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Yesterday, 17:00

In just seven days time we will all be out voting to decide who will be the councillors to represent us at district, town and parish council level.

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Yesterday, 14:00

An event which hopes to raise hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity will be held this weekend.

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Yesterday, 13:20

Travel disruption is predicted over the coming days with gales forecast to batter the South West of England.

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Yesterday, 10:45

Rubbish dumped close to Bristol Airport was collected during a clean-up.

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Yesterday, 07:23

Thousands of swimmers enjoyed a weekend of fun in the sun, as Portishead Open Air Pool welcomed a record-breaking number of visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

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Plans to open a microbrewery and craft ale bar in Portishead town centre have been given the green light by North Somerset Council planners.

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Wed, 12:58

People in North Somerset are being encouraged to improve their health through walking.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

The most anticipated superhero film of the year will hit the big screen this month, and the Times is offering readers the chance to see it for free.

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Wed, 18:25

An improvised pub quiz will take place in Clevedon next month, and Times readers can win tickets to the show.

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Tue, 18:23

Jazz music will return to Portishead this week.

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Mon, 18:00

A Pill cancer charity will be holding a night of music and comedy.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

A new production of thought-provoking political drama Our Country’s Good, is heading to Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatres for the next few weeks.

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Court

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The death of a revered and ‘inspirational’ farmer was caused by a ‘traumatic head injury’ when he fell from a loft at his small holding, an inquest has heard.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from February 15-27:

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 31 to February 13:

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from January 25-30:

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Sport

Yesterday, 15:00

Clevedon Town completed a Toolstation Western League Premier Division double over Cadbury Heath with a 1-0 win on Easter Monday.

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Yesterday, 13:00

Local pupils helped Avon Schools to a superb second place finish at the UK Sportshall Athletics finals at Manchester’s Sport City.

Yesterday, 12:00

The final of the Weston Table Tennis League’s Archdale Cup handicap competition produced an exciting contest.

Yesterday, 11:00

Stuart Beaver and Henry Hoult retained their mens doubles title at Backwell Tennis Club in the delayed 2018 final recently.

Yesterday, 10:00

Late goals from former Portishead Town duo Calum Townsend and Dan Elson saw Ashton & Backwell to victory against their old club in Toolstation Western League Division One on Saturday.

Yesterday, 09:00

The Cases Somerset Rebels signed off their Southern Group programme of the SGB Championship with a powerful hat-trick of 5-1 maximum heat advantages to consign the resilient Eastbourne Eagles to defeat on Wednesday.

Yesterday, 08:00

Clevedon Lawn Tennis Club held the first of two open days at their Princes Road base, to much acclaim.

Business

Yesterday, 10:45

Rubbish dumped close to Bristol Airport was collected during a clean-up.

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Wed, 16:32

Plans to open a microbrewery and craft ale bar in Portishead town centre have been given the green light by North Somerset Council planners.

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Tue, 10:30

Footballers in Nailsea will soon be sporting a new kit, thanks to a shop in Nailsea.

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Nailsea
Friday, April 12, 2019

A parish council has announced it will oppose revised plans for an industrial complex after concerns were raised that traffic assessments for the development are out of date.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

The manager of a vets in Portishead has been nominated for a national award.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

The staff at a Portishead hair and beauty salon have been named the best in the country, with industry leaders describing the team as the ‘gold standard’ for customer service.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

A club which provides childcare after school and in the holidays is in desperate need of a new venue.

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Nailsea School Nailsea
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Transformational plans to improve a seaside town’s centre and attract more visitors are taking shape.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Fitness fans can experience a new workout while attached to a bungee.

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Clevedon

Education

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Hundreds of school places are set to be unfilled in North Somerset within three years due to a drop in birth rates.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Twelve of North Somerset’s schools are full or overcapacity.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Inventive students have won a science competition which raises awareness about the effects of plastic pollution to the world’s oceans.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Hundreds of teenagers in North Somerset are missing out on education or training after leaving school, despite Government guarantees.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

The Easter school holidays have arrived and pupils were busy in the lead up to it by taking part in a competition.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Environmental efforts continue to grow in Portishead after primary school pupils started a recycling scheme.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Hundreds of pupils were missing from North Somerset’s schools every day last year.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Past and present staff and governors were invited into a Nailsea school to plant trees to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

An author who has penned more than 100 children’s books visited a Portishead school.

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