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Yesterday, 13:58

A person who was hit by a train earlier today (Tuesday) has died.

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Yesterday, 18:02

An Easter trail will be held in Portishead in April to raise money for Operation Josh.

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Yesterday, 16:43

Clevedon’s George Shelley will appear in an episode of Benidorm this week.

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Yesterday, 16:32

Train services between Bristol and North Somerset are running as normal this afternoon following the death of someone near Nailsea and Backwell Railway Station at lunchtime.

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Yesterday, 15:58

North Somerset Council has given Yatton Parish Council permission to carry out tests on a potential new cemetery site, after years of uncertainty about the project’s future.

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What's On

Yesterday, 16:30

A tragic tale of love during the break-up of British rule in India will be shown at the 
 Curzon this week.

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Yesterday, 17:46

A stand-up comedy night will be held in Portishead in May.

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Yesterday, 15:45

A rock and blues singer will perform her biggest hits in Weston at the start of April.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

A thrilling murder-fuelled show is heading to Weston.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fresh from the West End, the feel-good musical Funny Girl stunned The Bristol Hippodrome last night (Wednesday) with star of the show Sheridan Smith leaving the audience on their feet after her incredible performance.

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Court

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The following court cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, between March 3-8.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Incredible footage of a driver who sped through Backwell, Nailsea, Tickenham and Failand during a police chase has been released today (Friday).

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 22 and March 1.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 14-20.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

A 34-year-old Portishead man has this week appeared in court accused of eight rape offences against a woman.

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Weston News

Yesterday, 18:00

Hundreds of ladies were able to buy high street brands at charity shop prices at a fashion show.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Water works on a main cycle route have been unexpectedly delayed.

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Yesterday, 13:59

A person has died after they were hit by a train earlier today (Tuesday), British Transport Police have confirmed.

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Yesterday, 13:30

While Weston-super-Mare is blessed with a beautiful stretch of coastline, enjoying a seaside paddle on a hot day isn’t the only way to enjoy some watery fun in our part of the world. Take a look at our list of 10 ways to enjoy yourself in the water...

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Yesterday, 13:00

An England cricketer has opened four new classrooms at his old primary school this week.

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Sport

Mon, 09:56

Gordano School officially has the best under-12 five-a-side team in the country.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Clevedon defeated Bridgwater in the semi-finals of the Somerset Cup and will meet Weston in the final.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Nailsea and Backwell Touch Rugby Club has received a financial boost, thanks to the generosity of Waitrose customers.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Yatton 2nd XV were comprehensively beaten by Old Bristolians and remain near the bottom of the league.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Captain Oli Jones led by example as Clevedon Saxons defeated Chew Valley.

Business

Mon, 13:00

A new gym will soon be opening its doors in Nailsea.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Two business owners from Nailsea have won prizes at the Bristol and Somerset Wedding Awards.

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Nailsea
Saturday, March 25, 2017

A luxury cat hotel has opened its doors to cats in need of some comfort away from home.

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Claverham Yatton
Thursday, March 23, 2017

A Portishead photographer has opened up a new studio in the town.

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Portishead
Thursday, March 23, 2017

A barber from Backwell will be hanging up his clippers after 50 years in the trade.

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Backwell

Education

Yesterday, 15:00

Wheelchairs and hospital beds were wheeled up and down a school playground as pupils raised money for good causes.

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Mon, 09:56

Gordano School officially has the best under-12 five-a-side team in the country.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Education watchdog Ofsted has ordered a Yatton preschool to improve following an inspection.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

The excellent work of a primary school in keeping children and families safe online has been recognised.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Talented artists at Clevedon School have entered into a national competition.

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