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Mother’s life could have been spared by requested crossing

A ‘FANTASTIC’ mother who was killed crossing a busy road might have been saved if a repeatedly requested pedestrian crossing had been installed, an inquest was told.

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Axbridge Remembers  WW1 with a Pageant in The Square.

World War One remembered...

TWO events to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One drew big crowds at the weekend.

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Library service to be reviewed as council cuts costs

LIBRARY services are to be reviewed in a money-saving exercise, barely a year after the councillor in charge of them said no cuts were ‘on the horizon’.

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Police responding ‘effectively’ to financial cuts despite 500 PC job losses

A GREATER proportion of police officer jobs are being cut at Avon and Somerset Constabulary compared to the average across England and Wales.

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An artist's impression of what Dolphin Square will look like when complete.

Hot Topic: What to do with Dolphin Square?

WITH building work not due to start until September at Dolphin Square and difficulties in getting retailers to sign up to the project, members of Streetlife have come up with ideas as to what the site could be used for.

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Baked beans

Man jailed over baked bean assault

A MAN has been jailed for six months after participating in a group assault which saw the victim battered unconscious – with tins of baked beans.

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North Somerset Courthouse.

In The Dock

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between July 14-18:

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Education See all

Weston Soroptimists who have been raising money to buy books for pupils at Windwhistle Primary School.

Books as rewards for young readers

FOURTEEN of the most-improved readers at a Weston school have been given a prize for their hard work.

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Herons Moor  Academy children Year 6 leaving party.

Superheroes storm school

SCHOOL uniforms were ditched in favour of a range of colourful and imaginative costumes in celebration of the end of term at one Weston school.

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