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North Somerset Council planners have been accused of ‘ignoring’ the authority’s newly-adopted planning policy, after an objection to 50 new homes being built in Congresbury was seemingly dropped at the last minute.

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07:00

North Somerset Council’s planning website is still being hit with regular problems – despite the council’s leader claiming the issues were being resolved imminently almost six months ago.

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Yesterday, 19:00

An Arctic explorer visited a Worle school to deliver workshops about his adventures and taught the pupils how to survive and travel in freezing temperatures.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Seven children from a Weston primary school who follow the rules ‘in an exceptional way’ were given a treat.

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Yesterday, 15:30

Highbridge’s wassail celebration boasted a record attendance at the weekend, with more than 500 people braving the winter chill to enjoy the South West tradition.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:00

London-based duo Alpines are going on tour after releasing a new record last year, and will make an appearance in Bristol.

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Yesterday, 10:04

The sound of Elbow will fill the woods at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer, after the band announced they will be taking part in Forest Live.

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Thu, 10:29

A show which brings two historic queens together to chat about politics, current affairs and the novelties of modern life is heading to Weston-super-Mare in March.

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Thu, 10:21

If you think you know about dinosaurs, Ben Garrod is about to prove you wrong when he visits Weston-super-Mare’s Playhouse.

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Thu, 10:20

A hit cinema franchise has returned for its third instalment, promising mind-blowing stunts and extreme action.

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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, 19:00

An Arctic explorer visited a Worle school to deliver workshops about his adventures and taught the pupils how to survive and travel in freezing temperatures.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Seven children from a Weston primary school who follow the rules ‘in an exceptional way’ were given a treat.

Thu, 14:00

A history book recalling the great flood of Uphill in 1981 has been written by a group of schoolchildren.

Tue, 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.

Tue, 11:00

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

North Somerset News

35 minutes ago

Year two pupils in Clevedon have made a heroic return to lessons after the Christmas break.

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06:20

People in Yatton claim parking cars along the busy High Street is ‘dangerous’ and have set up a petition calling for double yellow lines to be painted.

Yesterday, 18:00

Clevedon Community Hospital has been given more than £1,000 by a support group.

Yesterday, 17:00

Families in a North Somerset village shared food and got creative with crafts at a messy church session.

Yesterday, 16:33

Two cars have crashed on the M5 between Bristol and Portishead, which could have major ramifications on traffic using the motorway this evening (Friday).

Sport News

Yesterday, 15:38

Weston Football Club welcome Wealdstone to The Woodspring Stadium tomorrow (Saturday) and head coach Scott Bartlett says his team ‘can’t wait’ to get out on the pitch, despite suffering defeat last time out.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Weston Football Club has announced plans for a 3G training pitch have finally been given the go-ahead, something which its football development director says is ‘crucial’ for the club to move forward.

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Yesterday, 09:43

Weston registered their 16th straight league victory on the trot at home to Newent.

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Yesterday, 09:42

Winscombe were forced to dig deep to keep their unbeaten record against Wiveliscombe.

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Yesterday, 09:42

Hornettes Ladies played top of the table Cullompton in front of a large crowd at the official opening of the new artificial grass pitch.

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Business News

Tue, 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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