be an illustrated talk given by Dr Jill Turnbull: William Bailey: From Glassworks to Provost. Poster here:  http://www.portobelloheritagetrust.co.uk/   If you live in a tenement, or upper and […]

Maureen Child Update 4 October 2019

Posted on: October 4th, 2019

Dear All   Looking forward to Portobello Book Festival this weekend?  The first event was last night in Portobello Bookshop on National Poetry Day with the brilliant young writer Michael Pederson. There are always a few tickets events at the venue door, if there are none left at Portobello Library. It’s all here: https://portobellobookfestival.wordpress.com/   […]

Milton Road Bus Lane Camera

Posted on: September 30th, 2019

The City of Edinburgh Council is introducing new bus lane enforcement cameras around Edinburgh. One of these locations is on on the north side of Milton Road (Duddingston Crescent), between Hope Lane and the A1 (to east of bus stop outside Craigentinny Dental Care), to monitor east bound traffic. The camera is expected to begin […]

Maureen Child Update 27 September 2019

Posted on: September 27th, 2019

Dear All   The deadline for nominations to Community Councils is 4pm this coming Monday 30 September.  It’s a strict deadline. For each nomination, names and addresses must be checked against the Electoral Register and everything needs to be in order, e.g. you cannot nominate or second more than one person for the role of […]

Portobello Community Energy Questionnaire

Posted on: September 24th, 2019

Via PEDAL: “We plan to organise a community energy conversation which will hopefully allow all of us to have a look at what might be possible here in terms of local energy saving and generation and think through which projects are most likely to work just now. We are currently scoping solar, wind, EVs/transport and […]

Civic New Licence notice 415617

Posted on: September 24th, 2019

Please see attached civic new licence notice. Proposed trading from a Cooking Trailer which will be removed from site each day Nature of goods trading:  Burgers, Morning Rolls, Nachos, Chips and Soft Drinks Location:  10 West Bank Street, corner of car park against grassed area to side of Power League  Written permission provided from Power […]

Maureen Child Update 20 September 2019

Posted on: September 20th, 2019

Dear All   This Sunday, 10am-3pm, you can join in some seaside wild flower planting with Edinburgh Shoreline Project at Joppa.  More here: http://edinburghshoreline.org.uk/events/grassland-planting-joppa/   On Monday, do come along to Craigmillar Library 23 September from 1pm – 3pm  for the Big Coffee Celebration for MacMillan Cancer Care. Enjoy a cuppa and cake and support […]

Portobello Community Council – September meeting CANCELLED

Posted on: September 19th, 2019

The September meeting of Portobello Community Council, which was due to be held on Monday 30 September, has been cancelled. This is due to the current community council elections, with the nomination period also closing on the 30th. Current community councillors would stop being so at 4pm, with potentially insufficient time to validate last minute […]

Have Your Say – On-Street Secure Cycle Storage Consultation

Posted on: September 19th, 2019

City of Edinburgh Council is seeking feedback on plans to install secure cycle storage at 79 locations across the city. Street locations in Portobello include: Portobello High Street at Adelphi Place, Bath Street, Malborough Street, Pitville Street, James Street and Eastfield. For more information and to give your feedback go to the CoEC Consultation Hub:- […]