Portobello / Craigmillar

The Portobello and Craigmillar ward includes the communities of Portobello, Brunstane, Newcraighall, Magdalene, Joppa, Bingham, Durhams, Niddrie and Craigmillar.



We are canvassing evenings and weekends – just text 07906637841 to find out when and where.


Fortnightly stalls between 11am and 1pm,  alternating between the White House in Craigmillar and the Bank of Scotland on Portobello High Street.

Portobello – Saturday 25th February 11am

Craigmillar – Saturday 11th March 11am

Portobello – Saturday 25th March 11am

Craigmillar – Saturday 8th April 11am

Portobello – Saturday 22nd April 11am


Social Meetings at The Skylark on Portobello High Street at 8pm, second Wednesday of the month.

– Wednesday the 8th March

– Wednesday the 12th April

– Wednesday the 10th May


You can read our most recent newsletter here –


The team is currently focussed on getting the area’s first Green Councillor, with local resident Mary Campbell as the candidate. She is a Community Councillor, is on the board of Action Porty, working to bring the church building on Bellfield Street into community ownership, and is active in various community groups, including the Village Fair Committee, and the local Timebank. You can contact her at mary.campbell@edinburghgreens.org.uk or on 0790 6363 7841. She is also on Facebook @marycampbellgreen and Twitter @MaryGreens

You can find out more about her at marycampbell.co.uk.


You can contact the Portobello/Craigmillar Green Team by emailing portobello-craigmillar@edinburghgreens.org.uk

We also have a Facebook Group and are on Twitter for Craigmillar  @CraigmillarSGP and Portobello @PortyGreens, so please get in touch!

You can also follow Edinburgh Greens on twitter or Facebook.

We’re always looking for volunteers and donations to help us make Edinburgh a Greener and Fairer City, please do help us out!


We are made up of Green Party members and other community activists living in the Portobello and Craigmillar ward area of Edinburgh. We have fortnightly stalls which alternate between Portobello and Craigmillar, and keep ourselves busy with meetings, campaigns and socials.