Portobello Community Council

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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Maureen Child Update 24 August 2018

Posted on: August 24th, 2018

Dear All   Portobello’s Big Beach Busk is tomorrow, Saturday afternoon 25 August and we have high hopes for good weather.  In this this week’s Porty Podcast, David Calder interviews Big Beach Busk founder Paul Lambie https://www.buzzsprout.com/71622/783567-90-the-big-busk   The Friends of the Promenade will be at the Big Beach Busk at the foot of John […]

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36th AGM minutes, 359th Meeting Draft Minutes and 360th MeetingAgenda

Posted on: August 20th, 2018

The 360th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 27th August 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. 36th-AGM-Minutes.docx 359th-Minutes.docx 360th-Agenda.docx 360th-Agenda (PDF Version)

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Maureen Child Update 16 August 2018

Posted on: August 16th, 2018

Dear All   The Health Opportunities Team, aka HOT, is having a summer BBQ tomorrow, Friday 17 August from 1:30-3:30pm. It’s a community event so hopefully they will get people along who maybe were previously unaware of HOT.  Not me, sadly as I have another commitment that I cannot skive!   I don’t know how […]

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Maureen Child Update 10 August 2018

Posted on: August 10th, 2018

Dear All   Thank you very much for the kind words about my recently diagnosed ‘frozen shoulder’.  I thought I had edited that bit of indulgent self-pity out of the final text, but it crept back in. I can report that the physiotherapy, acupuncture and the daily exercises are working and I can feel the progress.  […]

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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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