BACKWELL

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Backwell School students have achieved 'amazing' results again this year, according to staff.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Children saddled up for an annual Donkey Derby.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

The entrance to Backwell's recycling centre will receive an estimated £300,000 overhaul to prevent cars queueing down narrow roads.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Families flocked to a celebration of village life.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

A female version of The Odd Couple will take to the stage in Backwell next month.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

A couple from Backwell were given the honour of opening a new wheelchair centre in southern India.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Generous Freemasons from Backwell donated more than £1,000 to St Peter's Hospice.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Roadworks will begin in the centre of Portishead today (Wednesday).

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

An art club's annual exhibition has raised £2,000 for two charities.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Backwell theatre audiences will encounter a physiological thriller next week.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Scouts are preparing to deliver post across Nailsea and Backwell to raise money for charity.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A successful theatre company in Backwell is looking for more volunteers.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Students forced to use public transport to attend school are becoming stressed, anxious and late for lessons - according to a North Somerset headteacher.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Backwell Swimming Club has received £1,000 to help pay for new equipment.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Backwell School is celebrating another year of 'fantastic' GCSE results.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

A village club has raised £3,000 for charity by holding festivals and gigs.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A North Somerset show choir is starting a new group for children aged eight to 12.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sporting pupils from a Backwell school raised £300 by taking part in a sponsored hula hoop challenge.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Police are appealing for help to find Charlie Peters who has been missing for three days.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Train passengers face major disruption over Easter with no services running from Nailsea & Backwell or Yatton.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse, in St Georges near Weston-super-Mare, from January 15-26.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A devoted dad from Backwell is cycling from Bristol to Paris with the surgeons who saved his daughters' lives.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Heavy disruption is expected tomorrow (Thursday) with snow and storms forecast to cause significant problems.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The memories of people living in a North Somerset village will be recorded as part of a history project starting in March.

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Nailsea & Backwell Railway Station is closed following a person being hit by a train this morning (Monday).

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Monday, January 8, 2018

A person has been struck by a train this morning (Monday) causing significant disruption on rail services.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Nailsea Lions will begins its annual Christmas Santa float appeal this week.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A decision about whether 220 homes should be built in Backwell has been delayed again.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Backwell will be 'decimated' if plans to expand it by 700 homes go ahead, according to a new campaign group.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

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.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

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.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

A group has been providing 'friendship and support' for unpaid carers in North Somerset for nearly 20 years.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

A cash machine in Backwell has been targeted by thieves for the second time this month.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Audiences in Backwell have two treats to enjoy this week.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

A Backwell road will be partially closed at the end of the month due to water works.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A hotel and restaurant in Backwell has been awarded five gold stars from the AA just a year after it opened.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A number of changes are being introduced at Backwell recycling centre after 'dangerous conditions' were highlighted by a health and safety expert.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Scarecrows will be popping up all over Backwell over the next week, when a popular trail returns to the village.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Water works in Backwell are expected to continue for two months.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Bristol City's Joe Bryan has been linked with a move to join Harry Redknapp at Birmingham City.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Two men have been charged after a man in Bristol was beaten up in an alleged homophobic attack earlier this year.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Street lights, which can be dimmed late at night, are to be installed across Backwell, Claverham, Clevedon and Yatton over eight months.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

A big book swap, poetry performances and a Hunger Games quiz were just some of the activities on offer at Backwell School's book day event.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

A Jack Russell terrier has suffered serious injuries after being shot in the head.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Train services have been cancelled after a vehicle struck a bridge between Nailsea & Backwell Railway Station and Yatton this morning (Thursday).

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Junior school pupils took to the stage for a summer concert.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

A huge crowd enjoyed one of North Somerset's biggest beer festivals at Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club.

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