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More than 20 new homes will be built in Clevedon, after a developer used Government legislation to convert offices into housing without requiring planning permission.

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Yesterday, 18:00

An 86-year-old Clevedon man will be part of a world record skydiving attempt.

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Yesterday, 16:02

Police have seized cannabis plants and growing equipment after swooping to search a house in Nailsea.

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Yesterday, 08:45

A Clevedon nursing home was left in ‘turmoil’ when it started looking after hospital patients.

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Yesterday, 07:12

New homes could be built on land in Long Ashton.

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What's On

Sunday, May 21, 2017

A British musical honouring Hollywood’s glorious era of silence pictures is being staged at Backwell Playhouse at the end of this month.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

A woman is visited by the ghost of her late husband in Nailsea Little Theatre’s latest production which will be staged over the coming 10 days.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

A legendary West Country band, who incredibly topped the UK music charts in the 1970s, are certain to entertain in Bridgwater this weekend.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

North Somerset Arts week may have drawn to a close earlier this month, but that did not stop the creative juices to continue flowing in Portishead.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A man is forced to change after being haunted by his past in this week’s main Curzon film.

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Court

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A 31-year-old man from Nailsea ‘stalked’ school girls in sweet aisles and filmed up their skirts.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A family support worker sold an adopted child’s address to her mother to pay for a holiday to the Dominican Republic.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The family of a man who took his own life have paid tribute to an ‘amazing, talented and intelligent man’ who was ‘tortured by his brain’.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The following cases were held at North Somerset Courthouse near Weston-super-Mare from April 19 to May 4:

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Friday, May 12, 2017

A Nailsea drug dealer will not face prison unless he re-offends despite police finding large amounts of cocaine at his home, a Bristol Crown Court judge has ruled.

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Sport

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Portishead Town Ladies secured a league and cup double after defeating Pen Mill 4-3 after extra time in the cup final.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A batting masterclass from Clevedon’s Mazoor Khan helped his side to a fine victory over reigning WEPL champions Bath.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Claverham won their first-ever Premier 2 match with an excellent all-round performance against Lansdown.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Nailsea chased down Bristol West Indians Phoenix’s imposing total with just four balls to spare.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Backwell Flax Bourton recorded back-to-back victories with a fine team performance at Bristol Civil Service.

Business

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Concerns have been raised over plans to demolish a historic North Somerset pub and replace it with a petrol station and convenience store.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

An international aerospace firm has sold off the North Somerset arm of its business and put is Claverham site on the market.

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Claverham
Monday, May 15, 2017

A new restaurant will open in Clevedon next month.

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Clevedon
Saturday, May 13, 2017

A former restaurant in Claverham has been put up for sale.

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Claverham
Friday, May 5, 2017

Three not-for-profit groups have earned themselves a share of thousands of pounds thanks to a shopping scheme in Yatton.

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Yatton

Education

Sunday, May 21, 2017

A Portishead primary school has been handed hundreds of pounds as a thank you for a fundraising concert it took part in last year.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Almost 100 runners took to the streets of Clevedon on Sunday to race and raise money for a school’s library appeal.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Yeo Moor Primary School pupils have enjoyed a visit to Cadbury World.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

A former actor and historian has released a book about life during World War Two.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

A talented dance troop has made it to the national finals of the Great Big Dance Off competition.

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