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HIGH tides had Weston’s keen photographers flocking towards the seafront to see who could capture the biggest waves on camera.

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Yesterday, 19:00
Pancake races at Banwell School.

MOST of us were told by our parents not to play with our food – but these youngsters did just that during a pancake race.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Students at Sidcot School have made it to the final of a national chemistry competition.

A TEAM of Sidcot School students has secured a place in the national final of a prestigious chemistry competition.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Weston  Children Centre, children enjoying fun in Clarence Park at half term,

AN EVENT held by Weston Children’s Centre in Clarence Park entertained around 200 families during half-term.

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Yesterday, 12:09
The wooden cladding outside Bare Grills in the process of being taken down.

THE owner of a recently-opened Weston restaurant says he is considering ‘boarding it back up’ after a run-in with North Somerset Council over its look.

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TWO sisters who were raised in Mark have returned to save the pub they grew up in, less than a year after it was closed suddenly by the previous owners.

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Thu, 14:21
Win tickets to see Claudia Morris star in Secret Love: The Life And Times Of Doris Day at The Playhouse.

Renowned jazz singer and West End actress Claudia Morris brings her critically acclaimed show Secret Love: The Life And Music Of Doris Day, to Weston’s Playhouse on March 26 at 7.30pm.

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The Commitments.

RELIVE the memories from the award-winning film The Commitments in a must-see musical extravaganza at The Playhouse next month.

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Thu, 09:49
Daz's Rock 4 Charity

DAZ is back in another Rock 4 Charity event in Weston.

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Chappie will be released on March 6.

A WEIRD and wacky sci-fi comedy, starring Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver, hits the big screen next week – and you could go for free thanks to the Mercury and Odeon.

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Court News

A WESTON referee, who stole thousands from a football league which supports cancer patients and blind children, has been found guilty of theft despite claiming he accidentally left most of the cash on the roof of his car.

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Mon, 06:39
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 9-12:

Monday, February 16, 2015
Mr Fear fell to his death from Saxonia Guest House.

A 46-YEAR-OLD man, who believed he was being chased by a knife-wielding gang, plunged to his death after falling out of a second-storey window.

Monday, February 16, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 2-6:

Friday, February 13, 2015

AN UNEMPLOYED barber threatened his ex-girlfriend and suggested he would slit her new partner’s throat in a row over access to their daughter.

Education News

Yesterday, 19:00

MOST of us were told by our parents not to play with our food – but these youngsters did just that during a pancake race.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Students at Sidcot School have made it to the final of a national chemistry competition.

A TEAM of Sidcot School students has secured a place in the national final of a prestigious chemistry competition.

Yesterday, 15:00
Weston  Children Centre, children enjoying fun in Clarence Park at half term,

AN EVENT held by Weston Children’s Centre in Clarence Park entertained around 200 families during half-term.

Yesterday, 11:00
Pupils learning about the science of light from Mr G's science show.

YOU wouldn’t be mistaken if you heard explosions at Castle Batch Primary School this week as students have been busy taking part in a series of science lessons with a difference.

Students battling it out in the competition.

STUDENT chefs battled it out to get the chance to have their dish added to the menu at Weston College’s training restaurant, The Grove.

North Somerset News

PEOPLE affected by potentially ‘devastating’ sight loss can now seek help from a new confidential counselling service launched in North Somerset.

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Yesterday, 16:00
New nursery opening at Slade Road portishead.

A NEW nursery will open its doors to children in Portishead on Monday.

Yesterday, 12:00
St Peter's Church, Portishead. Members of bell-ringers team.

LOTTERY-FUNDED projects in North Somerset could win extra cash if they are entered into the 2015 National Lottery Awards.

Yesterday, 10:00
Villagers to vote on their neighbourhood plan.

A GROUP established with the hope of removing politics from Portishead Town Council has joined forces with a similar organisation in North Somerset.

Yesterday, 08:00

WALKERS who used to regularly cross Portishead’s golf course to reach a popular coast path have called for access to the council-owned amenity to be reinstated.

Sport News

Fri, 09:42

Weston were well beaten by league leaders Boreham Wood, who completed the double over the Seasiders.

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Fri, 09:41
Langford Rovers v Glatonbury

Langford Rovers kept up the pressure on the pace setters in Division 1 West of the Somerset County League.

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Fri, 09:40
Football generic picture

Wrington Redhill Reserves reached the semi-finals of the cup with victory over Wedmore.

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Fri, 09:39
Mendip White Sox Under-12s.

Mendip White Sox Under-12s were defeated by Isle of Wedmore in a local derby.

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Fri, 09:39

Hutton Under-15 girls hosted Banwell for the first meeting between the two sides.

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Business News

A BURNHAM petrol station owner says he will claim for compensation after being ‘unjustly’ left out of pocket by a road closure taking motorists on a nine-mile detour around the area.

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Kate Humble about to cut the ribbon with Ian Pearce, brinsea MD

A NEW factory in Weston, which will produce incubators for hatching chicks and caring for injured animals, enjoyed an extra special opening with wildlife expert Kate Humble making a guest appearance.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
The expert Powervamp management team.

A WORLD-LEADING Weston firm has secured a big-money aviation industry scoop by agreeing a deal to supply new specialist kit to London City Airport.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
Gary Higgins (left) and Ben Milsom of GBRS Recruitment say Weston is facing a construction skills shortage.

KEY Weston developments risk being delayed or damaged by a skills shortage in the construction trade, industry figures have warned.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
Weston College students Luke Jones, India Lawton and Issie Gardner with course lecturer Nick Reardon and chamber president Gail Parsons.

UNSUNG heroes, business newcomers, green intiatives and Weston promotions all featured among the winners of an inaugural awards event designed to showcase the best the town has to offer.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A BAR with a retro theme has opened in Weston.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The producers' market is returning.

A PRODUCERS’ market will be held in Weston this weekend following a break after Christmas.

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