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Excited pupils welcomed a ‘local hero’ into school last week.

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12:00

Sporty residents in Pill have helped raise hundreds of pounds for two community groups.

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09:42

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm has reached a landmark after passing the two million visitors milestone.

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09:00

A group of volunteers have been scrubbing the decks clean at Clevedon Pier.

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Yesterday, 21:31

A charity car wash will be held in Portishead on Sunday.

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What's On

Thu, 16:14

The English National Ballet will return to Bristol’s Hippodrome with Giselle.

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Thu, 14:21

Games, storytime and geo-caching are among the free activities taking place at libraries this weekend.

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Wed, 09:00

A weird and wonderful world from the wacky mind of director Tim Burton is brought to life at the Curzon

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Friday, September 23, 2016

A gripping tale of murder and intrigue will be staged in Portishead next month,

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Court

Yesterday, 06:17

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between August 23 to September 12:

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Thu, 15:49

A Portishead teenager has admitted setting fire to hay bales on the back of a lorry, causing an explosion and more than £200,000’s worth of damage.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

A Nailsea man has been jailed for two years for his role in drug dealing across Somerset.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between August 2-22:

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The following court cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse in St Georges between July 26 and August 2:

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Weston News

44 minutes ago

A Somerset town celebrated the past, present and future with parade floats and carnival rides last weekend.

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13:00

Weston Football Club’s star striker has thanked one of his loyal fans for making him the cover star of the club’s match day programme.

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Firefighters from Avon Fire and Rescue were called to a fire at a care home in Oldmixon today (Saturday).

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Weston-super-Mare’s keen photographers have showcased their undeniable talent again this week and here are some of the very best images.

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A teenage water-skier who hit a difficult wave and somersaulted in the air on Weston-super-Mare’s beach has met the RNLI crew who may have prevented her from becoming paralysed for life.

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Sport

Wed, 15:08

Clevedon celebrated 60 years playing at The Vale with a hard-earned victory against Bideford.

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Wed, 15:06

A late goal from Willand Rovers denied Ashton & Backwell a chance to progress in the FA Vase.

Wed, 15:05

In-form Nailsea United gained all three points in their home match against Fry Club.

Wed, 15:03

Kenn Valley earned a point away to Cleeve West Town Reserves.

Wed, 15:02

Portishead Panthers emerged comfortable winners in the local derby against newly-promoted Pumas.

Business

09:42

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm has reached a landmark after passing the two million visitors milestone.

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Wed, 08:00

A family-run business in Backwell is closing as it cannot compete with the internet.

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Backwell
Tue, 06:43

A former nail bar which has been closed for two years could be transformed into a massage centre.

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Portishead
Saturday, September 24, 2016

A budding chef from Cleeve has won praise from his employers after passing a tough apprenticeship course in one of the region’s busiest restaurants.

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Congresbury Cleeve
Friday, September 23, 2016

A North Somerset pub has been put up for sale – but its owners say they have ‘no plans’ to close the venue.

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Cleeve

Education

57 minutes ago

Excited pupils welcomed a ‘local hero’ into school last week.

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Yesterday, 11:00

A primary school in Clevedon has launched a programme to promote achievement among its pupils.

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Thu, 18:22

Gordano School needs people to vote for them in an online competition to improve its lighting.

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Thu, 15:00

Clevedon School will host a careers convention next week.

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Wed, 10:00

Children spent the day making bracelets, bangles, shields and swords from Roman times.

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