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Open Groups

Friends of Portobello’s Parks

An open group to discuss Portobello’s parks and beach. FOPP is registered as official Friends group with Edinburgh Council.

Porty Skillshare

The very simple idea behind this group is that we are all good at something and by sharing our knowledge we can all learn new tricks.

Closed Groups

Porty People

Just Porty people, commenting on what’s going on with local events in the community, or kids and school stuff. As long as it’s FRIENDLY, witty, POSITIVE and POLITE, exactly how you would speak to someone if you met them face to face out and about in Porty!

Watch Porty

There have been a spate of thefts from homes and cars in Portobello recently. This is a virtual neighbourhood watch site to let anyone interested know of any incidents as soon as possible and hopefully working together we can help the police put a stop to this quickly.

Brightons and Rosefields Residents Assocation

This is a Closed Group for residents of Rosefield Street/Place/Avenue/Avenue Lane, Brighton Place, East and West Brighton Crescent, Lee Crescent and Sandford Gardens.

Porty Dads

If you live in Portobello and you are a dad, then this is probably the group for you.

Portobello High Street

A space for sharing ideas about Portobello High Street – what would you like to see happen here?

Towerbank School Community Group

Welcome to Towerbank PSA. All parents, carers and staff at the school are automatically members of the PSA (Parent, Staff Association)

Positive Porty Traders

Positive Porty Traders are doing it for themselves! Working together to promote Portobello High Street. Encouraging people to shop locally. No moaners.

Portobello – for sale, free and wanted

A chance to sell, buy and reuse local stuff with local people! This page is not intended for businesses, small or large, to advertise. Please respect this.


Portobello Online

The Facebook front for Portobello Online, a community website for Edinburgh’s seaside. Local news as it happens.

Talk Porty

Serious talk, and just the gossip for Portobello, Edinburgh…get connected at Talk Porty

Portobello Promenade and Beach

Information on Events on and around Portobello Promenade and its beach – this page is managed by Max Blinkhorn, a Portobello resident.

Portobello Library

Free computer classes, book clubs for all ages and much more.

Portobello Community Council

For more information on Portobello Community Council, please visit our website.

Portobello Open Door

POD is a community partnership working towards the promotion and development of culture and the arts in Portobello.

Portobello Online