An ‘inspirational’ councillor who has served Congresbury for more than a decade will not stand in next year’s election.

A Flax Bourton nursery has received high praise from an education watchdog, reaching outstanding standards in some areas.

A summer party will be held at a Congresbury hotel, promising ‘fantastic fun for families’.

Community-minded Congresbury children have been praised for making an outstanding contribution to the village at an awards ceremony.

A Cleeve teenager set to volunteer as a teacher in Central America is calling for support to help fulfil her ambition.

Fire authority seeking public help

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Avon Fire Authority has begun the search for a member of the public to help oversee members’ conduct.

Planning permission for an ‘unsightly’ large fence surrounding Cleeve’s empty Lord Nelson pub is being sought, several weeks after it was installed.

A ‘cycle superhighway’ connecting North Somerset to Bristol city centre will be created, if plans for 4,500 homes materialise.

A primary school has been handed hundreds of pounds towards a memorial for its ‘well-loved’ late headteacher.

Plans to build more than a dozen homes on the outskirts of a North Somerset village have been criticised by parish councillors.

A pair of North Somerset gyms will open their facilities for free at the weekend, and a lucky Times reader could get their hands on a prize worth more than £1,000.

Dozens of villagers enjoyed a well-attended fair at the weekend, with 17 artists showing off excellent creations.

A funding bid for almost £2million to improve sustainable transport schemes, including a cycle path between Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare and an extension of the Strawberry Line, has been launched by North Somerset Council.

A hotly-anticipated food festival will take place next month, with famous chefs due to serve up a selection of delicious flavours – and some popular bands will be performing to boot.

A £50milllion road maintenance contract has been inked by North Somerset Council, promising to deliver a transport network which ‘meets the needs of road users now and in the future’.

An award-winning North Somerset hotel has undergone a £1.5million revamp, with dozens of rooms upgraded.

A national heritage charity has backed a campaign to save a demolition-threatened village pub, with hopes it can ‘thrive again’.

Cash boost for village hall project

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Plans to build a village hall in Congresbury have received a cash injection, thanks to a business owner.

Villagers enjoy super spring show

Monday, April 2, 2018

Gardeners defied the dreadful weather conditions of late to enter excellent exhibits in a well-attended spring show at the weekend.

A new boss is being sought by North Somerset Council after its chief executive quit.

Volunteers clean up Congresbury

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Almost 50 volunteers turned out on Saturday to give Congresbury a spring clean.

Liverpool indie stars The Wombats delighted a sold-out crowd at Bristol’s O2 Academy last night (Wednesday), delving into their brimming back catalogue of hits.

A new restaurant has opened in Congresbury, offering diners wide-ranging flavours from the Mediterranean.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has warned of the dangers of a ‘sinister crime’ after a Somerset teenager fell victim to an £800 con.

Rail services hit by snow

Sunday, March 18, 2018

North Somerset’s rail network has suffered cancellations, delays and revisions today (Sunday), with Great Western Railway (GWR) advising people not to travel after overnight snow.

Blow for Congresbury housing plans

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Plans to build dozens of homes in Congresbury have been dented due to highways concerns.

All flights are delayed and a long list of services have been cancelled at Bristol Airport today (Sunday), after heavy overnight snow forced the runway to be closed.

North Somerset’s bus services have been affected by overnight snow today (Sunday), with several services rerouted.

The Met Office has upgraded a weather warning for North Somerset, with the South West set to be battered by ‘strong winds and heavy snow’.

Almost half a million pounds has been handed to local authorities in the West of England to help deliver a masterplan for 100,000 homes.

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