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More than 600 new homes have been earmarked for Yatton.

A North Somerset councillor says her village has been ‘unfairly’ and ‘disproportionately’ targeted as a site for hundreds of potential new homes during the next 10 years.

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Alan Hector carving the hog roast at St Paul's Church in Walliscote Road. Photo by Jeremy Long.

More than 100 people enjoyed a free night with a bucking bronco and a hog roast at a Weston-super-Mare church.

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Weston-super-Mare
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MD Melvin Dickson and Daughter marketing Director Charlotte Dickson with pupils James and Krisztian looking at sous vide baths
Photo by Jeremy Long.

A manufacturing company in Weston-super-Mare has been inspiring students.

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Worle Community School Worle
James and Ian

The sister and nephew of a popular Weston-super-Mare man, who died last year after a double lung transplant, are cycling more than 130 miles to raise money in his honour.

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11:00
Steve Diaper, of Spax UK Ltd, receives a certificate from curriculum manager Shaun Canniford.

Weston College has recognised one of the supporters of its construction department by giving them an award.

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Weston College Weston-super-Mare
Mr.J.R. Freer-Hewish, president, with trophy winners at the Weston-super-Mare Sea Angling Association annual dinner held at the Victoria Hotel.

It was hair fashion week in Weston in 1966, where the ‘whirligig’ was due to be all the rage.

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08:34
GWR has apologised for problems experienced last night.

Great Western Railway (GWR) has apologised for disruption to the train network between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol last night (Monday).

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Weston-super-Mare
Midsection Of Businessman's Hands Cuffed Behind Back

Avon and Somerset Constabulary says rising crime rates reflect the public’s newfound willingness to report crimes such as violence and sexual offences, in the wake of new figures.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Doctor

Junior doctors are due to go on strike on Wednesday in the second day of industrial action this year.

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Yesterday, 17:00
TV Licensing

A big screen showing live sport has become a mainstay of British pubs, but Weston-super-Mare’s bars have this week been reminded of their legal obligation to pay a TV licence, ahead of a crackdown planned for the town.

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Yesterday, 16:10

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after police searched a house in Weston-super-Mare.

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Yesterday, 13:29
There are severe delays to services to and from Weston Railway Station.

People in Weston-super-Mare are being urged not to travel by train this afternoon (Monday) as Storm Imogen continues to batter the region.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Euro 2016 song

Five amateur footballers who have never sung before may not seem like a likely group to form a new boy band, but that is exactly what these men did.

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Yesterday, 11:26
Rough seas in Weston-super-Mare.

Winds reached 80mph in Weston-super-Mare last night (Sunday), a windometer on the Tropicana has shown.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Vice Principal Jacqui Scott with Priory pupils. Photo by Jeremy Long.

A night school which has started up at Priory Community School in Worle aims to see every pupil complete 10,000 hours of English and maths lessons.

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Priory Community School Worle
Yesterday, 09:00
Weston RNLI in action.

Weston-super-Mare’s RNLI crew saved more lives last year than any of the other coastal stations in the country.

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RNLI Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 08:50
Fire engine.

Fire crews were called to an incident involving a 4x4 vehicle which had gone in to a water-filled ditch.

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Yesterday, 08:48
Police have closed the road as the debris is moved from Yatton High Street.

Strong winds have blown the roof off a North Somerset bank, forcing Avon and Somerset Constabulary to have to close a busy road this morning (Monday).

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Yatton
Yesterday, 08:00
Consoling doctor

Inspectors have said people being looked after by an at-home care service were found to be ‘at risk of abuse’ while the service’s manager described staffing as ‘a nightmare’.

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Yesterday, 07:51
Storm.

Strong winds will continue to hit North Somerset throughout today (Monday) while an amber weather warning remains in force.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Andrew Strickland.

A Locking man has pledged to raise £2,000 for Weston Hospicecare by taking part in the 2016 Virgin London Marathon later this year.

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Weston Hospicecare Weston-super-Mare
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Makayla Nunn

A 12-year-old from Worle has raised £2,299 for charity, putting her in the top three per cent of Britain’s best fundraisers.

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Priory Community School Worle
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Churchill Academy, Young musician of the year competitors.

Some of the most talented musicians at a North Somerset school were honoured at Churchill Music’s Young Musician of the Year awards.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Locking Primary School  children and parents enjoying free school meals.

The company which cooks the majority of school meals in North Somerset has been given an award for its food.

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North Somerset Council Weston-super-Mare North Somerset
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Wheelie bin

Discussion on Streetlife focused on litter in Weston this week, after it was suggested North Somerset Council should use covered bins to manage waste during the wet and windy winter weather.

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Students arrive at Abbey Road (Picture: Faith Wright)

Music students from Weston-super-Mare were given the opportunity to perform at one of the world’s most famous recording studios – London’s Abbey Road.

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Weston College Weston-super-Mare
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Hospice railway show cheque

Organisers of the ninth Weston-super-Mare Model Railway Show presented a cheque of £4,405, which was raised at the event, to Weston Hospicecare.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
St Mark's Church men's breakfast and talk by Phil Williams from the Christain Surfers group.

A church in Worle had a visit from a surfing charity during its breakfast event at the weekend.

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Worle
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Pupils waiting for their turn in the space dome.

Children at a North Somerset primary school enjoyed a workshop which was totally out of this world.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

North Somerset has the third worst inequalities gap in England – putting it on a par with Northern cities like Sheffield, Bradford and Newcastle for the gap between rich and poor.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Paralympian Ben Rushgrove with some pupils.

A Paralympic medal-winner spent time with pupils at a Weston-super-Mare school.

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Bournville Primary School Weston-super-Mare
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Shipham village's new table tennis table with parish councillors and youngsters.

The people of Shipham can now enjoy a new table tennis table, after one was installed in the village.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Stuart Howe

A North Somerset brewery has announced the appointment of two new bosses.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Reece Trapani

A 17-year-old from Uphill is raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society by having his head shaved at a charity ball next month.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Cox's Cave in Cheddar Gorge.

A cave in Cheddar Gorge will undergo a refurbishment for the first time in 25 years.

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Cheddar

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