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TIRED of shouting at the television unheard? Disillusioned with politics? Or excited about the prospect of a general election?

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YMCA Doorstep Sport session, Clevedon.

The first Doorstep Sport session at Clevedon’s YMCA attracted 11 children who had the chance to take part in a variety of activities.

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Yesterday, 18:00

OFSTED is planning on piloting double inspections in upcoming months, meaning North Somerset schools could have multiple inspections on the same day.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Kelly Wilson who lost eight-and-a-half stone through Slimming World.

A NAILSEA woman whose weight ballooned after she was ridiculed for being over 20 stone is appealing for people to support a campaign to stamp out weight discrimination.

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Yesterday, 16:00

COMMUNITY media group Archant – which publishes the Times – has announced plans to support a major new property portal, OnTheMarket.com, which has gone live this week.

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What's On

Yesterday, 14:00

The Curzon Awards season is continuing with three award-nominated films being screened over the course of the next week.

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Yesterday, 09:27
Germaine Greer

ONE of the world’s most famous feminists will appear in a candid and enlightening show in Weston next month.

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Yesterday, 09:26
Paloma Faith

AFTER bringing a staggering number of huge headliners to the South West last year, Forestry Live has done it again – Paloma Faith is to deliver a woodland performance in the summer.

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Yesterday, 09:25
Dallas Buyers Club

A ROUSING tale of perseverance against the odds will be screened by Portishead Film on February 6.

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Some of the Portishead Players cast for Entertaining Angels

SHARP-EDGED comedy, probing wit and poignant moments are all offered in the latest show to be put on by the award-winning Portishead Players.

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Court

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between November 28 and January 2:

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Monday, January 12, 2015

A CLEVEDON woman faked her sick 83-year-old uncle’s signature to steal more than £10,000 from him over four months.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
North Somerset Courthouse.

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between November 7-26:

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Education

Yesterday, 18:00

OFSTED is planning on piloting double inspections in upcoming months, meaning North Somerset schools could have multiple inspections on the same day.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Backwell School, New radio station, Elly Casey, Anna Horton and Edward Callow.

MUSIC, interviews and topical discussions have been filling the airwaves at Backwell School.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015
Trinity Primary School, Portishead, Paddington wow day.

A POPULAR tale will be studied by youngsters in Portishead as part of their latest class topic.

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Trinity Primary School
Saturday, January 24, 2015
High Down Junior School pupils celebrating their win

SPORTING schoolchildren from across North Somerset competed against each other in a sports hall athletics tournament.

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Monday, January 19, 2015
Children with the name of their school spelt out in coins.

MONEY Makes the World Go Round was the theme of a week of maths challenges at a Portishead school.

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Trinity Primary School

Weston News

A WESTON museum has been awarded £138,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund to restore a dilapidated historic structure.

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Weston General Hospital will not be affected by strike action today (Thursday).

A 12-HOUR NHS strike, due to take place today (Thursday), has been postponed.

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Weston General Hospital
Yesterday, 20:00
pictured is Richard Southcombe (Manager)  and Steve Brookes (a volunteer for Blood Bikes)

A HARDWARE shop in Milton has been doing its bit for charity, by raising vital cash for the Blood Bikes.

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Yesterday, 18:00
The tomb dedicated to Sir Thomas Rodney.

‘UNIQUE’ historical monuments could be at risk unless thousands of pounds are raised to save them.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Opening of Thomas William Travel  travel shop The Boulevard Weston.

EAGLE-EYED shoppers in Weston town centre may have noticed a new shop appear recently.

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Sport

Yesterday, 14:55

Clevedon Town slipped to defeat at promotion-chasing Taunton.

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Yesterday, 14:54
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An injury-time goal denied Ashton & Backwell victory at league leaders Barnstaple Town.

Yesterday, 14:53
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Nailsea United continued their inconsistent season with a 3-0 home defeat by Cutters Friday.

Yesterday, 14:52

Nailsea Old Boys defeated Easton Mondays to keep their title challenge on track.

Yesterday, 14:52
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Clevedon United B won their 10th league game in a row, remaining unbeaten.

Business

Yesterday, 16:00

COMMUNITY media group Archant – which publishes the Times – has announced plans to support a major new property portal, OnTheMarket.com, which has gone live this week.

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Yesterday, 09:04

A SCHEME which could see up to £2million pumped into businesses in the South West has been approved by the Government.

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North Somerset Council
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Ingrid Bates.

A WINE produced at a North Somerset vineyard has been given an international award.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
PortisBeds own John Lochrie with Emily and Robin Herringshaw.

ONE lucky couple have been presented with a voucher for £500 after entering a competition put on by a Portishead firm.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Guy Newell of Butcombe Brewery (Picture: Neil Phillips).

AN INDEPENDENT North Somerset brewery has been bought by a pub chain.

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Competitions

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

WRESTLING fans are in for a treat this month when Saturday Night Slam! returns on January 31.

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