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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Doll’s clothes the only thing that would fit me when I was born

In 1933, when George Perry was born 14 weeks early, no one expected him to still be here 78 years later. Mr Perry was born on October 13, 1933 at Bristol General Hospital and weighed just 2lbs.

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GP practice wins national award

A doctor’s surgery in Weston-Super-Mare is celebrating after being voted General Practice of the Year. The national competition was organised by healthcare magazine publisher Campden Publications and named Tudor Lodge Surgery the winner of the new award. Val Denton, the practice’s manager, was named Practice Manager of the Year and received a £2,500 bursary which can be used to make the surgery even better.

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Clevedon New Year dip for brave swimmers

Many courageous swimmers braved the winter temperatures to take a dip in the Clevedon sea for the annual New Year’s Day Swim. Dozens of members of the Middle Yeo Surf Lifesaving Club wore pantomime fancy dress, including Captain Hook and Snow White costumes and took a stroll from the Campbell’s Landing pub to the beach whilst singing songs. They were led by Channel swimmer Steve Price who was accompanying the songs with his banjo.

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