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In just seven days time we will all be out voting to decide who will be the councillors to represent us at district, town and parish council level.

An event which hopes to raise hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity will be held this weekend.

Travel disruption is predicted over the coming days with gales forecast to batter the South West of England.

Rubbish dumped close to Bristol Airport was collected during a clean-up.

Bristol Airport

Thousands of swimmers enjoyed a weekend of fun in the sun, as Portishead Open Air Pool welcomed a record-breaking number of visitors over the bank holiday weekend.

Plans to open a microbrewery and craft ale bar in Portishead town centre have been given the green light by North Somerset Council planners.

People in North Somerset are being encouraged to improve their health through walking.

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a woman who has been missing for three weeks.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Half a million pounds is needed to carry out ‘vital repairs’ to a grade II-listed cinema before winter.


Thieves clambered on to a village hall’s roof to steal lead in a ‘premeditated’ raid.


An Easter fair has raised around £1,500 for charity over the bank holiday weekend.

More than 6,500 Easter eggs were donated to youngsters thanks to trails around a National Trust site.

Tyntesfield National Trust Wraxall

Councillors in Nailsea are appealing for your votes which could help them win an award for their digital project.

Nailsea Town Council Nailsea

Footballers in Nailsea will soon be sporting a new kit, thanks to a shop in Nailsea.


A food festival will return to Portishead this summer, after debuting by the marina last year.


A Pill cancer charity will be holding a night of music and comedy.

Three daring colleagues climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for a children’s charity in Wraxall.

Portishead Wraxall

People of North Somerset pay one of the lowest council tax bills in the South West, new figures have revealed.

Families who have been involved in an multi-generational health study are taking part in the Big Bang Science Fair this weekend.


An organic farm site which has been running for 10 years could be put out of business.

A fitness challenge from the Royal Marines is coming to Nailsea this summer.


Youngsters grabbed their rabbit ears and bunnies as they embarked on an Easter egg hunt in Clevedon.

An action group campaigning for climate change prevention has held its first political hustings event.

The number of gun licences being requested in Avon and Somerset is soaring, prompting some concerns about how police resources are being drained on background checks.

Wonder Woman took the plunge in Clevedon for a health charity.

People flocked to Redhill to marvel at a range of spectacular vintage cars on display at the weekend.

Brain-teasers and head-scratching conundrums helped raise hundreds of pounds for charity.

Hundreds of school places are set to be unfilled in North Somerset within three years due to a drop in birth rates.

North Somerset Council

A cyclist was seriously injured this afternoon (Friday) after crashing into a wall on a major A-road in North Somerset.

A ‘caring and conscientious’ girl has had get her long hair chopped for charity.

A four-day weekend is upon us, and there are a plethora of Easter-themed activities for you to enjoy with your family.

Prison sentences were handed to just one in every three people who committed a knife-related crime last year.

A historic church in Portbury has been awarded a grant to carry out major repairs to the listed building and set up a heritage centre.


Firefighters are tackling a large blaze in Failand this morning (Friday).

Avon Fire and Rescue Service Failand

Children were delighted to welcome a four-legged visitor to church to celebrate Palm Sunday.


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