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Yesterday, 17:00

A NEW craft club has launched at the Big Worle Hub to bring the community together.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Shirley Stock on Weston's beach.

A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER who worked at numerous hotels and won a Miss Weston competition has died aged 79.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Contestants in 'Strictly St Pauls' dancing competition.

FIFTEEN couples danced their way around the ballroom at the Winter Gardens on Friday as part of Strictly St Paul’s.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Pupils from Bournville and Windwhistle Primary School visit to Howard Toyota. Herluin Way, Weston.

CHILDREN have been washing cars and learning how to sell them as part of a project to get acquainted with different businesses.

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Yesterday, 13:32

FEARS over flooding issues in Berrow saw more than 30 residents register their opposition to a proposed 24-home development.

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Yesterday, 12:30
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A POPULAR festival for lovers of tattoos and all things ink is back in Weston this weekend.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Model house with design drawings

RESIDENTS and parish councillors rallied against plans for a housing development which could increase the village population by 10 per cent.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Paul Grinham who is running in the London Marathon.

A MAN from Worle has signed up to the London Marathon to raise money for Weston Hospicecare.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Worle Community School Tanzannian food and culture day.

A CHARITY day to raise money to support a group of pupils who are going on an expedition to Tanzania was held at Worle Community School.

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Worle Community School
Yesterday, 09:00
Where is your favourite coffee shop in Weston-super-Mare?

FROM a cup of classic coffee to a skinny caramel latte or a white chocolate mocha, catching up with friends or getting lost in a good book isn’t the same without a cup of something tasty – we’ve done the research so you don’t have to and found 5 of the best places to enjoy a coffee.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Weston Views. Alexandra Parade Flower beds.

TWO new CCTV cameras are set to be installed in Alexandra Parade in Weston town centre in a bid to make the area safer.

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Wed, 18:00
Shops are putting on an Easter trail for customers.

STAFF at NatWest in Weston High Street are collecting chocolate eggs in the run-up to Easter Sunday.

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Wed, 17:00
Tracy Pallari, who owns Tracy Pallari Hair And Make-Up.

A WESTON woman who works as a make-up artist across North Somerset has received a prestigious award.

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Wed, 16:09

POLICE seized suspected drugs from two homes in Weston yesterday (Tuesday) after carrying out separate raids.

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Somerset Homecare Services, Barbara Browning and Sam Ealden.

A SON, who was inspired to set up his own care business after poor personal experiences with his father’s care, hopes to revolutionise the way care is provided across the district.

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Mister Radio and Shay D with students.

STUDENTS got a maths and literacy lesson in the form of beatbox and rap at Worle Community School.

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Worle Community School
Crossroads Carers team celebrating their Children In Need grant.

TWO charities supporting young people in Weston have received more than £170,000 to carry on ‘vital work’ across the district.

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THE prospect of an extra 80 homes being built on the outskirts of Congresbury has increased again.

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Wed, 13:00
Walkers enjoy a special World War II hike at Black Down, in the Mendip hills.

SOME 40 keen historians took part in a walk through the Mendip Hills on Tuesday to learn about the World War II history of the site.

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Wed, 11:00
Fred and Gwen Toms.

A COUPLE from Wick St Lawrence have just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

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Wed, 10:00
Nick Page Hayman was out photographing cars at the Grand Pier rally.

THE Grand Pier car rally was a huge hit, with photographers on iwitness capturing all the fun of the race.

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Wed, 09:00
Hutton Moor Leisure Centre.

A SECOND full-size swimming pool looks set to be built at Hutton Moor – and could even be up and running by next spring.

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How the clock used to look on Weston-super-Mare's seafront before the area's transformation took place.

A PETITION has been started to bring a piece of Weston’s heritage back from the scrap yard.

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Westhaven School pupils with Seagulls Active Community Trust.

WESTON Football Club’s charitable trust has been awarded £20,000 to fund the ‘exciting’ projects it does with primary and secondary schools.

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Members of the Cheddar Valley Music Club with their certificates.

YOUNG musicians were given awards for giving up their time to help others.

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Tue, 17:00
St Georges Primary School pupils enjoying greek day.

THE sun was shining over St Georges on Wednesday as year four students at its primary school got dressed up as Greek gods and warriors for the day.

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Weston Foodbank donation points have been set up at Weston Hospicecare.

WESTON Hospicecare is showing support for another of the town’s charities by installing food donation points in its grounds.

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Weston Hospicecare
St Martins Primary School celebrating becoming  Good Ofsted  with headteacher  Simon Marriot.

STUDENTS at a Worle primary school are ‘thriving’ and it no longer requires improvement as education watchdog Ofsted rates it as good in all areas.

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MORE pupils will be attending one of their top three choices of secondary school next September than in 2014 – but while some schools are full to capacity, others have filled fewer than half of potential spaces.

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Tue, 10:49

FIRE crews were called last night (Monday) after a van’s engine sparked a large blaze.

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Weston Police Station could be pulled down to make space for flats.

STRUCTURAL defects at Weston’s police station mean it may be torn down to make way for new luxury homes.

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The incident in Cecil Road (Picture: Gary Watts).

A DRIVER was taken to hospital with chest injuries after a truck fell off the back of a lorry and into a Weston garden this morning (Tuesday).

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Tue, 08:50
Beach huts on Weston sea front.

BEACH huts will be auctioned on eBay after the council’s scheme was approved this week, with one member claiming they will make Weston a more ‘upmarket’ tourist resort.

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North Somerset Council
Leaving Clark's Weston factory after nine-and-a-half years, Mr G. Walter (centre left) is to become technical adviser in the women's division. He was presented with a brief case by Mr Keith Granger on behalf of the shop floor staff.

A GREENGROCER was held at gunpoint and Weston police officers were praised for their actions this week in 1965.

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Mon, 17:00
Weston Cemetery.

PLANS to extend Weston’s crematorium have been put on hold for a third time while its owners ‘investigate’ alternative access routes.

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