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An organic farm site which has been running for 10 years could be put out of business.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A fitness challenge from the Royal Marines is coming to Nailsea this summer.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Youngsters grabbed their rabbit ears and bunnies as they embarked on an Easter egg hunt in Clevedon.

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Yesterday, 09:55

An action group campaigning for climate change prevention has held its first political hustings event.

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Yesterday, 07:27

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.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Wonder Woman took the plunge in Clevedon for a health charity.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

People flocked to Redhill to marvel at a range of spectacular vintage cars on display at the weekend.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

A new production of thought-provoking political drama Our Country’s Good, is heading to Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatres for the next few weeks.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

A story about one of radios most famous DJs will be played out in Clevedon later this month.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Prepare for some teenage kicks as post-punk pioneers The Undertones head to Bristol this May, and lucky readers could win tickets to see the show.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

It is time to enjoy old school tunes as Show Me Love Live heads to Weston’s Grand Pier for a night of live club classics featuring a slew of house and garage hits.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A ‘truly entertaining’ country music tale of family, dreams and reality premieres at the Curzon this week.

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Court

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The death of a revered and ‘inspirational’ farmer was caused by a ‘traumatic head injury’ when he fell from a loft at his small holding, an inquest has heard.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from February 15-27:

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 31 to February 13:

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 25-30:

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Friday, February 22, 2019

A former police officer is behind bars after admitting encouraging a woman to perform sex acts on her children and having ‘extreme’ pornography stashed on his computer.

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Sport

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Clevedon Town’s Lewis Ford was the hat-trick hero for South West England over-70s in their latest match.

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Yesterday, 19:53

Glamorgan fell three runs short of recording an astonishing victory against Somerset in the Royal London One-Day Cup match at Cardiff.

Yesterday, 09:00

Over 100 players were at Nailsea & District Croquet Club for the traditional season opener, the South West Federation Short Croquet Teams Championships.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

West Backwell Bowling Club saw their winter short mat competition won by Barrie Baker, John Pope, Jean and David Jones and Christine Lawrence.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Cases Somerset Rebels reserve Henry Atkins suffered the cruellest of misfortunes when set to complete a perfect night’s work at the British Under-21 semi-final on Friday.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

A junior member of Clevedon Promenade Ladies Bowling Club helped Somerset win the Natoinal Under-18 Triples title in Nottingham recently.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Tom Banton scored a superb maiden hundred and Craig Overton shone with bat and ball as Somerset thrashed Kent by 264 runs in a one-sided Royal London Cup contest at the Cooper Associates Ground.

Business

Friday, April 12, 2019

A parish council has announced it will oppose revised plans for an industrial complex after concerns were raised that traffic assessments for the development are out of date.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

The manager of a vets in Portishead has been nominated for a national award.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

The staff at a Portishead hair and beauty salon have been named the best in the country, with industry leaders describing the team as the ‘gold standard’ for customer service.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

A club which provides childcare after school and in the holidays is in desperate need of a new venue.

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Nailsea School Nailsea
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Transformational plans to improve a seaside town’s centre and attract more visitors are taking shape.

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the Times Clevedon
Monday, April 1, 2019

Fitness fans can experience a new workout while attached to a bungee.

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Clevedon
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Pints and pizzas could soon be served at a former fish and chip shop, which is set to be converted into a microbrewery.

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North Somerset Council London

Education

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Hundreds of school places are set to be unfilled in North Somerset within three years due to a drop in birth rates.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Twelve of North Somerset’s schools are full or overcapacity.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Inventive students have won a science competition which raises awareness about the effects of plastic pollution to the world’s oceans.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Hundreds of teenagers in North Somerset are missing out on education or training after leaving school, despite Government guarantees.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

The Easter school holidays have arrived and pupils were busy in the lead up to it by taking part in a competition.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Environmental efforts continue to grow in Portishead after primary school pupils started a recycling scheme.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Hundreds of pupils were missing from North Somerset’s schools every day last year.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Past and present staff and governors were invited into a Nailsea school to plant trees to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

An author who has penned more than 100 children’s books visited a Portishead school.

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