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  • Road improvements in Yatton and Kenn

    By Portishead People at 12:43 on 14/01/14
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    North Somerset Council continues its commitment to invest in roads with £750,000 worth of improvements to the B3133 in Yatton and Kenn starting this week. The B3133 serves as a vital link for village residents, traders and commuters. Resurfacing is taking place due to its deteriorating condition. The works will also include improvements to footways, drainage, kerbing, signage and road markings. Repair work started yesterday...
  • Waitrose garage to close for five days

    By Prue_Reid at 11:28 on 30/11/12
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    PORTISHEAD'S only fuel station is to close next week for a refurbishment – forcing motorists out of town to fill up their tanks. The Waitrose garage at Cabstand is to close on Sunday from 9pm for five days. The work is part of a changeover which will see Shell provide fuel for Waitrose filling stations across the country. The garage is the only fuel filling station in Portishead and the work will mean motorists will have...
  • Roads still closed due to flooding

    By Prue_Reid at 13:11 on 28/11/12
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    The following roads are still closed due to flooding. •Portbury Lane, Portbury •Failand Lane, Failand •Sheepway, Portbury
  • Keep up to date with roadworks thanks to new website

    By Prue_Reid at 15:33 on 13/11/12
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    A state-of-the-art highway information service is to be trialled on North Somerset Council website to keep drivers and residents up to date with forthcoming roadworks.   The website links to the map-based system which is free to use and allows users to view precisely where and when the road works are taking place, who is responsible for them and assess the likely impact on their journey times. The...
  • Frozen chickens bring M5 to a standstill

    By Prue_Reid at 14:53 on 16/10/12
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    HUNDREDS of frozen chickens brought the M5 between Clevedon and Portishead to a standstill this morning. The motorway had to be closed after a lorry carrying 1,000 frozen chickens crashed, spilling its load over the motorway. Police were called at just after 11.40am today after a chicken delivery lorry crashed into the central reservation on the southbound carriageway between Clevedon and Portishead. One lane of the motorway was closed...

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