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Leaked plans show restaurants, bars, shops, flats and a cinema are planned for Portishead to replace thriving businesses at Old Mill Road.

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10:00

An 18th century Persian tile which spent decades stored under its former owner’s bed has fetched almost £3,000 at auction.

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08:00

Clevedon Pier will feature in a music film to raise awareness of people suffering from autism.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A Congresbury hotel has earned high praise from a panel of travel experts, being named as one of the best hotels in Europe.

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Yesterday, 16:14

The family of a budding midwife who was tragically killed while on a night out in Bristol have paid tribute to her ‘huge lust for life’.

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Yesterday, 07:12

One of the nation’s most recognisable musicians will be in Bristol later this year to perform.

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

A Clevedon singer will hold a concert to raise money for charity next week.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Wrestling is returning to North Somerset next month, and lucky Times readers will be able to win backstage passes to the event.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

An award-winning poet will take his live show to Clevedon this month.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Salad Days has returned to Bath for the first time in 20 years.

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Court

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Damp weather and low temperatures may have spoiled a few summer holidays this year – but they could also lead to a major health hazard in the shape of an invasion of rats.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Clevedon man who sexually abused young children in the 1980s has been jailed for eight years and six months.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

A care home employee from North Somerset will not face jail despite spying on a friend getting changed at work.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, from June 9 to July 20:

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Sport

Sunday, September 10, 2017

A car park for parents taking youngsters to rugby matches could be built on the outskirts of a village.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Clevedon finished the season with defeat at Downend, ending up in second position overall.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Clevedon Town recorded a comfortable 3-1 victory over visitors Hallen.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A young inexperienced Clevedon side lost their opening league match against Okehampton.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Clevedon Ladies Rugby Club were joined by ex-England player Kim Oliver for an Inner Warrior Camp.

Business

05:15

Leaked plans show restaurants, bars, shops, flats and a cinema are planned for Portishead to replace thriving businesses at Old Mill Road.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A Congresbury hotel has earned high praise from a panel of travel experts, being named as one of the best hotels in Europe.

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Armed police officers will patrol the streets of Avon and Somerset this week following the increase in international terrorism threat level

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Saturday, September 16, 2017

A supermarket’s desire to increase delivery hours in Portishead has been rejected, with councillors saying allowing early-morning and late-night lorries would ‘run roughshod’ over a generation of promises.

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Portishead
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A performing arts school is giving two aspiring performers the chance to join for free.

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Nailsea

Education

Mon, 06:32

The redevelopment of Yatton Library has been hailed as a success by staff and users.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

North Somerset could be faced with an education ‘crisis’ in the next three years, with secondary school places set to run out by 2020.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Vulnerable children are waiting too long to get help from North Somerset Council and improvements are needed, inspectors have found.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

A Clevedon out-of-school club has been putting on a variety of activities to keep children entertained during the summer holidays.

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Racist abuse, drug use, and bullying led to more than 1,000 school exclusions in North Somerset over the past year, new figures have shown.

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