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Maureen Child Update 26 October 2018

Posted on: October 26th, 2018

Dear All   A reminder: The Thistle Foundation, Queen’s Walk, Craigmillar are holding a community event tomorrow, Saturday 27 October 12 noon to 2.30pm to launch of a life-saving defibrillator which will be accessible to the community 24/7 for use in an emergency. Link Up, Thistle Foundation, St Johns Scotland and Save a Life Scotland […]

Dispersal zones set for Bonfire Night weekend

Posted on: October 25th, 2018

Two dispersal zones are being set up in Portobello, and neighbouring areas, to combat anti-social behaviour and disorder over the Bonfire weekend. The zones will be in operation between 2pm and midnight Wednesday 31st October to Tuesday 6th November. Under the Anti-Social Behaviour (Scotland) Act 2004, police have a Power of Dispersal within the designated […]

362nd Meeting Agenda; 361st Draft Minutes

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018

The 362nd meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 29 October 2018 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. 20181029_PCC_Agenda.pdf Aug minutes Draft Sep minutes

Brighton Place Sett Reconstruction – update 19 October

Posted on: October 19th, 2018

Work progress Phase 1 of the sett renewal work started on 24 September 2018. Portobello High Street to Lee Crescent has now been fully excavated. Works has started on laying the foundation layer of the road construction. A water main encased in concrete has been discovered during the excavation works. This was unexpected but we’ve […]

Maureen Child Update 19 October 2018

Posted on: October 19th, 2018

Dear All   A rather short one this week as –  by rights –  I really should be away on holiday!    Portobello Timebank’s Autumn Coffee Morning is tomorrow, Saturday 20 October 10am – noon Baptist Church Hall, Portobello High Street.  Free entry. Come and find out what this Timebank thing is all about!  Thy […]

Planning appeal for residential development at ex George Cinema dismissed

Posted on: October 18th, 2018

The Planning Reporter has dismissed the appeal regarding the ex George Cinema on Bath Street, Portobello.   ·         LBA-230-2137 – Retention Of Facade Of Former Cinema And Erection Of A Resdential Building Of 20 Flats ·         PPA-230-2226 – Retention Of Principal Facade Of Former Cinema And Erection Of A Residential Building Of 20 Flats Decision-notice-dated-18-October-2018_556447.pdf […]

Bus Service 69 – Portobello – Duddingston route – Change of Operator

Posted on: October 15th, 2018

From 29 October 2018 the 69 bus service will be operated on behalf of Lothian Buses by Prentice of Haddington. Although operated by Prentice, it will still be part of the Lothian Buses network and Lothian Buses tickets, Ridacards and the National Entitlement Card will continue to be valid. The timetable will remain almost unchanged […]

Maureen Child Update 12 October 2018

Posted on: October 12th, 2018

Dear All   The Wash House Community Centre, Adelphi Grove are holding their AGM at 8pm on Tuesday 23 October and all are welcome. The varied groups based at The Wash House have been invited to offer a very short, fun and practical introduction to what their group does there. So it promises to be […]

Porty community to lead on Pitz redevelopment vision

Posted on: October 12th, 2018

Yesterday the City of Edinburgh Council Finance and Resources Committee decided to withdrawn from the sale of the Westbank Street site to the preferred bidder: 1.1.3 Agrees to withdraw the proposed sale of the Westbank site from the open market and request the Executive Director of Place to work with the local community to establish […]

Maureen Child Update 5 October 2018

Posted on: October 5th, 2018

Dear All   Lots going on this weekend!  The Portobello Walking and Cycling Festival is tomorrow, Saturday 6 October from 11am to 2pm in the Community Garden, at the bottom of John Street, off the Promenade.  Includes basic bike checks, a bike obstacle course, balance bikes, electric bikes, smoothie bike, buggy walk and lots of free […]