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PUPILS were given the chance to visit Bristol Rovers’ Memorial Stadium.

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One of a kind Steam Bus out on a test run.

A RARE steam bus has arrived in Weston-super-Mare to become a new attraction in the town this summer.

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The new defibrillator will be shared between Stone Allerton and Chapel Allerton.

Potentially lifesaving equipment has been installed in Somerset.

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Nova Picton has been chosen as the face of Asda's Little Angels nappy range.

A WESTON mother has spoken of her pride after her daughter was chosen to star in a supermarket advertising campaign.

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Police money

THE outdated funding formula which has caused Avon and Somerset Constabulary to lose out on £110million in eight years is finally being scrapped.

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TALENTED choirmaster Gareth Malone will be performing on stage at Colston Hall in Bristol later this year.

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Yesterday, 10:31

LIVE entertainment, box office hits and more make up Cheddar Arts @ Kings Theatre’s autumn programme.

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Fri, 13:31
Mice on Skates.

A DYNAMIC children’s show which is sure to entertain the kids this summer holidays has just arrived in Bristol.

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Fri, 10:31
Salsa on the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare.

THE magic of salsa is coming to Weston-super-Mare this weekend.

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The Grand Pier
Fri, 09:35
Musical notes

A SUMMER concert is being held in aid of an African school.

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Court News

LEGAL fees will cost North Somerset Council tens of thousands of pounds after top UK judges made the final decision in a long-standing court challenge on youth service cuts.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who was found to be above the drink-drive limit after crashing his van along a country lane has received a 14-month driving ban and been fined.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN who blamed his ‘bad eczema’ for his decision to carry an eight-inch kitchen knife around Weston town centre has been jailed.

Friday, July 3, 2015

A MAN has been sentenced over a number of car crimes and handling stolen goods in West Wick.

Education News

PUPILS were given the chance to visit Bristol Rovers’ Memorial Stadium.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Memorable Moments nursery in Moorland Road holding a leavers graduation event. Photo by Jeremy Long.

YOUNGSTERS finished their time at nursery with a leaving ceremony and barbecue.

Yesterday, 11:00
Worlebury St Pauls Primary School ceramics.

WESTON College has been working with Worlebury St Paul’s Primary School to create a piece of ceramic artwork.

Fri, 16:00
St Georges Primary School celebration evening.

THE summer holidays are upon us and another set of eager year six students are preparing for their first day at secondary school in September.

St Georges Primary School
Wrington Primary School year six pupils performance

The leavers’ production is a highlight of every school year – and pupils in year six at Wrington Primary School did not disappoint when they presented their play at the end of term earlier this month.


North Somerset News


The organisers of Clevedon Flower Show have received a lottery grant to help it update some of its equipment.

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Vintage tea party.

A vintage tea party was held at a Clevedon day centre to raise funds for Bristol Children’s Hospital.

Shopkeepers unhappy with the number of vehicles  using the pedestrianised  Station Road, Clevedon.

There are calls for action to be taken on drivers using a pedestrianised street in Clevedon, after more than 100 vehicles were caught using it in one day.

Yesterday, 17:00
Wrington  Amors Stores.

Opening hours at a village Post Office will be extended, if it moves premises in the near future.

Yesterday, 16:00
Clevedon School

Sixth form students at Clevedon School have been treated to a unique lesson from a former pupil in Canada.

Sport News

Fri, 09:15

Weston returned to winning ways with a comfortable victory over Shapwick & Polden.

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Fri, 09:14
Cricket Uphill Castlev Street,Luke Bliss

Uphill Castle enjoyed a comfortable seven wicket victory over visitors Street.

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Fri, 09:13
Jules Froud.

Lympsham defeated Huntspill and District by just one run in an enthralling encounter.

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Fri, 09:13

Weston 2nd XI returned to winning ways with a thrilling finish against Old Bristolians Westbury.

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Fri, 09:12
Cricket  Belvederev Butleigh, Nilanjan Chatterjee.

Belvedere secured top spot in their division after their victory over Lydford.

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Business News

A BRAZILIAN restaurant chain is the latest business to sign up to the £45million Dolphin Square development.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Wrington Motors on the corner of High Street and School Road.

WRINGTON’S Post Office could soon benefit from a new location and longer opening hours, if plans to move the store are accepted.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Winner Neil Morris with theclub staff Debbi Lough and Claire Madge.

A CONGRESBURY health club hosted a golf day to raise money for a Weston charity.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Bob Montgomery.

HALF a million pounds is being invested into Cheddar Gorge and its owner, Longleat, wants to work more closely with people in the village.

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Monday, July 20, 2015
Alistair Mead outside of Puxton Park.

TOURIST attraction bosses have slammed a decision by North Somerset Council to reject its plans to add 120 holiday lodges to its complex.

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Food and Drink

A BAR with a tropical beach theme will open in Weston-super-Mare.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Revellers enjoying  Weston Lions club Real Ale Festival on the Beach Lawns.

A VARIETY of ales and ciders will be on sale on Weston’s seafront this weekend.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Bleadon market

A MONTHLY village market is drawing in the crowds from far and wide with its local produce and crafts.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Revellers enjoying Weston Lions club Real Ale Festival on the Beach Lawns in 2014.

FOOD and drink lovers can look forward to beer and dairy festivals, and farmers’ markets in the next few weeks.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015
Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

A PALE ale brewed in Cheddar has won two regional awards.

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