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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 – photo >>

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:

Portishead in Bloom Health Walks No 1 and Health Walks No 2 published.

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-launched with a complete re-design.

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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