• Portobello Community Council
  • c/o 14 Rosefield Avenue
  • Portobello
  • EH15 1AU

Communal Bin Update

Posted on: December 8th, 2022

Please see the below which is correspondence received from the City of Edinburgh Council COMMUNAL BIN REVIEW – PHASE A UPDATE – Portobello We are starting the roll out of the bin hubs in Portobello area from next week . This include the installation of the corralling (bull bars), the placing of correct number and […]

Station Brae (Stanley Street) Planning Application

Posted on: December 8th, 2022

Please Note that there is a planning application for Station Brae to Erect 7x houses. To comment on the planning application please see: https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/simpleSearchResults.do?action=firstPage

1 Baileyfield Crescent – Planning Application

Posted on: December 8th, 2022

Please note that there is a new planning application in regard the change of use from commercial units to residential flats to the upper floors, of the existing building. To comment on the application please click on the following link – Valid until 18th December. https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/applicationDetails.do?keyVal=RKPYQNEWFN400&activeTab=summary

Update on medium and long term plans for Kings Road junction

Posted on: December 5th, 2022

The Transport and Environment Committee of the City of Edinburgh Council have shared an update on medium and long-term plans for the Kings Road junction (at Portobello High Street, Harry Lauder Road, Inch Terrace, Seafield Road East). Portobello Community Council have participated as stakeholders in meetings informing these plans, following two fatalities at the junction. […]

Portobello Community Council November 2022 Meeting Agenda

Posted on: November 21st, 2022

October 2022 Meeting Minutes (DRAFT)

Posted on: November 21st, 2022

Pachamama Project – Meeting on Period Poverty

Posted on: November 12th, 2022

THE PACHAMAMA PROJECT An open meeting will be held on Sunday November 20th at Portobello and Joppa Parish Church hall at 3 pm to which you are invited.  The meeting will address the issue of Period Poverty, particularly amongst refugees in various countries. The Pachamama Project is one organisation which is addressing this issue with volunteers […]

2023 Review of Parliamentary constituencies

Posted on: November 12th, 2022

The Boundary Commission for Scotland is currently conducting a consultation on the proposed changes to boundaries. As Portobello will be affected by this you are able to comment on the consultation at the following website: https://www.bcs2023review.com/

Local Scout Group Volunteer Information

Posted on: November 12th, 2022

We have had the following from Scout Scotland about an open evening for the local Scout Groups Are you are able to support your local Scout Group please?  We are holding an Edinburgh Scouts Information event to cover our 14 Scout Groups in Portobello, Craigentinny, Craigmillar, Duddingston, Calton, Joppa, Stockbridge, Pilrig, Broughton, Trinity, Leith, Newhaven, Wardie and Willowbrae. […]

Trudy and Me – Local Author Crowdfunding for a book set in Portobello

Posted on: October 26th, 2022

Local Author Bridget Campbell is Crowdfunding for her book ‘Trudy & Me’ Which is set in Portobello. Here is a link to the crowdfunding page so that you can read more and a video about the book Trudy & Me – a picture book celebrating difference About the Project. Initially a collaboration between myself, Bridget […]