CHRISTMAS celebrations will begin with a rather cold dip at Portishead’s Open Air Pool for some dedicated swimmers.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an assault on Monday.
FAMILIES at a children’s hospice in Wraxall will be tucking into a feast this Christmas thanks to a generous hair firm.
HAMPERS packed with Christmas goodies are being delivered to vulnerable families in North Somerset, thanks to generous churchgoers in Portishead.
CHILDREN from Nailsea tucked into spam sandwiches, rock buns and jam tarts to celebrate the end of their school project.
AN ACTION plan for North Worle has been devised by the council’s antisocial behaviour department and police to cut the use of legal highs in the area.
PLANS to build three homes in the car park of a historic village pub in the centre of a conservation area have been approved, despite objections from the parish council.
A RAILWAY repair company has donated £250 to Weston RNLI’s £300,000 fundraising appeal for a new lifeboat station.
PLANS to make a busy village road safer are being discussed.
AVON and Somerset constabulary has launched an appeal for witnesses of a car driving erratically on the M5 following reports of an alleged assault.
SOLDIERS, mice and fairies all feature in the classic production of The Nutcracker, to be performed at The Playhouse next year.
A FATHER and son attempt to save Christmas when they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh.
BEWITCHMENTS and sorcery feature in the latest fantasy book to be released by a Portishead author.
CLEVEDON Choral Society’s first concert of its 30th anniversary season, Gloria, will take place on Saturday at 7.30pm at Christchurch in Chapel Hill.
BILBO and his friends face all-out war in the epic conclusion of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (12A).
Clevedon Town enjoyed a valuable victory, but loss another game on their travels.
Nailsea United lost to Fry Club to a goal after just two minutes of play.
Portishead Football Club is looking for a manager for their Toolstation Western League side.
Nailsea United Under-16 girls maintained their perfect start to the season with another victory.
Portishead Under-11s gave a battling performance to defeat Priory Pumas 2-0.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between November 7-26:
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 21-27:
A FORMER teacher was found dead at his home just days before he was due to stand trial charged with sexual offences against children.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 7-20
NOT guilty verdicts have been delivered by a jury in the trial of a Portishead man accused of sexually assaulting and raping his ex-wife.
EXCITED children enjoyed meeting Father Christmas at a farm shop in Tickenham.
AN IT specialist had the chance to visit Downing Street as part of Small Business Saturday.
A popular café in Nailsea is now serving evening meals.
AN EXPANSION of Portishead’s marina will give more boat owners the chance to use a berth at the town’s in-demand facility.
A WELL-KNOWN pub chain is set to move into Portishead as the town continues to grow as a popular business and leisure destination.
THE smell of mulled wine and hot dogs filled the air as two Nailsea schools put on their Christmas fair.
A PRIMARY school in North Somerset has transformed the achievements of its pupils after the latest league tables placed it in the top six in the country.
YEAR five and six pupils at High Down Junior School have been crowned North Somerset girls football champions.
POPULAR foods from the 19th century were enjoyed by children in Portishead as they tucked into their very own Victorian feast.
A TELEVISION firm in Portishead is giving Times readers the chance to win free Sky TV for a whole year.
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