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4 November 2016:
At our Celebration Evening:
Garden Awards for 2016 were announced – details >>. The John Daws Trophy was awarded to Stuart Hamer, Chairman of the Portishead Lights Committee, with a cheque for £100 which was provided by Portishead in Bloom. The John Daws Trophy is awarded by PiB for outstanding voluntary work in the Community – photo >>. The Barry Cruse cup for best website in the South West was presented to Paul Gregory. There was a beautifully decorated special cake -
28 October 2016:
October Newsletter issued.
14 October 2016:
We have won GOLD in the Britain in Bloom national competition and Ken Windibank was one of 12 recipients who won a Champions Award for the whole of the United Kingdom!
9 October 2016:
The annual Apple Day took place in Weston in Gordano orchard. Photo >>
6 October 2016:
Portishead in Bloom has won Gold in South West in Bloom and the Cup for the “Best Website”. Photo >>
In the It’s Your Neighbourhood awards we had six in the Outstanding category. Details >>
10 September 2016:
Our collection at Sainsbury’s raised £509. Many thanks to Sainsbury’s and to all who donated.
4 August 2016:
Britain in Bloom nationals judging took place today. Judging Route map >>
2 August 2016:
The raffle prize on our stand at the Portishead Flower Show on 30/31 July was an ironwork bowl donated by Willa Ashworth. It was won by Catherine Peprell.
24 July 2016:
The Big Picnic was held on 23 July in Jubilee Park. Photos and prize winners here >>
12 July 2016:
South West in Bloom judging took place today. Judging Route map >>
9 July 2016:
5 July 2016:
The Big paint Up – 20 volunteers from Sainsburys painted all the street furniture in the High Street.
26 June 2016:
This website re-
10 April 2016:
We had our usual annual bluebell planting session with the children from Lakeside Nursery at Esplanade Meadow.
29 March 2016:
We worked on Newlands Hill with the 2nd Portishead Scout group clearing litter and planting primroses on the banks of this ancient way that leads up to Lower Down Road. Photo >>
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