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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 -

May 2020

Town Council Remote Meeting Wednesday 27 May @ 7.30pm

Meeting - 27 May 2020

Town Council Remote Meeting Wednesday 27 May @ 7.30pm

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Esplanade Closure - Statement

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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