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Yesterday, 14:24

An accident is causing delays on the M5 this afternoon (Friday).

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Yesterday, 11:55

Flower shows, village fairs and a dog show will all take place across North Somerset this weekend.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A sports club in Nailsea wants to install floodlights at its grounds to cope with its swelling numbers.

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Thu, 16:00

A fundraising game was held in memory of a Clevedon man for the 'football club he loved' at the weekend.

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Thu, 15:21

Pupils in Worle celebrated their 'record' GCSE results this morning (Thursday), with students among the country's top performers.

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Thu, 14:50

Nailsea School has praised its hardworking students for achieving 'excellent' GCSE results.

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Thu, 14:38

Clevedon School students received 'outstanding' GCSE results today (Thursday), as years of hard work were rewarded with top grades.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

Critically-acclaimed comedian Mark Watson is heading to Bristol with his new stand-up show in the autumn.

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Wed, 17:55

A Mexican film will be shown at a Clevedon cinema, and Times readers could win tickets to the action.

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Tue, 17:55

A British Army veteran will tell stories from his time in the forces this week.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Big names will be performing at a music festival in Bristol at the end of the month.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Big names will be performing at a music festival in Bristol at the end of the month.

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Court

Wed, 08:19

An autistic man whose 'mental abilities are well below his stated age' was spared prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing hundreds of child abuse images.

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Mon, 06:31

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 10-31:

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

A Portishead man was spared jail despite assaulting two police officers and fleeing custody.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from June 27 to July 12:

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A former bank manager from Clevedon, who stole more than £100,000 from his employer over three years, has been jailed.

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Sport

Yesterday, 21:40

Michael Klinger marked probably his last innings at the Bristol County Ground with a match-winning 74 to lead Gloucestershire to a vital 25-run Vitality Blast win over arch-rivals Somerset.

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Yesterday, 17:30

Third-placed Somerset face the sternest of tests when they travel to runaway SGB Championship league leaders Leicester on Saturday.

Thu, 07:32

Sheffield may well be the City of Steel but it was Somerset who had nerves made of it as for the second successive home meeting they claimed a heat 15 maximum to send their opponents home pointless.

Thu, 07:22

Somerset's pursuit for a maiden County Championship title remains on course after they defeated Warwickshire by five wickets on day four at Edgbaston.

Wed, 12:00

Clevedon Town came from two goals down to earn a point against Shepton Mallet in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division on Saturday.

Wed, 10:00

Four points, two places and Redcar separate the Somerset 'Cases' Rebels from fellow play-off hopefuls Sheffield with the two sides meeting at the Oak Tree Arena on Wednesday night.

Wed, 09:00

Portishead Town claimed all three points after a 2-1 win at Toolstation Western League Division One rivals Almondsbury.

Business

Thu, 14:00

Villagers flocked to one of Redhill's vintage vehicle summer meets.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

A popular TV presenter officially opened Nailsea's newest retirement home.

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Nailsea
Friday, August 9, 2019

Greggs bakery has re-opened its doors in Nailsea after a major expansion.

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Nailsea
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

A children's charity in Wraxall has benefited from a £1,000 donation from a housebuilder.

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Children's Hospice South West
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

A company has removed abandoned trolleys in rhyne after Portishead residents raise concerns for the environment.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

North Somerset Council has been recognised as the top performing authority in the West of England for completing planned food inspections.

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North Somerset Council
Friday, August 2, 2019

A famous chef will be coming to Congresbury this month.

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Congresbury

Education

Thu, 15:21

Pupils in Worle celebrated their 'record' GCSE results this morning (Thursday), with students among the country's top performers.

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Thu, 14:50

Nailsea School has praised its hardworking students for achieving 'excellent' GCSE results.

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Thu, 14:38

Clevedon School students received 'outstanding' GCSE results today (Thursday), as years of hard work were rewarded with top grades.

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Thu, 14:26

Students, parents and teachers are celebrating after Priory Community School (PCSA) achieved impressive GCSE results this morning (Thursday).

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Thu, 13:09

Backwell is celebrating after students achieved impressive GCSE results.

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Thu, 12:19

Gordano School has achieved record-breaking GCSE results today (Thursday), with the number of passes at an all-time high.

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Thu, 10:04

St Katherine's School says its GCSE students have performed extremely well despite facing 'tougher' exams this year.

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Thu, 07:50

Nervous year 11 students are today (Thursday) discovering how they fared in their GCSE exams.

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Tue, 07:00

An increasing number of pupils were excluded from schools in North Somerset last year for assaulting adults.

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