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A Dickensian men's choir has celebrated 100 years of bringing festive cheer throughout North Somerset.

Kind pupils from a Nailsea school were so moved when they saw the plight of people affected by the fires in Australia, they decided to do what they could to help.

St Francis Primary School Nailsea

Engaged couples can view one of the region's top wedding venues in preparation for their big day.

A SpeedWatch group in North Somerset is appealing for volunteers.

North Somerset Council has been given a £9,000 boost in its efforts to tackle poor-quality housing in the private rental sector.

North Somerset Housing North Somerset

Festive Burns Nights, which celebrate the life of Scottish poet Robert Burns, take over North Somerset towns and villages this weekend.

North Somerset Clevedon Yatton

This is the new co-working space for freelancers and business owners in Clevedon.

A pensioner had war medals and jewellery stolen from his Nailsea home earlier this week.

Charges will be introduced in car parks in Clevedon, Nailsea and Portishead.

A decision on whether Bristol Airport will expand to cater for 12 million passengers a year will be made next month.

Bristol Airport

Stunning shots capture Wrington's Barley Wood House, in Long Lane, playing host to the centuries-old tradition of wassailing, alongside The Ethicurean restaurant, also Long Lane.

Wrington Barley Wood House Wrington

A meeting to discuss development plans for The Uplands in Nailsea will take place on Monday.

North Somerset Council Nailsea

Families rejoiced at Peel Park during wassail celebrations at the weekend.

Long Ashton

North Somerset Council can no longer afford to subsidise garden-waste collections when it is cutting frontline services.

More than 50 volunteers worked to clear rubbish from Portishead rhyne and marina at the weekend.


An ancient Somerset tradition returned to a village on the weekend.


Portishead Town Council has increased its precept to better fund services in the area.

Portishead Town Council Portishead

North Somerset has seen a big rise in electric vehicles, according to the latest figures.

One hundred trees will be given out to 100 residents to plant in their gardens at Pill Community Centre on Saturday.

A cycleway which will connect two towns could finally be built - more than 40 years since it was first mooted.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary invited Times reporter Lily Newton-Browne to join its officers on a police ride-around, to talk about the type of incidents they face during the holiday season and all year round

Avon and Somerset Constabulary North Somerset Weston-super-Mare

A mother from Portishead is to hold a book signing next month.

Crowds flocked to an orchard in Nailsea to take part in a lively wassail.


A yellow weather warning has been issued in North Somerset due to fog.

Met Office

An award ceremony to acknowledge the contribution of retired police dogs was held in Clevedon last week.

Nailsea Town Council is seeking compensation due to a drop in the number of houses which can be built on Engine Lane.

Nailsea Town Council Nailsea

An investigation has found a dozen cases of upskirting were reported to Avon and Somerset Constabulary since it was made a specific offence last April.

The start of a New Year is always a time to set your sights on a challenge and Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) is asking for cyclists of all abilities to take part in an epic fundraising cycle ride.

Children's Hospice South West

A shoe shop owner from Portishead has delivered hundreds of pairs of shoes to African children.

A care home in Clevedon has been awarded a 'good' rating following an unannounced inspection.

The Kubiak Dementia Foundation is hosting a Dementia Friendly Day on February 1 to provide a safe, relaxing space for dementia patients in North Somerset.

Pill North Somerset Clevedon

Charities across the district have benefited from grants given by North Somerset Community Partnership based in Clevedon.

Nailsea Yatton Clevedon

Nailsea's popular skate park festival will take place on June 6 this year.

Nailsea Skatepark Project Nailsea

A talented student has racked up thousands of views on YouTube doing tutorial videos.

Wassails aplenty take over North Somerset town and villages from today (Friday) until Sunday.

Nailsea Wraxall Congresbury

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