Portobello Community Council

Bus Service 69 – Portobello – Duddingston route – Change of Operator

Posted on: October 15th, 2018

From 29 October 2018 the 69 bus service will be operated on behalf of Lothian Buses by Prentice of Haddington. Although operated by Prentice, it will still be part of the Lothian Buses network and Lothian Buses tickets, Ridacards and the National Entitlement Card will continue to be valid. The timetable will remain almost unchanged […]

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Maureen Child Update 12 October 2018

Posted on: October 12th, 2018

Dear All   The Wash House Community Centre, Adelphi Grove are holding their AGM at 8pm on Tuesday 23 October and all are welcome. The varied groups based at The Wash House have been invited to offer a very short, fun and practical introduction to what their group does there. So it promises to be […]

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Porty community to lead on Pitz redevelopment vision

Posted on: October 12th, 2018

Yesterday the City of Edinburgh Council Finance and Resources Committee decided to withdrawn from the sale of the Westbank Street site to the preferred bidder: 1.1.3 Agrees to withdraw the proposed sale of the Westbank site from the open market and request the Executive Director of Place to work with the local community to establish […]

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Maureen Child Update 5 October 2018

Posted on: October 5th, 2018

Dear All   Lots going on this weekend!  The Portobello Walking and Cycling Festival is tomorrow, Saturday 6 October from 11am to 2pm in the Community Garden, at the bottom of John Street, off the Promenade.  Includes basic bike checks, a bike obstacle course, balance bikes, electric bikes, smoothie bike, buggy walk and lots of free […]

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Maureen Child Update 28 September 2018

Posted on: September 28th, 2018

Dear All   A Community Orchard work day is coming up this weekend tomorrow, Saturday 29 September, 10am till 2pm. Please do go along if you can and bring gardening gloves. There should be be blackberries to pick.  More here: https://www.google.com/search?q=portobello%20community%20orchard   Portobello Market is on again next weekend, Saturday 6 October.  This will be […]

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Maureen Child Update 21 September 2018

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

Dear All   Thank you for all the encouragement and sponsorship that enabled the four of us Portobello/Craigmillar Ward Councillors to finish the Kiltwalk challenge for the Thistle Foundation in Craigmillar.  We four raised a Team Total of £2,130 which will be matched by a 40% contribution from Sir Tom Hunter. This will help ‘stop […]

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