Watch now – More Footprints in the Sand with Archie Foley

Friday 2nd October – 7pm
Click the YouTube link below to watch this event

Forty years of publication for a community newspaper deserves to be celebrated, the more so if that paper has always been produced entirely by local volunteers and financed solely by advertisements placed by local businesses. That is why Archie Foley and Peter E Ross decided to draw attention to this achievement by compiling another selection of articles from the history pages of the Portobello Reporter. The articles chosen span the years from 1980 to 2020 and record “Portobello’s history and reminiscences” thus fulfilling one of the key aims of the paper’s founders.

Archie Foley will take you on a tour of Portobello to see some of the places featured in the book. You will be seeing them as they are today but Archie will be able to show how they feature in the Portobello story and that Portobello is not just Edinburgh’s seaside suburb.

2 thoughts on “Watch now – More Footprints in the Sand with Archie Foley

  1. Thank you Archie and all for celebrating Portobello and its history with another selection from the pages of the Porty Reporter. It is a great pleasure to live in Porty and have helped get The Reporter going. And since then, to have watched and enjoyed while others continue – and maybe never finish – the ‘reading and writing’ of the tale of Portobello.

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