North Somerset Council’s decision to allow more flats to be built with few parking spaces has been described as ‘disappointing, but not surprising’.

EastEnders star John Partridge will pass on his musical theatre wisdom to budding thespians in Highbridge next month.

Dozens of happy students at Gordano School today (Thursday) discovered they had earned places with their first-choice university or apprenticeships.

Thousands of pounds have been handed out to good causes following a swimathon in the spring.

An artificial beach could be built at Portishead.

A care home in Cleeve could be turned into several apartments, with the building’s owners saying it is impossible for smaller facilities to survive.

Year six pupils waved goodbye to their primary school days in style with a show-stopping performance.

Customers at a hair salon in Portishead have helped raise a significant sum for potentially life-saving equipment.

Thousands of people packed into Ashton Court for another hugely successful Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.

An annual business show will return to Portishead next month, and a Cabinet member will be the keynote speaker.

A group of Portishead students have been visiting residents at one of the town’s care homes as they support a Bristol-based charity.

A film festival will be held in Bristol next month.

A Yatton villager has been handed honorary freemanship for his many years serving the parish.

A flood storage embankment, designed to reduce the risk of flooding in Wrington, has won planning permission.

The former host of Never Mind The Buzzcocks will be performing a stand-up routine in Bristol later this year.

The company behind a potential 350-home development in Portishead says it wants the town to be successful, following accusations its plans will ruin independent businesses.

Travel agent wins regional award

Saturday, August 12, 2017

A travel agent from Portishead has been named the best in the South West of England and South Wales.

A bank employee from Clevedon has helped his company raise tens of thousands of pounds for charity after undertaking one of the UK’s toughest events.

A 13-year-old musician from Yatton has won a place in the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain.

Comic Con to be held in Weston

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sci-fi enthusiasts will be in for a treat when characters from stage and screen appear at an event in Weston-super-Mare.

Video: John Bishop stand-up tour heads to Bristol

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Comedian John Bishop’s new tour will feature a stop off in Bristol.

Gallery: PICTURES: Britain in Bloom judges visit Portishead

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Judges came to Portishead on Monday to cast an eye over its highly-regarded floral displays.

Bus services connecting Clevedon and Portishead with Bristol city centre will be altered following criticism of ‘ridiculous’ timetables.

Almost 100 flats will be built in Portishead after North Somerset Council gave the development the green light this afternoon (Wednesday).

Growing boys have been given a financial boost by Portishead Lions Club.

Bridge to close for two nights

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

People will not be able to travel over the Clifton Suspension Bridge between North Somerset and Bristol at certain times this week.

A village green has been given legal protection against development.

Ninety three flats should be built in Portishead, according to North Somerset Council planning experts, who believe it would help it meet a housing shortfall.

Roadworks are due to begin at a busy junction in Portishead town centre today (Monday).

Year six pupils created a business in an enterprise project shortly before the school holidays.

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