One of the country’s top comedians will be heading to Bristol next year and providing his audiences with a belly full of laughs.

Portishead Rotary Club helped out with collecting cash to support homeless people in Bristol and North Somerset.

A Nailsea man, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer earlier this year, has urged North Somerset Times readers to support St Peter’s Hospice’s Room To Care Appeal.

The true story of a campaign for equal pay will take centre stage in a musical next week.

Seven gardens across Portishead and the Gordano Valley have been rated as outstanding by Portishead In Bloom.

An exhibition will be held to mark the 120th anniversary of the Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway first being used.

An author from Portishead has launched her fifth book with a signing event in the town.

The opening of a new school, the number of pupils increasing eight-fold and creating great community ties – it is fair to say Karen Sancto’s time as headteacher at Trinity Primary School has been eventful.

A 19th century home which is in ‘danger of collapsing’ and a derelict shop could be demolished in Long Ashton.

Dog-walkers have been warned to be careful after a pet and its owner were attacked by thousands of wasps at the weekend.

Someone in North Somerset has won the £1million EuroMillions UK Millionaire Raffle – but they have not yet claimed their prize.

An inquest has opened into the death of a man who was fatally shot by armed police on the Portbury Hundred last month.

A man’s nationwide coastline clean-up has inspired people in Portishead to do more to keep their town free of litter.

It is almost the season where Love Actually is screened on ITV2 every other day, but now you can experience it in a new way − on a huge screen accompanied by an orchestra.

A Portbury tugboat captain will cycle between West Ham United and Swansea City’s stadiums to raise money for RNLI Portishead.

Gallery: PICTURES: Families enjoy apple day at Watchhouse Hill

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

One of the most evocative sights of the traditional English harvest season was plain for all to see in Pill at the weekend.

A play about addiction and treatment is being staged in Bath this week.

Plans to close Wrington’s doctors’ surgery are due to be discussed in the village tonight (Wednesday).

A memorial to firefighters who have died on duty will not be moving to Portishead following a backlash.

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the opening of the Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Railway – and to celebrate we are testing readers’ knowledge of what it was like back in the late-19th and early-20th century.

Highways England has issued a warning with the end of Hurricane Orphelia set to create difficult driving conditions on the region’s roads.

The Met Office has issued a weather warning as the remnants of Hurricane Orphelia hit North Somerset today (Monday).

There are no plans to open a new school in Yatton, despite the large influx of homes being built, according to North Somerset Council.

A retired Claverham singing teacher, who unknowingly played a hand in helping world-renowned stars such as Lesley Garrett, has got to meet one of her most successful pupils for the first time in 35 years.

A flavour of New Orleans jazz will entertain a Portishead crowd at the end of the month.

It may now be dark when we get up and the nights are drawing in, however a little ray of sunshine is being planted in Portishead.

Pupils are delighted that the school has taken on a dog to help them with their learning.

Rugby car park extension plan backed

Saturday, October 14, 2017

A farm should be allowed to offer Yatton Rugby Club more parking facilities, Yatton Parish Council has ruled.

A charity which helps homeless people in the West Country has been boosted by the efforts of a Portishead store and the town’s Rotarians.

Video: Poll Of The Week: Will Brexit be good for UK?

Friday, October 13, 2017

Dr Liam Fox has set up a new Board of Trade to assist post-Brexit deals – however he is the only formal member as only Privy Councillors can sit on it.

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