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Games, storytime and geo-caching are among the free activities taking place at libraries this weekend.

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12:16

A damaged van in Portishead has prompted an appeal for witnesses from Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

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12:00

Generous Nailsea residents raised hundreds of pounds within hours to help a family whose house was devastated by a fire.

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10:45

Wonderful natural pictures of wildlife spotted in Nailsea will be on show next week.

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09:00

New benches have been installed on Clevedon seafront to mark the Lions club’s 100th anniversary.

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What's On

10 minutes ago

Games, storytime and geo-caching are among the free activities taking place at libraries this weekend.

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Yesterday, 09:00

A weird and wonderful world from the wacky mind of director Tim Burton is brought to life at the Curzon

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Friday, September 23, 2016

A gripping tale of murder and intrigue will be staged in Portishead next month,

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Four lucky Times readers will be able to see the Welsh National Opera (WNO) perform a production inspired by a William Shakespeare play.

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Court

Monday, September 19, 2016

A Nailsea man has been jailed for two years for his role in drug dealing across Somerset.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between August 2-22:

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The following court cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse in St Georges between July 26 and August 2:

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Friday, August 19, 2016

A judge has told a Clevedon child sex offender he faces a ‘nasty and brutish’ future after sentencing him to years behind bars.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

A Clevedon man has been jailed this afternoon (Friday) after sexually abusing children as young as two.

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Weston News

30 minutes ago

A holiday park has raised some crucial funds for Burnham-on-Sea’s hovercraft charity.

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The Grand Pier, Tesco and Macmillan Cancer Support will try to break a world record tomorrow (Friday) – and today the Mercury is offering you a chance to get involved.

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A Weston-super-Mare carer is facing the sack after being found guilty of slapping a man with Down’s syndrome in the face and punching him in the chest.

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More than 500 University Centre Weston (UCW) students marked the end of their degrees at the weekend by throwing their mortarboards in the air to celebrate.

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Tributes have been paid to an ‘amazing friend’ after a Cheddar schoolgirl died last week.

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Sport

Yesterday, 15:08

Clevedon celebrated 60 years playing at The Vale with a hard-earned victory against Bideford.

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Yesterday, 15:06

A late goal from Willand Rovers denied Ashton & Backwell a chance to progress in the FA Vase.

Yesterday, 15:05

In-form Nailsea United gained all three points in their home match against Fry Club.

Yesterday, 15:03

Kenn Valley earned a point away to Cleeve West Town Reserves.

Yesterday, 15:02

Portishead Panthers emerged comfortable winners in the local derby against newly-promoted Pumas.

Business

Yesterday, 08:00

A family-run business in Backwell is closing as it cannot compete with the internet.

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Tue, 06:43

A former nail bar which has been closed for two years could be transformed into a massage centre.

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Portishead
Saturday, September 24, 2016

A budding chef from Cleeve has won praise from his employers after passing a tough apprenticeship course in one of the region’s busiest restaurants.

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Congresbury Cleeve
Friday, September 23, 2016

A North Somerset pub has been put up for sale – but its owners say they have ‘no plans’ to close the venue.

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Cleeve
Sunday, September 18, 2016

Domino’s Pizza has been given permission to open a new store in Portishead town centre – and will be allowed to stay open to 3am two nights a week.

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Portishead

Education

Yesterday, 10:00

Children spent the day making bracelets, bangles, shields and swords from Roman times.

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Tue, 17:00

A Clevedon nursery school has been rated as outstanding in all areas following its latest Ofsted inspection.

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Year 12 students at St Katherine’s School in Pill have won a prestigious engineering award.

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Outstanding in every area – that is Ofsted’s glowing verdict of a Portishead nursery after impressing inspectors this summer.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

A costume parade was held at a primary school in Clevedon to celebrate the life of Roald Dahl.

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