Social worker rewarded for her efforts

Sunday, December 9, 2018

A retired North Somerset social worker, who spent three decades serving vulnerable people across the district, has received a pair of impressive prizes.

Raft race organisers make donations

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Hundreds of pounds have been handed to worthy causes by the organisers of a popular Portishead event.

A hard-working and ‘dedicated’ Portishead volunteer who has spent 20 years saving lives at sea has been recognised for his service.

A decade’s old painting of an historic Portishead building has been given a new lease of life and is on display.

More than 100 Volkswagen campervans are set to cruise around North Somerset tomorrow (Saturday) to raise money for charity.

The fleet of gritters, which will salt North Somerset’s roads, has been bolstered, with ‘round-the-clock’ coverage promised by council bosses.

North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox showed his support for small businesses at the weekend, and offered advice on avenues for growth

Business bosses are ‘relieved’, after multi-year lease extensions were offered to all firms at Portishead’s under-threat Old Mill Road.

Bullying, feeling ‘over-stretched and undervalued’ and women having to work for equality has been endured by staff at Avon Fire and Rescue Service, a damning report has revealed.

A significant decline in unauthorised graffiti has been seen in North Somerset in the past 10 years.

Pupils and parents revelled in the festive cheer at a Portishead school at the weekend, with plenty of things to enjoy.

Portishead will be brimming with ‘family festive fun’ next week, as people revel in the Christmas cheer and raise valuable cash for a worthy cause.

North Somerset Council is expected to agree to spend a sizable sum of money this week, as plans to reopen Portishead’s railway line continue to make steady progress.

Joint policing talks break down

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Resources including firearms, dogs and road policing units will no longer be shared by West Country police forces.

The efforts of young people in Portishead were recognised and celebrated at a Hollywood-style awards ceremony earlier this month.

Youth hub set up at school

Saturday, December 1, 2018

A youth hub for pupils has been created at a Portishead school so youngsters can receive support with their problems.

Villagers showed off their creative skills at the weekend, as Congresbury’s heritage was celebrated.

Award for Portishead firm

Friday, November 30, 2018

A Portishead business which created a system which improves railway services has been handed an industry award.

‘Extreme concerns’ remain over plans to build houses in the back garden of a historic Portishead home, despite the applicant editing the blueprints.

Hundreds of people flocked to Portishead High Street last night (Monday) to see the town’s Christmas lights illuminated.

More turbulent weather is expected across North Somerset today (Thursday) after the Met Office issued a warning.

Dozens of jobs will leave Portishead in 2019, as a manufacturing firm exits amid uncertainty surrounding the town’s industrial heartbeat.

A ‘much-loved’ Portishead man was killed after a ‘tragic’ accident saw him hit by a car after a night of drinking with a friend.

North Somerset is set to endure a ‘very unsettled spell of weather’ tomorrow (Wednesday), according to the Met Office.

Police have stepped up high-visibility patrols in Portishead after a spate of criminal behaviour in the town in recent weeks.

New Portishead town clerk revealed

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Portishead Town Council’s new clerk has been revealed, as her predecessor moves to a different authority.

Double yellow lines will be painted at Portishead marina next week in a bid to combat inconsiderate motorists and ‘rogue parking’.

Hundreds donated to theatre group

Sunday, November 25, 2018

A village theatre group which promotes inclusivity will buy a piano after receiving a donation worth hundreds of pounds.

Villagers hoping to save a pub from demolition have received some good news after council experts raised concerns over the proposals.

Play equipment worth £16.5k unveiled

Saturday, November 24, 2018

More than £15,000 has been forked out for new play equipment in Portishead, delighting children.

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