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FUNDING for sport in North Somerset doubled in the last two years, according to information obtained from a Freedom of Information Request.

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Emma Yard, reporter Sarah Robinson and guide dog Vesey.

We WALK past guide dogs and their owners most days without giving much thought about what they are doing.

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Photo by Nick Page Hayman.

A MEMORIAL parade took place in Weston-super-Mare at the weekend, with officers honouring those who have lost their lives on duty.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Weston Town Hall.

A ‘CULTURE’ of denying child sexual exploitation does not exist in North Somerset, according to a council working party set up to investigate the issue.

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Authentic Digital in Weston-super-Mare has been named in the UK's Small Biz 100 list.

A Weston-super-Mare firm has been named in the UK’s Small Biz 100 list, which celebrates companies as part of Small Business Saturday.

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James Whitrow and Tom Creswick.

TWO 16-year-olds took a trip to the Philippines to help to build houses for families.

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Staff at the Grand Pier helped clean up Weston-super-Mare beach.

STAFF from the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare volunteered to help clean up the town’s beach.

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The Grand Pier Weston-super-Mare
A new Rotary club is being set up.

A SECOND Rotary Club is being created in Weston-super-Mare with the aim of buying more defibrillators for the town.

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Yesterday, 19:00
A petition has been launched to get a pedestrian crossing.

A PETITION calling for a pedestrian crossing on a busy Weston-super-Mare road has been handed in to North Somerset Council.

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Yesterday, 17:00

A CONSULTATION which could shape the future of housing and transport in North Somerset will open to the public.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Puxton Park pupils from Becket Primary school Worle  with Steve Hearn, world school milk day.

A SOMERSET adventure park and farm celebrated World School Milk Day with a visit from primary school pupils to its dairy.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Cheddar Fire Station parish council , Unveiling its new flood defence equipment.

EMERGENCY flood equipment has been unveiled by a parish council.

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Yesterday, 14:00
Locking Primary Schoolharvest assembly.

THE annual harvest festival, a staple in every school calendar, has rolled back around.

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Yesterday, 13:00
Weston SuperFood Festival,

FOOD from across the South West was on offer to the thousands of people who flocked to a Weston-super-Mare festival at the weekend.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Weston Bike Night raising money for the Poppy Appeal.

THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised by hundreds of bikers during their weekly meets in Weston.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Congresbury  Autumn showJane Hares and Marion Johnson.

FRUITS and flowers were in bountiful supply at the Congresbury autumn show.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Dorothy Bloxsome  100year old  with David and Christine son and Daughter

Milestone birthday celebrated

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Yesterday, 09:00

JOB losses are possible at a North Somerset housing association as it aims to plug a £3million gap in its finances.

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Fri, 21:00
Mayor parlour

STAFF and residents from Rodney House care home were guests at the mayor’s parlour last week and they enjoyed afternoon tea with the mayor.

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Woodborough farm planning.

THE addition of 175 new homes in Winscombe will turn a village road into a ‘rat run’ for commuters and create traffic problems in the village, according to residents.

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Fri, 16:00
Locking Primary School visitors from Shrilanken.

FROM the south of India to the north of Somerset – a group of Sri Lankans travelled across the Indian Ocean to visit some excited primary schoolchildren last week.

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Fri, 15:36

A WOMAN from Weston-super-Mare has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a class B drug with intent to supply.

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road construction worker with perforator

THERE will be a series of road closures lasting three weeks in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area while £270,000 resurfacing works are carried out.

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Blagdon Big Breakfast , Village club  in aid of Weston Hospicecare.

A BIG breakfast morning helped raise more than £650 for Weston Hospicecare on Saturday.

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Care Quality Commission

A WESTON care home has been rated ‘good’ by an industry watchdog and has been praised for treating the residents in a ‘dignified’ manner.

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A MAN has been charged with drug offences after police found wraps of heroin and cocaine in a garden in Weston-super-Mare.

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Chase, 7, in football kit.

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy has been told he cannot play for his football team because he needs glasses.

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Fri, 08:00
Locking Primary School , Macmillan coffee Morning.

PEOPLE from across Weston-super-Mare rallied to raise hundreds of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday.

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A NORTH Somerset doctor is to face trial after denying sexually assaulting a female patient during an out-of-hours clinic appointment.

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Thu, 16:00
A cheque being presented to Castle Kids Club,

TWO Weston-super-Mare charities have benefitted from £1,800 each thanks to money raised at a model railway exhibition.

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Weston Hospicecare
Thu, 15:00
Pound coins

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE treatment centre for people recovering from addiction to drugs or alcohol has just been given a funding boost from the police.

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Terry Hutt at Dismaland's locals day.

A WELL-KNOWN Weston man who has been campaigning to save Birnbeck Pier collected 44,000 signatures from Banksy fans during Dismaland’s duration.

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Churchill and Langford Minibus society  40th Anniversary tea.

A MINIBUS society celebrated 40 years as a registered charity by holding an anniversary cream tea.

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Mathew and Jamie-Lee got married on the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare.

THE Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare has been inundated with requests from film companies in recent weeks, with the BBC even recording one of its popular shows on the attraction.

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The Grand Pier Weston-super-Mare
Thu, 11:00

IF YOU think you could be the next big name in showbusiness you now have the chance to prove your skills to a bunch of talent-spotters who could put you on prime-time TV.

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