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Yesterday, 18:00

A NEW management deal for Weston-super-Mare’s seafront water park has been struck.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Jeni Chandler.

A SALES manager from Weston-super-Mare will run a half-marathon to raise money for the hospital which treated her for seven years.

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Yesterday, 17:00
The control tower

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE museum is appealing for help to restore a dilapidated building and transform it into a history exhibition.

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Yesterday, 16:13
Emergency services on the beach.

EMERGENCY services raced to Weston-super-Mare’s seafront to rescue someone stuck in the mud this afternoon (Friday).

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Yesterday, 16:00
Fashion show in aid of the Lighthouse charity.

CLOTHES from a variety of well-known brands were shown off on the catwalk to raise money for a Weston charity.

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What's On

Yesterday, 08:55

ONE of the world’s most beautiful voices will fill the stage at one Bristol venue later this week.

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Mary Portas by John Wright

TV RETAIL consultant Mary Portas, who is well-known for her no-nonsense approach to giving advice, is looking for a new project in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thu, 14:58
Hugh Jackman (centre) as Blackbeard in Pan.

PETER Pan has a prequel in a new film from acclaimed British director Joe Wright.

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Thu, 11:41

ONE of the best-selling soul groups of all time is coming to Weston-super-Mare next month.

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Thu, 10:37
Bad Jews landscape

Bad Jews enjoyed its UK premiere in Bath as part of last year’s summer season, where it opened to a raft of rave reviews.

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Court News

Thursday, October 1, 2015

A NORTH Somerset doctor is to face trial after denying sexually assaulting a female patient during an out-of-hours clinic appointment.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Bristol Crown Court.

A MENTAL health patient who threw a cup of scalding tea at a support worker will be returning to the hospital where the attack took place, after a court granted bail.

Monday, September 21, 2015
Bristol Crown Court.

A MARRIED Avon and Somerset Constabulary sergeant is on trial accused of raping a former teenage escort he was having an affair with, and beating her while he was wearing police uniform.

Friday, September 18, 2015
Phoebe Willis.

A NURSE has today (Friday) been charged with manslaughter following the death of a 10-year-old girl from Locking.

Friday, September 18, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

A FATHER who stole two bikes in the same week has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds in compensation to his victims.

Education News

Yesterday, 11:00

IT MAY feel like the new school year has just begun, but half-term is around the corner and The Campus in Weston-super-Mare has a whole host of activities planned.

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Counselling is being offered in primary schools.

A GRANT of £10,000 has been given to a Weston-super-Mare school to enable it to provide a counselling programme.

Tue, 11:12
Teacher Mrs Fotheringham who has  bieng to Cambodia with pupils Harry and Edwin, Lympsham Primary School.

A CAMBODIAN village was the unusual source of a certificate of appreciation for a Somerset school this week.

Mon, 18:00
Kyle, Josh, Alice, Jamie-Lee and Charley learning about archery.

A SCHOOL has been given a silver award in recognition of its commitment to sport and physical education.

Jordan Tucker and Jordan Jones.

STUDENTS from Weston-super-Mare have made it to the final stage of an international skills competition.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 17:00

Plans to refurbish a community swimming pool have been dealt a blow after a pipework leak is likely to cost thousands of pounds to repair.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Seven-year-old Adrian with Sam Harrison, Louisa Pass and Angie Pass.

Hundreds of pounds were raised for two community causes in Clevedon at the weekend.

Yesterday, 10:00

The chief executive of North Somerset Community Partnership (NSCP) says she is ‘delighted’ after the organisation was announced as the provider of community healthcare services in North Somerset.

Yesterday, 08:22
Staff from Bristol and Wessex Billing Services Ltd picking up an award for best place to work.

A firm in Nailsea has been named as the best place to work at a national awards ceremony.

Yesterday, 08:22
Dr Liam Fox.

North Somerset MP Liam Fox believes a wind turbine built by Avon and Somerset Constabulary would be a ‘blight’ on the Gordano Valley.

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:34

Weston lifted themselves off the bottom of the Vanarama National League South table with victory over Margate.

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Yesterday, 09:33

Cheddar rescued a point against second bottom side Wincanton Town with a late goal by captain George Booth.

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Yesterday, 09:33
Uphill Castle Football Club.

Uphill Castle extended their winning run to five games with victory over Nailsea & Tickenham.

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Yesterday, 09:31
Dynamo Locking.

Dynamo Locking maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 4-0 victory over Uphill Castle A.

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Yesterday, 09:29
Mendip Red Sox.

Mendip Ladies reserved team were held to a draw with a late goal from Staplegrove.

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Business News

Yesterday, 12:30

SPENDING on a second multi-million-pound reservoir cannot go ahead, a Government department has decided.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Di Bradley now the official owner of the Nightjar pub.

THE Nightjar pub is known for its community feel, rallying for what matters and hosting countless events, but now the woman behind it all, Di Bradley, can finally call it her own after buying it.

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Margaret Hook and staff at Banwell pharmacy.

A VILLAGE pharmacy has won an award for its innovative approach to identifying dementia.

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The plans for the Sainsbury's store.

A SAINSBURY’S supermarket will not be built in a Somerset village after bosses decided the scheme was no longer ‘viable’.

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Cadury Garden  Centre  Congresbury new botanic restaurant.

AN OUTDOORSY theme has been taken inside the kitchen at one of North Somerset’s biggest garden centres.

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 12:00
Di Bradley now the official owner of the Nightjar pub.

THE Nightjar pub is known for its community feel, rallying for what matters and hosting countless events, but now the woman behind it all, Di Bradley, can finally call it her own after buying it.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Weston SuperFood Festival,

FOOD from across the South West was on offer to the thousands of people who flocked to a Weston-super-Mare festival at the weekend.

Friday, September 25, 2015
Grand Pier Oktoberfest.

YOU do not need to go all the way to Germany to enjoy a Bavarian treat as the Grand Pier is bringing Oktoberfest to Weston-super-Mare.

Friday, September 18, 2015
Marco Pierre White. Photo by Neil Phillips.

SPENDING a Monday lunchtime eating lobster and sipping expensive wine was certainly out of the ordinary for me – but then, it is safe to say a visit from one of the world’s greatest chefs was quite extraordinary too.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Weston super Food Festival.

A FORTNIGHT of special offers and events for the Weston super Food Festival gets underway on Saturday.

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