Latest Somerset News

Yesterday, 16:00

A parish council library group has been working round-the-clock on plans to open an additional service in Long Ashton.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

'Archaic and inappropriate' drugs are being prescribed to dementia patients in North Somerset, according to a health charity.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:00

A family fun run to generate funds for ill patients will take place next month.

Read more
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Free drinking water fountains and planting more trees are among the ideas put forward by a new campaign group which aims to make Clevedon environmentally friendly.

Read more
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Detailed plans for more homes in Congresbury will be discussed next week.

Read more
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Improvements to a number of parks will be carried out this summer.

Read more
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Campaigners have said new rural bus services to Bristol Airport should not be dependent on its expansion plans.

Read more

What's On

Friday, August 16, 2019

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

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

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

Read more
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Cinema fans can win a pair of tickets to a special screening of feel-good summer hit, Yesterday, on the Salthouse Fields.

Read more
Friday, August 9, 2019

The magic of Mary Poppins will be brought back to life on the cinema screen in North Somerset.

Read more
Friday, August 9, 2019

An uplifting film based on a true story will be screened outdoors in Clevedon next month, and the Times has free tickets to give away to a lucky reader.

Read more

Court

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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

Read more
Monday, July 29, 2019

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

Read more
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.

Read more
Monday, July 22, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from June 17-26:

Read more
Friday, July 12, 2019

A man has been jailed for three years after telling train passengers it was the last journey they were ever going to take because he had a bomb.

Read more

Sport

Yesterday, 19:51

Rob Yates fired his maiden first-class century as Warwickshire assumed a commanding position on day one of their Specsavers County Championship match against second-placed Somerset at Edgbaston.

Read more
Friday, August 16, 2019

Azhar Ali will be unavailalbe for Somerset's last two Specsavers County Championship matches of the season after being recalled by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Friday, August 16, 2019

England's rugby union World Cup squad have been training in North Somerset today (Friday).

Friday, August 16, 2019

Clevedon Town manager Micky Bell wants his side to open their Toolstation Western League Premier Division account when Shepton Mallett visit the Everyone Active Stadium on Saturday.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Football supporters up and down the country will all have their favourite FA Cup memories, no matter which club they cheer.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Clevedon Town boss Micky Bell paid tribute to goalscorers George King and Lucas Vowles following their FA Cup extra preliminary round win at Saltash United on Saturday, writes Lee Power.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Clevedon left it late, for sure, but threw off the cloak of mediocrity to beat Lansdown and emerge as a team entitled to take a place at the top table in the WEPL.

Business

Monday, August 12, 2019

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

Read more
Friday, August 9, 2019

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

Read more
Nailsea
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
North Somerset Council
Friday, August 2, 2019

A famous chef will be coming to Congresbury this month.

Read more
Congresbury

Education

Yesterday, 16:00

A parish council library group has been working round-the-clock on plans to open an additional service in Long Ashton.

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

A stay and play toddler group will start-up in a village next month.

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Portishead's Gordano School has celebrated 'excellent' A-level results today (Thursday), as students enjoyed 'stunning success'.

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Students were bursting with joy and overwhelmed with relief when they received their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Almost all of Nailsea School students passed their A-level examinations this year.

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

St Katherine's School has enjoyed 'many success stories' today (Thursday), as sixth-form students received their A-level results.

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Students of Clevedon School will be going to their first choice universities and into the world of work after celebrating their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Backwell School students have achieved 'amazing' results again this year, according to staff.

Read more
Thursday, August 15, 2019

This morning (Thursday) thousands of teenagers across the country will be discovering how they have fared in the A-level exams.

Read more

This week in pictures

Most Read

Read Online

Image
Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Useful Links

Reader Travel

Clevedon Tide report

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

North Somerset Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications


Follow us on Twitter

E-Edition Publications