Almost £1,000 has been raised at a fashion show in aid of Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary last Friday.

A trailer engulfed by flames on the M5 was caused by a burning ‘fag end thrown from a passing vehicle’ – according to a haulage company owner.

‘Horrifying’ figures reveal nearly twice as many young children in North Somerset have had teeth extractions compared to the national average.

Organisers of a memory café hope it will provide a ‘community hub’ for people living with dementia when it opens next month.

A musician who made his claim to fame as co-frontman of The Libertines will be performing at a South West venue this spring.

A scheme has been launched to tackle rogue landlords forcing people to live in ‘hazardous’ conditions in the district.

A lorry transporting hay has caught fire on the M5 this evening (Wednesday).

A club has begun a series of public consultations on how to design a children’s play area – and more than £6,000 has been raised towards funding the scheme.

A beer festival has hailed its first event a success after pints were raised by revellers enjoying the celebrations last Friday and Saturday.

Beers, ales and ciders will be enjoyed at the launch of a festival this week to raise money for an ‘integral’ scout and guide group.

A long-standing church leader has left a parish and villagers say her ‘leadership, creativity and love for us all’ will be missed.

Zero-waste shop opens in Nailsea

Thursday, March 7, 2019

A woman is paving the way for plastic packaging to become obsolete after opening her first shop in Nailsea.

Tens of thousands of pounds looks set to be spent on revitalising a village, which could see a 20mph speed limit introduced in its centre.

An internationally-acclaimed film will be screened at Long Ashton Cinema this month.

A former village library is set to be replaced with a café after plans were approved by North Somerset Council last month.

A charity event has raised money in memory of a ‘phenomenal man’ who has been described as a ‘local hero’ by his loved ones.

Former rock band member of The Jam, Bruce Foxton, will return to Weston next month.

‘A blot on the landscape’, which has witnessed fly-tipping and unauthorised airport parking, has been given the green light to open for business use.

I am frequently searching for a spa destination which has the facilities, the customer service and the treatments - and I was pleasantly surprised with what Aztec Hotel and Spa has to offer.

Panto collapses after director quits

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A long-standing director of an amateur dramatics group has decided to ‘call it a day’ after running almost 40 performances – placing the venture’s future in doubt.

The popular West End musical Kinky Boots will be performed at the Bristol Hippodrome, and the Times is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

A woman has died after a crash on a busy road near the M5 this morning (Wednesday).

A busy road has been closed approaching the M5 after a ‘serious collision’ this morning (Wednesday).

Two of Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s Portishead control room staff have been nominated for national awards.

Environmentally-conscious restaurant The Ethicurean reopened its doors last weekend after its refurbishment in Wrington.

Pupils have been enjoying testing out a new play area at Wrington Primary School which was installed last week.

A couple from Clevedon are due to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary later this month.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) group in Long Ashton has welcomed the news CPR and basic first aid training will be introduced in schools from next year.

The Business Of The Year Award 2019 has been won by South West salon, Beauty Oasis Spa.

Long Ashton Parish Council has set its council tax higher than the rate of inflation as it looks to fund a library service in the village.

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