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Working to reduce our carbon footprint

Last updated: 21 July 2015

In 2014 Transition Portishead worked with Portishead in Bloom to transform a neglected piece of ground into a Town Garden.                                       

The Education Group has designed and delivered workshops on sustainable living to nearly 1000 local primary school pupils.

Two big picnics have been held in Jubilee Park.      In 2014 the big picnic contributed to Portishead in Bloom’s gaining a Royal Horticultural Society gold award.


Town Garden

 School Workshops

Big Picnic


Transition Portishead aims to help the people of Portishead work together as a community to adapt to a changing and uncertain future.


 Transition Portishead  

and

Low Carbon Gordano     

   worked together to raise £2.2 millions through a community share issue to finance the building of a 1.8 megawatt solar farm and delivered energy efficiency surveys to 70 local households using a thermal imaging camera.  

Summer & Autumn 2015

July 16

The Town Garden will be judged for a RHS ‘Its Your Neighbourhood’ Award.

July 18

 Big Picnic in Jubilee Park

(Hosted by Portishead in Bloom and Transition Portishead)

October 3 and 4

Apple pressing at Tyntesfield

(Transition Portishead)

October 10

 Parish Church Millennium Garden

Apple pressing by Transition Portishead

October 11

 Transition Portishead, Portishead in Bloom, Avon Wildlife Trust and Portishead Lions will hold a Community Apple Event at Weston Moor Orchard.