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Portobello Community Council 379th Meeting Agenda 25th January 2021

Posted on: January 18th, 2021


Maureen Child Update 15 January 2021

Posted on: January 15th, 2021

  Dear All   These are not the easiest of times for any of us, but I do wish you all the very best for 2021 and hope that you and yours stay safe and well.  I’m keeping this one short as I have a lot to catch up on.   The winter weather makes […]

Maureen Child Update 22 December 2020

Posted on: December 22nd, 2020

  Dear Al Last Update of 2020. Last week, I took part in a Living Streets virtual event. Find out more here – https://youtu.be/_owjs7clKfk   Once this season is all over, you need to know about refuse collection, particularly recycling.  If your normal collection date is Friday, that affects your household more this year.  https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/bins-recycling/christmas-new-year-bin-collection-dates […]

Reply from Edinburgh Council regarding Sir Harry Lauder Road/Portobello High Street Safety Improvements

Posted on: December 21st, 2020


Foodbank donation: Sat 19 Dec 2-4pm

Posted on: December 18th, 2020

Portobello Baptist Church’s final foodbank collection ahead of Christmas is Saturday 19 Dec, 2-4PM at 189 Portobello High Street. “We are partnering with Edinburgh City Mission to support the BASICS bank that is run out of Wilson Memorial Church. We are offering the opportunity to drop off food in a safe and physically distant manner […]

Maureen Child Update 11 December 2020

Posted on: December 11th, 2020

Dear All,   A few people asked me when our local libraries are re-opening? Craigmillar Library will reopen on Monday 14 December.  Can’t wait!  https://yourlibrary.edinburgh.gov.uk/web/arena/library-reopening. I will continue to press for the safe reopening of Portobello Library too.   If you haven’t already, do fill in this consultation, by close of play TODAY, Friday 11 […]

Portobello Community Council DRAFT Minutes November 2020 378

Posted on: December 10th, 2020


Portobello Community Council AGREED Minutes October 2020 377

Posted on: December 10th, 2020


Maureen Child Update 4 December 2020

Posted on: December 4th, 2020

Dear All   The wonderful Portobello Timebank have helped a lot of people during the pandemic.  Here is David Calder’s (No.191) interview about their work: https://www.buzzsprout.com/71622/6568585?fbclid=IwAR39UAqi9MoEbpz7su0384xhk0VsdnvoFLFcyaxTjqQvaR9KA4jJi-YsMfw. It’s worth looking at David’s Porty Podcast back catalogue there too. He’s building up quite an archive for us to listen to.   I loved this story which illustrates […]

Maureen Child Update 27 November 2020

Posted on: November 27th, 2020

Dear All   Portobello Community Council has it’s next virtual meeting this Monday, 30 November.  The link to Agenda and other local information is here: http://www.portobellocc.org/pccpn/2020/11/23/portobello-community-council-meeting-378-30th-november-2020-agenda/   Bridgend Farmhouse  AGM is on Sunday 29 November 4.00 – 5.30pm via Zoom All welcome though you’ll only be able to vote if you are a member/shareholder. Please […]