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Community News

Nominate a hero to brighten up Portishead!

The Portishead Christmas Lights Switch-on is always an annual highlight on the community calendar and the 2021 event on Monday November 29 is expected to be even more special after

Foodies flock to eat:Nailsea

Further festivals planned in lead-up to Christmas Nailsea residents and visitors proved that they had a healthy appetite for gastronomic delights on Saturday October 9 by flocking to the town

Clevedon Lions pay tribute to founding member Gray Bloxham

Clevedon Lions Club have shared the sad news of the passing of founder member Gray Bloxham at the age of 90. Gray died peacefully on Monday September 20, after a

It’s gold again for Portishead in Bloom

The Portishead in Bloom (PIB) team had plenty to celebrate recently when they were recognised for the work they do to brighten up the town with a number of accolades

Grab a £5 bargain in Nailsea for Fiver Fest

Fiver Fest returns to Nailsea is currently running until October 23, giving shoppers the chance to bag plenty of bargains for £5, all in the name of supporting local businesses. This

Autumn competition

Win a fantastic three-month membership for two at theClubandSpa! If the past 18 months have left you battling lockdown lethargy and struggling to fit into your clothes, then read on! 

It’s competition time!!!! Win a fantastic three-month membership for two at theClubandSpa!

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Green Living

Fledgling success at Moorend Spout

The team of volunteers at Moorend Spout have been celebrating news that three young kestrels and three young barn owls successfully reached fledgling stage at various points in July after

Earthfare opens in High Street

Organic expansion brings independent eco grocer to Portishead  Portishead’s community has long appreciated its high street and the many attractions it offers, which range from a friendly vibe and plenty

Starring role goes to washed up waste

An unusual request from the BBC Natural History Unit saw Turn the Tide (TTT) Portishead spring into action recently doing what it does best: collecting waste washed up on Portishead’s

People focused and planet friendly

From cupboard staples and tasty treats to great gift ideas, Simply Green is the go-to, community-based store for stocking up with a clear conscience When it comes to shopping, many

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What’s On

eat:Festivals plan double treat for Nailsea

Clevedon event to follow on October 30 The third eat:Nailsea event will take place on Saturday October 9, with a follow-up, festive edition of the popular food and drink event

Cantanti to perform at Christ Church, Nailsea

The renowned vocal and instrumental group Cantanti will be returning to Christ Church, Nailsea for a concert on Saturday October 16, starting at 7pm. The group will perform a varied

Clevedon Music Club

Clevedon Music Club’s next live classical concert takes place on Tuesday October 19 at 7.30pm in the Teignmouth Room, Clevedon Community Centre, Princes Road BS21 7SZ, and features a performance

Portishead Players mark welcome return with Tom Stoppard murder-mystery

Portishead Players are back on stage after a break of nearly two years and, to launch their new season, they will be performing a fascinating, non-stop, play by the renowned

Health and Beauty

Successful hearing business drives forward

A hearing company has been warmly welcomed by the Portishead community as it extends its offering in the town. Andrew Bird Hearing has received a fantastic response from the public

The feelgood factor

This Mum Runs invites mothers to get active together It’s now seven years since This Mum Runs (TMR) was launched by UK mum Mel Bound. Feeling isolated as a mum


School marks anniversary with sea shanty performance

Children at St Nicholas’ Chantry Primary School in Clevedon took a musical trip down memory lane to mark the school’s 25th anniversary by reviving a song first performed by students

Home and Garden

Colours of autumn

By Elly West, a garden designer. For more details, visit www.ellyswellies.co.uk It might be the end of summer, but there’s still a riot of colour to look forward to, with

Local Business

Legal advice for older clients

Do you need a specialist? They are among the most important decisions you will ever have to make – how to finance your later years and provide for your family

Let’s get down to business

By Nigel Hammond Lockdown definitely gave many people who were either furloughed, working from home or made redundant more time to pause and reflect about where they’d arrived in their

Money Matters

Is a limited company the best entity for my business?

I’m starting up in business as a limited company. Is this the most suitable entity for me and can anybody access my accounts? When starting a business, you can choose

Money matters

Ann Tarr, recently appointed Gordano Valley Debt Centre manager, Christians Against Poverty Ann Tarr recently took on the role of Gordano Valley Debt Centre manager, covering the towns of Portishead,


Nominate a hero to brighten up Portishead!

The Portishead Christmas Lights Switch-on is always an annual highlight on the community calendar and the 2021 event on Monday November 29 is expected to be even more special after

Hitting the road for Portishead and Nailsea

Clive Hawkins looks back on his epic fundraising challenge As the recently appointed Nailsea & Backwell Rotary president, Clive Hawkins can expect a busy year ahead, but he does so