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New opening hours and charges are being introduced at North Somerset’s recycling centres.

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

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Family business moves to bigger base

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A family business is moving to a bigger site in Clevedon to cope with demand for its products.

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A medical group which serves patients in Nailsea, Backwell and Long Ashton has been rated good in every area, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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No Backwell Festival for 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The hugely popular Backwell Festival cannot go ahead this year due to work being carried out by Bristol Water.

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A planning inquiry is being held to determine whether 220 new homes should be built on prime agricultural land in Backwell.

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Backwell Parish Council and North Somerset Council will fight to protect Farleigh Fields from houses at an appeal hearing next week.

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A Backwell School pupil suffered minor injuries, caused by shattered glass, after a bus carrying students crashed into a low-hanging branch.

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A former BT Radio Research Laboratory in Backwell could be knocked down and houses built in its place.

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Proposals to build thousands of new homes in Nailsea and Backwell cannot take place without investment in ‘extensive’ transport improvements, according to a senior North Somerset Council planner last week.

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A disability charity in Backwell is on the hunt for fundraisers to take part in the world’s first ever push and run event.

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North Somerset Council has defended its decision to raise car park charges for train passengers using Nailsea and Backwell Railway Station, saying it will ‘reduce the need for longer car journeys’.

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A ‘talented’ and ‘hardworking’ mother from Backwell died after falling from a cliff close to where she got engaged, an inquest was told.

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Backwell Parish Council and North Somerset Council are preparing to fight plans to build 220 homes on Farleigh Fields.

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Village leaders in Tickenham are appealing for a new road to be constructed from the Long Ashton bypass to the M5 before any new homes are built.

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Village leaders in Backwell are meeting with North Somerset Council in the hope of making two busy roads safer for pedestrians.

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Parents joined preschool children in Backwell for a Chinese New Year celebration this week.

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Getting in shape is a year-round objective and the Times has teamed up with Parkwood Leisure to offer two lucky people a two-month free membership.

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Train passengers face a huge hike in car park parking charges from April.

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