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Yesterday, 11:00

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Yesterday, 16:03

Parking charges in North Somerset are being waived for NHS staff and key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Clevedon School has put a sign in support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis.

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Yesterday, 15:58

A second person has died from coronavirus in Weston-super-Mare.

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Yesterday, 07:43

Specsavers has announced it has suspended all routine testing in Somerset for the foreseeable future and will only offer essential and urgent care.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A support service has been launched to help vulnerable people self-isolating in Clevedon, Tickenham and Kenn.

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Tue, 13:22

A man has been disinfecting cash machines, parking metres and shop doorways in Weston for free.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:00

A Weston arts festival scheduled to take place this weekend will now be broadcast online.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Wraxall’s zoo has closed until further notice.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

National Trust sites across the Times patch have closed.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Clevedon’s community cinema has closed ‘in line with government advice’.

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Court

Sunday, February 23, 2020

A former rail boss who admitted scamming GWR out of more than £10,000 by filling bogus expense claims has been spared jail.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

The following cases were heard by magistrates at North Somerset Courthouse in St George from February 10-12.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 6-29.

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Sport

Yesterday, 09:00

A horse rider from Clapton-in-Gordano has set her sights high, hoping her new horses follows in his brother’s footsteps.

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Tue, 09:29

Somerset-based professional Katie Rule has devised a series of simple drills golfers can practice at home while courses are closed due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

On Thursday, the Football Association announced that the season would come to end with all results expunged and no promotion and relegation.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Somerset’s debutant Zach Cook is back home in Australia after spending a fortnight in the UK preparing for the new campaign.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Football Association has announced today due to the “challenging circumstances” that leagues in steps three to six will end with intermediate effect and all results expunged.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Anders Rowe won the hearts of Somerset Rebels fans last season, after stepping out of the reserve berth.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Most people’s impression of the game of croquet is that it is ‘Alce in Wonderland’ or a vicious game, or played by more elderly people.

Business

Tue, 13:22

A man has been disinfecting cash machines, parking metres and shop doorways in Weston for free.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

A Portishead takeaway is cheering up elderly residents in town with free fish and chips.

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Portishead
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Residents in Weston and North Somerset are being warned to be on their guard against coronavirus scams.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Car parks, play areas and recycling centres in North Somerset have closed today following last night’s government announcement.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Southern Co-op has confirmed the store in Clevedon will be closing next month.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

An intrepid entrepreneur has completed his third overseas challenge and raised thousands for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

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Clevedon Wraxall
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Residents of a North Somerset village have launched a petition against the closure of their Royal Mail sorting office.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

An estate agent with more than 100 years’ experience has been named in the top three per cent of lettings branches in the country.

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Clevedon Portishead
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

A coast and country store will open at a dairy farm in Clapton-in-Gordano this weekend.

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Clapton-in-Gordano

Education

Yesterday, 16:00

Clevedon School has put a sign in support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis.

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Mon, 18:00

Clevedon School celebrated its eighth Clevedon Academy Awards in style.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A student from Clevedon has won an award for receiving the best GCSE grades in the country.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Backwell School has lost its outstanding Ofsted rating.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

A Clevedon teacher who made racist comments in a primary school class and on social media has been banned from the profession.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Schools across North Somerset will close from tommorrow (Friday) until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Clevedon Swimming Club held a speed event to raise money for Sport Relief.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

A team of Wrington students were awarded the top prize in the 2020 Youth Speaks competition

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Friday, March 6, 2020

More than 60 people attended a talk about a project which aims to make Portishead carbon-zero by 2030.

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