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The family of a 14-year-old girl who was stamped on, kicked in the head and repeatedly punched in a three-and-a-half hour assault in a Weston-super-Mare park have hit out at the sentences given to her four teenage attackers.

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The closure of a historic pub in a North Somerset village – ahead of a likely conversion into a supermarket – has received criticism from the parish council.

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Five lucky youngsters enjoyed the time of their lives when they boarded a plane to meet Father Christmas on Sunday.

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A ‘neglected’ park in Weston-super-Mare will receive a new lease of life thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers.

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A developer’s bid to build new homes in a North Somerset village has been reduced in size.

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A show-stopping performance filled with glitz and glamour will be arriving at The Playhouse in the new year.

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The Hazy Days team will welcome Christmas with a bang with popular bands and festive cheer.

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A choir will be getting audiences into the Christmas spirit with two festive shows in Bristol this month.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Weston’s Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) Concert Band will perform a range of musical masterpieces and festive tunes this Christmas.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A much-loved Christmas concert is returning to Bristol next week.

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Court News

The family of a 14-year-old girl who was stamped on, kicked in the head and repeatedly punched in a three-and-a-half hour assault in a Weston-super-Mare park have hit out at the sentences given to her four teenage attackers.

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Friday, November 25, 2016

The family of an autistic man who killed himself after spending the last 24 hours of his life begging for professional help have hit out at the ‘catalogue of errors’ which led to his death.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A ‘vile sexual predator’ from Weston-super-Mare who sent topless pictures to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl has been spared jail – despite being caught red-handed by online paedophile hunters who warn any child could meet ‘evil’ people on social media.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

A 23-year-old drink-driver from Yatton has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a teenager in a fatal crash on Valentine’s Day.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A 44-year-old man who was found dead on his friend’s sofa in Weston-super-Mare had cocaine and heroin in his system, a coroner has concluded.

Education News

The iconic Winter Gardens’ wealth of history is slowly unravelling as Weston College’s development of the building continues to take shape.

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Yesterday, 12:30

University Centre Weston’s (UCW) talented graphic design students showcased their very best work and raised money for a great cause at the same time.

Wed, 14:00

Sixth form students from Churchill Academy reigned victorious at the regional finals of the Senior Team Maths Challenge in November.

Mon, 17:00

A group of children’s authors visited Bournville Primary School for the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Awards last week.

Mon, 13:30

Education services in North Somerset – including those which help vulnerable children – could be run by an outside authority under new cost-cutting plans.

North Somerset News

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Father Christmas will be the first person able to use the South Bristol Link Road, but he will have to leave his sleigh at home.

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Father Christmas paid a visit to well-behaved children in Wrington, as he enjoyed a coffee morning in aid of the village’s guides group.

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An evening of entertainment was put on for villagers as Pill’s Christmas lights were switched on.

Yesterday, 17:58

The Alliance Homes Group has received a gold award for the way it supports and motivates its team.

Yesterday, 16:00

Pupils and parents are being warned to stay vigilant after a 10-year-old girl was approached by a man outside a primary school in Portishead.

Sport News

Weston defeated their nearest challengers in the league, Thornbury, to maintain their unbeaten record in the league.

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Hornets were out-muscled for the second week running, this time at home to Dings Crusaders.

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Winger Ed Bourton scored a hat-trick of tries for Winscombe to help defeat Hornets.

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Webb Ellis Limited is the new sponsor of Somerset County Rugby Football Union’s three cup competitions.

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Hornets Colts defeated Burnham 32-12 to progress into the next round of the National Plate competition.

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Business News

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The closure of a historic pub in a North Somerset village – ahead of a likely conversion into a supermarket – has received criticism from the parish council.

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23 minutes ago

A convenience store in a North Somerset village is up for sale.

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Yesterday, 18:00

A new creative hub in Weston-super-Mare’s town centre will open by next spring, it has been announced.

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Yesterday, 17:30

A new Lidl supermarket has opened in Weston-super-Mare this week.

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Yesterday, 14:57

Town centre bosses are celebrating today (Thursday) after Weston-super-Mare Business Improvement District (BID) was renewed for five more years.

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