Schoolchildren and seniors conquer cancer charity abseil

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Schoolchildren and plucky pensioners conquered a cancer charity’s first ever Abseil Cabot Circus to raise over £8,000. Dozens stopped to watch over 30 daredevils, aged six to 72, take the plunge from the Bristol shopping centre’s top floor for Penny Brohn UK on Saturday, March 10. Penny Brohn head of community and challenge events, Emma [….]

Homeless help from Rotary

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Portishead residents rallied after Christmas and the New Year to help support the homeless in Bristol in partnership with Portishead Rotary Club. Blankets, pillows and food items were donated to the Club and then taken to The Wild Goose Centre in Stapleton Road for distribution to those in need. Esther Lambert from the Centre, pictured [….]

Clevedon children featured in national magazine thanks to STEM work

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Mary Elton Primary School pupils were featured in the Primary STEM magazine after years of incredible work in the subjects. The inspirational school have worked with industry to build wheelchairs and safari lodges. They have also recently held a science summit where children from across the county discussed global science issues. Assistant Head Teacher Steve [….]

Inspiring Clevedon student to take on challenges after injury

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An inspiring Clevedon School student who overcame a rock-climbing injury is hoping to combine his skill, studies and passion for Product Design with rock climbing by setting up a business to combine the two. Laurence Proctor, 16, is also taking on challenges across the world scaling huge heights to pursue his ambitions. Yet two years [….]

Students excel in cryptography competition

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Clever Clevedon School students are performing in the top 78 out of 1113 teams nationally in a prestigious code-breaking, maths and science competition. The high-achieving students are exploring code-breaking challenges during the annual Alan Turing Cryptography Competition and are aiming to be ranked even higher. In the competition, students solve puzzles online using their mathematical [….]

Green light for major housing plan

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A major plan which shapes housing development in North Somerset up to 2026 has been approved by a Government inspector. The Site Allocations Plan sets out the sites needed to deliver the agreed North Somerset housing requirement over the next eight years. Its approval means there is now much more certainty about the location of [….]

Stockway North Nature Reserve Open Days

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Are you interested in wildlife? Then visit us on our ‘FREE’ open days See for yourself the work we have done to benefit wildlife Let The Friends of the Reserve show you round Come and pond dip Accompanied children of all ages are welcome Full disabled access Open Days 2018 [2pm to 5pm weather and light [….]