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.

A full area profile of the partnership area can be found under Links and Downloads.  

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

 Twenty-nine applications have been received, amounting to £35,679.  There is £21,737 to allocate - remember to vote.  Voting in Craigmillar and Portobello Libraries closed on Friday 8 May.
Final voting was on the  on Saturday May 23 from 11-3 in Craigmillar Library.   
You can look at a sample voting sheet with short summaries of each application here

Join Big Things On The Beach  Imagine Portobello on Saturday in Bellfield Street Church Halls - read more detail here .

Come to Bridgend Growing Communities' Garden Get Together on Saturday at Sandy's Community Centre - more details are here .

The Employment and Learning Fair on Wednesday 27 May was very well-attended, attracting around 400 people - we will circulate the final figures once they are ready.

Find out whether road closures in Portobello  for the Edinburgh Marathon affect you on Sunday - the details are all here

Take part in the Towerbank Primary catchment review - the consultation period runs from 8 May until 22 June 2015, follow this link .

Come to the Employment and Learning Fair in Craigmillar on Wednesday 27 May, from 10.30 t0 1.30 - see more details here.

Read our new Local Community Plan here .

Read Cre8te's Spring Newsletter here.

Read Craigmillar Books for Babies March Newsletter here.

Read Bridgend Inspiring Growth's March newsletter here




Your local contacts

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

Latest News

Public Conveniences Survey

25 May, 2015

Public Conveniences Survey

The customer survey about public toilets in Edinburgh closed on Monday 25 May 2015. The feedback received from members of the public will inform the decision making process on which public toilets will remain open and which ones will be closed.

The closure of these toilets will mean that the Council can make a vital budget saving of £300,000.

Feedback from the survey is being analysed and the results will be made available after 5 June 2015.

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