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Pictures of animals and breathtaking sea views feature in this week's iWitness24 roundup.

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A disabled mother from Worle has slammed Biffa after months of inconsistent bin collections.

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Families had a 'super weekend' at a seaside kite festival.

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08:40

The merits of a housing estate, which would see almost 200 homes built on the edge of Yatton, will be discussed next week.

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06:19

Donations for a lifeboat station will be used locally, Weston RNLI has confirmed.

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Yesterday, 18:00

North Somerset Council apologised saying waste collection standards 'must improve'.

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Yesterday, 16:00

More homes were set to be built in Weston but rural villages would face restrictions according to controversial plans for the future of the area.

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What's On

A powerful new one-woman musical exploring race, religion and cultural identity, will be performed at Clevedon's Theatre Shop next month.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Award-winning spoken word artist Antosh Wojcik brings his moving and deeply personal show, How To Keep Time: A Drum Solo For Dementia, to Clevedons's the Theatre Shop next month.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Weston will form the backdrop to a new comedy mini series, which began filming this week.

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Fri, 21:00

A Weston jazz band will be playing a lunchtime charity show in aid of the Samaritans this Sunday.

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Fri, 15:58

With the summer drawing to a close, we have been lucky to have some warm spells which means we should make the most of it.

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Fri, 14:14

The music of punk legends will be performed at Weston's Grand Pier tonight (Friday), with a trio of top-class tribute acts set to wow the crowd.

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Thu, 16:18

A tribute act of one of the best-selling rock bands in the world is coming to Weston and Mercury readers can win tickets for the show.

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Court News

Fri, 07:43

A Weston father is behind bars after he sexually assaulted a woman in her home, despite being told 37 times to stop.

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Wed, 06:55

A Weston man, who wrongfully tried to claim almost £20,000 by not admitting he owned a house in Spain, has been spared jail.

Tue, 09:44

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from August 30 to September 2:

Education News

Fri, 19:17

If getting your GCSE results was not enough to be getting on with over the summer, a Cheddar student has also been taking part in sailing championships.

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Thu, 12:00

The manager of a Weston nursery has praised her 'amazing staff' following an 'outstanding' Ofsted rating.

Tue, 19:00

A brave 10-year-old has interviewed Prime Minister Boris Johnson twice in two months, just weeks after fighting for his life after contracting a near-fatal infection.

Sport News

Yesterday, 18:21

Scott Laird's 50th career goal helped Weston move into the next round of the FA Cup after a hard fought victory over Merthyr Town at The Optima Stadium.

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Yesterday, 08:22

Glasgow Tigers duo Craig Cook and Rasmus Jensen had the perfect warm-up for their SGB Championship League play-off visit to the Oaktree Arena that looms next Wednesday, by winning the 2019 SGB Championship pairs.

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Fri, 15:00

Cheddar Valley kicked off their season where they ended the last with a big 56-7 win over North Petherton at Sharpham Road.

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Fri, 14:18

FA Cup action returns to Weston on Saturday as Weston face Merthyr Town at The Optima Stadium.

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Fri, 14:15

Somerset Rebels' Oak Tree Arena plays host to the cream of the SGB Championship as they battle for the honours of being crowned the league's Best Pair on Friday night.

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Fri, 10:30

It's been a "good weekend" says Will Burns after picking up three podiums and extending his 2019 Millers Oils Ginetta GT4 SuperCup with a 28 point championship Knockhill as he heads into the final two meetings of the season.

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Fri, 09:00

Banwell Bowls Club ended their outdoor season with a measure of success.

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Business News

Yesterday, 15:00

A town centre model shop is set to close down later this year when its owner retires.

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Fri, 16:00

The Grand Pier welcomed twice as many people over the August bank holiday weekend than 
last year, it has announced this week.

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Thu, 19:00

A Worle woman is hoping to get the town recognised on the global stage.

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Thu, 14:46

A furniture store will close its Worle branch just before Christmas.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

A popular family-run greengrocer has stopped displaying fresh fruit and vegetables outside its store after a series of thefts.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

The North Somerset business behind an innovative product which helps babies sleep has been recognised as one of the best small firms in the country.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

A Weston store is set to be converted into a fish and chip shop.

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Food and Drink

Sunday, September 15, 2019

A popular family-run greengrocer has stopped displaying fresh fruit and vegetables outside its store after a series of thefts.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Featuring more than 80 fantastic local producers including farmers' market favourites like ales, cheese, pies and bread, alongside brand new flavours and a brilliant range of street food, Eat Weston promises another fantastic food and drink festival for all when it returns to the town on Saturday September 28.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A fish and chip shop has temporarily closed after it experienced 'teething problems' at its opening event.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

A steakhouse could open in Weston before Christmas.

Friday, August 16, 2019

A popular food delivery service app has launched in Weston this week.

Friday, July 19, 2019

The temperatures are rising and a fiesta of live music and scrumptious ales will take over Weston seafront in a fortnight's time.

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