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Improvements to a community pool in Pill look set to take place after receiving a major cash boost.

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Generous shoppers donated piles of gifts to help families in need this Christmas.

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Christmas spirit was in the air at Clevedon’s St Nicholas Fair as people indulged in some late night shopping.

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The number of recorded cases of child cruelty and neglect have risen by more than 400 per cent in the past five years.

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Yesterday, 16:00

A Portishead estate agent has donated T-shirts to a Pill-based fundraising charity choir group.

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What's On

Yesterday, 18:00

A new family show, inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s classic festive tale, The Little Match Girl, is coming to Clevedon’s The Theatre Shop.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A murder will be staged in Clevedon next week.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A play about Greek myths, plastic pollution and the Christmas spirit will visit the Theatre Shop in Clevedon next month and lucky Times readers will be able to win free tickets.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

A highly-acclaimed comedian will return to the stage next year, performing in the South West.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Bruce Willis takes on blood-thirsty villains in the original Die Hard, and Clevedon’s Curzon is offering readers the chance to relive the Christmas film for free.

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Court

Saturday, December 8, 2018

A Clevedon woman has been given a week suspended prison sentence after she breached a ban on owning cats and dogs.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from October 17 to November 2.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

An arsonist has been jailed after filming himself deliberately setting fire to a house in a ‘premeditated act of revenge’ while another man was locked inside of the building.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

A Clevedon man was sentenced to 10 months in prison on Thursday for possessing hundreds of indecent videos of children.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse between October 3-16.

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Sport

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A comprehensive victory over Chosen Hill saw Clevedon return to winning ways in the league.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Nailsea & Backwell lost to Burnham by just one point and also relinquished their unbeaten home record in the process.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Undefeated Wiveliscombe proved too strong for visitors Yatton.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Clevedon Town completed the double over Hengrove Athletic in the league, but were knocked out of the Les Phillips Cup in a midweek tie.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Ashton & Backwell lost at home to Keynsham Town in a match watched by the biggest crowd in the league.

Business

Friday, December 7, 2018

A popular Portishead pub has reopened under new management after months of speculation.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox showed his support for small businesses at the weekend, and offered advice on avenues for growth

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Business bosses are ‘relieved’, after multi-year lease extensions were offered to all firms at Portishead’s under-threat Old Mill Road.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Clevedon has a ‘sound future’ after a brilliant community turnout to a meeting of the Business Improvement District (BID).

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Friday, November 30, 2018

A Portishead business which created a system which improves railway services has been handed an industry award.

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Education

Yesterday, 14:00

Sixteen primary schools came together for the National Children’s STEM Science Summit last week.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Excited Clevedon youngsters listened to stories in their pyjamas while their parents enjoyed an evening of festive shopping.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Times is appealing for book donations and gift vouchers to enable us to help schools to stock up on reading resources for pupils.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Pupils and parents revelled in the festive cheer at a Portishead school at the weekend, with plenty of things to enjoy.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Two Clevedon primary school football teams did their school proud at a recent competition.

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