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Pupils enjoyed an exciting visit to the Houses of Parliament as part of their politics studies.

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A vacant Portishead office block will become more than 20 homes.

A business has been ordered to pay more than £18,000 after 186 people contracted food poisoning after dining at a pub on Mother’s Day.

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Two fundraisers from Portishead are encouraging people to sign up for a 205-mile cycle in aid of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

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Yesterday, 14:00

A community rowing club celebrated the new year by launching its youth crew.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A rescue centre is raising money to help to pay for a sick kitten’s escalating veterinary bills.

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Yesterday, 10:00

The race to provide super-fast broadband to several villages in North Somerset is heating up as a second company has stepped up to offer the service to residents in Walton-in-Gordano.

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Yesterday, 06:55

A doctor’s surgery will be built on the edge of Congresbury after councillors finally accepted the plans.

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Wed, 17:00

Dozens of hardy people turned out at a beach clean in Portishead at the weekend.

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Wed, 16:19

A growing Somerset business, which is at the cutting edge of food innovation, has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds into a new base in a former village chapel.

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Wed, 07:00

A Portishead community group has launched a scheme which could see furniture and buildings made from plastic waste, with calls for the town to take more responsibility for its rubbish.

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Tue, 16:00

Plans to replace the Long Ashton Library with a café have been submitted to North Somerset Council (NSC), with people calling it a potential ‘community hub at the heart of the village’.

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Tue, 06:58

Highly-flammable fuel will continue to be stored just metres away from homes in Portishead after North Somerset Council approved a ‘previous planning oversight’.

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Mon, 17:08

Two Wrington drama clubs will take to the stage to perform Oliver! next week.

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Mon, 17:04

Dozens of revellers gathered with pots and pans at a community orchard in Pill to bless the trees and the coming harvest during the historic Somerset tradition of wassailing.

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Mon, 12:23

Bosses of an open air pool have vowed to make a Christmas event which proved immensely popular a ‘regular treat’, after almost 2,000 people took a dip at the lido.

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Mon, 06:35

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from December 3-18:

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

A new skateboarding ramp in Portishead has proved a ‘great success’, and it is just the beginning according to the business which paid for it.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

A class which introduces young children to the environment has been launched in Congresbury.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Nailsea town centre has a ‘bright future’ ahead, according to business experts.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Portishead supermarket shoppers raised almost £10,000 for a good cause last year.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Hundreds of people will take part in a winter walking trail next month.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

A Wrington man can afford to attend his brother’s wedding after winning £10,000 in a competition.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Plans for the future of fire services in North Somerset have been revealed.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Councillors have changed their minds on a housing application which they rejected just one month ago.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Plans to build two homes in a village will go to appeal.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Health bosses in North Somerset are strengthening the services people can access in their communities.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Accident investigators have concluded a plane crashed at Bristol Airport in foggy conditions because the crew selected the wrong brake to use.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Villagers will flock to orchards in hope of blessing apple trees and encouraging a fruitful crop this weekend. But fear not if wassailing is not up your street, as there is plenty going on across North Somerset for you to enjoy.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

A documentary telling the story of the Clevedon Skate Project will be aired alongside a popular coming-of-age movie.

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