PLANS for two housing developments in a North Somerset parish have been met with fierce opposition from residents, after a public meeting was held to discuss the proposals.
A PROPOSAL to turn a field just off the M5 into a caravan site has provoked more than 90 objections – with two parish councils and police among those opposing the plan.
A PRIMARY school in Worle is set to expand to begin offering nursery places for two to four-year-olds after receiving £200,000 for new classrooms.
It has been described as a ‘vital’ service which gives ‘vulnerable elderly people their lives back’ – but a befriending service in Weston is suffering due to a lack of volunteers.
A FOOTBALL club is hoping it will become one of the lucky winners of a Go Kids Go! grant to complete vital repair work to its changing rooms.
CLASSICAL Brit award winners Only Men Aloud are coming to The Playhouse next month, and we’ve got tickets to give away.
A CELEBRATION of dance from movies and musicals throughout history will be hitting the stage in Weston.
THE Sound Of Music is due to hit the stage at the Bristol Hippodrome and you could win tickets.
THE Grand Pier will play host to one of the West Country’s favourite bands for a spot of cider drinking.
A WORLDWIDE best-selling author is coming to Weston to promote her latest book, which focuses on the much-loved ITV drama Downton Abbey - and you could win tickets to be there.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between May 1-18:
A MAN who ran onto the football pitch when the Weston and Doncaster Rovers FA Cup match was cancelled just 20 minutes before kick-off has appeared in court, charged under the Football Offences Act.
A MAN who was spotted waving a weapon in a busy Weston street, while accompanied by two young children, was sent to prison for a year last Friday.
A Weston man, who swore at his mother before threatening to burn down his family home, has narrowly avoided being sent to prison.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between April 22-30:
STUDENTS at St Mark’s Primary School in Worle could be enjoying new equipment, benches and more thanks to money raised at a craft fair.
A YEAR eight pupil at Priory Community School has been using the entrepreneurial spirit of Sir Richard Branson to inspire his own money-making scheme.
AN OUTDOOR learning project has been launched at a Weston school.
A TEAM of Weston students took on a tough 35-mile challenge.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested after a delivery driver was robbed at knifepoint by two men.
Six North Somerset men are taking part in a banger race from Clevedon to Barcelona to raise thousands of pounds in memory of a friend who died from a lung condition last year.
A 51-year-old man is on police bail after flipping his car on to its roof in Clevedon at the weekend.
One hundred classic cars and motorbikes, as well as some modern supercars, are expected to gather in Congresbury for an inaugural classic car event.
North Somerset communities are to benefit from a slice of a £1.8million funding pot from the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).
YOUNG swimmers are being offered the chance to enjoy a free day of sport and fun under the guidance of a trio of medal-winning international athletes.
Racing driver Will Burns picked up a career-high triple podium finish at Thruxton in Hampshire.
JKA Weston SKC member Trevor Byrne passed his 5th Dan belt belt at a recent grading in Crawley.
Seven Aikido instructors from the Rising Sun Aikido Club in Weston have successfully gained their level two coaching award.
Weston slipped to defeat against visitors Taunton, who are hopeful of promotion this year.
A PIONEERING new free service to help men who are put off losing weight is being launched in Weston this month.
THE council ‘failed’ in its ambition to open the Tropicana in time for the bank holiday today (Monday), with councillors unable to say what has caused the delays and others suggesting the plan is ‘falling apart rapidly’.
INVESTMENT of £84million has helped Weston’s Knightstone Housing surpass its targets for building new affordable homes by more than 10 per cent.
AN ITALIAN restaurant and gelato ice cream parlour has opened in an iconic £1.8million building on Weston seafront.
A Winscombe businesswoman is ‘thrilled’ after her shop was crowned as one of the best gift retailers in the South of England.
THE final touches are being made ahead of this Saturday’s Burnham Food Festival in the town centre.
THE owner of Weston pub The Imperial has promised to breathe new life into the venue after taking over this month.
A BBC presenter will open this year’s Weston super Food Festival, which will include a vegetable bowling competition.
Thousands of new apple trees have been planted at Thatchers Cider, with a new orchard also due to be created in the coming weeks.
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