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Ambitious plans to cut the number of cars on North Somerset’s roads by 50,000 a year have been revealed in a bid to reduce emmissions.

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A 15-year-old girl from Portishead shaved her head and raised more than £5,500 towards her terminally ill dad’s wish list thanks to donations from the community.

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Portishead Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with a funded programme to help support employers to strengthen their workforce.

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Clevedon YMCA is offering two socially distanced arts and crafts sessions this month for children aged five to 11 years old.

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A member of the Clevedon under 14s rugby team raised more than £1,000 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) during lockdown.

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36 minutes ago

Clevedon School pupils have been praised by some big names in pop music for songs they created during lockdown and raising more than £4,000 for charity.

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Almost 150 people have died from coronavirus in North Somerset, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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What's On

Saturday, August 1, 2020

A free online summer course for young people will be launched in August.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

The teacher and author discusses how she balances the two jobs and the moments her students discover her slightly risque novels.

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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

13:00

Barrow Gurney’s Guy Fisher had a weekend to remember although all three teams lost against higher-ranked opposition.

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The friendly derby between Clevedon Town and Clevedon United has been switched to the latter’s Coleridge Vale ground on Saturday (August 8, 3pm).

Yesterday, 17:00

Cleeve managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in both matches played on Saturday.

Yesterday, 13:00

Nailsea & Tickenham started their pre-season schedule with an in-house game at Fryth Way.

Yesterday, 12:51

Surrey-bound Jamie Overton marked what could prove his farewell appearance for Somerset at Taunton with a five for 48 haul to complete a 289-run Bob Willis Trophy victory over Glamorgan.

Yesterday, 09:00

Clevedon Lawn Tennis Club are holding free ‘try it and see’ nights every Tuesday (6pm) throughout summer.

Mon, 19:20

Tom Abell registered his sixth first-class century as Somerset closed in on victory over Glamorgan on the third day of the Bob Willis Trophy match at Taunton.

Business

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Make the best use of tax relief and allowances to help secure your financial future and the inheritance you leave to your loved ones.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

A charity has started to reopen its shops across North Somerset.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Portishead Town Council is inviting community organisations to apply to its new grant aid scheme.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Outdoor dining could be implemented in three towns to help North Somerset’s food and drink sector recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

One of North Somerset’s most popular restaurants has enjoyed a successful reopening following the easing of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Travelodge Portishead has reopened following its temporary closure as a result of Covid-19.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

A Portishead nursery is launching a summer holiday club for children.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Portishead Marina restaurant Hall & Woodhouse has reopened this week after putting in place Covid-19-secure measures to protect its customers.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

An Italian restaurant will not reopen following its forced four-month closure due to Covid-19.

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Education

Saturday, August 1, 2020

A new specialist school in North Somerset for children with social, emotional and mental health needs has been approved by the Government.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

The teacher and author discusses how she balances the two jobs and the moments her students discover her slightly risque novels.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

The end of the school year is drawing near, but many parents and their children will be left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the teachers who have made such a big difference.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

A Portishead nursery is launching a summer holiday club for children.

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A Nailsea school has filed a complaint against Ofsted after inspectors ruled that the quality of education is not good enough.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A flood has caused ‘extensive damage’ to a village primary school.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

An online learning service has been launched for young musicians in North Somerset during lockdown.

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