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Pints and pizzas could soon be served at a former fish and chip shop, which is set to be converted into a microbrewery.

Yesterday, 14:00

Bus bosses will front up to the people of Portishead at monthly surgeries after a spike in public transport problems.

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Yesterday, 07:00

A ‘landmark’ building in Clevedon could soon be revamped into retail space and accommodation.

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Tue, 07:00

Attempts to reduce speed limits in a village to 20 miles per hour have been ‘constantly thwarted’ by North Somerset Council.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

North Somerset Council has failed to take action against thousands of fly-tipping incidents, according to Government figures.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

People are being encouraged to report irresponsible dog owners as part of a crackdown on dog fouling in the area.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Two charities are keen to build dozens of homes in Nailsea on a site once set aside for community use.

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Great steps have been taken to make North Somerset safer for cyclists as campaigners call for more supporters.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Proposed roads which would cut through a parish would cause ‘mayhem’ to commuters and villagers alike, according to North Somerset Council’s leader.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Tens of thousands of pounds looks set to be spent on revitalising a village, which could see a 20mph speed limit introduced in its centre.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Calls have been made to remove all dog bins in Portishead, with one councillor describing their use as ‘farcical’.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Campaigners have hit out at claims ‘political pressure’ has played a role in determining the future of a former pub in Cleeve.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Portishead’s Victorian fair is likely to be held on a Sunday again this year, despite ‘adverse feedback’ from retailers.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Funding arrangements to support children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are to improve.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Taxpayers are likely to be footing the bill for Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve years earlier than expected, the Times can reveal.

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

A local authority has lost out on millions in bonuses after failing to reach housing targets, with tardy developers blamed for not acting on planning permissions quickly enough.

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

A former village library is set to be replaced with a café after plans were approved by North Somerset Council last month.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Trains should be running between Portishead and Bristol within four-and-a-half years.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Much-needed relief is on the way for small traders after a cut in business rates was announced.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

North Somerset’s sights will once again feature in an ITV drama, as an adaptation of a Jane Austen novel is filmed for national television.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

‘A blot on the landscape’, which has witnessed fly-tipping and unauthorised airport parking, has been given the green light to open for business use.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

North Somerset Council will explore ways to go carbon neutral after unanimously declaring a ‘climate emergency’.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

North Somerset Council has set its budget for 2019/20, with a tax rise and cuts on the way.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Tens of thousands will be spent on replacing traffic lights at a busy junction with work set to begin later in the month.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

A parish council could install signs to improve road safety.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

A new play area has opened in Portishead after a housing development was completed.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dozens of jobs are set to be created in North Somerset after a deal was inked to lure an international firm to the West Country.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

North Somerset’s mental health strategy has undergone a ‘rigorous review’ after reports revealed children living in care in the district were more likely to experience mental health difficulties than the rest of the UK.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

About £1.8million will be available to households living near Bristol Airport to increase noise insulation in their homes as part of a scheme accompanying its expansion plans.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

An ‘ambitious’ transport masterplan to build railway stations, roads and a motorway junction with hopes of ‘tackling congestion and supporting economic growth’ has taken a step forward.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

The number of alcohol-related hospital admissions has risen by 30 per cent in a decade.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

No waste from North Somerset will be dumped on landfill sites from next year after the local authority agreed three new waste treatment contracts.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Revised plans to demolish a pub and replace it with a petrol station have been revealed, but defiant villagers still insist it should not be flattened.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Nailsea Town Council wants to transform Somerset Square into a vibrant hub with new shops, restaurants and leisure facilities with thousands of homes due to be built.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A working group has been set up in order to tackle proposals to build a road in a village.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

A meeting to ‘reform and energise’ democracy in Portishead will not be held for at least another three months after councillors voted to put the issue on the backburner.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Two senior managerial positions at North Somerset Council remain vacant, despite the six-figure salaries on offer.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

A professional rugby union club will start work to build a ‘world-class training facility’ between two villages next month.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Aspiring social workers will soon be able to benefit from a training initiative backed by North Somerset Council.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Campaigners are ‘over the moon’ as improvements to a community pool in Pill look set to go ahead after receiving a significant cash boost.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Long Ashton Parish Council has set its council tax higher than the rate of inflation as it looks to fund a library service in the village.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

A house in Nailsea which dates back to the 19th century could be converted into five flats.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

A Portishead councillor is ‘angry and frustrated’ after he was unable to influence ‘harmful’ plans to convert an empty office block into housing.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Bristol Airport’s expansion plans have received more than 1,800 objections – but also some support in recent days.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

People living in Flax Bourton are campaigning to ‘cross the road and walk on pavements safely’ in their village, where motorists have been recorded driving more than 65mph in a 30mph area.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Portishead is set to miss out on vital funding which could revitalise its struggling High Street.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Cameras have been installed around Portishead’s marina in a bid to crack down on ‘inconsiderate’ parking and help unreliable bus services.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

A children’s play park in Wraxall is due to undergo improvements which will cost thousands of pounds.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Controversial plans to downgrade a crossing in Nailsea have been reversed, thanks to appeals from community groups and councillors.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Women in North Somerset are being urged to attend ‘life-saving’ smear tests after figures revealed a quarter had missed their appointments.

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