Portobello Community Council

Who’s Who in North East locality – North East Locality Contacts

Posted on: February 24th, 2017

​ Dear Neighbourhood Partnership member,   As we continue to develop locality working and colleagues settle into their roles and teams, Councillors, and other colleagues and partners, have been asking for information to help them identify who their key local contacts are.   In response to this, we have produced the attached Locality Directory which […]

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Maureen Child Update 22/2/2017

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

Dear All,   As you will know, Save Bellfield were successful in getting a big award – £647,500 – from the Scottish Land Fund to support their community buy-out of Bellfield Church, made possible by the introduction of the Community Empowerment Act only last April.  However, the final hurdle is still to come as the […]

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Garden Waste Collections Changing To 3-Week Cycle

Posted on: February 21st, 2017

The winter four weekly garden waste collection cycle is coming to an end, week commencing 6 March 2017. However this year the service will switch to a three weekly collection cycle. The three weekly service will run all year round, and will not return to a four weekly cycle in winter.   Why is this happening? […]

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Scotch Whisky Action Fund now open to applications for 2017

Posted on: February 20th, 2017

I am delighted to inform you that the 2017 round of applications to the Scotch Whisky Action Fund is now open.  The Fund is looking to support and develop a range of projects/initiatives which will deliver targeted interventions designed to tackle alcohol-related harms across three themes: Young people (aged under 18) Families Communities Awards of […]

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Save Bellfield Campaign Gets £647,000 Scottish Land Fund Grant

Posted on: February 17th, 2017

The Scottish Land Fund Have Given us Funding! Bellfield gets Green Light from Scottish Land Fund! We are delighted to announce that Action Porty’s application to the Scottish Land Fund has been successful! To celebrate the good news we would like to see all our supporters, friends and family this morning for a photo – […]

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Maureen Child Update 15/2/2017

Posted on: February 15th, 2017

Dear All,   No update yet on the SGN Milton Road East major works – yet – this week, but our apologies that we were a little premature in celebrating the re-opening of the Edinburgh College campus bus stop.  Apparently, the ‘hood’ had not been removed on the bus stop flag by the time we […]

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