Portobello Community Council

356th Portobello Community Council Meeting – Agenda

Posted on: March 20th, 2018

356th-Agenda.doc

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Maureen Child Update 15 March 2018

Posted on: March 15th, 2018

Dear All   Try not to miss the Talent Show at Portobello High School tomorrow, Friday 16 March at 6:30pm, in aid of Teenage Cancer Tickets £5 for adults 16+ and  £2.50 for under 16s and over 60s. Tickets will be sold at the door.  All welcome!   This probability this won’t be for you, […]

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Action Porty Seeking Regular Hires at Bellfield

Posted on: March 12th, 2018

We have launched a survey to get regular hires booked in for June Booking Survey Launched Dear Action Porty Members,   We are now looking to get our regular hires booked into Bellfield for June. This is a big step for us, and we hope we are doing it in the right way. Right now […]

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Brighton Place to be reconstructed with setts; estimated at 60 weeks

Posted on: March 9th, 2018

The Transport and Environment Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council today agreed a programme of roadworks to reconstruct Brighton Place using traditional setts. This reverses a previous decision, of January 2016, for renewal of Brighton Place using asphalt and removing the setts. Portobello Community Council wrote (attached) to the committee members, and Executive Director […]

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Maureen Child Update 9 March 2018

Posted on: March 9th, 2018

Dear All   Well that was the week that was!  I didn’t defy a meteorological Red Alert or trudge through the snow and the ice and the driving wind to get in to the City Chambers and send out an Update last week.  And I am not sorry!  More on weather and its effects later.  […]

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Council Officers Seek Brighton Place Setts U-Turn

Posted on: February 26th, 2018

Brighton Place should be resurfaced with setts overturning a previous decision, according to a city streets strategy paper going before councillors on the Transport and Environment Committee on Thursday. The T&E Committee decided in January 2016 that Brighton Place should be resurfaced in asphalt. Council Officers are now seeking to overturn that decision following the […]

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Maureen Child Update 23 February 2018

Posted on: February 23rd, 2018

Dear All   This has been an unbelievably busy week, with hardly time for us Portobello/Craigmillar Councillors to draw breath, so here are just a few things for you today!     The Thistle Centre for Wellbeing, 1 Queen’s Walk are holding a community event next Wednesday 28 February 10am-12noon as part of World Community […]

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Friends of Porty Prom – Sat 10 March

Posted on: February 22nd, 2018

Your Prom Needs You!   Like the Friends of Figgate Park, the Friends of Porty Prom & Beach want to make a difference. We are a group of locals aiming to change our prom for the better. We need your thoughts and ideas on what the prom needs! Maybe more toilets or a climbing wall, […]

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George Demolition Refused

Posted on: February 21st, 2018

A request for permission to demolish the former George Cinema and Bingo Hall at 14 Bath St, Portobello, has been refused by City of Edinburgh Council Development Management Committee. At a hearing in the City Chambers on Wednesday, 21 February, the committee agreed unanimously that the application for partial demolition of the building to make way for 20 flats be […]

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8A Milton Road West (ex Omni Furnishing) 18/00454/FUL

Posted on: February 21st, 2018

18/00454/FUL: Redevelopment of site to create a mixed use development comprising of a smaller food retail unit and 11no new build flats and installation of a new shopfront. at 8A Milton Road West, Edinburgh, EH15 1LF. Expiry date Thu 08 Mar 2018. https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/simpleSearchResults.do?action=firstPage   18_00454_FUL-MILTON_ROAD_WEST_-_PLANNING_STATEMENT-3844235.pdf 18_00454_FUL-_05__PROPOSED_SITE_PLAN-3844226.pdf 18_00454_FUL-_07__PROPOSED_CONTEXT_AND_RETAIL_ELEVATIONS-3844228.pdf 18_00454_FUL-_10__PROPOSED_FLATS_ELEVATIONS-3839460.pdf

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