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More than 60 singers took part in Portishead Festival of Song online to raise more than £500 towards a church redevelopment project.

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Care home residents are being reunited with their loved ones after weeks apart in Nailsea, thanks to a Covid-19 proof visitors’ room.

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Yesterday, 12:09

North Somerset Council’s licensing team has been working with hospitality businesses to enable them to reopen safely this weekend.

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Yesterday, 10:54

Police are expecting a busy weekend as pubs and restaurants open for the first time in three months.

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Yesterday, 09:00

Thousands of North Somerset women missed their last smear test and health leaders fear the pandemic will prevent even more people from accessing the health checks.

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Fri, 15:31

People in Nailsea who have been nurturing their gardens in lockdown can show off their skills in a virtual flower show.

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Fri, 14:00

Police officers paid tribute to a member of the Special Constabulary who died of coronavirus.

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What's On

Fri, 11:55

Some pubs across the Times patch will reopen this weekend.

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Thu, 18:00

A Nailsea-based band are appealing for help in filming their next music video.

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Wed, 07:55

The largest zoo in the South West has reopened.

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Court

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A man who made threats to kill three men has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

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Sport

Yesterday, 13:00

Clevedon Town players began training for the first time in over three months following last week’s FA announcement about the potential resumption of non-league football.

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Yesterday, 09:00

Clevedon Rugby Club’s new Director of Rugby Dave Owen says he is “incredibly proud and excited” to take on the role left by Nick Hill.

Fri, 19:10

Recreational cricket is set to resume next weekend after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to back-track on his earlier claim that issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms made the sport unsafe.

Fri, 18:37

England’s final preparations for the long-awaited return of Test cricket were boosted on and off the field on Friday, with Sam Curran testing negative for Covid-19 and a handful of key batsmen spending important time at the crease.

Fri, 17:00

In the last two weeks Mendip Spring Golf Club has held two Any Gender competitions, which has eased members back into competitive golf along with the new COVID-19 regulations that come with it.

Fri, 13:00

Portishead Town have held their end of season awards.

Fri, 09:23

Here we present our latest quiz, comipled by the Press Association.

Business

Fri, 11:55

Some pubs across the Times patch will reopen this weekend.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

A Clevedon telecomms company has been named best provider at the SME-News UK Enterprise Awards.

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Clevedon
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

It is believed the Government’s coronavirus response could mean some people are on unemployment-related benefits while still being employed.

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North Somerset Council coronavirus radar
Monday, June 22, 2020

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

A supermarket’s community funding scheme has opened to grassroots projects in the district.

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North Somerset
Sunday, June 14, 2020

A sustainable shop has opened online.

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Education

Wed, 14:00

Year six pupils at a Backwell school enjoyed a virtual trip to the USA as part of their remote learning programme during lockdown.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

School nurses have issued a reminder that their service across North Somerset is still available during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Are you looking for a way to keep your brain active during these trying times? Why not try your hand at studying another tongue, suggests English tutor and language coach Darren Cameron, of Kewstoke, in Weston,

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Friday, June 5, 2020

An investigation into the cause of the coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital is ongoing and bosses say there will be ‘lessons to learn’ due to the number of asymptomatic staff with the disease,

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Friday, June 5, 2020

North Somerset’s schools and nurseries have been advised to consider reopening to wider groups of children from Monday.

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