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A Clevedon couple have recently returned from a Caribbean cruise in celebration of reaching their 60th wedding anniversary.

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Yesterday, 19:07
The golf club wants to build a gatehouse.

A CONGRESBURY golf club has applied for planning permission to build a gatehouse to provide additional security to the site.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Blueprints

A Victorian former care home in Clevedon could soon be transformed into 14 multiple occupation flats.

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North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 12:00
Paul and Holly Nash

Two Portishead children swam 1.5 kilometres to raise money for Marie Curie, a charity helping people with terminal illness.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Rosie on the life support machine

The heartbreaking story of a terminally ill one-year-old girl has inspired people to donate thousands of pounds to a campaign started by her family.

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What's On

A ‘whimsical’ look at the history of Clevedon Pier will take to the stage next week.

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Thu, 11:16
Ladye Bay © Ian Knox, www.geograph.org.uk

Want to take the family out but short of funds? Here are 5 things you can do in Clevedon for free

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Family days out in North Somerset
Thu, 10:52
Broadchurch by matias cornejo bunger under Creative Commons Licence Code

From Broadchurch to the film Elizabeth: The Golden Age North Somerset is home to some of England’s best known TV and film locations. Here are 5 worth visiting this summer.

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Clevedon
Thu, 09:49
View of the East Front of Tyntesfield, showing entrance door and turreted roofs of this Victorian Gothic Revival house in tinted Bath stone, designed by John Nortonn 1863-66. © National Trust Images/Andrew Butler

It would be easier to tell you what’s not to love about Tyntesfield House in Wraxall. Easiest of all would be just to tell you to go and see this magnificent Victorian gothic mansion for yourself for it’s only 20 minutes’ drive from Bristol. But just in case you need further persuading, here are 8 reasons we’re always delighted to visit Tyntesfield.

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Dart Valley Stompers

Jeremy Huggett and the Dart Valley Stompers will play at the Speakeasy Jazz Club at Clarence House in High Street, Portishead, at 8.30pm on Friday.

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Court

A GP has appeared in court, accused of sexually assaulting a patient at Clevedon Hospital.

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Friday, April 10, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

THE following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 20 and March 25:

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Paul Davis jailed for causing grievous bodily harm to a child he was looking after.

A CLEVEDON man has been jailed for severely injuring a seven-month-old child he was babysitting.

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 2-19:

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

A SERIAL thief has been jailed after spitting in the face of a ‘scared’ supermarket manager when she tried to stop him stealing wine.

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Weston News

Yesterday, 19:07

A CONGRESBURY golf club has applied for planning permission to build a gatehouse to provide additional security to the site.

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Yesterday, 17:01
Shaun Browne, aviation director at Bristol Airport.

DIRECT flights from Bristol to New York could return as soon as next summer.

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Bristol Airport
Yesterday, 14:00
Age UK Somerset cookery class for men. Tutor Jacquelene  Seel with Eddie Parlour and Roger Fielder.

A COOKERY course aimed at men aged over 50 will begin on May 1.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Beach huts on Weston sea front.

With the summer looming, Streetlife users have turned their attention to the online auction of the beach huts on Weston seafront, which began on Monday.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Two former care homes in Weston have been sold.

Two former dementia care homes in Weston, which were closed down last year amid concerns over hygiene, have been sold to developers.

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Sport

Wed, 14:54

Struggling Clevedon Town were hit for six by visitors Stratford Town.

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Wed, 14:54
Portishead Ladies' Taylor Gainey (centre) celebrates with team mates - Photo mandatory by-line: Paul Knight - Mobile: 07973 208118 - 19/04/2015 - SPORT - Football - Street - The Tannery Ground - Portishead Town Ladies v Yeovil Town Ladies Thirds - Somerset County Womens League Cup Final

Portishead Town ladies were narrowly beaten in the final of the Somerset County Cup at Street.

Wed, 14:53
Clevedon Girls Under-12s.

Clevedon United girls’ Under-12s finished the season in second place.

Wed, 14:52
Swiss Valley Rangers Under-14s.

Nailsea Athletic Under-12s finished second in the league after defeating Burnham Athletic 3-0.

Wed, 14:51
Clevedon Rugby Club.

A late try by Ivybridge condemned Clevedon to a final day defeat.

Business

Yesterday, 19:07

A CONGRESBURY golf club has applied for planning permission to build a gatehouse to provide additional security to the site.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015
(L-R) Head of Communications at Bristol Airport Tom Hack, Ground Transportation Revenue Manager at Bristol Airport Liz Macnaughton and Chairman of Arrow Cars David Richmond at the announcement that Arrow Cars is the new offical taxi service for Bristol Airport.
Photo by Dan Regan
25/03/2015

ARROW Cars has been handed a five-year contract to provide taxis for passengers to and from Bristol Airport.

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Bristol Airport
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Dave and Margaret Tansley who run an online fancy dress and party business. Pictured with Sam, Ted,  Josie and Harry the dog.

A POPULAR party accessory and fancy dress shop in Portishead has gone online after its owners decided to move out of their High Street store.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Dawn Bettney, Holly Bailey and Della Hudson at Hudson Accountants.

A MUM-of-two who runs an accountants in Backwell is calling for more businesses to offer flexible working hours to enable parents to go back to work.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Estate agent Debbie Fortune

ESTATE agent Debbie Fortune is taking her fundraising to new heights this summer with a charity skydive on June 28 to raise money for her firm’s 2015 chosen charity, Above & Beyond.

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Education

Clevedon School

Three schools have joined forces with an innovation company in an effort to raise thousands of pounds to provide modern technology for their students.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Grove Junior School pupils at the crash site.

An area of a Nailsea school was cordoned off this week after aliens crash-landed in the grounds.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Hundreds of secondary schoolchildren in North Somerset are missing significant chunks of their education and it could have a ‘lasting effect’ on their future prospects.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Abuse on social media has been described as 'typical' for teachers.

Socail media abuse has been described as ‘typical’ for teachers working in North Somerset.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015
The troubled families scheme has been successful in North Somerset.

A ‘VITAL’ scheme supporting troubled families in North Somerset has seen dramatic results in the past year.

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