The number of recorded cases of child cruelty and neglect have risen by more than 400 per cent in the past five years.

The Times is appealing for book donations and gift vouchers to enable us to help schools to stock up on reading resources for pupils.

Councillors in Nailsea are frustrated their attempts to spend money on improvements to the town have fallen on deaf ears.

A devoted dad is taking part in a spin-athon to raise money for a charity which supports his visually impaired son.

Nailsea Community Speedwatch is appealing for a mobile sign to deter motorists who have been caught driving at 70mph through the town.

Magic and snow at town’s Christmas fair

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Hundreds of revellers enjoyed Christmas carols, snow and food and drinks galore at Nailsea’s festive fair.

A seven-year-old from Clevedon features in a calendar which aims to challenge the outdated perceptions of Down’s syndrome.

A children’s charity in Wraxall is appealing for more volunteers to help out.

Tap dancers in Nailsea joined thousands of people from around the country to take part in a world record attempt.

A giant elf will be causing mischief in Nailsea on Friday and shoppers can win prizes by guessing where he is.

Views from town and parish councils are being sought as North Somerset Council begins its long-awaited parking review.

Drama enthusiasts from Nailsea took part in Shakespeare Schools Festival.

Care home ‘proud’ of good rating

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A care home in Clevedon has earned a good score following a visit from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

A woman who is passionate about reducing waste is hoping to set up a new shop to help people to become more environmentally friendly.

A shop with a difference is opening in Nailsea town centre.

Hundreds of performers showcased their talent at Nailsea Festival of Music (NFOM) on Saturday.

A housing development which was approved to provide much-needed homes in Nailsea has been delayed due to National Grid.

A Nailsea couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with more than 80 family members and friends and raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

There is still time to sign up to Santas on the Run and raise money for a children’s charity.

A rescue centre in Portbury is desperately appealing for foster carers so it can help more abandoned cats in the area.

A Weston-super-Mare family raised hundreds of pounds for a charity which provides support for their son.

Four police officers from Nailsea are spending a week at a rescue centre for vulnerable girls in Kenya.

‘Antisocial’ drivers have been caught reaching speeds of more than 70mph in Nailsea town centre.

Nailsea Lions has donated £280 to the Bristol Heart Institute to thank staff for the ‘excellent’ treatment given to one of their members.

Scores of children spent hours enjoying football coaching during half-term.

Police in Nailsea are urging the community to help run sessions for youngsters on Friday nights to prevent antisocial behaviour.

Crafts and songs were on the timetable at a Nailsea church.

A project which helps people who have dementia in Nailsea has received a cash boost.

Community-minded pupils from Nailsea are helping older people to get to grips with technology.

People are being encouraged to donate their unwanted bras to raise money for a breast cancer charity.

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