A man is in police custody for allegedly dressing up in sexualised clothing in North Somerset.

Police have today (Saturday) warned people to be wary after receiving a number of reports of a man acting suspiciously and 'jumping out at people'.

Households in Portishead have been left without water this morning (Saturday) with Bristol Water reporting a pipe has burst.

North Somerset Council is considering reducing the frequency of its magazine publication.

The majestic sight of Concorde will fly overhead at an air show this weekend.

Recycling and waste collections will be carried out tomorrow (Saturday) across North Somerset to catch up with delays.

A Clevedon woman diagnosed with stage four breast cancer will not let pain stop her taking part in St Peter's Hospice's Midnight Walk this weekend.

In The Dock

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from June 5-14:

There will be plenty of thrills and spills for people to enjoy in Portishead today (Sunday).

The biggest shake-up of disabled parking in 50 years means North Somerset Council is venturing into 'unknown territory' over distributing permits and preventing the system being abused.

In The Dock

Monday, July 1, 2019

These cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 23 to June 5:

The beer and cider will flow at a charitable festival next weekend.

'Mad' scheme for new homes refused

Saturday, June 29, 2019

A Yatton councillor is delighted plans for 66 homes to be built in the village have been rejected.

A guides group is at risk of shutting down after almost 50 years of teaching girls life skills.

The entrance to Backwell's recycling centre will receive an estimated £300,000 overhaul to prevent cars queueing down narrow roads.

Rail passengers are being advised they may face cancellations or delays this afternoon (Monday) due to a signalling problem.

Video PICTURES: Carnival atmosphere in Yatton

Monday, June 24, 2019

Carnival fever took over Yatton at the weekend.

In The Dock

Monday, June 24, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 15-20:

A youth club was shocked and delighted to be rewarded with crucial funding to help it support children.

An estimated 15,000 households in North Somerset will lose their free TV licence once people aged over 75 are forced to pay the annual fee.

Thunderstorms are more likely to hit the West Country next week than this weekend says the Met Office after revising a weather warning.

A mother from Easton-in-Gordano will use her son's memory to inspire her with a mammoth trek for charity this weekend.

Long delays on M5

Friday, June 21, 2019

Long delays are growing on the M5 between Clevedon and Bristol with one lane being blocked.

Poll Roof for station bridge wanted

Thursday, June 20, 2019

A roof to cover the bridge at Yatton Railway Station has been named as one of the priorities for the village this year.

Plans for 66 homes to be built on the edge of Yatton, which would 'destroy' a historic orchard, have been turned down by North Somerset Council this afternoon (Wednesday).

Poll 'Horrendous' look of new £5m school slated

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A new school, due to open in Yatton next year, has been likened to a 'motorway services' amid fears the scheme is being rushed through.

Weston General Hospital was serving patients food from the same supplier linked to the deaths of five patients from listeria across the UK, but has taken steps to keep people safe.

In The Dock

Monday, June 17, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from May 8-14:

Organisers believe their decision to rebrand one of Portishead's most popular summer spectacles will pay dividends with a massive amount of interest in this year's event.

Councillors - for a third time - are set to debate the merits of a housing plan in Yatton which would change an orchard on the edge of the village forever.

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