Parents of a profoundly disabled girl have turned to crowdfunding to raise cash for a life-changing machine which may allow their daughter to walk for the first time.

Traffic was at a standstill on the M5 after a major accident.

Sixth formers celebrated the end of their exams by dancing the night away at their ball held at an Abbots Leigh country house.

A drug-driver, who lived in Backwell with his father, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after killing a pensioner in a crash.

Children saddled up for an annual Donkey Derby.

Gallery Pictures: Backwell School prom

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Students got their glad rags on to celebrate the end of their exams, and for some their time at secondary school.

Families flocked to a celebration of village life.

Students from a sixth form enjoyed their final day at school by dressing up as their favourite characters.

Explosives detection dogs from police forces across the country are taking part in a major training exercise at Bristol Airport this week.

Police have renewed efforts to find the killer of a mother-of-two who disappeared 35 years ago.

Celebrating 10 years as The South, and 30 years since the release of Song For Whoever, the nine-piece from Hull are returning to Bristol's Fleece later this month, and readers could win tickets to the show.

Muse have a reputation for being one the worlds greatest live acts.

Award-winning classical crossover and jazz singer Teresa De Roberto will be giving an intimate performance of light opera and show tunes at Clevedon's theatre shop next week, and readers could win tickets to see the show.

The sun beat down on a packed green, as hundreds headed to a village's annual charity fun day.

The future of many of North Somerset's transport links have been cast into doubt as the areas biggest transport group has announced its UK operations may be sold as part of plans to split them from its parent company.

St Katherine's School pupils are teaming up with three renowned chefs to host a fine dining evening next month in aid of Pill cancer charity, Penny Brohn.

Plans which would see a huge new airport park and ride facility built off junction 21 of the M5 are facing opposition by the police and Highways England.

Art rock band Guerilla Toss are heading to the Crofters Rights in Bristol on Sunday.

Muse play Bristol next week

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Genre-defining alt rockers Muse will be playing Bristol's Ashton Gate Stadium on June 5.

A weekend village café has once again raised thousands for charity.

Families flocked to a village fun run on Sunday to raise money for Wrington Primary School.

The first time I saw Dave Hause was at Portsmouth's Wedgewood Rooms in 2011, he was the opening act of The Revival Tour alongside Chuck Reagan, Dan Andriano and Brian Fallon, a tour he told a packed Thekla on Wednesday changed his life.

Wheatus frontman Brendan B. Brown quipped he was working on his tight five, while bantering with the crowd during their wonderfully anarchic gig aboard the good ship Thekla on Monday night, but I have to disagree, I think the Long Island-based band have already nailed it, and then some.

I must be getting old, I made sure I had earplugs before going to see The Picturebooks at the Exchange on May 9.

Sections of the M5 will be closed overnight for planned road works.

Councillor Donald Davies has been announced as the new head of North Somerset Council.

The number of people reportedly caught with guns and knives has increased by more than 50 per cent.

A group of teens have made an impassioned plea to Bristol Airport's Canadian backer to halt its expansion plans.

Three men were savagely beaten by a gang of youths in an unprovoked attack, which left one victim with a fractured jaw and another with facial injuries.

North Somerset Council has an uncertain future as no one party can form a majority after a disastrous morning for the Tories.

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