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Students from a sixth form enjoyed their final day at school by dressing up as their favourite characters.

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A canoe club helped several families to enjoy paddling on Clevedon's Marine Lake for the first time.

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10:00

A mum is organising a dinner and auction in aid of Children's Hospice South West which supports her son.

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09:22

A driver led police on a nine-mile car chase and crashed into a pub wall with two children and a female passenger inside at the weekend.

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06:55

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

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Yesterday, 16:00

An Indian restaurant could add flavour and 'vibrancy' to the 'growing night-time economy' at Portishead's precinct, after plans to refurbish a long-vacant unit were revealed.

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Yesterday, 14:00

A charity quiz held in a Clevedon pub helped raise more than £300 for Mind.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

Stand-up comedian Ross Noble will bring his UK tour to the West Country next year.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Eleven acts are set to take to the stage when a popular folk festival returns to Nailsea next month.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

The life and death of a music composer with links to Portishead will be screened at a grade II-listed cinema.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

A thrilling tale of two personalities will be told by an amateur dramatic group.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

A cinema in the region will screen The Breadwinner this month.

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Court

06:55

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

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A man has been spared jail after taking a samurai sword into a pub as a 'cry for help' over the mental health difficulties he was facing.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset courthouse from May 1-8:

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A Nailsea woman who threatened to kill a homeless man after he refused her offer of chips must wait four months to be sentenced.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset courthouse from April 24 to May 1:

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Sport

14:06

Somerset Rebels reserve Henry Atkins has been snapped up by National League side Mildenhall and is set to make his debut just 24 hours after riding at Glasgow.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Following the previous week's abysmal performance at Potterne, Clevedon showed a great deal of resolve while easing to a lop-sided 112-run WEPL win over Lansdown at Dial Hill.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Cleeve were left counting the cost of a poor batting display as they came up short against Bishopston in Bristol & District League Division Two.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Clevedon Golf Club's Captain's Charity event was hit by thunder and lightning last week.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Nailsea came within a whisker of upsetting league leaders Old Bristolians Westbury at The Grove on Saturday.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Bristol Karate Academy members combined for nine medals at the KUGB Southern Championships in Crawley.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Cleeve got the better of Bristol Pakistanis in the Bristol & District Cup on Wednesday.

Business

Yesterday, 16:00

An Indian restaurant could add flavour and 'vibrancy' to the 'growing night-time economy' at Portishead's precinct, after plans to refurbish a long-vacant unit were revealed.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Three Portishead community groups will be lent a much-needed hand in the coming weeks and months, after an 'exciting' charity partnership was launched.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

A taxi company is offering free journeys within Clevedon to support Children's Hospice South West (CHSW).

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Children's Hospice South West Portishead
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Owners of one of the area's largest dental practices are retiring after 29 years.

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Clevedon Nailsea
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

An estate agent is on a mission to save struggling high streets by encouraging people to support their local shops.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Children's Hospice South West has received a generous donation from an international hotel group as a random act of kindness.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

A Nailsea kebab shop owner is 'delighted' to have regained his five star food hygiene rating.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

The future of many of North Somerset's transport links have been cast into doubt as the areas biggest transport group has announced its UK operations may be sold as part of plans to split them from its parent company.

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

A golf club has undergone a facelift after significant investment, making it more 'welcoming and vibrant'.

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Education

Students from a sixth form enjoyed their final day at school by dressing up as their favourite characters.

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Yesterday, 13:00

A Portishead youngster will be fighting for titles summer after being selected to represent his country.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Youngsters discovered how sports and activities can improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

A village may lose its toddler group if new people cannot be found to take it over at the start of the next school year.

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

More than a dozen bright students received top marks in a presentation.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

A primary school has been treated to a visit by African creatures this week.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

A £4.9million primary school has been taken under the wing of a multi-academy trust.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

'Incredibly hard-working staff' have been praised for helping a school achieve a good Ofsted rating.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

More than 70 people were arrested and £85,000 was seized by police as a result of a week-long initiative.

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