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FOUR fires stated in Weston within 30 minutes are being investigated by police.

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CRAG protested ahead of Barratt Homes' application.

NEW power lines earmarked for North Somerset could have a hugely detrimental impact on a popular gypsy and travellers’ site, according to critics.

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Congresbury
Weston General Hospital.

WESTON General Hospital has reduced visiting hours again as it looks to combat the effects of a ‘severe’ norovirus outbreak.

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13 minutes ago
Petitioners collecting signatures in support of the NHS.

A MARCH in support of the NHS took place on Saturday morning.

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Milton Park Primary School pupils with visiting author Sam Gayton.

AN AUTHOR popped into a Milton school for a visit this week.

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Weston Wheel as it looked last year.

THE Weston Wheel is coming back to the town with construction already under way in the hope it could be up and running by the weekend.

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12:30
Sandford village could increase in size by a third if a proposed housing development goes ahead.

RESIDENTS from a North Somerset village have formed an action group to protest against plans to build a large housing development in their neighbourhood.

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Draycott and Rodney Stoke First School children with their work on Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

PUPILS at a Somerset school have been learning about civil engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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Conceptual art of the Swansea Bay lagoon, which could bear a strong resemblance to any development in Bridgwater Bay.

A TIDAL lagoon could be built off Brean and Burnham in an ambitious multi-billion pound project following an announcement this week.

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The fishing event in Kingston Seymour is free.

A KINGSTON SEYMOUR farm’s 20-year anniversary is being marked with a special open weekend this month.

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15:00
Weston Hospicecare Chief Executive Gill Auden after the paint 'attack'.

THE unsuspecting Weston Hospicecare chief executive Gill Auden was splattered with paint by a team of fundraisers.

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Weston Hospicecare
Models getting prepared for the show.

A FASHION show was held in aid of Weston Hospicecare, with the majority of the clothes coming from charity shops.

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11:00
Puxton's farmer Jayke Scott.

AN ADVENTURE park just outside of Weston needs schools to come forward and apply to take part in its brand new eco project.

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Puxton Park
A power cut affected St Georges this morning.

A ‘MAJOR’ electrical fault left 1,723 homes and businesses without power this morning.

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Richard Lawson (left) and Steve Timmins campaigned against privatisation of Weston General Hospital.

A RETIRED doctor will stand for the Green Party in this year’s General Election.

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Weston-super-Mare
Adam Rush alongside the bust.

A MAN who was ‘completely surprised’ to discover an incredible talent for sculpture has just unveiled a commissioned bust of the Duke of Gloucester in front of the Queen and Princess Anne.

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Weston College

AFFORDABLE homes in Cheddar will remain unoccupied as the design for a pedestrian bridge to the site has been rejected – with its own developers admitting it is ‘ugly’.

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Yesterday, 19:00
The seven marathons in seven days grop Rachel Smith, Gareth Star, Jason Smith and Darren Abbott.

A TOURIST attraction in Weston has been given a silver shield for its sponsorship of a ‘remarkable’ charity challenge.

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Yesterday, 17:57
Mayor Roz Willis

THE annual Town Mayor’s Charity Ball will take place next weekend in Weston.

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Yesterday, 16:11
Weston Air Day Avro Vulcan

A FAMOUS bomber will be returning to Weston’s skies this summer.

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Yesterday, 14:00
People are being urged to stop smoking.

SMOKERS are being urged to give up the habit as part of a special day promoted by North Somerset Council.

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Yesterday, 13:00

AN ‘ESSENTIAL’ flood prevention scheme at Spring Hill in Worle is ‘well underway’ with two busy roads on track to reopen at the beginning of next month.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Dr Paul Phillips with the Weston College team.

WESTON College has been transformed in the past decade, getting out of financial difficulties and turning around its ‘poor quality’ education to be officially named as the best provider of further education in the entire country.

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Weston College
Yesterday, 10:45
Weston General Hospital.

A ‘SEVERE’ virus outbreak has forced Weston General Hospital to close three wards today (Thursday), with bosses asking people to stay away if possible.

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Weston General Hospital
Yesterday, 09:30

A ‘LONG tortuous process’ to establish who is best to run a new large primary school on the outskirts of Weston has got under way this week.

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North Somerset Council
Yesterday, 09:00
Matt and the team

A WESTON doctor is ditching his stethoscope in favour of a challenge which is altogether more physically demanding.

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Yesterday, 08:14
Matt Baker.

A SINGER regularly heard performing in Weston has achieved his national television break after appearing on BBC One’s The Voice.

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Yesterday, 06:03
Harry Potter night at Yatton Library.

LIBRARIES across North Somerset will be holding special events today (Thursday) to mark World Book Day.

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Wed, 20:19
Doctor

WHAT improvements would you like seen made to healthcare in North Somerset?

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Wed, 20:10
Phil Summers receiving his certificate. (Photo: Pat Morrisey)

A FREEMASON from Weston enjoyed an ‘outstanding celebration’ as he recognised 50 years with the organisation.

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PLANS for 19 homes outside Congresbury’s village boundary have been recommended for refusal by its parish council.

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Congresbury
Ernie Warrender

GREAT Western Air Ambulance has been presented with a cheque for £235.

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Weston Chinese School enjoying the Chinese New Year celbrations held at Bournville Primary School.

FOOD tasting and performances marked Chinese New Year.

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Wed, 16:06
The Loves Cafe book club at their first anniversary meeting.

A BOOK club in Weston has been celebrating its first anniversary last month.

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Alex Crowther at the Fuchsia support group.

A TEENAGER has shown his support for a cancer support group in Worle by using his graphic design skills to give it a brand new look.

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