The race to provide super-fast broadband to several villages in North Somerset is heating up as a second company has stepped up to offer the service to residents in Walton-in-Gordano.

Edinburgh Fringe favourite Andrew Maxwell will bring his latest show to Bristol’s The Wardrobe Theatre on March 16.

Dozens of revellers gathered with pots and pans at a community orchard in Pill to bless the trees and the coming harvest during the historic Somerset tradition of wassailing.

One of Britain’s best live bands, the Stereophonics, will be headlining the annual Forest Live show at Westonbirt Arboretum this June.

Mock the Week regular Zoe Lyons will be bringing her latest show, ‘Entry Level Human’, to Bristol’s Wardrobe Theatre on January 25.

There are not many bands which would release a single which was also a recipe for crab cakes, but Clutch are not your average band.

A Clevedon woman has been cleared of assaulting a group of youths in Queens Square.

A choir which performed at Disneyland Paris during its 25th anniversary celebrations will be entertaining shoppers for free at a Christmas market in Weston-in-Gordano, tomorrow (Thursday) night.

Festive fliers to keep their presents in the hold to avoid the surprise being ruined at security.

Children from Pill and Portishead came together to confront the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future at a festive-themed workshop based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, on Saturday.

Star of stage, screen and musical theatre Paul Nicholas, pantomime favourite Jon Monie and Rebecca Wheatley lead the cast in the Theatre Royal Bath’s swashbuckling festive treat Peter Pan.

Improvements to a community pool in Pill look set to take place after receiving a major cash boost.

A new family show, inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s classic festive tale, The Little Match Girl, is coming to Clevedon’s The Theatre Shop.

A Portishead estate agent has donated T-shirts to a Pill-based fundraising charity choir group.

Coastal path comes a step closer

Saturday, December 8, 2018

The plan to join up a walking and cycling route from Brean to Clevedon has moved a step closer.

Pill packed for seasonal switch on

Saturday, December 8, 2018

The precinct was packed on Saturday, as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the start of the festive seasons at Pill’s annual Christmas light switch-on.

A popular Portishead pub has reopened under new management after months of speculation.

Christmas came early as Texan pop punks Bowling For Soup brought their ‘Almost Christmas’ tour to the O2 Academy Bristol, on Wednesday night (November 28).

Muse announce Bristol show

Monday, December 3, 2018

Genre defining alt rockers Muse have announced they will be playing a show at Bristol’s Aston Gate Stadium next summer.

New eateries land at Bristol Airport

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A host of new eateries and restaurants are set to open at Bristol Airport in the next few weeks, thanks to a seven-month catering project.

A grand night out

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

What started out as a small group of friends from Pill having a drink together to remember loved ones, turned into a party with more than 200 people attending which raised more than £1,000 for charities.

Road deaths lowest in five years

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Road deaths in Somerset are at their lowest level for five years.

The ale flowed late into the evening at Backwell Village Club’s beer and cider festival, as more than 250 people flocked to the annual two-day charity event.

Firefighters in Somerset and Devon spend more time dealing with false alarms than real fires.

A Nailsea woman died weeks before her release from prison, following ‘organisational failings in prison service staffing’, left her dangerous episodes of self-harm ‘unchallenged’.

A church in Backwell is set to go green by installing solar panels on its roof to make it ‘fit for the 21st century’.

Pupils at Backwell School were treated to a cookery demonstration from members of the Royal Navy.

A Clevedon man was sentenced to 10 months in prison on Thursday for possessing hundreds of indecent videos of children.

A Pill cancer charity urgently need more volunteers.

The government is set to invest more than £1million to improve pothole problems in North Somerset.

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