Portobello Community Council

Community Survey on Powerleague and Tumbles Land Sale

Posted on: September 22nd, 2017

Should recreational facilities be sold to fund Meadowbank? We need your views on the Tumbles and Powerleague sale proposals. http://www.portobellocc.org/pitz Please note: This survey is being conducted by Portobello Community Council to gather views from the community on the principle of the sale and other issues not addressed by the City of Edinburgh Council survey. […]

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Edinburgh Setted Streets Consultation

Posted on: September 14th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council is developing a strategy for the protection and management of setted streets in the city. A key part of this is gathering the views of the public on the value of setted streets and their contribution to Edinburgh’s cityscape. Have your say by taking the online survey. http://bit.ly/setts_survey

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Your Help Needed: Powerleague and Tumbles Land Sale Survey

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Please help by giving your views on City of Edinburgh Council proposals to sell off land at Westbank Street, Portobello, including the Powerleague football pitches, Tumbles Car Park and potentially Tumbles as well. First advertised for sale in February, the site has attracted 22 bids from 12 developers covering a range of options but mostly comprising […]

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Taxis and Private Hire in Edinburgh – Have Your Say

Posted on: May 15th, 2017

City of Edinburgh Council has commissioned an independent review of Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles. Part of that review includes gathering public feedback.  In addition to understanding the demand for services, the Council need to understand the public perception of taxi services across Edinburgh.     They want to hear from both users and non-users […]

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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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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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Portobello Town Centre ‘Vision’ Report and Recommendations

Posted on: February 25th, 2017

As part of efforts to create a ‘vision’ for Portobello Town Centre, City of Edinburgh Council Planners have published the attached report and recommendations. The vision for Portobello is to create and promote: a place with an active public street life with a quality public realm that is comfortable for all users and thereby would […]

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Permission Granted for Bouncy Castle, Refused for Bungee Trampoline, Children’s Roundabout and Refreshment Stall – Straiton Park, Summer 2017

Posted on: February 9th, 2017

Permission Granted for Inflatable Play Area, Refused for Bungee Trampoline, Children’s Roundabout and Refreshment Stance in Straiton Park, Summer 2017.   Following our recent correspondence regarding Mr Reid’s application we have been in further discussions with the applicant and local stakeholders.  The arrangements offered have been amended and are as follows:   The inflatable play […]

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Community Council Response Re George Demolition Plans (REF: 16/06447/FUL & 16/06449/LBC )

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

REF: 16/06447/FUL & 16/06449/LBC Portobello Community Council objects to the above applications concerning 14 Bath Street, Portobello. The new owners and the agent for the application attended our meeting on November 28th last year asking for feedback on their new proposals for re-development. To that end we ran a short consultation to gather the views […]

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Community Council Response Re Baileyfield South Planning Application (16/05898/FUL)

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

Planning Application: 16/05898/FUL Please find our following comments on the above application. To ascertain local views on the proposals we undertook an extensive survey and the results of that are attached in a separate document. We would wish these comments and views of the community to be considered in detail in relation to the assessment of […]

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