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A pensioner had war medals and jewellery stolen from his Nailsea home earlier this week.

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Charges will be introduced in car parks in Clevedon, Nailsea and Portishead.

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Yesterday, 17:11

A decision on whether Bristol Airport will expand to cater for 12 million passengers a year will be made next month.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Stunning shots capture Wrington's Barley Wood House, in Long Lane, playing host to the centuries-old tradition of wassailing, alongside The Ethicurean restaurant, also Long Lane.

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Yesterday, 13:00

A meeting to discuss development plans for The Uplands in Nailsea will take place on Monday.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Families rejoiced at Peel Park during wassail celebrations at the weekend.

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North Somerset Council can no longer afford to subsidise garden-waste collections when it is cutting frontline services.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Rag 'n' Bone Man has announced a performance at Westonbirt Arboretum as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England.

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Yesterday, 17:21

Speakeasy Jazz Club in Portishead is pleased to present tenor sax master Craig Crofton and his superb quartet this Friday.

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Wed, 18:00

A popular children's television show will be recreated on the stage in Weston next month.

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Wed, 18:00

Enjoy an evening of laughter in Clevedon as stand-comics take to the stage.

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Wed, 09:14

Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, The Nutcracker, will be staged at Bath's Theatre Royal in a stunning full-scale ballet accompanied by a full orchestra.

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Court

Thursday, January 16, 2020

An employee who created fake adverts and claimed commission off them caused a small publishing firm in Nailsea to close down.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, in St Georges, from December 10-20:

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

A man who caused a car crash where the victim 'thought they would die' has been jailed for more than two years.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 28 to December 10:

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from November 12-26:

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Sport

Wed, 17:00

Clevedon Town slipped down to seventh place in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division after a 2-1 defeat at Hallen on Saturday.

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Tue, 08:59

Nailsea & Backwell under-15s booked a place in the semi-finals of the BJC Plate with a 26-7 win at Winscombe.

Mon, 08:42

Yatton under-16s produced some of their best rugby of the season in defeat against Hornets.

Mon, 07:56

Senshinryu Karate Association held its annual winter grading at Scotch Horn Sports Centre in Nailsea recently.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Ashton & Backwell United manager Stuart Jones has called on his side to 'be braver' ahead of their match with Bishop Sutton this weekend.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Portishead Town coach Dave Hewitt believes his side are improving and progressing as the season is moving on, writes Josh Thomas.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Asthon & Backwell United stretched their unbeaten run in Toolstation Western League Division One to six games after after claming a hard fought draw with Devizes Town.

Business

Friday, January 17, 2020

A pop-up indoor market, an online business hub and the formation of a traders group are on the agenda at a small businesses meeting in Portishead next week.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

New events, big developments and new branding have all been a receipe for success for Clevedon Business Improvement District (BID) as it nears its second anniversary since its conception.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Derelict land in Clevedon earmarked for a £13million hospital project is to be sold by the NHS.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The team at Barley Wood in Wrington is celebrating a triple gold award success at this year's Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards.

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

A Portishead supermarket got involved in two initiatives over Christmas and New Year.

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Education

Tue, 14:00

A mother from Portishead is to hold a book signing next month.

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

A shoe shop owner from Portishead has delivered hundreds of pairs of shoes to African children.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

A talented student has racked up thousands of views on YouTube doing tutorial videos.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Youngsters who use greenbelt land in Clevedon have spoken out against a decision to set aside the land to build a special school.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A special school has received overwhelming support for its expansion ambitions, during a five-week consultation.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A mentoring service for young people in North Somerset has been recognised for its 'excellent' work.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

North Somerset students' Christmas performance has attracted huge crowds with their version of a West-End production.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

A primary school boy scooped a top prize after designing a superhero during Road Safety Week.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

A sixth-form student from Clevedon School has been presented with an award for helping the homeless.

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