• Portobello Community Council
  • c/o 14 Rosefield Avenue
  • Portobello
  • EH15 1AU

Kings Place parking consultation

Posted on: August 12th, 2019

Further to on-going discussions taking place with the Council on the future of the Kings Place car park we are consulting on the BROAD options for the use of this space going forward. There have been no commitments from the Council to fund or deliver these options but in order to guide discussions we are […]

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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 […]

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Your Help Needed – How to Increase Usage of Portobello Golf Course?

Posted on: April 24th, 2019

Edinburgh Leisure Survey – Portobello Golf Course Overview The Golf team at Edinburgh Leisure want to hear from you about ways it can improve Portobello Golf Course to increase the numbers of people visiting the facility and to help widen its appeal to everybody including young people, families and older adults so that the whole […]

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King’s Place – Proposed Introduction of 24hr Waiting Restrictions & Limited Waiting bays (TRO/18/38/HR)

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

Date 15 March 2019 Your Ref Our Ref TRO/18/38/HR Dear Sir / Madam KING’S PLACE – EDINBURGH PROPOSED INTRODUCTION OF 24HR WAITING RESTRICTIONS & LIMITED WAITING BAYS   I refer to our previous letter of 9 May 2018 regarding the above. In accordance with the terms of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations […]

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Review of Community Council Scheme

Posted on: February 7th, 2019

Progress on the review of the City of Edinburgh Council Community Council Scheme: “I am writing to update you on the consultation process currently underway with regard to the Review of the Scheme. Following the preliminary period of consultation a draft Scheme has been produced. A summary of the consultation process and key findings are […]

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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 […]

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Democracy Matters Conversation: People to have their say on Scotland’s public services

Posted on: June 6th, 2018

People to have their say on Scotland’s public services People across Scotland are being invited to join a conversation about community decision-making to help make public services more locally focused. The Democracy Matters conversation will identify new legal rights for communities which would place them at the heart of decision-making. The Democracy Matters conversation is […]

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Can You Help Improve Porty Prom?

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018

After the public meeting the Friends of Porty Prom are looking to take forward a few items: play markings at the bottom of John St; accessibility/dementia audit; planters; and an audio trail. If you would like to help us work on this, please contact friendsofportyprom@gmail.com. There is still have a large list of ideas from the meeting […]

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New Porty Street Names to be Adamslaw Place, Barnie Terrace and Cunningham Square

Posted on: May 8th, 2018

The Council have provisionally given the following names to the new streets planned as part of the Baileyfield South development:- Adamslaw Place: Adam’s Law is a historic name for the land the development is being built on, as seen on a plan of Portobello from 1783 (copy attached). It was the source of the clay […]

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School Crossing Patrol Review – Parents and Carers

Posted on: April 19th, 2018

From the Edinburgh Council consultation hub: "Our school crossing guides continue to deliver an excellent and highly valued service to communities across Edinburgh and we want to make sure this continues. We have already studied our existing patrol sites; how many people use them, traffic levels and where they are located. We are now getting […]

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