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A NEW salon has opened in Weston town centre, and its owner promises a ‘different vibe’ to other hairdressers.

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The 34-year-old was a keen boxer.

THE family of a 34-year-old father-of-one who died in a ‘horrific’ climbing accident have praised his ‘positive influence’ on so many people in Weston.

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6 minutes ago
Charity Skittles for Home Instead care for the Alzheimers Society, Woodspring pub

A CHARITY evening to support the Alzheimer’s Society helped bring the community together in Worle at the weekend.

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First Travel Shop in High Street will close tomorrow (Saturday).

FIRST has announced its travel shop in Weston High Street will close permanently today (Friday) – giving its customers just 24 hours notice.

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47 minutes ago
Leroy Drake.

AN 11-YEAR-OLD who went missing overnight has been found safe and well.

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49 minutes ago
Traffic.

IF YOU have to travel on the motorway tonight (Friday) you could be looking at a long journey due to heavy congestion.

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An overview of the site's location. Photo by GVA.

DRAINAGE problems and traffic jams are just some of the issues which have been identified with a housing plan in Winscombe.

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Dog walking.

DOG owners are being urged to act responsibly when walking their pets in the Mendip Hills, after a spate of incidents took place within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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12:00
Happy Puzzle Company visit to Locking  Primary School.

YOUNGSTERS at a North Somerset primary school were thoroughly puzzled when a travelling games company paid a visit.

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Leroy Drake.

AN 11-YEAR-OLD boy has gone missing from his home in Worle.

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Photo submitted to iwitness24 by Terry Kelly.

THE longest day of the year is fast approaching and the warm weather should be encouraging a burst of growth in the garden – so we have compiled a list of 7 handy tips for gardening in June.

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Yesterday, 20:00
School auction

LOCKING Primary School held a fundraising auction, with the proceeds going to the Friends of Locking School, which is raising money for a multi-use games area.

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Yesterday, 18:40

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl has been killed following a collision with a car this afternoon (Thursday) near Weston-super-Mare.

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Yesterday, 17:30
Weston Aid live music event in aid of Hospicecare at Hornets Rugby Club

GENEROUS revellers enjoyed an evening of live music in aid of Weston Hospicecare on Saturday.

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Weston Hospicecare
Yesterday, 15:00
Ryan Scott (centre) with students he his helping to teach GCSE maths.

A WORLE secondary school has given one of Britain’s youngest ever teachers the chance to help dozens of students on their way to passing their maths GCSEs, while studying for a place at the University of Oxford.

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Priory Community School
Yesterday, 14:00
Powervamp has won a contract to supply power to one of the oldest air shows in the world

A WESTON-BASED firm has won a contract to supply power to one of the oldest air shows in the world.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Mayor Ray Armstrong with former mayor Roz Willis (right) and Jos Holder (left). Photo by Simon Parry/UK Images.

LAST year’s mayor gave a heartfelt speech of thanks to the town and her colleagues before a new mayor of Weston was sworn in.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Clothes throw

MEMBERS of Slimming World in Weston ditched their old clothes and helped raise money for charity at the same time.

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Yesterday, 10:45
Neil Grimmett.

A GREEK tragic adventure takes centre stage in a Congresbury author’s latest published novel.

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Yesterday, 10:15
Rebecca Minnock and her three-year-old son Ethan.

POLICE have said ‘concern is growing’ for a mother and her three-year-old son who was last seen on Tuesday.

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Yesterday, 10:02

A COMMERCIAL building was damaged by fire in a fire last night (Wednesday).

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Yesterday, 09:36

ROADWORKS will be carried out on a major A-road today (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 08:25
The auction will take place tonight.

A WESTON town centre café and newsagents will be auctioned off today (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 07:00
Care Quality Commission

A HEALTH watchdog has dismissed fears that a Weston care home is understaffed – however it has told the establishment to make administrative improvements in future.

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Gracie Sweet performing on Britain's Got Talent.

AN 11-YEAR-OLD singing star has missed out on the Britain’s Got Talent final.

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Wed, 21:24

A DECISION over a new safety crossing for a busy rural route has been deferred.

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Congresbury

AN AMENDED plan has been put forward to improve flood protection for about 40,000 homes across North Somerset.

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Anyone fancy a free day out?

WHILE there is plenty to do and see in North Somerset, there is nothing nicer than picking up a bargain along the way so here is a handy of guide of five great places to visit which will not cost you a fortune in the process.

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Wed, 17:00
Chairman Alan Purcell with passengers thanking Waitrose representitives Ella Blackham asst. section manager trainee and Richard Hendricks customer service.

A parish minibus society is celebrating after receiving a donation worth hundreds of pounds from a nearby supermarket.

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Brady Smith.

A NEW operations manager has been appointed at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House and he says its potential is ‘endless’.

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Abdul Jalil, Alkas Hussain, Salaman Jalil, Shawlcot Miah and Rofique Micel.

MEMBERS of Weston Islamic Education Centre have been working hard to raise money to help people in earthquake-stricken Nepal.

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Wed, 14:22
Gracie Sweet performing on Britain's Got Talent.

AN 11-YEAR-OLD singing sensation who wowed Simon Cowell and his fellow judges on Britain’s Got Talent is back for the show’s live semi-finals tonight.

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Wed, 14:00
Shipham Church history exhibition,Paul Ashmore and Lynne Masny.

VILLAGERS in Shipham were treated to an exhibition about the village’s history at the weekend.

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Wed, 13:30
Shipham Pre School children with chicks.

CHILDREN at a village preschool are ‘thrilled’ after their class chicks hatched at last.

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Wed, 13:00
The winning dodecathlon team from St. Anne's Primary, Hewish.

A Village school has won a dodecathlon competition held at Weston’s Hutton Moor Leisure Centre.

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