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Yesterday, 18:45

A Weston-super-Mare woman will follow a centuries-old map in search of a lost Inca trail.

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Yesterday, 21:00

The sights and sounds of tai chi, samba music and a rock choir filled Weston-super-Mare’s Italian Gardens at the weekend.

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Yesterday, 17:18

‘Critical defects’ in a structure preventing flooding in Kewstoke mean the system could fail in the next five years without repairs.

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Yesterday, 16:00

Mental health services in the South West will receive a ‘vital’ funding boost.

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Yesterday, 15:00

The Campus, in Locking Castle, will once again host activities to keep children occupied during the school holidays.

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What's On

Yesterday, 20:00

Weston-super-Mare Museum will host a free unscripted show performed by a Canadian theatre company this weekend.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

A ridiculous and funny adventure full of silliness and mischief is heading to the Theatre Shop in Clevedon.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

One of the most popular tribute acts for The Beatles is heading to Weston, and Mercury readers can win tickets to the show.

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

The difficulty I’ve had in writing this review for Miss Saigon at the Bristol Hippodrome is knowing where to start – the stunning singing, breathtaking sets or magnificent choreography.

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

A reality TV superstar, who also had a successful pop career, will discuss his rollercoaster life to date on a Weston stage next month.

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Court News

Mon, 17:51

A man accused of murdering his girlfriend told a medical expert he had ‘dreams of stabbing her in the back’, a jury was told today (Monday).

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Monday, May 14, 2018

An ex-police officer from Weston-super-Mare threatened to kill the woman he had an affair with when she told him the relationship was over, a court was told.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from February 28 to March 11:

Friday, May 4, 2018

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse from February 19-27.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Magistrate courts in and around Weston are in need of new people to join the bench and pass verdicts on criminal cases.

Education News

Yesterday, 13:00

Children from Sandford Primary School are adding new books to their library shelves, thanks to generous readers from the Weston Mercury.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

A new headteacher has been appointed at a ‘fast-improving’ school.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Applications have opened for preschool children to join a new academy at Locking Parklands.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Nurses held an interactive careers fair for students in Worle.

Monday, May 14, 2018

The efforts of thousands of schoolchildren and their teachers has brought Weston-super-Mare one step closer to securing plastic-free coastline status.

Sport News

Friday, May 18, 2018

Weston emerged victorious in this low-scoring encounter at home to Keynsham.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Uphill Castle slipped to their second defeat of the season, this time at home to Bridgwater seconds.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Lympsham & Belvedere lost at home to North Newton after their last seven wickets fell for just 19 runs.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Weston seconds travelled to Cheddar and suffered their first loss of the season, going down by three wickets.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Worle won the league title after a tough run of six matches in 14 days.

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Business News

Sunday, May 20, 2018

A hotel’s plan to increase the number of car parking spaces on offer will be debated on Monday night.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

The UK’s largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture has opened its first showroom in Weston.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

A new veterinary practice offering ‘compassionate’ 24-hour care has opened just outside Weston.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Time is running out for Weston-super-Mare’s top entrepreneurs to enter a competition which could be the big break your business needs.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

A rise in ‘unruly teenagers’ being ‘aggressive and fighting’ in Weston-super-Mare town centre has resulted in more antisocial behaviour occurring.

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Food and Drink

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Pub grub is among the most popular form of food in the UK. What could be better than a cold pint, a hearty warm meal and an inviting atmosphere? And the newly renovated pub The Star Inn, off the A38 past Winscombe, provides exactly that.

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