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Classic car show Grove Park, Weston,Ray Brimble  1987 Cadillac and John Tranmer.

A PICTURESQUE Grove Park bathed in sunshine was the ideal venue for visitors to get a close look at some of the nation’s best-loved historic cars.

Volunteers and some of the services users with the cake.

A CHARITY in Weston has celebrated its fifth anniversary.

Alistair Mead at Puxton Park.

A FAMILY attraction recorded its highest visitor numbers during the Easter holidays.

Alex, Zak, Katie and Gareth with some flowers and wellies.

CHILDREN are being invited to take part in novel competition as Weston Flower Show returns to the town centre with an aim of boosting ‘pride in the beauty of the town’.

Reception class places for September 2015 were announced last week.

THE number of North Somerset children who have been offered places at one of their three choices of primary school in September 2015 has increased compared to last year’s figures.

Ingrid Bates' (pictured) Dunleavy Vineyard is one of the businesses up for an award.

A NUMBER of food and drink businesses in North Somerset have been shortlisted for awards.

Mimosa has signed up to McLaren Life's scheme.

A RESTAURANT chain has become the latest business to sign up to the £45million Dolphin Square scheme.

London mayor Boris Johnson visited Burnham-on-Sea.

BORIS Johnson paid a visit to Burnham on the General Election campaign trail.

Weston Scouts on the St George's Day Parade last year.

CELEBRATE St George’s Day with the Axe District Scouts or browse an array of classic and vintage cars this weekend.


Leading vets group, The British Veterinary Association (BVA), has withdrawn its support for the shooting of free badgers during the Somerset cull.

Bilitis Wrate from Yatton hopes to win the Miss Pinup UK competition.

A YATTON woman, who was bullied at school and struggled with her image for many years, has entered a national competition.

Gemma Zaire from the Country House Gift Company.

WITH days to go until the start of National Stationery Week, one village gift company is hosting a competition for local children.

Churchill Music! concert with Peter Donohoe CBE at St. John the Baptist Church, Churchill.

INTERNATIONALLY renowned pianist Peter Donohoe CBE held a ‘magical’ concert in Churchill on Saturday.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary want to speak to this man in connection with an incident that took place in Weston-super-Mare.

A LAPTOP was stolen during a burglary in Weston-super-Mare.

View of Sandford Village stone sign.

A ONE-OFF meeting tonight (Thursday) could help to determine the fate of a large housing development in a North Somerset village.

Rubbish bag

A REQUEST for a new bin at a village bus stop has been turned down by the council, to encourage people to ‘think about’ how they get rid of rubbish.

Terry Hutt awaiting the birth of a royal baby. Photo courtesy of COSMIC.

A WESTON pensioner is sleeping outside the London hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth to her second child until the baby is born.

Lye Cross farm shop Open Day, part of Made In North Somerset Festival.

FOOD producers are being invited to sign up for this year’s Made In North Somerset festival.

Weston Town JFC receiving its cheque from Go Kids Go!

A SCHEME to get children across Weston active throughout the summer has expanded after three successful years and more groups than ever will now be able to apply for a share of an £11,000 funding pot.


POLICE are appealing for help to track down who is behind a spate of fires in Weston.

A skull cup from Gough's Cave (Picture: The Trustees Of The Natural History Museum, London).

CANNIBALS carried out the ‘ritualistic’ eating of people in Cheddar in a ‘sophisticated culture’ of butchering.

Jem Ham M.D. and Richard Norman (brewer) with one of their prize winning beers.

FOR the past eight-and-a-half years, a brewery in Cheddar has been growing by around 10 per cent a year.

Gardenenia Court Nursing Home, Uphill Road North.

A WESTON care home has been recorded as safe and caring following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Banwell Primary School cream tea and craft fair,Megan, Sophie and Chloe with Tony Finch and Angela Hodgkins.

VILLAGERS gathered to enjoy a combination of cream teas and crafts at a fair this weekend.

The Barn.

A BEAUTY salon has unveiled its new premises.

Nick Gargan

A GROSS misconduct hearing for Avon and Somerset Constabulary Chief Constable Nick Gargan, who faces allegations of acting inappropriately with female members of staff, has been adjourned.

The scheme is designed to help veterans.

A CHARITY in Weston has helped launch an addiction recovery service for former members of the Armed Forces.

Churchill Academy debating students Cameron Galloway, Ella Burchill and Anna Jones.

Politically-minded students from Churchill Academy and Sixth Form put forward some compelling arguments in the final of the Dr Liam Fox North Somerset Schools debating competition.

Churchill Academy and Sixth Form

FIREFIGHTERS had to free a person from a car after an incident involving a car and a lorry this morning (Wednesday).

The brothers in 1939. From left to right at the back: William, Ronald, Cecil, Freddie, Leonard.  At the front: Walter, Eddie and Frank.

IN 1945, six brothers from Weston returned to the UK from all corners of the globe as World War Two came to an end and the country celebrated Victory In Europe Day.


WESTON Sea Cadets and Howard Goodman Funeral Home raised money at the cadets’ classic car show last week.

Thousands of people in Weston are struggling to cope with debt problems.

THOUSANDS of people in Weston are on the brink of financial ruin, with some even resorting to suicide to escape from the clutches of devastating debt.

Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

SCHOOLS with rotting windows, leaking roofs and classrooms in various states of disrepair have left North Somerset Council facing a £16million repair bill – a record which places the district in the bottom third nationwide.

Dr Steven Pearse-Danker will appear at North Somerset Courthouse later this month.

A DOCTOR, accused of sexually assaulting a patient during a hospital examination, has appeared in court.

60 kids enjoying  football on the astroturf , Worle Community School.

MANCHESTER United, Chelsea and Liverpool football shirts were the most popular as a sports coaching course was held in Worle.

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