Latest Weston News


A new firm will now operate North Somerset’s electric car charging points – a move which the council says will help cut pollution.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a seafront fire, which they say was started deliberately and was at risk of spreading.

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Charities looking for a chance to raise some money or promote their cause are being offered a unique opportunity by a Weston-super-Mare business.

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A Cheddar charity has been presented with a prestigious award for its work with wildlife during a TV documentary.

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Sedgemoor District Council has this week given the go-ahead for 17 new homes to be built in Burnham, despite objections from people in the town.

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What's On


A Scottish pop band will bring its fantastic show to one of Weston-super-Mare’s main venues later this year.

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The final work of Jane Austen will be remade into a beautiful musical in Bristol next month.

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Yesterday, 19:00

TV legends Dick and Dom will bring their fast-paced, pie-throwing live show to Bristol this summer.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A BRIT Award-winner will dazzle a Weston-super-Mare Playhouse audience with her entertaining show.

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Yesterday, 10:05

A team of top-quality musicians from years gone by has been assembled and will perform on a Weston-super-Mare stage next week – taking the audience back to the early days of rock ‘n’ roll.

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Court News

Yesterday, 17:37

A former Weston-super-Mare man accused of carrying out a premeditated terrorist attack on Muslims as they left a mosque has been remanded in custody on murder and attempted murder charges.

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Yesterday, 09:55

A Weston man who used a kitchen knife to stab his pet dog to death has been banned from keeping animals for life.

Yesterday, 07:00

A Weston-super-Mare parking warden who was assaulted while carrying out his duty has spoken out about the ‘completely unacceptable’ act which left him ‘concerned’ for his safety.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A Weston-super-Mare care worker who abused the trust of an adopted child’s family by targeting the little girl’s vulnerable birth mother to ask for £2,000 in return for her daughter’s new address has been spared jail.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Two Weston-super-Mare brothers who are serving life sentences for murdering a couple in Cornwall are having DNA evidence reviewed in the hope their case will be reheard at an appeals court.

Education News


Land earmarked for a primary school on one of Weston-super-Mare’s newest housing developments could instead be used for a temporary £3.9million Weston College site to teach more than 3,000 students.

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Yesterday, 12:00

University Centre Weston (UCW) has launched a new programme to encourage children in North Somerset to consider going to university.

Thu, 17:00

Cheddar school students united to mark a traditional religious event.

Thu, 15:00

A host of schoolchildren took to Weston’s biggest stage last week to show off their array of talents.

Thu, 13:05

University Centre Weston (UCW) is celebrating a huge achievement today (Thursday) after it was announced it is now in the top 20 per cent of higher education providers in the country.

Sport News

Weston Football Club’s assistant head coach, Chris Barker, has left the club, it has been confirmed.

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Wed, 15:51

Weston registered a comprehensive victory over league strugglers Temple Cloud, set up by a record opening stand of 221.

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Wed, 15:51

Uphill Castle slipped to their second successive defeat at Taunton Deane and their lead at the top reduced to just 14 points.

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Wed, 15:50

Winscombe came out on victors in the top of the table clash against Long Sutton.

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Wed, 15:49

A century from Cameron Harding helped Congresbury to a emphatic victory over Portishead at the Lake Grounds.

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Business News


Charities looking for a chance to raise some money or promote their cause are being offered a unique opportunity by a Weston-super-Mare business.

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Yesterday, 15:00

A famous television chef visited a North Somerset restaurant this week to sign copies of his latest cookbook.

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Yesterday, 13:30

Construction work at Weston-super-Mare’s Dolphin Square development will be completed in August, but it is not known when its various occupiers will open for business.

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Thu, 14:00

A Cheddar garage has been crowned the UK’s Garage Of The Year.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

The head of a Weston-super-Mare firm has scooped a top honour from an internationally-renowned business organisation.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Dessert restaurant chain Kaspa’s will open a store in Weston-super-Mare after it received planning permission from North Somerset Council.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Weston-super-Mare has tons of great places to eat, whether you are looking for a hearty breakfast, a Sunday roast or a Friday-night curry. Here are the top 10 restaurants in the town according to TripAdvisor...

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