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THE mother of a five-year-old girl, who was taken ill with a mystery condition, has said she is ‘forever grateful’ to the crew which saved her child’s life.

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Yesterday, 20:00
Boys brigade

TWO members of the 1st Weston Boys’ Brigade Company were given The Queen’s Badge.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Edward Mutema author with his new book

A weston author and supply teacher has spoken about the release of his first self-help book.

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Yesterday, 16:06
Crews attend a fire on the roof of a nursing home.

Workmen set fire to some guttering on the roof of a nursing home in Burnham.

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Yesterday, 15:12

THIEVES have stolen jewellery and other valuable items from pensioners’ homes while people were still inside during a spate of six burglaries and attempted break-ins.

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Yesterday, 14:39
Weston super Food Festival.

A BURSARY scheme for any start-up food businesses has been announced for a Weston festival – while a number of new attractions have been added to the schedule.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Enjoying the sunny weather.

PARENTS and pupils of one Weston school could not have asked for better weather during the annual summer fete.

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Yesterday, 13:30
Somerset's superfast broadband extention has been delayed.

COMMUNICATIONS giant BT has been accused of ‘letting down’ Somerset after its superfast broadband rollout proposal was scrapped for being ‘not up to scratch’.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Roy Weaver (Centre) has retired after 45 years with First

A POPULAR Weston bus driver described as a ‘local celebrity’ has retired after 45 years of ‘loyalty and dedication’.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Pim's O'clock with Janis, Lawrence, Mary Piper and Angela McCabe.

BUMPER crowds turned out in defiance of soggy weather forecasts to enjoy a popular village fete on Sunday.

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Yesterday, 11:25
Fire crews were called out to assist after a car smashed through a wall following a collision with another vehicle.

A car crashed through a wall after a colliding with another vehicle in Brent Knoll.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Last year's Race For Life.

WOMEN in Weston are being urged to grab their last chance to enter this year’s Race For Life.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Daniel Russell

TWO men who were jailed for a ‘truly appalling’ Weston crime spree which saw families terrorised in their own homes have failed in a bid to have their sentences reduced.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Motorway sign

CUTTING back grass and trees, picking up litter and tidying up the dual carriageway which links Weston to the motorway has begun.

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Town council in support of three new villages for North Somerset.

CONGRESBURY parish councillors have set aside £35,000 to fight a legal battle against an 80-home development planned the village.

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Congresbury
Year 11 leavers day at Worle Community School.

IF YOU saw an oompa loompa walking the streets of Worle recently your eyes were not deceiving you – one secondary school was being invaded by a range of popular characters.

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Worle Community School
Sidfest - Jade Corbett, Anna Edis, Charlotte Pittaway, Caroline Green

Sidcot School launched the summer festival season with the very first Sidfest, hosted at its recently created yurt village.

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The current Oxford Instruments site in North End Road, Yatton.

A PLANNING application which could see another 55 houses being built in Yatton has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Yatton
Wed, 15:05
Roxsi, Nicola and Charlie trying the Lucky Dip.

CHILDREN enjoyed a visit from the RNLI lifeboat at one primary school’s summer fair.

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St Georges Primary School
Wed, 14:34
Dougie Coles.

A FORMER Royal Navy serviceman who played a key role in Weston Swimming Club and the town’s Hildesheim Twinning Association has died aged 90.

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construction worker with perforator

A £600,000 road resurfacing programme takes place next month in North Somerset.

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Wed, 13:00
Lego businessman

A DISABILITY charity has created 10 new jobs by opening a new office in Worle.

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Mouse

UNEMPLOYMENT figures in Weston have fallen so much the Jobcentre says it now ‘has time’ to focus its efforts on getting a target group, the over-50s, back into work.

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Wed, 12:00
Donna Pyett

WORLE woman Donna Pyett is tackling the London to Paris cycle ride to raise money for a charity which helps disadvantaged youths.

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The couple were rescued by the RNLI clinging onto Birnbeck Pier.

A COUPLE were left clinging to Birnbeck Pier after they attempted to swim the Bristol Channel and had to be rescued by the RNLI.

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Peter Cox who had life-changing injuries after being hit  by car  in West Street, Weston.

A MAN who died four times in hospital and is ‘disabled for life’ has hit out at the ‘disgusting’ 14-month jail term given to the man who ran him over in a row over a parking space.

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Religion, death and dolor  - funeral and cemetery; funeral with coffin

FAMILIES are facing ‘inevitable funeral poverty’ as the cost of dying rises seven times faster than the cost of living – and experts warn even those who have saved will find their cash ‘won’t be enough’.

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Band 'Eternum, Jenessa, Ed, Nathan and Ryan.

AN EXTENDED learning scheme in Worle has culminated in a summer festival being staged by everyone involved.

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Worle Community School
Beach Lawns Sanctuary Care Home open day in Beach Road with a beach theme.

SANDCASTLES and sea shells filled a care home in Weston as part of a beach-themed open day.

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Tue, 15:05
Connor Anderson and Adam Maidment.

TWO budding maths stars have reached the top one per cent of mathematicians in the UK junior maths challenge.

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Priory Community School
Litter picking.

ONE parish council is hoping volunteers will donate their time and labour to help spruce up their community by working alongside people in the Community Payback scheme.

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Tue, 11:05
Mendip Green Primary School held a scoot to school session.

A WORLE primary school tried out different ways for pupils to get to school when it held a special transport event.

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Worle
The RNLI carried out the rescue.

TWO ‘lucky’ men on a blow-up dinghy were rescued by Weston RNLI.

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North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN who tried to strangle his partner in an attack which left her fearing for her life has been sentenced.

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North Somerset Courthouse.

A MAN whose girlfriend felt ‘utterly powerless’ to stop him as he grabbed her throat and slapped her has been given a six-week suspended prison sentence.

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