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North Somerset has been blessed with gloriously hot weather recently, so make the most of it and see what you can enjoy this weekend.

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A social group for elderly people is appealing for new volunteers to help start new sessions.

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The driver and passenger of a van which killed a 90-year-old woman after crashing through a wall of her Clevedon home have been released under investigation.

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A Clevedon netball team has qualified for a prestigious tournament.

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A Nailsea runner helped Avon become national school athletics champions, beating 12 other counties for the coveted title.

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What's On

Wed, 18:00

A coming-of-age comedy drama is to be shown at the Curzon, and the Times has a pair of tickets to give away.

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Wed, 14:27

Even if you are not the biggest fan of one of the most iconic bands of our generation there are so many layers to the new hit musical The Band, which opened at Bristol’s Hippodrome last night, that it is most definitely still worth catching.

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Mon, 14:01

I have been to many Indie music gigs in my time but I have never been to one where an orchestra and choir shared the stage as they did at Bristol’s Colston Hall on Friday evening.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Burlesque will meet the great Berlin cabaret scene at Speakeasy Jazz Club’s next music night.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

A hotly-anticipated food festival will take place next month, with famous chefs due to serve up a selection of delicious flavours – and some popular bands will be performing to boot.

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Court

Tue, 07:44

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, from February 7-19 :

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A Nailsea man murdered his wife by stabbing her 10 times – and told a disbelieving friend hours before the attack what he planned to do.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A Pill teenager has been spared prison despite his involvement in production of more than half a million pounds’ worth of cannabis.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, from January 29 to February 7.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

A mother died after being hit by a car while crossing a busy road.

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Sport

Wed, 09:55

Clevedon Town finished their home fixtures with a victory over Longwell Green Sports.

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Wed, 09:54

Ashton & Backwell United take on top of the table Roman Glass St George on Saturday.

Wed, 09:53

Nailsea & Tickenham defeated Worle to reach the final of the Somerset Senior Cup.

Wed, 09:52

Nailsea United returned from Clutton with all three points from a comfortable 4-0 victory.

Wed, 09:52

The annual legends day at Nailsea United Football Club will be held on May 27 this year at the Grove Sports Centre.

Business

Tue, 14:52

North Somerset Council has agreed to make another deal for a commercial property.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

A new owner has taken over a beauty salon in Portishead.

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Portishead
Sunday, April 8, 2018

Young football players in Portishead have received new kit thanks to a donation by McDonald’s.

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Portishead
Sunday, April 8, 2018

A Wraxall company, which is one of the South West’s longest running public relations agencies, has joined forces with a Bristol-based firm.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

An award-winning North Somerset hotel has undergone a £1.5million revamp, with dozens of rooms upgraded.

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Education

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A Clevedon netball team has qualified for a prestigious tournament.

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Mon, 14:00

A stroke of good fortune and a competition entry by a pupil’s father has helped Portishead primary school pupils win lots of new books to read.

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Mon, 10:00

Hundreds of parents who took their children out of school to go on holiday have been fined.

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Mon, 06:39

Plans to build a school on the edge of Yatton have moved forward, with North Somerset Council conceding almost every school in the district will need to take on extra pupils due to the rate of housing proposed over the next 20 years.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Clevedon pupils have been getting advice on computer programming from sixth form students.

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