Portobello Community Council

Pitz/Tumbles Community-Led Design Weekend

Posted on: February 4th, 2018

All residents of Portobello and the wider area are invited to take part in an open, drop-in event focused on shaping the future of the Pitz/Tumbles site at Westbank Street, Portobello. Where: Portobello Town Hall When: Saturday 3rd March (10am – 5.30pm) and Sunday 4th March (10am – 1pm) The Design Weekend will focus on […]

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6-Storey Prom Residential Development Exhibition

Posted on: January 19th, 2018

PUBLIC EXHIBITION INVITATION Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018 Time: 3.30pm to 7.00pm Venue: Portobello Library (upper floor), 14 Rosefield Avenue, EH15 1AU Portobello Sands Ltd gives notice that  it intends to apply to the City of Edinburgh Council for planning permission for a residential development at Pipe Lane, Portobello. Detailed plans are currently being prepared […]

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Walking Netball – free taster sessions

Posted on: December 4th, 2017

New Walking Netball session at the Jack Kane Sports Centre at Craigmillar, Edinburgh.  The tasters sessions for this will be on Tuesday 5th and Tuesday 12th December, there will be no charge.  We welcome all ages and abilities (So far it has been mainly women, but we do have a few men participating too!) Walking […]

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£60k Local Events Fund Open for Bids

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

Stimulating artistic and cultural events across the length and breadth of the Capital is the drive behind a new £60,000 City of Edinburgh Council fund. The one-off ‘Local Events Fund’ aims to inspire audiences and artists who might otherwise not have the chance to participate in cultural ventures to take up the artistic challenge. Applications […]

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Future of the Pitz Meeting Results

Posted on: November 16th, 2017

Around 150 people attended the meeting on ‘The Future of the Pitz’ held at Portobello Town Hall on Wednesday, 15 November 2017. Speakers included representatives from City of Edinburgh Council Estates Dept, Action Porty, Save Porty 5s, local councillors and members of the public. Attendees were asked to vote on three options, with each person […]

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Public Meeting: The Future of Pitz and Tumbles

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017

The Future of the Pitz. A meeting at Portobello Town Hall on Wednesday 15th November at 7pm. Portobello Community Council has organised a public meeting at Portobello Town Hall in recognition of the strength of local opposition to the proposed development plans of the Pitz area and adjacent areas upon their sale by Edinburgh Council. […]

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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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