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A new charge on developers to help fund infrastructure projects across North Somerset has come into force.

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Wassailing events are still occurring this weekend, and there are plenty of other exciting events for you to enjoy across North Somerset.

Two members have joined Portishead Lions and 
are getting stuck in with the organisation’s fundraising events.


Whistles, calls and drums could be heard in a North Somerset village this weekend as residents blessed the trees in the annual wassail event.

Specsavers has praised its Portishead store manager after she celebrated her 20th anniversary of working for the company.


Councillors have agreed to spend thousands of pounds making improvements to a busy Nailsea road where a blind pensioner was hit by a car.

North Somerset’s leading councillor has launched a public attack on his own party by slamming the Government’s era of austerity for treating elderly people ‘without respect’.

An expert in big cat sightings in the UK is giving a talk on his work in Nailsea on Saturday.


The North Somerset Times has donated 100 new books to a Portishead school to boost its library stocks for young readers.

Books For Schools Portishead

Villagers will today (Thursday) cast votes on whether they wish to adopt a neighbourhood plan.


A village hall has enjoyed a great transformation after its band of volunteers received a grant of more than £10,000.


A Portishead family have raised tens of thousands of pounds in the wake of their eight-year-old son dying from a brain tumour.

A five-year-old boy has raised more than £100 for a Perthes disease charity.


Clevedon’s Curzon cinema is celebrating the most successful year in its 106-year history.

The Curzon Clevedon

A world champion windsurfer visited preschoolers as new sports equipment was delivered.


Strong winds and heavy rain is set to batter the North Somerset coastline overnight (Wednesday).

Scaled-back plans to build almost 70 homes where children used to play rugby have gone public.


School and road schemes in North Somerset will be overseen by a new head of major projects.

Nine volunteers worked together to clear a well-used path in Portbury on Saturday.

Weather forecasters believe North Somerset could see snow fall over the next 24 hours.

Some winter-time magic will cast a bright glow over Portishead next month.


A planning appeal decision in Backwell which could have repercussions for neighbourhood plans across the country has been delayed again.

A collision on the M5 between Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon has caused traffic delays of up to an hour this morning (Tuesday).


A property developer has snapped up a factory site in Claverham – just days before villagers vote on how they want to see the area evolve over the next decade.


Volunteers are counting up the thousands of pounds raised through charitable activities carried out in recent weeks.


A new nursery has opened in Wraxall.

Health and fitness classes are being offered by Age UK Somerset in Portishead in a bid to improve wellbeing.


Three schools in Clevedon will reopen today (Monday) following the water contamination problems suffered in recent days.


Water supplies are now safe to drink following a sickness bug contamination.

Clevedon Claverham Cleeve

A man will be appear in court today (Monday) accused of a string of sexual offences.


One of the darkest times in North Somerset history will be explored in an expert talk for a Yatton group later this month.

St Peter’s Hospice’s £1.5million fundraising appeal has been handed a boost by Portishead Rotary Club.

Room To Care Appeal Portishead

Bristol Airport’s plans to expand its services has received criticism from some North Somerset villagers during its public consultation.

Swimmers in Portishead are being urged to do something amazing and take part in one of its biggest charity events.


Villagers are being urged to give up five minutes to secure Claverham’s long-term future.


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