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Yesterday, 12:00

A campaign to encourage people to become healthier and more active is launching in Nailsea.

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Yesterday, 08:00

People turned out in droves to persuade a village council to declare a 'climate emergency'.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

A grade II-listed cinema will receive almost £240,000 in Lottery funding to help fix its leaky roof.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Improvements have been made to a National Trust cycle route, but there are no plans to build a paved path soon.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Businesses and individuals will be recognised for promoting sustainable transport initiatives.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

The family of a cyclist who died in a collision on the A369 have paid tribute to their 'wonderful son, brother and uncle'.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

A pair of Portishead bereavement support groups will host a walk next month to allow people to pay tribute to their loved ones.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

A Portishead jazz club will open their doors to a renowned musician and his band this month.

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Yesterday, 14:32

Award-winning spoken word artist Antosh Wojcik brings his moving and deeply personal show How To Keep Time: A Drum Solo For Dementia to Clevedon's Theatre Shop next month, and Times readers could win tickets to see the show.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

An award-winning film starring Olivia Colman will be screened on Saturday evening.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Watching remakes of childhood classics is something I actively try to avoid especially when it comes to The Lion King as it can easily go wrong.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Glastonbury Festival 2020 tickets will go on sale next month, organisers have announced today (Thursday).

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Court

Thursday, September 12, 2019

A Portishead man will appear in court charged with causing an explosion.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

The date of an inquest into the death of a man who was shot dead by police has been confirmed.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 31 to August 9:

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

An autistic man whose 'mental abilities are well below his stated age' was spared prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing hundreds of child abuse images.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from July 10-31:

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Sport

Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Somerset 'Cases' Rebels had their place in the title-deciding play-offs confirmed on Friday when Sheffield Tigers failed to win their penultimate league meeting at Edinburgh.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Ashton and Backwell left it late after Sam Thomas scored in the 92nd minute to beat Calne Town at Bremhill View last Saturday.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Somerset have announced that Tom Banton has signed a new two-year contract extension.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Clevedon's Heather Priestley claimed the Dickinson Cup in fine style recently.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Andy Wesson had a hat-trick of wins at Yatton Bowling Club's finals weekend.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Clevedon Town claimed three second-half goals to see off Cribbs in their Toolstation Western League Premier Division clash on Saturday.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Somerset's hopes of a first ever County Championship title were given a massive boost by a crushing 298-run victory over Yorkshire inside three days at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.

Business

Friday, September 13, 2019

A meeting for Portishead's business owners to vent their views will be held next week.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

A Clevedon hairstylist has been nominated for an accolade.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The company behind an innovative product which helps babies sleep has been recognised as one of the best small businesses in the country.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Plans to open a new micropub in Nailsea town centre have been given the green light this week.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Villagers flocked to one of Redhill's vintage vehicle summer meets.

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Education

Friday, September 13, 2019

Schools are at crisis point with huge repair bills, a lack of staff and outdated facilities.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

A school for children with special educational needs and disabilities in Nailsea is hoping to raise £2million for a new sports hall.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A national charity is on the hunt for adult volunteers to join groups in Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead and Yatton.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Fears were raised a 'calamitous' mistake would leave GCSE students at a secondary school stranded on their first day of term.

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

A school for up to 420 pupils will be built in Yatton after planning permission for the long-awaited scheme was accepted.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Pupils in Worle celebrated their 'record' GCSE results this morning (Thursday), with students among the country's top performers.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Nailsea School has praised its hardworking students for achieving 'excellent' GCSE results.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Clevedon School students received 'outstanding' GCSE results today (Thursday), as years of hard work were rewarded with top grades.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Students, parents and teachers are celebrating after Priory Community School (PCSA) achieved impressive GCSE results this morning (Thursday).

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