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Yesterday, 18:00

Lockdown has been tough for many and, aside from keyworkers, there may be one shining light – Zoom calls.

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Yesterday, 12:22

People aged 50 and over in North Somerset are being encouraged to book up for a flu jab after new research shows those infected with the virus and Covid-19 are more at risk of severe illness and death.

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Yesterday, 11:54

A care home in Clevedon held its own flower show after the town’s annual spectacle was cancelled due to the pandemic.

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Yesterday, 07:46

The number of people diagnosed with coronavirus each week in North Somerset is rising.

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Ambitious plans to protect jobs and boost the economy following the coronavirus pandemic have been announced by North Somerset Council.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Long Ashton is set to benefit from full fibre broadband installed by Openreach next year.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

People in North Somerset are being encouraged to download the NHS Covid-19 app to help combat the virus.

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What's On

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Two Clevedon singers have released a single.

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Sport

Yesterday, 12:30

Clevedon AC have taken the difficult decision to cancel their Boxing Day Road Race this year.

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Yesterday, 08:18

Tom Abell insists that Somerset are getting close to their long-awaited maiden red-ball title.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Veteran Ryan ten Doeschate helped Essex bat out a draw to claim the inaugural Bob Willis Trophy and their third first-class title in four years.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tom Lammonby struck his third century in as many matches as Somerset and Essex set up a barnstorming finale in the Bob Willis Trophy.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Essex opener Sir Alastair Cook unleashed his indefatigable class on Somerset as England’s greatest Test run-scorer unfurled a century in the Bob Willis Trophy final.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Eddie Byrom fired Somerset into a positive position in the Bob Willis Trophy final with an impressive 117 at Lord’s.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Long Ashton Golf Club’s junior team won the SW England regional final at Bowood to book a semi-final date on October 3.

Business

Thursday, September 24, 2020

A cancer charity based in Pill is expected to lose a third of staff due to a £750,000 shortfall brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

A Portishead company is featuring in a national, grassroots campaign which highlights small businesses in the UK next week.

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

A supermarket in Portishead has been deep-cleaned after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus.

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Education

Saturday, September 26, 2020

More than 90 students from Backwell School have been told to self-isolate following a confirmed case of Covid-19.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Forty-one pupils and two members of staff have been told to self-isolate after a confirmed Covid-19 case at Gordano School in Portishead.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A number of students from Nailsea School are isolating following a confirmed case of Covid-19.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Schools in North Somerset have introduced a number of safety measures as they welcome all pupils back this week.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Council leaders are encouraging parents to talk to schools if they are anxious about sending children back to class.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Stagecoach Portishead is now enrolling new pupils.

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