North Somerset News

A new zero waste shop has opened in Weston-super-Mare giving shoppers the chance to stock up on food essentials and cleaning products.

Ambitious proposals to make walking and cycling a more natural transport choice for residents and visitors to North Somerset have moved a step closer.

A number of community groups and businesses across North Somerset have pledged to step in and support families who are struggling to afford food this half-term.

A family support charity has been given £38,000 to help parents in need as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Clevedon Yeo’s autumn photo competition saw a high standard in pictures submitted and also raised £278 for the town Foodbank its their Just Giving page.

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With pumpkin fest on the horizon, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm welcomed back Luke Downs and his giant pumpkins to the zoo.


Members of a 300-strong female biker group have modelled for a calendar to commemorate a former member from Pill who died two years ago.

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A pumpkin trail will take place around Nailsea this week.


Each week in the run-up to Christmas, the Times will be speaking with local independent shops to see how they are coping and what support they need during the coronavirus pandemic using our #ShopLocal campaign.

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People in Clevedon are being invited to name a new retirement complex in the town and be in with a chance of winning £200.

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Children with special educational needs (SEND) can enjoy school holiday activities organised by North Somerset Council alongside their parents and carers this half term.

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Clevedon’s Curzon Cinema is back open and confident it will weather the storm of this difficult times with the support of the community.

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A Clevedon-based youth charity has launched a new outdoor learning programme which will enable children to continue valuable one-to-one support.

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North Somerset Council will ensure that no child goes hungry this half-term following the Government’s decision to withdraw funding for free school meals outside term time.

A former hospice resident has thanked staff for being her ‘rock’ stating she ‘would not have made it through without them’.

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A shoe store is celebrating 15 years of business in Portishead High Street.

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Bath and West Showground will host two drive-in Christmas pantomimes this year, with a twist.

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A Clevedon school has this year introduced a new pumpkin trail as a safer option to traditional trick or treating for children to enjoy.

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Plans to bring new parking charges to Clevedon, Portishead and Nailsea have been put on hold.

A men’s mental health group is looking to expand in North Somerset following its success in Weston.

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Youngsters at a Portishead nursery have paid a visit to Triggols Farm in Tickenham to pick their own pumpkins.

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North Somerset’s Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Network will host a free-to-join online discussion tomorrow (Saturday) as part of Black History Month.

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People in North Somerset are being encouraged to stop smoking to improve their health and reduce the strain on the NHS.

Generous members of Nailsea Lions have donated a seat to a popular nature reserve.

With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

More homes could be built on land that is already earmarked for more than 40 affordable houses.


Sarah Woodward and Rebecca Elliott, from Wards Solicitors in Clevedon, discuss planning for the future, reaching life’s major milestones and the importance of having an up-to-date Will throughout it all.

The Royal British Legion (RBL) will move into the YMCA unit in Clevedon for two weeks during its poppy appeal.


Health visitors and children’s centres in North Somerset have been awarded for the excellent support they provide to mums and babies in the area.

The 50th anniversary of the collapse of Clevedon Pier was commemorated with a brass plaque unveiled by a relative of the man who built it.

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Poppies will still be sold in a village this year.


A new company from Nailsea has been helping to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for care homes, councils and charities.

A Nailsea couple have raised £1,880 for the 401 Foundation by running more than 100 miles between them over three days.

A salon is raising vital funds for research into inflammatory breast cancer.

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The Portishead community and care centre residents’ families have been praised for donating seeds and plants to support Harbour Residential’s Going Green project.

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