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Spaces For People Update

Posted on: November 26th, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council have released the attached document with the updated Spaces for People programme. They also said  "Further information and updates on how the Council is implementing temporary road measures to support safe walking, wheeling and cycling is available on the Council’s website at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/spacesforpeople A map showing where the temporary measures […]

Plans submitted for alterations to thresholds and entrances, St Mark’s Church

Posted on: November 24th, 2020

Plans have been submitted to extend and alter the external thresholds of St Mark’s Church, 287 Portobello High Street. Including new extensions at the east and west entrances and alterations to the steps at the front entrance to form an accessible ramp. Comments can be submitted via the link below. Application reference: 20/04327/FUL

Portobello Community Council Meeting 378 30th November 2020 Agenda

Posted on: November 23rd, 2020


City of Edinburgh Council Consultation on Brunstane Road and Coillesdene Area Traffic Calming

Posted on: November 23rd, 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council is running a consultation on Brunstane Road and Coillesdene Area Traffic Calming Measures. A trial closure of Brunstane Road, along with other measures in the Coillesdenes is proposed. Please see the link below so that you can give your opinion. Please note that the consultation closes on 13th December. consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/brunstane-traffic-calming/ […]

Shop Local Campaign – Shop Here This Year

Posted on: November 21st, 2020

Supported by funding from Scotland’s Towns Partnership, “Shop Here This Year” is a digital campaign led by the City of Edinburgh Council which aims to inspire people to shop local. It will promote local businesses across 11 ‘town centres’ in Edinburgh, including Portobello.   Attached briefing gives more detailed information. Businesses interested in participating can […]

Maureen Child Update 20 November 2020

Posted on: November 20th, 2020

Dear All   I picked up a couple of articles this week about wonderful Art Deco building The White House, Craigmillar and its history: https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/fascinating-story-behind-art-deco-19281839 and https://blog.historicenvironment.scot/2017/07/saving-craigmillars-art-deco-heritage/.  A lovely building at the heart of Craigmillar and so brilliant that it was saved and put to good community use.   In these really tough times, a […]

Maureen Child Update 13 November 2020

Posted on: November 13th, 2020

Dear All   Covid-19 has changed all our lives – immensely, and abruptly. The past few months have been incredibly tough for us all, and some much more than others. There is still huge uncertainty about the future. Please do read the short introduction and complete this short questionnaire at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/budget by Thursday 10 December. […]

August 2019 minutes

Posted on: November 6th, 2020


Maureen Child Update 6 November 2020

Posted on: November 6th, 2020

Dear All   Last week, I spared you my usual rant about active travel, safer streets and 20 minute neighbourhoods, but this is not the week to hold back.  Portobello Community Council have rightly taken up the cudgels on our community’s behalf:  http://www.portobellocc.org/pccpn/2020/11/03/letter-in-regards-the-fatality-on-portobello-hight-street/   Two days after this latest truly dreadful accident happened, I cycled […]

Letter in regards the fatality on Portobello High Street

Posted on: November 3rd, 2020

Please find attached a letter that was sent on behalf of Portobello Community Council to the ward elected officials regarding the fatality that occurred on 2nd November on the junction of Portobello High Street and Harry Lauder Road. May we take this chance to send our condolences to all involved and impacted. 2020-11-03-Portobello-Community-Council-Letter-re-Portobello-High-Street-Fatatlity-November-2020.pdf