Two businessmen have enjoyed a royal engagement at Buckingham Palace, where they were guests of honour.

Gallery: PICTURES: Spring show success in Yatton

Thursday, March 30, 2017

A stunning selection of spring blooms and floral arrangements were on display at a horticultural society’s seasonal show.

A planning appeal to decide whether 50 new homes should be built in Congresbury got underway this week, with campaigners vehemently fighting the proposal with passionate speeches and protests.

North Somerset Council has given Yatton Parish Council permission to carry out tests on a potential new cemetery site, after years of uncertainty about the project’s future.

Cat hotel opens in North Somerset

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A luxury cat hotel has opened its doors to cats in need of some comfort away from home.

A developer’s hope of turning a North Somerset pub into a hotel near Bristol Airport has been dashed.

Poll: Villagers rally to fight plans for 59 houses

Friday, March 10, 2017

Plans to build 59 homes in Wrington will now be decided by a planning inspector – but villagers are warning the scheme is dangerous and unsustainable.

The future of Portishead’s railway reopening is in jeopardy, after it was revealed the project may not open until 2021 as costs have spiralled to more than £100million more than its original budget.

People all across North Somerset tucked into delicious pancakes in honour of Shrove Tuesday yesterday.

Proposals to build thousands of new homes in Nailsea and Backwell cannot take place without investment in ‘extensive’ transport improvements, according to a senior North Somerset Council planner last week.

A ‘talented’ and ‘hardworking’ mother from Backwell died after falling from a cliff close to where she got engaged, an inquest was told.

A Congresbury farmer believes his business faces ruin, if an unpopular housing scheme for the village goes ahead.

A North Somerset Council service which supports some of the district’s most vulnerable families is set to be outsourced in a bid to save money.

Hundreds of people in North Somerset are struggling to book GP appointments, experiencing problems with treatment and medication and are finding it harder to get to surgeries in rural areas.

A management team has been appointed to oversee the running of North Somerset’s newest hotel.

Two hooded thieves, who stole cash and a handbag during a dramatic break-in at a Congresbury shop, have been arrested by armed police.

Thousands of North Somerset women are potentially putting their lives at risk by failing to book routine medical appointments which take just 10 minutes.

Poll: Could old High Street bank become vet practice?

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Yatton could soon be home to another veterinary practice – if a new proposal to transform one of the village’s former banks is given the go-ahead by North Somerset Council.

Gallery: PICTURES: Cadbury holds Burns Night bash

Thursday, February 2, 2017

One of Scotland’s most revered poets was celebrated in style at a party in Congresbury – which also raised money for charity.

Yatton’s main cemetery now has only two spaces available for burials – and the parish council has said it expects the site to be completely full within the next two years.

Technical glitches affecting North Somerset Council’s planning website, which its leader said would be fixed imminently, will take about a year to be resolved.

A 10-year-old from Yatton has been praised for his ‘outstanding bravery’, after his quick thinking saw him rush to his younger brother’s aid during a life-threatening seizure.

Gallery: PICTURES: Congresbury turns out for wassail

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Evil spirits and bad fortunes have been made to feel extremely unwelcome in Congresbury, after the village’s ever-popular annual wassail took place.

Changes to bus routes affecting people in Yatton and Congresbury had to be scrapped at the last moment after a squabble over a car park.

An animal centre in Congresbury has managed to raise an ‘incredible’ £3,000 to fund a nest box camera system.

Death fears over busy village High Street

Saturday, January 21, 2017

People in Yatton claim parking cars along the busy High Street is ‘dangerous’ and have set up a petition calling for double yellow lines to be painted.

There are more than 1,000 empty homes dotted across North Somerset, despite the number of unoccupied properties falling by more than a third in the past five years.

Years of deliberations between North Somerset Council and the Government about new housing in the district are set to finally come to an end – as plans to build more than 20,000 new homes by 2026 are likely to be approved by councillors.

2016: A ‘big year’ for Bristol Airport

A serious collision has blocked multiple lanes of the M5 this evening (Thursday) for the second time today.

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