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Maureen Child Update 15 January 2022

Posted on: January 15th, 2022

Dear All   You may have seen the yellow boards – there’s a scheduled overnight closure of Brighton Place/Southfield Place at the bridge for at most  four nights next week, from Monday 17 January, 10pm to 6.30am.  I suspect this is to do with bridge maintenance or inspection, but I haven’t got that confirmed yet.  […]

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Maureen Child Update 7/1/2022

Posted on: January 7th, 2022

Dear All Happy New Year!  This is not how I would ever celebrate it, but hats off to those who can and  do!  https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/edinburgh-locals-celebrate-new-year-22623412 This is more my kind of activity – Edinburgh & Lothian Greenspace Trust and the Council are working in partnership to deliver four ‘Wee Forests’ and are planting in Peacocktail Close, […]

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Maureen Child Update 17 December 2021

Posted on: December 17th, 2021

Dear All   I hope you’re going to be able to have a good Christmas with family and friends.  Maybe you’re too busy planning and shopping to read this.  This year I am again determined to buy all presents and food in local Porty shops.  Half way there and managed so far!  Last week’s switch […]

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Maureen Child Update 10 December 2021

Posted on: December 11th, 2021

Dear All   I’m slipping this week, I’m afraid.  Two long winter walks and coffees at Newhailes one day and then the White House Kitchen, Craigmillar have raised my spirits. Good to meet and chat with people along the way. I do hope you’re all enjoying the run up to Christmas activities locally. Window Wonderland […]

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Maureen Child Update 3 December 2021

Posted on: December 3rd, 2021

Dear All   We’ll need to wrap up well for Portobello Market tomorrow, Saturday 4 December, in Brighton Park, from 9:30am to 1:30pm. There’s a Prize Draw for a bumper box of produce donated by the traders. The tickets can be bought tomorrow at the PEDAL stall which is also selling the delicious local Portobello […]

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Posted on: December 1st, 2021

“The introduction of the proposed measures are intended to provide safer cycling infrastructure and pedestrian priority areas, encourage sustainable travel (walking and cycling), and improve connectivity on arterial and distributer routes across the City. The scheme is being introduced by way of Experimental Traffic Order made under Section 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act […]

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Portobello and Craigmillar Community Grant fund 2021-2022

Posted on: November 30th, 2021

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello and Craigmillar Community Grants Fund 2021-2022 The Portobello and Craigmillar Neighbourhood Network are now inviting applications from constituted community and third sector groups that carry out services which benefit people living in the Portobello and Craigmillar areas. The Community Grants fund application form as well as the guidance notes are contained […]

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Damaged Groyne Update

Posted on: November 30th, 2021

We have been advised the following from City of Edinburgh Council regarding the damaged Groyne. The team have already met to discuss a way forward with this damage and I’m hoping to meet with a suitable contractor by the end of this week/early next week to assess access and working conditions for the kind of […]

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Maureen Child Update 25 November 2021

Posted on: November 26th, 2021

Dear All   Portobello Community Council meets on line on Monday with quite a packed agenda, including a researcher for the National Trust for Scotland asking us how locals use and enjoy Newhailes House and grounds. More here: http://www.portobellocc.org/pccpn/2021/11/22/community-council-388th-meeting-agenda-november-2021/   Some Porty households missed brown bin garden waste day as it moved from Friday to […]

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Portobello Community Council 387th Minutes October 2021 DRAFT

Posted on: November 25th, 2021


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