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Experts say the earthquake which struck the South West and South Wales only happens in the UK every ‘two to three years’.

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A dog has died in Clevedon from a deadly infection, prompting a warning for owners.

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A Clevedon student is part of a team running 100 miles for St John Ambulance.

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Don’t miss our weekly round-up of photos shared with us by our readers.

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Firefighters were called to Clevedon town centre late last night (Friday) after flames and smoke was seen rising from a flat.

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Thu, 18:00

An award-winning musical about a dance-loving Baltimore teenager who becomes an overnight sensation is heading to Bristol.

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Tue, 18:00

A British film set among the glitz and glamour of 1950s London is at the Curzon in Clevedon this week, and the Times has got a pair of tickets to see it up for grabs.

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Mon, 14:00

A former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) title holder will feature on a jam-packed night of action in the squared circle this month, and the Times has VIP passes up for grabs.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Clevedon Gilbert & Sullivan Society will perform its latest show next week.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

An evening of 1990s nostalgia will be held in Clevedon next week, and the Times has a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

A man who stole more than £150,000 of jewellery has been handed a five-and-a-half-year prison sentence.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

A Nailsea man accused of murdering his wife in their marital home will remain in prison for the next six months, a judge has ruled.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

A Portishead man appeared in court on Monday, days after he was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his friend in the back.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A woman who punched staff and ‘exposed her private parts’ in a Clevedon pub has pleaded guilty to assault.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

A man in his 50s has been sent to prison for a second time in just 13 months because of a long-running dispute over his caravan.

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Wed, 12:09

Clevedon Town got back to winning ways after two defeats with victory over Brislington.

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Wed, 12:09

Nailsea & Tickenham returned from Wells City with all three points in difficult conditions.

Wed, 12:07

Swiss Valley Rangers Girls Under-14s hit top form in their 6-0 victory over St Nicholas.

Wed, 12:06

Nailsea & Backwell 2nd XV emerged winners in the local derby against Winscombe.

Wed, 12:05

Gordano reached the South West Counties cup final after recording an excellent victory over Barton Hill.


Wed, 12:00

A Clevedon beauty salon has won a national award for its apprenticeship support.

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Mon, 17:00

Multi-millionaire Touker Suleyman has invested thousands in a Nailsea business after a North Somerset entrepreneur impressed on Dragons’ Den.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

A tattoo parlour has been granted permission to open in Portishead.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

A pair of Portishead mothers believe they have stumbled on a brilliant business idea which will delight parents and entertain children.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Specsavers has praised its Portishead store manager after she celebrated her 20th anniversary of working for the company.

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Tue, 06:55

New English hubs will be set up across the country as part of a Government initiative to improve literacy in schools.

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Mon, 13:00

Children are being challenged to write a poem to give their mums a treat on Mother’s Day.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Clevedon School students have been performing impressively in a national code-breaking competition.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Portishead in Bloom has enlisted the help of school pupils with a major art project it is carrying out this year.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Secondary school pupils are set to bring some rock ‘n’ roll magic to North Somerset later this month.

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