THE Queen has appointed a new Lord-Lieutenant for Somerset.
A WRINGTON woman who is running the Virgin London Marathon for Weston Hospicecare raised more than £6,000 in just one evening.
A TEENAGER who was inspired to act and sing by Johnny Depp is now hoping for a career emulating his on-screen idol.
THE search for Burnham and Highbridge’s next carnival queen has begun ahead of this year’s event.
HIGH tides had Weston’s keen photographers flocking towards the seafront to see who could capture the biggest waves on camera.
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.
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.
RELIVE the memories from the award-winning film The Commitments in a must-see musical extravaganza at The Playhouse next month.
DAZ is back in another Rock 4 Charity event in Weston.
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.
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.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 9-12:
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.
The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 2-6:
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.
MOST of us were told by our parents not to play with our food – but these youngsters did just that during a pancake race.
A TEAM of Sidcot School students has secured a place in the national final of a prestigious chemistry competition.
AN EVENT held by Weston Children’s Centre in Clarence Park entertained around 200 families during half-term.
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.
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.
Famous fantasy author, Sophie Tallis, has spent a day at a Clevedon bookshop where she met fans and signed copies of her books.
SOME of North Somerset’s impressive wildlife has been captured on camera by Times readers.
A CLEVEDON children’s charity has been given a cheque for £3,500 to help fund its work with youngsters with additional needs.
YOUTH House in Nailsea has been shut down after the charity which ran sessions at the facility became insolvent.
THE 800-year history of a village church has been charted in a new book to be released next month.
Weston were well beaten by league leaders Boreham Wood, who completed the double over the Seasiders.
Langford Rovers kept up the pressure on the pace setters in Division 1 West of the Somerset County League.
Wrington Redhill Reserves reached the semi-finals of the cup with victory over Wedmore.
Mendip White Sox Under-12s were defeated by Isle of Wedmore in a local derby.
Hutton Under-15 girls hosted Banwell for the first meeting between the two sides.
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.
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.
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.
KEY Weston developments risk being delayed or damaged by a skills shortage in the construction trade, industry figures have warned.
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.
A BAR with a retro theme has opened in Weston.
A PRODUCERS’ market will be held in Weston this weekend following a break after Christmas.
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