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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 public meetings are held on a Wednesday at the Folk Hall unless otherwise stated:

  • Planning Advisory Group Committee 7:30pm Folk Hall
  • Town Council 7:30pm Folk Hall
  • Staffing & Finance Committee 7:30pm Folk Hall - Eve Wigan Room 
  • Community Matters Commitee 7:30pm Folk Hall

Please note that the Severnside Sirens are tested every 3rd day of the month at 3pm. You can find more information on them here.

Due to the current Coronavirus situation the public meetings may be cancelled*, rescheduled or held remotely.  Please check this page for details of changes and which meetings will be held remotely.

Click Here for the list of Ordinary Public Meetings scheduled in 2020-2021, a summary of which are:

Meeting

Jun

2020

Jul

2020

Aug

2020

Sep

2020

Oct

2020

Nov

2020

Dec

2020

Jan

2021

Feb

2021

Mar

2021

Apr

2021

May

2021

Planning

Advisory

3rd 1st 5th 2nd 7th 4th 2nd 6th 3rd 3rd 7th 5th

Community

Matters

* 8th 12th 9th 14th 11th 9th 13th 10th 10th 14th 12th

Town

Council

17th 15th - 16th - 18th - 20th - 17th -

19th

Annual

Meeting

Staffing &

Finance

- 29th - - 28th - - 27th - - 28th 26th

Annual

Residents

Meeting

- - - - - - - - - - 21st -

December 2018

Above and Beyond

News - 20 December 2018

Recognising those who go above and beyond in policing.

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Town Council Meeting

Past Meeting - 12 December 2018

Members of the public are welcome at the Town Council Meeting in Portishead Folk Hall. There is an opportunity to address the Town Council for up to four minutes in the public speaking section at the beginning of the meeting.

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Bus Service - Nore Road X3 and X4

News - 12 December 2018

There is an interruption to the bus service – X3 and X4 – Nore Road for resurfacing works between 09:000 and 17:00 from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th December.

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Mobile Library Service Changes from 7th Jan 2019

News - 10 December 2018

The routes and stops for the Mobile library service are reviewed annually to ensure that we are making best use of the vehicle taking account of changing demand for the service and operational requirements.

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Planning & Regulatory Committee

Past Meeting - 5 December 2018

Members of the public are welcome at the Planning Committee Meeting in Portishead Folk Hall. There is an opportunity to address the Town Council for up to four minutes in the public speaking section at the beginning of the meeting. Meetings are held in the Folk Hall and start at 7.30pm.

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Yellow Lines Trial - Newfoundland / Phoenix Way - Portishead

News - 3 December 2018

North Somerset Council are trialling Yellow Lines on Newfoundland/Phoenix Way for the next six months. Lines were due to be laid week commencing 26th November weather dependent.

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