For the first time in its history, joint winners have been announced in this year’s Backwell and District Sunflower Competition.
Backwell Village Show has been cancelled for the first time in its history due to the coronavirus pandemic.
An army veteran from Backwell will walk a 500-mile pilgrimage in Northern Spain for Care for Casualties, the charity for wounded veterans of The Rifles Infantry Regiment.
A charity worker from Backwell has released her first novel, which touches upon mental health stigma.
The Unlock Your Talent festival has raised more than £9,000 for North Somerset charity, Vine Counselling Service.
A housing development in Backwell opened its doors to potential buyers.
A plethora of charity concerts are taking place in the district this weekend.
Pupils from a Backwell school have supported the nearby children’s hospice by donating food and playing a Christmas concert.
Timetable changes to bus services which travel through Portishead, Backwell, Congresbury, Yatton, Claverham and Long Ashton will be put in place next month.
Members of a generous art group in Backwell have donated hundreds of pounds to charities.
Dozens of Backwell scouts and explorers braved the wind and rain while sleeping rough for an evening to raise thousands of pounds for a homeless charity at the start of the month.
Scouts will start delivering Christmas cards to homes in Backwell and Nailsea.
Two leisure centres have teamed up with the Times to give readers the chance to win an annual membership.
Backwell is celebrating after students achieved impressive GCSE results.
Backwell School students have achieved ‘amazing’ results again this year, according to staff.
Children saddled up for an annual Donkey Derby.
The entrance to Backwell’s recycling centre will receive an estimated £300,000 overhaul to prevent cars queueing down narrow roads.
Families flocked to a celebration of village life.
A female version of The Odd Couple will take to the stage in Backwell next month.
A couple from Backwell were given the honour of opening a new wheelchair centre in southern India.
Generous Freemasons from Backwell donated more than £1,000 to St Peter’s Hospice.
Roadworks will begin in the centre of Portishead today (Wednesday).
An art club’s annual exhibition has raised £2,000 for two charities.
Backwell theatre audiences will encounter a physiological thriller next week.
Scouts are preparing to deliver post across Nailsea and Backwell to raise money for charity.
A successful theatre company in Backwell is looking for more volunteers.
Students forced to use public transport to attend school are becoming stressed, anxious and late for lessons – according to a North Somerset headteacher.
Backwell Swimming Club has received £1,000 to help pay for new equipment.
Backwell School is celebrating another year of ‘fantastic’ GCSE results.
A village club has raised £3,000 for charity by holding festivals and gigs.
A North Somerset show choir is starting a new group for children aged eight to 12.
Sporting pupils from a Backwell school raised £300 by taking part in a sponsored hula hoop challenge.
Police are appealing for help to find Charlie Peters who has been missing for three days.
Train passengers face major disruption over Easter with no services running from Nailsea & Backwell or Yatton.
The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, in St Georges near Weston-super-Mare, from January 15-26.
A devoted dad from Backwell is cycling from Bristol to Paris with the surgeons who saved his daughters’ lives.
Heavy disruption is expected tomorrow (Thursday) with snow and storms forecast to cause significant problems.
The memories of people living in a North Somerset village will be recorded as part of a history project starting in March.
Nailsea & Backwell Railway Station is closed following a person being hit by a train this morning (Monday).
A person has been struck by a train this morning (Monday) causing significant disruption on rail services.
Nailsea Lions will begins its annual Christmas Santa float appeal this week.
People living in North Somerset can from today (Wednesday) give their views on plans to build 25,000 homes in the district over 20 years.
Plans to build more than
2,500 homes in Nailsea over the next 20 years are focussed on the wrong part of town, according to one of North Somerset Council’s executive members.
A decision about whether 220 homes should be built in Backwell has been delayed again.
Backwell will be ‘decimated’ if plans to expand it by 700 homes go ahead, according to a new campaign group.
More than 1,000 parking tickets were handed out to Clevedon motorists by traffic wardens during the opening months of a new crackdown on illegal parking.
Two new bells will be cast for a North Somerset church, where its dedicated team of ringers is hoping to keep the campanology tradition going.
A long-awaited housing decision which has the potential to blow a North Somerset parish council’s vision for growth out of the water is due next week.
A group has been providing ‘friendship and support’ for unpaid carers in North Somerset for nearly 20 years.
A cash machine in Backwell has been targeted by thieves for the second time this month.