The Government insists reopening Portishead's railway is a 'key priority' after the project was debated in Parliament.

A Portishead car park will be transformed into a block of flats, with the adjacent building also set to become housing.

A man accused of dumping hazardous waste into a quarry may have contaminated North Somerset's drinking water supply and caused £9billion in damage, a court has been told.

Dedicated volunteers have been rewarded for their efforts in Portishead with a royal award.

One BMW driver was caught speeding at 141mph on the M5 motorway, with more than 15,000 owners also caught by cameras.

National award for Portishead business

Saturday, October 19, 2019

A Portishead retailer has won an industry award.

A council has apologised for 'inconvenience or distress' after a staff email account was hacked.

An £80,000 project to promote sailing has been completed and unveiled.

Portishead's lifeboat to be refitted

Thursday, October 17, 2019

A boat which patrols Portishead's shores to keep people safe is being refitted after four years of service.

People have been urged to help shape the future of local authority services, with councillors promising to be 'better at listening to residents'.

A night of bone-crunching, slobber-knocking wrestling action will be held in North Somerset next week, and the Times has free tickets to give away to a lucky reader.

A popular beauty spot has been hit by antisocial behaviour in recent weeks, with youngsters spraying graffiti and taking drugs.

A 65-year-old woman was injured in Portishead after being hit by a cyclist as she exited a car, prompting a police appeal.

An 'unreliable' road which connects North Somerset to Bristol and the M5 appears set to receive major upgrades.

Hairdressers and beauticians will be sporting pink next week to raise awareness of breast cancer, with the support of inspirational Portishead woman.

A deal to 'achieve the ambitions' of Portishead Town Football Club is in the works after plans for housing and commercial development of the ground were scrapped.

People concerned by housing plans for Portishead have been urged to 'stand up for themselves', as efforts to block the development grow.

Hundreds of dogs enjoyed a paddle with their owners at Portishead Open Air Pool.

An initiative which could save lives in North Somerset has gone from strength to strength since it was launched five years ago.

A developer is looking for ideas after a last-minute change to plans for a retirement complex.

The clean-up of Portishead's 'contaminated' Lake Grounds may cost hundreds of thousands of pounds, with expert scientific analysis required.

Hard work from supporters of a primary school has raised 'invaluable' cash to support students' studies.

Children say goodbye to nursery

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Youngsters heading off to primary school bid a fond farewell to their nursery.

Dozens of entrepreneurs have pooled ideas on how to boost business in Portishead, with pop-up shops and a High Street day among initial proposals.

A man who raided a Clevedon shop and made off with a haul of alcohol worth hundreds of pounds has avoided jail.

Heavy showers and possible flooding is forecast for North Somerset tomorrow (Tuesday) after the Met Office issued a weather warning.

Councillors have slammed the 'financial vandalism' of their predecessors after 'shocking and shameful' decisions led to tens of thousands of pounds being lost.

Uncertainty over the future of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve could be ended as Portishead Town Council explores taking control.

A Portishead woman who enjoyed years of travelling with her husband by motorbike and sidecar celebrated her 100th birthday this month.

'Shameful' plans to change a Portishead retirement development to open-market housing have been revealed.

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