Flood Risk Advice

The Environment Agency has launched a new campaign providing advice for households at risk of flooding.  You can access this information on the Prepare Act Survive campaign website

By |November 30th, 2018|

Household and Vehicle Security

Over recent weeks there has been a spate of break-ins in Portishead, with thieves entering homes through unlocked doors, removing keys to out-buildings, garages and vehicles, and stealing items of value from these.  This has been done in a highly organised manner, with several properties on the same road being hit on in a single [...]

By |November 25th, 2018|

Village War Memorial Booklet

Village resident, and diligent village historian, Mr David Hounsell has prepared a booklet about our village war memorial and those who served during the two World Wars

By |November 9th, 2018|

The Owls of Pill: Wednesday 5 December 2018 – 7.30 pm

The Owls of Pill will be performing at The Black Horse, bringing their unique blend of Dickensian costume, charm and carols.  As they say "Tain't Christmas 'til yu'v heard the Owls"

By |October 21st, 2018|

Christmas Carol Service at St Michael’s Church

This year's Christmas Carol Service at St Michael's Church will be on Sunday 23 December 2018 at 3.00 pm

By |October 1st, 2018|

National Grid Hinkley Connection Project

Representatives of the National Grid Hinkley Connection Project made a preliminary presentation to the September 2017 parish council meeting, explaining how they will minimise the effects of the work (from 2019) in our village.  More information on the Project Website (look at the Tickenham to Portishead section of "In Your Area").  There will be a further [...]

By |September 30th, 2018|

Parish Council Mailing List

If you wish to receive emails from us about meetings and village events, please sign-up using the boxes on the right-hand side of this screen.  We only store your name and email address, and don't share this information with anyone else.  We hope you'll want to keep in touch with us; we want to keep [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Broadband Update

Gigaclear has been awarded the contract for the next part of broadband roll-out in North Somerset, and has sub-contracted Avonline Networks for the installation.  It is understood that Avonline Networks plans to undertake the work to install an all-fibre ultrafast broadband network on our village by the end of 2018.

By |December 4th, 2017|

Control of Ragwort Spread

Under The Weeds Act 1959, landowners are required to take action to prevent the spread of specified weeds, including ragwort, which can present a risk to horses.  The website of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) provides useful guidance about how its spread can be controlled.

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Community Oil Buying

WERN can help people to save money when purchasing heating oil, by combining orders from individuals and placing a bulk order once a month, at the lowest available price.  Full details on the West of England Rural Network (WERN) website.

By |July 14th, 2017|