POLICE community support officers – otherwise known as PCSOs – can often be spotted out and about in Weston’s town centre and surrounding villages.
CHARITIES and social enterprise groups opened their doors to the public to give people a chance to see the work they do.
A YEAR eight pupil at Priory Community School has been using the entrepreneurial spirit of Sir Richard Branson to inspire his own money-making scheme.
VILLAGERS in Blagdon are celebrating after their most successful fete to date.
BBC Somerset’s Emma Britton was the guest of honour at a unique celebration in Brent Knoll on Saturday.
CLASSICAL Brit award winners Only Men Aloud are coming to The Playhouse next month, and we’ve got tickets to give away.
A CELEBRATION of dance from movies and musicals throughout history will be hitting the stage in Weston.
THE Sound Of Music is due to hit the stage at the Bristol Hippodrome and you could win tickets.
THE Grand Pier will play host to one of the West Country’s favourite bands for a spot of cider drinking.
A WORLDWIDE best-selling author is coming to Weston to promote her latest book, which focuses on the much-loved ITV drama Downton Abbey - and you could win tickets to be there.
A MAN who ran onto the football pitch when the Weston and Doncaster Rovers FA Cup match was cancelled just 20 minutes before kick-off has appeared in court, charged under the Football Offences Act.
A MAN who was spotted waving a weapon in a busy Weston street, while accompanied by two young children, was sent to prison for a year last Friday.
A Weston man, who swore at his mother before threatening to burn down his family home, has narrowly avoided being sent to prison.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between April 22-30:
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between March 26 and April 20:
AN OUTDOOR learning project has been launched at a Weston school.
A TEAM of Weston students took on a tough 35-mile challenge.
AN AUTHOR whose children’s football books have been hailed as ‘the perfect story to encourage reluctant boy readers’ has paid a visit to Weston’s Walliscote Primary School.
A Churchill Academy and Sixth Form student has won first prize in a prestigious speaking competition.
An empty building in Nailsea shopping centre could soon be turned into flats.
Snail racing and making fruit kebabs are just two of the fun activities children in Portishead have been enjoying.
A trailer selling hot and cold refreshments could be set up at a beauty spot in Backwell.
A cat in Portishead has certainly used up one of its nine lives after surviving a ride under the bonnet of a car all the way to Nailsea.
Year five pupils from a Nailsea school have been learning how to make playtimes fun for younger children.
YOUNG swimmers are being offered the chance to enjoy a free day of sport and fun under the guidance of a trio of medal-winning international athletes.
Racing driver Will Burns picked up a career-high triple podium finish at Thruxton in Hampshire.
JKA Weston SKC member Trevor Byrne passed his 5th Dan belt belt at a recent grading in Crawley.
Seven Aikido instructors from the Rising Sun Aikido Club in Weston have successfully gained their level two coaching award.
Weston slipped to defeat against visitors Taunton, who are hopeful of promotion this year.
INVESTMENT of £84million has helped Weston’s Knightstone Housing surpass its targets for building new affordable homes by more than 10 per cent.
AN ITALIAN restaurant and gelato ice cream parlour has opened in an iconic £1.8million building on Weston seafront.
A Winscombe businesswoman is ‘thrilled’ after her shop was crowned as one of the best gift retailers in the South of England.
WESTON’S Grand Pier has been praised for its innovative work promoting coach tourism within the town.
YOU may not associate picking up litter with fun and games but a beach clean in Weston-super-Mare paired the two together perfectly.
THE final touches are being made ahead of this Saturday’s Burnham Food Festival in the town centre.
THE owner of Weston pub The Imperial has promised to breathe new life into the venue after taking over this month.
A BBC presenter will open this year’s Weston super Food Festival, which will include a vegetable bowling competition.
Thousands of new apple trees have been planted at Thatchers Cider, with a new orchard also due to be created in the coming weeks.
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