Portishead and North Weston facts for kids
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Portishead and North Weston is a civil parish with a Town Council in North Somerset, England. The parish includes the coastal town of Portishead along with the village of North Weston. The 2011 census gave the population as 23,699.
North Weston was historically a hamlet in the parish of Portishead. It was created a separate civil parish in 1894.
Between 1 April 1974 and 1 April 1996, both parishes were in the Woodspring district of the county of Avon. Before 1974 the parishes were part of the Long Ashton Rural District and Portishead Urban District.
The two parishes were united in 1993, and the united parish became part of North Somerset in 1996.
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