A developer has submitted plans for scores of new homes to be built to the west of Engine Lane in Nailsea.

A vital service offered to patients with Parkinson’s disease in North Somerset will continue for another four years.

A teenager recovering from bone cancer is determined to raise awareness of her rare condition and boost funds for the charities which supported her.

Drop-in sessions which provided advice and support to elderly people in North Somerset have been stopped.

A Backwell charity which sends low-cost wheelchairs to people around the world is looking for fundraisers to take on an adventure for the cause.

Nailsea School is adding an extra class for year seven pupils to cope with the increase in demand for spaces.

New air rifle club for families

Sunday, April 16, 2017

A new air rifle club is being set up in Nailsea to give families the chance to enjoy target shooting together.

A special four-legged visitor was the star of the show at a church service in Nailsea.

Two mini roundabouts at Cabstand in Portishead are being made permanent.

Heavy traffic on M5

Friday, April 14, 2017

Drivers are being advised to avoid travelling on the motorway due to heavy traffic.

Free festival tickets for elderly

Friday, April 14, 2017

The Dig For Victory Show is giving away 50 complimentary tickets to people who are isolated and lonely.

The number of children being referred to mental health services in North Somerset has increased by 10 per cent in the past year.

Children can try out archery, rifle shooting and fishing at a Pass It On Young Sports Event.

A charity which provides support for disabled people is setting up in Nailsea.

Families can enjoy a free Easter bunny quiz around the woodlands in Wraxall tomorrow (Saturday).

A football club in Nailsea is holding a heroes day to commemorate three much-loved members who have died.

Spring flowers, cakes, crafts and stunning photos filled Nailsea School as gardeners, bakers and artists displayed their handiwork.

Villagers using Backwell’s recycling centre are concered about overflowing skips due to reduced opening hours.

A children’s hospice has been rated good overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Call for greenbelt review

Friday, March 31, 2017

A number of parish and town councils are calling for a greenbelt review to protect North Somerset’s villages from overdevelopment.

Villagers fighting to protect Farleigh Fields from development could now face a two-month wait for the outcome of a public inquiry.

New opening hours and charges are being introduced at North Somerset’s recycling centres.

A surgery has been praised for referring patients to the gym, slimming groups and voluntary work to improve their health.

Two business owners from Nailsea have won prizes at the Bristol and Somerset Wedding Awards.

Organisers behind a new hub for Nailsea will address people’s health issues through different approaches including support groups and art and music therapy.

Barber retires after 50 years

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A barber from Backwell will be hanging up his clippers after 50 years in the trade.

A nurse from Portishead who has worked at Children’s Hospice South West since it opened is encouraging others to consider taking up the rewarding career.

Medical group achieves good rating

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A medical group which serves patients in Nailsea, Backwell and Long Ashton has been rated good in every area, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Fight for Farleigh Fields begins

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A planning inquiry is being held to determine whether 220 new homes should be built on prime agricultural land in Backwell.

Pupils programme Lego robots

Monday, March 13, 2017

Pupils from Nailsea built a programmable robot with experts from Bath University.

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