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A word from the Editor Welcome to the August issue of the Weston & Worle View. We have had some fantastic weather in recent weeks, which hopefully has helped the town traders in these difficult times. But the summer’s not over yet, so let’s hope we get a few more weeks like that. There are some great events coming up in the next few weeks, see our What’s-On and Gig Guide for further information. We would like to thank all those people who wrote in to say how interesting they found our Beatles 50th Anniversary edition. Enjoy August! Steve Drew North Somerset  Council News The Weston & Worle View

This month’s front cover image was compiled using imagery kindly supplied by The West Somerset Railway.

At a glance – AUGUST


Editor Steve Drew Advertising Nick Carter Studio & Editorial Dave Collingbourne Marketing & Promotions Ian Williams and a very special thank you to

John Simms & Sam Burton, WSR creative contributions

Photography Andrew Thompson Weston & Worle View, Locking Farm Business Park, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS24 8PJ

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The West  Somerset Railway




Great Weston Bike Ride 2013 – Review

10 Banwell’s Historic Pubs and Inns 11 ‘Isle of Wedmore’ Windmills 13 Vets Seasonal Advice 16 Competitions! 24 What’s On & Gig Guide 30 Local Business Directory & Local Sports

‘Creepy House’

Summer Reading Challenge

From July 13th until September, children can choose any books to read from the thousands of titles held in libraries. Once signed up, children are challenged to read six books over three visits to the library. As they progress through the three stages of the reading challenge they can discover the secrets and discover the hair-raising residents of the Awful Upstairs, The Gruesome Ground Floor and The Spine-tingling Cellar. Children will receive a bookmark and their own Creepy House poster with three sets of stickers to collect. All materials are free and subject to availability. Every child who reads six books and completes the challenge by 14 September 2013 receives a certificate and medal. Children who finish can also be entered into a free Libraries West Prize Draw, sponsored by Peters Bookselling Services, with the chance to win a Kobo eReader or their age in books. The Creepy House Summer Reading Challenge was launched at a special event in the Town Hall on 13th July. Other events being held in libraries in the summer include storytelling by Michael Loader at Clevedon and Worle Libraries on 7 August and Nailsea and Portishead Libraries on 12 August. These events must be booked and paid in advance as spaces are limited. Please contact your local library for more details, costs and how to book. There is also an interactive Creepy House website created by the Reading Agency. The Summer Reading Challenge, organised nationally by the Reading Agency, is an immensely popular and successful national annual reading initiative. The Reading Agency is an independent charity working to inspire people to read more. 

August 2013

More than 4000 children joined the challenge in North Somerset libraries last year, which is now in its 15th year. The challenge helps children to maintain their reading motivation during the school holidays. Comments from children who participated in last year’s challenge, called ‘Story Lab’, included “It was cool and fun and I loved it. I love getting my gold medal at the end. I love going in to school to show them I did it.” Comments from parents included ”We all really enjoyed the Story Lab challenge, it made reading as a family really fun” and “A great way to get kids reading and enjoying books. Fantastic!”

Free wi-fi in libraries Free wi-fi will be available in every library across North Somerset from 1 August. This will allow customers to bring their own laptops and other devices into their local library to use the internet, creating more opportunities for free computers for other users and attract new customers along the way. Wi-fi will be available to everyone by simply visiting any library during opening hours and scanning for the signal. There will be no need to book and visitors do not need to be a library member to set-up an account. For first time users, customers will need to speak to a member of staff to set-up an account. Once they have done this they can continue to use any libraries in North Somerset. Wi-fi will not be available in the mobile library. It will also make it easier for customers to go online with their own wireless enabled devices, access council services and conduct their own online research. For more details and library opening hours visit

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West Somerset


The West Somerset Railway is England’s longest ‘heritage’ railway.

The railway runs its steam trains over 20 miles of line through the Quantock Hills and along the coast between Bishops Lydeard (4 miles from Taunton) and Minehead. Trains run every day until October 6th and then on selected dates until the end of the year. Apart from Minehead, the 10 stations along the route offer a wide variety of things to see and do. For walkers Crowcombe Heathfield and Stogumber are in the heart of the Quantocks. Watchet station sits in the centre of the old harbour town with its narrow streets, small shops, places to eat and pair of museums whilst Washford station is the home of the Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust and a 15 minute walk from Cleeve Abbey. The Abbey is now in the care of English Heritage and WSR passengers can obtain discounted admission by showing their tickets. A similar discount can be obtained at Dunster Castle which overlooks the medieval village or on Wednesdays and Saturdays there is an inclusive Dunster Castle Express outing from Bishops Lydeard. For normal train travel, on the West Somerset, passengers can simply come to the stations and buy their tickets at the booking office or from the Ticket Inspectors on the trains. We would like to thank John Simms and Sam Burton, of The West Somerset Railway, for all their help with copy, competition prizes and fabulous imagery, that has helped toward this month’s main editorial. We would also like to thank Alan Turner, Tim Stanger, Martin Southwood, Julian Moore and Norman (Black Prince) for their photographic contributions. For more information on up-coming events, check out the events page

Some other inclusive day out packages that the WSR offers include: The Lynton and Lynmouth Explorer – September 13th & 27th Murder Mystery Evenings October 26th & December 14th Cheese and Cider Lunches September 6th & 20th Pie and a Pint Lunch September 13th Fish & Chips and Ale evening out September 28th. All of these must be pre-booked via or call

WSR Stations

There are 10 wonderful stations and  halts along the West Somerset Railway.

Minehead Dunster Blue Anchor

01643 704996

Looking into October the Autumn Steam Gala is always a popular event and this years, will look to recreate the atmosphere of the ‘Cambrian’ section of British Railways, putting the clock back to the late 1950’s, early 1960’s in Mid Wales. There is an hourly train service, museums and workshops open along the line, book signings, model railways and other attractions. Discounted day tickets can be ordered in advance from the website or by telephone. Group and coach travel is something of a WSR speciality with discounts available for parties of 16 or more adults/seniors booked in advance. For more information on group bookings, please ring 01643 700384 (Mon–Fridays)

Washford Watchet Doniford Halt Williton Stogumber Crowcombe Heathfield Bishops  Lydeard

The website at has lots more information and many WSR leaflets can be found at local Tourist Information Centres.

Or call us on 01643 704996 (09.00 to 17.00 seven days a week)

BRITONS - YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU! We’ve all seen how iconic the governmental World War II poster ‘KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON’ has become. It has been changed, re-worded and distorted for comic affect, but even with all these manipulations, the original motivational message still gets through. The original piece was a statement; created to convey a strong message in dark times. However, it was by no means the first piece of motivational imagery that truly captured the imagination of the populace. That has to be Alfred Leete’s ‘Your Country NEEDS YOU!’ poster, of 1914. Alfred Leete (1882-1933) was proud to regard Westonsuper-Mare as his home town. In its turn the town should be proud to recognise him as one of its most noteworthy sons. Alfred was born in Northamptonshire in 1892, a year later the family moved to Weston due to his father’s ill health. Due to the boom in the holiday industry his parents opened up a boarding house, and later a hotel called LEETES. Alfred was educated at Kingsholm School in Arundal Road, from his early years he had shown an interest in drawing, which eventually led him to having them published in The Bristol Magpie. He then moved to London to try to find success. He had a small amount of his drawings published, but found times hard.

The original poster was so powerful that men volunteered for the army in their thousands. Various jobs followed from a designer in a furniture factory, to drawing seaside postcards (which have in themselves, become famous). The First World War, was to bring him everlasting fame at a time when he was drawing for a number of London papers and magazines – Punch, Tatler, Sketch, Bystander and of course, London Opinion. On 5th September 1914 the front of London Opinion bore an historic cover. The well known face of Kitchener, hero of Khartoum, his eyes steady, right arm and pointing finger outstretched, bore the legend ‘Your Country Needs You”.’

The signature was the unmistakeable one in small capitals, with the word ‘T’ of Alfred Leete. So the great poster was born. Kitchener’s commanding face and almost accusing finger was the spur that caused men in their thousands to join the army. An unkind remark at the time was that Kitchener was a poor general but a wonderful poster. Whatever his fighting skills, the Kitchener poster was the best that has ever been drawn and even today is used and recognised the world over. Later in the Great War, the Americans copied it substituting ‘Uncle Sam’ for Kitchener, but the initial impact of the great general was never lost. In the Second World War it was copied again, with Winston Churchill’s grim face in place of the original, but it never had the same appeal.

We would like to thank Weston-super-Mare Museum for their kind permission in letting us reproduce imagery and editorial from the Alfred Leete history. For more information, why not visit the Museum or visit their website at www.weston-super-maretowncouncil.

Great Weston Bike Ride 2013 What a Day!!!! The Great Weston Ride We had a GREAT day again at this year’s Ride, and it certainly looked like the near-900 entrants thoroughly enjoyed the event! It was fantastic to see so many people taking part, and also to see such huge numbers of people welcoming the riders home and cheering them across the line - thank you for creating such a great atmosphere! Also, the Ride couldn’t possibly happen without the fantastic help and support of a small army of friendly, wonderful people and companies, and we’d like to say an absolutely massive THANK YOU! to everyone who

helped out and contributed to making the Ride such a success again. Thanks again to you all participants, supporters, and helpers – and we’re looking forward already to doing it all again next year! Further information, and details can be found at Contact: Darren McKimm (Organiser) Tel: 07956 858851 email: mail@


8295 Ernest Henry Gillett was born in Worle in 1899 and lived with his parents William and Annie Jane at the Roses, High Street, Worle. On leaving school he joined the staff of the Maypole Dairy Company in Weston-superMare. Although under the military age of 18, in August 1916 he attempted to realise his ambition to fight for King and Country and enlisted in the Hampshire Regiment, but his age was discovered and he was sent back home. In February 1917, having reached the required age, he rejoined the regiment and was sent to France in November 1917. His three brothers had already enlisted in the army and were serving in France. Ernest was wounded on three occasions, but not badly enough to justify admission to a hospital in England. In October 1918 his parents were officially notified that he was wounded and missing and there remained hope of his eventual return. However, on 27 November they received the sad news that he had been killed in action on 2 September 1918. He was just 19 years old. It was a sad irony that his sister, Janet, was later to be killed by a bomb in the High Street, Worle, in 1940. Frank Gosden Worle History Society


Worle History Society: Secretary Raye Green (01934) 516773 References: Weston Gazette 1914, Weston-super-Mare Mercury 1914, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The society holds meetings in the Community Centre, Lawrence Road, Worle, on the first Thursday of the month at 7pm. All are welcome.

PUBS & INNS OF BANWELL In the nineteenth century, with no radio or television, the public houses, inns and drinking houses were very popular, as demonstrated by the number that existed at that time to serve a fairly small community. Also, the quality of drinking water was such, that often cider, beer or wine was consumed instead of the water, in quantities that would seem excessive today. There are 9 that are known to have existed (there were certainly more): 1 1. Perhaps the oldest known pub was ‘The George’ in the High Street, which can be dated as far back as 1619 and was closed around 1952.


2. The ‘Smith’s Arms’ became a public house in 1859 when it was purchased by a George Stephens and was closed in 1921. Sadly this picturesque dwelling was demolished and replaced by the ‘Whistling Duck’ in 1967. The name Whistling Duck was named (after a competition to find the best name) by one of the children of the Wills tobacco family then residing in Banwell Castle. Latterly, it has been renamed again as the ‘Seasons’ but is now closed.


3. The ‘White Hart’ stands near the Old School-house on High Street and was known to be licensed between 1906–1932. ‘White Hart’ is the fifth most popular pub name in England (431 in a recent count).‘Hart’ is the original word for stag, and was the personal emblem of Richard II, who introduced legislation compelling pubs to display a sign.


4. The ‘Bell’ on the corner of West Street and East Street, can be dated to 1745, and is still thriving today. It was for many years in the ownership of the well known Tuckey family who were also stone-cutters; evidence of their work can be seen in Banwell Churchyard.

5. T he ‘Ship’ opposite the Bell can be dated to 1745 and was thought to have originally been called the ‘Sheep Inn’ as it was used by sheep drovers who drove their sheep down the High Street (which in its turn was originally called ‘Hardings Lane’). The Ship and the Bell were also post houses where wagonettes plying their trade from Weston to Cheddar called in to have their horses changed before continuing their journey. It was desirable to have fresh horses to face the long pull up Castle Hill (then named the ‘Rodway’), which was even steeper in those days than it is now.



6. The ‘Brewers Arms’ in Church Street was originally a family home; in 1851 it was a home for John Nichols, papermaker, and in 1822 Daniel Hemens, papermaker and family. In the 1851 census Daniel is described as a ‘former papermaker’ which is around the date that the paper mill closed. In 1861 it became a public house and the first landlord was Thomas Parsley, a baker and innkeeper. According to a previous licensee, he had been told that at one time the pub was called the ‘Paper Mill Arms’

7. T here was another public house, the ‘Mitre’ which once stood at Knightcott which appeared to have been built around 1851 with John Cheatham as the innkeeper. This photo was taken when it was being used as a private home by the Eddy family.


8. An Inn called the ‘Globe’ stood at No.30 West Street (now called ‘Stonehouse’) which was referred to in 1846 owned by Richard Tuckey and before that, according to church rates, it was called the “Hand & Pen” which then included No. 32.



9. Then there was the ‘Swan’, listed as such in 1706, which overlooked the village pond and is now a dwelling called the ‘Mill House’ which is next to the Post Office. Hope you have found this article interesting, and if you wish to read more about the history of Banwell, check out the Banwell History website at

Acknowledgements to Roy Rice for his assistance in preparing the above and in particular his book ‘Pictures and Notes of a village now lost.’ Many thanks to the Banwell History website for all its kind contributions.

Ashton Windmill, Chapel Allerton As one of the few remaining windmills in Somerset, the stone tower of Ashton Windmill, Chapel Allerton, is over 200 years old. A stone tower mill with a cedar-boarded cap, the mill was built about 1760 for the purpose of grinding corn for flour and beans for cattle food. The earliest known reference to a windmill at Chapel Allerton is in 1317. The high ground here, known as the ‘Isle of Wedmore’, is an ideal place for a windmill as it catches the wind from many different directions. Ashton Windmill was renovated in 1958 (after being originally closed in 1929), when the stonework was restored, and a new boat-shaped roof, doors and new sails were fitted. For the first time, the windmill was visited by the public. After the death of the owner in 1966, the mill was cared for by Bristol City Museum. The sails were renewed in 2009 by Sedgemoor District Council. The site belongs to and is maintained by Sedgemoor District Council, with help from a Management Committee with representatives of the Council, Parish Council and local volunteer custodians. Ashton Windmill is now open regularly throughout the summer, thanks to a dedicated team of local volunteers. If you wish to know more, there is an information board on site or check ashton.htm which also gives contact details of the committee.

Patient Council  at Weston General Hospital

Patients supporting the improvements in Care Weston General Hospital’s mission is to deliver the best possible patient care. As part of this, the hospital has started an exciting journey to improve the way services are delivered to patients for the population it serves across North Somerset and parts of Somerset. In 2012 it set up the Patient’s Council to give the Weston Area Health NHS Trust a view of the hospital from the people who use it, to help influence how services and patient experience can be improved. The recruitment process for the Council was two-fold. A selection of 40 patients and relatives, who in the last 12 months had previously written to the hospital about its services were contacted, and an advert was placed in local papers inviting people to attend. The Patients Council were keen to recruit people who had a range of experiences and also actively sought out people who were dissatisfied with their experience, at the Trust. A seminar was held on a Saturday in early July and over 50 people attended, from which 23 expressed a formal interest in forming the Patients’ Council. To make sure recruitment was fair, applicants were interviewed by non-staff members, such as volunteers from the National Patients’ Association and the local Primary Care Trust. Sixteen members were recruited and the first meeting was held in October 2012, with the nomination of the Chair concluding in November 2012. The Chair of the Patients’ Council now has a seat at the Weston Area Health Authority Trust Board and provides a direct link with discussion and decisions taken at Board level that may affect the life of the patient. A hugely valuable body of expertise is shared in the Patients’ Council, who work with the Trust to monitor and measure the experience of the patient, offer critical advice in any changes in policy which may impact on patient care and to input into the delivery of change. Although it is still early days for the Patients’ Council, it is rapidly growing as an invaluable representative body. As members find their feet, they are sitting on key committees and have developed a Patient Experience Strategy to assist the Trust in measuring how patients feel about their care and in making the necessary changes. This will grow into a powerful group and is fortunate to have passionate, intelligent, and committed individuals. One Council member says: “I have used the services of the Trust on many occasions not just for myself but for family members, including my children, grandchildren, partner and mother.” “Our mission is to look at any improvements that need to be made for patients, and work with the Trust to make them happen. I thoroughly enjoy my work as a member of the Patients Council, which is very diverse and has enabled me to have an insight into and an understanding of the workings and running of such a complex organization that is forever in the public eye.” “In addition, I am getting to know some members of staff and understand what motivates them, as well as engaging with patients while developing the Trust’s Patient Experience Strategy, visiting wards and observing practice, and patient and staff interactions. I feel when you have a grasp of both sides of the coin it helps to enable us to make good and fair decisions regarding the work we are doing in assisting the Trust in improving the patient experience.” The Patients’ Council is keen to hear from people of all ages who would like to become a member – whether they have used the hospital or not. If you would like further information please contact

Warm Weather Consultations In the warm weather we encounter a lot of problems with fleas. During August we will be offering free nurse consultations to check your pet for fleas and make them a personal flea treatment programme for the year. Your pet does not need to socialise with other animals to get fleas or even go outside.

You can keep up to date with all our latest news by visiting our Facebook page.

We will be offering discounts on a new chewable flea tablet throughout August. Please phone us today if you would like to find out more or book your appointment with one of our qualified nurses. If your pet is on Advocate, we now offer a txt reminder system so you will never forget to apply it! We also provide all puppy owners, kitten owners and pet health scheme clients with a preventative health calendar for the year. On Saturday 7th September we will be taking part in the Coniston Challenge for Guide Dogs. Every Friday during August, we will have cupcakes for sale to help us reach our target, yum yum! Please visit greenpastures to make your donation to this excellent cause. Are you thinking about getting a puppy or kitten? We have some excellent starter packages which include vaccinations, microchipping, 1 dose of worm and flea treatment and much more starting from £55. You will also receive a vet examination and comprehensive nurse consultation where you will have all your questions answered! If you’re going away on holiday soon and you are putting your pet into a kennels or cattery, have you considered what you could do to make their stay away less worrying for them? We have put together a great article to help with holiday stress, please visit our website to take a look!



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Enter today to be in with a chance of winning a FREE Lawn Cut from CAMERON CARPENTRY and Landscaping. For a glance at the quality of work, check out the website at www. For your chance to win a FREE Lawn Cut, simply answer this question. ‘Which football team plays at OLD TRAFFORD?’ a) Chelsea b) Arsenal c) Manchester United Send your answer along with your contact details to before the 18th of August. Winners will be contacted soon after that date.

WIN Quarry Concert Tickets For your chance to win FREE Tickets for Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September, simply answer this question. ‘What was the Beatles first UK hit single?’ Was it: a) Love Me Do b) Please Please Me c) From Me To You Send your answer along with your contact details to before the 18th of August. Winners will be contacted soon after that date. Alternatively, you can send your answers by post to: August Competitions, Weston & Worle View, Locking Farm Business Park, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare,North Somerset BS24 8PJ. All entrants must reach us before 18/8/2013 16

August 2013

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WIN WSR Family Tickets Our friends at the West Somerset Railway have been kind enough to offer 5 family tickets to our readers for up-coming and acclaimed West Somerset Railway Autumn Steam Gala. For a chance to WIN a Family Day Ticket worth £50, just answer this simple question:

‘What are the dates of the West Somerset Railway Autumn Steam Gala?’ The answer can be found on the West Somerset Railway website

Send your answer along with your contact details to: before the 15th of September. Winners will be contacted soon after that date.

WIN Odeon Tickets

Enter today to be in with a chance of winning a FREE Weston-super-Mare Odeon Family Cinema Ticket!

For your chance to win this FREE Family Ticket, simply answer this question. ‘What is was the name Woody’s horse in Toy Story?’ Was it: a) Ken b) Bullseye c) Mr Potato Head Send your answer along with your contact details to before the 18th of August. Winners will be contacted soon after that date.



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Real Ale & Cider Festival 2013 If you wish more information on the three day festival and how much was raised for good causes, visit the Lions Festival site at The Weston Lions wish to thank all the sponsors, supporters, volunteers and patrons who helped make the weekend such a smashing success. Among the Barrel Sponsors were........

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What’s On – August 2013

Events Guide 1st August – 31st August

Welcome to our expanding events guide. Kindly contributed to by YOU. The listing covers up-coming Events in August, a Gig Guide and local Pubs, Bars and Eateries.

Theatre, Arts and Events Up-coming August events

24th July – 28th August Scott May’s Daredevil Stunt Show Scott May’s Stunt Show is on for over four weeks! Brean Leisure Park, Coast Road, Brean Somerset TA8 2QY

Tel: 01278 751595

4th & 18th August Torbay Steam Express Steam Trains to the English Riviera

18th August Open Cockpit Day and Helicopter Experience Flights

Operating from Bristol Temple Meads, calling at Weston-super-Mare and Taunton. For information and telephone bookings call 01453 834477 or 835414 between 9.15 and 16.45 Mon to Friday.

10am - 5.30pm (flights from 2pm) Helicopter Museum,Weston-super-Mare Usual museum admission applies. Flights are an additional £34 per seat. For more details:

24th – 25th August 1776 Battle Re-enactment

3rd August Grand Pier - Salsa on the Pier

Beachside Holiday Park Coast Road, Brean Somerset TA8 2QZ

Starts 10am until late Grand Pier,Weston-super-Mare Tickets: £22. For more details: Grand Pier Events Team,

Tel: 01934 646 155

3rd & 4th August W. S. R. Steam Fayre & Vintage Vehicle Rally

Ashton Court Estate

Tel: 01643 704996

14th August Minehead Summer Festival

Grove Park, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2QJ

Tel: 07952 943855 GroveParkCafe 24


Station Field Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset TA4 3BX

4th August Des Henly’s Singers & Strummers

Tel: 01934 417 117

For information visit the website at

Minehead Eye, the West Somerset Railway and the Red Arrows Minehead, Somerset TA24 5BG

For information visit the website at component/ohanah/mineheadsummer-festival-air-show

August 2013 WHAT’S 2013 ON

For more information telephone 01278 751346

8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th August Live American Wrestling The Grand Pier, Marine Parade Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1AL

For more information telephone 01934 620238

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2nd August 3rd August 4th August 8th August 9th August 15-17th August 21st August 22nd August 23rd August 24th August 25th August 29th August 30th-31st August

Country Roads Bee Gees Fever Chris & Pui Roadshow Joe Pasquale That’ll Be The Day Grease – The Musical Glenn Miller Orchestra Lincoln – The Film Postman Pat Live The ELO Experience Last Night at The Proms Jimmy Tarbuck Gotta Sing Gotta Dance

for more details call The Playhouse on

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Local Gig Guide- August 2013 2nd August Mark Ely Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

Zuma The New Market 129 High St, WsM BS23 1HN 01934 412030

3rd August The Stanleys The Bear 30 Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2AW 01934 620739 bearwestonsupermare

Tom Conibear Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

Smoking Gun The Old Pier Tavern, Burnham-on-Sea Pier Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset TA8 1BT oldpiertavern

Cover 2 Cover The New Market 129 High St, WsM BS23 1HN 01934 412030

15th August Soulville Express Scallys 12 Carlton Street, WsM BS23 1UA 01934 413412

16th August Jenna Witts

Scallys 12 Carlton Street, WsM BS23 1UA 01934 413412

Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

9th August

The New Market 129 High St, WsM BS23 1HN 01934 412030

Hot Rinks

Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

17th August

10th August

The New Market 129 High St, WsM BS23 1HN 01934 412030

The Ketones Catherine’s Inn Bleadon Road, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS24 0PZ catherinesinn

August 2013 WHAT’S 2013 ON

Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

The Cherry Red

Alchemists Wardrobe


Ben Pang


Slapface and the Hoagies Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

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Local Gig Guide- August 2013 23rd August With Nell and I Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

24th August TBC Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

Mel’s Carribbean Nite Parish Pump Queensway, Worle WsM 01934 512046

TBC The New Market 129 High St, WsM BS23 1HN 01934 412030

ZUMA The Nut Tree FREE ENTRY 9–11.30pm Ebdon Road North Worle Weston-super-Mare BS22 6UN 01934 510900 e:

29th-31st August FOLKFEST

Burnham-on-Sea Various Artists Various Venues

30th August Phil King Loves Cafe 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

25th August

31st August

John Sevink of the Levellers & Dan Donnelly


Loves Cafe 5pm £10 tickets in advance 01934 645672 Loves Cafe, 9 West St, WsM

Harrison Larner Maine Bonds Wine Bar Walliscote Rd, WsMare BS23 1UG 01934 635747 bondswinebarweston

Grouvecat ‘Sat In A Field’ Festival Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset satinafield

The New Market 129 High St, WsM BS23 1HN 01934 412030

The Van Grahams Scallys 12 Carlton Street, WsM BS23 1UA 01934 413412

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Weston & Worle Local Business Directory

The Weston and Worle View Business Directory is a listing for companies servicing North West Somerset. Adverts come in various sizes, as either a quarter, eighth, full sixteenth (including logo) or base linage. All inserts include company name, address and contact details and are listed alphabetically within its industry category.

Care Homes and Caring

Accountancy and Bookkeeping

Anthony Smith & Co

St Monica Trust

Chartered Management Accountants

2 Pegasus Place, Sandford, Winscombe North Somerset BS25 5AD

t: 01934 524808

t: 01934 825 900



Aircraft, Flight & Gliding

Mendip Gliders

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Asian Take-Aways

4 Seasons - Asian Food Take-Away Restaurant 14 The Centre, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon, BS23 1UW

t: Tel: 01934 643777 Hussains Indian Food & Take-Away Restaurant 4 Orchard St, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon, BS23 1RQ

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Building Maintenance

Camerons Carpentry & Building Maintenance Carpentry, Decorating and Landscaping

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Carpentry & Property Maintenance

Car Services and Garages

Accident Repairs � Panel Beating & Spraying Minor Paint Scratches & Scuffs Paintless Dent Removal � Restoration Custom Car Body Styling

T: 01934 623262

M: 07866 479939

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Carpets and Carpet Cleaning

Carpets R Us

Crawfords PRC Ltd

Unit B, Aisecome Way, Weston-super-Mare BS22 8NA

Professional Carpet & Upholstry Cleaners

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Car Services and Garages (cont)


Computers & IT


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Drain Services


Furniture Re-Furbishment

Budgies & Wombles Furniture Re-furbishment

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Gas Supplies


Hairdressers & Barbers

Motorcycles Servicing/Supplies/Parts

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Motor Supplies/Tyres/Services

Sandford Tyres The Depot, Greenhill Rd, Sandford, Winscombe, BS25 5PH t: 01934 852279 e:


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Plumbing & Central Heating Engineers


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Removals & Deliveries

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Jays Emporium & Removals 3 Loxton Rd Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 4QX t: 01934 644222 e: w: Man with Van, Waste collection and house clearence. Second-hand furniture.


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Self Storage


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Team Mendip Ladies; Shepton Mallet 5-a-Side Team Mendip Ladies FC had mixed fortunes at the recent Shepton Malet 5-a-side tournament. Fielding two teams the Reds captained by Sophie Marks and the Whites captained by Charlie Longhorn. Both teams had wins in the group stages and the whites were unlucky not to progress to the semifinals. The Reds despite losing Chaz Timmins to a serious knee injury did progress to the semi’s were they were well beaten by the eventual winners of the competition. The hot weather conditions made it a testing but enjoyable workout for all the girls. Pre-season training continues on Wednesdays and Sundays and new players are most welcome. For details contact Andy Stallard 07813988948 or Jack Edgar 07795071721 Woodland Lawn Tennis Club, W-s-M

COME AND PLAY SESSIONS Woodland has two open sessions where non-members can come along and enjoy a game of tennis. On Fridays, from 9.30am until 11ish, Woodland runs a ‘ladies’ morning’. All abilities are welcome, even complete beginners, and the most essential requirement is a good sense of humour! Light refreshments and a good chat also play a major role in the morning’s activities. Rackets can be provided. The cost to non-members is £2 and members can come along for free. On Thursday evenings, from 6.30pm, there is an open Club evening where social games are arranged. Again, there is a £2 charge for non-members; this session is not suitable for those who have never played before. So if you fancy a game of tennis, pop down to Woodland. e: for more details. 46

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Weston-super-Mare  & District  Skittle League It will soon be the start of the winter skittles season again. Captains of the Weston & District Men’s League will be collecting their fixture books on 18th August and the season will commence on 2nd September. The League is scheduled to start with 45 teams but even at this late stage it could accommodate further teams subject to alleys etc.

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Weston and Worle View - August 2013  

Weston-super-Mare and Worle local community magazine. Featuring articles on the West Somerset Railway, Alfred Leete's iconic poster and Banw...

Weston and Worle View - August 2013  

Weston-super-Mare and Worle local community magazine. Featuring articles on the West Somerset Railway, Alfred Leete's iconic poster and Banw...