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THE outdated funding formula which has caused Avon and Somerset Constabulary to lose out on £110million in eight years is finally being scrapped.

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Nova Picton has been chosen as the face of Asda's Little Angels nappy range.

A WESTON mother has spoken of her pride after her daughter was chosen to star in a supermarket advertising campaign.

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Stuart Watts captured this mystical sunset.

STUNNING shots of butterflies, owls and floral displays made for an eye-catching week on iwitness.

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Yesterday, 20:00
Nigel Farage

UKIP leader Nigel Farage will be coming to Weston-super-Mare next year as the party looks to hold its South West spring conference in the town.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Memorable Moments nursery in Moorland Road holding a leavers graduation event. Photo by Jeremy Long.

YOUNGSTERS finished their time at nursery with a leaving ceremony and barbecue.

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Yesterday, 17:00
The Tropicana.

THE Trop Trust is taking a trip to Wales to get inspiration from a 1927 outdoor pool which has been refurbished.

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Yesterday, 14:53
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A lifeboat had to be pulled from the mud on Weston beach this morning (Saturday).

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Yesterday, 14:00
Cyclists taking part in Great Weston Ride which finished on Weston Sea front

THOUSANDS of cyclists descended on Weston-super-Mare seafront when the sixth annual Great Weston Ride drew to a close.

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Yesterday, 13:00
crowds on Weston Sea front.

BED and breakfast owners and hoteliers are reporting an increase in the number of Weston-super-Mare visitors who have travelled from the other side of the world.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Uphill Village show, Dougie and Ben.

TROPHIES were handed out for colourful flower arrangements and delicious sweet treats at a revamped village show.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Worlebury St Pauls Primary School ceramics.

WESTON College has been working with Worlebury St Paul’s Primary School to create a piece of ceramic artwork.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Master herbalist Jutta Blumenthal, Reiki drummer Jeanann Nickholds, Karen Joseph and Spiritual Healer Nigel Cranham.

AN OPEN day has been held at a stunning garden in Worlebury to showcase local groups and help people take a break from day-to-day life.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Donna Pyett doing a static bike ride, Tesco  Weston.

A SUPERMARKET might not seem like a typical place for a bike ride – but one Worle woman took to the aisles of a Weston-super-Mare store to cycle for charity.

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Yesterday, 09:14
Avon Fire and Rescue

A woman had to be recued from Weston beach after getting stuck in the mud yesterday (Friday).

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Yesterday, 09:00
Addaction North Somerset raising awareness of hep C.

A WESTON man living with hepatitis C after years of drug use is urging people to get tested and treated.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Grove Park toilets.

COMPLAINTS about public toilets in Weston-super-Mare have been doing the rounds again on Streetlife this week.

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Streetlife
Fri, 23:11
A370 crash

Witnesses have reported a traffic accident involving three vehicles on the A370 this evening (Friday).

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Fri, 20:00
Banwell FC fun day,

A FOOTBALL fun day with something for all the family was held in a North Somerset village this weekend.

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The obstacle course. Photo by Jeremy Long.

THE summer months are the perfect time for outdoor fun and games, and people in Kingston Seymour enjoyed an array of sporting activities in the fields near Back Lane.

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Nick Gargan

THE suspended chief constable at Avon and Somerset Constabulary has returned to work – but not with the force.

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Fri, 16:00
St Georges Primary School celebration evening.

THE summer holidays are upon us and another set of eager year six students are preparing for their first day at secondary school in September.

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St Georges Primary School
Wrington Primary School year six pupils performance

The leavers’ production is a highlight of every school year – and pupils in year six at Wrington Primary School did not disappoint when they presented their play at the end of term earlier this month.

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Wrington
Coffin Lane campaigners hand over the petition.

A PETITION calling for a safer footpath between Cross and Axbridge has been given to Somerset County Council.

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AN APPLICATION to extend a 1,150-home development near Banwell by 400 houses has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Fri, 12:30
Vanessa Brill.

A TENNIS player will be jetting off to the United States after she was accepted onto a scholarship programme, all thanks to a YouTube video.

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Fri, 12:05
The air ambulance arriving in Prince Consort Gardens.

A WOMAN required treatment from the air ambulance after suffering a fall in Weston this morning (Friday).

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Fri, 11:00
YMCA summer  starter held at Grove Park Weston, Calleigh, Jayden and Jacob,

POLICE officers, teenagers and other visitors to Grove Park got the chance to try out segways and play a number of fun games at the weekend.

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Congresbury High Street.

A PARISH council has issued a call for villagers to help fight an appeal against a large-scale housing development outside the settlement boundary.

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Housing
Fri, 09:52
RSPCA Dog Show on Weston beach.

Visit a market or a model railway exhibition at events being held this weekend in Weston-super-Mare.

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Weston Dairy Festival in 1964.

RETURNING to the seafront after a 40-year hiatus, Weston Dairy Festival is finally back on the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare for days of family fun.

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The scene of the incident in Prospect Place, Weston-super-Mare.

NINE people have been arrested in relation to a Weston-super-Mare stabbing which left two men seriously injured – with one in a ‘critical’ condition.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Churchfield Church School has been commended for its improvements.

A PRESCHOOL in Worle has been labelled as ‘inadequate’ after children were found to have left the premises on their own.

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Worle
Thu, 18:00
Chicken keeping workshops were held in Yatton.

A SERIES of chicken-keeping workshops have taken place in Yatton.

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Yatton
BBC filming on the Grand Pier.

A CELEBRITY wine expert has visited Weston-super-Mare as part of filming for hit TV show Saturday Kitchen.

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The Grand Pier
James Mortimer completed a tandem skydive for Weston Hospicecare.

A WESTON man raised more than £500 for Weston Hospicecare by completing a ‘once in a lifetime’ 15,000ft tandem skydive.

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Weston Hospicecare

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