Latest Weston News

Yesterday, 19:00
The entrance to the Strawberry Line at Yatton.

The people organising Yatton’s neighbourhood plan are asking people to submit photos of their favourite and least favourite architectural buildings within the village for a competition.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Business

Seven new office jobs have been created in Weston after a cleaning management company received extra funding – choosing the town as the ‘perfect’ place to enhance its business.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Town centre manager Steve Townsend with Weston BID street wardens Adrian Ley  and Bridget Parsons.

Keeping Weston-super-Mare safe and clean will be the focus of Weston’s Business Improvement District team (BID) if it is renewed for 2017, with less money planned for town centre events.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Uphill Primary School pupils with the new table tennis table.

Students from Uphill Primary School had a ‘big idea’ which has since handed the school a brand new table tennis table.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Runners at the Make The Point event.

A fun run organised by two friends raised £4,000.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:00
Nutty Noah.

Children’s entertainer Nutty Noah will blend magic, music and mayhem at shows in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thu, 14:00
Somerset Fringe Festival

The Somerset Fringe Festival is making a return next month with a host of exciting theatre making its way across Somerset, including a number of visits to Burnham.

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Thu, 12:00
Birmingham Stage Company presents Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.

The Playhouse is welcoming funny-man David Walliams’ hit book Gangsta Granny live on stage, and it is sure to have you in stitches whether you are five years old or 105 years old.

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Thu, 10:00
. ©2016 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

One of Pixar’s most loved characters is back and this fun-loving film is a treat for all the family, as there is only one motto in life which really matters – just keep swimming.

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Thu, 09:00
Grease

One of the most popular films, Grease, can be enjoyed in the great outdoors.

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Court News

Thu, 07:00
North Somerset Courthouse.

A Weston-super-Mare mother, who stalked three members of the same family after her relationship broke down, has this week been spared jail.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Bristol Airport terminal.

A man has been charged after allegedly being drunk on a plane which landed at Bristol Airport yesterday (Wednesday)>

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Phoebe Willis with dad Julian.

A nurse has been found not guilty of the manslaughter of a 10-year-old girl, a jury has decided.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
10-year-old Phoebe Willis died in 2012.

Jurors have retired this morning (Tuesday) to consider whether a North Somerset nurse is guilty of manslaughter.

Friday, July 8, 2016
North Somerset Courthouse.

A 68-year-old Weston-super-Mare man admitted to assaulting his partner at a hearing at North Somerset Courthouse on Friday.

Education News

Yesterday, 17:00
Uphill Primary School pupils with the new table tennis table.

Students from Uphill Primary School had a ‘big idea’ which has since handed the school a brand new table tennis table.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Ashcombe Primary School pupils are having a Grand Pier party.

Year six pupils from a Weston-super-Mare primary school have been celebrating their final days before moving on to secondary school with a party at the Grand Pier.

Yesterday, 14:00
The cast of the year 6 performance of Bugsy Malone.

Year six pupils at a North Somerset primary school turned Hutton Village Hall into a packed playhouse for their end-of-year production.

Thu, 20:00
The preschool children in their graduation gowns.

Young children dressed up in graduation gowns and wore mortarboard hats as part of a ceremony.

Thu, 17:30
Winter Gardens development

The construction company working on the Winter Gardens development has expressed ‘delight’ at the project and is deciding to give back to the community at the same time.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 15:51
A photo of some of our teachers and students at one of the sporting events

Ravenswood School in Nailsea has been awarded the top level in the School Games Mark again.

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Yesterday, 15:43
Top nominees, for sportsman of the year.

Two Nailsea School pupils have been crowned sports personality of the year for their achievements on the field.

Yesterday, 15:09
Portishead Flower Show cup Winners, Penny, Rosie, Megan and Stephen

One of the biggest events in Portishead’s summer calendar will take place this weekend.

Yesterday, 13:00
Pint on a bar

A scheme aimed at improving safety and cracking down on crime in Clevedon pubs is being restarted.

Yesterday, 12:47
Golden Valley Primary holding a leavers' barbecue.

Golden Valley Primary School’s leavers said goodbye in style with a barbecue.

Sport News

Yesterday, 09:26
Ashley Allen batting for Weston.

Weston face a relegation battle after another defeat put them in danger of the dreaded drop.

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Yesterday, 09:25
George Cox scores 115 off 78 bowls before he is finally bowled out
Uphill Castle cricket v Bagborough
23,07,2016

Uphill Castle moved up to second spot in the Somerset Premier Division after a convincing 184-run victory over Bagborough.

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Yesterday, 09:25
Kruz Belcher.

Kruz Belcher enjoyed a good week after making his debut for Gloucestershire Under-17s.

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Yesterday, 09:24

Congresbury retained fourth place in the league after a 155-run defeat of Downend 2nd XI.

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Yesterday, 09:23

Mike Hosey starred with bat and ball for Belvedere in their four-wicket victory over Peasedown St John,

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Business News

Yesterday, 18:00
Business

Seven new office jobs have been created in Weston after a cleaning management company received extra funding – choosing the town as the ‘perfect’ place to enhance its business.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Town centre manager Steve Townsend with Weston BID street wardens Adrian Ley  and Bridget Parsons.

Keeping Weston-super-Mare safe and clean will be the focus of Weston’s Business Improvement District team (BID) if it is renewed for 2017, with less money planned for town centre events.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Team North Somerset

For some people it may be hard to imagine the difficulty in finding a job, but it is an issue faced by a huge number of people in North Somerset.

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Tue, 12:00
The Sovereign Shopping Centre is set for a food court refurbishment.

Weston-super-Mare’s Sovereign Shopping Centre is set for a ‘dramatic’ overhaul this summer with work beginning on a refurbished food court this week – as owners Vixcroft commences the regeneration of the shopping centre.

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Mon, 15:00
Janet Carson in her shop full of interesting items.

A new vintage shop has opened for business in Weston-super-Mare this month.

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Food and Drink

Sunday, July 10, 2016
The brewery's line of beers.

Wrington’s Butcombe Brewery this week snapped up two Somerset pubs – part of its drive towards a ‘modern, well-invested pub portfolio’ which is likely to see it buy 20 more each year.

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Club manager Jason Eaton, managing director Nick Taplin Marco Pierre White and restaurant manager Murray Whittington.

Internationally-renowned chef Marco Pierre White was in North Somerset this week, to launch the first restaurant in his new ‘ultra-casual’ dining concept.

Sunday, July 3, 2016
Josh Eggleton

A Michelin star chef is set to headline the Weston-super-Mare Food Festival as the event doubles in size this year.

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