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Weston Playhouse.

WESTON’s premier theatre has been given top marks by online global travel guide TripAdvisor.

Wrong trousers day on the Westons Grand Pier.

WACKY trousers were on show at the Grand Pier on Friday as it showed its support for Wallace and Gromit’s Wrong Trousers Day.

Weston-super-Mare
Molly, Lillia and Maddy.

THE sun came out for one Worle school’s summer fair at the weekend.

Worle

A MAN who blamed his ‘bad eczema’ for his decision to carry an eight-inch kitchen knife around Weston town centre has been jailed.

Banwell  Primary  School year 6 play.

A VILLAGE primary school was transformed into a mystical forest with magical creatures as youngsters performed a Shakespeare classic.

A job boom is predicted.

ALMOST one in four South West workers is currently hunting a new job, according to a recent survey – but the good news is, there are plenty available.

Uphill Scout's headquarters has been give a makeover.

A SCOUT headquarters has been transformed thanks to the hard work of Weston College students.

Weston College
Bristol Airport's chief executive Robert Sinclair opening the eastern terminal extension with staff.

A MAJOR extension of the Bristol Airport terminal building opened its doors to passengers this morning (Friday).

Bristol Airport

A MAN has been sentenced over a number of car crimes and handling stolen goods in West Wick.

Churchill Primary School pupils with new sports equipment

A Langford shop has boosted a nearby school’s sports facilities after donating a variety of items for use in sports clubs and PE lessons.

African children visiting Berrow Primary School.

BERROW Primary School youngsters were treated to a visit by a touring African choir last week.

Priory Community School Prom.

AFTER weeks spent revising, year 11 students from Priory Community School finally got to let their hair down at the school’s end-of-year prom.

Priory Community School
Frankie

THE mother of a five-year-old girl, who was taken ill with a mystery condition, has said she is ‘forever grateful’ to the crew which saved her child’s life.

Boys brigade

TWO members of the 1st Weston Boys’ Brigade Company were given The Queen’s Badge.

Edward Mutema author with his new book

A Weston author and supply teacher has spoken about the release of his first self-help book.

Crews attend a fire on the roof of a nursing home.

Workmen set fire to some guttering on the roof of a nursing home in Burnham.

THIEVES have stolen jewellery and other valuable items from pensioners’ homes while people were still inside during a spate of six burglaries and attempted break-ins.

Weston super Food Festival.

A BURSARY scheme for any start-up food businesses has been announced for a Weston festival – while a number of new attractions have been added to the schedule.

Enjoying the sunny weather.

PARENTS and pupils of one Weston school could not have asked for better weather during the annual summer fete.

Somerset's superfast broadband extention has been delayed.

COMMUNICATIONS giant BT has been accused of ‘letting down’ Somerset after its superfast broadband rollout proposal was scrapped for being ‘not up to scratch’.

Roy Weaver (Centre) has retired after 45 years with First

A POPULAR Weston bus driver described as a ‘local celebrity’ has retired after 45 years of ‘loyalty and dedication’.

Pim's O'clock with Janis, Lawrence, Mary Piper and Angela McCabe.

BUMPER crowds turned out in defiance of soggy weather forecasts to enjoy a popular village fete on Sunday.

Fire crews were called out to assist after a car smashed through a wall following a collision with another vehicle.

A car crashed through a wall after a colliding with another vehicle in Brent Knoll.

Last year's Race For Life.

WOMEN in Weston are being urged to grab their last chance to enter this year’s Race For Life.

Daniel Russell

TWO men who were jailed for a ‘truly appalling’ Weston crime spree which saw families terrorised in their own homes have failed in a bid to have their sentences reduced.

Motorway sign

CUTTING back grass and trees, picking up litter and tidying up the dual carriageway which links Weston to the motorway has begun.

Town council in support of three new villages for North Somerset.

CONGRESBURY parish councillors have set aside £35,000 to fight a legal battle against an 80-home development planned the village.

Congresbury
Year 11 leavers day at Worle Community School.

IF YOU saw an oompa loompa walking the streets of Worle recently your eyes were not deceiving you – one secondary school was being invaded by a range of popular characters.

Worle Community School
Sidfest - Jade Corbett, Anna Edis, Charlotte Pittaway, Caroline Green

Sidcot School launched the summer festival season with the very first Sidfest, hosted at its recently created yurt village.

The current Oxford Instruments site in North End Road, Yatton.

A PLANNING application which could see another 55 houses being built in Yatton has been submitted to North Somerset Council.

Yatton
Roxsi, Nicola and Charlie trying the Lucky Dip.

CHILDREN enjoyed a visit from the RNLI lifeboat at one primary school’s summer fair.

St Georges Primary School
Dougie Coles.

A FORMER Royal Navy serviceman who played a key role in Weston Swimming Club and the town’s Hildesheim Twinning Association has died aged 90.

construction worker with perforator

A £600,000 road resurfacing programme takes place next month in North Somerset.

Lego businessman

A DISABILITY charity has created 10 new jobs by opening a new office in Worle.

Mouse

UNEMPLOYMENT figures in Weston have fallen so much the Jobcentre says it now ‘has time’ to focus its efforts on getting a target group, the over-50s, back into work.

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