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Portishead RNLI crews were in a ‘race against time’ last night (Friday) after they were called to an incident near Portbury Wharf, where a rope was tangled around a yacht’s prop, meaning there was a ‘risk to life’.

Volunteers gave up their free time to make ‘desperately needed’ improvements to Portishead’s public golf course.


Clevedon Lions Club has helped buy hundreds of new books for a primary school library.

St Nicholas Chantry Primary School Clevedon

North Somerset Council has announced today (Saturday) that more than half a dozen recycling crews will be sent out across the district.

Portishead Carnival will return to the town’s streets in 2018, event organisers have confirmed this week.


A junction of the M5 will be partially closed this weekend to allow safety improvements to be made.

Portbury Portishead

Portishead Town Council has asked the public to come forward with realistic suggestions as to where a new skatepark could be built.


Excited pupils from Gordano School dressed to impress for their year 11 prom.

Gordano School Portishead

Hundreds of people are expected to line the streets for Yatton Carnival tomorrow (Saturday).


A North Somerset animal sanctuary is in a ‘state of emergency’, and is calling on animal-lovers to help solve its ‘kitten crisis’.

An environmental group in Pill has teamed up with Clevedon’s Curzon cinema to raise awareness of the impact plastic is having on the world’s oceans.

The Curzon Clevedon

A Portishead charity shop, which has raised more than £1million for St Peter’s Hospice, will celebrate a major anniversary on Saturday.


A wheelchair user from Nailsea is taking part in Nailsea Charity Walks to raise money for international mobility charity Motivation.

Motivation Backwell

A key road between Congresbury and Yatton will be closed for roadworks tonight (Thursday).

Congresbury Yatton

Two rural roads in Nailsea could be designated as quiet lanes to make them more accessible for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.


Glorious warm sunshine greeted the thousands of people attending Portishead Carnival at the weekend.


North Somerset Council has been criticised for ‘begging’ for cash to repair dangerous parts of Portishead’s Precinct, rather than fixing them as legally required.


A new fundraising group has been set up in North Somerset in support of Marie Curie.

Clevedon Nailsea

The chairman of a Clevedon football club has been awarded for his outstanding contribution.


A craft fair in Clevedon has raised more than £500 for a cancer charity.


A children’s hospice in Wraxall has been given a new minibus to help it continue to support families in the South West.

Children's Hospice South West Wraxall

Thousands of revellers will flock to Nailsea to enjoy the annual beer and cider festival next month.

Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club Nailsea

Temperatures in North Somerset are set to soar to 30C again today (Wednesday).

More than £1,000 has been raised at Clevedon Pride’s annual open gardens event.


A charity ball held for a three-year-old girl with an extremely rare condition has raised thousands of pounds for charity.


Clevedon children have entered a competition to create a comic strip depicting their dream career.

Mary Elton Primary School Clevedon

Next month will see a host of maintenance work take place on roads across North Somerset.

A world-famous chef visited North Somerset this week to meet fans and showcase his latest cookbook.

A North Somerset business has been named as one of the fastest growing firms in terms of international sales.


Hundreds of people were showered with paint to raise money for a children’s charity in Wraxall.

Children's Hospice South West Wraxall

The amount of money people in North Somerset can spend, after they have paid their bills, is lower than the national average, new figures have revealed.

A shopping centre in Nailsea is hoping to attract more businesses by expanding some of its units.

Ellandi Crown Glass Shopping Centre Nailsea

Public Health England (PHE) has issued further advice to people to make sure they stay safe with temperatures in North Somerset set to reach 30C today (Tuesday).

New orders to tackle antisocial behaviour across public spaces in North Somerset are expected to be ratified today (Tuesday).

North Somerset Council

A community group which encourages people to take part in activities together and learn new skills has been given a new base with the 2nd Nailsea Scouts.


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