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Plans to reinstate Portobello Burgh Clock submitted

Posted on: January 8th, 2019

A planning application to reinstate the Portobello Burgh Clock to the front of the former town hall (now Portobello Baptist Church) has been submitted.   18/10357/LBC     18_10357_LBC-_04__PROPOSED_ELEVATION-4111158.pdf 18_10357_LBC-_05__PROPOSED_SECTION-4111159.pdf 18_10357_LBC-_06__CLOCK_ELEVATIONS-4111160.pdf

Maureen Child Update 21 December 2019

Posted on: December 21st, 2018

Dear All   I wish you and your a very Happy Christmas and all the very best for 2019!                      Even over this Festive period, Porty Parkrun is a feature of some people’s weekly Saturday morning routine in Figgate Park and nationwide it is quite a phenomenon among the over 65s.  More here in this […]

Maureen Child Update 14 December 2018

Posted on: December 14th, 2018

  Dear All   Getting in the Christmas mood more and more now, so I’m looking forward to Willow Wreath making Craigmillar Library Thursday 20 December 12-2pm at the café area, thanks to Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust (ELGT) and Carr Gomm working together. A winter country walk is always part of the festive season, […]

Maureen Child Update 7 December 2018

Posted on: December 7th, 2018

Dear All   Tribe Porty Makers’ Market is this Saturday – tomorrow – 8 December 1pm-5pm at 19 Windsor Place.  More here: https://edinburgh.carpe-diem.events/calendar/6462114-tribe-porty-christmas-makers-market-at-tribe-porty/   It is lovely to see that Sandy’s Community Centre next week is now booked out for their Christmas lunch, live music and prize bingo for the over 65s. I’m sure they […]

Home Safety Info Evening – 4th December

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018

Invitation to a Home Safety Information Evening: Tuesday 4th December, 7.30pm at Portobello Police Station With the darker and longer nights, it is that time of year in which we must all be extra vigilant about the security of our homes and those of our neighbours. Whilst Portobello continues to be a safe place to […]

Maureen Child Update 30 November 2018

Posted on: November 30th, 2018

Dear All   Brighton Place should re-open to vehicles this weekend, in good time Portobello’s Christmas event on 6 December and – we hope – in time for Saturday’s Portobello Market in Brighton Park.  All bus routes will then return to normal until the roadworks re-start week beginning 7 January. The ‘Pop in to Porty’ […]

Maureen Child Update 23 November 2018

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018

Dear All   St Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Portobello High Street,  is gearing up for Christmas with a Christmas Fair and coffee morning this Saturday, 24 November, from 10am to 12 noon. Coffee and bacon rolls will be available, as well as a selection of stalls, crafts, a tombola and raffle for a Christmas hamper. […]

Have Your Say On Council Spending Plans

Posted on: November 21st, 2018

Planning for Change, Delivering Services 2019-2023 City of Edinburgh Council has projected it needs to save £106m over the next four years as demand for its services increase.  It has launched a range of methods for the public to feed back ideas on how changes to spending should be implemented. For example, you could try your […]

Agenda for November Meeting and October Minutes (DRAFT)

Posted on: November 19th, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING: The 363rd meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 26th November 2018 at 7:30 pm 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. Agenda October 2018 Minutes (DRAFT)

Maureen Child Update 16 November 2018

Posted on: November 16th, 2018

Dear All  Fun Fiddle’s Annual Ceilidh is coming up soon on Sunday 2 December in the Wash House, 3 Adelphi Grove and tickets are now for sale from Favers Cake and Candy Tearoom 127 Porty High Street. Also, Fun Fiddle has been asked to perform a short spot for Porty Streetfest on Thursday 6 December […]