A major rural road which connects two of North Somerset’s largest villages will be closed for six weeks.

Plans to increase the number of members sitting on Portishead Town Council have suffered a setback.

The future of a village pub in Cleeve has been debated by North Somerset Times readers on Facebook this week.

One of the world’s most famous airlines is returning to Bristol Airport this summer.

Planned changes to Portishead marina are ‘dangerous’ and need to be scrapped, according to members of the town council.

A man in his 70s has died after a crash late last night (Thursday) in Portishead.

North Somerset Council has defended its decision to raise car park charges for train passengers using Nailsea and Backwell Railway Station, saying it will ‘reduce the need for longer car journeys’.

Clevedon and Portishead will appear on the nation’s television screens this month as ITV bosses have revealed when the third and final series of Broadchurch will air.

Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore will bring best-selling author Peter James’ Not Dead Enough to life this month.

A campaign group in Portishead wants to bring an end to perceived ‘party politics’ which it feels is harming the town.

It is the season of love with it being Valentine’s Day today and if you are lucky enough to be getting married, then next month’s wedding exhibition will be right up your street.

Would you fancy jumping out of plane to help provide youth services for children in Portishead?

The Clifton Suspension Bridge was closed in both directions this morning (Tuesday) due to a ‘police incident’,

Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s Police and Crime Commissioner will be taking questions in Nailsea later this month.

The cost of North Somerset Council managing Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve has been revealed.

A Portishead family needs to raise £26,500 for pioneering treatment which could ensure their nine-year-old son can enjoy the best life possible.

An Olympic silver medallist popped into Gordano School this week to pass on some words of wisdom to young Portishead students.

A former Coronation Street actor will star in a new musical heading to Bristol this February.

A Portishead street will be partially closed for five days next week.

In The Dock

Friday, February 10, 2017

The following court cases were held at North Somerset Courthouse from January 9-20:

Paramedics will be instructed not to take people with medical emergencies overnight to Weston General Hospital, if new proposals outlined this morning (Thursday) are ratified.

Poll: North Somerset council tax hike looms

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Council tax bills are set to rise significantly next year as North Somerset battles against ‘savage’ cuts in funding by central Government.

New orders which aim to crack down on antisocial behaviour have been unveiled by North Somerset Council.

Calling 999 is for emergencies only and Avon and Somerset Constabulary has highlighted some of the most ridiculous calls it has received in recent weeks.

Getting in shape is a year-round objective and the Times has teamed up with Parkwood Leisure to offer two lucky people a two-month free membership.

American politics dominates the headlines around the world at the moment as President Donald Trump makes anything but a low-key entrance into the White House.

People are being warned to expect icy conditions when they wake up this morning (Wednesday).

Train passengers face a huge hike in car park parking charges from April.

A community-run café in Portishead is to throw open its doors next month to allow people to see how it can be used for major events.

Traffic is building up on the M5 after a crash near Portishead.

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