Portobello Community Council

Help Shape the Future – North East Locality Improvement Plan

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

  Work is now well underway in shaping the new 2017 – 2022 Locality Improvement Plan for North East Edinburgh and it’s important that you can tell us what you think needs to happen in the next 5 years. We are focussing on the themes of Place; Health & Wellbeing; Community Safety; Children, young people […]

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Revised Proposals For 14 Bath Street (Former Bingo Hall and George Cinema)

Posted on: December 1st, 2016

The owners of 14 Bath Street – the former bingo hall and George Cinema – would like some quick feedback from the community on revised proposals to convert the building to a residential block of 20 units, parking and related landscaping. The proposals include:-  demolition of the majority of the building  retention of the original […]

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New Portobello Park Exhibition Events

Posted on: November 30th, 2016

The team appointed by The City of Edinburgh Council to take forward the design development of Treverlen Park are holding two exhibitions at St John’s RC Primary School. The first event is Thursday 1 December from 15.30 – 19.30, with a second event, same time and location on 13 December. The park will be built […]

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Have your say on the new Meadowbank

Posted on: November 10th, 2016

The public are being invited to give their views on a new sports complex to replace the existing Meadowbank Stadium and Sports Centre. New Meadowbank The City of Edinburgh Council is intending to submit a planning application early next year as the kick-start for the project to deliver a modern, fully accessible high quality sports […]

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Community Council Response to Brunstane Planning Application 16/04122/PPP

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

To: Planning Dept City of Edinburgh Council 1 November  2016 16/04122/PPPProposed residential development (including class 8 residential institutions, class 9 houses and sui generis flats) primary school (class 10 non-residential institutions) local centre (including class 1 retail, class 2 financial services, class 3 food and drink, class 10 non residential institutions and class 11 assembly […]

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Parks Events Review 2015/16

Posted on: October 24th, 2016

This consultation aims to engage all stakeholders involved with and affected by large events in Edinburgh’s parks.  Local residents and community groups, event organisers, attendees, external services such as police, fire and ambulance plus internal services such as the events team, public safety and neighbourhood teams. The results will be reported to the Transport & […]

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Human Trafficking Consultation Events – Community Groups

Posted on: October 18th, 2016

  Good Afternoon   To support the Scottish Government gather views from local community groups on their draft Human Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy they have contacted us with a request for assistance in spreading the work about the community events organised.   Specifically they have asked up to share the link below with our stakeholders […]

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Community-Run Library Services? Better use of Online to Deliver Services? Edinburgh Leisure Savings and Efficiencies – Have Your Say

Posted on: October 3rd, 2016

City of Edinburgh Council is asking for your views on:- 1.  Individuals and community groups becoming more involved in delivering library services 2. Creating better online access to services, so that people don’t feel they have to call or visit neighbourhood offices 3.  Challenging Edinburgh Leisure to continue to deliver quality facilities and programmes of […]

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Portobello Prom – Accessibility, Safety, and Amenity (cycling)

Posted on: September 25th, 2016

At the community council meeting at the end of May attendees were invited to take part in a brainstorming session regarding the Prom on the topics of Accessibility, Safety, and Amenity.  Attached is an updated presentation, with the information and suggestions from the night collated.   Prom Cycling – minutes 20160530 Prom-Cycling-minutes-20160530.pdf

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Consultations on Edinburgh’s Open Spaces Strategy and Allotments Strategy – Have Your Say

Posted on: September 20th, 2016

City of Edinburgh Council is running consultations on both Open Spaces Strategy and Allotments. Open Spaces Strategy (Deadline 21 Oct 2016) The new draft Strategy will last for 5 years and explains how the City Council protects and cares for existing green spaces. It also sets out where new open space should be provided as the […]

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