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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Inspired by the experiences of her own children, Debbie Joy Brookes has written and illustrated a book created to encourage children in their transition from early years' books to slightly more complicated reading.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Schedules for the Portishead Spring Show are now available.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Portishead Christmas lights will be switched on, on Monday November 25, by 401 marathon man Ben Smith and famous blogger and Inspirational Mum of the Year (2017) Heidi Loughlin.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Five days after having an operation for a curvature of her spine, 13-year-old Evie Goddard-Appleby walked out of hospital counting the days until she would be back in the saddle and running up and down the hockey pitch.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Some children who are used to waking up to no gifts on Christmas morning and some parents who would not dream of receiving anything, may find this year a little different thanks to the gift tree appeal launched by Portishead Methodist Church.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Members of Sustainable Clevedon have launched a tree planting scheme that will provide an opportunity for members of the community to purchase a Christmas gift for friends and family, whilst also giving back to the town.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

In 2018 brothers Adam and Alex were invited to put on an evening of music at The Winter Gardens, one of Weston's most iconic venues.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

On and around November 5 people all over the country will be building bonfires and holding spectacular firework displays to mark the night in history, in 1605, when Guy Fawkes and his team tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Months of hard work will come together this month in a community opera put together to celebrate 150 years of Clevedon Pier.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Gordano School sixth form students did themselves proud as A Level results this summer showed 21% were at A grade or above, 46% of the passes were in the A*-B range and 74% of all grades were at C grade or above. The overall pass rate 
was 99%.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Generation Vibe, a Portishead youth choir for those in school years three and above, is celebrating its first birthday on September 9th.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Proceeds from the Portishead Easter trail have funded books and pencils for children in a poor area of Kenya.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Limited edition postcards have gone on sale at the Curzon cinema in Clevedon to help raise funds for vital roof restoration works.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Portishead Yacht and Sailing Club (PYSC) is celebrating the success of its youth sailing team member Dru Townsend who was selected to represent the Royal Yacht Association British Youth Sailing Team at the 2019 Topper Irish National Championships. All the sailors were chosen based on performances in their age group at recent regattas.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Portishead Youth Club is open during the school summer holidays, some of that time will be for usual youth club sessions, however there is also a programme of special events, excursions and a subsidised residential trip, with transport included, to take advantage of. All young people returning to school in September going in to year seven or above are welcome to join in.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Not many 17-year-olds can say they have been invited to lunch with the Queen but for Gordano School head boy Charlie Gazzard, mixing with royalty is something he is used to.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Clevedon's Long Swim is an annual tradition dating back to 1928.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Clevedon Pier is thrilled to host 2018 Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

One of the highlights of the Clevedon calendar will be the 150th anniversary flower show which takes place on August 24 (1-6pm ) and August 25 (9am-5pm) at the Salthouse Fields on Clevedon seafront.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Soapbox racing returns to Portishead for the third consecutive year.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Join the crazy antics of the Portishead raft race.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New cake competition promises to be the icing on the cake for summer show.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

People, places and activities in the local community

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The town's seafront to host a swim 'run' and its annual aquathlon.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Rachel Nash, who recently took up the reins of 'community resilience' in Portishead, shares her thoughts on how people can use local knowledge and resources to help themselves.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Writers talk about collaboration and what gives their play such universal appeal.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Flower show rebrands to reflect weekend of family fun

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition, at the Mall Galleries in central London between May 9-24, was graced with portraits of royalty, celebrities, academics, mothers, daughters, fathers and sons. Half of the works shown were by eminent members of the society and half were by emerging artists selected through open submissions, which included Owain's.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Danielle Webb, a university student from Portishead, was born with Achondroplasia, a condition that restricts the growth of the long bones in her body, resulting in very short limbs.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Bloom and Grow event to provide a fantastic opportunity to meet garden experts, makers and creators and take advantage of numerous plant sales

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Clevedon Pier, the only Grade 1 listed pier in England, is celebrating its 150th birthday.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Portishead-based Prestige Productions brings to life the music of Ireland's favorite sons

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the Royal Bath & West Show, and children - for the first time - can go free during the May half term

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A weekend to remember

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