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A men’s mental health group is looking to expand in North Somerset following its success in Weston.

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Yesterday, 07:00

Youngsters at a Portishead nursery have paid a visit to Triggols Farm in Tickenham to pick their own pumpkins.

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Fri, 17:27

North Somerset’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Network will host a free-to-join online discussion tomorrow (Saturday) as part of Black History Month.

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Fri, 16:00

People in North Somerset are being encouraged to stop smoking to improve their health and reduce the strain on the NHS.

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Fri, 14:00

Generous members of Nailsea Lions have donated a seat to a popular nature reserve.

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Fri, 12:35

With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

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Fri, 11:55

More homes could be built on land that is already earmarked for more than 40 affordable houses.

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What's On

Thu, 15:00

A number of spooky family events will be held at Weston Town Quarry for Halloween.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Bristol Airport is set to host a car park Christmas unlike any other featuring car-aoke and other socially distanced events.

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Sport

Thu, 07:57

A brilliant performance from Anders Rowe at Berwick on Wednesday saw him have to settle for the bronze medal in the 2020 U21 British Final, as GB International Dan Bewley took the title with a perfectly carded five ride performance.

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Wed, 13:00

Clevedon Town extended their unbeaten run to seven matches with a 2-0 home win over Bridgwater Town on Saturday.

Wed, 09:00

Nailsea & Tickenham travelled to Clutton with the intention of continuing their unbeaten run in the Uhlsport Somerset League Premier Division, where they are top of the table.

Tue, 14:00

Portishead Town paid the price after two missed penalties allowed Almondsbury to come from behind and steal the win.

Tue, 09:00

After a massive club and community fundraising effort this summer, Clevedon Swimming Club have received a delivery of 20 underwater headphones and a coach headset, designed to aid swim coaching whilst remaining socially distant.

Mon, 11:58

North Somerset Tennis Academy youngsters enjoyed a great weekend in the National Junior League.

Friday, October 16, 2020

A Portishead snooker player who won his first two matches as a professional celebrated the biggest payday of his snooker career at the English Open in Milton Keynes.

Business

Thu, 09:00

A new company from Nailsea has been helping to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for care homes, councils and charities.

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Wed, 17:02

A salon is raising vital funds for research into inflammatory breast cancer.

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Portishead North Somerset
Wed, 14:51

The Portishead community and care centre residents’ families have been praised for donating seeds and plants to support Harbour Residential’s Going Green project.

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Wed, 07:00

The Times has launched its #ShopLocal campaign urging people to help out independent businesses in their high streets – or risk losing them.

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Tue, 20:23

Planning for retirement is just one area in which, with the benefit of hindsight, many people wish they had taken action earlier, says finance expert James Cridland, director of North Somerset company Coleridge Wealth Management.

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Tue, 12:54

A Portishead shoe store has undergone a deep clean after one of its staff tested positive for coronavirus.

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Portishead North Somerset
Tue, 07:00

A developer is in the process of buying the vacant Marina Gardens retirement complex in Portishead.

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Portishead North Somerset
Mon, 17:59

A member of staff has tested positive for coronavirus at a shoe store in Portishead.

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Portishead North Somerset
Mon, 09:05

Hospitality businesses have joined forces to call on the Government for urgent support to help them survive the winter.

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Education

Yesterday, 07:00

Youngsters at a Portishead nursery have paid a visit to Triggols Farm in Tickenham to pick their own pumpkins.

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Fri, 17:27

North Somerset’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Network will host a free-to-join online discussion tomorrow (Saturday) as part of Black History Month.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Portishead athlete Ben Smith, known for running 401 marathons in 401 days for charity, has launched a new wellbeing programme to support school children’s mental health.

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Monday, October 5, 2020

Bristol’s pop-up coronavirus hospital could be used to treat 250 eye patients a day under plans by health chiefs.

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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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