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Shop owners are calling for action to be taken against the ‘blatant disregard’ of drivers parking on a pavement in Clevedon.

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33 minutes ago
The team once they had made it to Paris.

Two Nailsea cyclists were part of a mammoth fundraising cycle ride carried out by Alliance Homes.

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07:41
Portishead Tennis Club's young players dressed as Minions for the session.

An end-of-term tennis session had an unusual look, as the Minions came to play.

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07:42
The careers event was held at Gordano School.

With the school year coming to an end, it is understandable that pupils in Portishead have been thinking about their futures.

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Gordano School
Yesterday, 16:00
Town council clerk Ian Morrell with North Somerset Council's town planning officer Kate Hood and Gordon Bennett, chairman of Nailsea and District Footpath Group.

A map detailing the paths around Nailsea has been drawn up to encourage people to walk and cycle more.

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What's On

Sunday, July 26, 2015

A ‘quintessentially English’ garden party will be held by Clevedon Pride next month.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Curzon cinema

Free hands-on coding workshops for children will be held in Clevedon next week.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Inside Out

With the school holidays under way, the Times has two Curzon tickets up for grabs for a film guaranteed to keep children entertained.

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The Curzon
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Ben and Holly.

With the school holidays almost upon us, the Times and the Bristol Hippodrome have joined forces to offer our youngest readers a great prize this summer.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
South Pacific

Clevedon Light Opera Club will perform a classic wartime musical.

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Court

Friday, July 24, 2015

A van driver was three times over the drink-drive limit when he jumped a red light, hitting and killing a Clevedon woman.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

A Long Ashton man has been sentenced to three years in prison for committing sexual offences relating to a schoolgirl.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between May 19 and July 6:

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Friday, July 10, 2015

An ‘irresponsible’ Portishead takeaway owner has been jailed for allowing his staff to live in a ‘death trap’.

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Portishead
Saturday, June 27, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

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

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Weston News

Weston-super-Mare

A WESTON man, who was forced to stop working due to a number of ‘frustrating’ health problems, has been able to return to his much-loved entertainment career after being unable to work for five years.

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An artist's impression of the Dolphin Square development.

A BRAZILIAN restaurant chain is the latest business to sign up to the £45million Dolphin Square development.

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Weston Children's Centre activities and messy play in Weston Town Quarry.

SERVICES for young people including youth offending and support for pregnant teenagers has been cut by nearly half in the past five years.

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16 minutes ago
Year six leavers  celebration, Herons Moor Academy.

ANOTHER school year has ended and year six students are preparing to start secondary school in September.

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POLICE are working to reduce rural crime in Cheddar by signing people up to farm and horse watch schemes.

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Sport

07:41

An end-of-term tennis session had an unusual look, as the Minions came to play.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Will Lathrope.

A North Somerset veterinary group has handed hundreds of pounds to help a 12-year-old minibike racer get up to speed.

Portishead
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Robbie Hoffeldt.

Robbie Hoffeldt helped Claverham to another victory with an unbeaten century against Bristol West Indies.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Failand & Portbury defeat Barrow Gurney by 42 runs in a low-scoring encounter.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Portishead Cricket Club Under-9s.

Portishead Under-9s finished their season at the Hanham cricket festival.

Business

33 minutes ago

Two Nailsea cyclists were part of a mammoth fundraising cycle ride carried out by Alliance Homes.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Will Lathrope.

A North Somerset veterinary group has handed hundreds of pounds to help a 12-year-old minibike racer get up to speed.

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Portishead
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The applicant feels the watersports plan would benefit Portishead.

A watersports facility proposed for Portishead would be a ‘nightmare’, according to a district and town councillor.

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Portishead
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The kiosk has been refused planning permission.

Plans to build a refreshments kiosk on grassland near Portishead marina have been rejected by North Somerset Council.

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Portishead
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The team of eight will jet off to Japan later this month.

Eight teenagers from Gordano Scout District are preparing to fly half way around the world this summer.

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Education

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Gordano School

With the school year coming to an end, it is understandable that pupils in Portishead have been thinking about their futures.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Roundabouts Preschool, Clevedon celebrating Good Ofsted rating.

Staff at a Clevedon preschool have dedicated its latest Ofsted report to its founder after she died this month.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Students investigate careers in engineering at GE Oil and Gas.

Three Backwell students were given an insight into engineering following a trip to GE Oil and Gas, based in Nailsea.

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Backwell School
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Sports Prizes St Joesphs Primary School Portishead.

Sporting excellence was rewarded at a Portishead school before the end of term.

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Friday, July 17, 2015
Fencing Instructor John Mason with students.

Archery, fencing and croquet were on the timetable for pupils at Golden Valley Primary School.

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