Weston Endoscopy Unit Reopens after £1.5 facelift

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The Mayor of Weston Super Mare has opened the endoscopy department at Weston General Hospital after a £1.5m investment in the unit’s facilities. The department at Weston General sees more than 4000 patients every year, providing endoscopic diagnostic tests and treatments which include colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and gastroscopy. Saffron Flower is the Matron for Critical [….]

Spring concerts 2018

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This spring Vibe Pop/Rock Choir put on, not one, but two, brilliantly uplifting concerts raising over £1,500 for local charity Wellspring Counselling.  Despite the freezing temperatures on Saturday 17th March, Vibe warmed the hearts of two packed audiences at their matinee and evening concerts held at the Methodist Church on Portishead High Street. Vibe Pop/Rock [….]

St Joseph’s Primary chess players through to semi-final of national competition

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Two teams from St Joseph’s RC Primary School Chess Club have qualified to play in the semi final of a national chess competition.  On 24th February two teams took part in the annual English Primary Schools Chess Association competition where the children had the opportunity to battle it out with ten schools from the West of England and South Wales, including [….]

It’s all Greek for Clevedon school students

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Clevedon School students have had a stunning exchange trip visit to their partner school in Greece. The amazing students performed a play which they wrote on Socratic thought, on the opening night of a literary festival in Athens at their partner school. They also learned Greek Dancing and took a trip to the top of [….]

Pupils display Olympic effort for maths day

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Talented pupils at a high-performing Clevedon primary school have been enjoying a special WOW! maths day – and arrived in style in Olympic sportswear! The Yeo Moor Primary School pupils wore Winter Olympic sportswear for the maths event themed as ‘Tacky and the Winter Games.’ Parents and carers were invited in to share in the [….]

Budding programmers in control

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Students in the Design & Technology Department at Clevedon School have been learning a wide range of new skills including programming their pocket computer ‘micro:bits’ to control devices including NeoPixels, robot arms and buggies. They have also been learning about programming ‘micro:bits’ using the Python language in their IT lessons – another brilliant example of [….]

Local clubs’ efforts in the town providing Springtime cheer

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With Spring around the corner the local Rotary Clubs’ efforts in Clevedon are now starting to show, The 5000 crocus bulbs are providing some welcome cheer around the town and a keen club member has recently refurbished the ‘Welcome to Clevedon’ sign on the roundabout leading from the motorway. The club also has a display [….]