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Portishead's former golf course could be allowed to go wild as part of plans to combat climate change and boost biodiversity.

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Graffiti has been sprayed onto a village football club shelter's wall in Long Ashton.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Two men arrested on suspicion of wearing full-body suits and scaring pedestrians will face no further action.

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Yesterday, 14:15

Dozens of pupils are out of class after reports of a flu-like illness sweeping through a primary school.

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Yesterday, 08:08

Volunteers with Portishead Coastguard and RNLI rescued a swimmer from the water in the Bristol Channel yesterday (Monday).

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Yesterday, 06:47

A decision on Bristol Airport's major expansion bid will not be made this year.

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Mon, 18:01

Food festival organisers have confirmed dates for their events next year.

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What's On

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Call The Midwife star Helen George leads a new stage production of Daphne du Maurier's Gothic thriller My Cousin Rachel.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Paintings, sketches, ceramics and photography will be on display at an arts fair in Wrington later this month.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

An Irish singer to host concert for first UK performance of the Wexford Carols in Wick St Lawrence.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A tale of a captivating love story set against the backdrop of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be performed on a Clevedon stage this month.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Carpenters Experience will captivate the crowd at Portishead's Somerset Hall, in High Street next week, and some lucky readers can win free tickets.

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Court

Mon, 06:10

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, in St Georges, from October 9-28:

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Monday, November 4, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from October 1-8:

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Monday, October 21, 2019

A man accused of dumping hazardous waste into a quarry may have contaminated North Somerset's drinking water supply and caused £9billion in damage, a court has been told.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from September 17 to October 1:

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Monday, October 7, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from September 9-11:

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Sport

09:00

Clevedon Town extended their winning run in the Toolstation Western League Premier Division with a 3-1 success at Wellington.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Ashton & Backwell fell to a 3-1 home defeat against a clinical Bishops Lydeard side in their Toolstation Western League Division One clash.

Yesterday, 13:00

North Somerset AC youngsters were out in force at round two of the Gwent Cross-Country League at Pembrey Park, near Llanelli.

Yesterday, 09:00

Improving North Somerset under-10s had mixed fortunes at the Avon mini festival on Sunday.

Yesterday, 08:22

Somerset will start the next County Championship season with a 12-point penalty after being found guilty of breaching pitch regulations.

Mon, 17:00

Yatton tasted defeat against Clevedon for a second week in successsion on Sunday.

Mon, 15:13

Somerset County Cricket Club have announced captain Tom Abell has pledged his future to the side.

Business

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A team of 50 riders linked to a Congresbury business cycled almost 250 miles in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Women in North Somerset take home £10,000 less than men on average, new gender pay gap figures have shown.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nurses from a Clevedon care home have made it to the finals of the National British Care Awards.

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Clevedon
Thursday, November 7, 2019

A Clevedon firm has scooped Business of the Year award for the second year running.

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Clevedon
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

An arts school has celebrated its fifth birthday by officially opening its new facilities.

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Clevedon

Education

Yesterday, 14:15

Dozens of pupils are out of class after reports of a flu-like illness sweeping through a primary school.

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

A book with a collection of poems inspired by Clevedon has gone on sale.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

An England international and an Olympian returned to their old school to honour its sports stars.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Gordano School is the best in North Somerset, according to Government league tables.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Gary Barlow's face has been popping up around Nailsea as staff and pupils raise awareness of their charity calendar.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Pupils and parents are holding a tabletop sale to raise money for St Nicholas Chantry Primary School in Clevedon.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A team of 50 riders linked to a Congresbury business cycled almost 250 miles in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wizards and witches from Pill and Portishead came together with youth theatre group, Story Cellar, this October half-term to complete their training in Defence Against the Dark Arts.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Pupils in Wraxall went global in the name of sustainability.

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