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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 -

July 2020

Portishead Community Covid-19 Response Update

News - 31 July 2020

An update on the Community Response to Covid-19

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Halls: Re-Opening Update 30.07

News - 30 July 2020

Halls to be re-opened in line with government guidelines

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Staffing & Finance Committee Meeting 29.7.20 @ 7.30pm

Past Meeting - 29 July 2020

Staffing & Finance Committee Remote Meeting to be held on Wednesday 29 July at 7.30pm, the public are invited to attend and participate.

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M5 J19 Exit Slip Closures (Southbound)

News - 24 July 2020

Overnight closures on 24th, 25th and 26th July

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Changes to Cycle Parking - Bristol Temple Meads Station

News - 21 July 2020

Cycle racks will be permanently closed on the 6th September.

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Esplanade, Lake Grounds Road Closure Feedback & Survey

News - 16 July 2020

North Somerset Council are requesting views on the social distancing road closure measures in place on the Lake Grounds Esplanade. Portishead Town Council have today written to North Somerset Council to request the re-opening of the Esplanade to traffic and parking but please have your say by submitting your views through the Sustrans survey, that can be accessed below.

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Publication of PTC Accounting Statements & Public Rights Notice 2019/20

News - 16 July 2020

Portishead Town Council has today published its unaudited accounting statements and governance return for the year ended 31 March 2020. These and the accounting records of the council are open for public inspection from Monday 20 July to Friday 28 August 2020.

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Town Council Remote Meeting 15.7.20 @ 7.30pm

Past Meeting - 15 July 2020

Town Council Ordinary Meeting 15 July 2020 at 7.30pm

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High Down & St Peters Schools Social Distancing Feedback

News - 14 July 2020

North Somerset Council are requesting views on the social distancing road closure measures in place around the High Down and St Peters Schools in Portishead. To have your say and guide further actions on the measures please read more below.

Read more

Community Matters Committee Public Meeting @ 7.30pm on 8 July 2020

Past Meeting - 8 July 2020

Community Matters Committee Remote Meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 8 July. The meeting is open to the public and for instructions on how to participate please Read More to get an electronic copy of the Agenda and further instructions on how to participate.

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Planning Advisory Group Meeting

Past Meeting - 1 July 2020

Planning Advisory Group Meeting

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Sheepway Bridle Path Closure 1st July.

News - 1 July 2020

Temporary one day closure

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