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Former Pittville St Lane Laundry Up For Sale

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

  City of Edinburgh Council has put the former laundry at 8 Pittville Street Lane up for sale. The blurb says: “An excellent redevelopment opportunity with potential for alternative uses such as residential or retail subject to planning permission and compliance with the relevant polices of the Local Development Plan “The subject is 193.2sq m […]

Maureen Child Update 15 March 2019

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

Dear All   We Councillors hear worries and concerns about the caravans and mobile homes parked, perfectly legally, on the public highway at the foot of Kings Road and the people who might stay there.  They are not part of an encampment, but have arrived individually.  Some come and go. To try and deal with […]

Maureen Child Update 8 March 2019

Posted on: March 8th, 2019

Dear All   I was going to tell you about the Tram decision this week, but I could not put it better than my colleague Councillor Scott Arthur in his blog.  Scott writes here:  https://drscottarthur.scot/2019/03/02/shooting-for-the-moon-thoughts-on-taking-the-trams-to-newhaven-in-a-binary-political-world/ Before you ask, I have spent many hours asking questions and scrutinising documents.  This is not  decision taken lightly – […]

Maureen Child Update 4 March 2019

Posted on: March 4th, 2019

Dear All   For a while, the building of the new Treverlen Park did not seem to be going to plan, but the story was revealed at a meeting in St John’s Primary School last week. There was a point at which it looked like some landscaping elements would need to be cut from the project […]

Treverlen Park – skate park commitments and delivery

Posted on: March 1st, 2019

Material from the special Northfield and Willowbrae Community Council meeting on 28 Feb, regarding the development of the wheels skate park within the new Treverlen Park. “Presentation given, plus a separate file with the latest proposed layout (also included in the presentation) following further discussions with planning.” Trevelen-Park-Layout-28-2-2019.pdf Treverlen-Park.pdf

Response to planning application 19/00237/ADV at Hi-Fi Corner, 2 Joppa Road

Posted on: February 27th, 2019

 Portobello Community Council have submitted the following response: REF: 19/00237/ADV – 2 Joppa Road Edinburgh EH15 2EU; Advertisement of the following types: Fascia sign, hoarding (in retrospect) Portobello Community Council wishes to comment on this application. Nearby residents raised concern about the signage at our January 2019 meeting and we agreed an action to undertake […]

Maureen Child Update 22 February 2019

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019

Dear All   This is the end of a fantastic week of spring cleaning action in the Magdalene estate, thanks to Changeworks, Community Renewal and Council officers working together. Tomorrow, (Saturday) we need volunteers for a Community Litter Pick in and around Magdalene.  We’re meeting at St Martin’s Church, 4 Magdalene Drive EH15 3DB and […]

Meeting regarding skate park provision at Treverlen Park

Posted on: February 20th, 2019

Recent meetings of Portobello Community Council have featured discussions regarding the provision of a skateboard focussed area at the new Treverlen Park. This park is currently being constructed on the site of the old St. John’s RC Primary School. This is just outside the Portobello Community Council boundary, within neighbouring Northfield & Willowbrae. Local skateboarders […]

February 2019 Meeting Agenda and Draft January 2019 Minutes

Posted on: February 18th, 2019

  NOTICE OF MEETING: The 365th meeting of Portobello Community Council will be held on Monday 25 th February 2019 at 7:30 pm in Portobello Baptist Church, 189 Portobello High Street. Any additional items not already included on the agenda should be notified to the Secretary in advance if possible. 20190225_PCC_Agenda PCC-20190128draft

November 2018 Meeting Minutes

Posted on: February 18th, 2019

Minutes of the 363 rd Meeting of the Portobello Community Council held on 26th November 2018. PCC-20181126