A wide range of vegan treats will be showcased in North Somerset this weekend.

Portishead patients will be able to quiz their doctors at a meeting at the end of this month.

A Portishead venue will host some ‘internationally-renowned acts’ this year, with hopes of raising valuable cash.

An ‘ambitious’ transport masterplan to build railway stations, roads and a motorway junction with hopes of ‘tackling congestion and supporting economic growth’ has taken a step forward.

Council to scrap landfill dumping

Saturday, February 16, 2019

No waste from North Somerset will be dumped on landfill sites from next year after the local authority agreed three new waste treatment contracts.

Calls have been made for a council to rethink rent hikes which are impacting traders on Portishead High Street.

Revised plans to demolish a pub and replace it with a petrol station have been revealed, but defiant villagers still insist it should not be flattened.

Plans to add a new lane to one of North Somerset’s busiest roads will receive the green light later this month, with hopes of alleviating commuters’ traffic woes.

James Morrison to perform in Bristol

Monday, February 11, 2019

A popular singer-songwriter is set for a rare South West show next month after releasing his latest new album.

The team behind one of Portishead’s most popular attractions has been honoured with a community ward.

A meeting to ‘reform and energise’ democracy in Portishead will not be held for at least another three months after councillors voted to put the issue on the backburner.

Two senior managerial positions at North Somerset Council remain vacant, despite the six-figure salaries on offer.

Flower show to return under new guise

Monday, February 11, 2019

Portishead’s flower show and country fair will return under a new guise this summer.

A police officer has been sacked after making online sexual advances towards children and their mother and possessing ‘extreme’ pornography.

Lido to host heated half-term swims

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Parents and children looking for things to do when the schools break up next month are in luck, as one of Portishead’s most popular attractions promises to deliver a winter warmer.

Nature class to tackle isolation

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Classes hoping to tackle social isolation by connecting people with nature have been launched.

A comedy play focussing on the trials and tribulations of staging a flawless wedding day will be performed on a North Somerset stage by a popular amateur dramatics group.

A pair of charities have been handed hundreds of pounds thanks to a Portishead group.

Youngsters at a Portishead school channelled their inner rock star to bolster their mental arithmetic.

A Portishead councillor is ‘angry and frustrated’ after he was unable to influence ‘harmful’ plans to convert an empty office block into housing.

Race night for village hall fund

Friday, February 1, 2019

People in Congresbury enjoyed a night at the races at the weekend to raise much-needed cash for a village project.

Hundreds of pounds in much-needed cash has been handed to a Portishead community group, which helps adults with additional needs.

Confusion among parents is rife after a Portishead nursery was suddenly closed.

Portishead is set to miss out on vital funding which could revitalise its struggling High Street.

A ‘formidable and much-admired’ woman who founded one of Portishead’s most prominent businesses has died.

Students from across North Somerset attended an innovation conference, with hopes of sparking the minds of budding entrepreneurs.

One of the most popular musicals of all time will be performed on a South West stage this autumn.

Portishead mum to feature in book

Saturday, January 26, 2019

A Portishead mum has told of her journey through multiple sclerosis, motherhood and business in a top-selling book.

Cameras have been installed around Portishead’s marina in a bid to crack down on ‘inconsiderate’ parking and help unreliable bus services.

A Portishead community group for adults with additional needs has received a helping hand after it faced being disbanded.

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