BUSINESSES in a North Somerset village have been ‘marooned’ during a fortnight of ‘horrendous’ roadworks.
A LOCKING volunteer has been ordered to carry out 80 hours of unpaid community work after stealing more than £1,400 from a village scout group.
EIGHT young people have been awarded with certificates after taking part in first aid training.
A NORTH Somerset teaching union has condemned academy schools in the wake of a ‘damning report’ by a Government committee.
HISTORICAL documents, some of which have been catalogued for the first time, have shone new light on events in a Somerset town’s history.
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AUDIENCES can expect to get up close and personal to the actors in dynamic play Roundelay, as four members of the crowd will be called up to participate.
EXTRA performances have been added to the Bristol leg of the Wicked tour due to overwhelming demand.
LOVEABLE Shaun makes his cinematic debut in this funny, brilliant and crazy adventure from the wonderful Aardman Animations team.
THE man known as the ‘voice of golf’ is bringing his behind-the-scenes tales and good humour for an evening of entertainment in Weston next month.
A MAN who assaulted his girlfriend after she became angry at him for leaving the bathroom door open has been fined.
A MAN has admitted threatening police officers and calling them ‘idiots’ after being thrown out of a Weston nightclub.
A PERSISTENT shoplifter has been forced to pay compensation after stealing four bottles of spirits to fund his drug habit.
A WESTON man has admitted it was ‘not a wise move’ to knock on his neighbours’ door while carrying a samurai sword because he thought they were walking on his roof.
A THIEF ‘threatened to stab’ an off-duty police officer with a needle after being caught stealing a television from a Weston supermarket to feed his drug habit.
Students at Sidcot School took part in a musical talent event in memory of a former pupil.
AN AUTHOR inspired pupils to write their own stories when he visited their school.
WESTON Toy Library will soon close its doors due to a lack of funding, but its owners say they are still ‘pleased’ with what they have managed to achieve.
Pupils at Churchill Primary School chose their wassailing king and queen last week.
A STORYTELLER visited a school in Blackford to teach youngsters more about Mayan civilisation.
TWO friends who met at a Portishead secondary school have started up a new venture offering hen night cupcake decorating parties.
LEADERS behind a community campaign to raise £90,000 to provide clean water to people in Uganda are appealing for support to reach the final total.
All Saints Primary School in Clevedon is working with the community to create planters and hanging baskets to improve and brighten up areas of the town.
A year of change is ahead for Clevedon Choral Society as musical director for the past three years, Iain Hallam, has announced he will resign at the end of the current season.
A VALUED hospital transport service is urgently in need of new volunteers to drive patients to hospital or surgery appointments.
Langford Rovers kept their promotion hopes alive with a narrow victory over third-placed Middlezoy Rovers.
Shipham recorded their sixth victory in seven games after beating Wedmore 4-3.
Team Mendip Red Sox were held to a draw by Bishops Lydeard.
Hutton girls ran out comfortable winners at AEK Boco, despite a fine performance by the home custodian.
Priory Pumas United Under-12s ran out narrow 2-1 winners at home to Nailsea Athletic.
FROM 99-year-old grandmas to tiny toddlers, James Harwood has treated them all in the 10 years since he took over Optika opticians in Weston’s Sovereign Shopping Centre with his wife Alison.
A pub which has had the same owners for the past 27 years is up for sale.
A SERIES of talks between Post Office management and the landlord of its current premises in Regent Street have meant the store will remain open as normal after ongoing disputes.
THE Post Office in Regent Street has reopened for one day despite ongoing contractual disputes with the building’s landlord.
A HARDWARE shop in Milton has been doing its bit for charity, by raising vital cash for the Blood Bikes.
DESPITE the freezing rain on Saturday morning, Bleadon’s popular village market was jam-packed with visitors hunting for bargains or tucking in to bacon baps.
A COCKTAIL bar with a selection of food has opened in Weston.
A FOOD delivery service has expanded its network to include more of Weston and North Somerset.
A VINEYARD has scooped an international prize for its wine.
A FAMILY-RUN restaurant fusing flavours from both Indian and Bangladeshi food has opened in Weston.
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