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FEARS over flooding issues in Berrow saw more than 30 residents register their opposition to a proposed 24-home development.

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New craft club, Big Worle Hub  at Clovelly Road.

A NEW craft club has launched at the Big Worle Hub to bring the community together.

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Shirley Stock on Weston's beach.

A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER who worked at numerous hotels and won a Miss Weston competition has died aged 79.

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Contestants in 'Strictly St Pauls' dancing competition.

FIFTEEN couples danced their way around the ballroom at the Winter Gardens on Friday as part of Strictly St Paul’s.

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Pupils from Bournville and Windwhistle Primary School visit to Howard Toyota. Herluin Way, Weston.

CHILDREN have been washing cars and learning how to sell them as part of a project to get acquainted with different businesses.

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What's On

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A NIGHT of upbeat pop music and lashings of nostalgia are set to be dished up this summer as McBusted return on tour.

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RAFA band

THE RAFA band is back with its popular Music In The Air concert.

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Gerry Marsden and his band.

ONE of the nation’s greatest 1960s icons is coming to Weston next month for a night of fun, laughter and music.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY;
Royal Opera House;
Covent Garden;
London, UK;
7 March 2015;

left to right:
DARREN JEFFERY- BANK ACCOUNT BILL;
WILLARD W. WHITE - TRINITY MOSES;
CHRISTINE RICE - JENNY;
ANNE SOFIE VON OTTER - LEOCADIA BEGBICK
PETER HOARE - FATTY;
HUBERT FRANCIS - TOBY HIGGINS;

CONDUCTOR - MARK WIGGLESWORTH;
DIRECTOR - JOHN FULLJAMES;
SET DESIGNS - ES DEVLIN;
COSTUME DESIGNS - CHRISTINA CUNNINGHAM;
LIGHTING DESIGN - BRUNO POET;
VIDEO DESIGNS - FINN ROSS;
CHOREOGRAPHER - ARTHUR PITA;

Photo: © ROH. Photographer CLIVE BARDA

THE delights of the Royal Opera House will be screened in Weston next week.

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Spandau Ballet Press Shots

ONE of the country’s most iconic bands born out of the New Romantic era is set to perform a woodland concert this summer.

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Court News

A 47-YEAR-OLD man has denied carrying out sustained violent and sexual assaults on a Weston mother and her five-year-old daughter.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A MAN has pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer when he was being arrested for slapping his girlfriend across the face.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Gollege was jailed for 20 weeks.

A MAN has been jailed after breaking a restraining order against his own mother less than a fortnight after it was made.

Friday, March 13, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

A MAN has been fined for taking an 11-year-old’s mobile phone – after he was arrested when tracking software was used to trace it back to his house.

Monday, March 9, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 20-27:

Education News

CHILDREN have been washing cars and learning how to sell them as part of a project to get acquainted with different businesses.

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Worle Community School Tanzannian food and culture day.

A CHARITY day to raise money to support a group of pupils who are going on an expedition to Tanzania was held at Worle Community School.

Worle Community School
Yesterday, 14:00
Mister Radio and Shay D with students.

STUDENTS got a maths and literacy lesson in the form of beatbox and rap at Worle Community School.

Worle Community School
Tue, 17:00
St Georges Primary School pupils enjoying greek day.

THE sun was shining over St Georges on Wednesday as year four students at its primary school got dressed up as Greek gods and warriors for the day.

St Martins Primary School celebrating becoming  Good Ofsted  with headteacher  Simon Marriot.

STUDENTS at a Worle primary school are ‘thriving’ and it no longer requires improvement as education watchdog Ofsted rates it as good in all areas.

North Somerset News

A DEDICATED fundraiser for Portishead Lifeboat Trust has died following a long battle with cancer.

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Golden Valley School, Nailsea,Tesco visiting at Easter eggs workshop.

CRAFTY children designed and decorated their own Easter eggs at a school in Nailsea.

THE number of children in North Somerset who will go to one of their top choices of secondary school in September is 99.1 per cent – prompting praise for the ‘high standards’ of the district’s schools.

4 Front Wrestling event, Somerset Hall, Portishead.

WRESTLING fans packed the Somerset Hall in Portishead to the rafters on Friday night as they enjoyed a night of high-octane action courtesy of 4 Front Wrestling.

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Views of Clevedon Triangle and Clock Tower.

CLEVEDON’S shops are bucking the trend of town centres around the South West, with the town one of just 11 across the whole of the South West to see a rise in shop occupancy during 2014.

Sport News

Yesterday, 15:22

Nailsea & Backwell enjoyed a hard-fought derby victory over Yatton.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Winscombe v Fry Club.

Winscombe defeated Fry Club to reach the semi-finals of the league cup.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Weston Town defeated Worle 6-2 to climb up to fourth place in the league.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Kailan Gould.

Weston youngster Kailan Gould has been enjoying good form for Western League Premier Division side Shepton Mallet.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Hornets v Oxford.

Hornets registered their most conclusive result of the season against Oxford Harlequins.

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Business News

Yesterday, 17:00

A WESTON woman who works as a make-up artist across North Somerset has received a prestigious award.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Somerset Homecare Services, Barbara Browning and Sam Ealden.

A SON, who was inspired to set up his own care business after poor personal experiences with his father’s care, hopes to revolutionise the way care is provided across the district.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015
Beverley Howell who has opened a beauty salon, Somerset Podiatry Clinic, Brinsea Road,Congresbury.

A BEAUTY salon has opened in Congresbury after a Cleeve woman moved her business.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Callum Higson is being filmed as part of a BBC documentary.

A WESTON man is starring in a BBC documentary after being nominated for an award in the ‘Oscars’ of the mobile phone industry.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Owners Colette Niescior and Graham Sweeting with Marc Pearce (chef) and Clare Palmer.

A BAR and grill in Weston is under new management and has reverted back to its previous name.

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Food and Drink

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FROM a cup of classic coffee to a skinny caramel latte or a white chocolate mocha, catching up with friends or getting lost in a good book isn’t the same without a cup of something tasty – we’ve done the research so you don’t have to and found 5 of the best places to enjoy a coffee.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

WESTON Cricket Club has organised a beer festival for early May.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Thatchers’ Simon Williams receives the Grower of the Year trophy from art critic, historian and TV presenter Andrew Graham Dixon.

Thatchers Cider scooped two prestigious prizes for the quality of its apples in a national competition.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Owners Colette Niescior and Graham Sweeting with Marc Pearce (chef) and Clare Palmer.

A BAR and grill in Weston is under new management and has reverted back to its previous name.

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Relaunched Somerset and Dorset Inn, Burnham-on -Sea, David Bullimore and Karla Powell

A BURNHAM pub which once sat at the end of the Somerset and Dorset railway line has paid homage to its history with a vintage rebrand.

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