Portobello Community Council

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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Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – update 20 September

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

The following information is the most up-to-date Portobello Community Council has on the City of Edinburgh Council’s programme to reconstruct Brighton Place with setts. It is based on information presented to traders at a meeting on 19 September and an earlier meeting on 28 August. The contract was awarded to Mackenzie Construction Preparation will begin […]

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What value the community voice in Scotland?

Posted on: September 19th, 2018

With more than 10,000 living in the Portobello Community Council area, the City of Edinburgh Council is paying less than a penny per month to hear from residents here. Does that represent fair value? Portobello Community Council is funded by an administrative grant of £900 from the City of Edinburgh Council, however this grant does […]

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360th Meeting Draft Minutes and 361st Meeting Agenda

Posted on: September 17th, 2018

The 361st meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 24 September 2018 at 7:30pm 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. 20180924_PCC_Agenda.pdf PCC-20180827draft.pdf

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Maureen Child Update 14 September 2018

Posted on: September 14th, 2018

Dear All   Just a short note this week and apologies for the lack of Update last week.  I have been busy with number of issues for People and not just the ones that hit the headlines, I can assure you.  On Sunday we Councillors are doing the Kiltwalk, and our Councillor Team sponsorship targets […]

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Maureen Child Update 31 August 2018

Posted on: August 31st, 2018

Dear All   Thanks to all – but mostly Paul Lambie -  Big Beach Busk was a huge success last Saturday  https://www.facebook.com/139155702770032/posts/2083462431672673/ and the dolphins seemed to enjoy it too!  https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/pod-of-dolphins-spotted-off-portobello-1-4791250   Portobello Community Council ran the Sandcastle Competition and raised £200 for Portobello Toddlers Hut.  The international beach volleyball competition added to the attraction.  […]

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