Penny Brohn will open the doors to its National Centre in Pill for an open day at the end of the month where people can learn how to be healthier.

Students from St Katherine’s School pulled together and put on their jeans to raise money for two good causes.

Who would you want to be stuck on a desert island with? Prime Minister Theresa May says North Somerset MP Liam Fox.

Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue has upgraded two of its vehicles, which will mean it is better equipped to save lives and find missing people.

Rail delays after person hit by train

Friday, October 13, 2017

There are delays on commuter trains running from Yatton and Nailsea and Backwell to Bristol Temple Meads this morning as a person has been hit by a train.

The headteacher of Northleaze Primary School in Long Ashton was given a birthday surprise when he got to fly over the school and see its students get together to form a giant 50 in its playground.

A total of 53 homes in Portishead are without power this evening (Monday) and it is not expected to be restored for several hours.

Long Ashton’s village hall was filled with colour from flamboyant and fragrant displays of flowers, fruits and vegetables during the horticultural society’s show.

North Somerset Council is ahead of Government targets when it comes to how many of its vehicles are electric.

A total of £1,100 was raised at a community sports day which included visits from the fire brigade, army cadets and dancing displays.

An 81-year-old grandmother got her adrenaline pumping when she abseiled 100ft from the roof of a hospital to raise money which will support prostate cancer patients.

NHS bosses are putting together a plan for healthcare services in the district and will be asking for public opinion on them – and they are ‘exploring the potential’ of Mill Cross in Clevedon.

Some of the finest beers and ciders Somerset has to offer were available at a festival in Long Ashton at the weekend.

A drink-driver who ignored road closure signs and drove at high speed past a council work crew has been banned from driving.

More car parking spaces are now available to meet ‘increasing demand’ at Bristol Airport, as a £2.5million expansion has opened.

Fraudsters are posing as police officers in order to prey on vulnerable and elderly people in a new ‘disgraceful’ and growing scam.

All the glamour of Broadway will be brought to life during a feel-good musical which stars not one but two Strictly Come Dancing winners.

Bristol Airport will use a new tourism fund to look at how it can attract more international visitors to the South West alongside VisitBritain.

It has been a decade since Penny Brohn opened its National Centre in Pill and since then it has helped shape the lives of thousands of cancer sufferers and their loved-ones.

Parts of the M5 northbound are at a standstill today (Thursday) and drivers in much of Clevedon and Portishead are also facing long delays.

The Portbury Hundred (A369) remains closed this afternoon (Wednesday) following a police shooting in which a man died.

Five roads will be closed in Easton-in-Gordano so they can be resurfaced in a £130,000 scheme which will use the tarmac already on the road.

Four people were arrested at Bristol Airport yesterday (Thursday) for offences relating to being drunk on board a plane.

The M5 northbound is barely moving between Clevedon and Portishead today (Thursday) due to an accident.

One lane of M5 closed due to accident

Monday, September 18, 2017

One lane of the M5 southbound is closed shortly before Portishead due to an accident.

A closure on the M5 northbound near Bristol is causing tailbacks into North Somerset this morning (Thursday).

The ‘wildlife Banksy’ has completed a giant painting of a buzzard in Long Ashton.

A plane-load of easyJet passengers left Bristol Airport without having their passports checked after staff sent them through the wrong arrivals zone.

A woman from Pill has shaved her head to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and has donated her long locks to a charity which makes wigs for sick children.

Parents of children who have asthma and are due to go back to school are being warned to check their kids’ inhalers.

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