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Yesterday, 19:02

A SOMERSET woman will compete in the grand final of this year’s Miss England competition next month.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Skidmores Worle, Worle History Society  and staff with new calander.

HISTORIC views of Worle are on show in a 2016 calendar which is now on sale.

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Yesterday, 16:06
Churchfield Church School has been commended for its improvements.

A PRIMARY school has received praise for the advancements it has made three months after an Ofsted inspection found it required improvement.

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Yesterday, 14:02
James Heappey, Wells MP.

A SOMERSET MP will be at the heart of future decisions over the UK’s energy, after he was elected to join the Government’s Energy and Climate Change Select Committee.

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Yesterday, 12:30
RNLI volunteer Mike Lang collects his award.

An RNLI volunteer has been recognised for his work at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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What's On

Yesterday, 15:00

One of Bath’s biggest outdoor shows will bow out this year, but not before staging one final production in August.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Toyah Willcox

An AWARD-WINNING singer will be performing at a Bristol venue with a full live band in what promises to be an evening packed with hit songs.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
The Big Day Out

FIVE days of free family fun will kick off in Weston next weekend with the CBeebies Big Day Out.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
The Human Torch in action.

DAREDEVIL Scott May is bringing his stunt show back to Weston, and you could be there for a night of thrills because The Mercury has some tickets to give away.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Marty Wilde

YOU could win the chance to see one of the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll at The Playhouse in Weston next month.

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Court News

Yesterday, 07:00

LEGAL fees will cost North Somerset Council tens of thousands of pounds after top UK judges made the final decision in a long-standing court challenge on youth service cuts.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who was found to be above the drink-drive limit after crashing his van along a country lane has received a 14-month driving ban and been fined.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN who blamed his ‘bad eczema’ for his decision to carry an eight-inch kitchen knife around Weston town centre has been jailed.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN has been sentenced over a number of car crimes and handling stolen goods in West Wick.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Daniel Russell

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.

Education News

Yesterday, 16:06

A PRIMARY school has received praise for the advancements it has made three months after an Ofsted inspection found it required improvement.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Pupils making volcanoes

Wrington and Churchill Primary pupils studied dinosaurs, volcanoes and ancient Egypt

Friday, July 24, 2015
The NSPCC has now visited every primary school in North Somerset, including Sidcot School's Juniors.

The NSPCC’s schools service has achieved the milestone of having visited every primary school in North Somerset.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Robin hood  Burrington Primary School production rehearsal.

Great costumes, laughs and acting were in plentiful supply last Thursday as Burrington Primary School performed a take on a classic, entitled Robin And The Sherwood Hoodies.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Headteachers for the day, Aimi and Mason.

TWO youngsters at a North Somerset primary school ripped up the rulebook as they became headteacher and deputy headteacher.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 16:00

A map detailing the paths around Nailsea has been drawn up to encourage people to walk and cycle more.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Musical notes

Lions clubs in North Somerset are looking for budding young musicians to join a new starter band.

Yesterday, 11:00
Cyclists celebrating at Charlton Farm in Wraxall after completing the Ride for Precious Lives.

An exhausted but delighted team of cyclists rode into Children’s Hospice South West following a 205-mile bike ride to raise money for the charity.

Yesterday, 09:00
Cllr Shopland wants the council to have more control over the town's car parks.

Clevedon Town Council should ‘take back control’ of car parks, according to one of its members.

Yesterday, 08:00
Birthday presents logo

With 20 causes already on the Times’ Birthday Presents shortlist, it is time to select the final 15 – and we want you to get involved and pick your favourites.

Sport News

Friday, July 24, 2015

Weston came off second best at Taunton where more than 600 runs were scored for the loss of just 10 wickets.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Mitch Fox batting for Uphill.

Uphill Castle fell 43 runs short in their run chase at Butleigh.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Sam Poole.

Lympsham enjoyed a comfortable victory at Glastonbury, chasing just 40 runs for victory.

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Friday, July 24, 2015
Cricket  Belvederev Butleigh Pete Hooper.

Belvedere enjoyed an emphatic victory at home to Butleigh.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Banwell & Churchill Cricket Club are hosting their annual race night fundraiser at the Memorial Hall in Churchill.

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Business News

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Wrington

WRINGTON’S Post Office could soon benefit from a new location and longer opening hours, if plans to move the store are accepted.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Winner Neil Morris with theclub staff Debbi Lough and Claire Madge.

A CONGRESBURY health club hosted a golf day to raise money for a Weston charity.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Bob Montgomery.

HALF a million pounds is being invested into Cheddar Gorge and its owner, Longleat, wants to work more closely with people in the village.

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Monday, July 20, 2015
Alistair Mead outside of Puxton Park.

TOURIST attraction bosses have slammed a decision by North Somerset Council to reject its plans to add 120 holiday lodges to its complex.

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Monday, July 20, 2015
Big Lamp Corner.

BUSINESS owners have been invited to share their views on how Weston town centre should be developed during a series of key consultations.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A VARIETY of ales and ciders will be on sale on Weston’s seafront this weekend.

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Bleadon market

A MONTHLY village market is drawing in the crowds from far and wide with its local produce and crafts.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Revellers enjoying Weston Lions club Real Ale Festival on the Beach Lawns in 2014.

FOOD and drink lovers can look forward to beer and dairy festivals, and farmers’ markets in the next few weeks.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

A PALE ale brewed in Cheddar has won two regional awards.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015
Bleadon market

A MONTHLY village market is drawing in the crowds from far and wide with its local produce.

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