Weston News

Crossville and First Bus vehicles in the town centre.

A WESTON bus firm has been accused of ‘putting its interests ahead of customers’ by its main rival in a row threatening to nearly double passengers’ waiting times on one of the town’s ‘lifeline’ routes.

Wyvern Lodge Care Home.

AN ‘UNSAFE’ Weston care home has been told it must improve following a visit from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

road construction worker with perforator

A BUSY road in the centre of Weston-super-Mare will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday) night so North Somerset Council can make repairs.

Both Lifeboats are launched for surfers.

THE coast rescue team (CRT) from Weston-super-Mare and the RNLI were called to rescue two kite-surfers this morning (Monday).

BAILIFFS will not be sent to any more homes to collect unpaid council tax in a part of Weston during a trial period.

Louisa and Graham Thomas preparing to leave their home of eight years.

A DISABLED couple who have been unable to find somewhere to live in Weston-super-Mare after being served notice on their home of eight years are facing weeks, or even months, in ‘unsuitable’ temporary accommodation.

Jordan Tucker and Jordan Jones.

STUDENTS from Weston-super-Mare have made it to the final stage of an international skills competition.

Weston College Weston-super-Mare
Weston Town Hall.

RECORDS of births, deaths and marriages in North Somerset could be shipped off to Somerset County Council – along with future registry services – and there are fears this could result in a price hike.

Bournville Community allotment Japanese hanging basket  workshop, Mary Morgan , Matt White and Nicky Osborne.

A JAPANESE art form was taught to people who visited a community allotment on Weston’s Bournville estate.

Knightstone creating active communities

FUNDING for sport in North Somerset doubled in the last two years, according to information obtained from a Freedom of Information Request.

Photo by Nick Page Hayman.

A MEMORIAL parade took place in Weston-super-Mare at the weekend, with officers honouring those who have lost their lives on duty.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary Weston-super-Mare
Authentic Digital in Weston-super-Mare has been named in the UK's Small Biz 100 list.

A Weston-super-Mare firm has been named in the UK’s Small Biz 100 list, which celebrates companies as part of Small Business Saturday.

Emma Yard, reporter Sarah Robinson and guide dog Vesey.

We WALK past guide dogs and their owners most days without giving much thought about what they are doing.

Teen duo volunteer abroad

Yesterday, 12:00
James Whitrow and Tom Creswick.

TWO 16-year-olds took a trip to the Philippines to help to build houses for families.

Staff at the Grand Pier helped clean up Weston-super-Mare beach.

STAFF from the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare volunteered to help clean up the town’s beach.

The Grand Pier Weston-super-Mare
Weston Town Hall.

A ‘CULTURE’ of denying child sexual exploitation does not exist in North Somerset, according to a council working party set up to investigate the issue.

A new Rotary club is being set up.

A SECOND Rotary Club is being created in Weston-super-Mare with the aim of buying more defibrillators for the town.

A petition has been launched to get a pedestrian crossing.

A PETITION calling for a pedestrian crossing on a busy Weston-super-Mare road has been handed in to North Somerset Council.

Public will consult on joint housing plan

Saturday, October 3, 2015

A CONSULTATION which could shape the future of housing and transport in North Somerset will open to the public.

Pupils treated to dairy tour

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Puxton Park pupils from Becket Primary school Worle  with Steve Hearn, world school milk day.

A SOMERSET adventure park and farm celebrated World School Milk Day with a visit from primary school pupils to its dairy.

Cheddar Fire Station parish council , Unveiling its new flood defence equipment.

EMERGENCY flood equipment has been unveiled by a parish council.

Parents and pupils have harvest fun

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Locking Primary Schoolharvest assembly.

THE annual harvest festival, a staple in every school calendar, has rolled back around.

Weston SuperFood Festival,

FOOD from across the South West was on offer to the thousands of people who flocked to a Weston-super-Mare festival at the weekend.

Weston Bike Night raising money for the Poppy Appeal.

THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised by hundreds of bikers during their weekly meets in Weston.

Villagers in contest for best crops

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Congresbury  Autumn showJane Hares and Marion Johnson.

FRUITS and flowers were in bountiful supply at the Congresbury autumn show.

Dorothy Bloxsome  100year old  with David and Christine son and Daughter

Milestone birthday celebrated

JOB losses are possible at a North Somerset housing association as it aims to plug a £3million gap in its finances.

Care home visits town mayor

Friday, October 2, 2015
Mayor parlour

STAFF and residents from Rodney House care home were guests at the mayor’s parlour last week and they enjoyed afternoon tea with the mayor.

Woodborough farm planning.

THE addition of 175 new homes in Winscombe will turn a village road into a ‘rat run’ for commuters and create traffic problems in the village, according to residents.

Locking Primary School visitors from Shrilanken.

FROM the south of India to the north of Somerset – a group of Sri Lankans travelled across the Indian Ocean to visit some excited primary schoolchildren last week.

A WOMAN from Weston-super-Mare has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a class B drug with intent to supply.

road construction worker with perforator

THERE will be a series of road closures lasting three weeks in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area while £270,000 resurfacing works are carried out.

Blagdon Big Breakfast , Village club  in aid of Weston Hospicecare.

A BIG breakfast morning helped raise more than £650 for Weston Hospicecare on Saturday.

Care Quality Commission

A WESTON care home has been rated ‘good’ by an industry watchdog and has been praised for treating the residents in a ‘dignified’ manner.

A MAN has been charged with drug offences after police found wraps of heroin and cocaine in a garden in Weston-super-Mare.


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