Portobello Community Council

1330-Home Brunstane Development Permission Granted

Posted on: April 19th, 2017

​ City of Edinburgh Council Development Management Sub-Committee has granted permission for 1330 homes, a primary school and new local centre at Brunstane. Members of the Development Management Committee voted by 7 to 6 to approve planning permission in principle for the proposals, which include: residential development (including class 8 residential institutions, class 9 houses […]

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Your Views Needed On High Street Proposals

Posted on: April 18th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council Planning Dept has prepared new supplementary guidance for Portobello Town Centre. This sets out guidelines for a mix of uses to support the town centre as a place to shop, visit, live and work. Please read the full draft supplementary guidance before completing the survey below. Give Us Your Views Online Survey

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Maureen Child Update 20/4/2017

Posted on: April 18th, 2017

Dear All,   Our Council-funded local Porty Community Police Officers, PC Matthew McPherson and PC David Lovie, will be available to consult in Portobello Library this Friday 28 April at 1pm to discuss any issue of local concern.  Find out what Police Scotland have been doing to help us tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in […]

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Portobello/Craigmillar election hustings; 27 April

Posted on: April 17th, 2017

Portobello Online is hosting an online hustings event for the forthcoming local elections: “Seven candidates representing five parties are contesting the Portobello/Craigmillar ward in the City of Edinburgh council elections on 4 May. Four councillors will be elected, but which four? Join us online for this Facebook Live hustings event as the candidates answer questions […]

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Do you need help hosting a Community Discussion onUnconventional Oil and Gas for the Public Consultation?

Posted on: April 13th, 2017

  Do you need support hosting a Community Discussion on Unconventional Oil and Gas (UOG)? Dear UOG Community Council You will have been made aware that on 31st January 2017, Scottish Government began a 4 month public consultation under the current UOG moratorium, which ends on 31st May. This is an important consultation with outcomes of direct […]

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Maureen Child Update 4/4/2017

Posted on: April 4th, 2017

Dear All   It was such a huge privilege to be at the launch of the Edinburgh International Festival in Craigmillar – and where better where Helen Crummy started a social movement when her son was first denied violin lessons.  Castlebrae Community High School Craigmillar and EIF have enjoyed a very fruitful partnership form which […]

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Policing 2026 – take part in the conversation

Posted on: April 4th, 2017

Policing 2026 – take part in the conversation The ‘Policing 2026′ strategy outlines how Police Scotland aim to address new and changing policing demands and work more effectively with partners and the public to deliver better outcomes for individuals and communities.  Police Scotland want you to have your say in shaping policing in the coming […]

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Maureen Child Update 28/3/2017

Posted on: March 29th, 2017

Dear All,   Have the post office delivered your Action Porty ballot paper yet, so we can Save Bellfield for the whole community? Over 5,500 letters have been sent through the post, so it is entirely possible that not all ballot letters arrived at the same time. However, Electoral Reform Services would expect all letters […]

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Part Time Speed Restriction Milton Road (TRO/16/46)

Posted on: March 24th, 2017

      Date 24 March 2017     Your Ref       Our Ref TRO/16/46/ADY               Dear Sir / Madam   MILTON ROAD – EDINBURGH PROPOSED INTRODUCTION OF PART TIME 20MPH SPEED RESTRICTION   I refer to my previous letter of 3 June 2016 regarding the above. […]

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Maureen Child Update 22/3/2017

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017

Dear All   The white envelopes containing all-important ballot papers are dropping – or have dropped – through letter boxes now for the Save Belfield campaign.  The letter with an Electoral Reform Society logo in the top left corner contains information about the ballot in the name of Action Porty and simply asks you to […]

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