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How to cope with a fire in a lifeboat and being out on the water at night were among the challenges two Portishead volunteers have faced in recent weeks.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Councillors in Nailsea are against plans to transform an office building into 56 flats due to the loss of employment space.

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Yesterday, 13:00

North Somerset is home to the top coastal economy in the South, a new study has revealed.

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Yesterday, 08:15

A Backwell road will be partially closed at the end of the month due to water works.

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Yesterday, 06:13

Hundreds of people will march through Portishead today (Saturday) amid concerns for jobs in the town.

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Yesterday, 20:00

A music duo, who have experience of being part of two of the country’s best-selling boybands of all time, will be uniting for a one-off gig in Bristol later this year.

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Fri, 08:00

Clevedon Pier is getting ready to host a day packed with more than seven hours of live music.

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Wed, 20:00

A second chance to win Curzon cinema tickets to see the true story of an unlikely bond between the Queen and one of her clerks is on offer this week.

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Wed, 13:35

‘They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky’ – the Bristol Hippodrome put on a fantastic opening show of The Addams Family musical last night (Tuesday).

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Tue, 07:12

One of the nation’s most recognisable musicians will be in Bristol later this year to perform.

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Court

Thu, 17:59

A Yatton man has been told to pay £400 in compensation to a Bristol teenager he beat up on a night out.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Damp weather and low temperatures may have spoiled a few summer holidays this year – but they could also lead to a major health hazard in the shape of an invasion of rats.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Clevedon man who sexually abused young children in the 1980s has been jailed for eight years and six months.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

A care home employee from North Somerset will not face jail despite spying on a friend getting changed at work.

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Sport

Sunday, September 10, 2017

A car park for parents taking youngsters to rugby matches could be built on the outskirts of a village.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Clevedon finished the season with defeat at Downend, ending up in second position overall.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Clevedon Town recorded a comfortable 3-1 victory over visitors Hallen.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A young inexperienced Clevedon side lost their opening league match against Okehampton.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Clevedon Ladies Rugby Club were joined by ex-England player Kim Oliver for an Inner Warrior Camp.

Business

Yesterday, 06:13

Hundreds of people will march through Portishead today (Saturday) amid concerns for jobs in the town.

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Fri, 11:01

A mother-of-two has produced an illustrated guide to Portishead.

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Portishead
Thu, 13:00

A pair of technology workshops for small businesses will be held in North Somerset next week.

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Thu, 12:00

A detailed model of Clevedon Pier has been created for the venue’s visitor centre.

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Wed, 12:00

Famous TV chef Marco Pierre White paid a visit to his Congresbury restaurant this week to launch a new range of wines and meet some of his loyal fans.

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Education

Fri, 09:25

A former children’s centre, which was closed to save North Somerset Council money earlier this year, may end up costing taxpayers £165,000 – meaning its future is in ‘limbo’.

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Mon, 06:32

The redevelopment of Yatton Library has been hailed as a success by staff and users.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

North Somerset could be faced with an education ‘crisis’ in the next three years, with secondary school places set to run out by 2020.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Vulnerable children are waiting too long to get help from North Somerset Council and improvements are needed, inspectors have found.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

A Clevedon out-of-school club has been putting on a variety of activities to keep children entertained during the summer holidays.

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