A man and a woman have been arrested after drugs were discovered by staff at a hotel near Bristol Airport.

Police have released a CCTV image of the last known whereabouts of a missing man with links to Portishead.

High art met hijinks as Living Spit brought their unique take on Swan Lake to a packed Theatre Shop.

Police have renewed their appeal to help trace a missing Irishman with links to Portishead.

A profoundly disabled girl has received a life-changing Christmas present thanks to the kindness of strangers.

The police's annual drink-drive crackdown has seen dozens of intoxicated offenders arrested.

Pupils from a Backwell school have supported the nearby children's hospice by donating food and playing a Christmas concert.

Pill's precinct was packed as families flocked to watch the Christmas lights illuminate the village.

Members of Extinction Rebellion have branded Bristol Airport's expansion plans as 'ludicrous' and said the airport is using 'dubious methods' to promote the scheme.

A very rare hybrid tree - possibly one of only two in the country - has been granted protected status.

M5 closed due to serious defect

Thursday, December 12, 2019

A stretch of the M5 has been closed due to a serious defect.

A new children's drama school held its first public performance on Saturday,

Call The Midwife star Helen George leads a new stage production of Daphne du Maurier's Gothic thriller My Cousin Rachel.

A cancer charity and a London-based dance initiative have launched a new scheme to support, through dance, women affected by cancer.

Dozens of Backwell scouts and explorers braved the wind and rain while sleeping rough for an evening to raise thousands of pounds for a homeless charity at the start of the month.

Hundreds of pounds collected at a Remembrance Day service was stolen by thieves who broke into a North Somerset Church last night.

It's not every day you see a stand up finish a show by serving the audience a three course meal - but George Egg isn't your average stand up, and DIY Chef isn't your average comedy show - it's something far tastier.

Arard-winning folk singer Bella Hardy heads to Bristol's Folk House next week.

A thought-provoking play which chronicles the perils and pitfalls of a young man attending a special needs school comes to Clevedon's Theatre Shop, later this month, and readers could win tickets to see the show.

Wizards and witches from Pill and Portishead came together with youth theatre group, Story Cellar, this October half-term to complete their training in Defence Against the Dark Arts.

A remorseless 'sexual predator' with 'an unhealthy sexual interest in children' was found guilty of abusing two underage boys at her Clevedon home.

Traffic is growing through a North Somerset village following an accident near a school this evening (Tuesday).

Statistics-loving stand-up comedian Dave Gorman is bringing his latest show, With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint to Weston's Playhouse theatre, next month.

Dark political satire The Day Shall Come is heading to Clevedon's Curzon, and readers could win tickets to see the film.

A stalker from Portishead 'bombarded' his victim with phone calls, texts and email messages over a 10-month period.

The Thinking Drinkers will head to the South West with their brand new show, Heroes of Hooch, next month.

Gallery Community orchard holds Apple day

Monday, October 28, 2019

Families flocked to a Somerset community orchard for its annual apple day over the weekend.

The wet weather did not deter hundreds of fundraisers taking part in an annual charity walk.

Backwell Parish Council is considering rewarding substantial grants to Backwell Fields and Junior Football club.

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