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The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from August 8-20.

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A multi-million-pound redevelopment of an inpatient unit for the terminally ill is just weeks away from completion – but public support is still needed to help reach the huge fundraising target required.

Concerns over the state of a lake in Portishead has seen an online petition launched.


A charity has launched a new service in North Somerset which promises to fill a gap in mental health provision.

North Somerset Council will trial a new phone service next month which allows the public to leave a message asking staff to call them back rather than waiting on hold.

Frustrated voters have called a public meeting to air concerns about the way in which the Portishead Town Council operates.


A support group to help people with their grief has been set up.


A village preschool will close after more than 45 years because funding streams could no longer cover its running costs.


Pupils in Nailsea have designed their school’s wall art display after winning a competition.

Torrential downpours could do little to deter people turning out to sample a tantalising selection of food and browse quirky craft stalls in Portishead at the weekend.

People will get their questions and concerns around policing answered by the area’s Chief Constable.

Trams and light rail are being considered as options to solving Portishead’s long-running railway saga, but the ideas have been slated by North Somerset councillors.

Parts of the M5 have been closed tonight (Tuesday) because of a significant problem with the road surface.

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A flight from Bristol Airport was forced to turn back due to the actions of a ‘disruptive’ passenger.

Two people were rushed to hospital after a car crashed into a Clevedon salon yesterday (Monday) morning.

In The Dock

Tue, 07:46

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 19 to August 8.

In The Dock

More sporting facilities will be built in Failand after a school’s plans for a floodlit hockey pitch and tennis courts were approved.

One of the most senior personnel in North Somerset’s healthcare service has warned a poor Brexit deal could have a ‘disastrous’ impact on services.

Hundreds of apples were pressed into juice and cider as families enjoyed Nailsea Community Apple Day.


More firefighters are to be recruited this autumn.

Tesco could soon host a car wash service at its supermarket in Clevedon.


Senior figures on Portishead Town Council have rejected claims it is trying to kill democracy by altering the way meetings are run.


Football fans in Nailsea can sign up for some extra sessions during half term.


Backwell Swimming Club has received £1,000 to help pay for new equipment.


The number of second homes being bought in North Somerset is on the up – despite an increase in tax.

Baby foal for zoo

Sunday, October 14, 2018

A Wraxall zoo has welcomed a new addition.

A retirement village is calling on more high quality care facilities for elderly people.

Volunteers behind the reformation of Yatton’s Royal British Legion are delighted by interest in the organisation from villagers.


Volunteers behind the reformation of Yatton’s Royal British Legion are delighted by interest in the organisation from villagers.


A pair of popular leisure centres will show off their wide range of facilities this month, and the Times has a prize worth a whopping £900 to give away.

Lucky charities and schools have received vital funds thanks to the endeavours of Yeo Valley Lions.

Claverham Yatton

A weekly social group which has been running for almost four decades is appealing for new volunteers to come forward.

A Portishead primary school has been chosen as one of 32 English hubs by the Government.


A circus, Apple Days and a barn dance are just some of the activities you can enjoy across the district this weekend.

A 25-year-old woman has died after being hit by a train between Worle and Weston station this afternoon (Friday).

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