POTENTIAL changes to laws governing the protection of wildlife could have a ‘catastrophic’ impact on the South West’s flora and fauna, it has been warned.
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl from Weston has been selected to compete in international beauty pageant Face Of The Globe.
A PIONEERING new free service to help men who are put off losing weight is being launched in Weston this month.
Youngsters dressed up in their best regal attire to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte at a tourist park near Weston at the weekend.
MORE than 50 visually impaired people took part in a bowls championship in Weston which was organised by Worle Lions Club.
NEW police tactics to combat countryside crime appear to be paying off, after new figures revealed a 16 per cent reduction in rural offences.
EAST Huntspill wildlife charity Secret World has been inundated with new arrivals over the past fortnight – and is now caring for 25 fox cubs.
THE council ‘failed’ in its ambition to open the Tropicana in time for the bank holiday today (Monday), with councillors unable to say what has caused the delays and others suggesting the plan is ‘falling apart rapidly’.
POLICE searched woods near Weston Golf Club in the hope of finding clues in the investigation into missing Weston man, Scott Cook.
A tourist attraction near Weston is celebrating after some of its cows won prestigious prizes.
MORRIS dancers did not let the bad weather dampen their spirits during a performance in Mead Vale when they took the show inside.
STUDENTS at St Mark’s Primary School in Worle could be enjoying new equipment, benches and more thanks to money raised at a craft fair.
THE £1.8million redevelopment of a much-maligned hotel site is still on track despite public concerns over its future, according to the man leading the project.
AIR cadets from across Somerset took to the skies in a Chinook helicopter during a visit to RAF Odiham in Hampshire on Saturday.
A WESTON care home for people with mental health needs has been rated ‘good’ in all areas after impressing assessors during a surprise inspection.
CHARITIES and social enterprise groups opened their doors to the public to give people a chance to see the work they do.
A YEAR eight pupil at Priory Community School has been using the entrepreneurial spirit of Sir Richard Branson to inspire his own money-making scheme.
POLICE community support officers – otherwise known as PCSOs – can often be spotted out and about in Weston’s town centre and surrounding villages.
VILLAGERS in Blagdon are celebrating after their most successful fete to date.
BBC Somerset’s Emma Britton was the guest of honour at a unique celebration in Brent Knoll on Saturday.
A 63-YEAR-OLD from Worle has been tirelessly fundraising to support Weston General Hospital’s stroke unit.
AN OUTDOOR learning project has been launched at a Weston school.
INVESTMENT of £84million has helped Weston’s Knightstone Housing surpass its targets for building new affordable homes by more than 10 per cent.
CHILDREN supported by a North Somerset charity came face to face with giant portraits of themselves this week, thanks to a new initiative by one of the group’s major supporters.
AN ITALIAN restaurant and gelato ice cream parlour has opened in an iconic £1.8million building on Weston seafront.
ENGLAND’S mild spring weather means Somerset is being warned to brace for a summer invasion of everyone’s least favourite picnic pest – the wasp.
ALMOST 10,000 crimes were committed in North Somerset in just 12 months and two-thirds remain unsolved – although only 13 of them are still being investigated
ALLOTMENT holders were left ‘heartbroken’ after fire ripped through their plots, destroying years of hard work.
A CHARITY currently celebrating its 10th anniversary may be forced to close in a matter of weeks if it cannot secure funding.
A couple are hoping their participation in the upcoming Mendip Challenge event will see them hold on to a prestigious and unusual title.
MILLIONS of pounds are being pumped into a council’s children’s services after a string of damning reports.
A MAN who ran onto the football pitch when the Weston and Doncaster Rovers FA Cup match was cancelled just 20 minutes before kick-off has appeared in court, charged under the Football Offences Act.
PLEDGES made by former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband were not planned to be chiselled into Cheddar Gorge, despite reports at the weekend.
A YEAR after first being suspended amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour, Chief Constable Nick Gargan has earned £150,000 and is yet to face a hearing.
THE structure of North Somerset Council’s reshaped executive was decided on Tuesday at the authority’s first meeting since the election on May 7.
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