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A nationwide cancer awareness campaign is being supported by North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in an effort to diagnose people quicker if they have the condition.

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34 minutes ago
The children who performed in the concert.

Young performers have taken to the stage to perform a summer show.

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12:00

A community treasure trail will allow families to take in some of Clevedon’s most scenic locations this summer in an effort to win a cash prize.

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07:03

Plans to add an extra lane to ease traffic queuing on the M5 have been shelved by Highways England.

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10:00
The Rock Project

Young rock stars have ‘raised the roof’ at a performance in front of hundreds of people in Clevedon.

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What's On

Wed, 10:00
The BFG

One of the most magical children’s stories ever written is retold on the big screen this week.

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Tue, 10:52
Frank (Liam Tamne) and Rocky (Dominic Anderson) performing on stage at The Rocky Horror Show. Picture credit: Sean Webb

This Rock ‘n’ Roll musical landed at the Bristol Hippodrome yesterday (Monday) and what a way to kick off its week-long stay.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

British reggae band UB40 will be appearing in Bristol later this year.

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Friday, July 15, 2016
The beer festival always attracts thousands of people.

The three-day Nailsea and Backwell Beer and Cider Festival begins tonight (Friday).

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Mousetrap

One of the world’s most famous productions is heading to the Bristol Hippodrome and two lucky Times readers will win tickets to see the drama unfold.

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Court

Tue, 09:17
Kirwan was jailed for more than two years.

A Failand man has been jailed for 27 months for stealing more than £24,000 from a welfare fund set up to help the sick and bereaved.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Bristol Airport terminal.

A man has been charged after allegedly being drunk on a plane which landed at Bristol Airport yesterday (Wednesday)>

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
10-year-old Phoebe Willis died in 2012.

A jury has found a Portishead nurse not guilty of the manslaughter of a 10-year-old girl.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between June 3-21:

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

A Yatton man has been charged with supplying Class A drugs following police raids yesterday (Tuesday).

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Weston News

12:49

A nationwide cancer awareness campaign is being supported by North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in an effort to diagnose people quicker if they have the condition.

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14:00
Peter Warren collects his award.

A support worker from Weston-super-Mare has received an award for his contribution to social care.

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09:00
Medical doctor.

Tens of thousands of people in North Somerset were diagnosed with potentially-deadly heart and lung diseases during the past year, while hundreds of people in the area also died from lung cancer.

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13:00
Weston Pride

Weston Town Council has shown its support for the town’s third Pride festival, which is set to take place next weekend.

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11:00
Winscombe Primary School children with their hats.

Pupils from Winscombe Primary School in North Somerset have been wearing their jazziest hats this week, raising awareness of brain tumours.

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Sport

Wed, 14:13
Thomas Barber.

Clevedon lost to Downend by just 13 runs in an absorbing contest at Dial Hill.

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Wed, 14:12

Nailsea defeated Bristol YMCA to overtake them and top the Bristol & District table.

Wed, 14:10
Rugby Club.

The Community 20:20 League held its final group matches at Clevedon Cricket Club.

Wed, 14:07
Ben Daly bowling for Portishead RBL.

Latest scores and results from the bowling greens in North Somerset.

Wed, 14:06
Portishead Bowls Club.

A triple rink from Portishead Bowling Club picked up prizes at a friendly event at Olveston.

Business

Tue, 08:20
Staff and kids at Stationhouse Nursery who have won I CAN award.

A Portishead nursery has received national accreditation after impressing education experts.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Domino's opened a new store in Clevedon last year.

Domino’s Pizza’s plan to open a takeaway in Portishead threaten other High Street businesses, according to objectors to the proposal.

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Portishead
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Groomer Annie Ross met potential customers at the open day.

A Portishead veterinary centre is offering a new service to its customers – dog grooming.

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Portishead
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
An artist's impression of what the kiosk would have looked like. Picture: CGM Bristol.

A ice cream and food kiosk will not be built in a Portishead park after an appeal for the business was thrown out by an inspector amid fears the area would be ‘harmed’.

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Portishead
Saturday, July 9, 2016

You might expect an estate agents to advertise a Post Office for sale, but you do not normally hear of them buying one.

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Portishead

Education

34 minutes ago
The children who performed in the concert.

Young performers have taken to the stage to perform a summer show.

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Fri, 16:00
The head boy and girl of unicorn house with the sports day trophy.

Sporting pupils battled it out on the school field to compete for house points and glory.

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Fri, 12:00
Reception pupils with their ice creams

Children in Tickenham have been treated to a tasty way of keeping cool as North Somerset basks in a heatwave.

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Fri, 11:55
Portbury summer fair. Picture: Jeremy Long.

The summer seems to have finally arrived and it could not have turned up at a better time for families in Portbury.

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Thu, 08:00
St Nicholas Chantry Primary School, Clevedon.

The standard of leadership and teaching at a primary school in Clevedon is not good enough and must improve.

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