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Maureen Child Update 3 April 2020

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020

Dear All   In normal times, I updated you on Fridays, leading with all those good and fun things you could do together at the weekend.  But, of course, these are very much not normal times.  I hope you and yours are all safe and well.   Lots of information on the coronavirus response is […]

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Porty Coronavirus Action

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020

Porty Coronavirus Action Hi We’re a group of local Portobello residents who have come together to volunteer in our community with the aim of helping with shopping support for: – People who are self-isolating – Key workers who are struggling to get what they need due to long working hours and empty supermarket shelves – […]

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Maureen Child Update 21 March 2020

Posted on: March 21st, 2020

Dear All   I hope you are all well, and stay wel,l in these very difficult and worrying times!  I am sending this Update from home.  A first for me, as the City Chambers is closed and Councillors are working remotely as best we possibly can.  No Council meetings for me, apart from one or […]

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Maureen Child Update 13 March 2020

Posted on: March 13th, 2020

Dear All   Portobello/Craigmillar Neighbourhood Network gathering is on Wednesday 18 March, 6-8pm at Richmond Craigmillar Church. We have updates on the community grant fund and the link with the National Lottery Community Fund.  We’ll focus on the Neighbourhood Environment Projects (NEP’s) for both Transport & Environment and Housing. Finally, there will be updates on […]

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Brunstane Road and Joppa Triangle consultation

Posted on: March 10th, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council intend to make changes to Brunstane Road, and other roads in the Joppa area, by the means of a Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) for up to 18 months. This allows for changes to be trialled ahead of possible permanent changes. The Council’s proposed changes are in response to concerns […]

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Joppa Triangle briefing note – Mar 2020

Posted on: March 8th, 2020

Update on proposals for Brunstane Road and Joppa Triangle. Portobello Community Council intend to carry out a wider consultation soon. “Joppa Triangle Briefing Note Please see attached the second briefing note regarding the proposals in the Joppa area.” Content of the second briefing note: Briefing Note – Joppa Triangle Traffic proposalsMarch 2020 This briefing note […]

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Maureen Child Update 6 March 2020

Posted on: March 6th, 2020

Dear All   Please see attached a further briefing note on the ‘Joppa Triangle’ and Brunstane Road traffic vexed question. There is still a lot more work and discussion to be had on this, locally and in the City Chambers, over the coming months.   On Tuesday, Councillor Mary Campbell and I welcomed about 70 […]

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Consultation on Choices for City Plan 2030

Posted on: March 4th, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council are currently consulting on choices for “City Plan 2030” –  a new Local Development Plan for Edinburgh, which will set out policies and proposals for development in Edinburgh between 2020 and 2030. Consultation is also ongoing on the “draft Mobility Plan“, a ten-year strategy for creating accessible, affordable and environmentally-friendly […]

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Fwd: Maureen Child Update 28 February 2020

Posted on: February 28th, 2020

Dear All   Half of you probably did not get last week’s Update (21 February) as I somehow contrived to get myself on the  ‘spammer’ list for the Council server. This was a first for me and it seemed to be a first for the Council’s ICT Helpdesk too. They finally sorted it at 11am […]

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Planning application 20/00493/FUL for Portobello Sailing Club

Posted on: February 27th, 2020

Portobello Sailing & Kayaking Club have submitted an application for a new boat store and changing area. This is to replace the existing metal boat store. 20/00493/FUL – comments by 13 Mar “Design statement The building will replace the existing boat shed and adjacent storage. The shed was erected in 2009 to house the club’s […]

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