Portobello Community Council

Porty Sandcastle Competition 2017 Results

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

The 2017 Portobello Sandcastle Competition had 55 entries across three categories, raising over £200 for the Portobello Toddler Hut. Local MP Tommy Sheppard judged – it was hard to settle on the winners! Check out more photos.

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Come and try Coastal Rowing – Free taster event

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Saturday, 16 September 2017 10 am – 1 pm Come and try Coastal Rowing – It’s free, fun and good exercise for all ages, shapes and sizes Book a slot by emailing maddy@corbin.co.uk or just turn up on the day Each session will consist of a group of experienced rowers with ‘come and try’ participants […]

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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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Portobello Timebank Events – Magdalene Glen Litter Clean (4March) and Gardeners Question Time (5 March)

Posted on: February 10th, 2017

  March 4th, 1:30 – 4pm – Litter clean along Magdalene Glen & Bingham (We’ll set up an event on Facebook for this over the next few days and share that with you) Location: Meet point is half way along Magdalene Glen, at a cycle path junction that leads up to Magdalene Gardens. Area to be […]

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Refugees Voice Event

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

Dear Friends,   The Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), in partnership with Drummond Community High School, are organising an event to facilitate a discussion between service providers in public and third sector, and asylum seekers and refugees in order to hear from the refugees first-hand about their actual circumstances and needs and link […]

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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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Meet the Funders Event – Info for Community Groups Seeking Funding

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

MEET THE FUNDERS Thursday 8 December 2016 from 11am to 2pm Heart of Midlothian Football Club “Gorgie Suite  Tynecastle Stadium, McLeod Street, Edinburgh EH11 2NL Meet the Funders is a free public marketplace event providing access to funding information for community projects. It is an opportunity for groups to discuss their ideas with potential funders […]

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Social Enterprise Information Sessions – Locality Events

Posted on: November 16th, 2016

Dear members and friends of Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network,   We would greatly appreciate it if you could help us promote the event detailed below and share with your networks. Links to our social media posts on the events are here (Twitter) and here (Facebook).   We’ll have space at the events for leaflets and […]

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Family Festival at Tribe Porty – 28th January 2017

Posted on: November 9th, 2016

Hello from Tribe Porty!   Family Festival shout out to all local organisation and groups aimed at babies, toddlers and young families in and around Portobello – save the date 28th January 2017, 10:00-12:00 at Tribe Porty!We are in the process of organising a Family Festival: get-together and showcase of all that goes on in […]

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