Liam Fox has backed calls for the introduction of Covid-19 testing at Bristol Airport for arriving passengers.

For the first time in its history, joint winners have been announced in this year’s Backwell and District Sunflower Competition.

Police are seeking witnesses to come forward after a 19-year-old was knocked unconscious outside a restaurant in Nailsea.

Penny Brohn UK has confirmed the appointment of Julie Worral as its chief executive officer.

A Congresbury couple will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday.

Backwell Village Show has been cancelled for the first time in its history due to the coronavirus pandemic.

An army veteran from Backwell will walk a 500-mile pilgrimage in Northern Spain for Care for Casualties, the charity for wounded veterans of The Rifles Infantry Regiment.

Avon Fire and Rescue have told Barrow Gurney residents ‘not to be alarmed’ if they see smoke in the area after crews allowed a barn yard fire to burn in a controlled manner.

A charity worker from Backwell has released her first novel, which touches upon mental health stigma.

An increase in violent crimes, sexual offences and drug offences were recorded in North Somerset in the 12 months leading up to lockdown.

The North Somerset village has had an agreement in principle for a lower speed limit for the past few years.

Beryl’s daughter described her ‘remarkable’ life which featured a stint in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during World War II.

The teacher and author discusses how she balances the two jobs and the moments her students discover her slightly risque novels.

The Unlock Your Talent festival has raised more than £9,000 for North Somerset charity, Vine Counselling Service.

Strawberry Gardens will comprise two-bedroom apartments for residents over the age of 55 and is expected to be completed this winter.

Rosie was evaluated extensively for the title and had to submit three essays, in which she discussed the future of nursing.

The Yatton site was acquired in 2018 with its original plans to build 170 homes.

The small grants aim to help people of all ages in financial trouble.

North Somerset Council confirmed a list of libraries extending the service before opening their doors fully.

The route was partly closed on June 29 and 30 due to maintenance work.

An online learning service has been launched for young musicians in North Somerset during lockdown.

Here is the chance to put those lockdown gym sessions to the test in aid of charity.

Charity YMCA Dulverton Group will host the day camps for seven weeks beginning in July.

North Somerset Council has confirmed resurfacing works will go ahead on the Strawberry Line as part of an ongoing maintenance arrangement.

It is believed the Government’s coronavirus response could mean some people are on unemployment-related benefits while still being employed.

The stores will accept donations, although will not be begin trading until a later date.

Recent NHS England figures show an increase in NHS 111 calls across the South West in May.

Wrington Vale’s first female member has transferred from another district’s club.

Wrington Rotarians have delivered PPE to care homes across the South West.

School nurses have issued a reminder that their service across North Somerset is still available during the coronavirus pandemic.

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