Mystery raffle prizes revealed

Just some of the mystery raffles prizes at our fundraising ceilidh on Saturday 20th November have been unveiled:
Photographic portrait session and one print, by Miles Tubb
As part of his work for the Living Memory Association, Miles photographs people and places. Miles Tubb, 07504 616369
Organic fruit and/or vegetables, East Coast Organics
East Coast Organics is Scotland’s highly awarded organic farm & vegetable delivery service

Merino clothing, Icebreaker
Award winning technical clothing from sustainable, pure merino wool
One months membership, The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot Edinburgh provides spaces for individuals and organisations to work, connect, meet and hold events
Many more exciting prizes will be won! Buy your raffles tickets from Rowporty members – look out for them in the High Street on Saturday.
Thanks to everyone who has donated prizes.

 

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Regatta to return in July 2011

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The last weekend in July (30th/31st) will see St Ayles Skiffs from across Scotland returning for another Portobello Regatta.

With several communities building skiffs for the first time, and with many now building their second boat – we hope we’ll be seeing numbers in double figures, up from five in the first year of the revived historic regatta.

With Portobello’s long sandy beach, sheltered from the prevailing wind, we have a superb venue for skiff racing – for teams, supporters and spectators.

For this event we’re planning some longer races with larger numbers in each heat. The course will be laid out to provide exciting views from the beach of the turns around the bouys – and of what’s becoming the classic Portobello finish – straight on to the beach!