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Slimmers in Nailsea joined thousands of dieters around the country by ditching their old clothes for a good cause.

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White Hart Pub , Weston in Gordano.

A village pub which faced closure will undergo an extensive refurbishment after a community campaign to save it proved successful.

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16:00
Golden Valley Primary Primary School, Nailsea have raised money for the RNLI.

Families from Nailsea emptied their pockets to raise money for the RNLI.

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Year six pupil, Josh, whose flag design has been chosen for parliament competition.

A flag designed by a St John the Evangelist Primary School student has been flying high above Parliament Square in London.

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St John the Evangelist Primary School
11:00
Andrew Shanahan before his transformation.

Men hoping to lose weight in North Somerset can take advantage of a new free service being launched in the district this month.

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What's On

The Grand Pier will play host to one of the West Country’s favourite bands for a spot of cider drinking.

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Yesterday, 10:51
Rhydian.

A ‘world-class’ Welsh baritone singer will perform in Weston to celebrate the success of his fifth album.

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The Playhouse
Jessica Fellowes. Photo courtesy of  www.sarahweal.com

A renowned writer will visit Weston to promote her latest book, which offers an insight into the much-loved ITV drama Downton Abbey.

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The Playhouse
Ken Dodd.

The timeless comedy of Ken Dodd is coming to Weston for one night only.

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The Playhouse
Yesterday, 10:23
The Sound of Music

The Sound Of Music is due to hit the stage at the Bristol Hippodrome and you could win tickets.

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Court

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between March 26 and April 20:

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Saturday, May 2, 2015
Aaron Hunt with mum Alison Jenkins.

Five of the nation’s leading legal experts will this month rule on whether North Somerset Council must rethink its 2012 decision to radically reduce funding for youth services.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Dr Steven Pearse-Danker will appear at North Somerset Courthouse later this month.

A GP has appeared in court, accused of sexually assaulting a patient at Clevedon Hospital.

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Friday, April 10, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse.

THE following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between February 20 and March 25:

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Weston News

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A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl has been killed following a collision with a car this afternoon (Thursday) near Weston-super-Mare.

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17:30
Weston Aid live music event in aid of Hospicecare at Hornets Rugby Club

GENEROUS revellers enjoyed an evening of live music in aid of Weston Hospicecare on Saturday.

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Weston Hospicecare
Rebecca Minnock and her three-year-old son Ethan.

POLICE have said ‘concern is growing’ for a mother and her three-year-old son who was last seen on Tuesday.

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15:00
Ryan Scott (centre) with students he his helping to teach GCSE maths.

A WORLE secondary school has given one of Britain’s youngest ever teachers the chance to help dozens of students on their way to passing their maths GCSEs, while studying for a place at the University of Oxford.

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Priory Community School
14:00
Powervamp has won a contract to supply power to one of the oldest air shows in the world

A WESTON-BASED firm has won a contract to supply power to one of the oldest air shows in the world.

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Sport

Yesterday, 14:24

Portishead’s Rio Williams was crowned British kickboxing champion at the NEC in Birmingham.

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Yesterday, 14:23
Cricket bat and ball

Claverham remain top of the league after recording an impressive victory at Portishead.

Yesterday, 14:19
Bowls  Clarencev Portishead RBL.

Latest scores and results from around the North Somerset area.

Yesterday, 14:18
Charlotte Green.

Nailsea athlete Charlotte Green provided the backbone to the UK’s fastest female 800m so far this season in Manchester British Milers Club meeting.

Yesterday, 14:17
Portishead Running Club.

ecord number of 18 runners from Portishead Running Club attended the Tyntesfield 10k multi-terrain race.

Business

A village pub which faced closure will undergo an extensive refurbishment after a community campaign to save it proved successful.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Nigel Hammond, new eco friendly gardening business.

A business man from Nailsea has decided to branch out into eco-friendly gardening.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Louise Perry and her dog Reuben.

An animal lover from Nailsea has started running dog training classes.

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Sunday, May 17, 2015
White Hart Pub , Weston in Gordano.

Campaigners are hoping new legislation will offer greater pub protection powers after it emerged a flagship scheme to avert closures had received limited uptake and mixed results in North Somerset.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Mendip  Carpets, High Street in business for 43 years. Neil O Rourke and Steven Williams.

A flooring specialist in Nailsea is celebrating more than 40 years in business.

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Education

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Families from Nailsea emptied their pockets to raise money for the RNLI.

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Yesterday, 11:02
Pupils with their school newsletter

A brand new newspaper has been launched in North Somerset aimed at raising money for a good cause.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Nailsea School Year 13 leavers dressed up for last day of term.

Hellboy, three blind mice and garden gnomes were among the colourful characters who turned up for their final day as pupils at Nailsea School.

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Martin Gregory with pupils at St Mary's Primary School

Children in Portbury had the chance to find out about vintage cars when a Morris Minor stopped off at St Mary’s Primary School.

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St Mary's Primary School
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Watching competitors in the snail race.

Snail racing and making fruit kebabs are just two of the fun activities children in Portishead have been enjoying.

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