North Somerset’s leading councillor has launched a public attack on his own party by slamming the Government’s era of austerity for treating elderly people ‘without respect’.

One of the darkest times in North Somerset history will be explored in an expert talk for a Yatton group later this month.

Two charities have joined forces to help protect Somerset’s historic churches from thieves who target the lead on their roofs.

More than 30 affordable homes will go on to the North Somerset property market after a housing association completed two deals to expand into the area.

Nearly 2,500 people across Somerset registered to give blood for the first time in 2017 – but the NHS is appealing for more to step forward and help in 2018.

Two North Somerset slimming consultants came face to face with a pop icon at a national awards event.

A volunteer-run organisation which saves the lives of people at risk on cliffs or in floods has been given a financial helping hand by a supermarket chain.

Historic pleasure cruiser The MV Balmoral will not sail in 2018 – but its owners are hopeful a £3.75million lottery funding bid could get it back on the water for 2019.

People across Avon and Somerset are to be asked whether they would be happy to pay an extra £1 a month towards the area’s police force.

Christmas travel plans have been thrown into disarray for thousands of passengers today (Friday) after flights were cancelled and diverted at Bristol Airport following an incident which saw a plane leave the runway.

A major road improvement project for Portishead was approved this week – a move which transport leaders hop will relieve congestion and reduce journey times for drivers travelling into the town.

Action day highlights vital role of trees

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Members of a North Somerset wildlife group have spent the weekend drawing attention to the vital role which trees play in keeping us healthy.

A stroke support group in Portishead has been given a helping hand by the town’s Rotary Club.

North Somerset’s small businesses were given vital tips on how to extend their reach overseas during a Portishead event held to mark Small Business Saturday.

People are being urged to help police catch drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking too much this Christmas.

Award-winning poet, author and playwright Owen Sheers visited students in Pill this week to help inspire their love of literature.

Media coverage of child abuse scandals involving celebrities and football coaches has given other victims of long-ago crimes the strength to come forward, the NSPCC says.

People in North Somerset are being put ‘at risk’ by the Government’s failure to reverse a long-term decline in police funding, it has been warned.

Tickets to see one of the biggest names in the history of British comedy perform in the West Country will go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday) – but you’ll have to be quick if you want some.

Cuddly film favourite Paddington has helped Clevedon’s Curzon Cinema to enjoy ‘astonishing’ opening weekend takings.

A recruitment firm will be setting up home in Clevedon after its expansion ambitions meant it outgrew its base near Weston.

One of the wildlife world’s biggest names will share stories from his colourful career during a one-night-only appearance in North Somerset this month.

Notions of courage and bravery will be explored in the latest high quality play to hit Weston’s Theatre Tropicana next week.

Damp weather and low temperatures may have spoiled a few summer holidays this year – but they could also lead to a major health hazard in the shape of an invasion of rats.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has been ‘applauded’ by penal reformers after seeing one of the biggest reduction in child arrests in the country.

Crafts, plants, jewellery and artisan street food are just some of the attractions which are helping a new weekly market in Portishead win a loyal following.

An interim Chief Fire Officer has been appointed at Avon Fire & Rescue Service after its previous chief was suspended in the wake of a damning report into the service’s leadership.

Girl, 14, breaks solo flight record

Monday, August 14, 2017

A 14-year-old has broken club records by becoming the youngest solo glider pilot.

Fire service probe ‘a complete sham’, claims suspended chief

A day care centre which has been providing support to Portishead’s elderly and disabled people for four decades is at risk of closure.

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