Portobello Community Council

Maureen Child Update 3 August 2018

Posted on: August 5th, 2018

Dear All   I hope you’re all having a great Summer!  I’ve been doing a lot of walking about the Ward, besides gardening and time with grandchildren -  and not a lot of writing about it.    Just before the Council recess, the four of us Portobello/Craigmillar Councillors formed a Kiltwalk team and are seeking […]

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Scottish Water Portobello Marine Survey Work

Posted on: August 1st, 2018

Scottish Water will be carrying out survey work in the Firth of Forth which will be visible from Portobello waterfront area. This is allow us to identify ways to help improve the water quality at Portobello beaches (West and Central) and Fisherrow. From Monday (August 6) an 18-metre high and 18-wide, floating platform will be […]

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Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – update 10 July

Posted on: July 10th, 2018

The following information is the most up-to-date Portobello Community Council has on the programme to reconstruct Brighton Place with setts. It is based on information shared by Lothian Buses ahead of the 25 June meeting, discussion at the meeting and subsequent follow up from Cllr Laidlaw. City of Edinburgh Council officials were asked for an […]

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36th AGM and 359th Meeting Agenda

Posted on: June 23rd, 2018

Apologies for lateness, attached are agenda for the AGM and meeting this Monday 25th June 2018 at 7:30pm in Portobello Baptist Church Hall, 185 Portobello High Street.   pcc-20180625-36th-AGM-Agenda.pdf pcc-20180625-359th-Agenda.pdf 20180528-358th-Minutes.pdf

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Maureen Child Update 21 June 2018

Posted on: June 21st, 2018

Dear All   Sorry about last week’s blip in service!  Events and commitments during the week overtook me, and we were away in Dublin for a wedding by Friday morning; so no Update done.  A lovely historic city is Dublin, complete with fabulous trams, lots of people milling around, and hardly any traffic on their […]

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Application to Local Rail Development Fund for Porty Station feasibility study

Posted on: June 21st, 2018

The Capital Rail Action Group have submitted a bid to the Local Rail Development Fund for a feasibility study into the reopening of Portobello Railway Station. Alignment with Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance Portobello is a coastal suburb of Edinburgh, lying some three miles from the city centre. It has a central population around its town […]

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Maureen Child Update 8 June 2018

Posted on: June 8th, 2018

Dear All   Portobello Timebank’s Members are now over 130 strong and can do lots of things.  They can help in your home or garden, take you shopping or knit you baby clothes, feed your cat or walk your dog, set up your I-pad or teach you sign language. What could you do, if you […]

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Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – update 5 June

Posted on: June 5th, 2018

At the last Portobello Community Council meeting we had representatives along from City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian Buses to update on the plans for Brighton Place. Lothian Buses have agreed that points raised by the community regarding buses would be considered further and alternative solutions to temporary routes and bus stops would be explored. […]

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Maureen Child Update 1 June 2018

Posted on: June 1st, 2018

Dear All   This Sunday, 3 June, Portobello Running Club are holding their annual Beach Race and Kids Fun Run. The Kids’ Fun Run registration starts at 9.30am and the Adults’ 4 Mile Beach Race registration starts 10.15am and starts at 11.30am. All proceeds go to Thistle Foundation. You can sign up at https://www.portobellorunners.co.uk/adult-beach-race-2018/ or […]

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Tribe Porty May Newsletter

Posted on: May 29th, 2018

Tribe Porty is a community coworking and creative events hub. View this email in your browser May has been busy!   We have had a great time designing, planning, making and celebrating this May. Our first Street Party was a big success and we had the help of many. Thank you to Tommy Sheppard, our […]

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