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Yesterday, 17:00

A MAN accused of raping a Weston mother and her five-year-old daughter has been acquitted of all charges this week.

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Yesterday, 20:00
WorleWind band's trumpet section.

WORLEWIND Band performed a concert in memory of ‘much missed’ charity supporter Mike Stewart at St Paul’s Church on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 19:00
Karen Barclay, Nigel Ashton, Felicity Baker, Terry Porter, Lisa Pilgrim, Lord Archer, David Poole and Peter Bryant

ONE hundred guests at a black-tie dinner were entertained by ‘the usual wit and charm’ of author and politician Jeffrey Archer this week.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Bleadon Coronation Hall.

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after Government proposals to set village hall licensing fees locally were scrapped.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Joseph dress rehearsal year 3 &4 pupils Uphill Primary School.

PUPILS at a North Somerset primary school have been busy rehearsing one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most famous musicals.

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What's On

Yesterday, 19:50

From Iron Age settlers to Victorian Gothic revivalists, North Somerset is jam-packed with history. There are places to visit all over the district, from manor houses to Medieval churches.

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Fri, 16:00
Joseph and cast

ONE of the most popular and celebrated musicals, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, is being performed in the South West this week.

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Fri, 13:00
King John's Hunting Lodge.

From the oldest skeleton ever discovered in Britain through to forts built to protect Britain from the French Navy, Somerset is full of fascinating historical sites.

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Fri, 11:00
Twelve Angry Men (Credit: Pamela Raith Photography).

TWELVE ANGRY MEN.

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Fri, 10:00
Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades Of Beige will be at The Playhouse.

A BUNCH of grumpy old women will be coming to Weston for an evening – and you could win tickets to see their hilarious show.

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Court News

Yesterday, 17:00

A MAN accused of raping a Weston mother and her five-year-old daughter has been acquitted of all charges this week.

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Yesterday, 10:00
North Somerset Courthouse.

A POLICE officer hit her head on concrete after she was assaulted by a drunk man in Weston’s High Street.

Yesterday, 08:00

A MAN whose alcohol addiction meant he was drinking 16 cans of lager a day has been sentenced for assaulting his wife in an attack which left her ‘petrified’.

A 47-YEAR-OLD man has denied carrying out sustained violent and sexual assaults on a Weston mother and her five-year-old daughter.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A MAN has pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer when he was being arrested for slapping his girlfriend across the face.

Education News

Yesterday, 19:00

ONE hundred guests at a black-tie dinner were entertained by ‘the usual wit and charm’ of author and politician Jeffrey Archer this week.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Joseph dress rehearsal year 3 &4 pupils Uphill Primary School.

PUPILS at a North Somerset primary school have been busy rehearsing one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most famous musicals.

Turf cutting for new North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College

HUNDREDS of jobs are set to be created by a multi-storey office block being built at the Junction 21 Enterprise Area – while work has also begun on the new North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC).

Worle Community School's headteacher, Peter Binding, with the Princes Institute Teaching Award.

WORLE Community School has joined just 56 others in the country in being given a prestigious award for its leadership programme.

Worle Community School
St Georges Primary School, spring concert.

STUDENTS from St Georges Primary School showcased their musical talents at its spring concert, with more than 80 children taking part.

North Somerset News

Yesterday, 17:00

VOLUNTEERS armed with black bags and gloves helped to tidy up their towns and villages as part of a national spring clean initiative.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Lidl

A CLEVEDON supermarket is set to close for nine weeks this month as it undergoes a major refurbishment.

Yesterday, 13:00

TRANSFER times for patients being admitted into hospital from ambulances are ‘concerning’, according to the organisation which runs services in the South West.

Yesterday, 12:00

KINGSLEY Speech and Drama students have created and starred in their own production to raise money for Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal.

Yesterday, 09:00
The Beach, Clevedon.

CONTRACTORS have begun draining Clevedon’s historic Marine Lake in preparation for months of work which will see it transformed into an impressive visitor attraction.

Sport News

Fri, 09:15

Visitors Concord Rangers scored in the third minute of time added on to defeat Weston 2-1.

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Fri, 09:14
Winscombe v Fry Club.

Langford Rovers kept their Somerset County League Division One West title hopes alive with another victory.

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Fri, 09:14

Latest results and fixtures from the Weston & District League.

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Fri, 09:12

Somerset Floodlight Youth League Roger Stone Memorial Cup holders Weston have reached the final again.

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Fri, 09:11
Mendip White Sox Under-12s.

Mendip White Sox Under-12s recorded their first victory of the season against Galmington Dragons.

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Business News

Yesterday, 15:00
Thatchers

The boss of Sandford-based cider company Thatchers has said he is ‘delighted’ at plans announced in the 2015 budget to cut cider duty by two per cent.

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Wed, 17:00
Tracy Pallari, who owns Tracy Pallari Hair And Make-Up.

A WESTON woman who works as a make-up artist across North Somerset has received a prestigious award.

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Somerset Homecare Services, Barbara Browning and Sam Ealden.

A SON, who was inspired to set up his own care business after poor personal experiences with his father’s care, hopes to revolutionise the way care is provided across the district.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015
Beverley Howell who has opened a beauty salon, Somerset Podiatry Clinic, Brinsea Road,Congresbury.

A BEAUTY salon has opened in Congresbury after a Cleeve woman moved her business.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Callum Higson is being filmed as part of a BBC documentary.

A WESTON man is starring in a BBC documentary after being nominated for an award in the ‘Oscars’ of the mobile phone industry.

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Food and Drink

Thu, 09:00

FROM a cup of classic coffee to a skinny caramel latte or a white chocolate mocha, catching up with friends or getting lost in a good book isn’t the same without a cup of something tasty – we’ve done the research so you don’t have to and found 5 of the best places to enjoy a coffee.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

WESTON Cricket Club has organised a beer festival for early May.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Thatchers’ Simon Williams receives the Grower of the Year trophy from art critic, historian and TV presenter Andrew Graham Dixon.

Thatchers Cider scooped two prestigious prizes for the quality of its apples in a national competition.

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Thatchers
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Owners Colette Niescior and Graham Sweeting with Marc Pearce (chef) and Clare Palmer.

A BAR and grill in Weston is under new management and has reverted back to its previous name.

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Relaunched Somerset and Dorset Inn, Burnham-on -Sea, David Bullimore and Karla Powell

A BURNHAM pub which once sat at the end of the Somerset and Dorset railway line has paid homage to its history with a vintage rebrand.

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