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A FREEMASON from Weston enjoyed an ‘outstanding celebration’ as he recognised 50 years with the organisation.

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PLANS for 19 homes outside Congresbury’s village boundary have been recommended for refusal by its parish council.

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Ernie Warrender

GREAT Western Air Ambulance has been presented with a cheque for £235.

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Weston Chinese School enjoying the Chinese New Year celbrations held at Bournville Primary School.

FOOD tasting and performances marked Chinese New Year.

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The Loves Cafe book club at their first anniversary meeting.

A BOOK club in Weston has been celebrating its first anniversary last month.

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IT WAS apt that on the night the music industry was honouring the biggest stars of music with the BRIT awards, a rising singer-songwriter was performing an intimate gig at Loves Cafe in Weston.

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Julian Lloyd Webber.

A GLIMPSE into the life of one of music’s most famous dynasties was presented to audiences at The Playhouse yesterday (Sunday).

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Win tickets to see Claudia Morris star in Secret Love: The Life And Times Of Doris Day at The Playhouse.

Renowned jazz singer and West End actress Claudia Morris brings her critically acclaimed show Secret Love: The Life And Music Of Doris Day, to Weston’s Playhouse on March 26 at 7.30pm.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Commitments.

RELIVE the memories from the award-winning film The Commitments in a must-see musical extravaganza at The Playhouse next month.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Daz's Rock 4 Charity

DAZ is back in another Rock 4 Charity event in Weston.

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Court News

Mon, 06:05

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 13-19:

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Magistrates found Straughan guilty.

A WESTON referee, who stole thousands from a football league which supports cancer patients and blind children, has been found guilty of theft despite claiming he accidentally left most of the cash on the roof of his car.

Monday, February 23, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 9-12:

Monday, February 16, 2015
Mr Fear fell to his death from Saxonia Guest House.

A 46-YEAR-OLD man, who believed he was being chased by a knife-wielding gang, plunged to his death after falling out of a second-storey window.

Monday, February 16, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 2-6:

Education News


DOZENS of pupils from Priory Community School have been taking part in high-level cycle training to encourage safe riding to school.

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Yesterday, 15:38
Explorer and cameraman Doug Allan.

A WESTON schoolgirl has gained help from an award-winning photographer and explorer, to help fund her perform for England at the World Pom Championships.

Year seven team players with coach Jake Mawford.

THE country’s future football stars are getting a helping hand with free training thanks to North Somerset Schools’ Football Club.

Children making cakes and biscuits.

BAKING, Bollywood, bushcraft sessions and more were on the agenda at a series of half-term events held in Worle.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Pancake races at Banwell School.

MOST of us were told by our parents not to play with our food – but these youngsters did just that during a pancake race.

North Somerset News

A group of Portishead schoolgirls were inspired to help raise money for a national homeless charity after one of them met a Big Issue seller in 

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Rats have been a problem in Marshalls Field

A rat problem in an area of Clevedon has forced North Somerset Council to lay bait to reduce their numbers.

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Talking Heads @ Houlahans, Backwell.

THE owner of a successful hair salon in Weston has opened up a new business in Backwell.

TWO fire crews have been tackling a van fire this afternoon (Wednesday) causing traffic delays along Clevedon Road.

A mum-of-six and grandmother died after an overdose of medication, an inquest heard.

A MUM-of-six from Nailsea had been looking forward to a holiday and saving for Christmas when she was found dead in her bedroom, an inquest heard.

Sport News

Friday, February 27, 2015

Weston were well beaten by league leaders Boreham Wood, who completed the double over the Seasiders.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Langford Rovers v Glatonbury

Langford Rovers kept up the pressure on the pace setters in Division 1 West of the Somerset County League.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
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Wrington Redhill Reserves reached the semi-finals of the cup with victory over Wedmore.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Mendip White Sox Under-12s.

Mendip White Sox Under-12s were defeated by Isle of Wedmore in a local derby.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Hutton Under-15 girls hosted Banwell for the first meeting between the two sides.

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Business News

Mon, 17:30

WESTON Town Council has ‘welcomed’ a proposed new Post Office at the site of a former Indian restaurant.

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Gordon Reason, owner of the Texaco garage in Berrow.

A BURNHAM petrol station owner says he will claim for compensation after being ‘unjustly’ left out of pocket by a road closure taking motorists on a nine-mile detour around the area.

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Kate Humble about to cut the ribbon with Ian Pearce, brinsea MD

A NEW factory in Weston, which will produce incubators for hatching chicks and caring for injured animals, enjoyed an extra special opening with wildlife expert Kate Humble making a guest appearance.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
The expert Powervamp management team.

A WORLD-LEADING Weston firm has secured a big-money aviation industry scoop by agreeing a deal to supply new specialist kit to London City Airport.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
Gary Higgins (left) and Ben Milsom of GBRS Recruitment say Weston is facing a construction skills shortage.

KEY Weston developments risk being delayed or damaged by a skills shortage in the construction trade, industry figures have warned.

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Food and Drink

Sunday, March 1, 2015

TWO sisters who were raised in Mark have returned to save the pub they grew up in, less than a year after it was closed suddenly by the previous owners.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Twist bar, St. James Street, Weston-s-Mare.

A BAR with a retro theme has opened in Weston.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The producers' market is returning.

A PRODUCERS’ market will be held in Weston this weekend following a break after Christmas.

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