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Maureen Child Update 21 December 2019

Posted on: December 21st, 2018

Dear All   I wish you and your a very Happy Christmas and all the very best for 2019!                      Even over this Festive period, Porty Parkrun is a feature of some people’s weekly Saturday morning routine in Figgate Park and nationwide it is quite a phenomenon among the over 65s.  More here in this […]

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Maureen Child Update 14 December 2018

Posted on: December 14th, 2018

  Dear All   Getting in the Christmas mood more and more now, so I’m looking forward to Willow Wreath making Craigmillar Library Thursday 20 December 12-2pm at the café area, thanks to Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) and Carr Gomm working together. A winter country walk is always part of the festive season, […]

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Maureen Child Update 7 December 2018

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

Dear All   Tribe Porty Makers’ Market is this Saturday – tomorrow – 8 December 1pm-5pm at 19 Windsor Place.  More here: https://edinburgh.carpe-diem.events/calendar/6462114-tribe-porty-christmas-makers-market-at-tribe-porty/   It is lovely to see that Sandy’s Community Centre next week is now booked out for their Christmas lunch, live music and prize bingo for the over 65s. I’m sure they […]

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Maureen Child Update 30 November 2018

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Dear All   Brighton Place should re-open to vehicles this weekend, in good time Portobello’s Christmas event on 6 December and – we hope – in time for Saturday’s Portobello Market in Brighton Park.  All bus routes will then return to normal until the roadworks re-start week beginning 7 January. The ‘Pop in to Porty’ […]

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Maureen Child Update 23 November 2018

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018

Dear All   St Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Portobello High Street,  is gearing up for Christmas with a Christmas Fair and coffee morning this Saturday, 24 November, from 10am to 12 noon. Coffee and bacon rolls will be available, as well as a selection of stalls, crafts, a tombola and raffle for a Christmas hamper. […]

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Agenda for November Meeting and October Minutes (DRAFT)

Posted on: November 19th, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING: The 363rd meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 26th November 2018 at 7:30 pm 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. Agenda October 2018 Minutes (DRAFT)

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Maureen Child Update 16 November 2018

Posted on: November 16th, 2018

Dear All  Fun Fiddle’s Annual Ceilidh is coming up soon on Sunday 2 December in the Wash House, 3 Adelphi Grove and tickets are now for sale from Favers Cake and Candy Tearoom 127 Porty High Street. Also, Fun Fiddle has been asked to perform a short spot for Porty Streetfest on Thursday 6 December […]

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Maureen Child Update 9 November 2018

Posted on: November 9th, 2018

Dear All   The Diana Awards go some amazing young people, but nobody quite like Cody McManus of Duddingston Primary School. Cody realised that not every child received gifts at Christmas, so he decided to do something about it. That year, he raised £12,000 and enough donations to fill a boxing ring with toys for […]

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Maureen Child Update 2 November 2018

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018

Dear All    We need YOU to help choose from the 14 community projects seeking a You Decide! Community Grant to enable local community groups to do amazing things in Portobello/Craigmillar Ward. The You Decide! voting stations in places like Craigmillar and Portobello Libraries, and some Community Centres, are open until 9 November. So get […]

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Maureen Child Update 26 October 2018

Posted on: October 26th, 2018

Dear All   A reminder: The Thistle Foundation, Queen’s Walk, Craigmillar are holding a community event tomorrow, Saturday 27 October 12 noon to 2.30pm to launch of a life-saving defibrillator which will be accessible to the community 24/7 for use in an emergency. Link Up, Thistle Foundation, St Johns Scotland and Save a Life Scotland […]

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