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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Weston General Hospital.

A meeting about the future of Weston General Hospital will take place next month.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Cheddar Flower Show at the Cheddar Village Hall (formerly Church House). Gerald and Stella Dally with vegetable and handicraft prizes.

Cheddar Flower Show celebrated its 31st anniversary on Saturday by showcasing the community’s talent in a range of keenly-contested classes.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Premier Inn.

A major hotel in Weston-super-Mare will be allowed to expand after receiving planning consent from North Somerset Council.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
The woman and two children have been airlifted to hospital.

A mum and her two young children who were hurt in a car collision are now in a ‘stable’ condition in hospital, police have revealed.

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What's On

Friday, August 26, 2016
Colin Baker of Doctor Who will be appearing at the event.

Two actors who have filled one of the biggest roles on British television will pay a visit to Weston this weekend, when the Tropicana hosts a film and comic convention.

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Court News

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Drug dealer Aaron Coltman.

A drug dealer who stashed hundreds of thousands of pounds and a deadly handgun in a holiday caravan in Brean has been jailed for 10 years.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Bristol Crown Court heard the case on August 12.

A Weston man has spoken of the ‘betrayal’ he feels after a former friend and an accomplice who burgled his house were put behind bars this week.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Jail

A Weston restaurant boss has been jailed for ‘putting lives at risk’ by ‘deliberately ignoring’ official warnings from the fire service that safety had to be improved for customers and staff.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Rasmus Barlow

A ‘kind’ and ‘generous’ teen whose body was found in Cheddar Gorge died of a traumatic head injury, but the events leading up to his death are still unknown, an inquest has heard.

Friday, August 12, 2016
Fiona Braidwood.

The reason why a 17-year-old girl crashed her car in a fatal accident near Weston-super-Mare will never be known, an inquest has heard.

Education News

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Priory Community School GCSE results.

Students from across Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding villages are waking up today (Thursday) to find out their GCSE results. Our reporters and photographers will be at schools across the area to see how they have got on. Follow our live blog throughout the morning for the latest news.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Students complete work experience at Weston General Hospital.

Students across North Somerset have been given hands-on experience at Weston General Hospital.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Priory Community School.

A Weston secondary school has launched its multi-academy trust as part of its ambitions to lead other schools to mirror its high standards.

Monday, August 22, 2016
The children made bars of soap and bath bombs.

Children in Congresbury learned how to make some bathtime treats when a village youth group hosted a ‘smelly stuff’ day at its headquarters on August 11.

Monday, August 22, 2016
The children were encouraged to be creative.

Weston Central Children’s Centre hosted an activity day at the Old Town Quarry this week.

North Somerset News

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Drama.

Rehearsals for Clevedon Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s new show will begin next week.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
Victoria and Becky Saunders at last year's HAVE market.

A vintage Christmas market will be held at the Curzon cinema later this year.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
The children made pizzas at one session.

Everything from pizza-making to sports events have been enjoyed by children.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Richard Case The Clerk to the Lieutenancy, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, Mrs Annie Maw, Mike Jackson chief executive of North Somerset Council, Neil Douglas and Max Nodder of Viper Subsea. Picture: Paul Gillis

A Portishead firm has received a royal award.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Old Clevedon Police Station (now closed).

More police officers are needed on Clevedon’s streets to make people feel safer.

Sport News

Friday, August 26, 2016
Congresbury Under-15s.

Congresbury Under-15s won the North Someret Youth League by just one point, their second successive title.

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Weston Cricket Club reunion.

Weston Cricket Club hosted a 30-year reunion of the team that played at Lords in the final of the National Club Championship.

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Belvedere Cricket Club.

Belvedere ended their season with a seven-wicket defeat to Trull, who moved top of the division.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Weston thirds and Winscombe seconds shared the points in a rain-affected draw.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Uphill Castle fell 10 runs short in their midweek cricket league run chase against Parpagon Carriers.

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Business News

Food and Drink

Friday, August 26, 2016
Aldwick vineyard manager Elizabeth Laver with Mary Watts and Sandy Luck, her daughter and Aldwick's managing director. Photo by Tina Gue.

A North Somerset vineyard has scooped a prestigious award for a rosé wine it produced in honour of its managing director’s mother.

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