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Yatton

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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Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Cheddar
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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Yesterday, 13:30

Police officers have been served with ‘misconduct notices’ after an alleged incident in a Weston-super-Mare car park.

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Yesterday, 12:30

A support group for people who are blind or partially-sighted had a visit from Weston’s deputy mayor this week.

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Yesterday, 11:00

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

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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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North Somerset Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 08:00

A popular Halloween event in Weston-super-Mare which was scrapped by North Somerset Council may rise again after town councillors agreed to restore it.

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Weston Town Council
Yesterday, 07:00

North Somerset Council’s housing policy has finally been confirmed – but the area is ‘not of the woods yet’ when it comes to unscrupulous developers earmarking unsuitable sites for new homes.

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North Somerset Council Housing
Mon, 20:54

Lane closures are in place on the M5 tonight (Monday) after an accident.

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Weston-super-Mare
Mon, 19:00

A fair in one of North Somerset’s largest villages will return in 2017 for the first time since 2012.

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Mon, 17:34

Weston-super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team was called to stop a group of people walking out to Birnbeck Island yesterday afternoon (Sunday).

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Weston-super-Mare
Mon, 17:00

A Weston healthcare service has been praised for its friendly and supportive nature by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Mon, 16:57

An accident involving a motorcyclist is causing slow traffic in Highbridge this evening (Monday).

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Highbridge
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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Mon, 15:00

A new service has been launched in Burnham to help support people with mental health conditions.

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Mon, 14:00

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

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Mon, 13:00

A seven-year-old boy from Weston-super-Mare has raised money for Weston Hospicecare by organising a raffle in memory of his grandfather.

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Weston Hospicecare
Mon, 12:46

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Highbridge.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Highbridge
Mon, 12:30

Burnham Sailing Club has exciting plans for the future after it was announced this week it is planning to invest £25,000 in replacing its pontoons and decking.

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Mon, 12:00

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

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Mon, 11:00

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

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Mon, 10:53

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the M5 this morning (Monday) after an accident.

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Weston-super-Mare
Mon, 08:00

North Somerset’s schools are being run by too many different multi-academy trusts according to Government education leaders, but little can be done to change the situation.

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Mon, 07:00

The parents of a boy from Weston-super-Mare with cerebral palsy have described a surgeon who enabled him to walk for the first time as a ‘miracle worker’.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

The outside space at Banwell Children’s Centre is set to be improved.

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Banwell
Sunday, January 15, 2017

A block of offices in Weston-super-Mare is set to be converted into 26 flats, after North Somerset Council gave its seal of approval to the plan.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

A group of generous girl guides spent weeks making delicious treats and handmade items to raise money for two charities.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Online applications to become a full-time Somerset firefighter will open on Monday.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

A road which will link Bristol Airport to the centre of the city is due to open next week, with council bosses hoping it will alleviate traffic issues for North Somerset’s frustrated motorists.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

A name has been chosen for a new street comprising of more than a dozen homes in one of North Somerset’s largest villages.

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Housing Congresbury
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Plans to transform a Burnham hotel have been approved by the town council this week.

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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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