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Yesterday, 19:00

WESTON’S Got Talent will return in the new year and application forms are now available.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Airport chief executive Robert Sinclair opens Bristol Flying School. Photo by Dan Regan.

SPECIALIST facilities to train new pilots have been opened at Bristol Airport.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Sam Walker receiving the trophy from Mayor Ros Willis, with Mayoress Jos Holder and Weston Town Centre Partnership rep. Beverly Tucker.

SHOPS in Weston have been showcasing their wares along with festive window displays – but one has been chosen as the best.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Tourism bus.

PLANS to run Weston’s £20,000 tourism bus again next year have been scrapped by town councillors, just one week after they 
were approved by a separate committee.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Pupils from Churchill Primary School learnt about World War Two and dressed as evacuees.

A GROUP of children were evacuated from Churchill Primary School as part of a project teaching them about World War Two.

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Yesterday, 14:00
District Commissioner Jill Groves presenting a 30 years service award to Group Scout Leader Mike Wilkinson.

A SCOUT leader has been recognised for more than 30 years’ service.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Broad Street Hair, Cadbury House, Stylists  Ryan Cunningham and Zoe Mitchell.

HAVE you ever wanted to have a go at being a model?

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Yesterday, 12:00
Martin Greenwood (headteacher) and pupils at Oldmixon Primary School.

THE ‘hard work has paid off’ for a Weston primary school, which has snapped up higher exam results than any other school in Weston.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Sgt Mike Olding with breath test.

A NEW police initiative, which will see every driver charged with drink or drug-driving named and shamed online, has sparked conversation on Streetlife this week.

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Yesterday, 10:23
A hotel and bespoke offices for the nuclear industry are among the next phases to be developed.

IT IS already home to an award-winning office block and a £2million pub, but major plans for 2015 mean new jobs at a key Weston business site will soon total around 1,300.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Homeless Woman

WHILE most of us will be enjoying a turkey with all the trimmings on Christmas Day, and be surrounded by family and piles of presents, some people will be out in the cold on the streets.

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Fri, 21:00
Kewstoke Youth and Community Farm.

A BRAND new community project to tackle obesity and promote healthy eating will launch next year.

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Alex, Archie, Ewan and Ben with their Chief Scout Silver awards, the highest award that a cub scout can acheive.

SIX cub scouts have scooped the highest possible award within the movement.

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Sidcot School pupils taking part in Sidcot's Got Talent.

STUDENTS from Sidcot School got the chance to show off their hottest dance moves, stand-up comedy routines and sing their hearts out at the school’s annual talent show.

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Fri, 15:54
(click on image for larger view) Police Drink Drive Check Point, Beach Rd, WsM. Morning After Checks. Police Cars.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in a Weston takeaway and left needing stitches to his head.

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Weston General Hospital.

WESTON General Hospital has had to be close another ward today (Friday) due to a virus outbreak.

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Trees dressed in Claverham.

TREES have been dressed up in scarves in Yatton, Claverham and Congresbury to highlight their environmental importance.

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Fri, 14:00
Frankie Bowden, Claire Bailey with Santa helping Neve and Thea with some Christmas colouring.

A POPULAR Weston watering hole transformed itself into Santa’s grotto this weekend to raise money for a children’s charity.

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Mike Dyer, Charlie Halford, Bethany Harris and Charlie Gill.

HUNDREDS of people helped wrap presents for a Weston campaign which aims to make every child’s Christmas special.

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Samaritans

A WESTON charity, which provides support for people who are depressed or suicidal, is predicting a hike in calls this festive season.

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Fri, 12:00

WATER bills will be kept below the rate of inflation over the next five years.

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The final meeting of St John fellowship group at its previous home.

A PIECE of ‘history is being lost’ after an ambulance charity was forced to say goodbye to its home of more than 70 years ‘without warning’ – leaving its chairman ‘fuming.’

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Avon and Somerset police

TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs in Weston.

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Fri, 07:00
Archie Matthews (centre front) and friends with the tree.

A SPECIAL Christmas gift was dropped off at a primary school thanks to a request from one of its pupils.

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Avon and Somerset police

AN ACTION plan for North Worle has been devised by the council’s antisocial behaviour department and police to cut the use of legal highs in the area.

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PLANS to build three homes in the car park of a historic village pub in the centre of a conservation area have been approved, despite objections from the parish council.

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Macrail staff donate to the RNLI.

A RAILWAY repair company has donated £250 to Weston RNLI’s £300,000 fundraising appeal for a new lifeboat station.

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Green man.

PLANS to make a busy village road safer are being discussed.

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AVON and Somerset constabulary has launched an appeal for witnesses of a car driving erratically on the M5 following reports of an alleged assault.

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Thu, 15:00
Homeless Woman

CHRISTMAS is fast approaching but while many are planning their own Christmas feast some of the users of Streetlife have been looking for ways to help others.

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Thu, 14:00
Joanne Jones and family

IT WILL be a very busy Christmas for one Weston family, as they now have five generations to feed and buy presents for.

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The existing and proposed reservoirs.

THE prospect of a £100million reservoir being built in a Somerset village has been thrown into doubt following a decision by the water regulator.

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Christmas Lights Dave and Jennifer Prowton house, Lympsham.

COULD this be the most festive house in North Somerset?

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Thu, 11:56
Weston's tree being cut down in the High Street.

WESTON’S town Christmas tree will be replaced tomorrow (Friday) afternoon, it has been confirmed.

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Worle Village Cubs scouts with food for foodbank, North Street, Weston.

A GROUP of generous children learned about the importance of giving at Christmas when they paid a visit to a popular Weston charity.

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