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29 minutes ago

Great Western Air Ambulance (GWAAC) experienced its busiest ever year in 2016 and attended more than 100 incidents in North Somerset.

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15:00

A Grade II-listed building in Easton-in-Gordano could be returned to its original use.

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15:39

Two pets stores in Clevedon and Portishead have raised more than £2,000 for charity between them.

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10:00

Year two pupils in Clevedon have made a heroic return to lessons after the Christmas break.

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06:20

People in Yatton claim parking cars along the busy High Street is ‘dangerous’ and have set up a petition calling for double yellow lines to be painted.

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What's On

Yesterday, 09:00

Music fans can look forward to a spectacular concert by the Avon and Somerset Police Male Voice Choir and Bold Brass.

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Wed, 10:38

A group named folk band of the year at the Scots Trad Music Awards will be performing their 
 fantastic tunes in Nailsea next month.

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Wed, 10:37

Legendary band Elbow will perform their hit songs in the beautiful woodlands at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer.

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Wed, 10:00

Clevedon Comedy Theatre Club’s annual pantomime will feature a modern take on a classic show next week.

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Tue, 16:30

With La La Land breaking all sorts of records, Times readers have another chance to win a pair of tickets to see it.

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Court

Yesterday, 15:35

A Backwell woman used her dead grandfather’s blue disabled badge for two years to avoid paying for parking, a court was told today (Friday).

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Yesterday, 06:20

A Clevedon man has been jailed for 13 months after he punched his ex-partner and threatened her with a hammer.

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Tue, 16:44

Three men who blew up a Post Office cash machine and made off with tens of thousands of pounds have been jailed today (Tuesday).

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse from November 2 to December 9:

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Friday, December 23, 2016

A Yatton landowner has been sent to prison after a row with North Somerset Council over where he leaves his caravan.

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Weston News

A 70-year-old woman has been missing from Weston-super-Mare since yesterday afternoon and police say they are ‘concerned’ for her welfare.

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17 minutes ago

People living in a North Somerset village are being urged to become trustees of their community’s village hall.

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11:04

In this week’s gallery of readers’ pictures we have picked out some of the best photographs of animals in Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset from the past few months...

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09:00

North Somerset Council planners have been accused of ‘ignoring’ the authority’s newly-adopted planning policy, after an objection to 50 new homes being built in Congresbury was seemingly dropped at the last minute.

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12:00

Talented budding chefs at Weston College were given the chance to use hi-tech cooking methods as part of the college’s Chefs’ Forum Academy.

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Sport

Wed, 14:34

Clevedon enjoyed a comfortable bonus point victory at Bideford.

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Wed, 14:34

Stroud gained revenge over Yatton for an earlier defeat in the league season.

Wed, 14:33

Ashton & Backwell came close to beating league leaders Wellington Town, with a late shot hitting the crossbar.

Wed, 14:32

Portishead Town winning run came to an end when Keynsham Town burst the bubble at Bristol Road.

Wed, 14:32

Nailsea United lost a seven-goal thriller to close neighbours Clevedon United.

Business

Tue, 15:45

Domino’s Pizza hopes to open its new takeaway outlet in Portishead within the next few months, the company has told the Times.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

A Weston-in-Gordano pub will host markets in 2017.

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Weston-in-Gordano
Sunday, January 15, 2017

2016: A ‘big year’ for Bristol Airport

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Bristol Airport Wrington
Friday, January 13, 2017

A North Somerset angling business will be relocating its premises to Kingston Seymour next week.

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Kingston Seymour
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A business has moved across town and reopened on the Clevedon Hall Estate.

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Clevedon

Education

10:00

Year two pupils in Clevedon have made a heroic return to lessons after the Christmas break.

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Yesterday, 15:48

Preparing students for the outside world is one of Gordano School’s key objectives and its partnership scheme is taking its efforts to the next level.

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Thu, 09:00

A Nailsea school is considering converting to an academy to give staff and students access to more resources.

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Wed, 12:00

Nailsea Town Council is backing a primary school’s campaign for a crossing on Station Road.

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Mon, 08:28

Too many multi-academy trusts are running North Somerset schools according to Government leaders.

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