Portobello & Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnership


Welcome to the Portobello & Craigmillar Neighbourhood Partnership home page. We are ideally placed, with a castle, the seaside and plenty of parks and green space. We are keen to maintain and improve these attractions.

In these pages you can find out what the Neighbourhood Partnership does and how you can get involved. There are links to the Partnership's priorities and the community plan. If you feel we've missed anything, or if you can't find out what you want to know, please contact us and we'll do our best to help you.  The convenor is Councillor Mike Bridgman.  

Take part in the Edinburgh Living Landscape Photography Competition - read more here

The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is undertaking consultation on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council for the development of the existing open space into public parkland at South East Wedge Development Site, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh.  Drop in at the White House on Tuesday 1 September from 4-7.30 pm to comment on the proposals - read more here.

For a FREE six-week internet class, Get Smart Get Online at Craigmillar Library, starting 12 August - more info is here.

See what's happening at the Bridgend Farmhouse Summer Programme here.

Great news as Craigmillar Arts and Environment Project scores a hat trick taking Best Animation, Creativity and Original narrative at the Edinburgh Schools film makers competition! 3 more nominations in other categories. Well done Towerbank, Brunstane, St John's, Niddrie Mill and St Francis Primary Schools and Portobello Library!
Watch these links -
Beware of the books by Arts and Environment with Portobello Library and children from Towerbank Primary - https://youtu.be/smYDHsjN69c 
Obi's anti stinging group by Arts and Environment with Towerbank Primary P5 - https://youtu.be/_wSjkb40p_s  and,
The horrific happenings of a hurricane by Arts and Environment with Brunstane Primary P7 -https://youtu.be/Dpejx_aWxQ4

Learn more about Craigmillar Community Arts' Be Arty Be Healthy projects - more about DePict is here, and the Body Project is here.

You Decide! Result
Over 490 people voted in the You Decide! process, and the 17 projects with the highest scores won their funding - the results can be found in this table

Enjoy Allan J H McGregor's  Breathing Space exhibition at the White House Galleries - more information can be read here

Read our new Local Community Plan here .

Read Craigmillar Books for Babies Summer Newsletter here, and its Summer Programme here.





Your local contacts

  • James Hunter.jpgJames Hunter
    East Neighbourhood Manager0131 529 7914
  • mary_dumbar.jpgMary Dunbar
    Partnership and Information Manager0131 529 4415

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Latest News

New Park on site of Portobello High School/St Johns Primary

13 August, 2015

A brand new park is to be built on the site of the existing Portobello High School and St. John's Primary School. The new park is linked to the building of the two new schools and is expected to be delivered around autumn 2017. Planning starts now and from the end of June, until end December 2015 we want your ideas and suggestions about what you would like to see included in the new park. This will help shape the design, layout and equipment installed.
Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust’s (ELGT) on-line survey about new park is now live. Please encourage others to complete the survey to tell ELGT what they would like to see in the new park and to make suggestions about the name etc. The local feedback will help shape the design for the new park. Other opportunities to ‘Have Your Say’ face to face will be publicised. You can also register with ELGT to receive regular updates.

The website for the park consultation is: http://newparkforeh15.com/
The twitter is: @EH15_NewPark
The Facebook is: https://www.facebook.com/newparkEH15?ref=hl

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