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Join the Portobello Road Race tomorrow evening

I’ve just spotted this on Talkporty: Portobello 4 mile road race and 1 mile fun run tomorrow evening (Thursday 23rd June) Runners are to gather at the Indoor Bowling Club on Portobello prom, with free car parking just off Westbank Street. The race…


National Walk To School Week

This week is National Walk to School Week, a national campaign designed to encourage walking to and from school, wherever possible. Portobello prom on the Innertubemap’s Orange line is a safe non-traffic route to Towerbank Primary School for those…


A call for proper beach access at Portobello

There are no beach access or sea access pathways across the sand at Portobello beach for residents and visitors with wheelchairs, mobility difficulties or heavy prams. Residents and visitors have been calling for improvements to the prom for years…


Piershill to Portobello by mobility scooter


After an interesting Innertube map meeting at Piershill library it was time to go home. I found that the taxi numbers were busy. The library was cIosing and didn’t much fancy sitting in the cold air twiddling my freezing thumbs, so I considered ma…