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Maureen Child Update 13 September 2019

Posted on: September 13th, 2019

Dear All   There is a lot of excitement and eager anticipation at Castlebrae Community High School about the progress on their new building next to the Council’s local office in Niddrie Mains Road.  Sign up to find out more about all the sector-leading learning and teaching which this new building is designed around.  The […]

Nominations Open for Portobello Community Council

Posted on: September 10th, 2019

Nominations are now open for election to Portobello Community Council. Portobello Community Council is looking for new members, so take part and help improve your neighbourhood. Download a nomination form here. Nominations close on 30 September 2019. If an election is required it will be held on 31 October 2019. For more information, visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk/communitycouncils […]

Straiton Place Park Ice Cream Van Licence Consultation

Posted on: September 9th, 2019

An application for licence to operate an Ice Cream van has been submitted for Straiton Place Park. The licensee proposes to sell ice creams, hot deserts (waffles/crepes), confectionery, hot & cold drinks (no alcohol). – Licensed operating hours will be 1000-2000 – Electrical power will be from a generator – The licence will be for […]

Crown Estate Seabed, Coastal and Rural Assets Consultation

Posted on: September 9th, 2019

Crown Estate Scotland (CES) is seeking public feedback on its corporate plans for the next three years. CES is a public corporation which manages £385.8m of seabed, coastline, rural estates and other assets which stretch the length and breadth of Scotland. It includes ancient rights held by The Crown (e.g. wild salmon fishing) as well […]

Maureen Child Update 6 September 2019

Posted on: September 6th, 2019

Dear All   There are many benefits to volunteering.  It’s a great way to use and develop skills, try something new, make new friends, boost your confidence and general wellbeing, gain valuable experience, something to put on your CV and, of course, make a real difference. This year’s Volunteer Recruitment Fair is on Wednesday 18 […]

Maureen Child Update 30 August 2019

Posted on: August 30th, 2019

Dear All   Thank you for being so understanding about my mess up last week!  Hopefully, I’ve made no more silly mistakes this time around, no rash promises here!   Closing date for entries to the Friends of Figgate Park Photo Competition is tomorrow, Saturday 31 August. See here : http://www.figgatepark.org.uk/photo/   Joppa Tennis Courts […]

Kings Place Portobello – Parking consultation results

Posted on: August 30th, 2019

The parking situation at Kings Place has been a long running issue, often featuring on the community council agenda. Caravans and campervans are taking up many of the spaces, and City of Edinburgh Council proposed to introduce overnight parking restrictions, in an effort to tackle this; however this attracted a number of objections. The car […]

May 2019 Meeting Minutes

Posted on: August 27th, 2019

Minutes of the 368th Meeting of the Portobello Community Council held on 27th May 2019  PCC-368th-agreed-minutes-May-2019.pdf

Statutory Consultation – Newcraighall Primary School

Posted on: August 27th, 2019

Dear Community Council, I am writing to let you know that the City of Edinburgh Council’s Education, Children and Families Committee agreed on 16 August 2019 that a statutory consultation should be undertaken to relocate Newcraighall Primary School.  The consultation commences today, Monday 26 August 2019.  This consultation affects only Newcraighall Primary School as there […]

Maureen Child Update 23 August 2019

Posted on: August 23rd, 2019

Dear All You have only a few hours left in which to take a couple of minutes to respond to the Portobello Community Council’s consultation on the future of Kings Place.  It closes this coming Saturday- tomorrow –  so please do make sure you fill it in before then, as it is a key part […]