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THE ‘devastated’ family of seven-year-old April Reeve, who died in a collision on Thursday in Weston-super-Mare, have released a tribute to their daughter.

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CADETS from Weston met Prime Minister David Cameron while attending a parade in London.

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Hutton Moor Roundabout.

The state of Weston’s roads has been a key discussion topic on Streetlife this week, with many users admitting they have concerns with the safety of Hutton Moor roundabout.

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Cheddar Lions Club annual duck race Cheddar Gorge, Zak, Mel,Ollie and Harry Toogood.

RUBBER ducks flooded into a river 
in a Somerset village to raise money for charities and community groups.

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POLICE have arrested a 27-year-old and launched an investigation after a man died in a collision this morning (Saturday).

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What's On


A NEW interactive sculpture has been unveiled at Tyntesfield and will be on display for visitors to enjoy until the end of October.

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Yesterday, 12:50
Rod Woodward.

WELSH comedian Rod Woodward will visit The Playhouse as part of his debut tour.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Foodies Festival.

FOODIES from across the country are gearing up for one of the nation’s biggest food and drink festivals at the end of next month.

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Yesterday, 09:36

BANWELL Amateur Dramatic society is putting on its latest show this weekend.

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Thu, 12:19
Jersey Boys. Photo by Helen Maybanks.

A QUICK warning to anyone planning on going to see Jersey Boys – you will end up with Bye, Bye Baby stuck in your head for a very long time…

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Court News

Tue, 06:13

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between May 1-18:

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Friday, May 22, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

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.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Bristol Crown Court.

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.

Monday, May 18, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A Weston man, who swore at his mother before threatening to burn down his family home, has narrowly avoided being sent to prison.

Monday, May 11, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between April 22-30:

Education News

BUDDING artists of the future have had their work featured in their first art exhibition.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Happy Puzzle Company visit to Locking  Primary School.

YOUNGSTERS at a North Somerset primary school were thoroughly puzzled when a travelling games company paid a visit.

Thu, 20:00
School auction

LOCKING Primary School held a fundraising auction, with the proceeds going to the Friends of Locking School, which is raising money for a multi-use games area.

Thu, 15:00
Ryan Scott (centre) with students he his helping to teach GCSE maths.

A WORLE secondary school has given one of Britain’s youngest ever teachers the chance to help dozens of students on their way to passing their maths GCSEs, while studying for a place at the University of Oxford.

Priory Community School
Wed, 13:00
The winning dodecathlon team from St. Anne's Primary, Hewish.

A Village school has won a dodecathlon competition held at Weston’s Hutton Moor Leisure Centre.

North Somerset News

Children at Crockerne Primary School have been wearing blue in recognition of this year’s Mucopolysaccharide (MPS) Awareness Day.

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Octavians choir 60th birthday celebations, Jubilee Inn Flax Bourton.

A choir which has been running for six decades invited former members back to celebrate its 60th birthday.

Yesterday, 17:00

A letter signed by 24 Clevedon residents and town councillors has been handed to North Somerset Council expressing their opposition to a development in the town.

Yesterday, 17:00
Revamped playground Ring O Bells, Nailsea.

A music festival is being held at a Nailsea pub to celebrate the opening of its revamped garden and play area.

Yesterday, 15:00
Rainbows launching their sponsored read at Trendlewood Park.

Rainbows from the 3rd Nailsea unit visited Trendlewood Park to launch their sponsored reading challenge.

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:06

A superb knock of 92 not out by Weston’s Andy Fear led his side to a nail-biting victory at Shapwick & Polden.

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Yesterday, 09:05
Hornets v Bournemouth.

Hornets Rugby Club celebrated a hugely successful season with over 200 people attending the end of season dinner and awards evening.

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Yesterday, 09:04
Bowls  Clarencev Portishead RBL.

Victoria lost their latest Somerset County League at Bristol, going down 72-46.

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Yesterday, 09:03
Cricket  Uphill Castlev Butleigh, Dave Millard.

Uphill Castle were defeated at Street by 84 in a basement battle.

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Yesterday, 09:02
Georgina Goodwin.

Cricketer Georgina Goodwin made a successful start playing for Somerset girls’ Under-13s against Cornwall.

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Business News

Yesterday, 13:30

A NEW salon has opened in Weston town centre, and its owner promises a ‘different vibe’ to other hairdressers.

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Thu, 14:00
Powervamp has won a contract to supply power to one of the oldest air shows in the world

A WESTON-BASED firm has won a contract to supply power to one of the oldest air shows in the world.

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Thu, 08:25
The auction will take place tonight.

A WESTON town centre café and newsagents will be auctioned off today (Thursday).

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Brady Smith.

A NEW operations manager has been appointed at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House and he says its potential is ‘endless’.

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The Grand Pier.

THE attractions at the Grand Pier in Weston have just got even better thanks to a £250,000 investment.

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Food and Drink

A SOMERSET village with a rich food history has teamed up with two other areas to become a ‘triple town’.

Yesterday, 10:00
Foodies Festival.

FOODIES from across the country are gearing up for one of the nation’s biggest food and drink festivals at the end of next month.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Owners Salvatore Corsentino and Domenico Abruzzo with icecreams from the gelato ice cream section (called La Cremeria).

AN ITALIAN restaurant and gelato ice cream parlour has opened in an iconic £1.8million building on Weston seafront.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Home made Italian food by Stephano's, Stephano with a customer.

THE final touches are being made ahead of this Saturday’s Burnham Food Festival in the town centre.

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Monday, May 18, 2015
James Willis-Boden new owner the Imperial, Weston.

THE owner of Weston pub The Imperial has promised to breathe new life into the venue after taking over this month.

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