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A heroic outlaw and his band of merry men took centre stage at a production of Robin Hood in Nailsea.

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Yesterday, 19:51

Kenn Road has been partially blocked due to a two-vehicle accident.

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Yesterday, 17:23
The year six pupils at Portishead's High Down Junior School finished sixth in the national final.

Year six girls at Portishead’s High Down Junior School travelled to Sheffield to compete in the national schools swimming final.

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Yesterday, 16:10
Rainbows from groups in Yatton, Congresbury, Wrington, Churchill and Blagdon took part in their first sleepover. Photo by Russell Sach.

Rainbows took part in their first division sleepover.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Jack Barnes and Lauren Hawkins who's designs where chosen.

An internationally-acclaimed artist has been working alongside Nailsea School pupils to create a willow structure.

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Nailsea School

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

A tribute act to one of the word’s most famous bands will perform on the Grand Pier in Weston next week.

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Dee Miles

A talented Zambia-born artist will host an exhibition of her work at the Curzon cinema next week.

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The Curzon
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Dreamboats and Miniskirts: Summer In The City. Credit: Darren Bell Photography.

The sequel to the hit musical Dreamboats And Petticoats is about to land on the stage at Bristol’s Hippodrome – and you could win tickets courtesy of the Times.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Melissa McCarthy in Spy (15).

The Times has teamed up with the Curzon once again this week to bring you the chance to win tickets to the hilarious Spy (15)

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The Curzon
Friday, June 26, 2015
Ardal O'Hanlon is heading to the South West on July 1.

Funny Irishman Ardal O’Hanlon is heading to the South West next week.

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Court

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A family barbecue turned sour when a man headbutted his sister-in-law.

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Monday, June 15, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A Portishead man has been handed a suspended prison sentence after headbutting a work colleague on a night out.

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Friday, June 5, 2015
Bristol Crown Court.

Four men who attempted to rob Pill Post Office, brandishing weapons including a meat cleaver, have been sent to prison this afternoon (Friday).

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Friday, June 5, 2015

A dishonest solicitor from North Somerset has been struck off after it was discovered more than £230,000 of clients’ money was missing from his firm’s bank account.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between March 26 and April 20:

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Weston News

2 minutes ago

MOTORISTS who park in illegally or without consideration for other drivers will soon find their cars branded with large yellow signs.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Samantha Sleeman in the mermaid costume.

A CREATIVE teenager has made a bespoke mermaid costume and used it to spread the word about the Weston’s Top Model competition.

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Yesterday, 17:00
1st Uphill Cub Scouts in the stocks.

THOUSANDS of pounds were raised during a village’s annual family fun weekend.

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Yesterday, 16:39
Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, UK (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Paramedics and a community responder have treated a person near black rock in Cheddar Gorge after an incident occurred at around 2:20pm this afternoon.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Barbara Cullen, Mary Williams, Marie Augustine and Norma Steele
BLEADON pictures of the street party in Coronation Road, 1940s-themed to celebrate VE day and VJ day (BP)
27,06,2015

OUT came the bunting and the platters of sandwiches for a village-wide celebration which took place this weekend.

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Sport

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Two North Somerset football clubs have joined forces paving the way for new facilities to be built.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Noelle Finch

Clevedon windsurfer Noelle Finch has started the new season strongly at two senior international events.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Sam Waring.

All three Claverham sides won their games last weekend, with the 1st XI remaining top of the league.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Sam Jervis.

It was a day to remember for Nailsea 2nd XI bowler Sam Jervis, who took 6-28.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Generic Bowls. Ref exsp 1139-26-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Latest scores and results from the local bowling clubs.

Business

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Yatton

A medical emergency team in Yatton has thanked staff from Mercedes-Benz after receiving a new response car.

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Saturday, July 4, 2015
Wayne Hill, Poppy Steele and Tracy Taylor celebrate after their latest award win.

A Broad St Hair employee scooped an award at Weston College’s awards night on June 24 at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Stuart Howe with a beer

What could be the best volunteering job in the world is being advertised in Wrington.

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Wrington
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A multi-million pound extension to Bristol Airport will open early next month, with bosses revealing new businesses have signed up to be a part of the larger terminal.

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Bristol Airport
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Government will allow a £1billion tidal lagoon to be built in the Severn Estuary but too many copycat schemes could threaten jobs in North Somerset, according to a leading employer.

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Portishead

Education

Yesterday, 17:23

Year six girls at Portishead’s High Down Junior School travelled to Sheffield to compete in the national schools swimming final.

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Yesterday, 16:10
Rainbows from groups in Yatton, Congresbury, Wrington, Churchill and Blagdon took part in their first sleepover. Photo by Russell Sach.

Rainbows took part in their first division sleepover.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Jack Barnes and Lauren Hawkins who's designs where chosen.

An internationally-acclaimed artist has been working alongside Nailsea School pupils to create a willow structure.

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Nailsea School
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Ellie Herring

A Clevedon School student has won a bricklaying competition, beating competitors from across the South West.

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Clevedon School
Friday, July 3, 2015
Gordano School Year 13 pupils gathering for their prom.

Smart suits and attractive dresses were the order of the day as Gordano School held its second prom.

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Portishead

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