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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 -

May 2020

X5 Bus Service Announcement

News - 29 May 2020

First West announce replacement X5 service on Weston to Portishead route.

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Town Council Remote Meeting Wednesday 27 May @ 7.30pm

Past Meeting - 27 May 2020

Town Council Remote Meeting Wednesday 27 May @ 7.30pm

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Lake Grounds Esplanade Closure

News - 26 May 2020

A full statement regarding the recent closure of the Esplanade.

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Re-Opening of Portishead Recycling Centre

News - 25 May 2020

Portishead Recycling centre is re-opening on Wednesday 27th May.

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Cancellation of Annual Town Council Meeting on 22 May 2020

Past Meeting - 20 May 2020

The Annual Town Council meeting on Wednesday 20 May 2020 is cancelled. However, it is planned to hold a further Town Council Meeting on Wednesday 27 May.

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Staffing & Finance Committee Meeting Wednesday 13 May 2020 @ 7.30pm

Past Meeting - 13 May 2020

Staffing & Finance Committee Remote Meeting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 13 May 2020. 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 instructions on how to participate.

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Further Wyndham Way (A369) closures

News - 13 May 2020

Closures between 8.00pm and 6.00am on the 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th of May.

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Closure of Eastcliff - 18 June

News - 13 May 2020

A temporary closure of Eastcliff is planned for the 18th June.

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Closure on Wyndham Way (A369) 11th-15th May

News - 11 May 2020

Closure of Wyndham Way 11th-15th May

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Wharf Lane/Sheepway Bridle Path Clousure

News - 7 May 2020

Bridle path to be closed for one day between 11-15 May

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Planning Advisory Group

Past Meeting - 6 May 2020

Planning Advisory Group Meeting - 6th May 2020 @ 7.30pm

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Withdrawal of X5 Bus service

News - 5 May 2020

Stagecoach to withdraw X5 bus service.

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