Portishead in Bloom has been awarded The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.
Chairman Ian Murphy said: We are delighted to announce that PiB has been awarded The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (the MBE for voluntary groups). We're thrilled and honoured to receive it. It's a tribute to all the amazing volunteers, past and present, and to the wider Portishead community for their fantastic support!
22 May 2019:
A Plant a Welly competition has been launched in Portishead to support Portishead in Bloom, whereby residents are invited to recycle boots and turn them in to plant pots for displays throughout Portishead this summer. Details >>
Portishead in Bloom will be recognising areas around the town which will be kept “wild” and within the patch there will be a wooden blue heart to show it is being used for this purpose. See Blue campaign page.
1 March 2019:
Rodmoor Gardens have been awarded 5 stars in South West in Bloom Pride in Parks for 2018 – the top score and one up from last year's 4 stars. PiB Chairman Ian Murphy said it’s all down to the continued hard work of the volunteers who spend so much time there, even on wet days. See Pride in Parks page.