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Tilsley House in Weston has vowed to improve its services after a CQC inspection in June

Staff at a Weston care home have been told to make improvements by a health watchdog in the wake of an inspection carried out earlier this year.

Nurse Barbara Bolton and Clinical lead nurse James Brazier with Mayor Cllr Ray Armstrong.

POTENTIALLY life-saving kits which reverse the effects of heroin are being offered in Weston-super-Mare.

Mike and Janet Carter with their 1968 Jaguar.

THE Bank Holiday weekend saw a wide selection of events take place across Weston-super-Mare – and Grove Park was certainly not left out of the fun.

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Dismaland at night (Picture: North Somerset Council).

A SURPRISE guest entertained visitors to Banksy’s Dismaland during its first evening of entertainment.

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Visitors to Secret World Wildlife Rescue make fox origami.

OWLS, foxes and ferrets were just some of the animals which visitors to Secret World Wildlife Rescue caught a glimpse of during the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Dave Ridout, Dan Hawkins, Andy Stone, Liam McDermott.

RNLI volunteers and police officers who saved the life of an unconscious man who had stopped breathing on Birnbeck Island are to receive an award for their bravery.

Rebecca Vivian, Claire Talbot, Mary Stanley-Duke, Suzi Brown, Jane Hamilton and Liz Richardson (L-R).

A NORTH Somerset mother was joined by five friends from around the world to swim the English Channel in memory of her stillborn daughter.

Staff and youngsters enjoying the fun day.

VISITORS to a Worle pub rounded off their bank holiday weekend in high spirits by taking part in a family fun day for charity.

Aerial view of houses.

MORE than 280 objections have been made against an application to build 200 homes in Yatton.

There is traffic on the motorway.

TWO vehicles have collided on the M5 near Clevedon, causing delays.

Bristol Airport.

A MAN pleaded guilty to a bomb hoax at Bristol Airport during the bank holiday weekend.

Joe Cramond, Tanya Pipe, sean Bennett, David Terry-Short and Mark Short.

A STREET festival and lorry pull is being held this weekend to raise money for charity.

Air Ambulance

THE air ambulance has launched a new initiative which it hopes will save even more lives.

Weston super Food Festival.

VOTING for the Weston super Food Awards gets underway today (Thursday) – and you can pick which restaurant you would like to win.

Monarchs gymnastics team.

A KUNG fu display was among the highlights at a church fete in Berrow at the weekend.

East Brent Harvest Home.

HUNDREDS packed into a marquee in East Brent to enjoy the village’s harvest home event.

Axbridge Showcase in 2014.

MILITARY vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun will be in Axbridge this weekend for its showcase event.

Weston super Food Festival.

YOUR nominations for the best food businesses in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area are in – and online voting starts tomorrow (Thursday).

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Jude Hill is cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats for the Alzheimer's Society,

A NORTH Somerset dementia unit worker is set to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society by cycling 1,100 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

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Enjoyable annual tea event

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Two Dots And A Dash performing at the event.

The annual senior citizen’s tea was held at Claverham Village Hall on August 15.

THE body of a man was found at a recreation ground this morning (Wednesday).

Hutton Moor leisure centre will make some facilities free to use on National Fitness Day in September

A Weston health complex will be making some of its facilities free to use as part of a national initiative to get people fitter and healthier.

TCC Gareth Morgan.

A TEMPORARY chief constable has started his new job at Avon and Somerset Constabulary following a raft of changes in the force’s top jobs.

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Little Farm Holiday Club in Hewish recently hosted its summer party

Children at Little Farm Holiday Club defied the recent spate of bad weather by moving their summer celebration inside last week.

Lois Bird and Fudge from Weston in the show jumping ring.

THERE were traditional games to be played and prize-winning horses to admire at the 76th annual Bleadon Country Sports show.

The Dismaland exhibition is showcasing the Tropicana’s future to ‘potential investors’, according to North Somerset Council’s chief executive.

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Opening of new Co-op at the former Whistling Duck, Knightcott Road Banwell.

A VILLAGE in North Somerset welcomed a new food store last week.

Becki Whiting at thespa at DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House.

A TRAINEE beauty therapist at a North Somerset health spa has won a prestigious award for her skills.

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John Wyatt received a letter and a medal from the Russian government.

A WESTON Hospicecare patient has said he is ‘delighted’ after receiving a medal and a letter of thanks from the Russian government for the role he played in World War Two.

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Badger

AN ACTIVIST group says it will take a Government department to the High Court if it continues with the Somerset badger cull.

Georgie Bigg, chairman of Healthwatch North Somerset

Stroke sufferers in North Somerset are facing considerable delays’ in accessing support services compared with other areas in the South West.

Wahid Samady, chairman of CNM Estates which owns Birnbeck Pier.

THE owner of Birnbeck Pier has said the poor state of the ageing structure is down to an ‘accumulation of neglect’ – and has said he will not give up on trying to save it.

Waves at Weston sea wall.

A FLOOD alert has been issued for this evening (Tuesday) with high tides expected across the area.

Little Angels Nursery new pre-school.

A NURSERY in Weston-super-Mare has undergone a refurbishment, and its owners are now opening a preschool.

Police would like help identifying these three men. (Picture: Avon and Somerset Constabulary).

POLICE need help to identify three men in connection with the theft of two shop signs from businesses in Weston-super-Mare.

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