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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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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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