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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 2020

Merry Christmas from PTC!

Merry Christmas from PTC!

News - 24 December 2020

The PTC office will be shut from 24th December – 4th January for Christmas

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Mental Health Services over Christmas

Mental Health Services over Christmas

News - 24 December 2020

Stay informed on the Christmas opening hours for local Mental Health services

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North Somerset to move back into Tier 3

North Somerset to move back into Tier 3

News - 23 December 2020

North Somerset, including Portishead, will move back into Tier 3 (the highest level of alert) from December 26th

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Investing in Portishead’s Future: 2021-2022 Budget

Investing in Portishead’s Future: 2021-2022 Budget

News - 22 December 2020

Portishead Town Council recently agreed the budget and investment plans for 2021-2022.

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Extraordinary Town Council Meeting 16.12.20 @ 7.30pm

Past Meeting - 16 December 2020

An extraordinary meeting to discuss the council Budget and Precept charge for the year ended 31 March 2022.

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Christmas Recycling/Waste Collection: an update from North Somerset Council

Christmas Recycling/Waste Collection: an update from North Somerset Council

News - 15 December 2020

Recycling and waste collections will change during the festive season. Collections return to normal on Monday 11th January 2021.

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Could you help PTC as part of our Resident Panel?

Could you help PTC as part of our Resident Panel?

News - 12 December 2020

PTC are looking to form a small resident panel to help our interview team with future staff recruitment

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HomeChoice Applicants must re-register

News - 11 December 2020

Local residents will have until the 23rd December 2020 to re-register their households and applications on the new Housing Jigsaw system.

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Want to help shape sustainable travel in North Somerset?

Want to help shape sustainable travel in North Somerset?

News - 10 December 2020

North Somerset Council are looking to the future with their Draft Active Travel Strategy

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Community Matters Committee Meeting 9.12.20 @ 7.30pm

Past Meeting - 9 December 2020

The Community Matters Committee will be meeting on 9th December 2020 at 7:30pm.

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Statement - Allotment Hedges

News - 3 December 2020

A short statement regarding a recent hedge cut at the Gertie Gale allotments

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Planning Advisory Group Meeting

Past Meeting - 2 December 2020

The Planning Advisory committee will meet virtually via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 2nd December 2020 at 7.30pm

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