Train services between Bristol and North Somerset are running as normal this afternoon following the death of someone near Nailsea and Backwell Railway Station at lunchtime.

Gordano School officially has the best under-12 five-a-side team in the country.

The green light has been given to a developer’s scheme to build more than 120 apartments near Portishead marina.

Portishead could see 35 flats built across two blocks, if new development plans are approved.

Uneven and potentially dangerous pavements need to be fixed in Portishead, according to the town council and members of the public.

Dummy parking tickets are being put on cars across North Somerset from this week ahead of traffic wardens hitting the streets in April.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have paid tribute to a police officer who died in yesterday’s (Wednesday’s) terror attack in Westminster.

Roadworks will be carried out between Portishead and Bristol on the M5 this week.

A hair and beauty salon will open near Portishead Quays Marina next month.

Thousands of pounds have been donated to a Portishead youngster who seeks life-changing surgery.

Stricter parking limits may be introduced on a residential street near Nailsea and Backwell Railway Station.

Almost £3million has been promised to improve junction 19 of the M5 near Portishead.

Incredible footage of a driver who sped through Backwell, Nailsea, Tickenham and Failand during a police chase has been released today (Friday).

The Welsh National Opera is presenting its Love’s Poisoned Chalice season at the Bristol Hippodrome, and the North Somerset Times has free tickets to give away.

Poll: New £1m supermarket to open in Portishead

Thursday, March 16, 2017

A new supermarket, costing £1million, will open in Portishead within the next two months.

An international pizza chain opened its new takeaway’s doors for the first time at the start of the week.

A fitness club has been taking on a mammoth challenge to raise money for a charity which has provided help to Portishead cancer patient Heidi Loughlin.

Coastguard and RNLI teams from Portishead were called to the Clifton Suspension Bridge for an emergency incident.

Avon and Somerset police have been rated good for reducing crime and keeping people safe – and this week they have promised to protect frontline officer numbers.

Weston General Hospital will remain a ‘crucial’ part of local healthcare.

Gallery: New Lighthouse Nursery opens in Portishead

Sunday, March 12, 2017

A new nursery has opening up in Portishead – and its experienced owner is excited at the prospect of going it solo.

Smokers are being urged to kick the habit as part of National No Smoking Day.

The M5 junction at Clevedon was partly closed this morning (Saturday) to allow emergency repairs to be carried out.

People young and old have explored their creative streaks through a Bristol charity’s art project.

All businesses which serve food must pass regular food standard inspections, and the North Somerset Times can reveal the best-performing premises from 2016.

Much-loved fictional characters inspired some creative fancy dress outfits at schools and libraries across North Somerset last Thursday.

The new managers of The Star Inn are promising a huge improvement after its previous owner allowed ‘rancid’ food to be kept in its fridge.

Plans for a potential new skatepark in Portishead will be discussed tonight (Wednesday).

A nursery in Portishead has won a safety award.

Roadworks will be carried out on the M5 this week between North Somerset and Bristol and it will lead to parts of the road being closed.

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