Concerns raised about health support available for new mums.

Mums encouraged to seek support if needed

HEALTHCARE providers in North Somerset are keen to highlight the support available for new mums, after a report revealed more than half of all cases of depression go undetected.

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Police boss faces fresh probe

THE chief constable of Somerset’s police force is now facing a misconduct hearing by a panel including top police officials.

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Dave and Juliet Bartlett at the Bristol Half Marathon

Marathon task for SMA awareness

A PORTISHEAD couple will run the New York marathon on Sunday in memory of their ‘handsome little nephew’ who died at the age of just nine weeks due to a genetic condition.

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Poet Fiona Hamilton running a poetry workshop with year eight students.

Popular poet inspires young writers

AN AUTHOR and poet visited students to talk through her work and inspire young writers.

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The team of David Cooke, James Richardson and Baz Tanner.

Meeting the ghosts of Mercury Towers...

I’VE always been a bit of a sceptic to the paranormal. I’ve watched too much of Derren Brown to have anything other than a cynical view on anything purporting to communicate with ‘the afterlife’.

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Poet Fiona Hamilton running a poetry workshop with year eight students.

Popular poet inspires young writers

AN AUTHOR and poet visited students to talk through her work and inspire young writers.

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West Leigh Infant School Backwell Harvest service.

Infants celebrate the harvest festival

CHILDREN made vegetable-themed hats and learnt special songs to celebrate the harvest.

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‘Shock’ at possible job loss news

HUNDREDS of staff at a Claverham-based firm could lose their jobs after being told ‘out of the blue’ it could relocate in 2016.

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Cafe's bid to open longer to cater for more breakfast custom and evening meals.

Popular cafe could open for evenings

A POPULAR café in Nailsea is hoping to boost its trade by serving evening meals and opening earlier for breakfasts.

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Sponsor a light in memory of a loved one

MUCH-NEEDED funds will be raised toward Portishead’s impressive Christmas lights display through the town’s annual Tree of Light appeal.

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Top Hat. Photo: Max Lacome.

Top class night with Top Hat - win tickets

OLIVIER award-winning show Top Hat is bringing its Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ magic to the Hippodrome stage – and we have tickets to give away.

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Ha Ha Hood.

Robin Hood is re-imagined

ROBIN Hood is re-imagined and reinvented in a staging of Ha Ha Hood at Weston’s Playhouse theatre, starring Su Pollard alongside comedy duo Cannon and Ball.

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Ashton & Backwell defeat league leaders

Ashton & Backwell gave a five-star performance to beat league leaders Wincanton Town.

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