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Yesterday, 18:00

A teddy bears’ picnic has been held at a Clevedon soft play centre.

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Yesterday, 16:22

People in Pill are being warned to prepare for potential flooding due to high tides.

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Yesterday, 15:54

A developer has submitted plans to build 60 homes in Yatton – despite an identical scheme having already been refused.

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Yesterday, 12:00

People are being invited to attend two open sessions to find out more about a new digital project in Nailsea aimed at improving people’s health and wellbeing.

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Yesterday, 10:00

People are being reminded to prepare for the bank holiday to prevent them seeking emergency healthcare unnecessarily.

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What's On

Yesterday, 16:30

A 50th anniversary re-release of one of Dustin Hoffman’s most iconic roles will be shown at the Curzon cinema this week.

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Mon, 15:33

An award-winning band will embark on a UK tour to celebrate the release of their newest album.

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Mon, 11:17

A twist on the classic Ugly Duckling story will be played out in Clevedon.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

EastEnders star John Partridge will pass on his musical theatre wisdom to budding thespians in Highbridge next month.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A spooky comedic musical will take centre stage at the Bristol Hippodrome at the end of September.

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Court

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Clevedon man who sexually abused young children in the 1980s has been jailed for eight years and six months.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

A care home employee from North Somerset will not face jail despite spying on a friend getting changed at work.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, from June 9 to July 20:

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

A North Somerset primary school teacher has admitted using a chat room which showed horrific live footage of a six-year-old boy being raped.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The family of a Nailsea man who was killed jumping in front of a train say the ‘world is less bright without him’.

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Sport

Yesterday, 17:09

Clevedon Town were knocked out of the FA Cup at the preliminary stage by Barnstaple Town.

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Yesterday, 17:08

Ashton & Backwell are still looking for their first win of the season, narrowly losing 1-0 to Corsham Town.

Yesterday, 17:07

Nailsea United kept up their fine start to the season with a deserved victory over Bridgwater Town Reserves.

Yesterday, 17:04

West Backwell were just edged out of winning the Clevedon & District Bowling Association Charity Cup when they were held to a draw in their last rink.

Yesterday, 11:32

Ali Balcombe was the runaway winner of the 36-hole men’s open at Clevedon Golf Club, finishing six shots clear to win the Hawkins Trophy.

Business

Saturday, August 19, 2017

A Portishead supermarket has applied for permission to accept deliveries earlier in the morning and later at night – but it has been met with opposition.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A husband and wife team have opened up a new solicitors firm in Nailsea.

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Nailsea
Monday, August 14, 2017

Customers at a hair salon in Portishead have helped raise a significant sum for potentially life-saving equipment.

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Portishead
Monday, August 14, 2017

An annual business show will return to Portishead next month, and a Cabinet member will be the keynote speaker.

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Portishead
Sunday, August 13, 2017

The company behind a potential 350-home development in Portishead says it wants the town to be successful, following accusations its plans will ruin independent businesses.

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Portishead

Education

Mon, 10:00

Clevedon students have raised thousands of pounds by hosting a gala dinner.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Nervous Clevedon School students have finally discovered how they have fared in their A-levels today (Thursday).

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Pupils at a primary school in Clevedon have donated hundreds of shoes to a global charity.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

St Katherine’s School is celebrating some of its best ever A-level exam results.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Students and staff from Nailsea School are celebrating after improved A-level results for the third year running.

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