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A person who was hit by a train earlier today (Tuesday) has died.

North Somerset Council has given Yatton Parish Council permission to carry out tests on a potential new cemetery site, after years of uncertainty about the project’s future.


An Easter trail will be held in Portishead in April to raise money for Operation Josh.


Clevedon’s George Shelley will appear in an episode of Benidorm this week.


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.

Backwell Nailsea

Wheelchairs and hospital beds were wheeled up and down a school playground as pupils raised money for good causes.


A chiropractor clinic could open at the site of a former playgroup and café in the centre of Clevedon.


Great Western Railway has confirmed a person has been hit by a train at Nailsea and Backwell station today (Tuesday).

Weston Hospicecare, which provides care to people with life-limiting illnesses, has appointed a new chief executive.

Traffic is queueing on the motorway this morning (Tuesday) after an earlier accident between Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon.

A children’s charity has been given hundreds of pounds by a North Somerset band.

Children's Hospice South West

Spring flowers will be brightening up Nailsea School at the horticultural society’s annual show on April 1.


A new gym will soon be opening its doors in Nailsea.


A surgery has been praised for referring patients to the gym, slimming groups and voluntary work to improve their health.


Gordano School officially has the best under-12 five-a-side team in the country.


Young people in Long Ashton have been giving their views on a proposed skatepark for the village.

Long Ashton

The green light has been given to a developer’s scheme to build more than 120 apartments near Portishead marina.


Ofsted: Preschool needs to improve

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Education watchdog Ofsted has ordered a Yatton preschool to improve following an inspection.


The excellent work of a primary school in keeping children and families safe online has been recognised.


Talented artists at Clevedon School have entered into a national competition.

Clevedon School Clevedon

Churches in Nailsea and Wraxall are looking for a home for a Syrian family in the area.


Two business owners from Nailsea have won prizes at the Bristol and Somerset Wedding Awards.


Nailsea Carnival and fair is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.


An artist’s impression has been released revealing a potential new look for Long Ashton’s Royal British Legion building.

Attempts are being made to slow traffic down in Portishead.


A luxury cat hotel has opened its doors to cats in need of some comfort away from home.

Claverham Yatton

Football fans have donated hundreds of pounds to the Rotary Club of Clevedon Yeo.


Plans to build a nursery for up to 26 children at a Long Ashton primary school have been submitted.

North Somerset Council Long Ashton

Campaigners fighting plans to develop an area of Wrington have hit out at a developer’s second attempt to gain planning permission for the site.


Portishead could see 35 flats built across two blocks, if new development plans are approved.


Static cycle to help MS centre

Friday, March 24, 2017

A Pill multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer is urging residents to join her on a 24-hour bike-a-thon.


Organisers behind a new hub for Nailsea will address people’s health issues through different approaches including support groups and art and music therapy.


Children in Yatton were taught about religion in a fun and friendly manner at a messy church event.


Rocket science has kept primary school pupils from Portbury busy in recent weeks.


‘Fantastic’ staff at Weston General Hospital have been praised by Healthwatch North Somerset.

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