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A Portishead shop worker who was targeted in a robbery has been praised for her ‘bravery and fortitude’ after the assailant was put behind bars.

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A community hub is helping people to access support for a variety of health conditions.

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Plans to build a new visitor’s centre at a grade II-listed building have been slammed by a parish council.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Avon and Somerset Police Male Voice Choir is looking for new members.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Clevedon children celebrated their fantastic mathematical achievements.

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What's On

A global superstar is set to perform in the West Country for one night only.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Truly fine musicianship on will be showcased in North Somerset, with an acclaimed performer set to star in a quartet of concerts.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

The story about a female writer and her struggles to get recognition is told at a Clevedon cinema.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

International musicians will perform music from Vivaldi, Mozart and Gershwin at a charity concert in Nailsea.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Edinburgh Fringe favourite Andrew Maxwell will bring his latest show to Bristol’s The Wardrobe Theatre on March 16.

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Court

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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Monday, January 14, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from December 3-18:

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

A 25-year-old robber, who threatened women before stealing cigarettes from a shop in Portishead, has been jailed for more than two years.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 28-30.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 19-23.

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Sport

Friday, January 18, 2019

Clevedon Town’s walking football team have been strutting their stuff in newly sponsored kit.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Children and adults with any form of disability will have more opportunities to get involved in cricket after a major donation to Somerset Disabled Cricket Club.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Substitute Paul Uppington was the matchwinner for Ashton & Backwell United as they beat Bristol Telephones 2-1 at the weekend.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Somerset Rebels compete in their 20thh season of speedway racing in 2019 and to commemorate such an auspicious anniversary a number of special initiatives are being planned throughout the season.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

England spinner Jack Leach has given Somerset members and supporters a New Year boost after signing a contract extension with the county.

Business

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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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A growing Somerset business, which is at the cutting edge of food innovation, has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds into a new base in a former village chapel.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Plans to replace the Long Ashton Library with a café have been submitted to North Somerset Council (NSC), with people calling it a potential ‘community hub at the heart of the village’.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

A new skateboarding ramp in Portishead has proved a ‘great success’, and it is just the beginning according to the business which paid for it.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Nailsea town centre has a ‘bright future’ ahead, according to business experts.

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Education

Yesterday, 16:00

Clevedon children celebrated their fantastic mathematical achievements.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Clevedon pupils topped the mathematics charts at the end of the autumn term.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Pupils enjoyed an exciting visit to the Houses of Parliament as part of their politics studies.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

A class which introduces young children to the environment has been launched in Congresbury.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Two schools have been rewarded for their commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of their students.

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