Style your British summer

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Celebrate this coming British summer in style with ideas and inspiration from the Nailsea Life & Style Team’s summer show, which takes place at The Masonic Hall, Nailsea, on Wednesday evening, April 25. The Life & Style Summer Show is the Team’s third event and promises to be even bigger and better than before. Expect [….]

Foodies Festival returns with top live bands

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Back by popular demand, Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, returns to The Downs Bristol on Friday, May 11-Sunday, May 13 with a mouth-watering summer event, which this year includes the launch of a brand new Musicians Against Homelessness music stage and extended opening times. The festival will celebrate live music [….]

Parkinson’s Branch Meeting

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The North West Somerset Branch of Parkinson’s UK will hold their Branch Meeting on Saturday, April 14 at 10.30am at St Francis Church, Ash Hayes Road, Nailsea. The guest speaker is Cyril Rautley with a slide presentation entitled ‘Curiouser & Curiouser’ telling of strange and intriguing sights encountered by Cyril on his travels around the [….]

Commonwealth themed relay for Athletic Club

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North Somerset Athletic Club and Academy will be carrying a mock Olympic torch around Weston-super-mare’s Grand Pier for a 24 hour relay over the weekend of March 10 and 11. The (mainly) Junior Club, with members from across the whole of North Somerset, anticipate around 250 of their youngsters will be involved, raising around £10,000 [….]

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 [….]

P.A.Y.E and Auto Enrolment Pension Changes

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The personal allowance increases to £11,850 for the 2018/19 tax year. The National Minimum increases from the current £7.05 to £7.38 for 21-24’s, while the Living Wage increases from the current £7.50 to £7.83 (25yrs and over) from 1st April 2018. Pension contributions increase from the current minimum total contribution of 2% of qualifying earnings [….]

Win a giant Easter Egg and help build a new hospice

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Nailsea Lions are raffling a number of Giant Easter Eggs to support St Peter’s Hospice Room to Care Appeal. St Peter’s Hospice is the only adult hospice for North Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire, supporting a population of almost one million. It has provided excellent end of life care for patients and their families since [….]

Another successful year for Nature Reserve

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2017 proved to be another successful year for Stockway North Nature Reserve in Nailsea, with visitor numbers of young people increasing by 12 percent to 255. For the eighth year running the reserve received an ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ award from The Royal Horticultural Society and South West in Bloom for their contribution to the community. [….]

Young chefs prepare tasty treats at Backwell School

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A major change in the curriculum for 11 pupils at Backwell School saw them cooking up an individual two-course meal for their entries in the Rotary Young Chef Competition sponsored by Rotary, Nailsea and Backwell. Originally 32 students applied to enter the competition and those who took part were tasked with preparing a compulsory lasagne and [….]