BANWELL

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

A North Somerset couple feels they have been left unsupported by the British Embassy after a mob ransacked and destroyed their holiday lodge and set fire to their car in Ethiopia.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Banwell Football Club has donated more than 400 pieces of kit to the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline Charity which supports sick children affected by the nuclear disaster of 1986.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A former farming building will become a gym.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

More than 50 homes will be built in a village after councillors made a U-turn on their original decision of refusing a planning application.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Banwell farm reopened July 10 but still referred to this year as a financial write off due to the coronavirus.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The route of the long-awaited Banwell bypass has been confirmed as part of a £97million funding package.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

More than 50 homes will not be built in a village after councillors refused the plan.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Plans to build more than 50 homes in a village have been deferred.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Wrington Primary students bagged themselves first place in the 2020 Youth Speaks competition.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

People are being encouraged to complete a survey which will determine the way Somerset tackles climate change in the future.

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Hundreds of plastic ducks raced down a river in aid of a scouts group on Boxing Day.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

A decision over whether a housing estate can be built on the edge of Banwell has been postponed to allow councillors to visit the site.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Naturalist and television presenter Sir David Attenborough has inspired children in Banwell to think about the environment by writing to them.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

A Banwell woman who went missing earlier this week has been found safe and well, Avon and Somerset Constabulary have revealed.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Three roads in Banwell will be closed for resurfacing this month.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

More than 20 people put on high-vis jackets and got our their litter-pickers to give Banwell a spring clean at the weekend.

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Leaders at a village church are working to secure its future by opening new spaces which can be used by the whole community.

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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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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Warning signs which flash when drivers are speeding show more than 12,000 cars a week are speeding through Banwell.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

A charity which rescues owls and birds of prey has re-launched a £45,000 campaign to help it find a new home.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Children at one North Somerset primary school had a more exciting Monday than usual this week, when it held its Christmas fair.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

A house in Banwell has become part of a tribute to the armed forces put together by street artist D-NEK.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Weston-super-Mare’s emergency services joined forces with a village football team on Sunday in aid of a six-year-old girl, who needs an operation to help her walk.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Police are increasing high-visibility patrols in Banwell after five collisions in one road.

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Monday, October 3, 2016

A Government planning inspector heard final before going away to make a decision on whether or not to allow a 155-home development in Banwell.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

An outline planning application for 44 homes in Banwell has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Banwell Village Hall was filled to the brim with tasty fruit and veg and beautiful flowers this month.

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Friday, September 23, 2016

A planning inquiry is being held to decide whether a developer can build 155 homes in Banwell.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Avon Owls, a charity based in Banwell, has launched a campaign to raise £45,000 to create a new rescue and rehabilitation centre.

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Friday, January 15, 2016

North Somerset Council has defended the process it uses to determine housing applications after losing the right to decide whether three large developments should be given the go-ahead.

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Monday, November 30, 2015

A FAMILY is raising money for a medical vest for their nine-year-old son with cystic fibrosis to help give him more independence.

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Monday, August 10, 2015

BUDDING footballers have been practising their passing and tackling techniques at a summer soccer school.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

AN APPLICATION to extend a 1,150-home development near Banwell by 400 houses has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Monday, July 13, 2015

WHILE Americans were celebrating Independence Day people in one North Somerset village were enjoying its annual fun day.

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

THE cost of part of an ‘essential’ flood scheme has almost doubled – meaning North Somerset Council will have to fork out £1million more than it had originally planned.

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