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  • Portobello
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Straiton Place Park Ice Cream Van Licence Consultation

Posted on: September 9th, 2019

An application for licence to operate an Ice Cream van has been submitted for Straiton Place Park. The licensee proposes to sell ice creams, hot deserts (waffles/crepes), confectionery, hot & cold drinks (no alcohol). – Licensed operating hours will be 1000-2000 – Electrical power will be from a generator – The licence will be for […]

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Crown Estate Seabed, Coastal and Rural Assets Consultation

Posted on: September 9th, 2019

Crown Estate Scotland (CES) is seeking public feedback on its corporate plans for the next three years. CES is a public corporation which manages £385.8m of seabed, coastline, rural estates and other assets which stretch the length and breadth of Scotland. It includes ancient rights held by The Crown (e.g. wild salmon fishing) as well […]

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Kings Place Portobello – Parking consultation results

Posted on: August 30th, 2019

The parking situation at Kings Place has been a long running issue, often featuring on the community council agenda. Caravans and campervans are taking up many of the spaces, and City of Edinburgh Council proposed to introduce overnight parking restrictions, in an effort to tackle this; however this attracted a number of objections. The car […]

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Statutory Consultation – Newcraighall Primary School

Posted on: August 27th, 2019

Dear Community Council, I am writing to let you know that the City of Edinburgh Council’s Education, Children and Families Committee agreed on 16 August 2019 that a statutory consultation should be undertaken to relocate Newcraighall Primary School.  The consultation commences today, Monday 26 August 2019.  This consultation affects only Newcraighall Primary School as there […]

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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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