Volunteers got stuck into some maintenance jobs in Backwell at the weekend.

Eleven venues packed with history will open their doors this month, and all are available to see this weekend.

Backwell roadworks extended... again

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Roadworks in Backwell will be extended by yet another week amid delays.

Children’s books were brought to life in a whole new way in a village church this weekend.

Deadlines to enter this year’s Backwell Village Show are fast approaching.

Some of North Somerset’s care leavers were given a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity to take the helm during sailing trips, at a time when the council is considering how its role as corporate parents will change.

A project supporting children and young people at risk of exploitation or abuse in North Somerset has received £1.1million in funding.

Police are appealing for information after a youth shelter in Nailsea was damaged.

The RNLI crew from Portishead will appear on a BBC documentary series.

A football club in Backwell has become an ambassador for a charity to raise awareness of men’s mental health.

Road closures in Backwell will continue for an extra week, due to unforeseen circumstances.

A Clevedon pub has beaten around 2,000 others to be chosen by its parent company to represent it at an award ceremony.

A ‘rare’ geological feature has been unearthed in Backwell.

The experience of living life feeling as though nothing is real has been captured in a short film by a man from Clapton-in-Gordano.

Backwell School’s headteacher said changes to A-levels have meant students sat challenging exams this year – but the school is still celebrating an overall 97.7 per cent pass rate.

Almost all Clevedon School students who applied to university learned they had got straight in on A-level results day today (Thursday).

A multiple-vehicle crash has closed two lanes on the M5 southbound this afternoon (Wednesday).

Historic documents about how Clevedon Pier was founded, and its changes in fortune and ownership, will be catalogued thanks to a grant.

Young thespians created and starred in a play in Pill last week.

Children have been placing hoax calls with the ambulance service, meaning genuine patients have not been helped.

David Suchet and Brendan Coyle will star in Arthur Miller’s drama The Price in Bath throughout August.

A gas cylinder explosion in North Somerset caused ‘major damage’ to a food stand and vehicles in the early hours of this morning.

A children’s author will be visiting the library in Pill later in the month.

An art group in Backwell raised almost £1,400 at its exhibition this year.

North Somerset Council has confirmed it has taken control over a shopping centre in Weston – but it is also looking for potential multi-million-pound investments elsewhere in the district.

An MP is demanding answers from the firm running North Somerset’s trains following a large rise in complaints.

A new president for the rotary club in Nailsea and Backwell has been chosen.

A proposed 10-home development in Backwell has been dismissed by planning officers.

Backwell Flax Bourton Cricket Club is applying for planning permission to make some ‘much-needed’ improvements to its ground.

The councillor responsible for housing in North Somerset has welcomed a change in legislation for houses of multiple occupation (HMOs).

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