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Concerns over the state of a lake in Portishead has seen an online petition launched.

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Frustrated voters have called a public meeting to air concerns about the way in which the Portishead Town Council operates.

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A charity has launched a new service in North Somerset which promises to fill a gap in mental health provision.

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North Somerset Council will trial a new phone service next month which allows the public to leave a message asking staff to call them back rather than waiting on hold.

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Yesterday, 16:57

A support group to help people with their grief has been set up.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Comedian Dylan Moran will bring his stand-up routine to audiences in Bristol later this month.

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Tue, 18:59

A music concert will be held in Nailsea this weekend.

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Tue, 18:00

A Scandinavian theatre company will bring their unique take on a famous assassination to Clevedon.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Autumn will begin with a bang next week thanks to Portishead Players.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

A theatre show based on true events is heading to Clevedon later this month, and Times readers will win tickets to see the action.

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Tue, 07:46

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 19 to August 8.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 5-18.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from June 29 to July 4.

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Monday, August 20, 2018

The following court cases were head at North Somerset Courthouse from May 23 to June 29.

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Yesterday, 12:16

Clevedon Town recorded two wins in a week, one in the league and another in the Somerset Premier Cup.

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Yesterday, 12:15

Ashton & Backwell United were denied all three points by a last-minute penalty scored by Wincanton Town.

Yesterday, 12:15

Nailsea United defeated Shirehampton in the League Cup after a penalty shoot-out.

Yesterday, 12:14

Clevedon United Under-16 Girls kept their 100 per cent record with a narrow victory over Bishops Lydeard.

Tue, 17:48

Nailsea & Backwell Under-9s produced a warming performance in poor conditions at Hornets.


Mon, 08:00

Tesco could soon host a car wash service at its supermarket in Clevedon.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Backwell Swimming Club has received £1,000 to help pay for new equipment.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A collaborative initiative to improve the safety, appearance and footfall in Clevedon’s town centre has reached the six-month mark.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A Clevedon opticians spent the day fundraising in aid of national Jeans For Genes Day.

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Monday, October 8, 2018

North Somerset councillor Chris Blades has been appointed to Clevedon Business Improvement District (BID).

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Yesterday, 15:35

A village preschool will close after more than 45 years because funding streams could no longer cover its running costs.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Pupils in Nailsea have designed their school’s wall art display after winning a competition.

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Young cooks have been showing off their talents in the kitchen in recent days.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

A Nailsea primary school is celebrating after receiving a silver award for its commitment to sports.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Dozens of Portishead students have taken part in a NASA-based project.

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