The only bank left in Yatton will be closed down later this summer.

Maritime enthusiasts flocked to a Portishead secondary school on Saturday for the South West Shipping Show.

North Somerset Arts Week kicks off tomorrow (Friday), and the North Somerset Times has a complete rundown of all the fantastic exhibitions and shows planned for this festival of culture.

The Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset police wants to see more people from minority backgrounds apply to become officers in their communities.

An estimated 10 million people sat down on Easter Monday to watch the chilling finale of Broadchurch on ITV.

Damaging three trees has led to a restoration firm being fined a five-figure sum.

Former Coronation Street actress Wendi Peters will star in a charming musical adaption of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass.

The Green Party last night (Tuesday) announced its two candidates who will stand for the North Somerset and Weston-super-Mare constituencies at June’s General Election.

Yatton Library will close for almost four months while the building is transformed to allow room for a new children’s centre.

In The Dock

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The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse near Weston-super-Mare between April 4-11:

Part of the M5 near Portishead will be shut this evening (Monday) as Highways England carries out repairs throughout the week.

One of Clevedon’s busiest roads will be closed for 10 hours a day for the best of a fortnight, starting tomorrow (Monday).

A ‘monstrous’ 80ft phone mast proposed yards from houses in Clevedon has been blocked by North Somerset Council.

Tens of thousands of people will be taking part in the London Marathon tomorrow (Sunday) and the Times can reveal some of the inspiring stories behind North Somerset runners who will line-up on the start-line.

A disused BT radio laboratory, which has become a regular target of vandals, can finally be demolished more than 20 years after it was decommissioned.

Dr Liam Fox has been confirmed as the Conservative Party’s candidate for North Somerset in June’s General Election.

An owl narrowly avoided a ‘slow lingering death’ after getting stuck in a glue trap in North Somerset.

MPs have this afternoon (Wednesday) voted in favour of a snap General Election, meaning the country will go to the polls on June 8.

Children across North Somerset have enjoyed a feast of Easter activities this week.

Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games will be at the Bristol Hippodrome next week.

Prime Minister Theresa May has this morning (Tuesday) revealed she wants to call a snap General Election for June 8 and the Times looks back at the three most recent votes for North Somerset.

Some of the biggest music stars of the 1980s and 90s will be performing at a two-day concert in North Somerset this summer.

A new defibrillator has been installed at a Portishead school where a 
governor died two years ago after suffering a heart attack.

Dr Liam Fox has told the Times he is ‘humbled’ to have been the area’s MP for 25 years.

Vandals have started fires and wrecked parts of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve, prompting a police investigation.

RNLI Portishead was called to rescue a stranded sailor after they got into difficulty at night.

Plans to develop a vicarage and refectory into houses have moved forward, with the project’s design team unveiling its vision.

Village road closed for roadworks

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A village road to the A370 will be shut for several days as part of resurfacing work.

A man in his 70s was taken to Southmead Hospital after suffering a ‘serious head injury’ in an accident on the Long Ashton Bypass.

Two former military Land Rovers which had declined into little more than rusty wrecks are ready to return to work, but of quite a different nature.

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