Portobello Community Council

Friends Of The Prom – October Meeting

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

“Friends of the Prom” held their first meeting on the 16th of September – Interesting and very useful. A lot was captured on sheets during the meeting, now written up and attached. The next meeting is Wednesday 18 October, 19:30 at Tribe Porty – all welcome. Focus of the meeting will be the more practical […]

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Powerleague Portobello Sale – consultation results

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

The City of Edinburgh Council have published a report following their consultation on the sale of the Powerleague site at Westbank St Portobello. It is attached below and can also be found on the Consultation Hub. Portobello Community Council also ran a survey, addressing issues of community interest not covered by the city council’s survey: […]

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Maureen Child Update 12 October 2017

Posted on: October 12th, 2017

Dear All   Portobello Timebank members completed another fantastic clean up of Magdalene Glen last Saturday – a truly magnificent effort, and all very much appreciated! A lovely sunny day brought out a dozen people, of all ages and abilities, to pick up surface litter around the Asda footbridge, and to tackle weightier problems alongside […]

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Maureen Child Update 4 October 2017

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

Dear All   Our community buy-out Bellfield’s Crowdfunder closed last week, and Portobello did manage to raise more than the £20,000 target.  There was a really amazing show of support from the community, so a big THANK YOU everyone who donated!  If you missed out on donating, and would still like to, you can do that on […]

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Bellfield Update – Opening Delayed Until June 2018

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

Bellfield Update Dear Action Porty Members and Supporters, Thank you so much for all your support so far, both in helping us purchase the building through the right to buy process, and in your support for our Crowdfunder.  On Sunday the Action Porty Board met with our new Development Managers, who have extensive experience developing community heritage projects similar […]

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Maureen Child Update 28 September 2017

Posted on: September 28th, 2017

Dear All   It was a perfect day last Saturday on Portobello Promenade for the Richmond’s Hope Mile of Memories event.  The local charity do wonderful work with children who have suffered the loss of a close relative or friend.  They are based where they were founded, by local people, in Richmond Church in the […]

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