A leisurely five-mile walk along one of North Somerset's most beautiful stretches of countryside will be held next week to raise funds.

Gallery Pictures: May Day fair enjoyed in village

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Hundreds of people gathered for a May Day fair on Monday.

The support available to deaf people is being showcased through a week of events in Clevedon and Weston.

In The Dock

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from April 4-10:

Famous DJs will lead a music night to celebrate Portishead Open Air Pool's 10th anniversary this month.

It'll be a few weeks, if not months, before the dust settles on this set off North Somerset Council results, and Times editor Tom Wright has looked at a tumultuous 48 hours.

Portishead Independents has won overall control of Portishead Town Council.

Sweeping changes to North Somerset Council's political make-up will mean a whole host of new faces at Weston-super-Mare Town Hall.

North Somerset Council leader Nigel Ashton has blamed Brexit and the Government after the Conservatives lost control.

Several high-profile Conservative councillors have lost their seats in a day of election drama.

Polling stations have opened this morning (Thursday) for council elections.

What do country and western music and businessman Sir Philip Green have in common?

How taxpayers' money is best spent is a key part of any election campaign and with the Government cutting councils' funding, it is bound to be a big issue over the next four years.

With council elections rapidly approaching, the main political parties have made their final pitches for your crucial votes.

With councils taking an increasingly large role with public health matters, the topic is a big one to consider at this election.

In The Dock

Monday, April 29, 2019

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from February 28 to April 3:

Trains, planes and automobiles are likely to be key considerations of any would-be councillor over the next four years.

The number of teenagers becoming pregnant has significantly decreased within the past six years.

Housing has been a key issue over the past four years and is likely to be again this time around.

The candidates set to stand in next month's European elections have been announced.

North Somerset's economy does best when the tourism industry is flourishing.

In just seven days time we will all be out voting to decide who will be the councillors to represent us at district, town and parish council level.

Met Office warning ahead of storms

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Travel disruption is predicted over the coming days with gales forecast to batter the South West of England.

Rubbish dumped close to Bristol Airport was collected during a clean-up.

Plans to open a microbrewery and craft ale bar in Portishead town centre have been given the green light by North Somerset Council planners.

Thieves clambered on to a village hall's roof to steal lead in a 'premeditated' raid.

Jazz music will return to Portishead this week.

A food festival will return to Portishead this summer, after debuting by the marina last year.

The number of gun licences being requested in Avon and Somerset is soaring, prompting some concerns about how police resources are being drained on background checks.

A cyclist was seriously injured this afternoon (Friday) after crashing into a wall on a major A-road in North Somerset.

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