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Yesterday, 13:19

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in broad daylight.

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Yesterday, 20:00
Brian, Jan and George Scott (Rich's Cider) Kenny Jones, rotary president Jane Gibbs and rotarian Ashley Edwards. Photo by Mike Lang.

THOUSANDS of pounds have been presented to charity following a traditional Somerset fundraiser.

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Yesterday, 19:00
Warrant Officer Tony Bird.

A BURNHAM leader’s contribution to Somerset Air Cadets has seen him appointed to a prestigious national role.

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Yesterday, 18:46

SLIPROADS will be closed on the M5 in Somerset from tonight (Monday).

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Yesterday, 18:00
Derrick Cooper receives his plaque. Photo by Mike Lang.

CAST your mind back 25 years. Madonna’s Vogue was at number one in the UK charts, Britain was hit by rioting over the poll tax, and Sir Alex Ferguson was still a month away from winning his first trophy as Manchester United manager.

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Yesterday, 17:30

YOUNG people accessing respite care in North Somerset could be given the chance to learn new skills and become more independent when a new service is introduced next year.

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Yesterday, 17:00
CJ Crawley, pictured with his winning Film Weston logo.

AN INNOVATIVE new Weston event has been given an ‘instantly memorable’ look, thanks to the creative efforts of a talented student.

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Yesterday, 16:30
Photo submitted to iwitness by Martin Aldous.

THOUSANDS of people were splattered in paint on Weston beach yesterday (Sunday) - but it was all for a good cause.

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Yesterday, 16:15
Avon and Somerset Constabulary want to speak to two men in relation to the attempted burglary in Kingston Seymour, North Somerset.

POLICE are appealing for help in tracking down two men in connection with an attempted burglary.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Youngsters enjoy learning about the rescue boat.

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed a fascinating insight into the work of a lifesaving Somerset charity during an open day on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A support service which provides companions for older people hopes to double the number of people it can help thanks to a £15,000 grant.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Aaron Hunt with mum Alison Jenkins.

FIVE of the country’s top judges will this month rule on a Banwell man’s long-running legal challenge against a council decision which he says ‘ripped apart’ his support system.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A TWO-PRONGED operation between police and Trading Standards officers saw products from two legal high shops in Weston being removed.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Yesterday, 11:00
Captain Whitebeard trying to persuade the children to give him some of their treasure.

n SWASHBUCKLING schoolchildren took part in a daring pirate treasure hunt at Sand Bay on Monday.

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Yesterday, 09:00
John Penrose, Dr Richard Lawson, John Munro, Ernie Warrender and Tim Taylor.

FIVE of Weston’s parliamentary candidates took part in a hustings event last week.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Grove Park Café, proprietor John Horler.

VANDALS caused more than £2,000 worth of damage when they ‘trashed’ a popular Weston café after smashing a window with a paving slab – just a year after it was targeted in a similar incident.

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Yesterday, 07:00

ROADWORKS to improve traffic flow on one of Weston’s busiest routes and tackle its ‘history of minor accidents’ will begin today (Monday).

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
The event will take place at Yatton Methodist Church on Thursday.

NORTH Somerset parliamentary candidates will go head-to-head in Yatton on Thursday evening.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Somerset Time For Youth chairman Jane MacPherson, Burnham Carnival Queen Abbi Fear, Jenny Edwards, Maxine Brookes and Liz Meehan.

A CLUB which provides activities for children with special needs has celebrated its first anniversary.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Weston Colour Run 2015. Pick up a copy of next week's Mercury for a full gallery of images.

HUNDREDS of people showed their support for Weston Hospicecare today (Sunday) when they took part in Weston-super-Mare’s Colour Run.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Worle Lions running bowls for the visually impaired.

A FOUR-DAY bowls tournament for the visually impaired will take place in Weston at the end of the month.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Acts and attractions announced for Nailsea and Backwell Beer and Cider Festival.

A FOUR-DAY beer festival is returning to Burnham for its fourth year.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Pupils from Windwhistle Primary School with the RAC mascot.

A SCHOOL computer club has been announced as the runner-up in a national animation competition.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Towens staff and owners with some of their new vehicles outside the new workshop.

A WASTE management company in Weston has continued its expansion by offering new services.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Larry and Mary McGurk with their cake tower and a photo of their wedding day.

Compromises and close family are the key to a long and happy marriage, according to one Worle couple who celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last week.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
The Weston Hospicecare building at Uphill.

A TALENTED artist is putting on a charity exhibition of her work to mark her 90th birthday.

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Weston Hospicecare
Sunday, April 19, 2015

A VAN is believed to have been set on fire deliberately in the early hours of this morning (Sunday).

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
The new development

A HOUSING estate featuring more than 1,150 homes will be built on the border of Weston and Banwell.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
For All Healthy Living Centre Bournville youngsters enjoying  Easter crafts.

FAMILIES took part in a number of craft activities for the Easter holiday.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Civic Society paid to replace the trees in the Boulevard.

THE new treasurer of Weston Civic Society says he is in ‘full control’ of group finances following a cash wrangle.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
My friends Si and Jem that run Coles Kitchen have organised this weekend's zombie run. They asked me to direct and photograph the promotional shots for the event, so I took the Zombies to the college and Grove Park. Here are a few that I took.

IT IS the end of the world as we know it – or could just be the latest interactive game to hit Weston.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

BRISTOL Airport took part in a major aviation fair as it seeks to raise its international profile.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
As usual, Marine Lake was a popular spot.

THE recent spell of warm weather has seen Weston benefit from a healthy boost to tourism – but some people fear visitors may be deterred from the town by parking problems.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Mangledwurzels.

A NEW beer and cider festival will be staged in Weston next month.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
Easter crafts at Little Farm Holiday Club in Hewish.

Easter-themed fun was the order of the day when children took part in a special arts and crafts day at Little Farm Holiday Club last week.

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