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Yesterday, 17:28

A PICTURESQUE Grove Park bathed in sunshine was the ideal venue for visitors to get a close look at some of the nation’s best-loved historic cars.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Volunteers and some of the services users with the cake.

A CHARITY in Weston has celebrated its fifth anniversary.

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Yesterday, 13:30
Alistair Mead at Puxton Park.

A FAMILY attraction recorded its highest visitor numbers during the Easter holidays.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Alex, Zak, Katie and Gareth with some flowers and wellies.

CHILDREN are being invited to take part in novel competition as Weston Flower Show returns to the town centre with an aim of boosting ‘pride in the beauty of the town’.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Reception class places for September 2015 were announced last week.

THE number of North Somerset children who have been offered places at one of their three choices of primary school in September 2015 has increased compared to last year’s figures.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:30

CHANNEL 4 is looking for people to take part in its hit show, The Three Day Nanny.

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Yesterday, 15:30
The Mangledwurzels.

THE Mangledwurzles and The Stereo Jacks will perform at a new beer and cider festival.

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Yesterday, 15:10
Come Dine With Me

A HIT Channel 4 show is appealing for Weston residents to star in its next series.

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Yesterday, 09:00
The Sound of Music

THE stage is set to come alive with one of the world’s most magical musicals as The Sound Of Music comes to Bristol.

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Far From The Madding Crowd.

THOMAS Hardy’s tale takes on a new look in this 19th century-set classic remake.

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Court News

A DOCTOR, accused of sexually assaulting a patient during a hospital examination, has appeared in court.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Cigarettes

TWO Weston shops have been raided and a family fined for selling counterfeit tobacco after helping to provide a ‘low-cost source of tobacco to children’.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A FATHER from a North Somerset village has been disqualified from driving after drunkenly crashing his car into a telegraph pole.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A 51-YEAR-OLD man has denied assaulting a paramedic in Weston-super-Mare town centre.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Straughan was sentenced at North Somerset Courthouse.

A REFEREE has been given almost 10 years to pay back thousands of pounds he stole from a charitable football league.

Education News

Yesterday, 12:00

THE number of North Somerset children who have been offered places at one of their three choices of primary school in September 2015 has increased compared to last year’s figures.

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Wed, 20:00
Banwell Primary School cream tea and craft fair,Megan, Sophie and Chloe with Tony Finch and Angela Hodgkins.

VILLAGERS gathered to enjoy a combination of cream teas and crafts at a fair this weekend.

Wed, 13:30
Churchill Academy debating students Cameron Galloway, Ella Burchill and Anna Jones.

Politically-minded students from Churchill Academy and Sixth Form put forward some compelling arguments in the final of the Dr Liam Fox North Somerset Schools debating competition.

Churchill Academy and Sixth Form
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SCHOOLS with rotting windows, leaking roofs and classrooms in various states of disrepair have left North Somerset Council facing a £16million repair bill – a record which places the district in the bottom third nationwide.

60 kids enjoying  football on the astroturf , Worle Community School.

MANCHESTER United, Chelsea and Liverpool football shirts were the most popular as a sports coaching course was held in Worle.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 17:00

Contact the Elderly has held a Big FifTEA celebration in Clevedon in recognition of its 50th birthday.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Chris Day and Laura Piper

A Long Ashton man and his girlfriend completed their 20th park run on Saturday in an effort to raise money for charity.

Yesterday, 13:21
There are delays on the M5 at Clevedon.

There are delays on the M5 southbound this afternoon (Friday) due to a broken down vehicle on the slip road.

Yesterday, 08:00
Students and teachers from the Clevedon Learning Trust with parliamentary candidate Dr Liam Fox

Three schools have joined forces with an innovation company in an effort to raise thousands of pounds to provide modern technology for their students.

Thu, 18:00
Lucy Brett

A Portishead gymnast has secured a scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania which will allow her to maintain her training while studying for a degree.

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:22

Langford Rovers promotion hopes were all but ended with a defeat by Staplegrove.

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Yesterday, 09:21

Wrington Redhill Reserves moved up to second spot in Division 3 of the Weston & District League.

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Yesterday, 09:21

Weston Under-18s kept their title hopes alive with two victories in the Somerset Floodlight Youth League Premier Division.

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Yesterday, 09:20
Spectate on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon...

Hutton Under-15 girls returned to action with a local derby at Banwell.

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Yesterday, 09:18

Weston Crusaders Under-13s retained the Woodspring Cup with victory over Clevedon after a penalty shoot-out.

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Business News

Yesterday, 11:00

A NUMBER of food and drink businesses in North Somerset have been shortlisted for awards.

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Yesterday, 09:22
Mimosa has signed up to McLaren Life's scheme.

A RESTAURANT chain has become the latest business to sign up to the £45million Dolphin Square scheme.

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Weston-super-Mare
Thu, 17:30
Gemma Zaire from the Country House Gift Company.

WITH days to go until the start of National Stationery Week, one village gift company is hosting a competition for local children.

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Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

FOR the past eight-and-a-half years, a brewery in Cheddar has been growing by around 10 per cent a year.

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The Barn.

A BEAUTY salon has unveiled its new premises.

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 11:00

A NUMBER of food and drink businesses in North Somerset have been shortlisted for awards.

Thu, 13:00
Cheddar cheese

JUST weeks after announcing the return of Weston’s once-popular dairy festival, organisers have confirmed a number of stalls and exhibits.

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Lye Cross farm shop Open Day, part of Made In North Somerset Festival.

FOOD producers are being invited to sign up for this year’s Made In North Somerset festival.

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Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

FOR the past eight-and-a-half years, a brewery in Cheddar has been growing by around 10 per cent a year.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Acts and attractions announced for Nailsea and Backwell Beer and Cider Festival.

A FOUR-DAY beer festival is returning to Burnham for its fourth year.

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