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Two councils are considering working together to challenge the soundness of the Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) which has earmarked hundreds of new homes for their parishes.

A scout group from Nailsea is busy preparing for this year’s carnival.

Clever youngsters of a Nailsea school have received Government recognition.

Emergency crews were called to Portishead yesterday to rescue a child with a toilet seat stuck to their head.

Avon Fire and Rescue Portishead

A group of children had to be rescued on Clevedon seafront yesterday (Sunday) while trying to save a trapped baby animal.

Avon Fire and Rescue Clevedon

A housing association which provides support to victims of domestic abuse has ended its contract, giving North Somerset Council 45 days to find another provider.

A women’s rugby team has bought new kit thanks to hundreds of pounds which were donated by Clevedon Lions Club.


A care home in Nailsea has opened a new nursing wing to meet the demand for more beds.

An ‘excellent evening of music’ was enjoyed in Failand as Avon and Somerset Constabulary choir performed classical, country and religious songs.

Police in Nailsea have teamed up with community groups to run a host of activities for youngsters on Fridays throughout the summer to try to avoid a repeat of last year’s antisocial behaviour.

A charity offering help to families in need of support is looking for new trustees.

Parents have set up a monthly disco in Portishead for people with additional needs.

North Somerset libraries are looking for volunteers to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.

North Somerset Council

Delighted children from a Clevedon primary school received 100 books thanks to generous Times readers.

Gifted young filmmakers have been given awards.

Clevedon School Clevedon

A Clevedon children’s charity has been given more than £1,000 by a London church.


A ‘committed’ and ‘passionate’ Portishead dancer has been crowned one of the best in the world after taking home a trophy last week.

A social group for elderly people is appealing for new volunteers to help start new sessions.

North Somerset has been blessed with gloriously hot weather recently, so make the most of it and see what you can enjoy this weekend.

A Clevedon man who suffered life-changing injuries in a motorcycle accident is getting back on the saddle, with the ultimate ambition of competing in the world famous Isle of Man TT race.

A Clevedon netball team has qualified for a prestigious tournament.

Yeo Moor Primary School Clevedon

The driver and passenger of a van which killed a 90-year-old woman after crashing through a wall of her Clevedon home have been released under investigation.


A Nailsea runner helped Avon become national school athletics champions, beating 12 other counties for the coveted title.

Thousands of runners will pound the streets of London on Sunday for the 26.2-mile marathon in a bid to raise cash for their charity. Here are just a few of the runners taking part:

An elderly Clevedon woman has been conned out of a ‘significant amount of cash’ after being called by a ‘bogus’ police officer.

A theatre company has become the first in North Somerset to receive funding worth hundreds of thousands from Arts Council England.

A Healthwatch report has found there has been ‘very little’ improvement in the experiences of stroke survivors using community care services in the past two years.

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a 90-year-old woman was killed when a car hit her house in Clevedon.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary Clevedon

A charity fundraiser featuring more than 150 classic cars will be held at the weekend.

An Abbots Leigh garden centre opened its revamped café during the Easter weekend.

A car crashed into a house in Clevedon last night (Wednesday) killing a woman inside.


A shopping mall should be built to save Clevedon’s ailing shops, according to a town councillor.


Victims of crime and antisocial behaviour in Avon and Somerset are being asked to share their views about support services available to them.

Dozens of litter bins have been removed from across North Somerset due to council ‘budget pressures’.

North Somerset Council

Clevedon Lions Club has handed hundreds of pounds to a hospital charity.


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