Portishead Voice News

February 12 2019 Post Office staff and police save life of elderly customer after he fails to collect pension

Post Office staff and police save life of elderly customer after he fails to collect pension

An elderly resident's life has been saved following the commendable actions of McColl’s Post Office staff and two local police community support officers (PCSOs)... Read More


February 05 2019 Open air pool announces dates for half term heated swims

Open air pool announces dates for half term heated swims

You don’t need to visit Center Parcs or the Blue Lagoon in Iceland to enjoy swimming outdoors in heated bliss this February half term... Read More


January 28 2019 Pub-goers' shock at 'unjust' parking fines

Pub-goers' shock at 'unjust' parking fines

Customers, who have faced hefty fines after using a local J D Wetherspoon’s car parking facility, say they have been unfairly targeted, and more must be done to advise drivers of the potential penalties... Read More


January 28 2019 Woman's bravery praised following shop robbery

Woman's bravery praised following shop robbery

A local woman’s ‘bravery and fortitude’ has been commended by a Crown Court judge after a shop that she works in was robbed last summer... Read More


January 28 2019 More than 800 library members sign up to extended access

More than 800 library members sign up to extended access

Sunday opening hours have doubled at Portishead Library, following the success of its new self-service scheme... Read More


January 28 2019 Bridal shop applauded for wheelchair window display

Bridal shop applauded for wheelchair window display

When the owners of a Portishead bridal boutique placed a wheelchair using mannequin in their shop window, they never thought that it would make headlines across the world. .. Read More


January 28 2019 Bus service rerouted - despite attempts to improve parking

Bus service rerouted - despite attempts to improve parking

A bus service has been rerouted from two roads in Portishead marina due to 'ongoing issues' with 'badly parked cars'... Read More


January 28 2019 Marvellous! Young photographers qualify for district competition

Marvellous! Young photographers qualify for district competition

A local schoolgirl has made it through to the district stage of a young photographer competition after winning the local heats... Read More


January 28 2019 School leads the way in first aid training for students

School leads the way in first aid training for students

Students at Gordano School have been learning all-important lifesaving skills after the Portishead secondary was selected as a pilot in the Somerset First Aid in Schools scheme... Read More


January 28 2019 'Hazardous' jet fuel is approved - eight years after being stored

'Hazardous' jet fuel is approved - eight years after being stored

Consent has been approved for 'hazardous' fuel to carry on being stored in two fuel tanks, only yards away from homes in Portishead... Read More