Six girls have been selected to take centre stage at Portishead Carnival.

Blonde hair, pink or none at all? That is the choice facing a fundraiser who is taking part in a three-month charity effort in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Book sales have raised almost £1,500 for a GP practice.

A lucky EuroMillions ticket-holder has just two days left to claim their £1million prize – or else they risk losing out on a life-changing amount of money.

Plans to build more than 30 homes on the edge of Portishead should go ahead, according to North Somerset Council’s planners – despite significant opposition.

Work to overhaul Portishead’s precinct will begin soon as North Somerset Council seeks to make it a fitting ‘gateway’ to the town.

In The Dock

Tue, 08:48

The following cases were held at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, on January 3-15:

A lorry driver accused of killing a man from Yatton in a crash on the A370 will appear at Bristol Crown Court later this month.

One of North Somerset’s busiest commuter routes into Bristol will be closed over seven days, starting on Monday.

Dozens of bikers gathered in Portishead to remember one of their own at a memorial event at the end of February.

Clevedon homes left without water

Friday, March 9, 2018

Homes have been left without water in parts of Clevedon today (Friday).

Summer has felt a long way away in recent days, but some important roles for the season will be decided later today (Friday).

An independent inspector has backed North Somerset Council’s plans for any redevelopment of Old Mill Road in Portishead to be employment-led.

A bar could soon open at Portishead Quays Marina, if planning permission is granted by North Somerset Council.

Early discussions are taking place to determine whether a further 125 homes can be built on the outskirts of Portishead.

The fight against polio is being won, according to Portishead Rotary Club.

A new veterinary service has opened in Portishead.

A grant of £1,000 has been handed to a Portishead church as it seeks to battle against thieves targeting its resources.

‘Exceptional measures’ have been taken by Weston Area Health NHS Trust to ensure the hospital remains operational today (Friday), while paramedics are urging people to only call 999 if it is a ‘life-threatening’ emergency.

Police are advising people do not use the roads this morning (Friday) after having to declare a major incident overnight due to heavy snowfall.

A man has been rescued after his lorry careered off the M5 this evening (Thursday) in the snowy conditions.

LIVE: Snow due to hit West Country

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Storm Emma and large amounts of snow are due to hit North Somerset today, so the North Somerset Times has the latest details on the disruption affecting schools, transport and other services.

More 50 firefighters were called to deal with a major blaze at Royal Portbury Dock today (Thursday).

Snow fears sees school closures announced

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Heavy disruption is expected tomorrow (Thursday) with snow and storms forecast to cause significant problems.

Two in hospital after crash in Clevedon

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

One person had to be cut free from a car after a crash in freezing conditions in Clevedon last night (Tuesday).

Man due in court over 63-year-old’s death

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

A lorry driver from Bristol will appear in court today (Wednesday) accused of causing the death of a man in Congresbury.

Road closed after crashes in Clevedon

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Emergency services are dealing with a crash on a major North Somerset road this evening (Tuesday).

A Portishead secondary school has confirmed its interim headteacher will continue in the role permanently.

In The Dock

Monday, February 26, 2018

The following cases were heard from November 21- January 3 at North Somerset Courthouse in St Georges:

Wrington Vale Rotary Club held a children’s music competition to find the best young talent in North Somerset.

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