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09:00

Councillors in Nailsea have agreed to allocate £50,000 to pay for a crossing on a busy road where a blind man was knocked down.

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06:20

A Clevedon man has been jailed for 13 months after he punched his ex-partner and threatened her with a hammer.

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07:00

A Portishead author has released the final book in a popular children’s trilogy.

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06:00

Bristol City Football Club visited delighted fans at Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) in Wraxall.

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Yesterday, 20:00

Friday saw celebrations held in Portishead as a great-great grandmother turned 105.

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What's On

09:00

Music fans can look forward to a spectacular concert by the Avon and Somerset Police Male Voice Choir and Bold Brass.

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Wed, 10:38

A group named folk band of the year at the Scots Trad Music Awards will be performing their 
 fantastic tunes in Nailsea next month.

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Wed, 10:37

Legendary band Elbow will perform their hit songs in the beautiful woodlands at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer.

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Wed, 10:00

Clevedon Comedy Theatre Club’s annual pantomime will feature a modern take on a classic show next week.

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Tue, 16:30

With La La Land breaking all sorts of records, Times readers have another chance to win a pair of tickets to see it.

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Court

06:20

A Clevedon man has been jailed for 13 months after he punched his ex-partner and threatened her with a hammer.

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Tue, 16:44

Three men who blew up a Post Office cash machine and made off with tens of thousands of pounds have been jailed today (Tuesday).

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse from November 2 to December 9:

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Friday, December 23, 2016

A Yatton landowner has been sent to prison after a row with North Somerset Council over where he leaves his caravan.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

A woman with mental health problems was found hanged at her home in Clevedon after experts decided not to section her.

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Weston News

Police and forensics team have been at a property in Worle since yesterday (Thursday) morning following a woman’s death.

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A record number of people visited Weston General Hospital’s Accident and Emergency (A&E) department in 2015/16, with hospital staff under pressure to battle ever-growing demand while bosses continue to work on a long-term plan for the site.

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Weston Football Club has announced plans for a 3G training pitch have finally been given the go-ahead, something which its football development director says is ‘crucial’ for the club to move forward.

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09:00

A widely-welcomed extension to a bus service in Yatton has been scrapped just days before it was due to come into effect – with a dispute between the route operator and a nearby garden centre being cited as the reason.

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19 minutes ago

A planning inquiry to decide whether 150 new homes can be built on the edge of Weston-super-Mare has been told North Somerset’s lack of housing must be fixed.

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Sport

Wed, 14:34

Clevedon enjoyed a comfortable bonus point victory at Bideford.

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Wed, 14:34

Stroud gained revenge over Yatton for an earlier defeat in the league season.

Wed, 14:33

Ashton & Backwell came close to beating league leaders Wellington Town, with a late shot hitting the crossbar.

Wed, 14:32

Portishead Town winning run came to an end when Keynsham Town burst the bubble at Bristol Road.

Wed, 14:32

Nailsea United lost a seven-goal thriller to close neighbours Clevedon United.

Business

Tue, 15:45

Domino’s Pizza hopes to open its new takeaway outlet in Portishead within the next few months, the company has told the Times.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

A Weston-in-Gordano pub will host markets in 2017.

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Weston-in-Gordano
Sunday, January 15, 2017

2016: A ‘big year’ for Bristol Airport

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Bristol Airport Wrington
Friday, January 13, 2017

A North Somerset angling business will be relocating its premises to Kingston Seymour next week.

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Kingston Seymour
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A business has moved across town and reopened on the Clevedon Hall Estate.

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Clevedon

Education

Yesterday, 09:00

A Nailsea school is considering converting to an academy to give staff and students access to more resources.

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Wed, 12:00

Nailsea Town Council is backing a primary school’s campaign for a crossing on Station Road.

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Mon, 08:28

Too many multi-academy trusts are running North Somerset schools according to Government leaders.

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Mon, 06:00

Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s most senior officer will be taking public questions in a live online broadcast later this month.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Delighted children from a Nailsea school are making good use of their new studio space and cooking facilities.

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