A Portbury woman is embarking on a 21-mile swim of the English Channel in memory of her dad.

The co-chairman of a Clevedon charity which helps children with additional needs and disabilities has stepped down after 30 years.

Thousands of pounds could be invested in tennis courts around North Somerset where participation in the sport is said to be ‘poor’.

A North Somerset primary school teacher has admitted using a chat room which showed horrific live footage of a six-year-old boy being raped.

Stormy weather and hail have been forecast for North Somerset with weather experts issuing a yellow warning.

Recycling lorries have been told to avoid a road near a North Somerset primary school during selected hours after parents raised concerns about their children’s safety.

A motorway crash has caused heavy traffic on the M5 this morning (Wednesday).

North Somerset may be hit by thunderstorms this week, with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning.

A Backwell School student has launched a petition against a policy stopping boys from wearing shorts on hot days.

Dads can expect a treat on Sunday, when they can put their feet up and enjoy a lazy Father’s Day. But for those who want to go out and do something, here is our guide on how to celebrate the day in North Somerset.

A forum for parents whose children have special education needs (SEN) has been forced to suspend its work after its funding was cut by North Somerset Council without warning.

Weston-super-Mare’s MP will be John Penrose once again, after he won the constituency’s General Election vote this morning (Friday).

North Somerset’s polling stations have opened this morning (Thursday) and the Times will be covering the General Election live as we wait for the results to come in.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning this morning (Tuesday) as North Somerset has been hit by strong winds.

Ahead of the General Election on June 8, we asked Weston-super-Mare’s candidates to share their biographies, and to tell voters why they think you should vote for them. Watch what they had to say below.

General Election campaigning in North Somerset is well underway, with just three weeks to go until the polls open. Here are the current odds for those standing for election in the district.

Somerset has an abundance of food and drink producers – but how easy is it to have exclusively local produce for a fortnight? Reporter Sarah Robinson gave it a go...

A family support worker sold an adopted child’s address to her mother to pay for a holiday to the Dominican Republic.

The deadline for candidates to register for the General Election has now passed. Here is who is standing in Weston-super-Mare on June 8, and why they have decided to contest the seat.

There are just five weeks left until the General Election, and we want to know what issues will influence how you will vote on June 8. Your answers will help to shape our election coverage and the types of questions we will be putting to the candidates on your behalf.

The education services which could be soon outsourced to a council outside North Somerset have been revealed.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary may continue to lose out on Government funding in the future, its Police and Crime Commissioner has warned.

A flood warning has been issued for Pill for this evening (Wednesday) and tomorrow morning, with high tides forecast for the River Avon.

A lorry has broken down on the M5 this afternoon (Tuesday), closing a lane between Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement another General Election was on the way was greeted with surprise by MPs and political pundits – but we want to know how YOU feel about it. Are you definitely planning to vote on June 8, or are you feeling apathetic about it?

A Portishead nurse, whose ‘grave failures’ led to the death of a 10-year-old girl, has been found not fit to practise medicine.

Icy roads could make for difficult driving conditions across North Somerset today (Monday) and tomorrow, the Met Office is warning.

Storm Doris is expected to hit North Somerset with 50-60mph winds tomorrow (Thursday) the Met Office has warned.

Take part in a Sherlock Holmes adventure or join a Q&A with Nick Knowles this month. If you are struggling for ideas on how to spend February, we’ve picked out 7 events you may enjoy.

Too many multi-academy trusts are running North Somerset schools according to Government leaders.

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