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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 or held remotely.  Please check this page for changes, the rescheduling of meeting and if public attendance is possible.








Planning Advisory Group


1st* - no public 



Town Council 


2nd Extraordinary

Meeting - no public attendance



Annual Meeting

Staffing & Finance Committee




Community Matters Committee



Portishead Residents Annual Meeting

- - 13th* -

Latest News & Upcoming Events

CANCELLED - Hinkley Point Connection Project - Drop in Session - CANCELLED

Event - 28 March 2020

Due to the current Coranavirus situation the planned drop in session on 28 March has been cancelled

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Planning Advisory Group Committee Meeting Wednesday 1 April 2020

Meeting - 1 April 2020

Planning Advisory Group Meeting on 1 April 2020 - no public attendance but comments can be submitted by email

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Extraordinary Town Council Meeting Thursday 2 April 2020

Meeting - 2 April 2020

Extraordinary Town Council Meeting 2 April 2020 - no public attendance but comments can be submitted by email

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FirstBus New Timetables and Fares from 5 April 2020

News - 16 March 2020

New Portishead bus timetable and fares from 5 April 2020

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North Somerset Local Plan 2023-2038

News - 11 March 2020

North Somerset Local Plan 2038 Scope Consultation

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North Somerset Car Parking Consultation Launched

News - 20 February 2020

North Somerset Car Parking Consultation to introduce car parking charges and other restrictions in Portishead and North Somerset

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Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan - Consultation

News - 20 February 2020

North Somerset Council are consulting on the future strategy for cycling and walking routes - Proposals for new routes in Portishead

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