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Villagers partied the night away at a disco this month.

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The merits of a housing estate, which would see almost 200 homes built on the edge of Yatton, will be discussed next week.

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A 'major confrontation' looms if the £12million expansion of a special school on greenbelt in Clevedon goes ahead.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Clevedon Pier is looking for people to take part in a craft project to celebrate the landmark's 150th anniversary.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A bike to enable elderly and disabled people enjoy cycling has been purchased by a care home in Clevedon.

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Yesterday, 09:00

The A370 will be closed overnight next week.

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Yesterday, 07:32

Uncertainty over the future of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve could be ended as Portishead Town Council explores taking control.

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What's On

Panel show regular Phil Wang is set to bring his latest stand-up show Philly Philly Wang Wang to the South West next year.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A sequel to the box office hit Paddington will be screened at a village cinema next month.

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Thu, 18:00

Musician and singer Georgie will perform in the South West during her next tour.

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Thu, 14:59

One of the most creative films of the year detailing the struggles of a Cornish fishing community is showing at the Curzon this month.

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Wed, 18:00

A theatre performance about understanding, separation and connection will be brought to life on a Clevedon stage, and the Times is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

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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

Yesterday, 08:22

Glasgow Tigers duo Craig Cook and Rasmus Jensen had the perfect warm-up for their SGB Championship League play-off visit to the Oaktree Arena that looms next Wednesday, by winning the 2019 SGB Championship pairs.

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Fri, 14:15

Somerset Rebels' Oak Tree Arena plays host to the cream of the SGB Championship as they battle for the honours of being crowned the league's Best Pair on Friday night.

Thu, 15:00

Depleted Nailsea & Tickenham took the points from a late 1-0 win at Stockwood Wanderers on Saturday.

Thu, 12:00

Backwell Tennis Club served a wonderful finals weekend with lots of high quality action.

Thu, 09:00

The Clevedon & District Bowling Association season drew to a close as Clevedon Promenade beat Congresbury to win the over-60 KO Cup final at West Backwell.

Wed, 17:16

Kyle Abbott claimed Hampshire's best-ever bowling figures and the fourth-best in Specsavers County Championship history as Somerset's hopes of winning the title took a hefty blow at the Ageas Bowl.

Wed, 16:18

Clevedon continued their run of success at county level as the men regained the Trounson Trophy.

Business

Thu, 15:56

A Wraxall pub is under new ownership.

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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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Nailsea

Education

A 'major confrontation' looms if the £12million expansion of a special school on greenbelt in Clevedon goes ahead.

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Tue, 13:00

New starters at Nailsea School tucked into freshly-baked goodies during a welcome breakfast.

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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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