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A Clevedon theatre club celebrates 70 years of making music and entertaining audiences with slapstick comedy and thrilling dramas.

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A parish council could install signs to improve road safety.

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Yesterday, 16:55

A flower show, vegan food fair, and a charity night to remember a football club hero will take place this weekend.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Children got their hands on a range of exotic creatures at a youth club.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Youngsters are a step closer to an exciting trip abroad after receiving hundreds of pounds from Portishead Lions.

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Yesterday, 07:00

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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Thu, 16:00

A Portishead trader has delighted hundreds of needy African schoolchildren after donating a huge collection of shoes.

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A Clevedon theatre club celebrates 70 years of making music and entertaining audiences with slapstick comedy and thrilling dramas.

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Yesterday, 07:55

All is revealed in a tell-all film about a failing author who sold forged letters to make ends meet.

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Thu, 15:25

A troublesome schoolboy crashed his colourful hot-dog bedecked car into Bristol’s Hippodrome last night (Wednesday) to provide the perfect antidote to school-holiday boredom.

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Thu, 14:11

Jazz music fans are in for a treat this week.

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Wed, 18:00

Inspiring talks with top-selling authors and children’s workshops are planned for Weston’s second literary festival.

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Court

Yesterday, 07:00

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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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 9-24:

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The following cases were heard from January 2-9.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse between December 18 and January 2.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

A business has been ordered to pay more than £18,000 after 186 people contracted food poisoning after dining at a pub on Mother’s Day.

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Sport

Yesterday, 16:30

Nailsea United had to settle for a share of the spoils against bottom club Odd Down Reserves in their Uhlsport Somerset League Premier Division contest on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 14:30

KVFC avenged an earlier loss against Worle Reserves as a hat-trick from Loiue Hallett sealed a 3-1 away win on Saturday.

Yesterday, 10:24

North Somerset AC under-13s Keira Devereux and Millie Redman remain on course for a 1-2 in the Gwent Cross-Country League.

Tue, 12:13

Yatton under-15s were left hard done by after a 51-12 loss to North Bristol.

Mon, 17:00

Portishead Table Tennis Club’s development officer Derek Connop has been nabed as the South West’s volunteer of the year in the Pride of Table Tennis Awards.

Mon, 13:00

Clevedon Freshwater Angling Club fished a match against Fry’s AC on the Horseshoe Lake at the Plantations Fishery Kingston Seymour.

Mon, 09:09

Clevedon Golf Club’s Paul Middleton has successfully completed his two-year term as president of the Somerset Golf Union.

Business

Thu, 12:00

Dozens of jobs are set to be created in North Somerset after a deal was inked to lure an international firm to the West Country.

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Tue, 13:00

A new bargain store has opened up Nailsea High Street.

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Nailsea Town Council Nailsea
Friday, February 15, 2019

Calls have been made for a council to rethink rent hikes which are impacting traders on Portishead High Street.

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Marvin Rees Peter Mitchell Portishead Town Council
Friday, February 15, 2019

Revised plans to demolish a pub and replace it with a petrol station have been revealed, but defiant villagers still insist it should not be flattened.

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Ian Fergusson Nelson North Somerset Council
Thursday, February 14, 2019

An opticians has launched a contact lens recycling scheme in a bid to help reduce unnecessary waste sent to landfill.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

A Clevedon business will again sponsor a grade-II listed pier as it enters a significant year.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Fans of musical theatre will have the chance to perform songs and dances from Mary Poppins Returns in a half-term holiday club.

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Nailsea School Nailsea
Saturday, February 2, 2019

A woman from Nailsea has set up her own gift box business to help people celebrate special occasions.

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Nailsea
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Portishead is set to miss out on vital funding which could revitalise its struggling High Street.

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North Somerset Council Portishead Town Council

Education

Yesterday, 13:00

Children got their hands on a range of exotic creatures at a youth club.

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Tue, 14:00

Pupils from a school in Backwell took a trip to Belfast to see the Titanic Exhibition.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A secondary school has joined a new multi-academy trust after its old one collapsed.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

It was a night of murder, mystery, and improvisation as The Story Cellar’s youth theatre group held their second performance at Pill Memorial Club.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Students from Nailsea are leading the way in raising awareness about gender and sexuality issues.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

The history of Nailsea has captured the imaginations of children from St Francis Primary School.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Den building and treasure hunting have taken over the timetable at a Nailsea school.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Students from primary schools in Backwell banded together to help raise cash for vital classroom equipment, with a little help from Nailsea Lions.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Five of the six secondary schools within the Times’ area are above the national average for progress.

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