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THOUSANDS of cyclists descended on Weston-super-Mare seafront when the sixth annual Great Weston Ride drew to a close.

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Addaction North Somerset raising awareness of hep C.

A WESTON man living with hepatitis C after years of drug use is urging people to get tested and treated.

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crowds on Weston Sea front.

BED and breakfast owners and hoteliers are reporting an increase in the number of Weston-super-Mare visitors who have travelled from the other side of the world.

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08:00
Grove Park toilets.

COMPLAINTS about public toilets in Weston-super-Mare have been doing the rounds again on Streetlife this week.

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Streetlife
Uphill Village show, Dougie and Ben.

TROPHIES were handed out for colourful flower arrangements and delicious sweet treats at a revamped village show.

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What's On

10:31

LIVE entertainment, box office hits and more make up Cheddar Arts @ Kings Theatre’s autumn programme.

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Yesterday, 13:31
Mice on Skates.

A DYNAMIC children’s show which is sure to entertain the kids this summer holidays has just arrived in Bristol.

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Yesterday, 10:31
Salsa on the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare.

THE magic of salsa is coming to Weston-super-Mare this weekend.

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The Grand Pier
Yesterday, 09:35
Musical notes

A SUMMER concert is being held in aid of an African school.

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Yesterday, 09:09
Johnny Cash roadshow

ONE of the biggest legends of country music is being brought to life on stage – and you could win tickets to the show.

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Court News

LEGAL fees will cost North Somerset Council tens of thousands of pounds after top UK judges made the final decision in a long-standing court challenge on youth service cuts.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who was found to be above the drink-drive limit after crashing his van along a country lane has received a 14-month driving ban and been fined.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN who blamed his ‘bad eczema’ for his decision to carry an eight-inch kitchen knife around Weston town centre has been jailed.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN has been sentenced over a number of car crimes and handling stolen goods in West Wick.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Daniel Russell

TWO men who were jailed for a ‘truly appalling’ Weston crime spree which saw families terrorised in their own homes have failed in a bid to have their sentences reduced.

Education News

11:00

WESTON College has been working with Worlebury St Paul’s Primary School to create a piece of ceramic artwork.

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Yesterday, 16:00
St Georges Primary School celebration evening.

THE summer holidays are upon us and another set of eager year six students are preparing for their first day at secondary school in September.

St Georges Primary School
Yesterday, 15:00
Wrington Primary School year six pupils performance

The leavers’ production is a highlight of every school year – and pupils in year six at Wrington Primary School did not disappoint when they presented their play at the end of term earlier this month.

Wrington
Yesterday, 12:30
Vanessa Brill.

A TENNIS player will be jetting off to the United States after she was accepted onto a scholarship programme, all thanks to a YouTube video.

Yesterday, 07:00
Churchfield Church School has been commended for its improvements.

A PRESCHOOL in Worle has been labelled as ‘inadequate’ after children were found to have left the premises on their own.

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North Somerset News

12:00

A 19-year-old from Clevedon has won a prestigious award at the Bristol and Bath Apprenticeship Awards.

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09:00
Work has been ongoing at the pier since October 2014.

Clevedon Pier’s much-anticipated community share offer is set to be launched on August 14, which it is hoped will help secure the historic attraction for future generations.

Yesterday, 18:00
Winner Neil Morris with theclub staff Debbi Lough and Claire Madge.

A Congresbury health club’s annual golf day raised £500 for charity.

Congresbury
Yesterday, 17:00
CLEVEDON - Dominos Pizza, 32 Old Church Road, 6NN - Stock image of the front of the store (LJ)
25,07,2015

A national pizza chain has opened its new branch in Clevedon.

Yesterday, 15:00
New Clevedon Lions members.

Clevedon Lions are celebrating recruiting four new members this week, increasing its membership to 21.

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:15

Weston returned to winning ways with a comfortable victory over Shapwick & Polden.

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Yesterday, 09:14
Cricket Uphill Castlev Street,Luke Bliss

Uphill Castle enjoyed a comfortable seven wicket victory over visitors Street.

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Yesterday, 09:13
Jules Froud.

Lympsham defeated Huntspill and District by just one run in an enthralling encounter.

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Yesterday, 09:13

Weston 2nd XI returned to winning ways with a thrilling finish against Old Bristolians Westbury.

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Yesterday, 09:12
Cricket  Belvederev Butleigh, Nilanjan Chatterjee.

Belvedere secured top spot in their division after their victory over Lydford.

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Business News

A BRAZILIAN restaurant chain is the latest business to sign up to the £45million Dolphin Square development.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Wrington Motors on the corner of High Street and School Road.

WRINGTON’S Post Office could soon benefit from a new location and longer opening hours, if plans to move the store are accepted.

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Wrington
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Winner Neil Morris with theclub staff Debbi Lough and Claire Madge.

A CONGRESBURY health club hosted a golf day to raise money for a Weston charity.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Bob Montgomery.

HALF a million pounds is being invested into Cheddar Gorge and its owner, Longleat, wants to work more closely with people in the village.

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Monday, July 20, 2015
Alistair Mead outside of Puxton Park.

TOURIST attraction bosses have slammed a decision by North Somerset Council to reject its plans to add 120 holiday lodges to its complex.

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 17:30

A BAR with a tropical beach theme will open in Weston-super-Mare.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Revellers enjoying  Weston Lions club Real Ale Festival on the Beach Lawns.

A VARIETY of ales and ciders will be on sale on Weston’s seafront this weekend.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Bleadon market

A MONTHLY village market is drawing in the crowds from far and wide with its local produce and crafts.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Revellers enjoying Weston Lions club Real Ale Festival on the Beach Lawns in 2014.

FOOD and drink lovers can look forward to beer and dairy festivals, and farmers’ markets in the next few weeks.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

A PALE ale brewed in Cheddar has won two regional awards.

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