What's been happening

  • Feb2020

    Survey Feedback issued

    Click Here for the general feedback of the survey

  • Jan16th2020

    Steering Group Meeting

    Monthly Steering Group meeting

  • Jan13th2020

    Survey closed

    The period for responding to the initial survey finished.

  • Dec10th2019

    Meeting for all Neighbourhood Plan volunteers

    The second meeting for all volunteers was held in the Folk Hall. There were 21 attendees.

  • Dec3rd2019

    Initial survey published

    A survey asking residents for their ideas on the future of Portishead was distributed to most households in Portishead and made available online



  • Nov21st2019

    Steering Group Meeting

    Monthly Steering Group meeting

  • Oct24th2019

    Steering Group Meeting

    The first meeting of the Steering Group was held.

  • Oct3rd2019

    Meeting for all volunteers & Councillors

    A meeting was held in the Folk Hall for everyone who had volunteered to help produce the Neighbourhood Plan. There were 24 attendees.

  • Sept18th2019

    Business Meeting

    A meeting was held at the Folk Hall for local businesses to discuss their needs with the Town Councillors.

  • Aug13th2019

    Neighbourhood Plan Area Designation

    An application was made to North Somerset Council for the designation of a Neighbourhood Plan area for Portishead See Boundary Here

  • Jul27-282019

    Portishead Summer Show

    Portishead Town Council hosted a stall at the Portishead Summer Show. Councillors were on hand to answer questions, recruit volunteers to help with preparing the neighbourhood plan and took the opportunity to seek views on important local issues, such as housing, economy, the environment and transport. All their comments are being fed into the preparation of our Neighbourhood Plan.

  • Jul11th2019

    Transport Meeting

    A talk was given by First Bus West at the Folk Hall to local residents and many suggestions for improving the local bus service and tackling the many transport issues facing Portishead were recorded for consideration in the Neighbourhood plan.

  • Jul7th2019

    Portishead Raft Race

    Portishead Town Council hosted a stall at the Portishead Raft Race. Councillors were on hand to answer questions, recruit volunteers to help with preparing the Neighbourhood plan and took the opportunity to seek views on important local issues, such as housing, economy, the environment and transport. All their comments are being fed into the preparation of our Neighbourhood Plan.

  • Jun26th2019

    Wild Portishead

    Local wildlife experts Jonathan Mock and Chris Sperring spoke to a packed Folk Hall about how we can improve and environment and invited ideas from the audience. All these ideas and suggestions were recorded for future consideration in the Neighbourhood Plan

  • Jun-Sept2019

    Recruitment of volunteers to help produce the Neighbourhood Plan

    Leaflets were distributed at every opportunity through the Summer of 2019 asking residents if they wanted to get involved in the preparation of the Portishead Neighbourhood Plan

  • May2nd2019

    Local Election Polling day

    Portishead Independents won overall control of Portishead Town Council with all 12 candidates winning their seats. One of their key election pledges was to establish a community led plan for Portishead