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Yesterday, 19:47

Worthy causes can now apply for financial help with their work from Wrington Parish Council.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Clevedon Pier has been putting on activities for children during half-term.

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Yesterday, 15:53

In three years North Somerset Council has received close to 1,000 complaints about dog fouling – but its dog wardens have dished out just four fines to people who did not clean up after their pets.

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Yesterday, 14:42

People in Nailsea fighting unsustainable housing developments will hold their annual meeting tonight (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 12:22

Strong gusts of wind have been battering North Somerset this morning (Thursday) as Storm Doris hit the South West.

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What's On

Yesterday, 16:34

A 1960s icon is return to the stage with some of his biggest hits.

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Wed, 16:00

The third series of award-winning drama Broadchurch will hit TV screens next week as crime-solving duo David Tennant and Olivia Colman return for one final time.

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Wed, 15:32

Comedian Reginald D Hunter will be bring jokes aplenty to the Colston Hall in Bristol in April.

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Tue, 16:30

The second instalment in the worldwide phenomenon that is Fifty Shades will be screened at the Curzon.

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Tue, 16:30

Pantomime season arrives in Long Ashton this week.

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Court

Yesterday, 05:39

The mother of Nailsea teenager killed in a car crash ‘prays her life won’t last much longer’.

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Tue, 06:00

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 23 to February 2:

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Mon, 17:30

Police hope the ‘tragic’ death of a Nailsea teenager by a motorist who was over the drink-drive will act as a reminder to people when they get behind the wheel.

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Mon, 13:19

A ‘dangerous’ driver who killed a Nailsea teenager has been jailed this lunchtime (Monday).

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

A ‘talented’ and ‘hardworking’ mother from Backwell died after falling from a cliff close to where she got engaged, an inquest was told.

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Weston News

Yesterday, 20:00

Children in Congresbury made the most of Valentine’s Day by baking tasty treats and making thoughtful cards.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A holiday club provided children with a variety of arts and crafts activities to keep them entertained during half term.

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Yesterday, 16:53

Council tax bills in North Somerset will rise significantly next year as the authority tries to battle ‘savage’ Government cuts – but the 4.75 per cent rise has been described as nothing more than ‘sticking a plaster on a gaping wound’.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A Weston man has published his first novel and is hoping the town can enjoy his work.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Hundreds of jobs, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities will be up for grabs next week at Weston-super-Mare Jobs Fair.

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Sport

Wed, 20:00

Hard-working rugby players from Portishead have raised hundreds of pounds for their sports team.

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Wed, 14:34

Clevedon Town fought hard to return from Sherborne Town with all three points.

Wed, 14:33

Ashton & Backwell centre-half completed a headed hat-trick for his side in their 5-1 victory at Warminster Town.

Wed, 14:32

Portishead got back to winning ways after a couple of disappointing results

Wed, 14:32

Nailsea United were beaten 2-0 by old foes Shirehampton, as both sides go through a rebuilding process.

Business

Mon, 10:00

Nailsea town centre has received a welcome boost in the form of four new flats.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

One of the world’s most famous airlines is returning to Bristol Airport this summer.

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Bristol Airport
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A Congresbury farmer believes his business faces ruin, if an unpopular housing scheme for the village goes ahead.

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Congresbury
Monday, February 13, 2017

A Clevedon gym has donated unwanted Christmas presents and clothes to a North Somerset homeless charity.

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Clevedon
Sunday, February 12, 2017

The owner of a Yatton care home is delighted after a £250,000 extension to the facility was completed.

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Yatton

Education

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Astronauts and constellations captured pupils’ imaginations as they learnt about space.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Children at All Saints Primary School have been learning all about pirates in outer space.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Parents took part in maths day at Mary Elton Primary School.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A Portishead primary school has applied for permission from the council to put up a flagpole within its grounds.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

An Olympic silver medallist popped into Gordano School this week to pass on some words of wisdom to young Portishead students.

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