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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.

Worle
Chicken keeping workshops were held in Yatton.

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

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.

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.

Weston Hospicecare
The area around Sandford Road and Mendip Road was cordened off for several hours for police enquiries.

A 21-YEAR-OLD man remains in hospital after he was stabbed in broad daylight in a Weston-super-Mare street yesterday (Wednesday).

An ambulance was called to the Bournville estate.

A TWO-YEAR-OLD girl has been rushed to hospital with head injuries after falling out of a window in Weston-super-Mare this morning (Thursday).

The number of unemployment benefit claims in Weston has fallen.

THE number of people claming benefits for unemployment in Weston-super-Mare has fallen by more than a third in the past year.

Secret Worlds Spines and Shells open day, Michelle Skinner.

VISITORS of all ages flocked to a Somerset animal charity’s open weekend.

Secret World Wildlife Rescue
DCC Gareth Morgan.

THE temporary chief constable at Avon and Somerset Constabulary is retiring after leading the force since its previous chief was suspended.

Roman catholics from the Mendip parish of Cheddar held their first summer garden party at Sidcot. Ready for the fancy dress parade are Susan and Karen Phillips, Mark Heigham and Ann and Richard Taylor.

POST Office safes were blown open with explosives by thieves, and Weston’s water became undrinkable this week in 1965.

Asda staff get in the groove

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Staff at Asda in Phillips Road, Weston, celebrating the company’s 50th birthday.

STAFF at Asda in Weston-super-Mare got groovy as part of a celebration of the company’s 50th birthday.

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Coastguard.

COASTGUARD rescue teams were called to Weston-super-Mare this morning (Thursday) after reports of a woman stuck in the mud.

Nick Short  cancer survivor who is walking 10 miles to raise money for Macmillan .

A Worle man who is recovering from cancer has completed a 10-mile walk for Macmillan Cancer Support – a year to the day after he received his life-changing diagnosis.

Worle
Lions Real Ale Festival.

THOUSANDS of people enjoyed beer, cider and live music at Weston Lions Club’s Real Ale Festival.

Friends of Prince Consort Gardens Diana Vannes, Colin Hardy, Steve Monger and Shirley Hardy with councillor Peter Bryant.

THE Prince Consort Gardens, which overlooks Birnbeck Pier, is the latest green space in Weston to be awarded Green Flag status.

Daisy Rogers holding her hair  which has cut for charity.

A Weston youngster has donated her hair to a charity which provides wigs for children who are undergoing treatment for cancer.

Little farm holiday club

Children at a Hewish holiday club put their baking skills to the test on Tuesday to make an array of tasty desserts.

Sidcot holiday club group photo

Children at Sidcot Holiday Club channelledtheir inner artist when they took part in a variety of craft activities last week.

Stuart Laird Musician Lauriston Hotel Weston.

A Weston singer and keyboard player has spoken about the buzz he gets from playing the town’s clubs and hotels.

Mendip Green Primary  School, Worle Big picnic on the school field.

MENDIP Green Primary School in Worle held a business week for its pupils and they finished the year by spending their hard-earned cash.

Mendip Green Primary School
Weston College taster days.

SECONDARY school students were given a taste of the next stage in life at a series of taster sessions at Weston College.

Weston College
New Orchard Farm  Pass it on Sports.

SHOOTING, catapulting and fishing were just some of the activities on offer at New Orchard Farm in Hewish on Sunday.

Churchill WSM AFC

Churchill Academy has launched a new partnership with Weston AFC to offer a way into the industry for young people pursuing a football career.

St Andrews School Congresbury Year Six concert at the Church.

YEAR six pupils at a Congresbury school said goodbye to primary education at a leavers’ concert and service.

Congresbury
Mental heath charity Milestone Trust opening of new gym.

AN OLD smoking shed at a mental health care home has been transformed from a place for poor health choices to a fully-functioning gym.

The Cinnamon Trust is short of volunteers in and around Weston

‘LOVING and empathetic’ volunteers are needed to help a Somerset charity which cares for pets of the vulnerable and elderly.

Is there a rise in drugs being sold in Weston? (Picture: Getty Images)

DARK footpaths and alleyways are said to be ‘open ground’ for the sale of illegal drugs in Weston-super-Mare, where fear of arrest is ‘non-existent’, according to a senior councillor.

Money.

PEOPLE in North Somerset owe more than £11million in unpaid council tax and are said to be facing ‘serious consequences’, including visits from bailiffs, anxiety and sleepless nights.

POLICE are appealing for information after a late-night robbery in Weston-super-Mare.

The Yatton Rangers girlguiding group has celebrated its 10th birthday.

A GIRLGUIDING unit has celebrated its 10th birthday with a party.

Ritz cinema in Victoria Street, Burnham.

A £150,000 expansion including a third screen has been given the go-ahead at a Burnham cinema.

Walford Avenue.

WORK to build a £110,000 play area will begin later this year with a skating zone, bike track, climbing net and zip wire all part of the winning design.

Worle
Year six leavers  celebration, Herons Moor Academy.

ANOTHER school year has ended and year six students are preparing to start secondary school in September.

POLICE are working to reduce rural crime in Cheddar by signing people up to farm and horse watch schemes.

Steve Mellor who has set up his own online radio station.

A WESTON man, who was forced to stop working due to a number of ‘frustrating’ health problems, has been able to return to his much-loved entertainment career after being unable to work for five years.

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