Portobello Community Council

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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Thistle Foundation’s Sponsored Santa Walk

Posted on: November 7th, 2016

Good morning,   I hope that you are well and had a good weekend.   I lead on the fundraising activity for Thistle Foundation and would like to invite you to take part in our sponsored Santa Walk on Wednesday 14th December. The walk is fully accessible and follows a 1 mile route that sets […]

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Save Bellfield Campaign Public Meeting and Action Porty Company Launch

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

The campaign to take Bellfield into community ownership has now reached another important milestone, and we are hosting a public event to share progress and gather feedback on the way we propose to take the project forward. We would therefore like to extend an invitation to you to join us on Tuesday 15th of November […]

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Brighton Nursery Celebrates 25 years in Portobello

Posted on: October 11th, 2016

Brighton Nursery is this year celebrating 25 years in Portobello! In 1991, Jenny and Fergus opened the doors of Brighton Nursery and it has since been at the heart of the Portobello community. Many local children and their families will have fond memories of their days in Brighton – a real world of discovery!   On […]

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