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Yesterday, 18:00
North Somerset council has organised the events.

North Somerset Council is holding a number of events in support of Deaf Awareness Week, during the first week of May.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Year 6 pupils with staff from the store and the bread they have made.

Schoolchildren were given the chance to cook food in the slightly unusual surrounds of a supermarket this week.

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Yesterday, 14:00
1st Locking beavers, cubs and scouts along with 2nd and 3rd rainbows, Photo by Jeremy Long.

A North Somerset primary school playground was hit by a flash mob this week.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Pauline Patch and Eileen Hall cutting the cake at Yatton Methodist Church.

Members of a village church group held a party to mark its 50th anniversary last week.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Workers in Highbridge are concerned about their job security.

Workers in Highbridge could be at risk of redundancy, following a ‘concerning’ announcement that a new Brakes food depot is set to open in Portbury.

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What's On

Benjamin Folke Thomas (Picture: John S Wright).

Swedish musician Benjamin Folke Thomas will perform in Weston-super-Mare in May.

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Rat Boy.

The Mystery Jets, Augustines and The Temper Trap headline the Dot To Dot festival taking place in Bristol this year.

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Ronan Keating.

One of the best-known faces in pop music will be performing what he says is his best material yet at the Colston Hall in Bristol.

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Captain America: Civil War.

Captain America: Civil War brings the Avengers to blows over new regulations after their collateral damage begins to draw political scorn.

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Mugenkyo.

A music show with a difference will blow you away at the Playhouse in Weston later this month.

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Education News

Yesterday, 17:00
Year 6 pupils with staff from the store and the bread they have made.

Schoolchildren were given the chance to cook food in the slightly unusual surrounds of a supermarket this week.

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Yesterday, 14:00
1st Locking beavers, cubs and scouts along with 2nd and 3rd rainbows, Photo by Jeremy Long.

A North Somerset primary school playground was hit by a flash mob this week.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Archery coach Paul Maines with pupils Charlotte and Daniel.

Children at a North Somerset primary school added another string to their bows when they learned a new skill last week.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Pupils enjoying a science workshop.

Pupils at St Anne’s Primary School, in Hewish, enjoyed an ‘amazing’ science workshop to remember thanks to a visit from Bristol University.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Rachel Chitty introducing Wilber the Ural Owl to Charlie.

Visitors to a North Somerset wildlife sanctuary were given the chance to meet exotic animals and hold majestic birds at an open day on Sunday.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 16:13
High Down Junior School pupils impressed a crowd of about 500 people.

High Down Junior School pupils from Portishead competed in the North Somerset Dance Festival in front of 500 people.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A steering group has been set up to oversee the running of Clevedon’s neighbourhood development plan.

Yesterday, 12:46
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A food store is searching for a charity to support.

Yesterday, 12:19
Sterling currency

North Somerset Council has teamed up with a leading charity to create a new support scheme for young disabled people in the district.

Yesterday, 11:00
Swimathon at Backwell Pool to raise money for playground equipment at Golden Valley School. Photo by Jeremy Long.

Ten teams of pupils and parents from Nailsea battled it out in a swim-a-thon to raise money for school funds.

Sport News

Friday, April 29, 2016
Weston AFC v Maidenhead.

Weston finished their home Vanarama National Conference South fixtures with victory over Maidenhead United.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
Cheddar Football Club.

Cheddar won away at Oldland Abbotonians to keep up their push for promotion.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
Uphill Castle v Highbridge.

Uphill Castle kept their promotion hopes going with victory over Highbridge Town.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Latest results and fixtures from the Weston & District League.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
Hornets v Cleve.

Hornets finished their season with a disappointing defeat, ending up in seventh position.

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Business News

Yesterday, 10:00
Workers in Highbridge are concerned about their job security.

Workers in Highbridge could be at risk of redundancy, following a ‘concerning’ announcement that a new Brakes food depot is set to open in Portbury.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
Bristol Airport's chief executive Robert Sinclair, with Thomson's Captain Stuart Gruber, Bristol Airport's Shaun Browne and Mark Hall from Thomson.

Florida and Mexico will soon be added to Bristol Airport’s expanding list of destinations, as the airport announced it will introduce its first long-haul flights next summer.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
BHS is currently trading in adminstration.

The loss of the BHS store in Weston-super-Mare town centre would be a ‘great shame’, according to the town centre manager.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
The bank will close in June.

A town centre bank in Weston is set to permanently shut later this year as the company pushes ahead with plans to become more ‘efficient’.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016
The new Weston badge for the new season.

Weston Football Club have unveiled their new logo after securing their league safety for next season.

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Food and Drink

Yesterday, 10:00
Times Past Cheese Company at the Weston super Food Festival, Kate and Steve Webber serving young customer Theo.

There is no doubt about it – Somerset produces some of the best food and drink in the world. And if you want to enjoy the region’s cheeses, ciders and ice creams, we have got some ideas for you.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Thatchers Cider The Railway Inn - exterior

A wine shop and a village pub have joined forces to organise a wine-tasting evening to celebrate English Wine Week and World Wine Day.

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Marco Pierre White. Photo by Neil Phillips.

A new Italian restaurant will open its doors in Congresbury in June.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Burnham-on-Sea Food Festival has been a huge success in recent years.

Burnham Town Council members have disagreed over whether to provide funding for the town’s bi-annual food festival.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Burnham-on-Sea Food Festival has been a huge success in recent years.

The Great Burnham Bake-Off is set to return as part of the town’s food festival and organisers are encouraging bakers to start preparing for the big event.

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