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Gordano School

THE work a North Somerset school carries out to improve pupils’ character has resulted in it winning £15,000 from the Department for Education.

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Faye, Rachel and Sally at the Balth Half Marathon

THREE former Gordano School pupils took on the Bath Half Marathon on Sunday to raise money in honour of one of their sisters who is having cancer treatment.

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Ginette and Gary Corr who are cycling round the world to raise money for WaterAid.

AN ADVENTUROUS couple from Nailsea are setting off on a cycling trip around the world to raise money for WaterAid.

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Holy Trinity Church is tackling the rising problem of social isolation and loneliness.

CHURCHES in North Somerset are trying to tackle the growing problem of loneliness and social isolation in our communities.

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Deborah Welch  fitness class, Clevedon School. with Deborah Lee and Lara Harvey and baby Rue.

A CLEVEDON fitness instructor has raised hundreds of pounds for charity by giving up all of her weekly earnings.

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The Playhouse

A CLASSIC comedy about life in a modern comprehensive school brings to life an array of terrifying students and hopeless pupils.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Live performance runs alongside screenplay at Clevedon’s Curzon this week, as a play on a Wurzels star is staged and a pulsating thriller is screened.

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The Curzon
Yesterday, 10:00

A PRODUCTION of Daphne de Maurier’s novel Rebecca is visiting the Theatre Royal Bath this week.

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Yesterday, 09:57
The Stars from the Commitments

RELIVE the memories from the award-winning film The Commitments in a must-see musical extravaganza.

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The Playhouse
Yesterday, 09:56
Anton and Erin will be performing in Bristol.

IT’S time to quick-step your way to Bristol for the chance to see some of Strictly Come Dancing’s biggest stars take on the tango, the waltz, the foxtrot and more.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

A SERIAL thief has been jailed after spitting in the face of a ‘scared’ supermarket manager when she tried to stop him stealing wine.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Elizabeth Linham on her wedding day with Adrian. Picture: SWNS.

A WIFE had her life ‘destroyed’ by her ‘cruel’ husband, after learning he led a double life for years and illegally married another woman.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

FOUR men have pleaded guilty to attempted robbery following a raid on a village post office last month.

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Friday, February 6, 2015

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between January 5-30:

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Flax Bourton's Coroner's Court

A CLEVEDON pensioner charged with a host of child sex offences killed himself just days before he was due in court to face trial.

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Weston News

AN ‘ESSENTIAL’ flood prevention scheme at Spring Hill in Worle is ‘well underway’ with two busy roads on track to reopen at the beginning of next month.

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Dr Paul Phillips with the Weston College team.

WESTON College has been transformed in the past decade, getting out of financial difficulties and turning around its ‘poor quality’ education to be officially named as the best provider of further education in the entire country.

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Weston College
Weston General Hospital.

A ‘SEVERE’ virus outbreak has forced Weston General Hospital to close three wards today (Thursday), with bosses asking people to stay away if possible.

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Weston General Hospital

A ‘LONG tortuous process’ to establish who is best to run a new large primary school on the outskirts of Weston has got under way this week.

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North Somerset Council
People are being urged to stop smoking.

SMOKERS are being urged to give up the habit as part of a special day promoted by North Somerset Council.

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Yesterday, 15:09

Clevedon Town let slip a two-goal lead in this bottom of the table clash against Bishops Cleeve.

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Yesterday, 15:08
Football generic picture

Despite suffering some close defeats, Portishead are heading in the right direction.

Yesterday, 15:07
football generic picture

Clevedon United came out on top in this top of the table clash with Staplegrove.

Yesterday, 15:07

Cleeve West Town Football Club is holding a Vegas night at its clubhouse on March 21.

Yesterday, 15:07

Clapton-in-Gordano Football Club is looking for a new coach.


Yesterday, 16:00

THE owner of a successful hair salon in Weston has opened up a new business in Backwell.

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Yesterday, 09:09
Elan Hemmings with her hand made bespoke cakes.

BRIDES-TO-BE had the chance to find out what North Somerset’s independent firms have to offer at an annual wedding fair organised by Portishead Wedding Network.

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Laura McMahon has set up Rhubarb Dance and Drama

A FORMER teacher with a passion for the arts has set up her own speech and drama school called Rhubarb.

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Action group members outside of the White Hart in 2013

A ‘MUCH-LOVED’ pub considered to be the heart of a village community is set to reopen this summer - some 18 months after it was closed much to the dismay of residents.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
New nursery opening at Slade Road portishead.

A NEW nursery will open its doors to children in Portishead on Monday.

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Gordano School

THE work a North Somerset school carries out to improve pupils’ character has resulted in it winning £15,000 from the Department for Education.

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Fears over cuts to school crossing patrols.

VILLAGE leaders in Wraxall are fighting plans to cut school crossing patrols next year.

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Monday, February 23, 2015
Eight-year-old Katie Barry with her mum Pippa Barry (left) and head teacher Lesley Barton (right).

A PLUCKY pupil who suffers from a heart condition ran a mile around her school to raise money for charity.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
St Mary's Primary School pupils in Panto Pandemonium

A WHOLE host of colourful characters took to the stage for an impressive performance.

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Friday, February 20, 2015
Bristol Old Vic at High Down

SHAKESPEARE’S play about the Roman leader, Julius Caesar, has been performed to schoolchildren in Portishead.

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High Down Junior School

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