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Yesterday, 18:00

THE Queen has appointed a new Lord-Lieutenant for Somerset.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Caroline Harding has raised over £6,000 by taking part in the London Marathon for Weston Hospicecare.

A WRINGTON woman who is running the Virgin London Marathon for Weston Hospicecare raised more than £6,000 in just one evening.

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Weston Hospicecare
Yesterday, 14:00
Successful drama student Jayson Murray

A TEENAGER who was inspired to act and sing by Johnny Depp is now hoping for a career emulating his on-screen idol.

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Yesterday, 13:04
Current Burnham carnival queen Emma Nicholson promoting a charity event earlier this year. (Photo: Mike Bernard)

THE search for Burnham and Highbridge’s next carnival queen has begun ahead of this year’s event.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Wendy Elston timed this shot perfectly to capture the impressive waves.

HIGH tides had Weston’s keen photographers flocking towards the seafront to see who could capture the biggest waves on camera.

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Yesterday, 10:11

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.

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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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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Chappie will be released on March 6.

A WEIRD and wacky sci-fi comedy, starring Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver, hits the big screen next week – and you could go for free thanks to the Mercury and Odeon.

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Court News

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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.

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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:

Friday, February 13, 2015

AN UNEMPLOYED barber threatened his ex-girlfriend and suggested he would slit her new partner’s throat in a row over access to their daughter.

Education News

Saturday, February 28, 2015

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

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Students at Sidcot School have made it to the final of a national chemistry competition.

A TEAM of Sidcot School students has secured a place in the national final of a prestigious chemistry competition.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Weston  Children Centre, children enjoying fun in Clarence Park at half term,

AN EVENT held by Weston Children’s Centre in Clarence Park entertained around 200 families during half-term.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Pupils learning about the science of light from Mr G's science show.

YOU wouldn’t be mistaken if you heard explosions at Castle Batch Primary School this week as students have been busy taking part in a series of science lessons with a difference.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Students battling it out in the competition.

STUDENT chefs battled it out to get the chance to have their dish added to the menu at Weston College’s training restaurant, The Grove.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 19:00

Famous fantasy author, Sophie Tallis, has spent a day at a Clevedon bookshop where she met fans and signed copies of her books.

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Yesterday, 16:00
By John Cullen.

SOME of North Somerset’s impressive wildlife has been captured on camera by Times readers.

Yesterday, 14:00
Simon Cassidy, deputy operations manager, and Jon Godden, area operations manager, present a cheque for £3500 to the Springboard Opportunity Group, Clevedon.

A CLEVEDON children’s charity has been given a cheque for £3,500 to help fund its work with youngsters with additional needs.

Yesterday, 13:00
Nailsea Youth House has been closed after a charity went bust.

YOUTH House in Nailsea has been shut down after the charity which ran sessions at the facility became insolvent.

Yesterday, 12:00
St Andrew's Church in Congresbury is 800 years old.

THE 800-year history of a village church has been charted in a new book to be released next month.

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

Monday, February 23, 2015

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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Sunday, February 22, 2015
Weston College students Luke Jones, India Lawton and Issie Gardner with course lecturer Nick Reardon and chamber president Gail Parsons.

UNSUNG heroes, business newcomers, green intiatives and Weston promotions all featured among the winners of an inaugural awards event designed to showcase the best the town has to offer.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A BAR with a retro theme has opened in Weston.

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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