Portobello Community Council

Maureen Child Update 31 August 2017

Posted on: August 31st, 2017

Dear All   The 70th Edinburgh International Festival is over for another year, but Portobello and Craigmillar local arts and community activities continue seamlessly.  A hugely successful 8th Big Beach Busk last weekend in Portobello is followed by ArtWalk kicking off now, and the Portobello Village Show on Sunday.  Both Castlebrae Community High School and […]

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Porty Sandcastle Competition 2017 Results

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

The 2017 Portobello Sandcastle Competition had 55 entries across three categories, raising over £200 for the Portobello Toddler Hut. Local MP Tommy Sheppard judged – it was hard to settle on the winners! Check out more photos.

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Action Porty Crowdfunder is now live!

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

Please help us by donating and sharing our new Crowdfunder Our Crowdfunder Has Launched!  We have just launched our Crowdfunder! We are looking for funds to help us open Bellfield debt free in January 2018.  We really appreciate all the support you have given us so far, but now we are looking to you again […]

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Tribe Porty Would Like to Hear From You

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

Tribe Porty is a community coworking and creative events hub. View this email in your browser Tribe Porty would love to hear from you. Tribe Porty started their journey over 3 years ago with a community survey.  We asked what kind of community space you would like to have and what kind of activities you would […]

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Maureen Child Update 25 August 2017

Posted on: August 25th, 2017

Dear All   Big Beach Busk this Saturday!  http://www.deadlinenews.co.uk/2017/08/16/festival-qa-paul-lambie-busk-beach/   Conservation Volunteers are running an event at Joppa Rocks this Sunday, 27 August, a  Bioblitz Survey, part of the Edinburgh Living Landscape initiative. It’s open to everyone who wants to take part in a seaweed/lichen survey.  Families welcome as well. Find out more about the […]

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Your Help Needed: Powerleague and Tumbles Land Sale Survey

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Please help by giving your views on City of Edinburgh Council proposals to sell off land at Westbank Street, Portobello, including the Powerleague football pitches, Tumbles Car Park and potentially Tumbles as well. First advertised for sale in February, the site has attracted 22 bids from 12 developers covering a range of options but mostly comprising […]

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Tribe Porty August Newsletter

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Tribe Porty is a community coworking and creative events hub. View this email in your browser We’ve all had them — those moments when you are so immersed in what you are doing that hours feel like minutes. You know when you are in the flow. Whether you are engaged in a project, playing or […]

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Agenda for PCC Meeting; 28 August

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

The 350th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 28 August 2017 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 Meeting papers. 350thMeetingAgenda.pdf

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Come and try Coastal Rowing – Free taster event

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017

Saturday, 16 September 2017 10 am – 1 pm Come and try Coastal Rowing – It’s free, fun and good exercise for all ages, shapes and sizes Book a slot by emailing maddy@corbin.co.uk or just turn up on the day Each session will consist of a group of experienced rowers with ‘come and try’ participants […]

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Portobello Sandcastle competition 2017: Sat 26 Aug

Posted on: August 21st, 2017

Portobello Sandcastle Competition will take place during the Edinburgh Big Beach Busk, on 26th August 2017. Registration from 1200 noon, building starts at 1pm. facebook.com/events/316005828831499/  

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