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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Portishead RNLI rescued 60 people in 2016, figures have revealed.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

A Portishead primary school has been handed hundreds of pounds as a thank you for a fundraising concert it took part in last year.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

One of Portishead’s longest serving lifeboat volunteers has retired after 19 years of duty.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

A seven-year-old Clevedon girl has raised hundreds of pounds for charity by cutting off her hair.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

The former Severn Paper Mill site in Portishead will be almost entirely transformed into a housing estate after North Somerset Council agreed to let land earmarked for offices and jobs be used for homes instead.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Police patrols have been increased in Portishead after fears were raised that criminals were marking vulnerable homes to would-be burglars.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

People in Portishead will have the chance to go to the polls and vote next month on a new skatepark.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

North Somerset Arts week may have drawn to a close earlier this month, but that did not stop the creative juices to continue flowing in Portishead.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Children, parents and grandparents gathered in Portishead last night (Wednesday) to make their feelings clear the town needs a new skatepark.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Introducing two trains an hour to Bristol from Pill and Portishead remains a priority, according to North Somerset Council’s leader, despite estimated costs tripling.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Campaigners keen to see a skatepark built in Portishead have called for the town to vote on getting one installed.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The family of a man who took his own life have paid tribute to an ‘amazing, talented and intelligent man’ who was ‘tortured by his brain’.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Comedy legend Eddie Large is coming out of retirement for one night in Portishead following a radio interview with Iain Lee.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Portishead Open Air Pool is always a popular place to be when summer arrives, but some rather unusual, and feathered, visitors stopped by for a swim on Saturday morning.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Roadworks are due to being on the M5 at junction 19, near Portishead, tonight (Monday).

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Generous shoppers have been thanked by Portishead Lions for helping its fundraising drive.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

A six-mile stretch of the M5 between Clevedon and Portishead will be shut at the end of this week to allow roadworks to be carried out.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

A skatepark will not be allowed at Portishead Lake Grounds, because it does not fit with the ‘old England’ image.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Somerset Council has promised to carry out an investigation after one of its members of staff appeared to park illegally.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Part of Portishead which was earmarked for businesses to use could be converted into housing, if North Somerset Council gives the green light this afternoon (Wednesday).

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A Portishead care home has been told to make improvements by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after concerns were raised over people’s safety.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

An 85-mile cycle ride in memory of a Portishead man who died from cancer begins this week.

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Thousands of pounds’ worth of supermarket vouchers have been received by a North Somerset Foodbank.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Broken pavements around Portishead’s Precinct will be fixed within the next ‘few weeks’, according to a senior North Somerset councillor.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

A pub in Portishead town centre has reopened after being shut for more than six months.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

A yellow welly tour, raising funds for the RNLI, started in Portishead on Sunday.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A fete raising funds for a North Somerset hedgehog charity was held on Saturday in Portishead.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Fish will today (Wednesday) be removed from Portishead’s Lake Grounds, as North Somerset Council seeks to finally solve years of environmental problems at the picturesque spot.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The ‘scruffy’ entrance to the M5 services at Gordano must be improved, according to Portbury Parish Council.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Maritime enthusiasts flocked to a Portishead secondary school on Saturday for the South West Shipping Show.

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A number of vehicles have teen targeted by criminals in Portishead over the past month.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

A newly-installed bin outside a NatWest bank in Portishead has been ‘melted down’ following a fire.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

An estimated 10 million people sat down on Easter Monday to watch the chilling finale of Broadchurch on ITV.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A Portishead father-of-four has raised more than £600 for Portishead Youth Centre, jumping out of a plane.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Plans to build a new dining facility at Portishead’s Gordano School have been approved.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Part of the M5 near Portishead will be shut this evening (Monday) as Highways England carries out repairs throughout the week.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

It barely seems five minutes since last year’s carnival rolled through Portishead as thousands watched on, but with just two months until this year’s edition, organisers have stepped up their preparations.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Tube service today (Sunday) on the London Underground are likely to be very busy because of the London Marathon, but one Portishead boy has come incredibly close to visiting all the stations in one day.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

A Portishead couple toasted their 65th wedding anniversary at a retirement home on April 14.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Hundreds of pupils from six Portishead schools will be taking part in a charity fundraising walk next month.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Football, basketball, dodgeball and table tennis are just some of the activities available to youngsters aged eight and over at Portishead Youth Centre during the school holidays.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Jazz vocalist Mama Aydenne will be this month’s star-turn for Speakeasy Jazz Club.

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

A new defibrillator has been installed at a Portishead school where a 
governor died two years ago after suffering a heart attack.

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Two heroic Portishead life-savers have been rewarded for keeping a heart attack sufferer alive at an awards ceremony.

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Two mini roundabouts at Cabstand in Portishead are being made permanent.

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

RNLI Portishead held a fundraising open day at the start of April, but events took an unexpected turn.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Vandals have started fires and wrecked parts of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve, prompting a police investigation.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

A Portishead nursery has expanded in preparation for an increase in free early years education funding.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

RNLI Portishead was called to rescue a stranded sailor after they got into difficulty at night.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Plans to improve facilities at Portishead’s secondary school are likely to be given the go-ahead this afternoon (Wednesday).

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