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Yesterday, 18:50

A POLICE investigation has begun after equipment was stolen from a stable yard.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Medieval banquet reception class, St Annes West Wick School.

RECEPTION pupils at St Anne’s Primary School in West Wick held a medieval banquet for parents after being inspired by characters from Disney’s Frozen.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Street Wardens Adrian Ley, Dan Berkeley and Bob Sprigg.

WESTON’S street warden team has praised a ‘brilliant’ town centre initiative which led to a wanted thief being jailed.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Pupils wearing odd socks for Down's syndrome.

PUPILS at Winscombe Primary School were decked out in colours and patterns to raise awareness of Down’s syndrome on Friday.

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Yesterday, 14:00
The Big Pedal at St Martin’s Primary School.

STAFF and students at St Martin’s Primary School were encouraged to choose two wheels instead of four as part of the Big Pedal 2015.

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Yesterday, 13:30
Sovereign Centre.

BIG brand clothes and shoe shops, national chain restaurants and improved amenities all figure on Mercury readers’ wishlist for Weston’s Sovereign Shopping Centre – and the good news is that its new owners agree.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Joe James will run the London Marathon for Addaction.

A DRUGS worker who battled a 25-year addiction will run the London Marathon to give back to the charity she now works for.

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Yesterday, 12:22

FILMS which unite the people of Weston to ‘celebrate, reflect, challenge and be inspired’ will feature in a new festival set to launch this spring.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Samantha Sleeman and her dad Bernard outside Richard Branson Centre.

A TEENAGER from Weston who could not read or spell simple words has been labelled as an ‘inspiration’ by Richard Branson after battling severe dyslexia to turn her life around.

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Yesterday, 11:33
Strong winds are predicted for Weston and North Somerset.

IT WAS a windy weekend, but the next two days are poised to be just as blustery.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Paul Martin delivering a piece to camera filming Flog It.

PEOPLE from Weston are being encouraged to have a rummage around in their attics ahead of the BBC’s popular antiques show, Flog It, coming to the town.

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Yesterday, 06:54
North Somerset Courthouse

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between March 3-12:

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Guests enjoying the evening.

FAMILY and friends of a Weston woman who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) have rallied to raise more than £6,000 for charity in her honour.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
The hustings will take place at St James' Church, Winscombe.

Weston’s General Election candidates are gearing up to take part in a village hustings event next month.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Members of the Parents and supporters Association.

WESTON’S sea cadet unit has been busy fundraising for its activities by holding an arts and crafts fair.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Picture by Terry Kelly

AS THE chilly winter air makes way for some warmer weather, nature has reacted accordingly and offered us a bounty of springtime colours this week.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Glynne Boston the owner and staff at the new premises, Unit B, Oldmixon Crecent.

AN INDUSTRIAL supplier is celebrating 20 years of success in Weston and has just doubled the size of its premises.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Yatton Spring Flower Show, Joan Pittock and Ivor Astle with his Granddaughter Libby.

THE best spring flowers were recognised at a village’s annual show.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Five-year-old Josie Cutts, with mum Lindsay, after having her hair cut off for charity.

A five-year-old girl, who was born with Down’s syndrome, has taken part in a charity haircut to dispel negative myths surrounding the condition.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Pupils observing the solar eclipse though special glasses.

THE country was plunged into semi-darkness on Friday, prompting people from across North Somerset to take a break from their daily routine to do a spot of stargazing.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Worle History Society at the opening of its new exhibition corner at Worle Library.

WORLE History Society has just started a year-long exhibition at the library in The Maltlings.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

ROAD safety is a top priority for Avon and Somerset police to tackle over the next two years.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Debra and Trevor Hudson at the newly refurbished Woodspring.

A WORLE pub has reopened its doors after it was taken over by new managers and fully refurbished.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

A ‘VULNERABLE’ disabled pensioner was knocked to the ground and punched and kicked in a ‘horrendous’ road rage incident in Weston.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
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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Saturday, March 28, 2015
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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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Bleadon Coronation Hall.

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

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

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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Saturday, March 28, 2015
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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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Thatchers boss, Martin Thatcher, in his orchards.

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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Saturday, March 28, 2015
The RNLI held a training session with a crashed plane. Photo by Christine Flook.

BUDDING photographers made the most of the eclipse on Friday, capturing some stunning images of the phenomenon.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Heatwave in October on Weston beach and  in the sea.

WITH the Easter holidays looming, many Streetlife users are turning their attention to the state of Weston’s beaches.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Festival Of Ages.

A FESTIVAL which brings together people of all ages has been given £15,000 in grant funding to bring the event back for a second year.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

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

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Casino and live music night at Sinclair Pavilion, Cleeve.

VILLAGERS were able to try their hand at poker or take a gamble on the roulette table in Cleeve at the weekend.

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