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Yesterday, 20:00

TWO members of the 1st Weston Boys’ Brigade Company were given The Queen’s Badge.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Edward Mutema author with his new book

A weston author and supply teacher has spoken about the release of his first self-help book.

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Yesterday, 16:06
Crews attend a fire on the roof of a nursing home.

Workmen set fire to some guttering on the roof of a nursing home in Burnham.

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Yesterday, 15:12

THIEVES have stolen jewellery and other valuable items from pensioners’ homes while people were still inside during a spate of six burglaries and attempted break-ins.

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Yesterday, 14:39
Weston super Food Festival.

A BURSARY scheme for any start-up food businesses has been announced for a Weston festival – while a number of new attractions have been added to the schedule.

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What's On

Yesterday, 09:00

ACTRESS, singer and author Patricia Routledge will be discussing her life in musical theatre with Edward Seckerson at Weston’s Playhouse later this month.

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Yesterday, 08:00
The Young'uns

An awarding winning folk band will be performing at a Clevedon venue tonight (Thursday July 2).

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Yesterday, 07:00
Jim Davidson will perform in Weston in July

Jim Davidson will be ‘telling it like it is’ at The Playhouse later this month on his current UK tour.

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Wed, 15:39
Around The World In 80 Days.

AROUND The World In 80 Days has been brought to Bristol by the makers of Hansel and Gretel and provides its audience with a real treat.

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Wed, 14:25
Matt Owens

A FOUNDER member of cult indie-folk outfit Noah And The Whale will be delivering a solo acoustic set in Weston’s Loves Café next month.

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Court News

Yesterday, 10:00

TWO men who were jailed for a ‘truly appalling’ Weston crime spree which saw families terrorised in their own homes have failed in a bid to have their sentences reduced.

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Peter Cox who had life-changing injuries after being hit  by car  in West Street, Weston.

A MAN who died four times in hospital and is ‘disabled for life’ has hit out at the ‘disgusting’ 14-month jail term given to the man who ran him over in a row over a parking space.

North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who tried to strangle his partner in an attack which left her fearing for her life has been sentenced.

North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN whose girlfriend felt ‘utterly powerless’ to stop him as he grabbed her throat and slapped her has been given a six-week suspended prison sentence.

North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who threatened to kill his partner in front of their nine-month-old son has been sentenced.

Education News

Yesterday, 14:00

PARENTS and pupils of one Weston school could not have asked for better weather during the annual summer fete.

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Year 11 leavers day at Worle Community School.

IF YOU saw an oompa loompa walking the streets of Worle recently your eyes were not deceiving you – one secondary school was being invaded by a range of popular characters.

Worle Community School
Sidfest - Jade Corbett, Anna Edis, Charlotte Pittaway, Caroline Green

Sidcot School launched the summer festival season with the very first Sidfest, hosted at its recently created yurt village.

Wed, 15:05
Roxsi, Nicola and Charlie trying the Lucky Dip.

CHILDREN enjoyed a visit from the RNLI lifeboat at one primary school’s summer fair.

St Georges Primary School
Band 'Eternum, Jenessa, Ed, Nathan and Ryan.

AN EXTENDED learning scheme in Worle has culminated in a summer festival being staged by everyone involved.

Worle Community School

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 17:00

Families enjoyed plenty of fun at the St John the Evangelist Primary School annual summer fair on Friday evening.

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Yesterday, 15:36
Avon and Somerset Constabulary is investigating the shooting of Oscar the cat.

A cat was shot and killed near Portishead marina, leaving its traumatised owner begging for people to come forward with information about what happened

Yesterday, 15:00
Books on The HillClevedon trading group.

A group of Clevedon traders is aiming to take advantage of the ‘buzz’ in the town by holding a new Sunday opening event.

Yesterday, 13:04
The swimming pool at Strode Leisure Centre has been closed temporarily.

The swimming pool at Clevedon’s Strode Leisure Centre has been closed today (Thursday) following an electrical fault, but Waitrose in Nailsea has reopened after problems this morning.

Yesterday, 13:00
Nailsea School Year 11  Prom

Convicts and prison guards, mime artists and the Chuckle Brothers were just some of the characters pupils dressed as for their last day at Nailsea School.

Sport News

Friday, June 26, 2015

Two players - Adrian Burbridge and Mike Ricketts both qualified for three semi-finals at Weston Men’s Open Tournament.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Worlebury Golf Club men's winners.

Simon Dempsey and Claire Bayliss are the new men’s and ladies’ champions at Worlebury Golf Club.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Imogen Cracknell.

St Andrews bowler Imogen Cracknell and her partner from Taunton have reached the final of the junior girls’ pairs.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Malcolm Hunter bowling for Winscombe.

St Andrews defeated Victoria in the Turnbull Cup on an extra end, despite trailing for much of the match.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Charl Willoby fielding.

Weston’s Andy Fear carried his bat to help Weston to victory over Lechlade.

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Business News

Yesterday, 13:30

COMMUNICATIONS giant BT has been accused of ‘letting down’ Somerset after its superfast broadband rollout proposal was scrapped for being ‘not up to scratch’.

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Weston College principal Paul Phillips with Scott Austin and Jerry Nightingale.

TWO Weston College tutors who work with plumbing students and offenders in prison have won national awards for their work.

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Weston College
Sunday, June 28, 2015
The courtyard area of Bristol Airport's new departure lounge.

A NUMBER of high street retailers will be opening their doors to passengers at Bristol Airport when the expansion of its eastern terminal is completed next month.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Tokyo Wok staff.

A Popular takeaway restaurant in Weston has been taken over by a new owner, who promises some additions to the menu.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The vegetable boxes can be delivered daily (Picture: Getty Images).

A SOMERSET farm which brings fresh vegetables to your doorstep will start delivering to Weston from July.

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 14:39

A BURSARY scheme for any start-up food businesses has been announced for a Weston festival – while a number of new attractions have been added to the schedule.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Chef Marco Pierre White visiting the refurbished restaurant at Cadbury House Hotel at Congresbury.

RENOWNED chef Marco Pierre White has unveiled a new menu for his Steakhouse Bar and Grill restaurant in Congresbury.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Tokyo Wok staff.

A Popular takeaway restaurant in Weston has been taken over by a new owner, who promises some additions to the menu.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Weston super Food Festival.

MORE competitions have been launched for this year’s Weston super Food Festival.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Weston super Food Festival.

SCHOOLCHILDREN are being invited to take part in a poetry competition as part of the Weston super Food Festival – and the winner will receive a £200 cooking kit.

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