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 [….]