A beach clean board which will make it easy for people to clear away plastic pollution has been installed in Portishead.

The royal wedding was celebrated by millions of people across the UK on Saturday, and North Somerset was no different.

A parish council could reconsider its opposition to an industrial site in the village expanding in return for better road access to its recycling centre.

Win tickets to VegFestUK event

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Vegan street food from all over the world will be served up at a festival in Bristol this month.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are tying the knot on Saturday, and some events are being held in North Somerset to celebrate. Here is our guide to some of the royal wedding events and street parties being held in Portishead, Clevedon and the surrounding villages.

A North Somerset Council employee who was suing the authority for £1.4million had her case rejected by an employment tribunal.

A large employer in North Somerset is likely to move from its home in Yatton.

A beach clean was organised by Clevedon Pier last week.

Two fields which were considered for housing earlier this year have been protected.

A batik exhibition in a North Somerset church raised more than £1,000.

Around 230 children are in foster care in North Somerset – but some have to be placed in homes outside the district, as there is a shortage of carers.

A Portishead councillor has been chosen to represent North Somerset as its chairman for the year ahead.

Parish council co-opts new member

Saturday, May 12, 2018

A new councillor has been co-opted onto a parish council.

A charity dedicated to maintaining some North Somerset playing fields for the benefit of the village has a new expanded team in place.

North Somerset’s libraries will be given upgraded IT in the future – but one of the district’s libraries has been without a ‘reliable’ system for a year.

A parish council will continue paying for a school crossing patrol.

A father and daughter team who compete together in sidecarcross racing took a BBC presenter for a spin yesterday (Monday).

A one-man show about England’s first biographer will be performed in North Somerset next week.

The co-founder of a Clevedon charity has won a lifetime achievement award for her work and dedication.

A decision on a luxury caravan site in Walton-in-Gordano is expected to be made on Wednesday.

The high cost of fighting a housing masterplan is a cause for concern for one North Somerset council, but it is promising to ‘give its best shot’.

The excavation of a cottage dating back to the 1780s is underway in Backwell.

Concerns have emerged over the transparency and accountability of North Somerset Council’s multi-million-pound property deals.

Fetes in a North Somerset village may not go ahead in future unless more volunteers offer to get involved.

Large developments earmarked for parts of North Somerset in a housing masterplan will have a negative impact on public services, MP Liam Fox has warned.

Horse riders involved in near misses with vehicles can tell police about it via a new reporting system.

A North Somerset festival is needs volunteers to help with its children’s activities.

An author will give a talk about his novel at a North Somerset library next month.

Budding rock stars of the future can take part in a concert at Backwell.

North Somerset Courthouse needs more magistrates to dispense justice in criminal cases.

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