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Maureen Child Update 10 September 2021

Posted on: September 10th, 2021

Dear All   This is the second weekend of the fabulous Artwalk Porty and Arthouses will be open on the Saturday 11 September 10am-6pm and then Sunday 11am-5pm. Full Arthouse programme here: https://www.artwalkporty.co.uk/2021/arthouses.html   Action Porty is undertaking a large scale, community-led conversation to help shape the future of Porty. They held an in-person open […]

Maureen Child Update 3 September 2021

Posted on: September 3rd, 2021

Dear All   If Scottish Government approve, Councils will have the power to designate all or part of their area as a short-term let control area.  A proposal to consult on the designation of an STL Control Area for the entire Council area was approved by the Planning Committee on 11 August 2021. A public […]

Controlled Parking Zone Engagement – Closes Midnight 5th September

Posted on: August 31st, 2021

You have until midnight on 5th September to respond to this initial engagement exercise on a proposed CPZ (Controlled Parking Zone) in Portobello.   Please see the following link for details and where to respond. This is the key way to get your message to the council (be that in favour or against) so no […]

New Planning Application for Change of Use

Posted on: August 31st, 2021

21/04343/FUL | Alterations to former bank premises including alterations to shopfront with change of use to Restaurant (Class 3) with ancillary hot food take away (SUI Generis). | 134C Portobello High Street Edinburgh EH15 1AJ For further details please see https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=QXX80YEWIHG00

Maureen Child Update 27 August 2021

Posted on: August 28th, 2021

Dear All   This week, I decided to deal with the ever increasing pile of emails by going to the bottom of the pile and working upwards. I can’t say that helped get to all the parts not yet reached and if I haven’t yet replied to your email, either bear with me or do […]

Portobello Community Council 385th Meeting Agenda 30th August 2021

Posted on: August 23rd, 2021


Action Porty – ‘Porty 2025’ Meeting

Posted on: August 22nd, 2021

Porty 2025′ open meeting at Bellfield Tuesday 24th August 6.30-8.30pm Action Porty is planning a large scale, community-led conversation so we can all help shape the future of Porty. Coming out of the pandemic, facing multiplying crises how do we draw on the resourcefulness of the people living here so everyone is included in a caring […]

Maureen Child Update 20 August 2021

Posted on: August 20th, 2021

Dear All   The Holyrood Park Low Road and Innocent Cycle Path remain closed because of unstable rock at Samson’s Ribs.  This is being assessed by Historic Environment Scotland’s geotechnical engineers. Loose sections were taken down earlier this year but there was another rockfall. HES and Council officers rely on their expertise.  There is a […]

Maureen Child Update 13 August 2021

Posted on: August 13th, 2021

Dear All   The Craigmillar Festival kicks off tomorrow and as you might have picked up the wonderful news that the Scottish Chamber Orchestra are launching a new 5-year residency in Craigmillar.  I’ve been sitting in this news for months! They will be based at our Craigmillar Now building on Newcraighall Road and our gorgeous […]

Proposed advertising boards adjacent to Sir Harry Lauder / railway tunnel – Update On Appeal

Posted on: August 11th, 2021

UPDATE 2: There has now been an appeal for the hoarding North West of 1 Southfield Place For original planning application please see http://www.portobellocc.org/pccpn/2021/04/15/proposed-advertising-boards-adjacent-to-larry-lauder-railway-tunnel/