Portobello Community Council


Posted on: July 10th, 2017

Proposed amendment to waiting and loading restrictions; including: ·         Duddingston Park / Duddingston Road / Baileyfield Road / Southfield Place ·         Hope Lane North   Dear Sir / Madam   VARIOUS LOCATIONS- EDINBURGH PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO WAITING RESTRICTIONS AND LOADING PROHIBITONS   I refer to our previous letter of 25 November 2016 regarding the above. […]

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Maureen Child Update 7 July 2017

Posted on: July 7th, 2017

Dear All   There were some delays in Portobello/Craigmillar Ward collections of blue glass recycling and garden waste this week, including our street.  I got an explanation about what led to those annoying delays this week. The Council’s private sector agency partner was unable to provide the staff the Council needed to complete the job. […]

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Update from Action Porty: Bellfield to be called… Bellfield

Posted on: July 6th, 2017

  July Update! The results are in.  Choosing from ‘Bellfield’, ‘The Bell’ or ‘The Bellfield’, you chose Bellfield! So, our new community space will be named – Bellfield In terms of using Bellfield, we are in the calm before the storm. In terms of the Action Porty Board, we are working hard to get everything in place […]

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Maureen Child Update 30 June 2017

Posted on: June 30th, 2017

Dear All   I was delighted to see such a high profile to the community safety partnership campaign to tackle hate crime on transport.  This was identified by a number of groups as a problem. When we four Councillors met with a local Portobello group of adult with learning difficulties, People First The Wash house […]

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Portobello Pool Closure 11th-14th July

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Portobello Swim Centre Update     Portobello Main Pool Closure 11th – 14th July     We regret to inform you that the main swimming pool at Portobello Swim Centre will be closed from the 11th – 14th July, opening again as normal 15th July.  This closure will allow us to carry out repair work […]

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Baileyfield South – Design updates from Barratt Homes

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

Barratt Homes have submitted some revised designs for their proposed development at Baileyfield South, the site of the former Standard Life buildings.  The principle changes include:  Total number of dwellings proposed reduced from 483 to 475 Overall parking provision for development provided at 67% Section of road from the primary vehicular route removed to discourage […]

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Maureen Child Update 23 June 2017

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017

Dear All,   On Monday, the fabulous Edinburgh Tool Library will be launching their new service in Portobello Library and will be there with their Tool Box between 4.30pm and 7pm! It’s the answer to the DIY person’s prayers. Don’t buy expensive kit you may only use for one project – borrow it instead! Find […]

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Shared tools,food and film: news from PEDAL

Posted on: June 15th, 2017

Power of food Festival at Donkeyfield Orchard Saturday 17 June from 12 noon – 3pmThe next event at the Donkeyfield Community Orchard (Brunstane Road South) will be part of The Power of Food Festival, an Edinburgh-wide celebration of community growing spaces and gardens across the city will be open on 17 and 18 June. For […]

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Maureen Child Update 13 June 2017

Posted on: June 13th, 2017

Dear All,   I’m sorry about the break in my weekly Update transmission!  I am struggling to get used to a laptop having been used to a desktop. I also took a break away for a week.  There is lots happening and I am getting behind…   The Portobello Reporter summer issue is out and […]

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Bellfield Development Manager Post Opportunity

Posted on: June 6th, 2017

Come Work With Us! Dear member, We are now able to advertise a great opportunity to work with us to help get the space up and running for the community.  Part of the grant that we receiving from the Scottish land Fund was towards the employing of a member of staff, and we are now […]

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