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A flood warning is in force across North Somerset tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday.

Almost £1,000 has been raised at a fashion show in aid of Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary last Friday.

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A Portishead mum is set to jump on the saddle with the wife of one of Britain’s most successful Olympians to take on a charity challenge.

A trailer engulfed by flames on the M5 was caused by a burning ‘fag end thrown from a passing vehicle’ – according to a haulage company owner.

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‘Horrifying’ figures reveal nearly twice as many young children in North Somerset have had teeth extractions compared to the national average.

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Yesterday, 18:00

Three sisters have signed up for the Race for Life to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer after their mum was diagnosed with the disease.

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Yesterday, 15:55

The body of a woman was found in Nailsea yesterday evening (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 12:19

Police have seized a haul of cannabis plants with a street value of a quarter of a million pounds from a property in North Somerset.

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Yesterday, 11:50

Firefighters rescued two people from a house in Nailsea after a tumble dryer caught fire.

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Yesterday, 07:08

A beer can collector will donate almost 2,000 of his haul to a museum.

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Tue, 17:27

Commuters travelling to and from Bristol face huge disruption this evening (Tuesday) after a train broke down.

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Tue, 16:00

A flight to Malaga has been forced to return to Bristol Airport after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

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Tue, 13:17

Volunteers are being encouraged to take part in a litter pick in Wraxall tomorrow (Wednesday).

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Tue, 12:00

Nailsea Skatepark Project is holding an open meeting to discuss the future of the facility.

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Tue, 11:34

A fight broke out between a group of teenagers in Nailsea on Friday evening.

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Tue, 07:55

Knife crime has increased across Avon and Somerset by 52 per cent in the space of a year.

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Tue, 07:00

Attempts to reduce speed limits in a village to 20 miles per hour have been ‘constantly thwarted’ by North Somerset Council.

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Tue, 05:00

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

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Mon, 16:55

A road will be closed in Wraxall this week as broadband cables are set to be installed.

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Mon, 16:00

A Clevedon businesswoman is taking time out to ‘regroup’ and ‘focus on developing herself’ after announcing the closure of her shop.

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Mon, 12:00

‘I don’t want to be back here in two years time asking for the same thing, after a child has died’, was the impassioned plea from a villager in Backwell as the parish discussed plans to create a blanket 20mph zone.

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Mon, 11:00

Eight pupils at Fairfield School, in Backwell have been awarded scholarships to private senior schools.

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Mon, 07:00

A pensioner who broke weapons of mass destruction (WMD) controls by trafficking military parts to Iran to illegally earn more than £5million has had cash seized by the Government.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Organisers of a memory café hope it will provide a ‘community hub’ for people living with dementia when it opens next month.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Villagers will have their say on a plan which could shape the future of Yatton next month.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Pupils in Wrington have been presented with 100 new books, thanks to the Times’ Books For Schools campaign.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

A Lions club has presented hundreds of pounds to two Portishead cadet groups.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Clevedon residents have criticised the health risk posed by the overflowing dog poo bins in the town after the old contractor ‘disappeared off the face of the earth’.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

A scheme has been launched to tackle rogue landlords forcing people to live in ‘hazardous’ conditions in the district.

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