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News & Events

A wide range of community groups in Portishead ensure that a constant flow of activities and events take place throughout the year in the town, with something to appeal to everyone. These range from open gardens weekends and the annual carnival to flower shows, a raft race and spectacular festive illuminations.

Our calendar brings you up-to-date news of these activities and events, along with details of Council meetings and other items of public interest. Just click on the relevant date on the calendar (to the right), for more information and the agenda (usually available 3 days before the meeting). 

All Portishead Town Council meetings are held on a Wednesday unless otherwise stated:

  • Planning Advisory Group Committee 7:30pm Folk Hall
  • Town Council 7:30pm Folk Hall
  • Staffing & Finance Committee 7:30pm Eve Wigan Room 
  • Community Matters (formerly Recreation & Works) Commitee 7:30pm Folk Hall

Due to the current Coronavirus situation the Community Matters meetings after 25 March* may be cancelled, rescheduled or held remotely.  Please check this page for changes, the rescheduling of meetings and remote attendance by the public for meetings from 29 April 2020.








Planning Advisory Group


1st - no public 



Town Council 


2nd Extraordinary

Meeting - no public attendance


Staffing & Finance Committee


22nd - cancelled


Community Matters Committee


29th - remote meeting 

open to public

Portishead Residents Annual Meeting

- - cancelled -

April 2019

National Grid Hinkley Connection Project update - surveys between Nailsea and Portishead substation

News - 15 April 2019

Starting on 15th April 2019 to June 2019, surveys will be carried out along the route of the underground cable. The attached letter has been issued.

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Funding secured for Portishead Rail

News - 9 April 2019

A nationally significant scheme to improve transport in the region has received over £31m funding from the Department for Transport. The funding announcement for MetroWest Phase 1, which includes the reopening of the Portishead to Bristol rail line, was made by Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport at a visit to Portishead.

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District of N Somerset revised statement of persons nominated and notice of poll

News - 5 April 2019

District of N Somerset revised statement of persons nominated and notice of poll

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Planning & Regulatory Agenda 03.04.19

Past Meeting - 3 April 2019

Planning & Regulatory Agenda 03.04.19

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