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The number of alcohol-related hospital admissions has risen by 30 per cent in a decade.

NHS North Somerset Council

No waste from North Somerset will be dumped on landfill sites from next year after the local authority agreed three new waste treatment contracts.

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A Portishead man has been charged after ‘skirmishes’ broke out at a Bristol City football match earlier this month.

An aspiring cyclist hopes to hit the big time and make it to the Olympics after seeing success at competitions.

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An amateur dramatic group is set to blow audiences away with its first performance of its anniversary year.

Wildlife enthusiasts believe last year’s warm weather has helped increase bird populations in parts of North Somerset.

Memorial events, family fun days and community cinema screenings are all available to enjoy this weekend.

Calls have been made for a council to rethink rent hikes which are impacting traders on Portishead High Street.

Marvin Rees Peter Mitchell Portishead Town Council

A Lions club was blowing its own trumpet after members presented £1,000 to a brass band.

Keen crafters in Nailsea have set up a group to offer a range of workshops.


Freemasons have donated hundreds of pounds to a Wraxall charity to thank staff for the ‘outstanding’ support they provide to families.

Children's Hospice South West Wraxall

A printing manufacturer has handed over thousands of pounds to a children’s charity.

Springboard Opportunity Group Clevedon

Revised plans to demolish a pub and replace it with a petrol station have been revealed, but defiant villagers still insist it should not be flattened.

Ian Fergusson Nelson North Somerset Council

An inquiry into the fatal shooting of Spencer Ashworth near Portishead has been completed.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

An opticians has launched a contact lens recycling scheme in a bid to help reduce unnecessary waste sent to landfill.

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A musical group has handed thousands of pounds to a charity.

Hundreds of people are preparing to be doused with paint in a fundraising event in aid of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

Children's Hospice South West Wraxall

Nailsea Town Council wants to transform Somerset Square into a vibrant hub with new shops, restaurants and leisure facilities with thousands of homes due to be built.

Nailsea Town Council North Somerset Council Nailsea

A yellow weather warning has been issued for North Somerset this morning (Thursday) due to fog.

A grade-I listed pier will display its archives for the first time to mark a landmark date.

Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust Clevedon Pier Clevedon

A Clevedon drama society will celebrate the works of two famous composers.


A working group has been set up in order to tackle proposals to build a road in a village.

Liam Fox North Somerset Council Tickenham

A woman has died after a crash on a busy road near the M5 this morning (Wednesday).

An actress and stage star is the new ambassador for a Clevedon retirement community.

Fashion fans splashed out on new outfits during a fundraiser in Nailsea.


A secondary school has joined a new multi-academy trust after its old one collapsed.

A busy road has been closed approaching the M5 after a ‘serious collision’ this morning (Wednesday).

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Plans to add a new lane to one of North Somerset’s busiest roads will receive the green light later this month, with hopes of alleviating commuters’ traffic woes.

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It was a night of murder, mystery, and improvisation as The Story Cellar’s youth theatre group held their second performance at Pill Memorial Club.

Two of Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s Portishead control room staff have been nominated for national awards.

A North Somerset rock school has seen a surge in demand from teenage girls keen to join the group.

Environmentally-conscious restaurant The Ethicurean reopened its doors last weekend after its refurbishment in Wrington.


A charity is looking for the mystery winner of a £1,000 lottery ticket bought in Nailsea.

Children's Hospice South West Wraxall

A family-owned hairdressers in Clevedon has closed after more than 30 years in business.


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