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Avon and Somerset’s Police and Crime Commissioner is set to take over the running of the fire service following scathing criticism over years of mismanagement.

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A Clevedon primary school has been given a prestigious award in recognition of the support it gives its pupils.

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37 minutes ago

A Clevedon care home has been praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its recent inspection.

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A Portishead company is cycling, running and swimming great lengths to support less well off people.

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Egg-and-spoon and sack racing were two of the hotly-contested events at a village’s annual sports day.

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Yesterday, 14:43

A former X Factor winner will be in the limelight next month when she takes the lead role in a musical directed and choreographed by a Strictly Come Dancing judge.

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Tue, 16:51

Win tickets to see Spider-Man: Homecoming at the Curzon cinema

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Mon, 16:39

A theme park has re-opened in North Somerset ahead of the school holidays.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A former winner of ITV’s X Factor will be performing live in Bristol this week.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

As the summer holidays loom large on the horizon, we have the perfect way to kick your child’s break into gear with two tickets to a Disney Pixar hit up for grabs.

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Court

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

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Tue, 05:58

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, from June 9 to July 20:

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

A North Somerset primary school teacher has admitted using a chat room which showed horrific live footage of a six-year-old boy being raped.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The family of a Nailsea man who was killed jumping in front of a train say the ‘world is less bright without him’.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The following court cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse, near Weston-super-Mare, between May 4 and June 8.

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Sport

Yesterday, 11:52

Clevedon closed the gap on league leaders Bath by one point as both sides saw their matches abandoned by the wet weather.

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Yesterday, 11:51

Nailsea 2nd XI fell well short in their run chase at home to Timsbury.

Yesterday, 11:51

Blue Flame Cricket Club celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gathering at the pub in Nailsea.

Yesterday, 11:50

Cleeve lost their latest league match at home to Bedminster.

Yesterday, 11:50

Claverham were soundly beaten by Keynsham to keep the North Somerset side battling against relegation.

Business

11:13

A Portishead company is cycling, running and swimming great lengths to support less well off people.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Staff at a North Somerset Council contractor have been lending a hand at charities in the district.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A clothing retailer in Nailsea has closed after going into liquidation.

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Nailsea
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Yatton Parish Council has supported plans for nine homes to be built on the site of a former pub.

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Yatton
Saturday, July 15, 2017

An ‘innovative’ wine and cider production facility could be opened on a North Somerset farm, if planning permission is granted.

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Education

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A Clevedon primary school has been given a prestigious award in recognition of the support it gives its pupils.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A village primary school has enjoyed a ‘fantastic’ summer fair.

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Yesterday, 12:00

New classrooms at a Clevedon primary school will be completed in November.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

An after-school club in Clevedon has been given an Outstanding rating by Ofsted following its first inspection.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Donkey rides, hair-braiding and tasty homemade cakes were enjoyed by families at a Nailsea school’s fair.

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