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Villagers in Yatton say it is only a ‘matter of time’ before someone is killed or seriously hurt due to cars parking on High Street – and they have urged North Somerset Council to paint double yellow lines along the entire length of the road.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A group of Worle schoolchildren were involved in a fake evacuation on Tuesday, to give them a taste of what life was like for youngsters living during World War Two.

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Yesterday, 17:01

Fire crews were called to tackle a vehicle fire in Axbridge this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 14:00

Members of a North Somerset agricultural group are celebrating after donating more than £2,000 to three charities.

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What's On

Yesterday, 08:50

An opera filled with love, vengeance and murder will burst onto Weston-super-Mare Odeon’s screens this month, when the show is screened live from London.

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Mon, 11:00

A village drama group will bring the classic tale of Robin Hood to life in its pantomime.

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Mon, 10:00

The dead will be brought back to life in Weston-super-Mare when Sally Morgan draws on years of experience as one of the UK’s most popular mediums.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

A popular stage actor who is famed for stunning portrayals of historical icons is set to return to Bath this week to tell the story of a black pioneer in Britain.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

One of Britain’s hottest rock groups Mallory Knox will be performing in Bristol later this year.

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Court News

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The parents of a young Worle father, who died in a car crash, say their ‘bubbly’ and ‘outgoing’ son’s death was a ‘complete waste’ and have vowed his death will not be in vain.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A landowner has been sent to prison after refusing to move a caravan and hardstanding when legally required to do so.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A North Somerset woman with mental health difficulties almost hanged herself in Weston General Hospital’s emergency department, an inquest was told.

Education News

Yesterday, 18:00

A group of Worle schoolchildren were involved in a fake evacuation on Tuesday, to give them a taste of what life was like for youngsters living during World War Two.

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Yesterday, 11:00

Pupils from a North Somerset school began the new term with a blast this week.

Mon, 14:00

A nursery in Yatton has retained its good rating from education watchdog Ofsted.

Mon, 12:00

A Weston primary school has been recognised for its dedication to pupils’ learning, well-being and self-esteem.

Mon, 11:00

Children from North Somerset were busy crafting over the festive period, creating art based on their favourite video game characters.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 16:44

Three men who blew up a Post Office cash machine and made off with tens of thousands of pounds have been jailed today (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 15:45

Domino’s Pizza hopes to open its new takeaway outlet in Portishead within the next few months, the company has told the Times.

Yesterday, 15:00

A new recruit to the Newfound Friends team is looking forward to raising money for the charity this year.

Yesterday, 13:00

A Pill cancer charity is appealing for support from runners in the Bath Half Marathon.

Yesterday, 09:55

New tailored support will be offered to people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes across North Somerset.

Sport News

Mon, 09:12

Weston-super-Mare Football Club have signed a second striker ahead of tomorrow’s (Tuesday) match away at Dartford.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Weston-super-Mare Football Club have confirmed the signing of 25-year-old striker Jake Lee.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Hornets started the New Year with a comprehensive victory over Camborne on the new artificial pitch.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Weston secured a bonus point five-try victory over South Devon side Kingsbridge.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Winscombe continued their winning run in the league with a comprehensive victory at Gordano.

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Business News

Yesterday, 09:00

Low interest rates and the weakness of sterling could have a beneficial impact on North Somerset’s £1.3billion tourism industry, as more holidaymakers are expected to flock to the area as part of the post-Brexit effect.

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Mon, 16:05

The Post Office in Locking Castle is set to be modernised and will be open for longer once the changes are made.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Property developer Persimmon Homes’ Community Champions scheme has hit a milestone of £1million in charitable donations.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Work to redevelop a drab shopping area in a North Somerset village is making steady progress.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

A keen photographer from Weston-super-Mare has won a competition which means his image is now hitting the shelves as the cover shot for a top photography magazine.

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