Two Trees opens in Portishead

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New clinic offers elite-athlete-level rehab plans for professionals and fitness fans alike With gyms closed, fitness classes halted and the temptation to binge on both pizzas and boxsets somewhat high, many of us were forced to look for new ways of keeping active and preventing weight gain during lockdown. For some, the results have been [….]

eat:Festivals plan double treat for Nailsea

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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 planned for Saturday December 4.  The free, one-day festival in October will gather together over 80 regional food and drink producers who will be carefully [….]

Clevedon Music Club

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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 by Nicholas Shipman (clarinet) and Stefan Hofkes (piano). Call Andrea (01275 875262) or Judith (01275 879099) in advance to check for any changes of plan. [….]

Portishead Players mark welcome return with Tom Stoppard murder-mystery

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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 British playwright Tom Stoppard. Take your seats, along with Moon and Birdboot, two theatre critics, as they arrive to watch a performance of a new [….]

Fledgling success at Moorend Spout

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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 hatching from nest boxes installed at the nature reserve.  The barn owls were ringed in July by Chris Sperring of the Hawk and Owl Trust, [….]

Earthfare opens in High Street

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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 of independent shops to a flat routeway that’s easy on the feet. And it was these draws, together with others, such as the town’s demographics [….]

Starring role goes to washed up waste

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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 shores. Although the volunteer group regularly heads out in the name of keeping Portishead clean, on this occasion they were asked specifically to gather 100 [….]

People focused and planet friendly

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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 of us are keen to keep it as local and green as possible, aware of how important it is to support our independent retailers, while [….]