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Yesterday, 17:00

CHRISTMAS celebrations will begin with a rather cold dip at Portishead’s Open Air Pool for some dedicated swimmers.

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Yesterday, 15:50

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an assault on Monday.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Wayne Hill from Broad Community Trust handing over a donation to Children's Hospice South West.

FAMILIES at a children’s hospice in Wraxall will be tucking into a feast this Christmas thanks to a generous hair firm.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Volunteers with the hampers they have prepared.

HAMPERS packed with Christmas goodies are being delivered to vulnerable families in North Somerset, thanks to generous churchgoers in Portishead.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Children enjoying ham tarts and spam sandwiches at a VE Day party.

CHILDREN from Nailsea tucked into spam sandwiches, rock buns and jam tarts to celebrate the end of their school project.

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Weston News

Yesterday, 20:00

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.

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Yesterday, 18:00

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.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Macrail staff donate to the RNLI.

A RAILWAY repair company has donated £250 to Weston RNLI’s £300,000 fundraising appeal for a new lifeboat station.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Green man.

PLANS to make a busy village road safer are being discussed.

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Yesterday, 15:51

AVON and Somerset constabulary has launched an appeal for witnesses of a car driving erratically on the M5 following reports of an alleged assault.

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What's On

Wed, 09:47

SOLDIERS, mice and fairies all feature in the classic production of The Nutcracker, to be performed at The Playhouse next year.

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Wed, 09:47
Get Santa

A FATHER and son attempt to save Christmas when they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014
Author Di Toft with her new book, Cat Magick.

BEWITCHMENTS and sorcery feature in the latest fantasy book to be released by a Portishead author.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

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.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Hobbit

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).

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Sport

Wed, 15:08

Clevedon Town enjoyed a valuable victory, but loss another game on their travels.

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Wed, 15:07
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Nailsea United lost to Fry Club to a goal after just two minutes of play.

Wed, 15:07
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Portishead Football Club is looking for a manager for their Toolstation Western League side.

Wed, 15:06
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Nailsea United Under-16 girls maintained their perfect start to the season with another victory.

Wed, 15:03
Bobby Gould.

Portishead Under-11s gave a battling performance to defeat Priory Pumas 2-0.

Court

Tue, 10:00

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between November 7-26:

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Thursday, November 6, 2014
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 21-27:

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

A FORMER teacher was found dead at his home just days before he was due to stand trial charged with sexual offences against children.

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Monday, November 3, 2014
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 7-20

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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.

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Business

Tue, 16:17

EXCITED children enjoyed meeting Father Christmas at a farm shop in Tickenham.

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Saturday, December 13, 2014
Bill Quinn at 10 Downing Street

AN IT specialist had the chance to visit Downing Street as part of Small Business Saturday.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Cafe opens as bistro during the evenings.

A popular café in Nailsea is now serving evening meals.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

AN EXPANSION of Portishead’s marina will give more boat owners the chance to use a berth at the town’s in-demand facility.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
An impression of how the new development will look.

A WELL-KNOWN pub chain is set to move into Portishead as the town continues to grow as a popular business and leisure destination.

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Education

Yesterday, 10:00

CHILDREN from Nailsea tucked into spam sandwiches, rock buns and jam tarts to celebrate the end of their school project.

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Hannah More and Grove Junior schools, Nailsea, joint Christmas fair.

THE smell of mulled wine and hot dogs filled the air as two Nailsea schools put on their Christmas fair.

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Tickenham Primary School celebrating brilliant results.

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.

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Tue, 16:00
The High Down girls football team

YEAR five and six pupils at High Down Junior School have been crowned North Somerset girls football champions.

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Tue, 15:00
Victorian masterchefs, Mia, Louie, Ethan and Jonny.

POPULAR foods from the 19th century were enjoyed by children in Portishead as they tucked into their very own Victorian feast.

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Competitions

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A TELEVISION firm in Portishead is giving Times readers the chance to win free Sky TV for a whole year.

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