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Clevedon Pier 150th

Clevedon Pier has amassed an extensive collection of trinkets and artefacts in the past 150 years which celebrate the highs and lows of its history.


Plans to extend a large housing estate on the edge of Yatton have won support from parish councillors - despite concerns over the number of homes being built in the area.

Music stirred the soul and pulled on heart strings at a charity concert.

Yesterday, 18:00

Runners as young as five and as old as 71 will run through a rainbow of colour to raise money for a children's charity.

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Yesterday, 14:00

More than 100 people completed a mile-long run for fun on Sunday.

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Yesterday, 13:13

Drivers face huge delays on the M5 as thousands of motorists head to the West Country for the three-day bank holiday weekend.

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Yesterday, 12:00

More than 70 people were arrested and £85,000 was seized by police as a result of a week-long initiative.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Youngsters will be able to use new play equipment at a park thanks to a parish council's funding.

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Yesterday, 09:58

An inaugural walking event will raise money for a children's charity this summer.

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Yesterday, 08:00

From remarkable parties to a collapsing walkway, Clevedon Pier has seen it all in its 150 years and this week marks the start of the pier's official birthday celebrations.

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Fri, 16:55

A bank holiday weekend is on the cards and the weather forecast is brilliant, so here are some of the activities you can enjoy in the glorious sunshine.

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Fri, 11:10

The woman who killed a grandmother by crashing a van into a house in Clevedon could be freed from prison in two years' time.

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Fri, 11:00

A weekend of wellbeing was held in Clevedon to raise money for charity.

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Fri, 10:37

Theresa May has announced she will step down as the UK's Prime Minister in two weeks' time and has been praised by North Somerset MP Dr Liam Fox.

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Fri, 07:33

An accident involving an overturned car on the M5 this morning (Friday) is causing delays.

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Fri, 07:00

The dramatic changes to the complexion of North Somerset Council appear set to continue in the coming weeks, with constitutional reforms planned by its new leader.

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Thu, 16:00

'We are you and you are us' - that was the message as a new era of politics began in Portishead.

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Thu, 12:00

A Portishead business savoured a 'proud moment' after it was named one of Britain's best travel agents for the second year running.

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Thu, 10:18

David Shopland has been installed as chairman of North Somerset Council, promising 'impartiality and fairness'.

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Thu, 09:41

A world-record-holder and champion BMX rider will host an academy for children in Portishead next week.

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Thu, 07:01

The dust has barely settled on the local council elections, but voters will again be heading to their polling stations today (Thursday).

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Wed, 14:00

Lucky students from Nailsea sixth form were invited to a swanky event at Airbus to celebrate 50 years since Concorde's maiden flight from Filton.

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Wed, 12:14

Plans to demolish a disused Royal British Legion building have been amended amid building proposal concerns from within the village.

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Wed, 10:06

An appeal has been launched to try to track down the owners of a canary which has flown away.

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Wed, 10:00

The high quality of art work and interesting venues have been praised during a hugely successful arts week.

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Wed, 07:00

Children in care are leaving school with fewer GCSEs than their classmates, according to new figures.

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Tue, 18:00

A brave nurse raised £650 for a charity close to heart by jumping out of a plane at 15,000ft.

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Tue, 17:15

Registered voters are set to go to the polls on Thursday (May 23) to decide who sit in the European Parliament - but why vote?

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Tue, 14:00

There is still time to register for the Rotary Charity Walks and Runs in Nailsea.

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