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Housing Congresbury

A VILLAGE housing action group wants to join forces with fellow campaigners to present a united front against the threat of housing development in North Somerset.

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Colin Fear is raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

A Wrington man, who was diagnosed with lung cancer two years ago, is raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support to thank the charity for supporting him through treatment.

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Sovereign Shopping Centre

THE new owner of Weston-super-Mare’s Sovereign Shopping Centre says he is not worried by the competition from Dolphin Square.

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Administrator and market organiser Kelly Oxley-Reed, chairman of the management committee Vikki Fitzpatrick and Preschool leader Lisa Banwell.

ONE North Somerset preschool raised funds by hosting a festive fair last week.

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FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze inside a chimney in Somerset last night (Friday).

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Yesterday, 20:00
Armistice Day at Windwhistle Primary School.

PUPILS wore a different type of uniform to school to mark Armistice Day.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Thumbs up on white background

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE care home for people with autism has been praised by an industry watchdog.

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Yesterday, 17:00
The peace poster competition at Priory Community School.

WORLE Lions Club gave students the chance to use their artistic flair at its peace poster competition.

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Yesterday, 16:25
Alex Lipinski

A RISING Weston music star releases his latest single today (Friday) – a track accompanied by an eye-catching video featuring a former Premier League football manager.

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Yesterday, 16:00
Weston Hospicecare's John Bailey received the cheque from Ian, Terry and Derek Porter.

WESTON Hospicecare has said it is ‘delighted’ after receiving a donation of more than £2,000.

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Weston Hospicecare
Yesterday, 15:38
Gale force winds are forecast for the festive week ahead.

IT IS due to be a blustery weekend in Weston-super-Mare, with a yellow weather warning in place for wind.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Charley Cullinane and owner Lisa Smith (centre) with Daphne the dog and staff members Jess McLeod, Natalie Groves, Megan Threader and Daniells Voyce.

A NORTH Somerset dog groomer has said she is ‘ecstatic’ after winning the top prize at a national grooming competition.

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Yesterday, 14:42
Flood signs near Churchill cross.

FLOODING could occur during high tide this evening (Friday), the Environment Agency has warned.

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Yesterday, 13:00

A CHARITY is asking Weston-super-Mare people to send personal messages of ‘hope and comfort’ to victims of human rights abuse across the globe this Christmas.

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Yesterday, 12:30
Rob Hicks, centre manager at The Hive, with Janice Saunders and Paul Kelson of Echo Engage in front of the business development centre (Picture: Neil Phillips Photography).

TWO businesses in Weston-super-Mare have expanded and moved into bigger offices within a year of opening.

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Yesterday, 12:00
Young hedgehog Twitch is being cared for Secret World Wildlife Rescue.

THE number of hedgehogs across the country is falling – but one Somerset animal charity has taken in almost 200 of the tiny creatures in just two months.

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Secret World Wildlife Rescue
Yesterday, 11:00
Year 5 pupils Angel, Eleni and Klaudia who made models of  Mayan temple pyramids.

CHILDREN at a North Somerset primary school took control of lessons and did what they wanted for an entire day this week – but it was not a sudden outbreak of anarchy, it was the well-planned children’s takeover day.

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Yesterday, 09:00
NCP has reduced its prices.

A PRIVATELY-RUN car park in Weston-super-Mare will soon have a flat price of £2.90 a day, just a month after North Somerset Council increased its charges.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Junior doctors when they joined Weston General Hospital back in August this year.

JUNIOR doctors at Weston General Hospital in Weston-super-Mare are expected to strike next week due to a dispute with the Government.

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Thu, 18:00
St Anne's Primary School held a circus day.

A PROFESSIONAL circus skills teacher paid a visit to students at a primary school in Weston-super-Mare.

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Thu, 17:00
Matthew Ruddle of InTouchCRM, Group Leader for 4Networking WSM presenting Sally Davis from Weston Hospice Care with the donations tin

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE business network presented staff from Weston Hospicecare with a filled donations tin at its latest meeting.

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Weston Hospicecare Weston-super-Mare
Thu, 15:00
Staff and a rescue dogs at the Brent Knoll animal centre, with Jackie Fox who presented the £5000 and her rescue dog Moomin.

PETS in need of a loving home at the RSPCA’s North Somerset adoption centre are set to benefit from a donation of £5,000.

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Student supplies

HEADTEACHERS from schools in North Somerset have warned of the ‘inevitable’ consequences of education cuts, saying class sizes will increase and teaching jobs will be cut.

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Care Quality Commission

A CARE home for people with mental health problems in Weston-super-Mare needs to be safer and more responsive according to a healthcare watchdog – but the home’s staff were praised for their caring attitude.

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Thu, 13:00
The Cove.

A RESTAURANT in Weston-super-Mare which specialises in fish dishes has been recognised for its consistently high standard of cooking.

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Thu, 12:30
The Small Business Saturday coach will be in Weston-super-Mare today (Thursday),

NORTH Somerset Council is being asked to support a grassroots business campaign by providing free parking in Weston-super-Mare for one day next month.

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North Somerset Council Weston-super-Mare
Pupils at work in the new S.T.E.M. classroom.

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE primary school has a brand new laboratory thanks to a project designed to get children excited about science.

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A NORTH Somerset primary school will have to have a ‘major’ extension if a housing development goes ahead to cope with the increased demand.

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VILLAGERS in Yatton should be prepared to accept future housing development despite the introduction of a neighbourhood plan, it has been warned.

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Housing Yatton

A DOMESTIC abuse survivors’ handbook, written by ‘courageous’ victims, is being handed out in Weston-super-Mare today (Thursday) to raise awareness of domestic violence.

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Thu, 07:00
Will Jeffries Authentic

A WESTON company is hosting a business workshop in the unusual surroundings of the Grand Pier.

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Wed, 20:00
Weston Team 32

A Group of three young people have been given an award from the Prince’s Trust.

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Wed, 19:00
Churchill bug towers

CHURCHILL Academy’s Year 9 students have been busy creating ‘bug towers’ for charity.

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Weston Hospicare, Uphill, Christmas fair.

FATHER Christmas was just one of many visitors to the Friends of Weston Hospicecare’s annual Christmas fair, which took place on Saturday.

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Weston Hospicecare

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