Portobello Community Council

Maureen Child Update 24 November 2017

Posted on: November 24th, 2017

Dear All   Edinburgh is apparently the loneliest city in the UK for older people, so charity Vintage Vibes have launched their Cosy Christmas Project. Local lass and former Brunstane Primary School pupil Gail Porter and Vintage Vibes are asking the people of Edinburgh to write a FREE Christmas Card to brighten the life of […]

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Permission Granted for 435 Homes at Baileyfield South, the formerStandard Life site

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017

The Development Management Committee of City of Edinburgh Council today granted planning permission for 435 homes at Baileyfield South, the former Standard Life site on Fishwives Causeway, Portobello. The development by Barratt Homes includes 293 apartments, 66 colony-style homes, and 76 houses, along with associated landscaping and car parking.  16_05898_FUL-DESIGN_UPDATES-3753213.pdf

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Maureen Child Update 16 November 2017

Posted on: November 16th, 2017

Dear All   The Council’s Education, Children and Families Committee agreed on a statutory consultation on the proposal to provide a new secondary school to replace Castlebrae High School on the site identified in Craigmillar Town Centre, to the east of the Council East Office and Craigmillar Library. For further information and the full statutory consultation […]

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Fwd: Notice of Licensing Applications

Posted on: November 8th, 2017

Please see attached – license application for 78 Portobello High Street.   Provisionals-Portobello.docx Variations-Portobello.docx

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Maureen Child Update 3 November 2017

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017

Dear All   A great initiative from the Evening News and our fabulous local bus company.  Nominate your favourite ‘random act of kindness’ by local bus drivers! One driver stopped his Number 3 service to hop out and assist a pensioner struggling with his shoelace at the side of the road. Another on the 44 […]

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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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Maureen Child Update 26 October 2017

Posted on: October 26th, 2017

Dear All   It was a privilege to be able to pay a Full Council tribute to the current Head Teacher of Castleview Primary School in Craigmillar who was awarded the very prestigious annual Scottish Government Robert Owen Award, joining a pantheon of internationally renowned previous recipients. It has been even more of a privilege […]

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Agenda for PCC Meeting; 30 October

Posted on: October 26th, 2017

The 352nd meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 30 October 2017 at 7:30pm in Portobello Baptist Church Hall, 185 Portobello High Street. Any additional items not already included on the agenda should be notified to the secretary in advance, if possible. Meeting papers.     PCC-20171030_Agenda.pdf

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Friends Of The Prom – October Meeting

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

“Friends of the Prom” held their first meeting on the 16th of September – Interesting and very useful. A lot was captured on sheets during the meeting, now written up and attached. The next meeting is Wednesday 18 October, 19:30 at Tribe Porty – all welcome. Focus of the meeting will be the more practical […]

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Powerleague Portobello Sale – consultation results

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

The City of Edinburgh Council have published a report following their consultation on the sale of the Powerleague site at Westbank St Portobello. It is attached below and can also be found on the Consultation Hub. Portobello Community Council also ran a survey, addressing issues of community interest not covered by the city council’s survey: […]

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