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    More food banks for North Somerset

    TWO new food banks are to open in North Somerset to help cope with the increasing demand from people struggling to feed their families.


    By Carol_Deacon at 14:30 on 31/05/13, 0 comments

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    Top council job to be advertised @ £145...

    The new chief executive of North Somerset Council will be paid £145,000pa, councillors decided as a special meeting this week.


    By Carol_Deacon at 14:29 on 31/05/13, 0 comments

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    Wanted: Wedding planner for Nailsea

    The historic Nailsea Tithe Barn is looking to appoint a 'wedding planner'.
    The Tithe Barn dates from 1480 and with Holy Trinity Church is part...

    By Carol_Deacon at 14:27 on 31/05/13, 0 comments

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    Union J first record release

    Union J is releasing their debut record Carry On on Sunday, June 2.

    You can hear the X Factor UK stars new record and watch the video by...

    By Carol_Deacon at 14:25 on 31/05/13, 0 comments

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    Made in North Somerset

    Local businesses and organisations are being urged to get involved in the third 'Made in North Somerset' festival.

    Organised by North Somerset...

    By Carol_Deacon at 14:23 on 31/05/13, 0 comments

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    Backwell Lake new path does a part circuit

    Backwell Lake has a new footpath running part way around the beauty spot.
    After several years in the planning and construction, which has been...

    By Carol_Deacon at 13:39 on 29/05/13, 0 comments

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    Nailsea-Uganda Water Project news

    The Nailsea-Uganda Water Project has raised more than £30,000 for an impovished African community since it was launched in September...

    By Carol_Deacon at 12:51 on 29/05/13, 0 comments

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    Anyone for croquet in Nailsea with Tim...

    Goodie Tim Brooke-Taylor is going to be playing croquet in Nailsea to raise money for a Christian counselling service.
    The 72-year-old comic actor...

    By Carol_Deacon at 12:14 on 29/05/13, 0 comments

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    Belly good fun for customers of Crown Glass...

    Customers will be getting a wiggle on in Nailsea town centre at the weekend with a belly-dancing display.
    Visitors to the Crown Glass Shopping...

    By Carol_Deacon at 17:23 on 28/05/13, 0 comments

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    The Blue Room, Nailsea, to close

    The Blue Room in Nailsea is to close on Saturday, June 15.
    Set up three years ago by Sheila Clifton and her daughters Nicola and Amy, the arts and...

    By Carol_Deacon at 17:11 on 28/05/13, 0 comments

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    What's On when and where in the Nailsea area, music, dance, street scene, it is all here

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    Nailsea Chamber of Trade and Commerce

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    Yatton People

    To give the 14,000 people living and working in Clavererham, Cleeve, Congresbury and Yatton an online voice at part of the Local People social media network.

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    Nailsea Transport

    For timetables, traffic, ticket and tide time information. For motorway hold-ups and local roadworks.

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    Whatever your beliefs this group is for you whether you go to church on choose to worship you God in other ways

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Carol Deacon

Why I like Nailsea

I have lived in Nailsea for more than 30 years - arriving in my late 20s with my husband from London. We were the only people we know to love the rusty old sculpture in the town centre and the Queens Road wasn't built. We love the low crime rate, sense of community and acceptance by the villagers of the incomers. The schools are fantastic and so is the Courtyard wine bar!

Why I don't like Nailsea

A bigger range of shops and less moaning by the inhabitants would be great - in fact I don't think many of them have 'had it so good' but they don't appreciate the town. More reasoned debate on the future of the town and less kneejerk reactions to issues would be good. Oh! and to finish less politics on local councils and more purpose. Wraxall Parish Council is my favourite full of intelligent, caring councillors.


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